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US [kəˈmend]
UK [kə'mend]
  • v.推荐;表扬;举荐;受到赞同
  • Web称赞;赞扬;委托
Simple Present:commends  Present Participle:commending  Past Tense:commended  
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v.
1.
~ sb (for sth/for doing sth).~ sb (on sth/on doing sth)
(尤指公开地)赞扬,称赞,表扬to praise sb/sth, especially publicly
She was commended on her handling of the situation.
她因妥善处理了那个局面而受到表扬。
His designs were highly commended by the judges(= they did not get a prize but they were especially praised) .
他的设计受到了评委的高度赞扬。
2.
~ sb/sth (to sb)
推荐;举荐to recommend sb/sth to sb
She is an excellent worker and I commend her to you without reservation.
她工作出色,我毫无保留地把她推荐给你。
The movie has little to commend it(= it has few good qualities) .
这部电影乏善可陈。
3.
~ itself to sb
受到赞同;得到认可if sthcommends itself to sb, they approve of it
His outspoken behaviour did not commend itself to his colleagues.
他直言不讳的行为不受他同事的欢迎。
4.
~ sb/sth to sb
把…托付给(或委托于)to give sb/sth to sb in order to be taken care of
We commend her soul to God.
我们把她的灵魂托付给上帝。

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