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US [ənˈles]
UK [ən'les]
  • conj.除非;若非;除非在…情况下;如果不
  • prep.除…之外
  • Web若不;除外;除非…否则
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1.
除非;除非在…情况下used to say that sth can only happen or be true in a particular situation
You won't get paid for time off unless you have a doctor's note.
除非你有医生证明,否则你不上班便拿不到工资。
I won't tell them─not unless you say I can.
我绝不告诉他们,除非你允许。
Unless I'm mistaken, she was back at work yesterday.
除非是我记错了,她是昨天回来上班的。
He hasn't got any hobbies─unless you call watching TV a hobby.
他没有什么爱好,除非你把看电视也称作爱好。
2.
若非;如果不used to give the only situation in which sth will not happen or be true
I sleep with the window open unless it's really cold.
天气若不很冷,我总开着窗户睡觉。
Unless something unexpected happens, I'll see you tomorrow.
如果不出意外,我明天去看你。
Have a cup of tea─unless you'd prefer a cold drink?
喝杯茶吧,还是你喜欢冷饮?

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