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compose

US [kəmˈpoʊz]
UK [kəmˈpəʊz]
  • v.组成;作曲;创作(音乐);撰写(信函、讲稿、诗歌等)
  • Web构成;写作;组合
Simple Present:composes  Present Participle:composing  Past Tense:composed  
compose
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
组成,构成(一个整体)to combine together to form a whole
Ten men compose the committee.
委员会由十人组成。
2.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
作曲;创作(音乐)to write music
Mozart composed his last opera shortly before he died.
莫扎特在创作出他最后一部歌剧后不久便去世了。
3.
[t]
~ a letter/speech/poem
撰写(信函、讲稿、诗歌等)to write a letter, etc. usually with a lot of care and thought
She composed a letter of protest.
她写了一封抗议信。
4.
[t][nopass]
使镇静;使平静to manage to control your feelings or expression
Emma frowned, making an effort to compose herself.
埃玛皱起了眉头,努力使自己镇定下来。
I was so confused that I could hardly compose my thoughts.
我心烦意乱难以镇定思绪。

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