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hasten

US [ˈheɪs(ə)n]
UK ['heɪs(ə)n]
  • v.促进;急忙进行;赶紧说(或做);使加快
  • Web催促;赶快;加速
Simple Present:hastens  Present Participle:hastening  Past Tense:hastened  
hasten
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v.
1.
[i]
~ to do sth
急忙进行;赶紧说(或做)to say or do sth without delay
She saw his frown and hastened to explain.
看到他皱起眉头,她赶紧解释。
He has been described as a ‘charmless bore’─not by me, I hasten to add .
他被说成是“无聊的啰嗦鬼” — 不是我说的,我赶忙加了一句。
2.
[t]
~ sth
促进;使加快to make sth happen sooner or more quickly
The treatment she received may, in fact, have hastened her death.
实际上,她所接受的治疗可能加快了她的死亡。
News of the scandal certainly hastened his departure from office.
这一丑闻肯定加速了他的离任。
3.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
赶往(某地)to go or move somewhere quickly

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