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shadow

US [ˈʃædoʊ]
UK [ˈʃædəʊ]
  • n.阴影;影子;昏暗处;背光处
  • v.跟踪;盯梢;跟随…实地学习(或参观);在…上投下(或覆盖)阴影
  • adj.影子内阁的
  • Web暗影;遮蔽;影像
Plural Form:shadows  Present Participle:shadowing  Past Tense:shadowed  
shadow
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阴影dark shape
1.
[c]
阴影;影子the dark shape that sb/sth's form makes on a surface, for example on the ground, when they are between the light and the surface
The children were having fun, chasing each other's shadows.
孩子们追逐着彼此的影子,玩得很开心。
The ship's sail cast a shadow on the water.
船帆在水面上投下一片影子。
The shadows lengthened as the sun went down.
随着太阳西下,影子越拉越长。
He didn't want to cast a shadow on(= spoil) their happiness.
他不想给他们的幸福蒙上阴影。
黑暗darkness
2.
[u]
昏暗处;背光处;阴暗处darkness in a place or on sth, especially so that you cannot easily see who or what is there
His face was deep in shadow , turned away from her.
他扭过头去背着她,脸冲着暗处。
I thought I saw a figure standing in the shadows.
我好像看见阴暗处站着一个人。
微量small amount
3.
[sing]
~ of sth
少许;些微;一丁点a very small amount of sth
A shadow of a smile touched his mouth.
他嘴角透出一丝笑意。
She knew beyond a shadow of a doubt(= with no doubt at all) that he was lying.
她十分清楚他在说谎。
影响influence
4.
[sing]
~ of sb/sth
(坏)影响the strong (usually bad) influence of sb/sth
The new leader wants to escape from the shadow of his predecessor.
新任领导想要摆脱前任的影响。
These people have been living for years under the shadow of fear.
这些人多年来一直生活在恐惧的阴影中。
眼睛下方under eyes
5.
[pl]
黑眼圈dark areas under sb's eyes, because they are tired, etc.
跟随的人sb that follows sb
6.
[c]
形影不离的人(或动物)a person or an animal that follows sb else all the time
虚幻事物sth not real
7.
[c]
虚幻的事物;不可能得到的东西a thing that is not real or possible to obtain
You can't spend all your life chasing shadows .
你不能一辈子追求虚无缥缈的东西。
IDM
be frightened/nervous/scared of your own shadow
非常胆小(或十分紧张)to be very easily frightened; to be very nervous
The new market is in the shadow of the City Hall.
新建的市场紧挨着市政厅。
in/under the shadow of
在…近旁very close to
The new market is in the shadow of the City Hall.
新建的市场紧挨着市政厅。
被(某人的光彩)所掩盖when you say that sb isin/under the shadow of another person, you mean that they do not receive as much attention as that person
v.
— see also
overshadow
跟踪监视follow and watch
1.
~ sb
跟踪;盯梢to follow and watch sb closely and often secretly
He was shadowed for a week by the secret police.
他被秘密警察盯梢了一个星期。
2.
~ sb
跟随…实地学习(或参观)to be with sb who is doing a particular job, so that you can learn about it
It is often helpful for teachers to shadow managers in industry.
教师跟随业界的管理人员实地学习,常常会很有收获。
投下阴影cover with shadow
3.
~ sth
在…上投下(或覆盖)阴影to cover sth with a shadow
A wide-brimmed hat shadowed her face.
一顶宽边帽把她的脸罩在阴影中。
The bay was shadowed by magnificent cliffs.
巍峨的悬崖把海湾笼罩在阴影里。
adj.
1.
[obn]
影子内阁的used to refer to senior politicians of the main opposition party who would become government ministers if their party won the next election
the shadow Chancellor
影子内阁的财政大臣
the shadow Cabinet
影子内阁

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