always 英 [ˈɔ:lweɪz]   美 [ˈɔlwez,-wɪz,-wiz]

always

always  英 [ˈɔ:lweɪz] 美 [ˈɔlwez,-wɪz,-wiz]

adv. 永远,一直;总是;常常 

Always lock your car. 每次都要把汽车锁上。
I'll always love you. 我将永远爱你。

  • To always do something is to never stop doing it, or to do it every time. Some people believe that if you always say “please” and “thanks,” everyone will love you. They’re wrong, but still — say “please” and “thanks.”
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  • adv. 永远,一直;总是;常常
  • 1. Always lock your car.

    每次都要把汽车锁上。

  • 2. I'll always love you.

    我将永远爱你。

  • 3. She's always criticizing me.

    她老是批评我。

  • 4. She always arrives at 7.30.

    她每次都是 7:30 到。

  • always (adv.) mid-14c., contraction of Old English phrase ealne weg "all the time; quite, perpetually," literally "all the way," with accusative of space or distance, though the oldest recorded usages refer to time; see all + way (n.). The adverbial genitive -s appeared early 13c., was rare before c. 1400, but is now standard, though the variant alway survived into 1800s. Meaning "every time" is from early 13c.
al·ways / ˈɔːlweɪz ; NAmE ˈɔːlweɪz / adverb 1 at all times; on every occasion 总是;每次都是 There's always somebody at home in the evenings. 晚上总有人在家。 Always lock your car. 每次都要把汽车锁上。 She always arrives at 7.30. 她每次都是 7:30 到。 The children always seem to be hungry. 孩子们永远都好像肚子饿。 We're not always this busy! 我们并不总是这么忙! 2 for a long time; since you can remember 一直;一贯 Pat has always loved gardening. 帕特一直喜爱园艺。 This is the way we've always done it. 我们一直是这样干的。 This painting is very good—Ellie always was very good at art (= so it is not very surprising). 这幅画很好 — 埃利一直擅长绘画。 Did you always want to be an actor? 你以前一直想当演员吗? 3 for all future time (将)永远 I'll always love you. 我将永远爱你。 4 if you say a person is always doingsth, or sth is always happening,you mean that they do it, or it happens, very often, and that this is annoying (讨厌地)老是,一再 She's always criticizing me. 她老是批评我。 That phone's always ringing. 那个电话总是响个不停。 5 can/could always… , there's always… used to suggest a possible course of action (建议可能的行动)总还,总还有 If it doesn't fit, you can always take it back. 要是它不合适,你总还可以把它退回去嘛。 If he can't help, there's always John. 如果他帮不上忙,总还有约翰呢。 IDIOM as ˈalways as usually happens or is expected 和往常一样;和料想的一样 SYN as usual As always, Polly was late for school. 波利和往常一样,上学又迟到了。 more at once adv. al·ways / ˈɔːlweɪz ; NAmE ˈɔːlweɪz /
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