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settle 

  • 基本释义
  • 词形变化
  • 详细释义
  • 双解释义
  • 英英释义
  • 短语词组
  • 常见例句

settle

['setl]

v.解决, 定居, 安顿, 平静
n.有背的长凳

例句与用法:

If you pay for both of us now, we can settle up later.

你要是现在先付清咱们两人的帐,事后咱们俩再细算。

The thunderstorm may settle the weather.

这场雷暴过后天气可能反而好些。

They moved the local people and settle them in another place.

他们把当地人迁移到别处定居。

The two companies settled out of court.

两家公司在法院外了结了争端。

词形变化:

形容词: settleable | 动词过去式: settled | 动词过去分词: settled | 动词现在分词: settling | 动词第三人称单数: settles |

vt.

1. 安放; 安顿; 安排; 料理[O]

He settled his child in a corner of the compartment.

他把孩子安顿在车厢的一个角落里。

2. 使(杂质)沉淀; 使(液体)澄清

3. 使(自己)安下心来; 使(心情)平静下来, 使安宁

After the excitement I tried to settle myself.

激动过后, 我设法平静下来。

4. 确定, 决定[+(that)][+wh-]

I've settled that I'll drop medicine and take up physics.

我已决定放弃学医, 开始学物理。

5. 解决(问题等); 结束(争端、纠纷等)

Both wanted to settle their scores.

双方都愿意捐弃前嫌。

The question has been settled.

这个问题已经解决了。

6. 使定居; 殖民于[H]

7. 支付, 结算

I have several bills to settle.

我有好几笔账要付。

vi.

1. 坐下; 安顿下来[Q]

2. 停息; 下沉; 沉淀[(+on/over/upon)]

The powder settled to the bottom of the cup.

粉末都沉淀到杯底了。

3. 稳定下来; 平静下来; 镇定下来[(+down/to)]

She cannot settle to work.

她安不下心来工作。

4. 和解; 结束争端[(+with)]

5. 安家, 定居; 殖民[Q]

The family has settled in Canada.

这家人已定居加拿大。

6. 决定, 确定[(+on)]

7. 还清欠款; 结账

I settled for him.

我替他付了账。


n.

长椅[C]


短语词组:

settle down

1. 安顿下来

Uncle George didn't settle down until he was nearly fifty.

乔治叔叔一直到快五十岁时才安顿下来。

I want to get married and settle down.

我想结婚安顿下来。

settle for

1. 勉强接受

We reached the hotel late and had to settle for a room without a view.

我们到旅馆时已很晚, 只好勉强要了一间看不到风景的房间。

Since money was tight, we settled for a short trip to the south.

既然钱紧了一点, 我们退而求其次, 来一趟短期的南部之旅。

I want $2000 for my car and I won't settle for less.

我要两千美元才卖车, 低于这个价我可不干。

settle in

1. (帮助……)适应(或习惯于)新环境等

I haven't yet settled in in my new job.

我还未适应我的新工作。

settle on

1. 选定

We must settle on a place to meet.

我们必须选个地方见面。

settle up

1. 结账

He settled up with the waiter.

他跟侍者结了账。


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