🔍 牛津詞典
🔍 朗文詞典
🔍 劍橋詞典 🎯
🔍 柯林斯詞典
🔍 麥美倫詞典
🔍 韋氏詞典

(Mr. Ng 不推薦使用 Google 翻譯!)
TOEFL BNC: 1725 COCA: 2007

narrow adjective SMALL WIDTH

B1 having a small distance from one side to the other, especially in comparison with the length(尤指与长度相比)狭窄的

a narrow bridge/passage/gap狭窄的桥梁/通道/缝隙
a narrow face瘦长的脸
narrow feet瘦脚
The little village has very narrow streets.小村子里的街道很窄。

More examples

We drove up a narrow dirt track to their house.

They had a narrow escape when their car crashed.

The Socialists won by a narrow/large majority.

The evening sun slanted through the narrow window.

The boats all have to pass through this narrow channel.

narrow adjective LIMITED

C2 mainly disapproving limited to a small area of interest, activity, or thought(兴趣、活动或思想)狭隘的,有局限性的

They are unable to see beyond the narrow world of the theatre.他们看不到狭小的戏剧界之外的天地。
It was regarded as a very narrow interpretation of the law.这被认为是对法律非常狭隘的诠释。
See also

narrow adjective ONLY JUST

A narrow result is one that could easily have been different because the amount by which someone failed or succeeded was very small.勉强的;差距微小的

The election was won by the very narrow margin of only 185 votes.仅以185票的微弱优势赢得了选举。
The opposition had a narrow defeat.反对派以微弱劣势落败。
We won a narrow victory.我们险胜。
a narrow escape

C2 a situation in which you avoid danger although you very nearly do not死里逃生

We got out in time but it was a narrow escape.我们险些未能及时逃脱。

narrow verb LESS WIDE

C1 [ I or T ] to become less wide or to make something less wide(使)变窄,(使)缩窄

The road narrows after the bridge.过桥之后道路变窄了。
He narrowed his eyes in suspicion.他猜疑地眯起眼睛。
They have narrowed the focus of the investigation, to concentrate on younger adults.他们把调查的重点范围缩小,集中在年轻人身上。
figurative We must strive to narrow the gap between rich and poor.我们必须努力缩小贫富差距。

narrow verb LESS

C2 [ I ] to become less(使)变少

The retailer's loss narrowed to $3 million from $10 million a year earlier.这家零售商的亏损从前一年的1千万降至3百万。

Phrasal verb(s)

TOEFL BNC: 1725 COCA: 2007


1of a road/river/gap/range道路;河流;差距;範圍ADVERB | PREPOSITION ADVERBconsiderably, significantly大幅度收窄;顯著變窄The gap between the candidates has narrowed significantly.候選人之間的差距明顯縮小。a little, slightly, etc.略為/稍微收窄The river narrows a little here.河在這裏變窄了一點。The trade deficit with China narrowed slightly.對中國的貿易赤字略微減縮。dramatically, sharply急劇/驟然縮窄The gap between the two parties narrowed sharply in the days before the election.選舉前夕兩黨之間的差距驟然縮小。gradually逐漸縮窄Left untreated, the arteries will gradually narrow, restricting the flow of blood.如不加以治療,動脈會逐漸變窄,從而限制血液流通。PREPOSITIONto縮窄到By the final round the gap had narrowed to three votes.最後一輪差距縮小到了 3 票。


2of eyes眼睛ADVERB | PREPOSITION ADVERBslightly微微瞇起眼睛Her eyes narrowed slightly as she studied the woman.她微微瞇起眼睛審視那個女子。suddenly突然瞇起眼睛dangerously, suspiciously危險地/懷疑地瞇起眼睛His blue eyes narrowed suspiciously.他的藍眼睛懷疑地瞇了起來。PREPOSITIONagainst對着⋯瞇起眼睛Lee's eyes narrowed against the harsh glare of the sun.李在烈日的強光下瞇起了眼睛。at因⋯瞇起眼睛His eyes suddenly narrowed at the sight of her.他一看到她眼睛就瞇了起來。in因⋯瞇起眼睛Her eyes narrowed in anger.她生氣地瞇起了眼睛。to眼睛瞇成His eyes narrowed to slits.他的雙眼瞇成了縫。with⋯地瞇起眼睛His eyes narrowed with suspicion.他懷疑地瞇起眼睛。


1not wideVERBS | ADVERB VERBSbe, look, seem窄;看上去窄;好像窄become, get變窄ADVERBextremely, fairly, very, etc.極其/相當/非常狹窄The pass gets extremely narrow at its eastern edge.這個隘口的東邊非常窄。a little, slightly, etc.有點兒/略顯狹窄The rear part of the casing is slightly narrower than the front.套子的後部比前部稍窄。relatively相對狹窄


2limited有限VERBS | ADVERB | PREPOSITION VERBSbe, seem有限;好像有限become變得有限ADVERBextremely, fairly, very, etc.極其/相當/非常有限increasingly越來越有限a little, slightly, etc.有點兒/稍顯局限comparatively, relatively比較/相對有限PREPOSITIONin在⋯方面狹隘people who are rather narrow in outlook思想有些狹隘的人
TOEFL BNC: 1725 COCA: 2007
narrow adj.
narrow (narrow streets) close (a narrow escape) limited1 (a narrow range)
narrow verb


narrow ♦︎ thin ♦︎ fineThese words all describe sth which measures a short distance from one side to the other. 这些词均表示狭窄的、窄小的。PATTERNS AND COLLOCATIONS 句型和搭配a narrow / thin / fine crack / stripnarrow / thin shoulders(a) thin / fine hair / thread / layervery / extremely narrow / thin / finequite narrow / thin narrow measuring a short distance from one side to the other, especially in relation to its length 狭窄的;窄小的I love walking down the narrow streets in the old city.我喜欢在老城狭窄的街道上散步。I sat next to him on the narrow bed.我紧挨着他坐在狭窄的床上。The jacket looked very large across his narrow shoulders.这件夹克衫穿在他窄小的肩头显得很大。There was only a narrow gap between the bed and the wall.床和墙之间只有一条窄缝。 OPP wide , broad wide 2 see also narrow shrink verb thin having a smaller distance between opposite sides or surfaces than other similar objects or than normal 薄的;细的Cut the vegetables into thin strips.把蔬菜切成细丝。A number of thin cracks appeared in the wall.墙上出现了一些细裂缝。The body was hidden beneath a thin layer of soil.尸体被埋藏在薄薄的一层土下面。The wind blew cold through his thin shirt.风吹透他薄薄的衬衫,冷飕飕的。 OPP thick wide 2 NOTE 辨析 Narrow or thin? Narrow describes sth that is a short distance from side to side. Thin describes sth that has a short distance through it from one side to the other. * narrow表示窄,thin表示细、薄narrow / thin shoulders / strips / cracks窄窄的/细细的肩膀;细条;细裂缝thin streets a thin bed/gap a narrow layer/shirt fine very thin 纤细的;很细的His fine blond hair came down almost to his shoulders.他纤细的金发几乎垂至肩部。You could see the sweat in the fine hairs above his upper lip.可以看见他上唇上方纤细绒毛里的汗滴。Acupuncture uses fine needles inserted into the patient's skin.针刺疗法用细针扎进病人的皮肤里。I need a brush with a fine tip.我需要一支笔尖纤细的画笔。
TOEFL BNC: 1725 COCA: 2007
Words used to describe width: across, attenuated, broad...
Limited and limiting: limited, restricted, restrictive...
Exact and accurate: exact, accurate, perfect...

👨🏻‍🏫 Mr. Ng 劍橋詞典 📚 – cambridge.mister5️⃣.net
📈 次瀏覽