vt.& vi.

1. The agreement has raised hopes that the war may end soon.


2. Rationing had put an end to a surfeit of biscuits long ago.


3. He had wandered to the far end of the room.


4. Only two go down at the end of this season.


5. For some people, competing is the be-all and end-all of their running.


1. N-SING 最后部分;末尾 The end of something such as a period of time, an event, a book, or a film is the last part of it or the final point in it. 
  • The £5 banknote was first issued at the end of the 18th century...


  • The report is expected by the end of the year...


  • You will have the chance to ask questions at the end.


2. V-ERG (使)结束;(使)终结 When a situation, process, or activity ends, or when something or someone ends it, it reaches its final point and stops. 
  • The meeting quickly ended and Steve and I left the room...


  • Talks have resumed to try to end the fighting...


  • She began to weep. That ended our discussion.


  • The ending of a marriage by death is different in many ways from an ending occasioned by divorce.


3. N-COUNT 结束;终止;结果;结局 An end to something or the end of it is the act or result of stopping it so that it does not continue any longer. 
  • The French government today called for an end to the violence...


  • I was worried she would walk out or bring the interview to an end...


  • Francis fined him two weeks' wages and said: 'That's the end of the matter.'


4. V-ERG 以…方式结束;终结 If you say that someone or something ends a period of time in a particular way, you are indicating what the final situation was like. You can also say that a period of time ends in a particular way. 
  • The markets ended the week on a quiet note...


  • British Gas shares ended the day 1p up at 287p...


  • The evening ended with a dramatic display of fireworks.


5. VERB (一段时间)结束,终结 If a period of time ends, it reaches its final point. 
  • Its monthly reports on program trading usually come out about three weeks after each month ends...


  • The first figure shows sales for week ending July 27.


  • They hired eight college graduates to start work after the college year ends in March.


6. V-ERG (书、演说、表演等)以…为结尾,以…结束 If something such as a book, speech, or performance ends with a particular thing or the writer or performer ends it with that thing, its final part consists of the thing mentioned. 
  • His statement ended with the words: 'Pray for me.'...


  • The book ends on a lengthy description of Hawaii...


  • Dawkins ends his discussion with a call for liberation...


7. VERB 告终;收场 If a situation or event ends in a particular way, it has that particular result. 
  • The incident could have ended in tragedy...


  • The match ended in a draw...


  • Our conversations ended with him saying he would try to be more understanding...


8. N-COUNT 末端;尽头 The two ends of something long and narrow are the two points or parts of it that are furthest away from each other. 
  • The company is planning to place surveillance equipment at both ends of the tunnel...


  • A typical fluorescent lamp is a tube with metal electrodes at each end.


9. N-COUNT 末端;末梢;尖端 The end of a long, narrow object such as a finger or a pencil is the tip or smallest edge of it, usually the part that is furthest away from you. 
  • He tapped the ends of his fingers together...


  • She let the long cone of ash hang at the end of her cigarette.


10. VERB 尖端有;最后部分是 If an object ends with or in a particular thing, it has that thing on its tip or point, or as its last part. 
  • It has three pairs of legs, each ending in a large claw.


11. VERB (河流等)终止,停住 A journey, road, or river that ends at a particular place stops there and goes no further. 
  • The road ended at a T-junction...


  • The journey ends in the ancient city of Marrakesh.


12. N-COUNT (等级的)一端,一头 End is used to refer to either of the two extreme points of a scale, or of something that you are considering as a scale. 
  • At the other end of the social scale was the grocer, the village's only merchant...


  • The agreement has been criticised by extremist groups on both ends of the political spectrum.


13. N-COUNT (联系、旅行等的)一端,一方,一头 The other end is one of two places that are connected because people are communicating with each other by telephone or writing, or are travelling from one place to the other. 
  • When he answered the phone, Ferguson was at the other end...


  • There was silence at the other end of the line...


  • Make sure to meet them at the other end.


14. N-COUNT (项目、工作的)部分,方面 If you refer to a particular end of a project or piece of work, you mean a part or aspect of it, for example a part of it that is done by a particular person or in a particular place. 
  • You take care of your end, kid, I'll take care of mine...


  • Let's go up to the office and settle the business end of things.


15. N-COUNT 目的;意图 An end is the purpose for which something is done or towards which you are working. 
  • The police force is being manipulated for political ends...


  • Now the government is trying another policy designed to achieve the same end.


16. VERB 只存在于,仅限于(某一点) If you say that something ends at a particular point, you mean that it is applied or exists up to that point, and no further. 
  • Helen is also 25 and from Birmingham, but the similarity ends there...


  • Does responsibility end at the fitting of car seats?


17. N-COUNT 辞世;去世 You can refer to someone's death as their end, especially when you are talking about the way that they died or might die. 
  • Soon after we had spoken to this man he had met a violent end.


18. VERB 结果是;最后是 If you end by doing something or end in a particular state, you do that thing or get into that state even though you did not originally intend to. 
  • They ended by making themselves miserable...


  • They'll probably end back on the streets.


19. PHRASE 自杀;一了百了 If someone ends it all, they kill themselves. 
  • He grew suicidal, thinking up ways to end it all.


20. PHRASE 把…都比下去 If you describe something as, for example, the deal to end all deals or the film to end all films, you mean that it is very important or successful, and that compared to it all other deals or films seem second-rate. 
  • It was going to be a party to end all parties.


  • ...the sale to end all sales at Harrods.


21. PHRASE 结束;终结 If something is at an end, it has finished and will not continue. 
  • The court has passed sentence and the matter is now at an end...


  • The recession is definitely at an end.


22. PHRASE 结束 If something comes to an end, it stops. 
  • The cold war came to an end.


23. PHRASE 最终;到头来 You say at the end of the day when you are talking about what happens after a long series of events or what appears to be the case after you have considered the relevant facts. 
  • At the end of the day it's up to the Germans to decide...


  • At the end of the day, the board's not going to be too concerned with three or four more dollars.


24. PHRASE 变得神志不清;变得不正常 If you say that someone has gone off the deep end, you mean that their mind has stopped working in a normal way and their behaviour has become very strange as a result. 
  • I'm not sure she believes me. She probably just thinks I've gone off the deep end.


25. PHRASE (使)落入一无所知的无助境地 If you are thrown in at the deep end, you are put in a completely new situation without any help or preparation. If you jump in at the deep end, you go into a completely new situation without any help or preparation. 
  • It's a superb job. You get thrown in at the deep end and it's all down to you...


  • The reason many people fail on diets is that they jump in at the deep end, making a complete change to their eating habits.


26. PHRASE 坚持到底 If you do something to the bitter end or to the very end, you continue to do it for as long as you can, although it may be very unpleasant or dangerous. 
  • We will fight to the bitter end to ensure our children get what is rightfully theirs.


27. PHRASE 最后;终于 You say in the end when you are saying what is the final result of a series of events, or what is your final conclusion after considering all the relevant facts. 
  • I toyed with the idea of calling the police, but in the end I didn't...


  • Benny thought the president was sincere and sensitive, but, in the end, that's not what counts.


28. PHRASE 本身就值得做 If you consider something to be an end in itself, you do it because it seems desirable and not because it is likely to lead to something else. 
  • While he had originally traveled in order to study, traveling had become an end in itself.


29. PHRASE 坚持下去;尽自己的本分;做好自己的本职工作 If you have to keep your end up, or to keep up your end of something, you have to do something as well as other people, or as well as you are expected to do it. 
  • I had to keep my end up with other professors in the faculty...


  • He had trouble keeping up his end of a technical discussion.


30. PHRASE 使收支相抵;勉强维持生计 If you find it difficult to make ends meet, you can only just manage financially because you hardly have enough money for the things you need. 
  • With Betty's salary they barely made ends meet.


31. PHRASE 非常;许多 No end means a lot. 
  • The problem was causing the poor woman no end of misery...


  • Teachers inform me that Tracey's behaviour has improved no end.


32. PHRASE 连续地;持续地 When something happens for hours, days, weeks, or years on end, it happens continuously and without stopping for the amount of time that is mentioned. 
  • He is a wonderful companion and we can talk for hours on end...


  • I spend days on end in this studio.


33. PHRASE 竖着;直立着 Something that is on end is upright, instead of in its normal or natural position, for example lying down, flat, or on its longest side. 
34. PHRASE 终止;结束 To put an end to something means to cause it to stop. 
  • Only a political solution could put an end to the violence.


35. PHRASE 尽头;终点;末日 If a process or person has reached the end of the road, they are unable to progress any further. 
  • Given the results of the vote, is this the end of the road for the hardliners in Congress?


36. PHRASE 永远;一直 If you say that something will happen or be true until the end of time or to the end of time, you are emphasizing that it will always happen or always be true. 
  • We can assume that the moon will continue to go around the earth until the end of time...


  • I'll love her till the end of time.


37. PHRASE 不是世界末日;没那么可怕 If you say that something bad is not the end of the world, you are trying to stop yourself or someone else being so upset by it, by suggesting that it is not the worst thing that could happen. 
  • Obviously I'd be disappointed if we don't make it, but it wouldn't be the end of the world.


38.   the end of your tether→see: tether;  to burn the candle at both ends→see: candle;  to make your hair stand on end→see: hair;  a means to an end→see: means;  to be on the receiving end→see: receive;  to get the wrong end of the stick→see: stick;  to come to a sticky end→see: sticky;  to be at your wits’ end→see: wit
end up 

1. 最后部分, 末尾

  • We must fight on until the end.
  • 我们必须战斗到底。

2. 端, 尽头, 梢

3. 终止, 结局

  • Don't give away the end of the story.
  • 别把故事结局说出来。

4. 〈正〉结果, 目标, 目的

  • Do the ends justify the means?
  • 只要目的正当就可以不择手段吗?

5. 死去

  • That face called up in his mind the image of his end wife.
  • 那张脸使他想起了他亡妻的形象。
vt. & vi.

1. 结束; 终止

  • The road ends here.
  • 此路到此为止。
  • The strike was ended.
  • 罢工已经结束。

1. either extremity of something that has length;

  • "the end of the pier"
  • "she knotted the end of the thread"
  • "they rode to the end of the line"

2. the point in time at which something ends;

  • "the end of the year"
  • "the ending of warranty period"

3. the concluding parts of an event or occurrence;

  • "the end was exciting"
  • "I had to miss the last of the movie"

4. the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it;

  • "the ends justify the means"

5. a final part or section;

  • "we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus"
  • "Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end"

6. a final state;

  • "he came to a bad end"
  • "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"

7. the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object;

  • "one end of the box was marked `This side up'"

8. (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage;

  • "the end managed to hold onto the pass"

9. one of two places from which people are communicating to each other;

  • "the phone rang at the other end"
  • "both ends wrote at the same time"

10. a boundary marking the extremities of something;

  • "the end of town"

11. the part you are expected to play;

  • "he held up his end"

12. the last section of a communication;

  • "in conclusion I want to say..."

13. a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold

14. a position on the line of scrimmage;

  • "no one wanted to play end"

1. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;

  • "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"
  • "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"
  • "My property ends by the bushes"
  • "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"

2. bring to an end or halt;

  • "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"
  • "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WWI"

3. be the end of; be the last or concluding part of;

  • "This sad scene ended the movie"

4. put an end to;

  • "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
体育| 物理学
  • 1.一方的场区
  • 2.终局


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