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compliment

US [ˈkɑmplɪmənt]
UK [ˈkɒmplɪmənt]
  • v.赞美;称赞;钦佩
  • n.称赞;赞扬;致意;问候
  • Web恭维;敬意;恭维话
Plural Form:compliments  Present Participle:complimenting  Past Tense:complimented  
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n.
1.
[c]
赞扬;称赞a remark that expresses praise or admiration of sb
to pay sb a compliment(= to praise them for sth)
对某人表示赞扬
‘You understand the problem because you're so much older.’ ‘I'll take that as a compliment !’
“您是能理解这个问题的,因为您年纪大那么多。”“就当你这是夸奖吧!”
It's a great compliment to be asked to do the job.
获聘请做这项工作是一项极大的荣誉。
to return the compliment(= to treat sb in the same way as they have treated you)
照样回敬
2.
[pl]
致意;问候;祝贺polite words or good wishes, especially when used to express praise and admiration
My compliments to the chef!
请向厨师代为致意!
Compliments of the season!(= for Christmas or the New Year)
谨致节日的祝贺!(圣诞节或新年时的贺辞)
Please accept these flowers with the compliments of(= as a gift from) the manager.
请接受经理送的鲜花。
v.
1.
~ sb (on sth)
赞美;称赞;钦佩to tell sb that you like or admire sth they have done, their appearance, etc.
She complimented him on his excellent German.
她夸奖他德语棒极了。

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