idle的用法总结大全

2018-09-30 发布 71 次浏览

idle的意思


adj. 无意义的;空闲的;懒惰的;无根据的

vi. 虚度;空转;挂空挡;未熄火

vt. 虚度;使空转;

n. (尤指暂时地)关闭工厂,使(工人)闲着;


idle的用法


用作动词(v.)


用作不及物动词


S+~(+A)

They idled before cafes.

他们在餐馆前闲逛。

The car idled in the driveway.

这辆车在行车道上停着。

The windmill idled in the breeze.

风车在微风中慢慢地转动。


用作及物动词

S+~+n./pron.


The strike idled the workers for days.

罢工使工人们好多天无事可做。


用作形容词(adj.)


用作定语


~+n.

We spent many idle hours during the holidays.

在假期中我们度过了很多空闲的时间。

They didn't want to live idle lives.

他们不愿过闲散的生活。

How much trouble in this life is caused by idle talk!这一生中,无聊的闲话引起多少烦恼啊!

I don't know why I asked—just idle curiosity.

我不知道我为什么问这问题——只是出于无意义的好奇心吧。


用作表语

S+be+~

When men can't find employment, they are idle.

当人们找不到工作时,他们便空闲着。

Men are idle when machines break down.

机器坏了时,人们都没事做。


S+be+~+to-v

He is too idle to do anything.

他太懒了,不干任何事。


It is/was+~+to-v

It's idle to expect help from that man.

指望那人帮助是没用的。

It would be idle to argue further.

再辩论下去也不会有什么效果。

I knew what would happen, but it was idle to warn them;they wouldn't listen.

我知道将要发生什么事,但是警告他们也没用,他们不听。

用作宾语补足语


S+V+O+~

The factory closed and left hundreds of employees idle.

工厂关闭使数百名雇员无事可做。

The fuel shortage has left many airplanes idle.

燃料的短缺使很多飞机停飞。


idle的用法例句


1. Brian kept up the idle chatter for another five minutes.

布赖恩又絮絮地唠叨了5分钟。


2. It was more of an idle threat than anything.

那其实是唬人的话。


3. It would be idle to pretend the system is perfect.

假装系统完美无疵是徒劳的。


4. His statement isn't merely an idle boast.

他的话不仅仅是虚张声势的自夸。


5. Now the machine is lying idle.

如今机器闲置着。


6. The earth-moving trucks and cement mixers lay idle.

运土卡车和混凝土搅拌机闲置着。


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