amount
英音 [əˈmaʊnt]   美音 [əˈmaʊnt]  
高中/CET4/CET6/考研/TOEFL/IELTS
单词释义 纠错+ 生词本
n.数量,数额;总数;(感情、特质的)程度
v.总计,合计;等于,相当于;发展成,变成
怎么记 纠错 +补充
【词根】a(to)+ mount(山)→到达山顶去汇总→amount数量、数额
【联想】a(一个)+mount(馒头)→一个馒头的热量总和是多少→总计
【串记】
I mounted the mountain and found a fountain with large amount of water.
我登上那座山发现一个水量很大的喷泉.
单词例句
But take a longer view and there is a surprising amount that we can say with considerable assurance.
但从长远来看,我们可以相当肯定地说,有一个惊人的数字。
Even worse, the amount of fast food that people eat goes up.
更糟糕的是,人们吃快餐的数量增加了。
A different interpretation is possible when the actual amount of information acquired by the user is taken into account.
当考虑到用户获取的实际信息量时,可能会有不同的解释。
辨析记忆
quantity / amount / number / sum
这些名词均有“总数、总量”之意。
quantity → 书面用词,指事物的总量和总数量,侧重大批计量,含准确测量的意味。
amount → 普通用词,与quantity近义,但强调整体,指把所有数量、重量及度量归并在一起得出的总数。
number → 普通用词,指人或物的数目,强调数的概念。
sum → 普通用词,指简单加算的结果。
考试真题例句(机器翻译仅供参考)

【四级】Yet the cost we project for saving civilization would amount to less than $200 billion a year, 1/6 of current global military spending.

然而,我们预计每年拯救文明的成本将不到2000亿美元,占当前全球军费开支的1/6。

【四级】An enormous amount of energy and resources went into the construction of those houses.

大量的能源和资源用于建造这些房屋。

【考研】But take a longer view and there is a surprising amount that we can say with considerable assurance.

但从长远来看,我们可以相当肯定地说,有一个惊人的数字。

【六级】Unfortunately for them and often the taxpayers, our energy systems are a bit like an aircraft carrier : they are unbelievably expensive, they are built to last for a very long time, they have a huge amount of inertia meaning it takes a lot of energy to se

不幸的是,对他们和纳税人来说,我们的能源系统有点像航空母舰:它们的价格高得让人难以置信,它们的建造寿命很长,它们有巨大的惯性,这意味着需要大量的能源才能使用

【四级】They are only charged for the amount of power they consume on rainy days

它们只按雨天消耗的电量收费

【高考】Coastal areas will be warmer and can expect a fair amount of sunshine in the morning.

沿海地区将更加温暖,预计早上会有相当多的阳光。

【四级】Should a woman who possessed a small amount of drugs years ago be permanently unable to be licensed as a nurse?These laws are also counterproductive, since they make it harder for people with criminal records to find housing or land a job, two key factors that reduce backsliding.

几年前持有少量毒品的女性是否应该永久无法获得护士执照?这些法律也起到了反作用,因为它们使有犯罪记录的人更难找到住房或工作,这是减少倒退的两个关键因素。

【四级】The birds will be encouraged to clean the park through the use of a small box that delivers a small amount of bird food.

通过使用一个小盒子运送少量鸟类食物,鼓励鸟类清洁公园。

【四级】Setting a limit on the amount of sugar or salt in their products.

限制他们产品中的糖或盐的含量。

【高考】In the 1960s, scientists proposed that predators at the top of a food web had a surprising amount of control over the size of populations of other species - including species they did not directly attack.

20世纪60年代,科学家提出,食物网顶端的捕食者对其他物种的种群数量有着惊人的控制力,包括它们没有直接攻击的物种。

【六级】In the end, the amount paid for premiums is about the same.

最终,支付的保费金额大致相同。

【六级】Although going to college is supposed to be a full-time job, students spent, on average, only 12 to 14 hours a week studying and many were skating through their semesters without doing a significant amount of reading and writing.

尽管上大学应该是一份全职工作,但学生们平均每周只花12到14个小时学习,许多人在整个学期中都没有做大量的阅读和写作。

【高考】Although the job takes a significant amount of time, most students agree that the experience is worth it.

尽管这项工作需要花费大量的时间,但大多数学生都认为这项经验是值得的。

【四级】This is 10 times the amount this new microwave oven study estimates for annual emissions for all the microwave ovens in the EU.

这是这项新的微波炉研究估计的欧盟所有微波炉年排放量的10倍。

【高考】But according to Anderson, the amount of time spent watching television is not related to reading ability.

但安德森认为,看电视的时间与阅读能力无关。

【高考】Project managers evaluate the performance of the team members in terms of what they produce for projects, rather than the amount of time they spend on them.

项目经理根据团队成员为项目所做的工作而不是他们花在项目上的时间来评估团队成员的绩效。

【四级】Also, a large amount of public funds is spent on roads.

此外,大量公共资金用于道路建设。

【四级】A different interpretation is possible when the actual amount of information acquired by the user is taken into account.

当考虑到用户获取的实际信息量时,可能会有不同的解释。

【四级】That way, you see and hear more: and your mind responds gratefully to the greater amount of wildness in your life.

这样,你可以看到和听到更多的东西:你的大脑会对生活中更多的野性做出感激的反应。

【六级】The London Bank and their agents who had been negotiating with the kidnappers have not said whether any amount of money has been paid.

伦敦银行及其与绑匪谈判的代理人没有透露是否支付了任何款项。

*********************
QQ交流群:747736627
*********************
关闭
我来纠错
英语单词:amount
助记类别: 谐音 词根 词缀 对比 联想 口诀 其他
详细内容:
请确保信息质量,低质量信息无法获得通过。
验证码: