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  • n.短语;词组;习语;成语
  • v.措辞;分乐节(尤指为奏乐或歌唱)
  • Web片语;乐句;习惯用语
Plural Form:phrases  Present Participle:phrasing  Past Tense:phrased  
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n.
1.
短语;词组a small group of words without a finite verb that together have a particular meaning and that typically form part of a sentence. ‘the green car’ and ‘on Friday morning’ are phrases .
2.
成语;习语;惯用法;警句a group of words which have a particular meaning when used together
a memorable phrase
易记的警句
She was, in her own favourite phrase, ‘a woman without a past’.
用她自己最喜欢的字眼说,她是个“没有不清白过去的女人”。
3.
乐句;乐节a short series of notes that form a unit within a longer passage in a piece of music
v.
1.
[t]
(以某种方式)表达,措辞,推敲to say or write sth in a particular way
a carefully phrased remark
措辞谨慎的话语
I agree with what he says, but I'd have phrased it differently.
我赞同他说的,但我会以不同的方式表述。
Her order was phrased as a suggestion.
她的命令表述得像是一项建议。
2.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
划分乐句,分乐节(尤指为奏乐或歌唱)to divide a piece of music into small groups of notes; to play or sing these in a particular way, especially in an effective way

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