substitute

US ['sʌbstɪ.tut]
UK ['sʌbstɪ.tjuːt]
  • v.取代;(以…)代替
  • n.代用品;代替物;代替者;替补(运动员)
  • Web替身;替换;替代
Simple Present:substitutes  Present Participle:substituting  Past Participle:substituted  
substitute
n.
1.
代替者;代替物;代用品a person or thing that you use or have instead of the one you normally use or have
a meat substitute
肉食替代品
a substitute family
收养家庭
Paul's father only saw him as a substitute for his dead brother.
保罗的父亲只是把保罗当作他死去的哥哥来看待。
The course teaches you the theory but there's no substitute for practical experience.
这门课教的是理论,但没有任何东西能代替实践经验。
The local bus service was a poor substitute for their car.
他们坐当地的公交车,这比坐自己的汽车可差远了。
2.
替补(运动员)a player who replaces another player in a sports game
He was brought on as (a) substitute after half-time.
他作为替补队员在下半场上场。
v.
1.
[i][t]
(以…)代替;取代to take the place of sb/sth else; to use sb/sth instead of sb/sth else
Nothing can substitute for the advice your doctor is able to give you.
大夫所能给你的忠告是无可替代的。
Margarine can be substituted for butter in this recipe.
做这道菜可以用人造黄油代替黄油。
Butter can be substituted with margarine in this recipe.
做这道菜可以用人造黄油代替黄油。
Beckham was substituted in the second half after a knee injury(= somebody else played instead of Beckham in the second half) .
下半场贝克汉姆膝盖受伤被换下。

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