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grave

US [ɡrɑv]
UK [ɡrɑːv]
  • n.坟墓;墓地;墓穴;死
  • v.刻;对(船底)作清洗并涂上沥青等涂料;铭记
  • adj.重要的;严重的;〔意大利语〕【音乐】沉重的;极慢的
  • adv.庄重地;极慢地
  • Web庄板;格拉夫;严肃的
Comparative Degree:graver  Superlative:gravest  Simple Present:graves  Present Participle:graving  Past Participle:graved  
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n.
1.
坟墓;墓穴;坟头a place in the ground where a dead person is buried
We visited Grandma's grave.
我们给祖母扫了墓。
There were flowers on the grave.
坟上有些花。
2.
[sing]
死亡;去世;逝世death; a person's death
Is there life beyond the grave(= life after death) ?
人死后有来生吗?
He followed her to the grave(= died soon after her) .
他紧跟着她离开了人世。
She smoked herself into an early grave(= died young as a result of smoking) .
她因抽烟而早逝。
IDM
My father would turn in his grave if he knew.
我父亲知道的话在九泉之下也会不得安宁的。
turn in his/her grave
九泉之下不得安宁likely to be very shocked or angry
My father would turn in his grave if he knew.
我父亲知道的话在九泉之下也会不得安宁的。
adj.
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gravity
1.
严重的;重大的;严峻的;深切的very serious and important; giving you a reason to feel worried
The police have expressed grave concern about the missing child's safety.
警方对失踪孩子的安全深表关注。
The consequences will be very grave if nothing is done.
如果不采取任何措施,后果将会是非常严重的。
We were in grave danger.
我们处于极大的危险之中。
2.
严肃的;庄严的;表情沉重的serious in manner, as if sth sad, important or worrying has just happened
He looked very grave as he entered the room.
他进入房间时表情非常严肃。

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