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  • tend


    • 英 [tend]
    • 美 [tend]


    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • v.
      往往会; 倾向于; 个人认为; 护理,照料; 招待
  • 词态变化

    • 第三人称单数: tends;
    • 过去式: tended;
    • 过去分词: tended;
    • 现在分词: tending;
  • 实用场景例句

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    • 照料
    • 照顾
    • 护理
    • 照管
    • 管理
    • 倾向
    • 趋向
    • 招待
    • 关心
    • 注意

    Women tend to live longer than men.



    When I'm tired, I tend to make mistakes.



    It tends to get very cold here in the winter.



    People tend to think that the problem will never affect them.



    His views tend towards the extreme.



    Prices have tended downwards over recent years.



    a shepherd tending his sheep



    Doctors and nurses tended the injured.



    well-tended gardens



    Ambulance crews were tending to the injured.



    He had a job tending bar in San Francisco.



    A problem for manufacturers is that lighter cars tend to be noisy...



    In older age groups women predominate because men tend to die younger...



    Artistic and intellectual people tend towards left-wing views.



    I tend to think that members of parliament by and large do a good job.



    For years he tended her in her painful illness...



    He tends the flower beds and evergreens that he has planted in the driveway.



    In our culture, girls are brought up to tend to the needs of others...



    She hurried away to pour more coffee and tend to the grill.



    FRANCESCA : If that happens, you have to decide. Because I can't.

    弗朗西斯卡: 如果真是那样, 你得做决定, 因为我不能.


    He means no harm by saying what he thinks, but people tend to be upset by it.

    他想到什么就说什么,并无恶意, 但人们听了心里总是不舒服.


    Bulky clothes tend to hinder movement.



    He'd got a way of his own and I tend to take after him.



    Officials tend to tilt toward secrecy from a parochial view of their responsibilities.



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



    Schools tend to perpetuate the myth that boys are better at sport than girls.



  • 真题例句

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    When people tend to forget.


    And when looking at angry humans, they tended to turn away their gaze.


    They tend to decline in people's later years.


    The nice thing about ancient philosophy as offered by the Greeks is that they tended to see life clear and whole, in a way that we tend not to see life today.


    That is, generally, younger people tend to outnumber older people on the front end of a technological shift.


    Golden Rule No.10 for a good life is that kindness toward others tends to be rewarded.


    The biggest increases tended to be in brands that were popular with young smokers.


    One argument that you tend to hear a lot from the pro-tipping crowd seems logical enough: the service is better when waiters depend on tips, presumably because they see a benefit to successfully veiling their contempt for you.


    In her experience, people in positions of power or people in finance or engineering do not tend to like the sound of the word.


    They tend to have a lot of experience themselves in the technology business.


    They tend to enjoy the moment when something good is happening, and seize opportunities that come up.


    They tend to be more productive.


    The researchers argue that task-based organizing tends to be undervalued and under-supported in the business culture.


    Performing creative jobs tends to make workers happier.


    Adults tend to talk about learning as if it were medicine: unpleasant, but necessary and good for you.


    People tend to take in a lot more calories than necessary.


    They tend to be slow in confronting new challenges.


    they tend to exaggerate each other's positive qualities


    romantic love tends to yield where family or social pressures are strong


    The author tends to believe that high unemployment rate deprives many people of job opportunities.


    We tend to think of the Depression as a time when families pulled together to survive huge job losses, By 1932.


    After financial disasters family members also tend to do whatever they can to help each other and their communities, A 1940 book


    conflicts between couples tend to rise


    Disputes were characterized by intense verbal ( 言语上的) aggression, tended to be repeated and not resolved and made men, more than women, extremely angry.


    While elderly people tend to sleep for fewer hours than they did when they were younger, this has a(n) negative effect on their brain's performance and they would benefit from getting more, according to research.


    White students tend to look down upon their black peers


    We tend to look on nature conservation as some kind of favour that human beings are granting to the natural world.


    Children who have chances to explore natural areas tend to develop a strong love for science.


    tend to develop a strong love for science.


    tend to be physically tougher in adulthood


    Industrial scientists tend to receive training that academics do not, such as how to build a multidisciplinary team, manage budgets and negotiate contracts.


    When we think of green buildings, we tend to think of new ones – the kind of high-tech, solar-paneled masterpieces that make the covers of architecture magazines.


    With some exceptions , the oldest homes tend to be the least energy-efficient


    Different people tend to have different ways of thinking.


    A rat or pigeon might not be the obvious choice to tend to someone who is sick, but these creatures have some 26 superior skills that could help the treatment of human diseases.

    2017年12月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section A

    All girls schools tend to be smaller than coeducational schools, which means teachers would be able to tailor the materials to girl students' personal learning styles and interest.

    2019年12月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    If a person stays in the same room the following night they tend to sleep more soundly.

    2017年12月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    In a three-stage life, people leave university at the same time and the same age, they tend to start their careers and family at the same age, they proceed through middle management all roughly the same time, and then move into retirement within a few yea

    2019年6月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    Most urban Africans work for a small minority of the rich, who tend to be involved in either cronyish businesses or politics.

    2017年12月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

    Numerous studies have shown that women who attend single-sex schools tend to have stronger self-confidence, better study habits and more ambitious career goals than women who attend coeducational schools.

    2019年12月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    People who prioritise breakfasts tend to have lower calorie but higher nutritional intake.

    2019年12月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

    People who sleep less tend to have higher blood pressure, heart attack, diabetes, weight gain and other problems.

    2016年6月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    Researchers in the Netherlands report that children who get more exercise, whether at school or on their own, 26 tend to have higher GPAs and better scores on standardized tests.

    2016年6月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section A

    The article says many people tend to assume that innovation just means creating something new, but actually it's more than that.

    2016年6月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section A

    They are also more likely to encourage boys to work through problems on their own, while they tend to step in and help girls who struggle with a problem.

    2019年12月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    They tend to have a lot of experience themselves in the technology business.

    2015年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

    Yet later on, the more affluent children end up in college and on the way to the middle class, while working-class children tend to struggle.


    In poor families, meanwhile, children tend to spend their time at home or with extended family.


    Higher-income families and working-class families now tend to live in different neighborhoods.


    Can you tell us how you first became interested in this subject matter?( ' , 9 ) Wh e n f a c i n g a n e w situation, some people tend to rehearse their defeat by spending too much time anticipating the worst.


    Their behaviors do not tend towards mental problems.


    Teenagers experiencing psychological problems tend to use a lot of media.


    Advertisements featuring professional athletes and their endorsed products tend to get impressive exposure on TV, radio, in print and online.


    When we can't actually remove the source of our fear, we tend to adapt psychologically by adopting a range of defence mechanisms, says Tom Crompton, change strategist for the environmental organisation World Wide Fund for Nature.


    When people find they are powerless to change a situation, they tend to live with it.


    Unfortunately, there tends to be a lack of information and support to help students think bigger and broader.


    They tend to offer too many less challenging courses.


    They tend to have a sense of superiority over their peers.


    Rather than merely asking about something they wanted to try, they tended to include both cause and effect in their question.


    It's not only the selective and elite institutions that provide those opportunities for a small subset of this population, Rubinoff said, adding that a majority of first-generation undergraduates tend toward options such as online programs, two-year colleges, and commuter state schools.


    First generation college students tend to have much heavier financial burdens than their peers.


    Fifth graders tended to focus on features of individual eagles ( ' , How big are they? and What do they eat?).


    Elite universities tend to graduate first-generation students at a higher rate.


    Although large companies could easily set up their own advertising departments, write their own advertisements andbuy media space themselves, they tend to use the services of largeadvertising agencies.


    "It's not only the selective and elite institutions that provide those opportunities for a small subset of this population," Rubinoff said, adding that a majority of first-generation undergraduates tend toward options such as online programs, two-year col

    2015年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

    "What we find is you actually look at the world slightly differently, because you're looking for things you want to capture, that you may want to hang onto," Dehl explains. "That gets people more engaged in the experience, and they tend to enjoy it more."

    2018年6月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

    "When we can't actually remove the source of our fear, we tend to adapt psychologically by adopting a range of defence mechanisms," says Tom Crompton, change strategist for the environmental organisation World wide Fund for Nature.

    2015年12月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

    A study published last year in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that people who sleep more tend to eat less unhealthy food than their peers who don't get as much rest.

    2017年12月六级真题(第二套)听力  Section B 

    As a group, "night owl" types tend to eat less healthy food and take in more calories overall than early risers.

    2017年12月六级真题(第二套)听力  Section B 

    Mathematicians, by contrast, tend historically towards solitude.

    2019年6月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    Our specialty here are Italian wines, and these tend to be fruity with medium acidity.

    2018年6月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section A

    People who have plenty of positive emotions in their everyday lives tend to be happier, healthier, learn better and get along well with others.

    2016年12月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    Successful people tend to be successful no matter where they go to school.

    2018年6月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

    Teachers and students alike have experienced the curious paradox that beginners, as a rule, tend to think too little about what they are doing because they think too much about what they are doing.

    2019年6月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    That gets people more engaged in the experience, and they tend to enjoy it more.

    2018年6月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

    When facing a new situation, some people tend to rehearse their defeat by spending too much time anticipating the worst.

    2017年6月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section B

    Another nice thing is that you learn both new words and their use unconsciously, meaning that you will tend to use the words learned/learnt this way in conversations almost automatically.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 语法填空 原文

    Chimps tend to provide food for their children.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    I read that people are more divided than ever, but that's not how the people I encounter tend to act.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

    In a society that tends to measure everything in terms of dollars and cents, we learn form a young age to consider the costs of our decisions in financial terms.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 完形填空 原文

    Last October, while tending her garden in mora, Sweden, Lena Pahlsson pulled out a handful of small carrots and was about to throw them away.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 语法填空 原文

    Many people tend to talk about traditions without knowing what they really are," said Wang.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Migrating at night, birds tend to collide with brightly lit tall buildings.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    People tend to be blind to the beauty around them.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    People tend to educate teenagers at a museum.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    People tend to take pride in keeping everything in their street fresh and inviting.

    2018年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    People who eat slowly tend to consume about 70 fewer calories per meal than those who rush through their meals.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Readers also tended to share articles that were exciting or funny, or that inspired negative feelings like anger or anxiety, but not articles that left them merely sad.

    2016年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Researchers analyzing word-of-mouth communication—e-mails, web posts and reviews, face-to-face conversations—found that it tended to be more positive than negative, but that didn't necessarily mean people preferred positive news.

    2016年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    The morning ride, when the guides take you to beautiful, shallow lakes full of water lilies, tends to be more active.

    2015年高考英语重庆卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    They tend to do things that excite them.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    They tended to be more adaptable.

    2019年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    Those who tend to think back can hardly go ahead.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    We tend to blame TV, he says, for problems it doesn't really cause, overlooking our own roles in shaping children's minds.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    We tend to have a better memory for things that excite our senses or appeal to our emotions than for straight facts.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 单项填空 原文

    While doing a watched-pot wait, we tend to get absent-minded.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 题设

    Yet, people of lower iq tend to be lifelong television viewers.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    To sum up: a system of conservation based solely on economic self-interest is hopelessly lopsided It tends to ignore, and thus eventually to eliminate, many elements in the land community that lack commercial value, but that are essential to its healthy functioning.


    They tend to keep a tighter hold on their purse and consider eating at home a realistic alternative.


    First, scientific work tends to focus on some aspect of prevailing Knowledge that is viewed as incomplete or incorrect.


    Beethoven’s music tends to move from chaos to order as if order were an imperative of human existence.


    The study found that, among prosecuted firms, those with the most comprehensive CSR programmes tended to get more lenient penalties.


    College officials tend to emphasize that the goal of grade forgiveness is less about the grade itself and more about encouraging students to retake courses critical to their degree program and graduation without incurring a big penalty.

    2019年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Even very young children tend to look down on the overweight, and teasing about body build has long been a problem in schools.

    2014年考研真题(英语二)完形填空 Section Ⅰ

    finally, assuming you're lost in an area humans tend to frequent, look for the mark we leave on the landscape.

    2019年考研真题(英语一)完形填空 Section Ⅰ

    Hagel says we have designed jobs in the U.S. that tend to be "tightly scripted" and "highly standardized" ones that leave no room for "individual initiative or creativity".

    2014年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    kids tend to get stuck in the features and the immediate benefits to them personally, Norris said.

    2019年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    similarly, children tend to treat robots as if they are fellow beings, even when they display only simple social signals.

    2020年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Subjects exposed to fast-food flashes also tend to think a musical piece lasts too long.

    2013年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    This episode crystallizes the irony that although American men tend to talk more than women in public situations they often talk less at home.

    2010年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    This was also found in high- functioning men with some autistic spectrum symptoms, who may tend to avoid eye contact.

    2020年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    When our brains switch between being focused and unfocused on a task, they tend to be more efficient.

    2018年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

  • 英英释义


    • 1. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined;

      "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"

      "These dresses run small"

      "He inclined to corpulence"

    • 2. have care of or look after;

      "She tends to the children"

    • 3. manage or run;

      "tend a store"

  • 词根词缀

    词根: tend


    • adj.

      intended 有意的, 故意的, 已经订婚的

      intend[v.想要,打算,企图]+ed……的→adj.有意的, 故意的, 已经订婚的 n.已经订婚者

      intent 目不转睛的,热切的

      intend[[v.想要,打算,企图]]拿省鷄dj.目不转睛的,热切的 n.意图

      tender 嫩的, 温柔的, 软弱的


    • n.

      attendance 出席, 出席的人数, 伺候, 照料

      attend[v.出席,参加]+ance表名词→n.出席, 出席的人数, 伺候, 照料

      attendant 服务员;随从,随员


      intended 已经订婚者

      intend[v.想要,打算,企图]+ed……的→adj.有意的, 故意的, 已经订婚的 n.已经订婚者

      intent 意图

      intend[[v.想要,打算,企图]]拿省鷄dj.目不转睛的,热切的 n.意图

      tendence 趋势,趋向


      tendency 趋势,趋向;倾向


    • v.

      attend 出席,参加


      contend 竞争,斗争;坚决主张


      distend 膨胀


      extend 延长,延伸;扩充;给予;提供;估价


      intend 想要,打算,企图


      pretend 假装,假托,借口,[在演戏中]装扮


      protend [使]伸出, [使]伸展

      pro前+tend伸展,趋向→v.[使]伸出, [使]伸展

      tend 趋向,往往是;易于,往往会;照料,看护


  • 同义词辨析

    nurse, tend, foster, cultivate, cherish


    • nurse: 通常指对无力自顾的婴儿、病人等进行照料或护理。
    • tend: 指出于责任心、博爱心而不是私人感情去对人或物进行照顾。
    • foster: 指对孩子的关心、鼓励、供养及抚养其成长;也指鼓励、促进事物的增长与发展。
    • cultivate: 具体意义指耕耘、培育植物;抽象意义指培养兴趣或向往的理想事物。
    • cherish: 强调抚育或爱抚。
  • 同义词