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anticipate

US [ænˈtɪsɪˌpeɪt]
UK [ænˈtɪsɪpeɪt]
  • v.预料;预期;预见;期望
  • Web期待;提前使用;预感
Simple Present:anticipates  Present Participle:anticipating  Past Tense:anticipated  
anticipate
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v.
1.
预料;预期to expect sth
We don't anticipate any major problems.
我们预料不会出现什么大问题。
Our anticipated arrival time is 8.30.
我们预计抵达的时间是 8:30。
The eagerly anticipated movie will be released next month.
那部观众翘首企盼的电影将于下月上映。
They anticipate moving to bigger premises by the end of the year.
他们预期年底前迁入较大的经营场址。
I don't anticipate it being a problem.
我不认为它会成为一个问题。
We anticipate that sales will rise next year.
我们预料明年销售量将会增加。
It is anticipated that inflation will stabilize at 3%.
据预测,通货膨胀将稳定在 3%。
2.
预见,预计(并做准备)to see what might happen in the future and take action to prepare for it
We need someone who can anticipate and respond to changes in the fashion industry.
我们需要一个能预见时装业变化并做出应对的人。
Try and anticipate what the interviewers will ask.
尽量设想面试主持者会提出什么问题。
3.
~ (doing) sth.~ (sth doing) sth
期盼;期望to think with pleasure and excitement about sth that is going to happen
We eagerly anticipated the day we would leave school.
我们迫切地期盼着毕业离校的那一天。
The more I anticipated arriving somewhere, the more disappointed I was.
我越期盼在某方面有所成就,就越失望。
4.
~ sb (doing sth)
先于…做;早于…行动to do sth before it can be done by sb else
When Scott reached the South Pole he found that Amundsen had anticipated him.
斯科特到达南极时发现阿蒙森已到过那里。

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