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strengthen

US [ˈstreŋθən]
UK [ˈstreŋθ(ə)n]
  • v.加强;增强;巩固
  • Web强化;变强;变坚固
Simple Present:strengthens  Present Participle:strengthening  Past Tense:strengthened  
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1.
加强;增强;巩固to become stronger; to make sb/sth stronger
Her position in the party has strengthened in recent weeks.
最近几个星期以来,她在党内的地位有所增强。
Yesterday the pound strengthened against the dollar.
昨天,英镑对美元的汇率上升了。
The wind had strengthened overnight.
夜里,风更大了。
Repairs are necessary to strengthen the bridge.
这座桥需要加固。
The exercises are designed to strengthen your stomach muscles.
这些活动目的在于增强你的腹部肌肉。
The move is clearly intended to strengthen the President's position as head of state.
这一举措显然意在加强总统作为国家元首的地位。
The new manager has strengthened the side by bringing in several younger players.
新教练通过引进几名年轻队员加强了队伍的实力。
Their attitude only strengthened his resolve to fight on.
他们采取的态度反而使他坚定了继续战斗的决心。
The new evidence will strengthen their case.
新的证据将使他们的论据更为充分。

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