- 英[əˈbjuːs , əˈbjuːz]
- 美[əˈbjuːs , əˈbjuːz]
- n.滥用; 恶习; 侮辱; 恶言;
- vt.滥用; 虐待; 辱骂;
- 复数: abuses;
- 第三人称单数: abuses;
- 过去式: abused;
- 过去分词: abused;
- 现在分词: abusing;
victims of child abuse
Much of the crime in this area is related to drug abuse.
Hill let loose a torrent of abuse against those who prosecuted his case.
West was wilfully blind to the abuse that took place.
I will refer to child abuse generically (which includes physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and neglect).
A small group of youths stayed behind to heckle and shout abuse.
They cried for mercy but their pleas were met with abuse and laughter.
The abuse of women needs to be treated seriously and sensitively.
There were unfounded rumours of alcohol abuse.
Cases of child abuse often go unreported or ignored by uninformed citizens.
Drug abuse is a can of worms nobody wants to open at sporting events.
Don't abuse your body by overindulging in alcohol.
Christian pushed him away, yelling abuse.
Crowley maintained a stream of invective and abuse against Waite.
A mother who does not report the abuse is said to be complicit.
They hurled abuse at their victim as they doused him with petrol.
Those who want to take child abuse seriously today must stake out a humane child protection practice.
He had not, until recently, stooped to personal abuse.
All polling methods are potentially open to abuse.
He burst into a storm of abuse.
They hurled abuse and insults at the speaker.
Child abuse is a punishable offense.
You can't make personal abuse on her.
I'm afraid the position is open to abuse.
She screamed abuse at me.
Hailstones of abuse were pelting him.
They gave me much abuse for no fault.
He doesn't want his personal data abused.
She abused animals including her pet dog.
Perhaps there is less to fight about, with the country in a period of tranquility and the dangers of drug abuse and other unwholesome behavior well known.
From other sources, we also know teenage crime, drug abuse and premarital sex are in general decline.
She used to abuse her children when she was a young mother.
As a result, violations of the law and abuses of the intent of the law have lessened the financial rewards of authors, artists and producers.
The 1976 copy right act has not prevented these abuses fully, but it has clarified the legal rights of the injured parties and given them an avenue for remedy
It is important that we be mindful of the earth, the planet out of which we are born and by which we are nourished, guided, healed-the planet, however, which we have abused to a considerable degree in these past two centuries of industrial exploitation.
Rock stars now face a new hazard --- voice abuse.
Most pop singers suffer from three things: lack of training, overuse and abuse of the voice, especially when they are young
1. cruel or inhumane treatment
2. a rude expression intended to offend or hurt;
"when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"
"they yelled insults at the visiting team"
3. improper or excessive use
1. treat badly;
"This boss abuses his workers"
"She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
2. change the inherent purpose or function of something;
"Don't abuse the system"
"The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers"
3. use foul or abusive language towards;
"The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"
"The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
useless 无用的, 无效的, 无益的, 无价值的
use用+less无→adj.无用的, 无效的, 无益的, 无价值的
useful 有用的, 有益的, 有帮手的
use用+ful表形容词→adj.有用的, 有益的, 有帮手的
use 使用, 利用, 耗费
use用→n.&v.使用, 利用, 耗费