- n.线索，迹象; 提示，注意事项; 暗示; 微量;
- 复数: hints;
- 第三人称单数: hints;
- 过去式: hinted;
- 过去分词: hinted;
- 现在分词: hinting;
There was not a hint of badness in him.
I'd dropped a hint about having an exhibition of his work up here.
"I think I hear the telephone ringing."—"Okay, I can take a hint."
Sinclair examined the closed, clever face for any hint of irony, but found none.
She'd never received the merest hint of any communication from him.
The Minister gave a strong hint that the government were thinking of introducing tax concessions for mothers.
Diana took the hint and left them to it.
How could she know about that? He'd certainly never let drop any hint.
The President was ruthless in dealing with any hint of internal political dissent.
"What a pity," Graham said with a hint of sarcasm.
They neglect their duty at the least hint of fun elsewhere.
I glanced at her and saw no hint of irony on her face.
She added only a hint of vermouth to the gin.
The book is written without a hint of salaciousness.
Maria loved both the children. There was never a hint of favouritism.
There was a hint of impatience in his tone.
There's a subtle hint of garlic in the sauce.
He gave me a hint that I was being cheated.
There was a hint of accusation in her voice.
He threw out a hint regarding bonuses at the end of the year.
I hinted at his imprudence, his folly, but he did not take my hint.
我暗示他的轻率, 他的愚蠢, 但他没有觉察我的暗示.
I took the hint and left at once.
I gave him a gentle [ mild ] hint and he didn't get it.
我给了他一 委婉 的暗示,但他没有领会.
I've tipped you a wink or signalled to you on the sly many times, but before you took the hint others had already noticed.
As a hint that it was time for us to go, Mr. Brown looked at his watch.
He quickly took the hint.
You were too obtuse to take the hint.
He was closemouthed and didn't drop a hint.
He spoke with a hint of German accent.
Researchers recently found kimberlite ( ' , 金伯利岩) deposits hinting at the existence of diamonds.
Our support structure was more like: ‘You are going to get through Yale; you are going to do well,' he said, hinting at mentors ( ' , 导师 ), staff, and professors who all provided significant support for students who lacked confidence about belonging at such a top institution.
And though Hu Jintao and the rest of the Chinese leadership aren't inclined to lecture visiting Presidents, he might gently hint that Beijing is getting a little nervous about the value of the dollar-which has fallen 15% since March, in large part because of increasing fears that America's debt load is becoming unmanageable.
That's what happens when you're the world's biggest creditor: you get to drop hints like that, which would be enough by themselves to create international economic chaos if they were ever leaked.
Excuse yourself and let the person know you're busy so they can get the hint than when the door is closed, you're not to be disturbed.
2017年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 七选五 原文
Take visual hints that influence what we eat: diners served themselves about 20 percent more pasta when their plates matched their food.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
The writer's mother liked to read "patty poem" probably because it gave her a hint of what would happen.
2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 题设
This observation hints that effective embryonic learning could signal neurological strengths of children to parents.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
And perhaps faintly, they hint that people should look to intangible qualities like character and intellect rather than dieting their way to size zero or wasp-waist physiques.
1. an indirect suggestion;
"not a breath of scandal ever touched her"
2. a slight indication
3. a slight but appreciable addition;
"this dish could use a touch of garlic"
4. a just detectable amount;
"he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
5. an indication of potential opportunity;
"he got a tip on the stock market"
"a good lead for a job"
1. drop a hint; intimate by a hint
take a (或 the) hint
understand and act on a hint
she tried to put him off but he didn't take the hint.
hint, imply, suggest
hint, implication, suggestion