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正确的; 合适的; 符合公认准则的; 得体的
改正; 批改; 指出错误
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"That is correct, Meg," he answered in his cold, dead voice.
The club specialises in videoing its student golfers to correct their faults.
The correct answers can be found at the bottom of page 8.
This argument is correct, on its own terms.
In hindsight, this is only two thirds correct.
In a perfect world your scenario would be correct.
The above principles are the only correct policy for solving this problem.
She is a correct young lady.
The correct thing to do is to say “sorry” to him.
ADJ 准确无误的;正确的 If something is correct, it is in accordance with the facts and has no mistakes.
The correct answers can be found at the bottom of page 8...
The following information was correct at time of going to press...
Doctors examine their patients thoroughly in order to make a correct diagnosis.
ADJ (说法或想法)对的，正确的 If someone is correct, what they have said or thought is true.
v-link ADJ FORMAL 正式
You are absolutely correct. The leaves are from a bay tree...
If Casey is correct, the total cost of the cleanup would come to $110 billion.
ADJ 恰当的;合适的 The correct thing or method is the thing or method that is required or is most suitable in a particular situation.
The use of the correct materials was crucial...
White was in no doubt the referee made the correct decision.
...the correct way to produce a crop of tomato plants.
ADJ (行为)被人认可的，赞许的 If you say that someone is correct in doing something, you approve of their action.
You are perfectly correct in trying to steer your mother towards increased independence...
I think the president was correct to reject the offer.
VERB 纠正(问题);改正，修正(错误) If you correct a problem, mistake, or fault, you do something which puts it right.
He may need surgery to correct the problem...
He has criticised the government for inefficiency and delays in correcting past mistakes.
VERB 纠正;指出…的错误 If you correct someone, you say something which you think is more accurate or appropriate than what they have just said.
V n with quote V n Also V with quote
'Actually, that isn't what happened,' George corrects me...
I must correct him on a minor point.
VERB 批改，修改(文章等) When someone corrects a piece of writing, they look at it and mark the mistakes in it.
It took an extraordinary effort to focus on preparing his classes or correcting his students' work.
ADJ-GRADED (行为)符合社会公认标准的，得体的 If a person or their behaviour is correct, their behaviour is in accordance with social or other rules.
I think English men are very polite and very correct...
We were rather surprised by their sporting and correct behaviour.
CONVENTION 若是我说错了就请指出 You say 'correct me if I'm wrong' to indicate that you are not entirely sure that what you are about to say is true.
vagueness SPOKEN 口语
As I recall, but correct me if I'm wrong, it was in a car park in Carmarthen.
The thing turned out to be correct.
It is correct for you to keep it secret.
纠正错误，校正，调整；校准 (常与 for 连用)
1. make right or correct;
- " "Correct the mistakes" "
- " "rectify the calculation" "
2. make reparations or amends for;
- " "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust" "
3. censure severely;
- " "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks" "
4. adjust or make up for;
- " "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance" "
5. punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience;
- " "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently" "
6. go down in value;
- " "the stock market corrected" "
- " "prices slumped" "
7. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard;
- " "Adjust the clock, please" "
- " "correct the alignment of the front wheels" "
8. treat a defect;
- " "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia" "
1. free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth;
- " "the correct answer" "
- " "the correct version" "
- " "the right answer" "
- " "took the right road" "
- " "the right decision" "
2. socially right or correct;
- " "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye" "
- " "correct behavior" "
3. in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure;
- " "what's the right word for this?" "
- " "the right way to open oysters" "
4. correct in opinion or judgment;
- " "time proved him right" "
词根: rect =straight/right,表示"正,直"
directly 直接地, 立即
corrective 矫正物, 中和物
direction 方向, 指导, 趋势
director 主任, 主管, 导演
rectangle [数]矩形, 长方形
Middle English (as a verb): from Latin correct- 'made straight, amended', from the verb corrigere, from cor- 'together' + regere 'guide'. The adjective is via French