among
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prep.在……中间,周围是;在……之中,……之一;与……在一起;在三者或以上(中选择);以及;为……所特有;(群体内部)相互间
怎么记 纠错 +补充
【词源】among 在中间来自短语on mong. 词根mong, 中间,同mingle, 混在一起。
【谐音】额茫→我(额)在茫茫人海之中
【对比】
between 两者之间
among 三者或三者以上之间
amid 侧重指在某个地方的中间或被某个东西包围着或在非同类人中间
单词例句
The lagging man tagged the bags among the luggage with small flags.
落伍者给行李中的袋子加上小旗标签.
The tower is among the moutains.
那座塔坐落在群山之间。
They are popular figures among young people.
他们是年轻人中受欢迎的人物。
辨析记忆
among / between / amid / amongst
这些前置词均含“在……之间,在……之中”之意。
among → 指三者或三者以上的同类事物之间。
between → 多指两者之间,但现代英语中也可指三者或三者以上,表示彼此间清楚的独立的个体关系。
amid → 正式用词,侧重指在某个地方的中间或被某个东西包围着或在非同类人中间。
amongst与among同义,是among的变体。一般说来among总能替代amongst,而amongst则不然。
考试真题例句(机器翻译仅供参考)

【六级】Among large traditional retailers, Walmart recently reported the best results, leading its stock price to surge, while Macy's, Target; and Nordstrom's dropped.

在大型传统零售商中,沃尔玛最近公布的业绩最好,导致其股价飙升,而梅西百货则是Target;诺德斯特罗姆也掉了下来。

【考研】The study found that, among prosecuted firms, those with the most comprehensive CSR programmes tended to get more lenient penalties.

研究发现,在被起诉的公司中,那些拥有最全面的企业社会责任计划的公司往往受到更为宽松的处罚。

【六级】It offers a new treatment for psychological problems among teenagers.

它为青少年的心理问题提供了一种新的治疗方法。

【考研】Some powers do belong exclusively to the federal government, and control of citizenship and the borders is among them.

有些权力确实完全属于联邦政府,公民权和边界的控制也在其中。

【高考】Many native Americans value silence and feel it is a basic part of communicating among people, just as some traditional Chinese and thai persons do.

许多美洲土著人珍视沉默,认为沉默是人与人之间交流的基本组成部分,正如一些传统的中国人和泰国人所做的那样。

【四级】Nadeau says sugar and processed foods are big contributors to the rising diabetes rates among children.

纳多说,糖和加工食品是儿童糖尿病发病率上升的主要原因。

【考研】It insists that economic co-ordination should involve all 27 members of the EU club, among whom there is a small majority for free-market liberalism and economic rigour; in the inner core alone, Germany fears, a small majority favour French interference.

它坚持认为,经济协调应该包括欧盟俱乐部的所有27个成员,其中支持自由市场自由主义和经济严谨的占少数;德国担心,仅在核心国内部,就有一小部分人赞成法国的干预。

【考研】"Dare to be different, please don't smoke!" pleads one billboard campaign aimed at reducing smoking among teenagers-teenagers, who desire nothing more than fitting in.

“敢于与众不同,请不要吸烟!”一个旨在减少青少年吸烟的广告牌运动辩护说,青少年只想融入社会。

【高考】They were troubled by disagreement among family members.

他们为家庭成员之间的分歧而苦恼。

【六级】It is also troubling that voting rates among our youngest eligible voters—18- to 24-year-olds—are way down: Little more than one in four now go to the polls, even in national elections, compared with almost twice that many when 18-year-olds were first given the vote.

同样令人不安的是,我们最年轻的合格选民——18至24岁的选民——的投票率正在大幅下降:即使在全国选举中,也只有四分之一的人参加投票,而18岁的选民首次获得投票时,这一比例几乎是原来的两倍。

【高考】If you studied pictures that ancient people left on rock walls and you tried to determine their meaning, you would not detect a deep interest in romance among the artists.

如果你研究古人遗留在岩壁上的画,并试图确定它们的含义,你就不会发现艺术家们对浪漫的浓厚兴趣。

【高考】Even though there is a common spirit among all music groups, they make very different music.

尽管所有的音乐团体都有一种共同的精神,但他们制作的音乐却大不相同。

【六级】Charles, among other things, you are regarded as one of the America's great masters of the Blues, a musical idiom that's essentially about loss, particularly the loss of romantic love.

查尔斯,除其他外,你们被认为是美国蓝调大师之一,这是一个音乐成语,本质上是关于失去,特别是失去浪漫爱情。

【考研】Dare to be different, please don’t smoke!” pleads one billboard campaign aimed at reducing smoking among teenagers-teenagers, who desire nothing more than fitting in.

敢于与众不同,请不要吸烟!”一个旨在减少青少年吸烟的广告牌运动辩护说,青少年只想融入社会。

【四级】According to a report by Deloitte, teamwork is becoming increasingly popular among companies.

根据德勤的一份报告,团队合作在公司中越来越受欢迎。

【考研】The success of Sci-Hub, which relies on researchers passing on copies they have themselves legally accessed, shows the legal ecosystem has lost legitimacy among its users and must be transformed so that it works for all participants.

Sci Hub的成功依赖于研究人员传递他们自己合法访问的副本,这表明法律生态系统在其用户中已经失去了合法性,必须进行改造,使其适用于所有参与者。

【高考】In an effort to prevent language loss, scholars from a number of organizations—UNESCO and national geographic among them—have for many years been documenting dying languages and the cultures they reflect.

为了防止语言流失,联合国教科文组织和《国家地理》等多个组织的学者多年来一直在记录濒临消亡的语言及其所反映的文化。

【高考】Research shows that giving up driving is one of the key reasons for a fall in health and well-being among older people, leading to them becoming more isolated隔绝 and inactive.

研究表明,放弃驾驶是老年人健康和幸福感下降的关键原因之一,导致他们变得更加孤立隔绝 而且不活跃。

【高考】Bookcrossing is part of a trend among people who want to get back to the "real" and not the virtual (虚拟).

在那些想回到“真实”而不是虚拟世界的人中,跨越书本是一种趋势的一部分(虚拟).

【四级】since graduation requirements vary among divisions of the university, you should consult the Bulletin of Information.

由于大学各部门的毕业要求各不相同,你应该查阅信息公告。

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