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hint

US [hɪnt]
UK [hɪnt]
  • n.提示;暗示;迹象;窍门
  • v.暗示;透露;示意
  • Web线索;启示;提示信息
Plural Form:hints  Present Participle:hinting  Past Tense:hinted  
hint
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n.
1.
暗示;提示;示意something that you say or do in an indirect way in order to show sb what you are thinking
He gave a broad hint(= one that was obvious) that he was thinking of retiring.
他几乎明示他正在考虑退休。
Should I drop a hint(= give a hint ) to Matt?
我应该给马特一点暗示吗?
2.
征兆;迹象something that suggests what will happen in the future
At the first hint of trouble, they left.
他们一发现有点不妙的迹象就离开了。
3.
[ususing]
~ (of sth)
少许;少量a small amount of sth
a hint of a smile
一丝笑意
There was more than a hint of sadness in his voice.
他的声音中流露出了深切的悲伤。
The walls were painted white with a hint of peach.
墙壁粉刷成了略呈桃红的白色。
4.
[usupl]
~ (on sth)
秘诀;窍门a small piece of practical information or advice
handy hints on saving money
省钱妙诀
IDM
I thought they'd never go─some people just can't take a hint.
我以为他们永远也不会走的 — 有些人就是不会看眼色。
Sarah hoped he'd take the hint and leave her alone.
萨拉希望他能明白她的意思,不来打扰她。
take a/the hint
领会某人的暗示to understand what sb wants you to do even though they tell you in an indirect way
I thought they'd never go─some people just can't take a hint.
我以为他们永远也不会走的 — 有些人就是不会看眼色。
Sarah hoped he'd take the hint and leave her alone.
萨拉希望他能明白她的意思,不来打扰她。
v.
1.
[i][t]
暗示;透露;示意to suggest sth in an indirect way
What are you hinting at?
你在暗示什么?
They hinted (that) there might be more job losses.
他们暗示说可能会有更多人失业。
‘I might know something about it,’ he hinted.
“这事我也许知道一些。”他暗示道。

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