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set off 动身,出发;使爆炸

set off 出发,动射 ,引起,使发生

set off
出发,动射 ,引起,使发生

脱贫致富 "cast (shake, throw) off poverty and set out on a road to prosperity"

蹭脏 set-off
指油墨由于固着得过慢以致污染压在上面印品背面的现象。

They set off in search of the lost child.
他们出发去寻找失踪的小孩。

He set off very early for fear that he might be late for the interview.
他早早就出发了,生怕面试迟到。

The heat set off some explosive.
高温引起一些炸药爆炸。

@@@ 开始
acquire a taste for sth. 对...有兴趣, 开始喜欢
come from 开始于...; 起源于...; 出生
于...
come into effect 开始生效, 开始实行
come on (劝说等)来吧; 开始
get busy 开始工作
get cracking 开始; (尤指)大干起来
get down to 开始认真做...
get going 开始, 着手
get off on the wrong foot 开始就不顺利; 一开始就犯了个错误
get off the ground (指活动、事业等)顺利开始
get set 准备好开始
get the ball rolling 开始某种活动, 开始
get to work (on) 开始工作; 开始做...
go ahead 先请; 请开始吧; 继续
go off 爆炸; (闹钟、雷)开始响起来
start out 开始时打算, 本来想要; 动身
take up 1.开始从事
2.提出
3.接纳, 吸收

@@@ 好, 善, 美
all right 1.好(与OK的用法相同); 良好
2.毫无疑问地, 显然
be better off doing sth. 日子更好过, 处境更加佳
be good at 善于, 擅长于
by all means 一定; (表示答应)好的, 当然可以
change for the better 改进; 改善; 好转
cheer (sb.) up 使高兴, 使情绪好转
cope with 对付...; 妥善处理棘手之事
do a good job 干得出色, 干得好
do well 做得好, 进展得好
excel in 擅长
fawn on 讨好, 奉承
fine arts 美术
for the better 好转, 向好的方向发展
for the good of 为了对...有好处; 为了...的利益
get/be ready for 准备好
get ... right 把...做好, 把...弄对
get off the ground (指活动、事业等)顺利开始
get set 准备好开始
go well 事情顺利进行
good nature 好脾气
good temper 好心情
had better do sth. 最好还是; 应该
have (sth.) in mind 考虑好; 打算
have a heart of gold 好心肠
hit it off 相处得很好; 合得来
if only 要是...就好了(用以表示对现时或未来的愿望)
in a good mood 心情好, 高兴
in good condition 状态良好
in shape 1.在外形上
2.处于良好状态, 健康
make the best of 善处(逆境); 尽量做好
pay off 1.证明是成功的; 做...是有好处的或值得的
2.还清(债款)
prepare for 准备好, 做...打算
put away 1.把...收起来, 放好
2.存储以备他日之需, 积攒
set the stage for sth. 为某事做好准备或创造条件
superior to 好于, 优于; 高于
take a rain check (on sth.) 谢绝一番好意, 但答应日后接受
think much of 高度评价; 认为不错
too good to be true 太好以致于不现实, 令人难以置信
with flying colors 出色地

@@@ 解雇, 解放
draw off 放干, 排掉(水等)
excuse from 请求免除; 得到解脱
give off 发散, 放出
lay off (尤指生意萧条时临时的)解雇(雇员), 下岗
let out (of) 放出去; 放跑, 释放
let through 准许通过, 放行
send (sb.) away 打发某人离开; 解雇
release from 释放; 解放
set free 释放, 使获得自由

@@@ 安排, 计划, 准备
arrange sth. for ... 为...筹备; 为...安排
design to do sth. 计划; 打算将...用作
crack a book 打开书准备学习
dust off 除去灰尘; 备用
equip with 装备, 配备
fit in 1.放/嵌进去
2.为...安排时间
for a rainy day (存钱)以备不时之需
get/be ready for 准备好
get set 准备好开始
have (sth.) in mind 考虑好; 打算
hit the books 做功课; 准备功课
lay out 展开, 有计划地安排
line up 准备停当; 计划, 安排
make arrangements for sb./sth. (为...)安排; 预定
map out 筹划, 安排
play it by ear 事先不做准备; 即兴
prepare for 准备好, 做...打算
put away 1.把...收起来, 放好
2.存储以备他日之需, 积攒
set the stage for sth. 为某事做好准备或创造条件
set the table 摆餐具(准备用餐)
sketch out 草拟计划
take (sth.) seriously 认真对待/准备
watch out (for) 当心, 戒备, 提防

@@@ 活动, 行动
active volcano 活火山
bring into action 使行动起来
change of pace 变换活动; 换口味
do about 对...想某种办法或采取某种行动
get in on 参加(活动), 加入
get off the ground (指活动、事业等)顺利开始
get the ball rolling 开始某种活动, 开始
get under way 开动
go around 四处活动; 散布, 传播
leave for 动身前往(某地)
recreation center 活动中心
set in motion 开动; 使...运转; 调动...
set out (for) 朝...方向去; 动身去...
start out 开始时打算, 本来想要; 动身
take action 行动, 采取行动

set off 出发,启程;引起,激起

衬托 [chèn tuō] /to set off/

出发 [chū fā] /to start out/to set off/

燃放 [rán fàng] /light/set off (firecrackers, etc.)/

{adj: becoming} displaying or setting off to best advantage
"a becoming new shade of rose"
"a becoming portrait"

{adj: boxed} enclosed in or set off by a border or box
"boxed sections of the report"
"boxed announcements in the newspaper"

{adj: catacorner, cata-cornered, catercorner, cater-cornered, catty-corner, catty-cornered, kitty-corner, kitty-cornered} slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line
"set off in a catty-corner direction across the vacant lot"

{n: Chiloe} the largest Chilean island and the only one to be settled; located off south-central Chile

{n: DIP switch, dual inline package switch} (computer science) one of a set of small on-off switches mounted in computer hardware; used in place of jumpers to configure the machine for a user

{n: Kodiak, Kodiak Island} an island off southern Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska; site of the first European settlement in the area which was founded by the Russians in 1784

{n: RAM disk} (computer science) a virtual drive that is created by setting aside part of the random-access memory to use as if it were a group of sectors
"access to a RAM disk is very fast but the data it contains is lost when the system is turned off"

{n: booth, cubicle, stall, kiosk} small area set off by walls for special use

{n: charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge} a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
"this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"

{n: domino effect} the consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events (like a falling domino causing a whole row of upended dominos to fall)

{n: isolation, closing off} the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others

{n: secretase} a set of enzymes believed to snip pieces off a longer protein producing fragments of amyloid protein that bunch up and create amyloid protein plaques in brain tissue (the pathological hallmark of Alzheimer's)

{n: security system, security measure, security} an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

{n: set gun, spring gun} a gun that is set to fire on any intruder that comes in contact with the wire that sets it off

{n: set-back, setoff, offset} structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly

{n: time bomb, infernal machine} a bomb that has a detonating mechanism that can be set to go off at a particular time

{n: torpedo} an explosive device that is set off in an oil well (or a gas well) to start or to increase the flow of oil (or gas)

{v: begin, lead off, start, commence} set in motion, cause to start
"The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"
"The Iraqis began hostilities"
"begin a new chapter in your life"
<-> end

{v: bring out, set off} direct attention to, as if by means of contrast
"This dress accentuates your nice figure!"
"I set off these words by brackets"

{v: calm, calm down, cool off, chill out, simmer down, settle down, cool it} become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
"After the fight both men need to cool off."
"It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."

{v: cancel, offset, set off} make up for
"His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"

{v: depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off} leave
"The family took off for Florida"

{v: explode, detonate, blow up, set off} cause to explode
"We exploded the nuclear bomb"

{v: get off the ground, take off} get started or set in motion, used figuratively
"the project took a long time to get off the ground"

{v: incite, instigate, set off, stir up} provoke or stir up
"incite a riot"
"set off great unrest among the people"

{v: interrogate} transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication

{v: jump off} set off quickly, usually with success
"The freshman set off to a good start in his math class"

{v: liquidate} settle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off
"liquidate a company"

{v: mark off, mark out} set boundaries to
"mark out the territory"

{v: pit, oppose, match, play off} set into opposition or rivalry
"let them match their best athletes against ours"
"pit a chess player against the Russian champion"
"He plays his two children off against each other"

{v: postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off} hold back to a later time
"let's postpone the exam"

{v: set off} set in motion or cause to begin
"The guide set the tour off to a good start"

{v: settle, square off, square up, determine} settle conclusively ; come to terms
"We finally settled the argument"

{v: trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off} put in motion or move to act
"trigger a reaction"
"actuate the circuits"

So the whole company has to stand there at $1,000 a minute while this silly little blank walks off the set !
那家伙开溜了,整个公司都只好干等着,一分钟要损失 1000美元!

The late Christina Onassis giving her daughter a personal zoo and a flock of sheep with their own shepherd, for instance;
例如,已故的克里斯蒂娜·奥纳西斯送给她的女儿一座私人动物园和配有牧羊人的一群羊;
assorted tycoons flying their guests halfway round the world for birthday parties where there is an emerald bracelet or cufflinks on every place-setting;
某些大亨们派飞机飞越半个地球去接客人来参加他们的生日宴会,并在每人的餐具处放上一只祖母绿手镯或一付袖扣;
wealthy men paying off old girlfriends with houses, yachts and Ferraris.
富翁们用房子、游艇和法拉利跑车来堵住旧日女友的嘴。

United's union with US Airways sets off a frenzy of merger maneuvering.
美国联合航空公司与美国航空公司的联合引发了一场兼并狂潮。

Convinced that its leading hunk, Dr. David Ravell( the amusingly actorish Greg Kinnear), is her long-lost fiance, she sets off for Los Angeles, intent on restarting this imaginary old flame.
确信肥皂剧中英俊的男主角戴维·拉维尔医生(由风趣的男演员格雷格·金尼尔饰演)是她长期失去联系的未婚夫,贝蒂立即向洛杉矶出发,想让这冥想中的爱火复燃。

As this protease theory of Alzheimer's became widely accepted a few years ago, it set off a scramble among drug companies to be the first to find the critical enzyme.
自从几年前这一蛋白理论被广泛承认以来,各药品公司争先恐后,希望首先找到最关键的蛋白。

Palestinian Foreign Minister Nasser Al-Kidwa set off a storm by declaring that his government has no intention of disarming militant groups, as demanded by the internationally-backed "Roadmap" peace plan.
巴勒斯坦外交部长基德瓦宣称他的政府无意按照国际支持的中东和平路线图的要求把激进团体缴械,这一宣布引起了一阵风暴。

Syria has been under intense pressure to get its troops and intelligence services out of Lebanon since the February 14 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. The killing has set off anti-Syrian demonstrations in Beirut. President Assad denounced the assassination during Saturday's speech.
从2月14日前黎巴嫩总理哈里里被暗杀以来,叙利亚就面对着极大的压力,从黎巴嫩撤离部队和情报人员。哈里里被暗杀在贝鲁特引发了反叙利亚的示威行动。阿萨德总统在星期六的演说中谴责了这个暗杀行动。

In July, suicide bombers set off explosives outside the U.S. and Israeli embassies in the Uzbek capital, Tashkent. The government blamed foreign Islamic extremists for the attacks.
今年7月,自杀炸弹爆炸分子分别在美国和以色列驻乌兹别克斯坦首都塔什干的大使馆外面引爆了炸药。乌兹别克斯坦政府指责是外来伊斯兰极端分子进行的这些袭击。

But the IAEA, the United States and European nations have been dissatisfied with Iran's assurances to date, as well as its compliance with previous agreements. Speaking on CNN's Late Edition program, a key U.S. lawmaker, Florida Senator Bob Graham, said the international community cannot tolerate a nuclear-armed Iran, which he argued would set off an arms race throughout the region.
但是对伊朗到目前为止所做的保证以及遵守以往协议的状况,国际原子能机构、美国和欧盟都不满意。美国国会重量级人物、来自佛罗里达州的参议员格拉汉姆在接受美国有线电视新闻网CNN的午后新闻节目采访时说,国际社会不能容忍伊朗拥有核武器。他认为,这会导致地区军备竞赛。


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