ruminate

英 ['ruːmɪneɪt] 美 ['rumɪnet]
  • vt. 反刍;沉思;反复思考
  • vi. 沉思,反刍
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ruminate 反刍,沉思,思考

rumin,瘤胃,反刍动物的第一个胃,-ate,使。引申词义沉思,思考,比喻用法。

ruminate (v.)
1530s, "to turn over in the mind," also "to chew cud" (1540s), from Latin ruminatus, past participle of ruminare "to chew the cud; turn over in the mind," from rumen (genitive ruminis) "gullet," of uncertain origin. Related: Ruminated; ruminating.
1. It is worth while to ruminate over his remarks.
他的话值得玩味.

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2. As people grow older, they begin to ruminate on the uncertainty of life.
随着年龄的增长, 人们开始对生活的变化无常冥思苦想.

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3. Obsessional personalities commonly ruminate excessively about death.
有强迫症的人通常过多地思考死亡的问题。

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4. He would ruminate, writing out the issues on his yellow pad.
他会冥思苦想把问题写在他的黄色拍纸本上的.

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5. Nixon went to ruminate about how Brezhnev understood American power and Nixon in particular.
尼克松接着又追述勃列日涅夫怎样理解美国的力量,特别是尼克松的力量.

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