- n.程度; 长度; 广大地域; 扣押
- 复数: extents;
Both drinking and smoking among young people are increasing to an alarming extent.
She was aghast at the extent of the damage to her car.
Language is a reflector of a society to some extent.
From him I learned that a good politician is marked to great extent by his sense of timing.
This jog warmed me to a certain extent.
The playground covers over an acre in extent.
No one knows the extent of his debts.
When the paper bag was blown out to its full extent, it burst.
He was mad to such an extent that he threatened to kill his father.
We've altered the original plan to some extent.
To some extent, it has something of conservatism complying with reality, and rejects idealism and transcendentalism.
They don't admire his new technique greatly, but they admire it to some extent.
The pollution of the forest has seriously affected plant life and, to a lesser extent, wildlife.
It is difficult to assess the full extent of the damage.
The spokesman said that the extent of the current strike is being misrepresented.
Expenses are deductible only to the extent that in aggregate they exceed 7 percent of gross income.
He explored the wound with his finger, trying to establish its extent.
To a certain extent it's easier for men to get work.
We may not be able to do it to the extent that we would like.
I realized the extent of the trouble that Mary Morse was brewing up.
The government itself has little information on the extent of industrial pollution.
Helicopters can to some extent take the place of tanks by spearheading the airborne attack.
He could only be sorry to the extent that this affected his grandchildren.
This also endangers American interests in other regions, although to a lesser extent.
Through doing this, the teacher will be able to ascertain the extent to which the child understands what he is reading.
The extent of the violence came as a shock.
He kept on at me to such an extent that occasionally I wished he would get off my back.
I became pregnant but this man was very violent towards me to the extent that I lost our baby.
To some extent this was the truth.
While most people will still probably need, and be, to some extent, clock-timers, task-based timing should be used when performing a job that requires more creativity.
To what extent are Americans really willing to endure the environmental impacts of domestic energy production in order to cut back imports?
Behavioral genetics has made important contributions to the biological revolution, providing information about the extent to which biology influences mind, brain and behavior.
A concern of psychological scientists is the extent to which all of these characteristics are influenced by nature and nurture(养育), by genetic makeup and the environment
The scene of the crash and extent of the damage.
But renewable energy will have to displace fossil fuels to a much greater extent in the future to avoid unacceptable climate risks.
One recent study attempted to calculate the extent of this ecological overshoot of the human economy, and found that we are using 1.2 Earth's-worth of environmental goods and services—the implication being that at some point the debt will be called in, and all those services—the things which the planet does for us for free—will grind to a halt.
Now Fred, you went to university in Canada?( ' , 9 ) A recent International Labour Organization report says the deterioration of real wages around the world calls into question the true extent of an economic recovery, especially if government rescue packages are phased out too early.
There is a lot of support at Yale, to an extent, after a while, there is too much support, he said, half-joking about the countless resources available at the school.
Second, we judge the extent to which we are the same as or different from others.
They now need to take into account the extent of firms' data assets when assessing the impact of deals.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
To some extent you can control the amount of stress in your life.
2016年高考英语上海卷 语法填空 B 原文
Today they argue that market prices overstate losses, because they largely reflect the temporary illiquidity of markets, not the likely extent of bad debts.
How we read a given text also depends to some extent on our particular interest in reading it.
1. the point or degree to which something extends;
"the extent of the damage"
"the full extent of the law"
"to a certain extent she was right"
2. the distance or area or volume over which something extends;
"the vast extent of the desert"
"an orchard of considerable extent"
intentional 有意图的, 故意的
attentively 注意地, 留意地
To a certain extent, we are all responsible for this tragic situation.
To some extent what she argues is true.
To what extent is this true of all schools?