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  • old


    • [əʊld]
    • [oʊld]


    • adj.
      老的; 古老的; 以前的; (用于指称被替代的东西)原来的;


  • 词态变化

    • 比较级: older;
    • 最高级: oldest;
  • 实用场景例句

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    • 老的
    • 古老的
    • 以前的
    • 原来的
    • 古时

    The driveway makes a hook around an old tree.



    He was a crafty old thing.



    The old man combed his snowy hair.



    It's polite to yield up your seat on the bus to an old lady.



    The old nun was as imperious as ever , but visibly thawed when she saw the children.



    The old friends met and fell to talking about their school days.



    It's possible to break with old habits.



    The old lady looked a little off colour.



    The students clustered around the old soldiers to hear the story.



    She's an old sourpuss.



    I've worn through the elbow of this old coat at last.



    You're nothing but an old gossip!



    She woke up to the problems of growing old.



    Are you trying to skin the old lady?

    你想骗老太太的钱 吗 ?


    The old man is a grumpy elder.



    She packaged up the old clothes and put them in the closet.



    This old man's tooth draw easily.



    The slaves of the old society have become the masters of the new society.



    His son's crime put the old man to shame.



    Men and women , old and young, all pitched in.



    He is an old journalistic acquaintance.



    It's an old film, but it's very good.

    那是一部老电影, 但是很好.


    He acts as an old man in the play.



    He looked just like his old self.



    The kind old lady offered to take in the poor homeless stranger.



    In course of time old customs and observances tend to fall into neglect.



  • 真题例句

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    This process improves access to relevant information, without old memories interfering.


    The old symbols, however, still endure.


    The fashion for teams is driven by a sense that the old way of organising people is too rigid for both the modern marketplace and the expectations of employees.


    Teams are as old as civilisation, of course: even Jesus had 12 co-workers.


    New information learned pushes old information out.


    Leah reflects on a time she listened to the whispers: About the time my daughter was five years old, I started having a sense that ‘this isn't right.


    It prevents old information from forming associations.


    It may see old-age diseases approaching.


    Instead of just crowding in, old information is sometimes pushed out of the brain for new memories to form.


    Each time you remember the new PIN, you gradually forget the old one.


    And most of us may sometimes feel the frustration of having old memories interfere with new, relevant memories.


    What kind of care facility old people live in may be less important than we think.


    Those who were more self-disciplined, for instance, were no more likely to live to be very old.


    They function quite well even in old age.


    It further widens the gap between the old and the young.


    Declining mental function is often seen as a problem of old age, but certain aspects of brain function actually begin their decline in young adulthood, a new study suggests.


    Also, being open to new ideas had no relationship to long life, which might explain all those bad-tempered old people who are fixed in their ways.


    Jody has a Ph.D.in nutrition, but more important, she has personal experience—her mother taught her to diet when she was only eight years old.


    Jody has a Ph.D. in nutrition, but more important, she has personal experience—her mother taught her to diet when she was only eight years old.


    Think of a 3-year-old lost in the pleasures of finding out what he can and cannot sink in the bathtub, a 5-year- old beside herself with the thrill of putting together strings of nonsensical words with her best friends, or an 11-year-old completely absorbed in a fascinating comic strip.


    The weather is terrible, particularly in winter, and there's no interesting old city to make up for it, as there is in Boston.


    Maybe I'm just old-fashioned.


    It is an old city with many sites of historical interest.


    That’s due in part to the removal of many of the capital’s old-fashioned black and white taxis.


    Leo, why do you say English will become the world language? Hello, yes? No one knows for sure just how old kites are.


    Cairo is known for its overcrowded roads, irregular driving practices and shaky old vehicles, but also for its air pollution.


    Much of the waste is discarded rotten meat, mixed in with other human debris such as plastic bags and old toys.


    The old days of the Antarctic being dominated by the interests and wishes of white men from European, Australasian and North American states are over, said Klaus Dodds, a politics scholar at the University of London who specialises in Antarctica.


    Meanwhile, emerging technologies – the drones, 3D printers and smart-home devices of the world – now seem a bit too old to be called the next big thing.


    There's an old saying in the space world: amateurs talk about technology, professionals talk about insurance.


    "I thought it would be useful for him to learn Chinese at an early age" Joseph Stocke, the managing director of a company, says of his 2-year old son.

    2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    A 90-year-old has been awarded "woman of the year" for being Britain's oldest full-time employee-still working 40 hours a week.

    2019年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文

    A retired engineer, 76-year-old Wilson has been offering free rides to college students for the past eight years.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文

    A scientist working at her lab bench and a six-old baby playing with his food might seem to have little in common.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    According to a recent study, four out of ten people under 35 years old are planning to downshift from stressful jobs to a slower pace of life.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 听力 原文

    According to the analysis of Babbitt's team, old desktop monitors and box TVs with cathode ray tubes are the worst devices with their energy consumption and contribution to greenhouse gas emissions more than doubling during the 1992 to 2007 window.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Across Britain, burnt toast will be served to mothers in bed this morning as older sons and daughters rush to deliver their supermarket bunches of flowers.

    2015年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Actually, there's something interesting to see in every corner of Paris: the old buildings, neighborhoods, and the historical monuments.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 听力 原文

    After all, a dollar was a tidy sum for an 11-year-old boy in 1961.

    2015年高考英语四川卷 阅读表达 原文

    After all, many older people don't begin to experience physical and mental decline until after age 75.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 完形填空 原文

    An old joke that was popular at the time went something like this: a man is stuck up to his waist in a muddy Chicago street.

    2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    And every week he cleaned old man Mccolgin's chicken house in exchange for manure

    2015年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    And that's exactly what I did when I was fifteen years old.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 听力 原文

    As I got a little older, I began to understand what my dad really meant.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    As our society grows old, we need the contributions of our older citizens.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 完形填空 原文

    As the average age of the population increases, there are more and more old people to care for.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文

    As we accumulated more devices, however, we didn't throw out our old ones.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    At first the price of single copies was seldom a penny-usually two or three cents was charged-and some of the older well-known papers charged five or six cents.

    2019年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Beauticians, bartenders, piano players and people with purple hats, Welty's people come from afternoons spent visiting with old friends, from walks through the streets of her native Jackson, miss.

    2016年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    But unlike school friends, 16-year-old Sarah is not spending half-term resting.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 语法填空 原文

    But, Kate, I still think old age should be about peace and relaxation.

    2019年高考英语全国卷I 听力 原文

    Many studies show that older parents—today's grandparents—would have called their children more often if the means and cost of doing so had not been a barrier.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Every part of my life changed; no part of my old routine remained.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Failing to find any other way out, they decided to make a walking journey, as they caught sight of an old.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文

    Fares for the senior /disabled customers senior citizens 65 and older and disabled customers may ride for half the regular fare.

    2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Hannah started to think about how she could help, but, of course, there is not a lot one five-year-old can do to solve the problem of homelessness.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文

    He finds old military medals for sale in antique stores and on the Internet.

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    He got an older model than he had expected.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读A 选项

    History is much more than the study of dusty old objects and events long past.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    How much may they pay if an 11-year-old girl and her working parents visit the museum?

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读A 题设

    However, there's only so much that prep books, websites, and older friends can teach.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    However, those in the 10 to 12 age group were "concerned with how many people like their posts", suggesting a "need" for social recognition that gets stronger the older they become.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    I got rid of the old fridge, but I didn't get around to ordering a new one yet.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 听力 原文

    I started studying ballet when I was six years old.

    2018年高考英语全国卷2 听力 原文

    In China, when a baby is one month old, families name and welcome their child in a celebration that includes giving red-colored eggs to guests.

    2015年高考英语安徽卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    It is convenient for old people.

    2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    It is the oldest palace in Britain.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    It seemed an unending journey, but even as a six-year-old girl I realized that knowing how to read could open many doors.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    It turned out that among other things, he was an eighty-year-old writer.

    2015年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文

    It was a tradition for the school's old team to play against the new team at the end of spring practice.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

    It was a woman, pushing an old shopping trolley which was piled with bags.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文

    Keeping older drivers on the road.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    Last week some city officials suggested the city might be interested in turning the old theater into a museum and public meeting place.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Led by professor Phil Blythe, the Newcastle team are developing in-vehicle technologies for older drivers which they hope could help them to continue driving into later life.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    My 10-year-old noticed him and make a comment on how bad it must be to have to stand outside in the cold wind.

    2015年高考英语全国卷1 完形填空 原文

    My older students say it makes them feel young.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    My ten-year-old was growing and changing right before my eyes, into this determined human being with a passion and a mission.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

    Newly-built wooden cottages line the street, turning the old town into a dreamland.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 单项选择 原文

    On mu recent visit, I help a lively three-month-old twin that had been rejected by its mother.

    2016年高考英语全国卷1 语法填空 原文

    On the whole, our population is getting older.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 完形填空 原文

    One day, when she was five years old, she was walking with her mother in downtown winnipeg.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文

    One should always be full of passion in his life no matter how old he is.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 答案 选项

    Oxford: includes a guided tour of england's oldest university city and colleges.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Phil Blythe explains: "For many older people, particularly those living alone or in the country, driving is important for preserving their independence, giving them the freedom to get out and about without having to rely on others."

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Picking up her "lifetime achievement" award, proud Irene declared she had no plans to retire from her 36-year-old business.

    2019年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文

    Research shows that giving up driving is one of the key reasons for a fall in health and well-being among older people, leading to them becoming more isolated隔绝 and inactive.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Several years ago I received a letter from seventeen-year-old kerry, who described herself as a world-class fault-finder, almost always bothered by things.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 完形填空 原文

    She told me that some of the children lived with an older lady in a shelter while others slept on the streets.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 语法填空 A 原文

    She wanted to please her dying old father.

    2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    She was too old to dance.

    2018年高考英语全国卷2 听力 选项

    Some were created by famous artists, including a 19-year-old michelangelo, who in 1494 was appointed by the ruler of florence, italy, to build a snowman in his mansion's courtyard.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Stephen Francis observed then eighteen-year-old Shelly Ann at a track meet and was convinced that he had seen the beginning of true greatness.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    The 65-year-old Steve Goodwin was found suffering from early alzheimer's.

    2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    The 8-year-old is the joker of the class.

    2019年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    The books are in every language — new books, ancient books, even a book on the history of iraq that is seven hundred years old.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 完形填空 原文

    The film classic the last picture show was the last movie shown in the old theater.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    The four-year-old dog set off racing after the sheep across several fields and, being a city animal, lost both her sheep and her sense of direction.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    The harmony of old and new.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    The intelligent transport team at newcastle university have turned an electric car into a mobile laboratory named "drivelab" in order to understand the challenges faced by older drivers and to discover where the key stress points are.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 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

    The nine-year-old boy decided then that he would be an artist.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    The old team had no coach, and they didn't even practice to prepare for the game.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

    Their users consist largely of kids under 20 years old.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    Then my 17-year-old suggested giving him a gift card.

    2015年高考英语全国卷1 完形填空 原文

    They are no better than the old.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    They are sad to part with the old theater.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    They gave money to the old people's home either personally or through their companies.

    2015年高考英语安徽卷 单项填空 原文

    They replaced their beloved old car with expensive new sports cars.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 完形填空 原文

    They think tradition means old things from the past.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    They wear out, and as a result, we get old and eventually die.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 完形填空 原文

    This joyful show will please everyone, from the youngest to the oldest.

    2016年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Though the movie is 30 years old, most of the 250 seats were filled with teary-eyed audience wanting to say good-bye to the old building.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Through the years, I'd run into former students who would provide updates on old classmates.

    2017年高考英语全国卷2 完形填空 原文

    Traveling along the old silk road is an interesting and rewarding experience.

    2018年高考英语北京卷 单项填空 原文

    Wang shu, a 49-year-old Chinese architect, won the 2012 pritzker architecture prize — which is often referred to as the nobel prize in architecture — on February 28.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    We're not just keeping these old devices – we continue to use them.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    When I arrived, I saw a 2-to 3-week-old owl.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    When I was nine years old, I loved to go fishing with my dad.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    When my son gene was about 12 years old, I started helping him learn to work, I bought twenty chickens and asked him to take care of them.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(10月) 完形填空 原文

    When their children lived far away from them, these old people felt cut off from the world.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 单项选择 原文

    When you drive through the redwood forests in California, you will be among trees that are over 1, 000 years old.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文

    Yet knowing we can have more can also create a problem, because when we go to change the way we do things, up come the old patterns and pitfalls that stopped us from seeking what we wanted in the first place.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    You know, when you're fifteen years old in my country, you finish school and then you learn a trade.

    2018年高考英语浙江卷 听力 原文

    You may have the opportunity to make your biggest difference when you're older.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    There men wrote and published extensively, reaching both New World and Old World audiences, and giving New England an atmosphere of intellectual earnestness.


    Instead, the new habits we deliberately ingrain into ourselves create parallel pathways that can bypass those old roads.


    But don't bother trying to kill off old habits; once those ruts of procedure are worn into the hippocampus, they're there to stay.


    Many recruiters say the old disgrace is fading for top performers.


    An old saying has it that half of all advertising budgets are wasted-the trouble is, no one knows which half.


    You cannot buy class, as the old saying goes, and these upstart entrepreneurs cannot buy their prizes the prestige of the Nobels.


    As Nature has pointed out before, there are some legitimate concerns about how science prizes—both new and old—are distributed.


    But, the force of geographic conditions peculiar to America, the interplay of the varied national groups upon one another, and the sheer difficulty of maintaining old-world ways in a raw, new continent caused significant changes.


    The most successful monarchies strive to abandon or hide their old aristocratic ways.


    California has asked the justices to refrain from a sweeping ruling particularly one that upsets the old assumption that authorities may search through the possessions of suspects at the time of their arrest.


    To limit the number of telescopes on Mauna Kea, old ones will be removed at the end of their lifetimes and their sites returned to a natural state.


    When Shakespeare was twelve years old, the first public playhouse was built in London.


    These new forms were at first mainly written by scholars and performed by amateurs, but in England, as everywhere else in western Europe, the growth of a class of professional actors was threatening to make the drama popular, whether it should be new or old, classical or medieval, literary or farcical.


  • 英英释义


    • 1. past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')


    • 1. (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; especially not young; often used as a combining form to indicate an age as specified as in `a week-old baby';

      "an old man's eagle mind"--William Butler Yeats

      "his mother is very old"

      "a ripe old age"

      "how old are you?"

    • 2. of long duration; not new;

      "old tradition"

      "old house"

      "old wine"

      "old country"

      "old friendships"

      "old money"

    • 3. of an earlier time;

      "his old classmates"

    • 4. (used for emphasis) very familiar;

      "good old boy"

      "same old story"

    • 5. lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new;

      "moth-eaten theories about race"

    • 6. just preceding something else in time or order;

      "the previous owner"

      "my old house was larger"

    • 7. old in experience;

      "an old offender"

      "the older soldiers"

    • 8. used informally especially for emphasis;

      "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"

      "had us a high old time"

      "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel"

  • 词组搭配

    any old

    any item of a specified type (used to show that no particular or special individual is in question)


    any old room would have done.


    any old how

    in no particular order


    they've dropped things just any old how.


    as old as the hills

    of very long standing or very great age (often used in exaggerated statements)


    for old times' sake
    of old

    in or belonging to the past


    he was more reticent than of old.


    starting long ago; for a long time


    they knew him of old.


    the old days

    a period in the past, often seen as significantly different from the present, especially noticeably better or worse


    it was easier in the old days.


    we are less confident than in the good old days.


    the bad old days of incoherence and irresponsibility.


    old enough to be someone's father (或 mother)

    (informal)of a much greater age than someone (especially used to suggest that a romantic or sexual relationship between the people concerned is inappropriate)


    the Old Firm

    (informal)(in Scotland) a name for Celtic and Rangers Football Clubs, either singly or collectively


    [as modifier]an Old Firm match.


    you can't put an old head on young shoulders

    (proverb)you can't expect a young person to have the wisdom or maturity associated with older people


  • 同义词辨析

    ancient, old, antique


    • ancient:指很久以前发生或存在的事物。用于描述历史时,指远古时代。
    • old:指长期以来一直存在着的事物,与times连用指古代,与days连用时指从前或旧社会。
    • antique:指已经很古老或颇有古风的事物,一般都具有较高价值。
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