RACE


RACE
race race noun ›› COMPETITION 竞赛 1. race (between A and B) | race (against sb) a competition between people, animals, vehicles, etc. to see which one is the faster or fastest • 赛跑;速度竞赛:
»a race between the two best runners of the club
俱乐部中两名最佳选手的赛跑
»Who won the race ?
谁赢了赛跑?
»Heˈs already in training for the big race against Bailey.
为了跟贝利决一雌雄,他已经着手训练了。
»Their horse came third in the race last year.
他们的马在去年的比赛中获得了第三名。
»a boat / horse / road, etc. race
划船比赛、赛马、公路赛等
»a five-kilometre race
五公里赛跑
»Shall we have a race to the end of the beach?
咱们比赛跑到海滩那一头,好吗?
--› see also drag race , horse race 2. [sing.] race (for sth / to do sth) a situation in which a number of people, groups, organizations, etc. are competing, especially for political power or to achieve sth first • 竞争;角逐:
»the race for the presidency
总统竞选
»The race is on (= has begun) to find a cure for the disease.
人们开始争相寻找这种疾病的疗法。
--› see also rat race ›› FOR HORSES 马 3. the races [pl.] a series of horse races that happen at one place on a particular day • 赛马会:
»to go to the races
去参加赛马会
›› PEOPLE 人 4. [C, U] one of the main groups that humans can be divided into according to their physical differences, for example the colour of their skin • 人种;种族:
»the Caucasian / Mongolian, etc. race
白种人、蒙古人种等
»people of mixed race
混合种族的人
»This custom is found in people of all races throughout the world.
这一习俗在全世界各种族中都有。
»legislation against discrimination on the grounds of race or sex
反对种族和性别歧视的立法
5. a group of people who share the same language, history, culture, etc. • 民族:
»the Nordic races
北欧日耳曼民族
»He admired Canadians as a hardy and determined race.
他敬佩加拿大人,因为他们是勇敢坚定的民族。
--› see also human race ›› ANIMALS / PLANTS 动植物 6. a breed or type of animal or plant • 种;属;类;族:
»a race of cattle
一种牛
【IDIOMS】 a ˌrace against ˈtime / the ˈclock • a situation in which you have to do sth or finish sth very fast before it is too late • 和时间赛跑;抢时间;争分夺秒 --› more at horse n. verb ›› COMPETE 竞赛 1. race (against) sb / sth to compete against sb / sth to see who can go faster or the fastest, do sth first, etc.; to take part in a race or races • (和…)比赛;参加比赛: ▪ [V]
»Who will he be racing against in the next round?
下一轮他和谁比赛?
»They raced to a thrilling victory in the relay.
他们在接力赛中取得了激动人心的胜利。
»Sheˈll be racing for the senior team next year.
明年她将参加高级组别的比赛。
▪ [VN]
»We raced each other back to the car.
我们争先恐后地跑回汽车那儿。
▪ [V to inf]
»Television companies are racing to be the first to screen his life story.
几家电视公司争着将他的生平抢先搬上荧屏。
2. [VN] to make an animal or a vehicle compete in a race • 使比赛;让…参加速度比赛:
»to race dogs / horses / pigeons
赛狗/马 / 鸽子
»to race motorbikes
赛摩托车
›› MOVE FAST 快速运动 3. [+adv. / prep.] to move very fast; to move sb / sth very fast • (使)快速移动,快速运转: ▪ [V]
»He raced up the stairs.
他飞快地冲上楼去。
»The days seemed to race past.
日子似乎很快就过去了。
▪ [VN]
»The injured man was raced to the hospital.
受伤者被迅速送往医院。
»She raced her car through the narrow streets of the town.
她开着车在小镇狭窄的街道上飞快地穿行。
›› OF HEART / MIND / THOUGHTS 心;头脑;思想 4. [V] to function very quickly because you are afraid, excited, etc. • (因为害怕、兴奋等)急速跳动,快速转动:
»My mind raced as I tried to work out what was happening.
我拚命地转动脑筋,想要搞清楚发生了什么事儿。
»She took a deep breath to calm her racing pulse.
她深深地吸了口气,想使急速跳动的脉搏平静下来。
›› OF ENGINE 发动机 5. [V] to run too fast • 运转过快;空转:
»The truck came to rest against a tree, its engine racing.
卡车在一棵树旁停了下来,引擎空转着。
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