shallow

英 ['ʃæləʊ] 美 ['ʃælo]
  • adj. 浅的;肤浅的
  • n. [地理] 浅滩
  • vt. 使变浅
  • vi. 变浅
  • n. (Shallow)人名;(英)沙洛
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1. 形近词:wallow, tallow, swallow, shallow, sallow, hallow, callow, fallow.
shallow 浅的,浅薄的

来自古英语 sceald,浅的,来自 Proto-Germanic*skalaz,晒干的,浅的,来自 PIE*skel,使变干, 可能来自 PIE*skai,照耀,照射,词源同 shine,sheen.引申比喻义浅薄的。

shallow (adj.)
c. 1400, schalowe "not deep," probably from or related to Old English sceald (see shoal (n.)). Of breathing, attested from 1875; of thought or feeling, "superficial," first recorded 1580s. The noun, usually shallows, is first recorded 1570s, from the adjective.
1. The shallow sea bed yields up an abundance of food.
浅海床提供了丰富的食物。

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2. With one exce-ption his novels are shallow and lifeless things.
他的小说都是些肤浅沉闷的玩意儿,只有一本除外。

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3. Lowered sea levels exposed the shallow continental shelf beneath the Bering Sea.
海平面下降使白令海底部的浅层大陆架暴露出来。

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4. She began to hear her own taut, shallow breathing.
她开始听见自己急促、微弱的呼吸。

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5. The evening news is often criticized for being shallow.
晚间新闻常因其内容肤浅而受到批评。

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