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describe

US [dɪˈskraɪb]
UK [dɪ'skraɪb]
  • v.描述;形容;把…称为;沿…形状移动
  • Web描写;叙述;描绘
Simple Present:describes  Present Participle:describing  Past Tense:described  
describe
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v.
1.
描述;形容;把…称为to say what sb/sth is like
Can you describe him to me?
你能向我描述一下他的样子吗?
The man was described as tall and dark, and aged about 20.
据描述这男人高个子,深色皮肤,年龄在 20 岁左右。
Jim was described by his colleagues as ‘unusual’.
吉姆被同事们称为“不寻常”的人。
Describe how you did it.
谈谈你是怎样做这事的。
Several people described seeing strange lights in the sky.
好几个人都说看到天上出现了奇异光芒。
2.
~ sth
沿…形状移动;画出…图形;形成…形状to make a movement which has a particular shape; to form a particular shape
The shark described a circle around the shoal of fish.
这条鲨鱼围绕着鱼群游动。

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
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