简明英汉词典

inquire after
v.
询问起

美国传统词典[双解]

inquire
in.quire
AHD:[1n-kwor“] 也作 en.quire [μn-]
D.J.[in6kwair]也作 en.quire [en]
K.K.[!n6kwa!r]也作 en.quire [Wn]
v.(动词)
in.quiredin.quir.ingin.quires
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To seek information by asking a question:
打听,问:通过提问题打听信息:
inquired about prices.
打听价格

(2)

To make an inquiry or investigation:
询问或调查:
inquire into the extent of the corruption.
对腐败的程度进行调查
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To ask about.
询问

(2)

To ask:
提问:
“I am free to inquire what a work of art means to me”(Bernard Berenson)See Synonyms at ask
“我有权就一件艺术品对我的意义提问”(伯纳德·贝伦森)参见 ask

常用词组

inquire after
To ask about the health or condition of.
问候:询问健康或状况

语源

(1)

Middle English enquiren
中古英语 enquiren

(2)

from Old French enquerre
源自 古法语 enquerre

(3)

from Vulgar Latin *inquaerere
源自 俗拉丁语 *inquaerere

(4)

alteration of Latin inquoe
拉丁语 inquo

(5)

in- [into] * see in- 2
in- [内] *参见 in-2

(6)

quaerere [to seek]
quaerere [寻找]

继承用法

inquirer
n.(名词)

inquiringly
adv.(副词)

现代英汉综合大辞典

inquire
[in5kwaiE]
vt.
(=enquire)

(1)

询问, 打听

(2)

调查, 查问
inquire a matter of sb.
向某人打听一件事
He inquired the way.
他问路。

词性变化

inquire
[in5kwaiE]
vi.
询问; 查问; 调查
inquire about trains to London
打听去伦敦的火车
inquire into a matter
调查一件事情
The lady inquired after your health.
这位女士问候你。
He has inquired out the deployment of the enemy troops.
他已查出敌军的兵力部署情况。

继承用法

inquirer
n.

习惯用语

inquire about
查问, 打听, 了解

inquire upon
查问, 打听, 了解

inquire after
问候

inquire for

(1)

询问; 要求见(某人); 要买(某物)

(2)

问候

inquire into
盘查, 调查; 追究

inquire out
问出, 查出

参考词汇
ask    

基本词义

after
[5B:ftE]
prep.

(1)

[指地点]在...之后
one after another
一个挨着一个地

(2)

[指顺序]在...后面
day after day
一天一天地

(3)

追赶, 探求
run after her
追赶她

(4)

询问; 打听
Your uncle asked after you.
你叔父询问了你的情况。

(5)

[指时间]在...之后;...以后
After supper we went to see a film.
晚饭后我们去看了一场电影。

(6)

由于; 因为; 考虑到
After the impertinent way you acted, who could like you?
由于你那鲁莽的做法, 谁还能喜欢你呢?

(7)

虽然; 尽管
After all we have said, he still won't change his mind.
尽管我们说了那么许多, 他还是不愿改变他的想法。

(8)

仿照; 模仿
This fable was written after the manner of Aesop.
这部寓言是仿照《伊索寓言》写成的。

(9)

(级别, 重要性)次于
Milton is placed after Shakespeare among English poets.
在英国诗人当中, 密尔敦的地位次于莎士比亚。⑩按照
He was named after his father.
他是以其父亲的名字命名的。⑾合乎
He was a boy after the hopes and expectations of his parents.
他是一个没有辜负父母期望的(好)孩子。

词性变化

after
[5B:ftE]
adv.

(1)

在...的后面
follow after
跟在后面

(2)

以后
two hours after
两小时后

after
[5B:ftE]
adj.
以后的; 后来的
in after years
以后的岁月里; 晚年中
The after results of the explosion were terrible.
这场爆炸的后果是惊人的。

after
[5B:ftE]
conj.
在...以后
The sun came out after the storm ceased.
在暴风雨停止后, 太阳出来了。

继承用法

after-accelerated
adj.
后加速的

afteracceleration
n.
后加速

after-bake
vt., vi., n.
后烘(烤)

afterbirth
[5B:ftEb\:W]
n.
胞衣, 胎盘[膜]

afterburst
n.
(地下坑道岩石爆炸后发生的)后(期)崩坍

aftercare
[`B:ftEkeE(r)]
n.

(1)

(病后或产后的)调养

(2)

(罪犯释放后的)安置

afterclap
[`B:ftEklAp]
n.
节外生枝的事件

after-combustion
n.
后[再次, 补充]燃烧, 复燃, 燃尽[完]

after-condenser
n.
再[二次]冷凝器

after-contraction
n.
后期[附加, 残余]收缩

aftercooler
[`B:ftE9ku:lE(r)]
n.
后冷却机

aftercrop
[`B:ftEkrCp]
n.
第二次收割

aftercurrent
n.
剩余电流

afterdamp
[`B:ftEdAmp]
n.
矿山火灾(或爆炸后)形成的毒气

afterdeck
[`B:ftEdek]
n.
后甲板

afteredge
n.
后沿[缘]

after-etching
n.
残余[最后]腐蚀

after-expansion
n.
后膨胀, 附加膨胀

after-fire
n., vt., vi.
消音器内爆炸

after-fixing
n.
后固定

after-flow
n.
残余塑性流动, 蠕变

after-frame
n.
后框[架], 补架

after-hardening
n.
后期硬化

afterheat
[`B:ftEhi:t]
n.
余热

afterlife
[5B:ftElaIf]
n.

(1)

(迷信者所说的)来世

(2)

下半生

afterlight
[`B:ftElaIt]
n.
余辉, 夕照, 事后的领悟

aftermath
[5B:ftEmAW]
n.

(1)

再生草

(2)

后果(尤指灾祸)

aftermost
[5B:ftEmEJst]
adj.
最后头的, 靠近船尾的

afterpeak
[`B:ftEpi:k]
n.
(船的)尾尖舱

afterpiece
[`B:ftEpi:s]
n.

(1)

舵轮[盘]脚

(2)

下一幕, 余兴

afterproduct
n.
副产品-afterpulse

词性变化

after
[5B:ftE]
n.
剩余脉冲

after-purification
n.
补充[后]净化

afterripening
[`B:ftE9raIpLnIN]
n.
【生】后熟作用afterservice
n.
售出后的技术服务

aftershock
[`B:ftEFCk]
n.
余震

afterstain
n.
互补[对比]色

aftertaste
[5B:ftEteIst]
n.
回味, 余味

afterthought
[5B:ftEWC:t]
n.
事后的思考[想法]

aftertime
[`B:ftEtaIm]
n.
业余[余辉]时间

afterwit
[`B:ftEwIt]
n.
事后聪明

afterword
[`B:ftEw\:d]
n.
跋,编后记

习惯用语

After you!
[口]您先请!

After you with...
[口]您...完了让我

ask after
问候

inquire after
问候

be after sb.

(1)

追赶某人; 寻找某人[某物]

(2)

[美口]追[缠]着某人

(3)

妄想得到(别人的东西), 觊觎

get after sb.

(1)

追赶某人; 寻找某人[某物]

(2)

[美口]追[缠]着某人

(3)

妄想得到(别人的东西), 觊觎

be after sth.

(1)

追赶某人; 寻找某人[某物]

(2)

[美口]追[缠]着某人

(3)

妄想得到(别人的东西), 觊觎

get after sth.

(1)

追赶某人; 寻找某人[某物]

(2)

[美口]追[缠]着某人

(3)

妄想得到(别人的东西), 觊觎

ever after
从此以后一直...

ever afterwards
从此以后一直...

美国传统词典

inquire
in.quire
AHD:[1n-kwor“] also en.quire [μn-]
D.J.[in6kwair]also en.quire [en]
K.K.[!n6kwa!r]also en.quire [Wn]
v.
in.quired, in.quir.ing, in.quires
v.intr.

(1)

To seek information by asking a question:
inquired about prices.

(2)

To make an inquiry or investigation:
inquire into the extent of the corruption.
v.tr.

(1)

To ask about.

(2)

To ask:
“I am free to inquire what a work of art means to me”(Bernard Berenson)See Synonyms at ask

常用词组

inquire after
To ask about the health or condition of.

语源

(1)

Middle English enquiren

(2)

from Old French enquerre

(3)

from Vulgar Latin *inquaerere

(4)

alteration of Latin inquoe

(5)

in- [into] * see in- 2

(6)

quaerere [to seek]

继承用法

inquirer
n.

inquiringly
adv.

英汉航海大词典

inquire after
vt.问候

英汉化学大词典

inquire after
vt.问候

英汉计算机大词典

inquire after
vt.问候;vt.问候(问起健康情况)

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