- n.绳子，带子; 线丝，植物纤维; 串; [计算机科学]字符串
- vt.上弦，调弦; 使排成一行或一系列; 绑，系或用线挂起; 延伸或扩展
- 复数: strings;
- 第三人称单数: strings;
- 过去式: strung;
- 过去分词: strung;
- 现在分词: stringing;
With a few pluck at the string of his banjo, everybodyis singing along.
As both a novelist and a university lecturer, she has another string to her bow.
Take two pieces of string of different lengths.
The kidnapper strangled the child with a piece of string.
He jerked the string and the puppet jumped.
This piece of string is too short. Join another piece on to it.
If you increase the tension of that violin string it will break.
She can string a violin.
The books were tied with string.
You should string along with me because I know this business inside out.
She rolled the string into a ball.
The boy banded the dog's neck with a yellow string.
She was threading pearls on a string to make a necklace.
She was wearing a string of green beads round her neck.
He spent two hours tying all the parcels with string.
The youngsters set off string after string of firecrackers to mark Spring Festival.
He obtained a string of wins.
The girl let the kite fly to the sky by paying out the string.
a string of pearls
I unravelled the string and wound it into a ball.
He seemed floored by a string of scandals.
The landscape is broken only by a string of villages.
As speech develops, the child starts to string more words together.
She wore a string of pearls at her throat.
Roll the meat and tie it with string.
He has made a string of outspoken and sometimes provocative speeches in recent years.
Donaldson was a petty crook with a string of previous offences.
Someone had played a trick on her, stretched a piece of string at the top of those steps.
The incident was the latest in a string of attacks.
Wipe the mushrooms clean and thread them on a string.
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.
Becoming educated should not require giving up joy but rather lead to finding joy in new kinds of things: reading novels instead of playing with small figures, conducting experiments instead of sinking cups in the bathtub, and debating serious issues rather than stringing together nonsense words, for example.
Some scientistsmaintain that the changes we are seeing fall within the range of random (无规律的) variation—some years are cold, others warm, and we have just had an unremarkable string of warm yearsrecently—but that is becoming an increasingly rare interpretation in the face of continued and increasing warm conditions.
A string of accidents, including the partial collapse of a cooling tower in 207 and the discovery of an underground pipe system leakage, raised serious questions about both Vermont Yankee’s safety and Entergy’s management- especially after the company made misleading statements about the pipe.
As a News Feature article in Nature discusses, a string of lucrative awards for researchers have joined the Nobel Prizes in recent years.
1. a lightweight cord
2. stringed instruments that are played with a bow;
"the strings played superlatively well"
3. a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
4. a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding;
"a string of islands"
"train of mourners"
"a train of thought"
5. a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)
6. a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening;
"he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag"
7. a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
8. a necklace made by a stringing objects together;
"a string of beads"
"a strand of pearls";
1. thread on or as if on a string;
"string pearls on a string"
"the child drew glass beads on a string"
"thread dried cranberries"
2. add as if on a string;
"string these ideas together"
"string up these songs and you'll have a musical"
3. move or come along
4. stretch out or arrange like a string
5. string together; tie or fasten with a string;
"string the package"
6. remove the stringy parts of;
7. provide with strings;
"string my guitar"
prestige 声望, 威望, 威信
pre前+stige=string拉紧→在前面拉紧→声望, 威望, 威信
have many strings to one's bow
how long is a piece of string?
used to indicate that something cannot be given a finite measurement
no strings attached
(informal)used to show that an offer or opportunity carries no special conditions or restrictions
on a string
under one's control or influence
I keep all three men on a string and never make a choice.
(informal)stay with or accompany a person or group casually or as long as it is convenient
string someone along
(informal)mislead someone deliberately over a length of time, especially about one's intentions
she had no plans to marry him—she was just stringing him along.
string something out
cause something to stretch out; prolong something
string someone/thing up
hang something up on strings
(be strung up)(Brit.)be tense or nervous
string along 【非正式用语】
To go along with something; agree.
To keep (someone) waiting or in a state of uncertainty.
To fool, cheat, or deceive.
string up 【非正式用语】
To kill (someone) by hanging.
on the string
Under one's complete control or influence.
string, rope, line, cord, thread, wire
拍线 细线 开球线 弓弦
钢钎混凝土, string-wire concrete