- n.代( generation的名词复数 ); （家史中的）一代; 产生; 一批
These poems have helped kindle the imagination of generations of children.
Generations of students have learnt to parrot the standard explanations.
Generations of adults and children have delighted in the story.
The house had belonged to her family for three or four generations.
They will affect generations of Britons still unborn.
These diamonds have been handed down in his family for generations.
The land here has been intensively cultivated for generations.
That family has carried on a hardware business for five generations.
My family has been engaged in farming for generations.
This heirloom has been handed for several generations.
Four generations live under one roof.
His has been a peasant familly for generations.
To our minds, capital construction is a fundamental task crucial for generations to come.
In the process of their careful watching and recording the celestial movements the Chinese provided valuable and interesting information for succeeding generations.
Compared to people living only a few generations ago, we have greater opportunities to have a good time.
In fact, the slugs use the genetic material so well that they pass it on to their future generations.
2019年12月四级真题（第三套）阅读 Section C
The fact that attitudes toward self-driving cars appear to be so steady across generations suggests how transformative the shift to driverless cars could be.
2016年6月四级真题（第二套）阅读 Section C
Whereas older generations are sometimes reluctant to adopt new technologies, driverless cars promise real value to these age groups in particular.
2016年6月四级真题（第二套）阅读 Section C
Monsanto argues that its patents extend to later generations.
Whether patent for living things applies to their later generations
Compared with early generations we spend more and more time working and have less and less free time to engage in leisure pursues.
the most comprehensive data from major Time Use Service suggests, if anything, Americans today have more free time than the early generations
Americans today have more free time than earlier generations
But now, with only 30 wooden churches remaining and their condition deteriorating, experts are working to preserve the structures for future generations.
2019年12月六级真题（第一套）听力 Section C
Failure to address comprehensively the problem of greenhouse gas emissions, however, exposes all generations, present and future, to incalculable risks.
2017年6月六级真题（第一套）阅读 Section B
Her new book Swell inter-weaves her own story with a history of female pioneers who accomplished remarkable feats and paved the way for future generations.
2018年12月六级真题（第一套）听力 Section B
It reproduces incredibly quickly, breeding up to 12 generations per year if conditions are favorable.
2017年12月六级真题（第一套）阅读 Section A
Ruel says that means the productivity of a nation's future generations depends in a large part on the first 1, 000 days of life.
2015年12月六级真题（第一套）听力 Section C
The scientists are breeding successive generations to arrive at varieties that incorporate salt tolerance but retain about 97 percent of the European rice genome.
2018年6月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C
The theory is that smoking should be stripped of any appeal to discourage new generations from starting in the first place.
2016年12月六级真题（第三套）阅读 Section C
We want to lead the way in restoring the health of the ocean for future generations.
2017年12月六级真题（第二套）阅读 Section A
While the efforts are certainly not futile, the results of such bans will likely only start to be seen by generations down the line, bettering the world for the future.
2017年12月六级真题（第三套）阅读 Section A
within a few generations, most had forgotten their native tongues.
2016年6月六级真题（第一套）听力 Section B
For previous generations, college was decisive break from parental control; guidance and support needed help from people of the same age and from within.
2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
Join us as actress Tina Chen recounts the fascinating story of three generations of her mother's family and their contributions to the history of China.
2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 信息匹配 原文
Over five generations the land has been too wet for cropping.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
Previous generations concentrated on getting children to school on time, fed, dressed and ready to learn.
2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
The Jazz audience continues to shrink and grow older, and the music has failed to connect with younger generations.
2017年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Their expanding business became a large corporation in 1996, with three generations of Ans working together.
2015年高考英语安徽卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Today all three generations regard the move to a success, giving them a closer relationship than they would have had in separate cities.
2016年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Nothing is necessarily gained by forcing students to learn geometry at a graffitied desk stuck with generations of discarded chewing gum.
2018年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
This DNA can reveal genetic information about only one or two ancestors, even though, for example, just three generations back people also have six other great-grandparents or, four generations back, 14 other great-great-grandparents.
2009年考研真题（英语一）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
We are fortunate that is it, because building new educational systems there and putting enough people through them to improve economic performance would require two or three generations.
2009年考研真题（英语一）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
While younger people are somewhat more optimistic than their elders about the prospects for those starting out today, big majorities in both groups believe those "just getting started in life" face a tougher climb than earlier generations in reaching such
2016年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
Yet officials also hope for a much larger benefit: more long term decision-making not only by banks but also by all corporations, to build a stronger economy for future generations.
2019年考研真题（英语一）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
Young and old converge on one key point: Overwhelming majorities of both groups said they believe it is harder for young people today to get started in life than it was for earlier generations.
2016年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ收起真题例句