barely
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单词释义 纠错+ 生词本
adv.仅仅,勉强;几乎不;公开地;贫乏地
怎么记 纠错 +补充
【词根】bare(赤裸的)+ly(副词后缀)→barely adv.贫乏地、勉强
【谐音】芭蕾→跳芭蕾,我很勉强→勉强
【对比】
bar 酒吧
bear 熊
bare 赤裸的
barely adv.几乎不
dare 敢于
fare 车费
rare 稀少的
rarely 少有地
merely 仅仅
【串记】
在酒吧(bar)里,穿着赤裸的(bare)女孩的内衣(bra)勉强(barely)能挡住身体。
单词例句
He has barely enough money to live on.
他的钱仅够勉强维持生计.
Sales in 2009 could be barely half of that.
2009年的销售额可能仅为这一数字的一半。
Barely anyone notices and no one says a thing.
几乎没有人注意到,也没有人说话。
The project was barely in embryo.
该计划只是个雏形。
考试真题例句(机器翻译仅供参考)

【六级】Moreover, home prices barely dropped

此外,房价几乎没有下跌

【四级】Venice's deadline passed with barely a murmur this summer, just as UNESCO was meeting in Istanbul.

今年夏天,当联合国教科文组织在伊斯坦布尔召开会议时,威尼斯的最后期限悄然过去。

【六级】Annual fees have risen from £1,000 to £9,000 in the last decade, but contact time at university has barely risen at all.

年费已从原来的水平提高£1000到£在过去的十年里有9000人,但大学里的联系时间几乎没有增加。

【四级】Brits stayed up a half-hour later to watch it, and then they woke up earlier than usual the next morning thanks to summer nights, the phenomenon in which the sun barely sets in northern countries in the summertime.

英国人晚了半个小时才看电视,第二天早上他们比平时醒得早,这要归功于夏夜,这是一种在北方国家夏季太阳几乎不落下的现象。

【考研】Another urge or need that these gardens appear to respond to, or to arise from is so intrinsic that we are barely ever conscious of its abiding claims on us.

这些花园似乎回应或产生的另一种冲动或需求是如此内在,以至于我们几乎从未意识到它对我们的持续要求。

【四级】At the same time, technological innovation (创新) will barely pause for breath, and two big political changes seem likely

同时,技术创新(创新) 几乎不会停下来喘口气,两大政治变革似乎很可能发生

【六级】When we were children, we barely had any junk food available and we turned out just fine.

当我们还是孩子的时候,我们几乎没有垃圾食品,结果也很好。

【六级】and employs barely 9% of the nation's workers.

而且只雇佣了全国9%的工人。

【考研】He's feeling positive, but he'll carry on blogging-not about eating as cheaply as you can—"there are so many people in a much worse state, with barely any money to spend on food"—but eating well on a budget.

他感觉很积极,但他会继续写博客,不谈吃得尽可能便宜——“有那么多人处于更糟糕的状态,几乎没有钱花在食物上”——而是在预算内吃得好。

【六级】Some of these spectacular churches are no more than small buildings, barely 4 meters wide and 6 meters tall.

有些壮观的教堂不过是小建筑,只有4米宽,6米高。

【六级】The problem was that I barely knew anything about 3D printing, and I had only nine months to figure out how to print five fashionable looks.

问题是我对3D打印几乎一无所知,而我只有九个月的时间来研究如何打印五种时尚外观。

【四级】Sales in 2009 could be barely half of that.

2009年的销售额可能仅为这一数字的一半。

【考研】During their six- to twelve-week voyage, they subsisted on barely enough food allotted to them.

在六到十二周的航行中,他们靠分配给他们的食物勉强维持生计。

【六级】Annual fees have risen from £1,000 to £9,000 in the last decade, but contact time at university has barely risen at all.

在过去十年中,年费从1000英镑增加到9000英镑,但在大学的联系时间几乎没有增加。

【六级】Compared with other groups, I think the numbers in this group, at those 65 schools, are something like just barely more than half of the black male athletes graduate at all.

与其他群体相比,我认为在这65所学校中,这一群体的人数几乎不超过黑人男性运动员毕业人数的一半。

【六级】Barely anyone notices and no one says a thing.

几乎没有人注意到,也没有人说话。

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