简明英汉词典

as sure as fate
千真万确地

现代英汉综合大辞典

fate
[feit]
n.

(1)

命运, 宿命

(2)

毁灭; 灾难, 死亡

(3)

结局

(4)

[the (three)Fates]【希、罗神】命运女神

(5)

天数

词性变化

fate
[feit]
vt.
[常用被动语态]命定, 注定
It was fated that we should fail.
我们注定要失败。

习惯用语

abandon sb. to his fate
听任某人由命运摆布

as sure as fate
千真万确地

decide one's fate
决定某人的命运

fix one's fate
决定某人的命运

seal one's fate
决定某人的命运

go to one's fate
自趋灭亡

have sb.'s fate in one's hand
掌握着某人的命运

meet one's fate
死; 送死; 遇到命里注定要成为自己妻子的女人

No flying from the fate.
[谚]劫数难逃。

one's fate is sealed
某人的命运已经决定了

please the fates
如果情况许可; 若是一切顺利

share the same fate
遭受同样的命运

take one's fate into one's own hand
掌握自己的命运

tempt (one's) fate
碰运气; 蔑视命运; 冒险

参考词汇
fate     destiny     doom    
都含“命运”的意思。

(1)

fate指“宿命”, 具有神话或迷信色彩, 使人有畏惧和无可奈何之感, 如:
They ascribed their disaster to an unkind fate.
他们把他们的灾难归于命不好。

(2)

destiny 除含有“命运注定”之意外, 还暗示“充满美好希望”, 如:
It was her destiny to become famous.
她命里注定出名。

(3)

doom 指“最终的、常常是毁灭性或灾难性的命运”, 如:
The Battle of Stalingrad sealed Hitler's doom.
斯大林格勒战役决定了希特勒的灭亡。

基本词义

nail
[neil]
n.

(1)

指甲, 爪

(2)

(3)

纳尔(英旧制量布尺度名, 约合5.715厘米)

(4)

[美俚]香烟
pare one's nails
修指甲
drive[knock]in a nail
把钉子敲进去
coffin nail
棺材钉

词性变化

nail
vt.

(1)

钉牢, 使固定

(2)

[口]抓住, 捕获; [美俚]击中

(3)

揭露; 侦查出; 发觉

(4)

目不转睛地盯住, 使(注意力等)集中于

(5)

拦住, 留下

(6)

【棒球】使(跑垒者)被开出局

(7)

[美俚]偷
nail up a window
把窗钉死
have one's boots nailed
(请人)在靴底上钉钉子
nail a notice on [to] the door
把通知钉在门上
nailone's eye's on sth.
盯住某物

继承用法

nailbrush
[`neIlbrQF]
n.
指甲刷

nailclippers
n.
指甲钳(刀)

nailcrete
n.
受钉混凝土

nail-extractor
n.
扳钉钳

nailfile
n.
指甲锉

nail-hammer
n.
钉锤

nailhead
[`neIlhed]
n.
【建】钉头(饰); 点子花纹细呢

nail-headed
adj.
钉头状的(nail-headed characters 楔形文字)

nailhole
n.

(1)

钉眼

(2)

指甲孔(用指甲开小刀的地方)

nail-machine
n.
制钉机

nail-nippers,nail-scissors
n.
[pl.]指甲剪

nailpicker
n.
捡钉器

nailpolish
n.
染甲水, 指甲油

nailsick
[`neIlsIk]
adj.
(板材等)因屡钉而变得不结实; 钉眼漏水的

nailless
[`neIllIs]
adj.

nailly
adj.
钉有很多钉子的

习惯用语

a nail in its coffin

(1)

加速某人[物]灭亡[垮台]的原因

(2)

败坏名誉[声]的举动

a nail in sb.'s coffin

(1)

加速某人[物]灭亡[垮台]的原因

(2)

败坏名誉[声]的举动

(as) hard as nails
身体强壮得象铁打似的; 铁石心肠的; 严峻的

(as) naked as one's nail
[俚, 废]一丝不挂, 赤身露体

(as) right as nails
非常健康, 强健

as sure as nails
[口]肯定无疑;必然

as sure as fate
[口]肯定无疑;必然

as sure as death
[口]肯定无疑;必然

as sure as a gun
[口]肯定无疑;必然

By(God's)nails!
[废]当着上帝的面! 老天爷作证!

drive a nail into sb.'s coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

drive a nail into one's coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

drive a nail in sb.'s coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

drive a nail in one's coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

hammera nail into sb.'s coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

hammera a nail into one's coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

hammera a nail in sb.'s coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

hammera a nail in one's coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

put nail into sb.'s coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

put a nail into one's coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

put a nail in sb.'s coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

put a nail in one's coffin
促使某人[自己]死亡, 加速某人[自己]垮台

drive the nail
[美口]射中靶心; [喻](辩论中)打中要害

drive the nail home
把钉子钉到头, 坚持到底; 使明白[信服]无疑

drive the nail to the head
把钉子钉到头, 坚持到底; 使明白[信服]无疑

drive the nail home up to the head
把钉子钉到头, 坚持到底; 使明白[信服]无疑

from the tender nail
[罕]从少年时代

go off at the nail
[苏]举止失常; 神经失常

be off at the nail
[苏]举止失常; 神经失常

He must have iron nails that scratches a bear.
[谚]搔熊者必具铁爪; 要干危险的事, 就得有充分的准备。

He must have iron nails who scratches a bear.
[谚]搔熊者必具铁爪; 要干危险的事, 就得有充分的准备。

hit the (right) nail on the head
说得对, 中肯, 正中要害

off the nail
有点醉

on the nail

(1)

立即; 当场

(2)

在讨论中

One nail drives out another.
[谚]一钉入, 一钉出; 新的挤掉旧的(指习惯, 感情, 爱情, 危险等)。

say black is sb.'s nail
[废]责怪[遣责]某人

to the nail
完全, 彻底

to a nail
完全, 彻底

nail down

(1)

用钉子钉牢

(2)

要某人明确表态

(3)

把(某事)准确地加以说明

(4)

要(某人)遵守诺言

nail on

(1)

用钉子钉在...上面

(2)

使固定在...

nail onto

(1)

用钉子钉在...上面

(2)

使固定在...

nail up

(1)

用钉子把...钉死

(2)

把...钉在高处

特殊用法

barbed nail
不规则钉, 带齿钉, 刺钉

blind nail
暗钉

brad nail
角钉, 无头钉, 曲头钉

bullen nail
阔头钉

calking nail
填隙钉, 凿密钉

caulking nail
填隙钉, 凿密钉

chaplet nail
型芯撑钉

chinch nail
抱钉

clasp nail
扒钉

clasp-headed nail
钩头钉

composition nail
(铜锌合金)屋面板钉

cone-head(ed) nail
圆锥头钉

convex-head steel wire nail
凸头钢线钉

cooler nail
冷却器钉

cut nail
切制钉

dog nail
道钉

double-headed nail
双头钉

draw nail
起模钉

flat chequered head steel wire nail
方格头顶钢线钉

flat smooth head steel wire nail
平头顶钢线钉

halfround head nail
半圆头钉

hand-made nail
手制钉

headless nail
无头钉

hog nail
猪爪

hooked nail
曲钉

hook foundry nail
型箱用钩头钉

ingrown nail
指甲内长

joist nail
搁栅钉

large-headed nail
大头钉

lead nail
铅皮钉

lock seal steel wire roofing nail
锁封房顶钢线钉

masonry nail
砖石钉

mo(u)ld nail
型钉

pilot nail
安装钉

pipe nail
弧面(瓦状头)泥芯撑

primitive nail
原甲, 原爪

rag nail
棘钉.棘螺栓

rose nail
圆花钉

round flat-headed nail
圆平头钉

screw nail
螺钉

secret nail
暗钉, 隐钉

shingle nail
墙面板, 用木板盖屋面, 木瓦

spike nail
长折钉, 小钉, 道钉

spring draw nail
弹簧起模钉

stamped nail
压制钉

steel wire lath nail
钢丝板条钉

stub nail
短粗钉

tenpenny nail
三英寸大钉

toe(d) nail
斜钉

twopenny nail
一英寸号钉

welt nail
登山靴三齿钉

wire nail
线钉, 圆铁钉

wrought nail
锻钉

英汉航海大词典

as sure as fate
adj.必定

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