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argue

US [ˈɑrˌɡju]
UK [ˈɑː(r)ɡju]
  • v.争论;争辩;争吵;论证
  • Web辩论;说服;主张
Simple Present:argues  Present Participle:arguing  Past Tense:argued  
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v.
1.
[i]
争论;争吵;争辩to speak angrily to sb because you disagree with them
My brothers are always arguing.
我的兄弟们总是争论不休。
We're always arguing with each other about money.
我们总是为钱吵嘴。
I don't want to argue with you─just do it!
我不想和你争辩,干吧!
2.
[i][t]
论证;说理;争辩to give reasons why you think that sth is right/wrong, true/not true, etc., especially to persuade people that you are right
They argued for the right to strike.
他们据理力争罢工权利。
She argued the case for bringing back the death penalty.
她为恢复死刑的主张提供论据。
He was too tired to argue the point(= discuss the matter) .
他太倦了,不想讨论这个问题。
a well-argued article
凿凿有据的文章
He argued that they needed more time to finish the project.
他提出理由说明他们需要更多的时间来完成该项目。
It could be argued that laws are made by and for men.
法律由人并为人制定的这一点颇有道理。
3.
[t]
~ sth
证明;表明to show clearly that sth exists or is true
These latest developments argue a change in government policy.
最近的事态发展表明政府改变了政策。

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