- 复数: corners;
- 第三人称单数: corners;
- 过去式: cornered;
- 过去分词: cornered;
- 现在分词: cornering;
the four corners of a square
Write your address in the top right-hand corner of the letter.
I hit my knee on the corner of the table.
A smile lifted the corner of his mouth.
a speck of dirt in the corner of her eye
He appears to have backed himself into a tight corner.
The government is in a corner on interest rates...
Young people came from the four corners of the nation.
They've combed the four corners of the world for the best accessories...
Take your time, don't cut corners and follow instructions to the letter.
My new place is just around the corner.
She flicked a crumb off the corner of her mouth...
Out of the corner of her eye she saw that a car had stopped.
She would spend the day hanging round street corners...
We can't have police officers on every corner...
...a sharp corner...
The road is a succession of hairpin bends, hills, and blind corners.
Buyers came from all corners of the world...
The group has been living in a remote corner of the Cambodian jungle.
A police motorcycle chased his car twelve miles, and cornered him near Rome...
He was still sitting huddled like a cornered animal.
Golan managed to corner the young producer-director for an interview.
This restaurant has cornered the Madrid market for specialist paellas...
Zurich's affluence came initially from cornering a sizeable chunk of the 14th Century silk trade.
Peter drove jerkily, cornering too fast and fumbling the gears.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer says that economic recovery is just around the corner.
The ball hurtled into the far corner of the net...
He saw the corner of a magazine sticking out from under the blanket...
Write 'By Airmail' in the top left hand corner.
...a card table in the corner of the living room...
In 1972, for instance, the Soviets, recognizing their poor harvest early, quietly cornered the world wheat market.
The kind of shopping—where you hand over notes and count out change in return—now happens only in the most minor of our retail encounters, like buying a bar of chocolate or a pint of milk from a corner shop.
Instead of digging through pieces of paper and peering into corners, we move our fingers left and right.
This reminds me unpleasantly of Sunnyhill School in Streatham, with its harsh tarmac, where I used to hang about in corners fantasising about wildlife.
On the corner, there's a Starbucks and a 7-Eleven—all of the international brands that you see all over the world nowadays.
2019年12月四级真题（第一套）阅读 Section B
The train was coming around the corner as I lifted the baby from the tracks.
2016年12月四级真题（第二套）听力 Section B
Budget reduction in around the corner.
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
Gin spent five months in early 2015 exploring the most remote corners of this area, which sits on the edge of the Amazon rainforest, with half its population of only 250, 000 living in its capital, Cayenne.
2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Many graphs, including bar graphs and line graphs, have two axes that form a corner, usually these axes are the left side and the bottom of the graph.
2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Pahlsson and her husband searched the kitchen, checking every corner, but turned up nothing.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 语法填空 原文
The city of brussels was covered in snowmen—an impressive scene that told stories on every street corner.
2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
Even American newspapers, which inhabit the most troubled corner of the global industry, have not only survived but often returned to profit.
2011年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
However, a true cashless society is probably not around the corner.
2013年考研真题（英语二）完形填空 Section Ⅰ收起真题例句
1. a place off to the side of an area;
"he tripled to the rightfield corner"
"he glanced out of the corner of his eye"
2. the point where two lines meet or intersect;
"the corners of a rectangle"
3. an interior angle formed be two meeting walls;
"a piano was in one corner of the room"
4. the intersection of two streets;
"standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
5. the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect;
"the corners of a cube"
6. a small concavity
7. a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade;
"a corner on the silver market"
8. a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible;
"his lying got him into a tight corner"
9. a projecting part that is corner-shaped;
"he knocked off the corners"
10. a remote area;
"in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"
11. (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
1. gain control over;
"corner the gold market"
2. force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
3. turn a corner;
"the car corners"
(just) around (或round) the corner
there's a chemist round the corner.
fight one's corner
defend one's position or interests
we need someone in the cabinet to fight our corner.
in someone's corner
on someone's side; giving someone support and encouragement
on (或 at 或 in) every corner
there are Gaultier shops on every corner.
see someone/thing out of (或 from) the corner of on
see someone or something at the edge of one's field of vision