at 英 [ət]   美 [æt,ət]


at  英 [ət] 美 [æt,ət]

prep. 在(表示地点、场所);以(价格、速度等);向;朝; 


We play at the park. 我们在公园玩。
We left at 2 o'clock. 我们两点离开的。

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  • prep. 在(表示地点、场所);以(价格、速度等);向;朝;
  • 1. We play at the park.


  • 2. We left at 2 o'clock.


  • 3. What are you looking at?


  • 4. She was glad at the result.


  • 5. He was driving at 70 mph.

    他以每小时 70 英里的速度驾车行驶。

  • 6. Prices start at $1 000.

    起价 1 000 元

at / ət ; NAmE ət / / strong form æt strong form æt / preposition 1 used to say where sth/sb is or where sth happens 在(某处) at the corner of the street 在街角 We changed at Crewe. 我们在克鲁换的车。 They arrived late at the airport. 他们晚到了机场。 At the roundabout take the third exit. 在环岛处走第三个出口。 I'll be at home all morning. 我一上午都在家。 She's at Tom's (= at Tom's house). 她在汤姆家中。 I met her at the hospital. 我在医院遇见了她。 How many people were there at the concert? 音乐会上有多少人? 2 used to say where sb works or studies 在(表示学习或工作地点) He's been at the bank longer than anyone else. 他在银行工作的时间比任何人都长。 She's at Yale (= Yale University). 她上耶鲁大学。 3 used to say when sth happens 在(某时间或时刻) We left at 2 o'clock. 我们在两点钟离开的。 at the end of the week 在周末 We woke at dawn. 我们在黎明醒来。 I didn't know at the time of writing (= when I wrote). 我写的时候并不知道。 At night you can see the stars. 夜晚可以看见星星。 ( BrE) What are you doing at the weekend? 你打算周末干什么? 4 used to state the age at which sb does sth 在…岁时 She got married at 25. 她 25 岁结婚。 He left school at the age of 16. 他 16 岁便离开学校。 5 in the direction of or towards sb/sth 向;朝 What are you looking at? 你在看什么? He pointed a gun at her. 他把枪口对着她。 Somebody threw paint at the prime minister. 有人朝首相扔油漆。 6 used after a verb to show that sb tries to do sth, or partly does sth, but does not succeed or complete it (用于动词后,涉及未做成或未做完的事) He clutched wildly at the rope as he fell. 他坠落时拚命想抓住绳子。 She nibbled at a sandwich (= ate only small bits of it). 她一小口一小口地吃三明治。 7 used to state the distance away from sth 在…远;从相隔…远的地方 I held it at arm's length. 我伸直胳膊提着它。 Can you read a car number plate at fifty metres? 在五十米远处你能看清汽车牌吗? 8 used to show the situation sb/sth is in, what sb is doing or what is happening 处于…状态 The country is now at war. 这个国家正在打仗。 I felt at a disadvantage. 我觉得处于不利地位。 I think Mr Harris is at lunch. 我想哈里斯先生正在吃午饭。 9 used to show a rate, speed, etc. (用于速度、比率等)以,达 He was driving at 70 mph. 他以每小时 70 英里的速度驾车行驶。 The noise came at two-minute intervals (= once every two minutes). 每两分钟传来一次响声。 Prices start at $1 000. 起价 1 000 元 10 ~ sb's/sth's best/worst, etc. used to say that sb/sth is as good, bad, etc. as they can be 处于最佳(或最差等)状态;在全盛(或谷底等)时期 This was Murray at his best. 这是默里的最佳表现。 The garden's at its most beautiful in June. 六月的花园最美丽。 11 used with adjectives to show how well sb does sth (与形容词连用,表示状况)在…方面 I'm good atFrench. 我的法语很好。 She's hopeless at managing people. 她对人事管理一窍不通。 12 used with adjectives to show the cause of sth (与形容词连用)因为,由于,对… They were impatient at the delay. 他们对拖延不耐烦了。 She was delighted at the result. 对这个结果她感到高兴。 13 ( formal) in response to sth 应…(而);响应;回答 They attended the dinner at the chairman's invitation. 他们应董事长之邀出席了宴会。 14 ( NAmE) used when giving a telephone number (提供电话号码时用) You can reach me at 637-2335, extension 354. 你可以打 637-2335 这个电话号码,转分机 354 与我联系。 15 ( computing ) the symbol ( @ ) used in email addresses (用于电子邮箱地址中的符号   @) IDIOMS at that used when you are giving an extra piece of information (提供额外信息时)而且还 He managed to buy a car after all—and a nice one at that. 他终于设法买了一辆小轿车,而且还挺不错的。 be ˈat it again to be doing sth, especially sth bad 正在做某事(尤指坏事) Look at all that graffiti—those kids have been at it again. 瞧瞧所有的那些涂鸦,又是那些孩子干的好事。 ˌwhere it's ˈat ( informal) a place or an activity that is very popular or fashionable 盛大活动(场合);流行活动(地方) Judging by the crowds waiting to get in, this seems to be where it's at. 从等待入场的人群来看,这好像是个盛大活动。 at / ət ; NAmE ət /
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