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improvise

US [ˈɪmprəˌvaɪz]
UK [ˈɪmprəvaɪz]
  • v.临时拼凑;临时做;即兴创作(音乐、台词、演讲词等)
  • Web临时准备;即席创作;即席而作
Simple Present:improvises  Present Participle:improvising  Past Tense:improvised  
improvise
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v.
1.
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临时拼凑;临时做to make or do sth using whatever is available, usually because you do not have what you really need
There isn't much equipment. We're going to have to improvise.
设备不多,我们只能将就着用。
We improvised some shelves out of planks of wood and bricks.
我们用木板和砖头临时搭了些架子。
2.
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即兴创作(音乐、台词、演讲词等)to invent music, the words in a play, a statement, etc. while you are playing or speaking, instead of planning it in advance
‘It'll be ready some time next week, I expect,’ she said, improvising.
“我估计下个星期内会准备好的。”她随口说道。
He improvised on the melody.
他即兴演奏了那首曲子。
an improvised speech
即席讲演

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