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  • law


    • [lɔː]
    • [lɔː]


    • n.
      ; 法学; 规律; 法制;


  • 词态变化

    • 复数: laws;
  • 实用场景例句

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    The law is the final arbiter of what is considered obscene.



    It's the job of the police to enforce the law.



    According to law, a doctor must be present at the ringside.



    He is studying law.



    The police are guardians of law and order.



    The old law could sentence a woman to an unbearable marriage for life, but this is now all changing.

    旧法律能够迫使妇女终身接受不堪忍受的婚姻, 但这种情况现在已经完全改变了.


    This law will deprive us of our most basic rights.



    They're standing out against any change in the law.



    You may think it an innocent joke to drive away another person's car but in the eyes of the law it is theft.



    The crime will be treated with the full rigour of the law.



    The only time I had a brush with the law was when I was falsely accused of taking away a car without the owner's consent.



    The new law empowered the police to search private house.



    No matter how high one's position, he must never be a law unto himself.

    无论一个人的职位有多高, 都绝对不能独断专行.


    The government has proclaimed a new law.



    The minister has consistently opposed any relaxation in the law.



    The new law will come into operation by midnight tomorrow.



    These measures were provided for by law.



    The power to change the law resides in Parliament.



    Their recognition of the new law is unlikely.



    The president abrogated an old law.



    I will go to law against him.



    The courts administer the law.



    An agricultural lobby is against a law to allow importing cotton from Egypt.



    Everyone should observe the law.



    The criminal cheated the law by suicide.



    This is against the law.



    He is learned in the law.



    This law has been abrogated.



  • 真题例句

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    When governments lose their control on power, law and order begin to disintegrate.


    Under the law in Massachusetts, tobacco companies have to measure the nicotine content of every type of cigarette and report the results.


    Snow White is available for everyone to use, but the dwarfs are still under copyright, so Cornetti invented sound-alike characters ( ' , Grumpy Gus, Dopey Dan) to illustrate specific pay roll law principles.


    Oil prices may rise or fall but economic laws are not subject to change.


    Its effects on the global economy go against existing economic laws.


    It has now a new law to follow.


    In April, France passed a law setting lower limits for a model's weight.


    Another training, this one for pay roll law, used a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs theme.


    Unfortunately, many federal and state laws impose post-conviction restrictions on a shockingly large number of Americans, who are prevented from ever fully paying their debt to society.


    Some laws make sense.


    Should a woman who possessed a small amount of drugs years ago be permanently unable to be licensed as a nurse?These laws are also counterproductive, since they make it harder for people with criminal records to find housing or land a job, two key factors that reduce backsliding.


    Laws can restrict or ban voting, access to public housing, and professional and business licensing.


    In all, more than 45,000 laws and rules serve to exclude vast numbers of people from fully participating in American life.


    They are more likely to grow up in neighborhoods that their parents say aren't great for raising children, and their parents worry about them getting shot, beaten up or in trouble with the law.


    The British traveler Charles Thompson spoke for many Grand Tourists when in 1744 he described himself as being impatiently desirous of viewing a country so famous in history, a country which once gave laws to the world, and which is at present the greatest school of music and painting, contains the noblest productions of sculpture and architecture, and is filled with cabinets of rarities, and collections of all kinds of historical relics.


    The bills would lock that pledge into law.


    Recently, we examined more than 400 essays on the laws of life that teens from two communities had written as part of an educational program initiated by the John Templeton Foundation in Radnor, Pa.


    No law required the involvement of a third party in certification.


    Pass a law to standardise cigarette packaging.


    Higher education institutions are, under federal law, required to report graduation rates, but these reports typically only include Pell recipient number—not necessarily rates specific to first-generation students.


    And Athenians willingly obeyed the written laws which they themselves passed, and the unwritten, which must be obeyed if free men live together.

    2015年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    As executives with banks, consulting firms, established law firms, and major corporations, many are now well on their way to impressive careers.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 完形填空 原文

    Before modern medicine changed the laws of nature, many children died of common childhood diseases.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 完形填空 原文

    Even president obama's mother-in-law, marian Robinson, has agreed to leave Chicago and into the White House to help care for her granddaughters.

    2016年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    From the governments' point of view, a primary goal of laws requiring extended producer responsibility is to transfer both the cost and the physical responsibility of waste management from the government and tax-payers back to the producers.

    2015年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Her lack of proper training in law.

    2016年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读A 选项

    I got so angry with him for laying down the law.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读表达 原文

    I talk to them about how the law helps people solve their problems.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 听力 原文

    In 1897, the state of Michigan passed a law prohibiting the killing of passenger pigeons but by then, no sizable flocks had been seen in the state for 10 years.

    2014年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    In theory, they should live by the French law is often ignored or unknown, thus making them into an interesting area of "lawlessness" in the world.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    It can uncover laws of nature, cure diseases, make bombs, and help bridges to stand up.

    2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    It should be the main concern of law makers.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    Making things worse are state laws that make it too easy to opt out of what are supposed to be required vaccines for all children entering kindergarten.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Now, several states are moving to tighten laws by adding new regulations for opting out.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    People believing in freedom are those who behave within the laws and value systems.

    2015年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 题设

    Surprisingly, these people live largely by their own laws and their own social customs.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    They often ignore the guianese law.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    They seldom follow the French law.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    Today, it's hard to find a public school, university, or law school that does not have such a kind of program.

    2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    When Sandra Day O'Connor finished third in her class at stanford law school, in 1952, she could not find work at a law firm because she was a woman.

    2016年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    wegner, a patent attorney and professor at George Washington University Law School.


    Although more than half of Harvard undergraduates end up in law, medicine or business, future doctors and lawyers must study a non- specialist liberal-arts degree before embarking on a professional qualification.


    Newton’s laws of motion and Darwinian evolution each bind a host of different phenomena into a single explicatory frame work.


    The White House argued that Arizona's laws conflicted with its enforcement priorities, even if state laws complied with federal statutes to the letter.


    On a five to three vote,the Supreme Court knocked out much of Arizona's immigration law Monday-a modest policy victory for the Obama Aministration.


    In effect, the White House claimed that it could invalidate any otherwise legitimate state law that it disagrees with.


    In Arizona v.United States,the majority overturned three of the four contested provisions of Arizona's controversial plan to have state and local police enforce federal immigration law.


    However,the Justices said that Arizona police would be allowed to verify the legal status of people who come in contact with law enforcement.


    This leaves today’s average law-school graduate with $100, 000 of debt on top of undergraduate debts.


    There is pressure for change from within the profession, but opponents of change among the regulators insist that keeping outsiders out of a law firm isolates lawyers from the pressure to make money rather than serve clients ethically.


    There is just one path for a lawyer in most American states: a four-year undergraduate degree in some unrelated subject, then a three-year law degree at one of 200 law schools authorized by the American Bar Association and an expensive preparation for the bar exam.


    The best lawyers made skyscrapers-full of money, tempting ever more students to pile into law schools.


    One idea is to allow people to study law as an undergraduate degree.


    Law-school debt means that they have to work fearsomely hard.


    In fact, allowing non-lawyers to own shares in law firms would reduce costs and improve services to customers, by encouraging law firms to use technology and to employ professional managers to focus on improving firms’ efficiency.


    Except in the District of Columbia, non-lawyers may not own any share of a law firm.


    But most law graduates never get a big-firm job.


    Another is to let students sit for the bar after only two years of law school.


    Orin Kerr, a law professor, compares the explosion and accessibility of digital information in the 21st century with the establishment of automobile use as a virtual necessity of life in the 20th: The justices had to specify novel rules for the new personal domain of the passenger car then; they must sort out how the Fourth Amendment applies to digital information now.


    Under the law, using a fashion model that does not meet a government-defined index of body mass could result in a $85,000 fine and six months in prison.


    Relying on ethical persuasion rather than law to address the misuse of body ideals may be the best step.


    Its lawmakers gave preliminary approval last week to a law that would make it a crime to employ ultra-thin models on runways.


    But at least they have demonstrated that when companies get into trouble with the law, evidence of good character can win them less costly punishment.


    This type of integrity requires well-enforced laws in government transparency, such as records of official meetings, rules on lobbying, and information about each elected leader’s source of wealth.


    Soon after his father’s release from prison, Dickens got a better job as errand boy in law offices.


    But under anti-bribery laws, proof must be made of concrete benefits, such as approval of a contract or regulation.


    The use of privacy law to curb the tech giants in this instance feels slightly maladapted.


    Privacy law builds on the concept of damage to an individual from identifiable knowledge about them.


    Denham chose to concentrate the blame on the NHS trust, since under existing law it.


  • 英英释义


    • 1. legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity;

      "there is a law against kidnapping"

    • 2. the collection of rules imposed by authority;

      "civilization presupposes respect for the law"

      "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

    • 3. a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature;

      "the laws of thermodynamics"

    • 4. a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
    • 5. the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system;

      "he studied law at Yale"

    • 6. the force of policemen and officers;

      "the law came looking for him"

    • 7. the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
  • 词组搭配

    at (或in) law

    according to or concerned with the laws of a country


    an agreement enforceable at law.


    a barrister-at-law.


    be a law unto oneself

    behave in a manner that is not conventional or predictable


    go to law

    resort to legal action in order to settle a matter


    law and order

    a situation characterized by respect for and obedience to the rules of a society


    the law of the jungle
    lay down the law

    issue instructions to other people in an authoritative or dogmatic way


    take the law into one's own hands

    punish someone for an offence according to one's own ideas of justice, especially in an illegal or violent way


    take someone to law

    initiate legal proceedings against someone


    there's no law against it

    (informal)used in spoken English to assert that one is doing nothing wrong, especially in response to an actual or implied criticism


    I can laugh, can't I? There's no law against it.


    a law unto (oneself)

    A totally independent operator


    An executive who is a law unto herself.


    take the law into (one's) own hands

    To mete out justice as one sees fit without due recourse to law enforcement agencies or the courts.


  • 同义词辨析

    law, constitution, regulation, code, rule, act


    • law: 普通用词,泛指由最高当局所制订、立法机构所通过的任何成文或不成文的法规或条例。
    • constitution: 指治理国家或国家在处理内外政务时所遵循的基本法律和原则;也指规章规则的汇集。
    • regulation: 普通用词,指用于管理、指导或控制某系统或组织的规则、规定或原则等。
    • code: 指某一阶层或社会所遵守的一整套法典、法规或法则;也可指与某一特殊活动或主题有关的规则。
    • rule: 通常指机关、团体的规章、条例或比赛规则;也指对人行为、方法等所作的规定,还可指习俗所承认的规定。
    • act: 指经立法机构通过并由行政管理签署的法案。
    principle, theorem, fundamental, law


    • principle: 普通用词,含义广。指作判断的基础或行动的普通准则;也指自然科学的规律。
    • theorem: 多指经过推理或演算能得到证明的原理、定理或定律。
    • fundamental: 通常指原理、原则。
    • law: 指一直公认的。陈述各种现象的条理或关系的公理或定理等。
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