简明英汉词典

on end
adv.
竖着, 连续地

现代英汉词典

end
[end]
n.

(1)

终点,末端
It was the end of a dream.
美梦告终。

(2)

尽头
He is down at the end of the garden.
他在花园的尽头的那边。
Room 121 is at the end of the corridor.
一二一室在走廊的尽头。
Which end of the tin of beans has the opening?
这种大豆罐头哪一头有开口?

(3)

(时间的)最后时刻
the end of the year
年底
In the end we found the house.
最后,我们找到了这座房屋。
"In the end, I could not bear it."
最后我无法忍受了。
"By the end of the war, the small work-shop had become a large factory which employed 728 people."
"到战争结束时,这个小铺子已经变成雇有728个工人的大厂了。"
"By the end of the performance, the actor was in."
"演出快结束时,那演员的成功已是肯定无疑的了。"

(4)

残片,残屑
cigarette ends
烟蒂

(5)

目的
gain the end
达到目的
The end justifies / sanctifies the means.(谚)
"只要目的正当,可以不择手段。"

(6)

死亡
a peaceful end
安祥的死

(7)

工作的一部分

习惯用语

at a loose end
无所事事

at an end
完成

end on
两端相撞

end to end
头尾相接

go off the deep end
异常激动;发火

keep one's end up
(面对困难)坚持不懈

make (both) ends meet
收支相抵

no end of
很多

on end
连续地

on end
竖着,直立的

词性变化

end
vi., vt.

(1)

结束;完成
The party did not end until midnight.
晚会到半夜才结束。
The army training exercises ended with a mock battle.
军队的训练演习以一场模拟战结束。
He ended his letter off with good wishes to his friend.
他给朋友的信以祝好这句话结束。
The meeting ended up with the singing of The Internationale.
会议最后以唱《国际歌》而结束。
A band ended the parade.
游行队伍的末尾是一个乐队。

(2)

(与in连用)造成…结果
The game ended in a draw.; The game was a draw.
比赛打成平局。
All their plans ended in failure.
他们一切计划都以失败告终。
The enemy's plot ended in a fiasco.
敌人的阴谋以可耻的失败告终。
The battle ended in a victory.
战争以胜利而结束。
The battle ended in everyone dying.
战争以无一生还者而告终。

英汉航海大词典

on end
prep.竖着,不停地

英汉化学大词典

on end
adv.竖着,连续

英汉海运大词典

on end
竖着,笔直的

英汉计算机大词典

on end
adv.竖着(连续)

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