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sharply

US [ˈʃɑrpli]
UK [ˈʃɑː(r)pli]
  • adv.急剧地;严厉地;明显地;尖刻地
  • Web锐利地;敏锐地;苛刻地
sharply
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adv.
1.
尖刻地;严厉地;猛烈地in a critical, rough or severe way
The report was sharply critical of the police.
报道猛烈地抨击了警方。
‘Is there a problem?’ he asked sharply.
“有问题吗?”他厉声喝问。
2.
急剧地;突然大幅度地suddenly and by a large amount
Profits fell sharply following the takeover.
接管后,利润突然大幅度降低。
The road fell sharply to the sea.
公路陡然下坡,通向大海。
3.
鲜明地;明显地in a way that clearly shows the differences between two things
Their experiences contrast sharply with those of other children.
他们的经历和其他孩子的经历形成鲜明的对比。
4.
迅疾而突然地;急促而大声地quickly and suddenly or loudly
She moved sharply across the room to block his exit.
她疾步冲到门口,挡住他的去路。
He rapped sharply on the window.
他猛敲窗户。
5.
(用以强调物体尖锐或锋利)used to emphasize that sth has a sharp point or edge
sharply pointed
尖尖的

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