- adj.软的，柔软的; 温和的，柔和的; 不含酒精的; 轻松的;
- 名词: softness;
the soft rustling of leaves
the soft texture of velvet
The cushions were soft blue to match the Chinese rug on the floor.
She sighed, then continued in a soft, calm voice.
When it's dry, brush the hair using a soft, nylon baby brush.
The carpet of pine needles was soft underfoot.
When soft woods are used for the firing, the clay turns dark from the smoke.
The soft wind breathed their names to the newborn grass.
I was led to a small room bathed in soft red light.
The dim bulb of the bedside lamp cast a soft radiance over his face.
She lay down on the soft, comfortable bed.
Brush the aubergines with oil, add salt and pepper, and bake till soft. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a heavy pan.
No matter how soft the light is, it still plays havoc, fading carpets and curtains in every room.
The red door clashed with the soft, natural tones of the stone walls.
We always decorated a grand 6m pine tree on our front lawn with soft, twinkly blue lights.
This mask leaves your complexion feeling soft and supple.
The whole room is bathed in soft lighting.
Terry had a soft spot for me.
Traditional cheesemaking skills give our brie its soft, supple, creamy texture.
The man was crooning soft words of encouragement to his wife.
We take the soft option. I like to keep the crowd happy because that's what they pay for.
Add milk to produce a soft dropping consistency.
We padded the box with soft cloth.
This material was soft to the touch.
The dog has a soft , silky coat.
The room was dimly illuminated by the soft glow of his bedside lamp.
He comforted his back with soft cushions.
In bed, I rest my head on a soft pillow filled with feathers.
Top of Britons' toilet paper wish list is softness ( ' , 57%) followed by strength ( ' , 45%) and thickness ( ' , 36%).
This has wiped 6% off the value of the soft tissue paper market in the UK.
Strength, softness and thickness remain the leading indicators of toilet paper quality, with just a small proportion of consumers preferring more luxurious alternatives, such as those with flower patterns or perfume,said Mintel analyst Jack Duckett.
My mother, who is just shy of five feet tall, is normally incredibly soft-spoken, but on the rare occasion when she got angry, she was terrifying.
Caffeine, a substance found in coffee and some soft drinks, is also a drug.
What does the author say about the so called soft subjects??
As part of the Kids Live Well campaign-expected to be announced nationwide Wednesday—participating restaurants must promise to offer at least one children's meal that has fewer than 600 calories(卡路里), no soft drinks and at least two items from the following food groups: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins or low-fat dairy.
Sports drinks which are often high in sugar and calories made up most of the food and drink deals, with soft drinks and fast food filling out the reminder.
Few of us can fill up the tank without buying a few snacks, cigarettes, soft drinks or other items we can live without.
Usually when we walk through the rain forest we hear a soft sound from all the moist leaves and organic debris on the forest floor," says ecologist Daniel Nepstad.
trees that are dying usually give out a soft moan
Perhaps most significant, according to Mannaz, is the increasing interest large companies have in more collaborative management models, such as those prevalent in Scandinavia, which seek to integrate the hard and soft aspects of leadership and encourage delegated responsibility and accountability.
Just before people began entering the hall, Larry dimmed the lights and turned up the sound system, which was playing soft music, hoping to create a warm personal atmosphere for the speech.
Baskets of perfect red strawberries, the red-painted sides of the java dawg coffee truck; and most of all, the tomatoes: amazing, large, soft and round red tomatoes.
2015年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
But I homed in, with uncertainty, on one particular table at the brown's grove farm's stand, full of fresh and soft tomatoes the size of my fist.
2015年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Out comes a "soft-serve" creamy dessert, to be eaten right away.
2018年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
To avoid knee pain, you can run on soft surfaces, do exercises to strengthen your leg muscles, avoid hills and get good running shoes.
2018年高考英语全国卷I 语法填空 原文
Beethoven’s habit of increasing the volume with an extreme intensity and then abruptly following it with a sudden soft passage was only rarely used by composers before him.
1. lacking in hardness relatively or comparatively
2. metaphorically soft;
"my father is a soft touch"
"a soft rain"
"a soft Southern drawl"
"soft brown eyes"
"a soft glance"
3. of sound; relatively low in volume;
4. easily hurt;
"a baby's delicate skin"
5. used chiefly as a direction or description in music;
"the piano passages in the composition"
6. used of beverages; not containing alcohol;
7. of speech sounds; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh')
8. tolerant or lenient;
"indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"
"procedures are lax and discipline is weak"
"too soft on the children"
9. having little impact;
"an easy pat on the shoulder"
"a gentle breeze"
"a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
10. not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship;
"what a cushy job!"
"a soft job"
1. in a relaxed manner; or without hardship;
"just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)
have a soft spot for
be fond of or affectionate towards
an easier alternative
probation should in no sense be seen as a soft option by the judiciary.
(亦作 easy touch)(informal)a person who readily gives or does something if asked
gentle, mild, soft, tender, moderate
- soft soap
Don't waste my time with soft soap. I know you don't mean it.
Don't try to soft soap her. She's an old battle-ax.
- soft soap