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wonder

US [ˈwʌndə(r)]
UK [ˈwʌndə(r)]
  • v.想知道;惊讶;惊叹;琢磨
  • n.奇迹;惊讶;惊奇;奇观
  • adj.极好的;极有效的;非常美丽的
  • Web惊异;感到奇怪;纳闷
Plural Form:wonders  Present Participle:wondering  Past Tense:wondered  
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v.
1.
[t][i]
想知道;想弄明白;琢磨to think about sth and try to decide what is true, what will happen, what you should do, etc.
I wonder who she is.
我在想她到底是谁。
I was just beginning to wonder where you were.
我刚才正琢磨你上哪儿了呢。
‘Why do you want to know?’ ‘No particular reason. I was just wondering.’
“你为什么想要知道?”“没有特殊原因。我就是想搞清楚。”
We were wondering about next April for the wedding.
我们寻思着下个四月举行婚礼可好。
‘What should I do now?’ she wondered.
“我现在该怎么办呢?”她自忖道。
2.
[t]
~ if, whether…
(礼貌地提问或请人做事时说)used as a polite way of asking a question or asking sb to do sth
I wonder if you can help me.
不知您是否能帮我的忙?
I was wondering whether you'd like to come to a party.
不知您能否来参加聚会。
3.
[i][t]
感到诧异;非常惊讶to be very surprised by sth
She wondered at her own stupidity.
她没想到自己竟会这样愚蠢。
He's gone and left us to do all the work, I shouldn't wonder(= I wouldn't be surprised if he had) .
他走了,把所有的活都留给我们干。我对此并不感到奇怪。
I wonder (that) he didn't hurt himself jumping over that wall.
我纳闷他怎么从那墙上跳过去竟没摔伤自己。
I don't wonder you're tired. You've had a busy day.
你累了,这我一点儿不奇怪。你已经忙了一整天。
n.
1.
[u]
惊讶;惊奇;惊异;惊叹a feeling of surprise and admiration that you have when you see or experience sth beautiful, unusual or unexpected
He retained a childlike sense of wonder.
他仍然有一种孩子般的好奇感。
She gazed down in wonder at the city spread below her.
她俯视展现在眼前的城市,惊叹不已。
2.
[c]
奇迹;奇观;奇事;奇妙之处something that fills you with surprise and admiration
The Grand Canyon is one of the natural wonders of the world.
科罗拉多大峡谷是世界自然奇观之一。
the wonders of modern technology
现代技术的奇迹
That's the wonder of poetry─you're always discovering something new.
这就是诗的奇妙之处,你总有新的发现。
the Seven Wonders of the World(= the seven most impressive structures of the ancient world)
世界七大奇观
3.
[sing]
(informal)
能人;奇才;有特效的东西a person who is very clever at doing sth; a person or thing that seems very good or effective
Dita, you're a wonder! I would never have thought of doing that.
蒂塔,你真神了!我从来想不到那样做。
Have you seen the boy wonder play yet?
你看过那场神童表演没有?
a new wonder drug
一种新的特效药
IDM
The news has done wonders for our morale.
这消息大大振奋了我们的士气。
do wonders (for sb/sth)
(为某人或替某事)创造奇迹;产生神奇作用to have a very good effect on sb/sth
The news has done wonders for our morale.
这消息大大振奋了我们的士气。
It is little wonder (that) she was so upset.
她如此心烦意乱,并不奇怪。
No wonder you're tired, you've been walking for hours.
难怪你累了呢,你一直走了好几个小时。
(its) no/little/small wonder (that)…
不足为奇;并不奇怪it is not surprising
It is little wonder (that) she was so upset.
她如此心烦意乱,并不奇怪。
No wonder you're tired, you've been walking for hours.
难怪你累了呢,你一直走了好几个小时。
It's a wonder (that) more people weren't hurt.
奇怪的是没有更多的人受到伤害。
its a wonder (that)…
(informal)
令人惊奇的是;莫名其妙的是it is surprising or strange
It's a wonder (that) more people weren't hurt.
奇怪的是没有更多的人受到伤害。
‘I've cleaned my room.’ ‘Wonders will never cease!’
“我把我的房间打扫干净了。”“怎么太阳从西边出来了!”
wonders will never cease
(informal)
(表示惊喜)真是无奇不有,怪事何其多a phrase used to express surprise and pleasure at sth
‘I've cleaned my room.’ ‘Wonders will never cease!’
“我把我的房间打扫干净了。”“怎么太阳从西边出来了!”
Her new diet and exercise programme has worked wonders for her.
她新的饮食和锻炼计划对她产生了奇效。
work wonders
创造奇迹;取得优良的成绩;产生良好的效果to achieve very good results
Her new diet and exercise programme has worked wonders for her.
她新的饮食和锻炼计划对她产生了奇效。

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