HEAD


HEAD
head head noun ›› PART OF BODY 身体部位 1. the part of the body on top of the neck containing the eyes, nose, mouth and brain • 头;头部:
»She nodded her head in agreement.
她点头表示同意。
»He shook his head in disbelief.
他摇头表示不信。
»The boys hung their heads in shame.
男孩子们羞愧地低着头。
»The driver suffered head injuries.
司机头部受伤。
»She always has her head in a book (= is always reading).
她总是埋头读书。
»He still has a good head of hair (= a lot of hair).
他的头发依然很多。
--› see also deathˈs head ›› MIND 头脑 2. the mind or brain • 头脑;脑筋:
»I sometimes wonder what goes on in that head of yours.
我有时不明白你脑子里想些什么。
»I wish youˈd use your head (= think carefully before doing or saying sth).
我希望你凡事多用用脑筋。
»The thought never entered my head.
我从未有过那种想法。
»I canˈt work it out in my head —I need a calculator.
我没法心算出来——我得用计算器。
»I canˈt get that tune out of my head.
我忘不掉那个曲调。
»When will you get it into your head (= understand) that I donˈt want to discuss this any more!
你何时才能明白我不想再谈论这件事了!
»For some reason, sheˈs got it into her head (= believes) that the others donˈt like her.
由于某种原因,她有一种感觉,认为其他人都不喜欢她。
»Whoˈs been putting such weird ideas into your head (= making you believe that) ?
是谁让你产生这种怪念头的?
»Try to put the exams out of your head (= stop thinking about them) for tonight.
今晚尽量别想考试的事了。
--› see also hothead ›› MEASUREMENT 量度 3. a head [sing.] the size of a personˈs or animalˈs head, used as a measurement of distance or height • (人或动物的)一头长,一头高:
»Sheˈs a good head taller than her sister.
她比妹妹足足高出了一个头。
»The favourite won by a short head (= a distance slightly less than the length of a horseˈs head).
最看好的那匹马以不足一马头之差的优势获胜。
›› PAIN 疼痛 4. [C, usually sing.] (informal) a continuous pain in your head • (持续的)头痛 【SYN】 headache :
»I woke up with a really bad head this morning.
我今天早晨醒来时头痛得厉害。
›› OF GROUP / ORGANIZATION 团体;组织 5. [C, U] the person in charge of a group of people or an organization • 负责人;领导人:
»the heads of government / state
政府首脑;国家元首
»She resigned as head of department.
她辞去了部门主管的职务。
»the crowned heads (= the kings and queens) of Europe
欧洲各国君主
»the head gardener / waiter, etc.
花匠负责人、餐馆服务员领班等
»(BrE) the head boy / girl (= a student who is chosen to represent the school)
学校男生/女生代表
›› OF SCHOOL / COLLEGE 学校;学院 6. (often Head) (BrE) the person in charge of a school or college • 校长;院长 【SYN】 headmaster , headmistress , head teacher :
»Iˈve been called in to see the Head.
我接到通知去见校长。
»the deputy head
副校长
›› SIDE OF COIN 硬币的面 7. heads the side of a coin that has a picture of the head of a person on it, used as one choice when a coin is [u]tossed to decide sth • 硬币正面(有人头像) --› compare tail n. (7) ›› END OF OBJECT 物体一端 8. [C, usually sing.] head (of sth) the end of a long narrow object that is larger or wider than the rest of it • 较宽大的一端;头:
»the head of a nail
钉子的头
--› see also bedhead ›› TOP 顶 9. [sing.] head of sth the top or highest part of sth • 顶端;上端:
»at the head of the page
在页眉处
»They finished the season at the head of their league.
赛季结束时他们在联赛中排名榜首。
›› OF RIVER 河 10. [sing.] the head of the river the place where a river begins • (河流)源头 【SYN】 source ›› OF TABLE 桌子 11. [sing.] the head of the table the most important seat at a table • 上座(桌子旁最重要的座位):
»The President sat at the head of the table.
总统坐在桌子的上首。
›› OF LINE OF PEOPLE 人的行列 12. [sing.] the head of sth the position at the front of a line of people • 领头位置;排头:
»The prince rode at the head of his regiment.
王子骑马走在衞队的前头。
›› OF PLANT 植物 13. head (of sth) the mass of leaves or flowers at the end of a stem • (茎梗顶端的)叶球,头状花序:
»Remove the dead heads to encourage new growth.
把枯萎了的残花除掉以促使新的生长。
›› ON BEER 啤酒 14. [sing.] the mass of small bubbles on the top of a glass of beer • 啤酒泡沫;酒头 ›› OF SPOT 斑 15. the part of a spot on your skin that contains a thick yellowish liquid (= pus ) • 脓头 --› see also blackhead ›› IN TAPE / VIDEO RECORDER 录音/录像机 16. the part of a tape recorder or video recorder that touches the tape and changes the electrical signals into sounds and / or pictures • 磁头 ›› NUMBER OF ANIMALS 动物数量 17. head of sth [pl.] used to say how many animals of a particular type are on a farm, in a herd , etc. • (表示农场或牧群等的牲畜的数目)头:
»200 head of sheep
* 200 头绵羊
›› OF STEAM 蒸汽 18. a head of steam [sing.] the pressure produced by steam in a confined space • 蒸汽压力 ›› SEX 性 19. (taboo, slang) [u]oral sex (= using the mouth to give sb sexual pleasure) • 口交:
»to give head
进行口交
›› LINGUISTICS 语言学 20. the central part of a phrase, which has the same grammatical function as the whole phrase. In the phrase ˈthe tall man in a suitˈ, man is the head. • (短语的)中心成分,中心词,主导词 【IDIOMS】 a / per ˈhead • for each person • 每人:
»The meal worked out at $20 a head.
这餐饭合计每人 20 元。
bang / knock your / their ˈheads together •(informal) to force people to stop arguing and behave in a sensible way • 强行制止人们争吵并使之恢复理智 be banging, etc. your head against a brick ˈwall •(informal) to keep trying to do sth that will never be successful • 用头撞墙;徒劳无益;枉费心机:
»Trying to reason with them was like banging my head against a brick wall.
试图和他们讲道理只是白费口舌。
be / stand head and ˈshoulders above sb / sth • to be much better than other people or things • 比其他人(或事物)好得多;出类拔萃;鹤立鸡群 bite / snap sbˈs ˈhead off •(informal) to shout at sb in an angry way, especially without reason • 气愤地对某人大喊大叫;(尤指毫无道理地)呵斥某人 bring sth to a ˈhead | come to a ˈhead • if you bring a situation to a head or if a situation comes to a head, you are forced to deal with it quickly because it suddenly becomes very bad • (使)事情达到紧要关头,需要当机立断 bury / hide your head in the ˈsand • to refuse to admit that a problem exists or refuse to deal with it • 采取鸵鸟政策;不正视现实;回避问题 canˈt make head nor ˈtail of sth • to be unable to understand sth • 不理解某事;不明白某事:
»I couldnˈt make head nor tail of what he was saying.
我弄不懂他在说些什么。
do sbˈs ˈhead in (BrE, informal) • to make you feel confused, upset and / or annoyed • 使某人困惑(或烦恼、生气):
»Shut up! Youˈre doing my head in.
闭嘴!你让我烦死了。
do sth standing on your ˈhead •(informal) to be able to do sth very easily and without having to think too much • 做某事不费吹灰之力 from ˌhead to ˈfoot / ˈtoe • covering your whole body • 从头到脚;遍布全身:
»We were covered from head to foot in mud.
我们浑身是泥。
get your ˈhead down (informal) 1. (BrE) to sleep • 睡觉:
»I managed to get my head down for an hour.
我将就着睡了一小时。
2. = keep / get your head down at head n. get your ˈhead round sth (BrE, informal) • to be able to understand or accept sth • 能够理解;接受得了:
»Sheˈs dead. I canˈt get my head round it yet.
她死了。我仍然无法相信这事。
give sb their ˈhead • to allow sb to do what they want without trying to stop them • 让某人随心所欲 go head to ˈhead (with sb) • to deal with sb in a very direct and determined way • (与某人)面对面直接谈判 go to your ˈhead 1. (of alcohol 酒精) to make you feel drunk • 上头;使醉:
»That glass of wine has gone straight to my head.
那杯酒一下子就把我弄得头晕脑胀。
2. (of success, praise, etc. 成功、赞扬等) to make you feel too proud of yourself in a way that other people find annoying • 使人过于骄傲;冲昏头脑 have a good ˈhead on your shoulders • to be a sensible person • 头脑清醒;理智 have a head for sth 1. to be good at sth • 擅长某事:
»to have a head for figures / business
长于算术;有生意头脑
2. if sb does not have a head for heights, they feel nervous and think they are going to fall when they look down from a high place • 不惧(高);无恐(高)症 have your head in the ˈclouds 1. to be thinking about sth that is not connected with what you are doing • 心不在焉;走神 2. to have ideas, plans, etc. that are not realistic • 有不切实际的想法(或计划等);想入非非 have your ˈhead screwed on (the right way) •(informal) to be a sensible person • 头脑清醒;理智 ˌhead ˈfirst 1. moving forwards or downwards with your head in front of the rest of your body • 头在前;头朝下:
»He fell head first down the stairs.
他倒栽葱摔下楼梯。
2. without thinking carefully about sth before acting • 未经深思;轻率;鲁莽:
»She got divorced and rushed head first into another marriage.
她离婚后又仓促再婚了。
head over heels in ˈlove • loving sb very much • 深深爱着某人;迷恋:
»Heˈs fallen head over heels in love with his boss.
他深深迷恋上了他的上司。
heads or ˈtails? • used to ask sb which side of a coin they think will be facing upwards when it is tossed in order to decide sth by chance • (掷硬币做决定时说)正面还是反面 ˈheads will roll (for sth) • (informal, usually humorous) used to say that some people will be punished because of sth that has happened • 有些人将(为某事)受到惩罚 hold your ˈhead high | hold up your ˈhead • to be proud of or not feel ashamed about sth that you have done • 昂首挺胸;抬起头来:
»She managed to hold her head high and ignore what people were saying.
她勉力昂首挺胸,不理会人家的闲言碎语。
in over your ˈhead • involved in sth that is too difficult for you to deal with • 卷入棘手的事:
»After a week in the new job, I soon realized that I was in over my head.
新工作刚做了一个星期,我便意识到自己做不了。
keep / get your ˈhead down • to avoid attracting attention to yourself • 避免引起注意;保持低姿态 keep your ˈhead | keep a clear / cool ˈhead • to remain calm in a difficult situation • (在困境中)保持冷静 keep your ˈhead above water • to deal with a difficult situation, especially one in which you have financial problems, and just manage to survive • 勉强逃脱困境;设法不举债;挣扎求存 laugh, scream, etc. your ˈhead off •(informal) to laugh, etc. a lot and very loudly • 大笑(或大叫等) lose your ˈhead • to become unable to act in a calm or sensible way • 慌乱;昏了头;失去理智 on your (own) head ˈbe it • used to tell sb that they will have to accept any unpleasant results of sth that they decide to do • 你(自己)必须承担任何后果:
»Tell him the truth if you want to, but on your own head be it!
你想把真相告诉他就告诉他吧,但后果自负。
out of / off your ˈhead (BrE, informal) 1. crazy • 发疯 2. not knowing what you are saying or doing because of the effects of alcohol or drugs • (酒后或使用药物后)胡言乱语,行为乖张,神志不清 over sbˈs ˈhead 1. too difficult or complicated for sb to understand • 超过某人理解力;过于复杂:
»A lot of the jokes went (= were) right over my head.
那些笑话有很多我完全听不懂。
2. to a higher position of authority than sb • 职位比某人高;超过某人:
»I couldnˈt help feeling jealous when she was promoted over my head.
她受到提拔职位超过了我,我不由得感到嫉妒。
put our / your / their ˈheads together • to think about or discuss sth as a group • 集体思考(或讨论);集思广益 stand / turn sth on its ˈhead • to make people think about sth in a completely different way • 使人完全改变思路;使人从反面思考 take it into your head to do sth • to suddenly decide to do sth, especially sth that other people think is stupid • 忽发奇想;心血来潮 take it into your head that... • to suddenly start thinking sth, especially sth that other people think is stupid • 忽发奇想;突然开始想某事 turn sbˈs ˈhead (of success, praise, etc. 成功、赞扬等) • to make a person feel too proud in a way that other people find annoying • 使某人得意忘形 two heads are better than ˈone • (saying) used to say that two people can achieve more than one person working alone • 两人智慧胜一人 --› more at bear n., block n., bother v., drum v., eye n., gun n., hair , heart , hit v., idea , knock v., laugh v., need v., old , price n., rear v., ring ² v.
--› more at roof n., scratch v., thick adj., top n. verb ›› MOVE TOWARDS 移向 1. [V] (also be headed especially in NAmE) • [+adv. / prep.] to move in a particular direction • 朝(某方向)行进:
»Where are we heading?
我们要往哪儿去?
»Where are you two headed?
你们两个去哪儿?
»Letˈs head back home.
咱们回家吧。
»She headed for the door.
她朝着门走去。
»(figurative) Can you forecast where the economy is heading?
你能预测经济的发展方向吗?
›› GROUP / ORGANIZATION 团体;机构 2. [VN] (also ˌhead sth∽ˈup) to lead or be in charge of sth • 领导;主管:
»She has been appointed to head the research team.
她受命领导研究小组。
›› LIST / LINE OF PEOPLE 名单;队列 3. [VN] to be at the top of a list of names or at the front of a line of people • 位于排行之首;排在前头:
»Italy heads the table after two games.
两场比赛之后意大利队排名榜首。
»to head a march / procession
在游行队伍/队伍前列
›› BE AT TOP 在顶端 4. [VN] [usually passive] to put a word or words at the top of a page or section of a book as a title • 在(页或篇章的)顶端加标题:
»The chapter was headed ˈMy Early Lifeˈ.
这一章的标题是"我的早年生活"。
›› FOOTBALL 足球 5. [VN] to hit a football with your head • 用头顶(球):
»Walsh headed the ball into an empty goal.
沃尔什把球顶进了空门。
【PHR V】 be ˈheading for sth (also be ˈheaded for sth especially in NAmE) • to be likely to experience sth bad • 很可能遭受(不幸);会招致:
»They look as though theyˈre heading for divorce.
他们看样子会离婚。
ˌhead sb∽ˈoff • to get in front of sb in order to make them turn back or change direction • 拦挡某人;使改变方向 【SYN】 intercept :
»Weˈll head them off at the bridge!
我们将在桥头拦截他们!
ˌhead sth∽ˈoff • to take action in order to prevent sth from happening • 阻止,防止(某事发生):
»He headed off efforts to replace him as leader.
他挫败了要取代他的领导地位的企图。
ˌhead sth∽ˈup • to lead or be in charge of a department, part of an organization, etc. • 领导,主管(某部门或机构分支等) --› see also head v. (2)
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=High-Explosive Delayed Action 高爆延進砲彈

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