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alternate

US [ɔlˈtɜrnət]
UK [ɔːlˈtɜː(r)nət]
  • v.交替;轮流;使交替;使轮流
  • n.代理人;代替者;候补者
  • adj.交替的;轮流的;间隔的;每隔(…天等)的
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Plural Form:alternates  Present Participle:alternating  Past Tense:alternated  
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adj.
1.
交替的;轮流的happening or following one after the other regularly
alternate layers of fruit and cream
水果层和奶油层相间
2.
间隔的;每隔(…天等)的if sth happens onalternate days, nights, etc. it happens on one day, etc. but not on the next
John has to work on alternate Sundays.
约翰每隔一周就有一个星期日得上班。
v.
1.
[t]
使交替;使轮流to make things or people follow one after the other in a repeated pattern
Alternate cubes of meat and slices of red pepper.
交替放置肉丁和红辣椒片。
Alternate cubes of meat with slices of red pepper.
交替放置肉丁和红辣椒片。
2.
[i]
交替;轮流to follow one after the other in a repeated pattern
alternating dark and pale stripes
深浅条纹相间
Dark stripes alternate with pale ones.
深浅条纹相间。
3.
[i]
~ between A and B
交替to keep changing from one thing to another and back again
Her mood alternated between happiness and despair.
她的心情一会儿高兴一会儿绝望。
n.
1.
代替者;代理人;候补者a person who does a job for sb who is away

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