way 英 [weɪ]   美 [we]


way  英 [weɪ] 美 [we]

n. 方法;道路;方向;行业;习惯  adv. 大大地;远远地  adj. 途中的 


That's not the right way to hold a pair of scissors. 那样拿剪刀不对。
I'm not happy with this way of working. 我不喜欢这种工作方法。

  • The means by which you go about doing something is the way you do it. Although you "cleaned" your room, the way you did it — shoving everything into your closet — didn't exactly solve the problem.
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  • n. 方法;道路;方向;行业;习惯
  • adv. 大大地;远远地
  • adj. 途中的
  • 1. That's not the right way to hold a pair of scissors.


  • 2. I'm not happy with this way of working.


  • 3. It's not what you say, it's the way that you say it.


  • 4. It was not his way to admit that he had made a mistake.


  • 5. the best/quickest/shortest way from A to B


  • 6. to ask sb the way


  • 7. Get out of my way!I'm in a hurry.


  • 8. Which way did they go?


  • 9. the way in/out


  • 10. You came all this way to see us?


  • 11. I have changed in every way.


  • 12. They live way outin the suburbs.


  • 13. I must be going home; it's way past my bedtime.


  • 14. Things just got way difficult.


way / weɪ ; NAmE weɪ / noun , adverb way ways noun method/style 方法;方式 1 [countable ] a method, style or manner of doing sth 方法;手段;途径;方式 wayto do sth That's not the right wayto hold a pair of scissors. 那样拿剪刀不对。 ( informal, disapproving) That's no wayto speak to your mother! 不能那样跟你妈妈说话! wayof doing sth I'm not happy with this way of working. 我不喜欢这种工作方法。 way(that…) It's not what you say, it's the way that you say it. 问题不在于你说什么,而在于你怎么说。 I hate the wayshe always criticizes me. 我讨厌她一贯批评我的方式。 I told you we should have done it my way! 我跟你说过我们原本应该用我的方法来做这事。 Infectious diseases can be acquired in several ways. 传染病的感染途径有几种。 I generally get what I want one way or another (= by some means). 我一般总能想方设法得到我想要的东西。 see also third way behaviour 行为 2 [countable ] a particular manner or style of behaviour 作风;风度;样子 They grinned at her in afriendly way. 他们友好地对她咧嘴笑了笑。 It was not his wayto admit that he had made a mistake. 承认自己犯了错误可不是他一贯的作风。 Don't worry, if she seems quiet— it's just her way. 如果她看上去不爱说话,别担心,她就是这么个人。 He was showing off, as is the waywith adolescent boys. 他在炫耀,青春期的男孩都是这个样子。 3 ways [plural ] the typical way of behaving and living of a particular group of people (群体的)行为方式,生活方式,习俗 After ten years I'm used to the strange British ways. 十年之后,我习惯了英国人的奇异习俗。 route/road 路线;道路 4 [countable ,  usually singular ] way(from…) (to…) a route or road that you take in order to reach a place 路线;路;道路 the best/quickest/shortest wayfrom A to B 从甲地到乙地最好的╱最快的╱最近的路线 Can you tell me the wayto Leicester Square? 你能告诉我去莱斯特广场的路吗? to ask sb the way 向某人问路 We went the long way round. 我们绕了一个大圈子。 5 [countable ,  usually singular ] the route along which sb/sth is moving; the route that sb/sth would take if there was nothing stopping them/it 行进路线;通路 Get out of my way!I'm in a hurry. 让开!我有急事。 Riot police with shields were blocking the demonstrators' way. 手持盾牌的防暴警察堵住了示威者的路。 We fought our way through the dense vegetation. 我们在茂密的植被中开出一条通路。 Unfortunately they ran into a snowstorm along the way. 他们不幸在途中遇上了暴风雪。 see also right of way 6 [countable ] a road, path or street for travelling along 路;小径;街道 There's a way across the fields. 有一条路穿过田地。 see also freeway , highway , motorway , railway  (1 ) , waterway 7 Way used in the names of streets (用于街道名称)路,道 106 Headley Way 黑德利路 106 号 direction 方向 8 [countable ,  usually singular ] which, this, that, etc. ~ a particular direction; in a particular direction 某方向;往某方向 Which way did they go? 他们往哪边去了? We just missed a car coming the other way. 我们刚错过一辆从那边开过来的汽车。 Look both ways (= look left and right)before crossing the road. 横过马路前要朝左右两边看一看。 Make sure that sign's the right way up. 一定不要把这招牌挂颠倒了。 Kids were running this way and that (= in all directions). 孩子们四处奔跑。 They decided to split the money four ways (= between four different people). 他们决定把钱分成四份。 ( figurative) Which way (= for which party)are you going to vote? 你打算投哪边的票? see also each way , one-way , three-way , two-way for entering/leaving 进入;离去 9 [countable ,  usually singular ] a means of going into or leaving a place, such as a door or gate 出入通道;门口 the way in/out 入口;出口 They escaped out the back way. 他们从后门逃走了。 see also companionway distance/time 距离;时间 10 [singular ] ( also NAmE , informal ways ) a distance or period of time between two points (两点之间的)距离,时间段 A little way up on the left is the Museum of Modern Art. 前面不远左手边就是现代艺术博物馆。 September was a long way off. 那时离九月份还有很长一段时间。 ( figurative) The area's wine industry still has a way to goto full maturity. 这个地区的酿酒业还远远没有完全成熟。 You came all this wayto see us? 你大老远地跑来看我们? ( NAmE) ( informal) We still have a ways to go. 我们还有很大的差距。 area 地区 11 [singular ] ( informal) an area, a part of a country, etc. 地区;地带 I think he lives somewhere overLondon way. 我想他住在伦敦附近。 I'll stop by and see you next time I'm down your way. 下次我去你那一带时会顺道去看你的。 aspect 方面 12 [countable ] a particular aspect of sth 方面 SYN respect I have changed in every way. 我已经完完全全变了。 It's been quite a day, one way and another (= for several reasons). 从几方面看,这是不寻常的一天。 condition/state 情况;状态 13 [singular ] a particular condition or state 情况;状态 The economy's in a bad way. 经济状况很糟。 I don't know how we're going to manage, the way things are. 按目前这样的情况,我不知道我们要如何应付。 IDIOMS across the ˈway ( BrE also over the ˈway ) on the other side of the street, etc. 在街对面;在…对面 Music blared from the open window of the house across the way. 从街对面那栋房子开着的窗户里传出嘈杂的音乐声。 ˌall the ˈway 1 ( also the ˌwhole ˈway ) during the whole journey/period of time 一路上;自始至终 She didn't speak a word to me all the way back home. 回家的一路上,她没对我说过一句话。 2 completely; as much as it takes to achieve what you want 完全地;无保留地 I'm fighting him all the way. 我在全力和他对抗。 You can feel that the audience is with her all the way. 你可以感觉到听众完全支持她。 (that's/it's) always the ˈway ( informal) used to say that things often happen in a particular way, especially when it is not convenient (表示经常如此,尤用于贬义)总是这样,老是 any way you ˈslice it ( NAmE) ( informal) however you choose to look at a situation 无论你如何看待 ˈbe/be ˈborn/be ˈmade that way (of a person ) to behave or do things in a particular manner because it is part of your character 天性如此;生下就这样 It's not his fault he's so pompous—he was born that way. 他如此自命不凡并不是他的错,他天生就是这种性格。 be ˌset in your ˈways to have habits or opinions that you have had for a long time and that you do not want to change 积习难改;秉性难移;执拗 by the ˈway ( also by the ˈby/ˈbye ) ( informal) used to introduce a comment or question that is not directly related to what you have been talking about 顺便提一下;捎带说一声;附带问一句 By the way, I found that book you were looking for. 顺便提一下,我找到了你在寻找的那本书。 What's the time, by the way? 顺便问一句,几点钟了? Oh by the way, if you see Jackie, tell her I'll call her this evening. 啊,对了,你要是看到杰基,告诉她我今晚给她打电话。 by way of sth by a route that includes the place mentioned 路经;经过;经由 SYN via The artist recently arrived in Paris from Bulgaria by way of Vienna. 这位艺术家最近从保加利亚途经维也纳到了巴黎。 She came to TV by way of drama school. 她是念过戏剧学校后到电视台的。 by way of/in the way of sth as a form of sth; for sth; as a means of sth 作为…的形式;为了;作为…的手段 He received £600 by way of compensation from the company. 他得到那家公司 600 英镑的赔偿。 She rolled her eyes by way of an answer and left. 她转动了一下眼睛作为回答就走了。 come your ˈway to happen to you by chance, or when you were not expecting it 意外落在…头上;偶尔发生在…身上 He took whatever came his way. 无论什么事落到他的头上,他都认了。 cut both/two ˈways (of an action, argument, etc. 行动、论点等 ) to have two opposite effects or results 两面都行得通(或说得通);有利也有弊 either way | one way or the other used to say that it does not matter which one of two possibilities happens, is chosen or is true 两者都一样 Was it his fault or not? Either way, an explanation is due. 是他的错或不是?无论是不是,都得有个解释。 We could meet today or tomorrow—I don't mind one way or the other. 我们可以在今天或明天见面,哪一天对我都行。 every ˈwhich way ( informal) in all directions 四面八方;向各处 Her hair tumbled every which way. 她的头发乱得像鸡窝。 get into/out of the way of (doing) sth to become used to doing sth/to lose the habit of doing sth 养成(或丢掉)…的习惯 The women had got into the way of going up on the deck every evening. 这些女人养成了每天晚上到甲板上去的习惯。 get in the way of to prevent sb from doing sth; to prevent sth from happening 挡…的路;妨碍 He wouldn't allow emotions to get in the way of him doing his job. 他不会让感情妨碍自己的工作。 get/have your own ˈway to get or do what you want, especially when sb has tried to stop you 一意孤行;为所欲为 She always gets her own way in the end. 她最后总是一意孤行。 give ˈway to break or fall down 断裂;倒塌;塌陷 The pillars gave way and a section of the roof collapsed. 这些立柱坍塌了,一部份屋顶坠落下来。 Her numb leg gave way beneath her and she stumbled clumsily. 她那麻木了的腿一软,她便重重地摔了一跤。 give ˈway (to sb/sth) 1 to stop resisting sb/sth; to agree to do sth that you do not want to do 屈服;退让;让步 He refused to give way on any of the points. 他拒绝在任何一点上让步。 2 ( BrE) to allow sb/sth to be or go first 让…在先;让…先行 Give way to traffic already on the roundabout. 让已上环状交叉路的车辆先行。 give way to sth 1 to allow yourself to be very strongly affected by sth, especially an emotion 让自己陷于(某种情绪等) Flinging herself on the bed, she gave way to helpless misery. 她一头扑倒在床上,痛苦不堪。 2 to be replaced by sth 被…代替 The storm gave way to bright sunshine. 暴风雨过后阳光灿烂。 go all the ˈway (with sb) ( informal) to have full sexual intercoursewith sb (与某人)尽情地性交 go a long/some way towards doing sth to help very much/a little in achieving sth (对做某事)帮助很大╱不大,作用很大╱不大 The new law goes a long way towards solving the problem. 新的法律十分有助于解决这一问题。 go out of your ˈway (to do sth) to make a special effort to do sth 特地;格外努力 He would always go out of his way to be friendly towards her. 他总是特意向她表示友好。 go your own ˈway to do as you choose, especially when sb has advised you against it 一意孤行;我行我素 It's best to let her go her own way if you don't want a fight. 你要不想吵架的话,最好是随她去好了。 go sb's way 1 to travel in the same direction as sb 与…同路 I'm going your way—I'll walk with you. 咱们同路,我和你一起走。 2 (of events 事情 ) to go well for you; to be in your favour 进行顺利;对…有利 By the third round he knew the fight was going his way. 拳击打到第三轮,他知道形势对自己很有利。 go the way of all ˈflesh ( saying) to die 长逝;走向人生终点 have it your ˈown way! ( informal) used to say in an angry way that although you are not happy about sth that sb has said, you are not going to argue 随你的便好了 Oh OK, then. Have it your own way. 啊,好啦。随你的便吧。 have it/things/everything your ˈown way to have what you want, especially by opposing other people 为所欲为;一意孤行 have a way of doing sth used to say that sth often happens in a particular way, especially when it is out of your control …是常有的事(尤指无法控制的事) First love affairs have a way of not working out. 第一次恋爱常常不成功。 have a way with sb/sth to be good at dealing with sb/sth 善于应付;善于处理;有办法对付 He has a way with small children. 他很会逗小孩。 She has a way with words (= is very good at expressing herself). 她善于辞令。 have/want it ˈboth ways to have or want to have the advantages of two different situations or ways of behaving that are impossible to combine (想)两全其美 You can't have it both ways. If you can afford to go out all the time, you can afford to pay off some of your debts. 你不可能做到两全其美。如果你有钱整天外出玩乐,就能还掉一部份债。 have your (wicked) way with sb ( old-fashioned, humorous) to persuade sb to have sex with you 把…勾到手 in a big/small way on a large/small scale 大╱小规模地 The new delivery service has taken off in a big way. 新的递送服务迅速走红。 Many people are investing in a small way in the stock market. 许多人都在小量地向证券市场投资。 in ˌmore ways than ˈone used to show that a statement has more than one meaning (所说的话)不止一个意思;在很多方面 With the first goal he used his head in more ways than one. 他进第一个球时从多方面动了脑筋。 in her, his, its, etc. (own) ˈway in a manner that is appropriate to or typical of a person or thing but that may seem unusual to other people 以…的特有方式 I expect she does love you in her own way. 我想她的确是以她特有的方式爱你。 in a ˈway | in ˈone way | in ˈsome ways to some extent; not completely 在某种程度上;不完全地 In a way it was one of our biggest mistakes. 从某种意义上来说,这是我们所犯的最大错误之一。 in the/sb's ˈway stopping sb from moving or doing sth 妨碍;挡着…的路 You'll have to move—you're in my way. 你得挪一挪,你挡了我的路。 I left them alone, as I felt I was in the way. 我留下他们单独在一起,因为我觉得我碍他们的事。 in the way of sth used in questions and negative sentences to talk about the types of sth that are available (用于问句或否定句)关于,就…而言 There isn't much in the way of entertainment in this place. 这个地方没有多少娱乐活动。 keep/stay out of sb's ˈway to avoid sb 规避;避开;躲开 look the other ˈway to deliberately avoid seeing sb/sth 故意避而不看 Prison officers know what's going on, but look the other way. 狱警知道出了什么事,但扭过头去装作没看见。 lose your ˈway 1 to become lost 迷失方向;迷路 We lost our way in the dark. 我们在黑暗中迷了路。 2 to forget or move away from the purpose or reason for sth 忘记宗旨;背离…的意图 I feel that the project has lost its way. 我觉得这个项目已经背离了原来的意图。 make your ˈway (to/towards sth) to move or get somewhere; to make progress 去;前往;到…地方去;前进 Will you be able to make your own wayto the airport (= get there without help, a ride, etc.)? 你能自己去机场吗? Is this your plan for making your way in the world? 这就是你要获得成功的计划吗? make ˈway (for sb/sth) to allow sb/sth to pass; to allow sb/sth to take the place of sb/sth 让…通过;给…让路;让出位置 Make way for the Lord Mayor! 给市长大人让路! Tropical forest is felled to make way for grassland. 热带森林被砍伐,腾出地方做草地。 ˌmy way or the ˈhighway ( NAmE) ( informal) used to say that sb else has either to agree with your opinion or to leave 要么听我的,要么走人 (there are) no two ways aˈbout it ( saying) used to show that you are certain about sth 肯定无疑;别无他途 It was the wrong decision—there are no two ways about it. 这是错误的决定,毫无疑问。 (there is) ˌno ˈway ( informal) used to say that there is no possibility that you will do sth or that sth will happen 不可能;决不;不行;没门儿 ‘Do you want to help?’ ‘No way!’ “你想帮忙吗?”“没门!” No way am I going to drive them there. 我无论如何都不会开车把他们送到那里去。 There's no way we could afford that sort of money. 我们无论如何都花不起那种钱。 on your/the/its ˈway 1 going or coming 即将去(或来);就要去(或来) I'd better be on my way (= I must leave)soon. 我最好还是快点儿走。 The letter should be on its way to you. 那封信该快到你那里了。 2 during the journey 在路上;在行进中 He stopped for breakfast on the way. 他中途停下吃早点。 She grabbed her camera and bag on her way out. 她出门时一把抓起照相机和提包。 3 (of a baby 婴儿 ) not yet born 尚未出生的 They've got three kids and one on the way. 他们有三个孩子,还有一个尚未出生。 the ˌother way ˈround 1 in the opposite position, direction or order 颠倒过来;相反;反过来 I think it should go on the other way round. 我想这应该以相反的方式继续下去。 2 the opposite situation 相反的情况 I didn't leave you. It was the other way round (= you left me). 我没有离开你。是你离开了我。 ˌout of the ˈway 1 no longer stopping sb from moving or doing sth 不再挡路;不再碍事 I moved my legs out of the way so that she could get past. 我挪开腿让她过去。 I didn't say anything until Dad was out of the way. 我直到爸爸不再干涉之后才说话。 2 finished; dealt with 结束;处理完 Our region is poised for growth once the election is out of the way. 大选一结束,我们地区就准备发展。 3 used in negative sentences to mean ‘unusual’ (用于否定句)奇特的,不寻常的,罕见的 She had obviously noticed nothing out of the way. 她显然没发现异常情况。 see also out-of-the-way ˌout of your ˈway not on the route that you planned to take 不在计划走的路线上 I'd love a ride home—if it's not out of your way. 我很想搭你的车回家,如果这不叫你绕路的话。 see your ˈway (ˈclear) to doing sth/to do sth to find that it is possible or convenient to do sth 觉得有可能做某事;认为便于做某事 Small builders cannot see their way clear to take on many trainees. 小建筑商认为不可能招收很多见习生。 see which way the ˈwind is blowing to get an idea of what is likely to happen before doing sth 看看风向;观察势头;摸清可能发生的情况 (not) stand in sb's ˈway to (not) prevent sb from doing sth (不)妨碍别人 If you believe you can make her happy, I won't stand in your way. 如果你相信你能使她幸福,我不会妨碍你的。 that's the way the cookie ˈcrumbles ( informal) that is the situation and we cannot change it, so we must accept it 情况就是这样;没有别的办法 there's more than ˌone way to skin a ˈcat ( saying, humorous) there are many different ways to achieve sth (要做成某事)方法不止一个,有的是办法 to ˈmy way of thinking in my opinion 我认为;依我看;依我之见 under ˈway ( also under·way ) having started 已经开始;在进行中 Preparations are well under way for a week of special events in May. 五月份特别活动周的准备工作已经顺利开展。 a/the/sb's way of ˈlife the typical pattern of behaviour of a person or group (个人或群体的)特有的行为模式,典型生活方式 the American way of life 美国人的生活方式 the ˌway of the ˈworld the way that most people behave; the way that things happen, which you cannot change 大多数人的行为模式;世道;事情发生的规律 The rich and powerful make the decisions—that's the way of the world. 有钱有势者说了算,这就是世道。 ˌways and ˈmeans the methods and materials available for doing sth (做某事现有的)方法和资源,手段和财力 ways and means of raising money 筹资办法 a way ˈinto sth ( also a way ˈin to sth ) something that allows you to join a group of people, an industry, etc. that it is difficult to join, or to understand sth that it is difficult to understand (加入难以进入的群体、行业等的)敲门砖;(弄懂难以理解事物的)窍门,诀窍 the way to sb's ˈheart the way to make sb like or love you 赢得某人喜爱的办法;攻心策 The way to a man's heart is through his stomach (= by giving him good food). 取得男人欢心的方法就是让他吃好。 way to ˈgo! ( NAmE) ( informal) used to tell sb that you are pleased about sth they have done 干得好 Good work, guys! Way to go! 伙计们,活儿不错!干得好! ˌwork your ˈway through college, round the world, etc. to have a job or series of jobs while studying, travelling, etc. in order to pay for your education, etc. 勤工俭学;半工半读;边挣钱边周游世界 ˌwork your way ˈthrough sth to do sth from beginning to end, especially when it takes a lot of time or effort 自始至终做(尤指耗费时间或力量的事) She worked her way through the pile of documents. 她从头至尾处理了那一堆文件。 ˌwork your way ˈup to move regularly to a more senior position in a company 逐步升职;按部就班晋升 He worked his way up from messenger boy to account executive. 他从送信员一步一步晋升为客户经理。 more at change v. , claw v. , clear v. , downhill adj. , easy adj. , error , family n. , feel v. , find v. , hard adj. , harm n. , head n. , know v. , laugh v. , lie 2 v. , long adj. , mend v. , middle adj. , open v. , ordinary , parting n. , pave , pay v. , pick v. , rub v. , separate adj. , shape n. , show v. , smooth v. , sweet adj. , swing v. , talk v. , well adv. , will n. , wrong adj. adverb 1 ( used with a preposition or an adverb 与介词或副词连用 ) very far; by a large amount 很远;大量 She finished the race way aheadof the other runners. 她遥遥领先于其他选手跑到终点。 I must be going home; it's way pastmy bedtime. 我得回家了,早过了我的就寝时间了。 The price is way abovewhat we can afford. 这价格大大超过了我们的支付能力。 They live way outin the suburbs. 他们住在很偏远的郊区。 This skirt is way (= a lot)too short. 这条裙子太短了。 I guessed that there would be a hundred people there, but I was way out (= wrong by a large amount). 我估计那里会有一百人,但是我大错特错了。 2 used with an adjective 与形容词连用 informal especially NAmE very 非常;极其 Things just got way difficult. 事情变得太困难了。 I'm way glad to hear that. 听到这个消息,我太高兴了。 IDIOM ˈway back (in…) a long time ago 很久以前 I first met him way back in the 80s. 我和他初次见面早在八十年代。 way / weɪ ; NAmE weɪ /
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