- n.准备工作( preliminary的名词复数 ); 预赛; （对学生等的）预考; 预选赛;
It had taken about ten minutes to cover the preliminaries.
She began speaking intensely, without preliminaries.
You all know why I am here. So I won't waste time on preliminaries.
There are a lot of preliminaries to be gone through before you can visit certain foreigners.
The instructor took it for granted that no preliminaries were needed.
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It was not the old man to indulge in elaborate preliminaries.
These boxers did quite well to get through the preliminaries.
After the preliminaries they have a casual affair.
I propose? after the usual preliminaries? to come straight to the point.
我建议? 开始时一般的客套话以后? 直截了当就进人正题.
Yes, it's women's preliminaries. Actually there are two matches tonight.
是的, 女排预赛. 实际上今晚有两场比赛.
An oral test is a preliminaries to entering the conversation class.
After a few polite preliminaries, we stated our main ideas.
To - day the preliminaries, to - morrow or next day the ceremony!
He got through the preliminaries but lost out in the finals.
These preliminaries over, the three began to talk.