- adv.短暂地; 简单地; 简略地; 略略;
He glanced briefly towards her but there was no sign of recognition.
He also talked briefly about the isolation he endured while in captivity.
Cross sketched the story briefly, telling the facts just as they had happened.
We shall first look briefly at the historical antecedents of this theory.
I met Wilma once, briefly.
He spoke only briefly and elliptically about the mission.
To recap briefly, an agreement negotiated to cut the budget deficit was rejected 10 days ago.
I'd met her briefly in a prenatal class.
His father wrote briefly and prosaically.
The couple chatted briefly on the doorstep before going inside.
She writes about women's idealisation of men, touching briefly on the topic of women's fantasy life.
He was briefly arrested in Rome after a contretemps with Italian police.
Briefly, no less than nine of our agents have passed information to us.
He smiled briefly.
She hesitated briefly but quickly regained her poise.
I want to touch briefly on another aspect of the problem.
He was kidnapped and briefly detained by a terrorist group.
She glanced briefly at his lapel badge.
He was told to speak briefly; accordingly he cut short his remarks.
A hound yelped briefly as a whip cracked.
He told me briefly what had happened.
Then briefly she told us about herself.
He served briefly as prime minister from 1920 to 1921.
He spoke briefly but grasped the essence of the problem, and brought out the crucial point.
Let's consider briefly his suggestion.
It may be briefly summarized in the following outline.
He took a glance at it briefly, and then he told me to look again.
Let's meet and review briefly each group's discussion.
There isn't much time left . Could you speak just briefly?
He touched only briefly on that question.
The general principle is simple: whenever the body has been in one position for a while, it is good to briefly stretch it in an opposite position.
I don't attend services when I am there, and I have never meditated, there or anywhere; I just take walks and read and lose myself in the stillness, recalling that it is only by stepping briefly away from my wife and bosses and friends that I will have anything useful to bring to them.
Ronald Lee, director of the Centre on the Economics and Demography of Ageing at the University of California, Berkeley, puts it briefly and clearly: "We don't really know what population ageing will be like, because nobody has done it yet.
Respond quickly and briefly, apologizing for your mistake.
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1. for a short time;
"she visited him briefly"
"was briefly associated with IBM"
2. in a concise manner; in a few words;
"the history is summed up concisely in this book"
"she replied briefly"
"briefly, we have a problem"
"to put it shortly"