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complement

US [ˈkɑmpləˌment]
UK [ˈkɒmplɪment]
  • v.补充;补足;使完美;使更具吸引力
  • n.补语;补足语;补充物;补足物
  • Web补体;补集;补码
Plural Form:complements  Present Participle:complementing  Past Tense:complemented  
complement
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v.
1.
~ sth
补充;补足;使完美;使更具吸引力to add to sth in a way that improves it or makes it more attractive
The excellent menu is complemented by a good wine list.
佳肴佐以美酒,堪称完美无缺。
The team needs players who complement each other .
球队需要能够相互取长补短的队员。
n.
1.
~ (to sth)
补充物;补足物a thing that adds new qualities to sth in a way that improves it or makes it more attractive
2.
足数;足额the complete number or quantity needed or allowed
We've taken our full complement of trainees this year.
我们今年接收的实习生已满员。
3.
补足语;补语a word or phrase, especially an adjective or a noun, that is used after linking verbs such asbe andbecome , and describes the subject of the verb. In some descriptions of grammar it is used to refer to any word or phrase which is governed by a verb and usually comes after the verb in a sentence.
In the sentences ‘I'm angry’ and ‘He became a politician’, ‘angry’ and ‘politician’ are complements.
在句子 I'm angry 和 He became a politician 中,angry 和 politician 为补语。

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