英 [ˈsɪli] 美 [ˈsɪli]
形容词 蠢的; 糊涂的; 不明事理的; 没头脑的
名词 (常用于向孩子指出其愚蠢行为)傻孩子，淘气鬼; 傻子，蠢货
1. I was knocked silly by the news.
2. Don"t be silly, that insect can"t hurt you.
3. He told a silly story.
4. You were very silly to trust him.
1. Well, silly, why not stay!
1. At one point Charlie became famous for drinking a mysterious concoction known as Tiger Blood, and that period is one he admits is " silly ".
2. In the present circumstances to keep pushing measures already proven ineffective is not only silly but indeed borders on deliberate chicanery.
3. Children"s stories need not be silly and childish, said the great Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen.
4. The fans who come out from the crowd to shoot during those silly timeout promotions were more on target than anyone paid to play.
5. A healthy atmosphere for constructive discourse is essential for making wise decisions, and an advisable way to avoid silly mistakes before it is too late.
6. We were going to have a surprise birthday for dad, but my silly brother let the cat out of the bag the day before.
7. You know it"s the real silly season when the only debate in the United States seems to be about how to greet each other.
8. I thought wearing these silly shoes was to gain height but no it is all to do with keeping your feet dry.
A：This is the last of the milk.
B：I know. I intend to go to the store today.
A：Would you get some of that new cereal we saw advertised on TV?
A：You know … the one with the silly ad about how vitamins jump up and down.
B：Oh, you mean “KIKIES”?
A：Yeah. That’s the one.
B：Well, I’ll see. Sometimes the stores don’t have some of the new kinds of cereal.
A：I’d like to buy these shoes.
B：O.K. Let me see. That will be $104.99.
A：The price tag says $99.99.
B：Yes, miss, but there is a five percent sales tax in Maryland.
A：Oh, of course. How silly of me to forget.
B：No problem. How would you like to pay for these?
A：I think I have the cash. Let me check. Yes, here you are.
B：$110.00, your change is $5.01. Thanks very much.
英 [rɪˌspɒnsəˈbɪləti] 美 [rɪˌspɑ:nsəˈbɪləti]
名词 责任; 职责; 负责任; 责任感，责任心
1. A father has many responsibilities.
2. Keeping house is my responsibility.
3. He is completely lacking in responsibility.
1. This trend has taken shape in response to evolving business needs as well as a growing recognition of corporate social responsibility.
2. Washington"s policy of eluding responsibility would extremely dampen Asian nations"enthusiasm to continue to buy US national debt.
3. It is obvious that the employers shirk their responsibility for labor protection by refusing workers a labor contract.
4. She said the industry has a responsibility to step in and push an artist out of the spotlight until they get their personal act together.
5. Someone in America needs to act and step up and take responsibility like Shan Jixiang has in China.
6. The sense of responsibility is also carried out by the Chinese government"s resolution of expanding domestic demands and spurring growth.
7. Experts believe it could transform family planning by allowing couples to share the responsibility for contraception - a role that traditionally falls to women.
8. Provocative moves such as Abe"s comments downplaying Japan"s responsibility for consigning sex slaves to military brothels have drawn an unusually calm response.
9. A sense of social responsibility should be inculcated in banks to stimulate them to play an active role in the green credit policy.
If you have responsibility for something or someone, or if they are your responsibility, it is your job or duty to deal with them and to take decisions relating to them.
e.g. Each manager had responsibility for just under 600 properties...
e.g. We need to take responsibility for looking after our own health...
If you accept responsibility for something that has happened, you agree that you were to blame for it or you caused it.
e.g. No one admitted responsibility for the attacks...
e.g. Someone had to give orders and take responsibility for mistakes.
Your responsibilities are the duties that you have because of your job or position.
e.g. He handled his responsibilities as a counselor in an intelligent and caring fashion.
e.g. ...programmes to help employees balance work and family responsibilities.
If someone is given responsibility, they are given the right or opportunity to make important decisions or to take action without having to get permission from anyone else.
e.g. She would have loved to have a better-paying job with more responsibility...
e.g. Carrington held a position of responsibility within the government.
英 ["stedɪlɪ] 美 [ˈstɛdəlɪ]
副词 稳定地; 持续地; 稳固地
1. Unemployment has risen steadily.
1. Ports"business operations on the mainland have been growing steadily, thanks to the blistering economic development there.
2. And the void left by the absence of good schools is steadily being filled by suspect ones.
3. In 2012, the tourism market in Lijiang grew and cableway businesses expanded steadily.
4. The top statistics official"s pledge to steadily reform the method of calculating the country"s house sale prices in 2011 is welcome.
5. Yet, the Chinese top men"s singles player retained his calmness to claw back slowly but steadily.
6. Cancer diagnoses around the world have steadily been rising and are expected to hit 12 million this year.
7. " China"s domestic supply capacity in iron ore is growing steadily as new mines start operation, " the statement said.
8. Some outmoded production capacity was eliminated, production of unmarketable goods decreased and the sales rate of products rose steadily.
9. Radiocarbon dating depends on measuring the radioactive isotope of carbon known as carbon 14, which is ingested during a lifetime and steadily decays after death.
1. In fact, the study to the hyperpycnal flow is very useful to the steadily of the down-stream and the full use of it.
2. At the camp in southern Darfur that Gadgil and Galitsky visited, women walk three hours to the edge of the forest, which is steadily receding as refugees strip the landscape clean.
3. Reflector with the curvature changed automaticly make the focus`s place fixed permanently and make it possible to cut the sheet, thin or thick, quickly and steadily.
4. In these industries, the average cost curve declines steadily with higher volume, and the profits made on sales beyond the break-even point are substantial.
5. As more and more people choose to lease Class A residential rental market prices will steadily.