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simply

US [ˈsɪmpli]
UK ['sɪmpli]
  • adv.只是;简单地;简直;不过
  • Web仅仅;只不过;朴素地
Simply
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adv.
1.
(强调简单)仅仅,只,不过used to emphasize how easy or basic sth is
Simply add hot water and stir.
只需加上热水搅动就行。
The runway is simply a strip of grass.
所谓跑道不过是一长条草地而已。
Fame is often simply a matter of being in the right place at the right time.
成名常常是身在其位,恰逢其时,仅此而已。
You can enjoy all the water sports, or simply lie on the beach.
你可以进行所有的水上运动,或只是躺在沙滩上。
2.
(强调某说法)确实,简直used to emphasize a statement
You simply must see the play.
那出戏你真得看看。
The view is simply wonderful!
景色美极了!
That is simply not true!
那根本不是真的!
I haven't seen her for simply ages.
我真是好久没见她了。
3.
简单地in a way that is easy to understand
The book explains grammar simply and clearly.
这本书对语法解释得简明扼要。
Anyway, to put it simply , we still owe them £2 000.
反正简单地说,我们还欠他们 2 000 英镑。
4.
简朴地;朴素地in a way that is natural and plain
The rooms are simply furnished.
房间都陈设简朴。
They live simply(= they do not spend much money) .
他们生活简朴。
5.
(引出概括或解释)不过,只是used to introduce a summary or an explanation of sth that you have just said or done
I don't want to be rude, it's simply that we have to be careful who we give this information to.
我不是有意无礼,只不过这份资料给谁我们必须很慎重。

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