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- enthral 22
- surprising 87
- magic 77
- commissioned 7
- Harmony 20
- standard 69
- arrogant 28
- contradiction 93
- distribute 107
- preface 64
- Soggy 16
- intimacy 6
- infamous 49
- Basket 69
- Loose 23
- Insurance 54
- theory 89
- volcano 60
- premises 69
- vitally 50
- hetero 7
- ambivalent 2
- course 79
- collect 54
- exhaust 79
- spy 424
- Petition 38
- smooth 84
- lag 64
- thrill 85
- atmosphere 76
- mundane 41
- install 76
- DEALER 36
- Oblivious 25
- react 88
- eradicate 46
- contraction 24
- Sentiment 17
- Moral 80
- daring 65
- eggshell 7
- negative 67
- destination 93
- direction 93
- monopolize 30
- trounce 43
- engineering 68
- appoint 407
- active 137
- remove 367
- rethink 126
- Christian 73
- metric 57
- plead 107
- aversion 97
- devastate 60
- seventeen 163
- authority 228
- paw 161
- tremble 76
- fox 814
- rage 1134
- ox 122
- underscore 44
- jaded 1
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- predate 18
- mutton 51
- belly flop 29
- Theoretical 18
- greatly 57
- feature 95
- silica 25
- muddy 89
- opposite 60
- worthy 68
- resistance 78
- relief 82
- fading 14
- city 66
- unpleasant 69
- diversify 68
- consumer 75
- expression 90
- whine 80
- pollution 68
- Forecast 57
- bookshelf 32
- Diagnose 55
- Breadth 34
- respectful 58
- circumstance 73
- competitiveness 35
- broken 76
- pig 57
- inexpensive 77
- respond 65
- melodramatic 4
- Unlock 34
- sweatshop 15
- refurbish 47
- ordinary 84
- dot 74
- exercise 68
- clean 62
- irrational 69
- poetry 64
- vindicate 62
- sphere 71
- Fancy 7
- scheme 78
- cramp 51
- Informative 47
- bow 87
- Boycott 27
- Brag 26
- undergo 83
- jury 65
- look around 15
- sketch 80
- trek 70
- arm 80
- tsunami 32
- dock 66
- multiply 84
- Intrusion 53
- indignant 820
- Explode 27
- import 89
- Insurrection 53
- Unsettle 17
- slink 42
- loud 73
- frontier 74
- outweigh 53
- dump 82
- evidence 112
- pad 76
- triumph 83
- torch 75
- place kick 94
- regiment 42
- capacity 90
- gun 92
- acknowledge 105
- ore 70
- uncanny 30
- innumerate 11
- bud 159
- obligation 78
- nod 77
- adorn 50
- outset 73
- sterilize 50
- amiable 60
- landholding 16
- researcher 63
- effortless 48
- Anxious 19
- Membership 21
- Disparity 57
- formation 78
- casing 40
- asymptomatic 24
- sell off 1
- gunpowder 55
- Meeting 18
- venture 84
- mad 240
- avoidance 20
- trunk 84
- discuss 70
- Priority 75
- highlight 67
- Sow 10
- symptomatic 49
- alternative 100
- plain 81
- obligingly 10
- hassle 32
- emphasize 93
- initiative 99
- Patio 55
- aspect 86
- suppress 77
- adequate 92
- perfume 49
- Commission 70
- professor 78
- protective 76
- hood 58
- vandalize 54
- observant 51
- vast 72
- bumpy 3
- incentivise 13
- Depict 32
- blissful 118
- rehearsal 94
- Demographic 21
- lighten 68
- legend 87
- foreign 73
- utilize 107
- supernatural 22
- Due 31
- uncertainty 20
- Heater 7
- evasive 19
- highway 76
- gradually 55
- collision 59
- whole 87
- Distinctive 37
- sober 80
- Anguish 32
- organism 84
- permeate 19
- personality 42
- showtime 10
- Extracurricular 26
- Bustling 30
- susceptible 79
- Similarity 45
- freeze 69
- tremendously 3
- Voluminous 9
- Trivial 9
- outlook 203
- situation 95
- Petrol 53
- bore 76
- damage 99
- adjective 77
- Organise 27
- bit 64
- leverage 89
- cyclone 54
- snug 68
- slake 20
- verbose 24
- practical 71
- decent 85
- classical 73
- Database 15
- doom 45
- voyeurism 13
- truly 67
- Once 20
- Executed 2
- minimization 7
- memorandum 9
- lively 79
- vase 70
- linkage 12
- wood 88
- provide 87
- ceaseless 39
- hassium 9
- caving 26
- Embarrassed 19
- mud 377
- revamp 43
- crack 104
- leader 86
- Immense 19
- pressurized 41
- Narrow 49
- income 99
- unit 68
- result 95
- cull 122
- crux 193
- incident 89
- psychological 90
- practicable 59
- cram 22
- contempt 80
- microwave 36
- Nab 3
- status 76
- monotonous 3
- stack 70
- candidate 92
- stupid 83
- Aging 14
- elsewhere 46
- Respiratory 38
- take up on 10
- engine 83
- special constable 13
- Bank 26
- percentage 89
- super 57
- unlimited 32
- consortium 51
- Trade 70
- awful 86
- fee 78
- combine 76
- Curly 43
- Pollinate 16
- whichever 36
- pentagon 21
- Interminable 9
- experiment 78
- Sentences 18
- prove 82
- circuit 70
- Exuberant 63
- masquerade 43
- Pathway 16
- afterwards 58
- alive 79
- liability 35
- racking 9
- Swell 21
- hillside 66
- biology 53
- convert 84
- outwards 51
- Contagion 22
- elusive 8
- mistakenly 22
- grave 81
- Air 33
- unscrupulous 34
- punishment 72
- Back up 19
- brass 67
- crunch 62
- reception 74
- vaccinate 62
- burnout 33
- lessen 70
- index 88
- foil 31
- user 78
- cushion 83
- Acclaim 71
- mistake 53
- scrape 78
- turn 69
- war 89
- Crime 5
- remarkable 89
- admit 99
- fuel 91
- kill 93
- helicopter 74
- hut 68
- synonym 51
- succession 94
- restriction 99
- silly 80
- limitation 78
- succeed 110
- Survey 30
- indicative 12
- renew 225
- greeting 69
- basic 72
- tend 209
- mobile 68
- execute 79
- burrito 18
- Cynical 28
- sodding 25
- disapprove 89
- shuffle 62
- hick 18
- bolster 30
- preposition 765
- establishment 80
- languid 4
- sly 68
- Job 13
- excite 60
- identical 83
- breakthrough 54
- rope 85
- climb 81
- celebrate 63
- ask for somebody 14
- ability 81
- accurate 106
- intensify 38
- guild 29
- smash 81
- unequal 12
- Tender 18
- quicken 78
- ounce 76
- Significant 18
- Capability 29
- cloud 65
- who 29
- refreshment 78
- announcer 80
- Studious 29
- amount 81
- peaceful 80
- fair 87
- Unavoidable 73
- breed 67
- steal 62
- require 121
- Composed 39
- sheet 89
- percent 58
- transatlantic 41
- stimulated 15
- Optimal 16
- author 102
- absurd 8
- devour 49
- pave 54
- innate 3
- compass 64
- Specific 66
- feisty 8
- theoretical 80
- unsettled 46
- outfit 6
- recognition 91
- slide 89
- emperor 77
- Flesh 30
- smashing 21
- stick 77
- Expected 6
- Temptation 20
- foundation 93
- trampoline 41
- unabashed 134
- phrase 96
- crash landing 25
- Affordability 16
- Dust 65
- domineering 9
- conclusion 78
- subsidy 92
- Therapist 36
- love 3
- door 33
- Certainly 31
- lonely 76
- eight 20
- fate 85
- healthy 37
- overarm 5
- essential 87
- Bounce 4
- child 66
- barbaric 48
- repentance 66
- recount 62
- Executive 36
- king 80
- boundary 93
- ambition 248
- Occupy 44
- property 109
- appetite 75
- Replacement 19
- third 63
- Range 39
- sick 76
- expense 88
- enthusiasm 74
- best 62
- centimetre 68
- advocacy 28
- loading 28
- advice 78
- crisp 36
- omnipotence 17
- Unhappily 11
- Intend 2
- Diabetes 20
- intangible 47
- classification 76
- flotsam 41
- Plead 56
- international 79
- throne 87
- inventories 11
- rigorous 13
- feeling 74
- Asia 9
- ampere 49
- slough 43
- Encourage 30
- hold 64
- evaluation 27
- munch 32
- coil 91
- geography 81
- pin 70

Word family

num·ber1 /ˈnʌmbə $ -bər/ ●●● S1 W1 noun

1 number 数字 [countableC]HMN a word or sign that represents an exact amount or quantity 数，数字 → numeral, figure

an even number (=2,4, 6,8 etc) 偶数

an odd number (=1,3, 5,7 etc) 奇数

3 in a set/list 在系列/清单中 [countableC]HMNPLACE a number used to show the position of something in an ordered set or list 号码；…号，第…号 → E number, No. 10, number one1

4 for recognizing SB/STH 用于识别某人/某物 [countableC]HMNB a set of numbers used to name or recognize someone or something 编号

model/account etc number

→ box number, PIN, serial number5 amount 数量 [countableC, uncountableU]AMOUNT an amount of something that can be counted 数目；数量 SYN quantity

5 GRAMMAR 语法

Use a singular verb after the number of. the number of 之后用单数动词

The number of farmers is decreasing.

务农人员数目在减少。

You are talking about the size of the group. 这是指群体的规模。

A number of options were suggested.

提出了好几种选择。

Use a plural verb after a number of. a number of 之后使用复数动词

You are referring to the group. 这是指群体本身。

GRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?

You use a singular verb after the number of: the number of 之后用单数动词

nThe number of people is increasing.

You use a plural verb after a number of (=several): ** a number of** 之后使用复数动词

nA number of issues were discussed.

6 numbers [plural]AMOUNT how many people there are, especially people attending an event or doing an activity together 〔尤指参加某一活动的〕人数

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student/client etc numbers• Figures 5.16-5.18 give some basic statistics about student numbers in higher education, comparing polytechnics and colleges with universities.• Faced with a persistent excess of expenditure over income, they may cut student numbers or they may increase income.• Since it seems they are not to be permitted to cut student numbers, they are attempting to increase income.• The rise in student numbers in polytechnics has not been matched by an increase in teaching staff.• Expansion of student numbers has been accompanied by increased staffing levels in almost all subjects.• It can only reduce student numbers and make our education system more unequal.• In the fifties university student numbers had risen from 135,000 in 1949 to 220,000 in 1960.

7 APMAPTmusic 音乐 [countableC] a piece of popular music that forms part of a longer performance 一首流行乐曲

8 magazine 杂志 [countableC] British EnglishBrETCN a copy of a magazine or newspaper printed on a particular date 〔杂志或报纸的〕期，号 SYN issue

9 have somebody’s number informalUNDERSTAND to understand something about someone that helps you deal with them 对某人心中有数，摸透某人的底

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10 black/elegant etc (little) number informal a black, elegant etc dress or suit, especially a woman’s 〔尤指女性穿的〕黑色/高贵等的礼服

12 somebody’s number is up (also somebody’s number has come up) informal

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somebody’s number is up• This could be the year a lot of politicians find their number is up.• When my number is up, I want it to be quick.• Competition prize winners Kathryn Winkler of Dundee, your lucky number is up.

13 the numbers DGG

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the numbers• In Oxford, although the numbers of infected heterosexuals are low, they're rising dramatically.• Such individuals will then continue to breed, and the numbers will not sink as rapidly as the population controllers would like.• Get Charlie to look at the numbers and develop a business plan.• The finding documented apparent voter fraud, but the numbers were nowhere near enough to change the results of the election.• Given the numbers of the disadvantaged, critics of Treasury ridicule the whole proposal.• Some of the numbers were underlined and some were circled.• playing the numbers• See the numbers, he said.• In actual fact, we do know now a great deal more than when the numbers game began.• Once in a while, the numbers fall, the abacus clicks into a pattern.

14 by numbers if you do something by numbers, you do it in a basic way by following a set of simple instructions – used to show disapproval 按简单指令进行〔含贬义〕

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by numbers• These consist of a capital letter followed by numbers.• The numerous shades were indicated by numbers.• Healthy living by numbers A low cholesterol level means reduced risk of heart disease, say doctors.• It had happened before, she must just plot the next square like painting by numbers.• Weeks later, she was still painting by numbers.• Certain things, such as electric charge, bank balances, or dates are quantified by numbers of this kind.• We were just cueing the sections by numbers, which is how they do it in New Orleans.

15 do a number on somebody/something informal to hurt or damage someone or something badly 严重伤害[损坏]某人/某物

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16. beyond/without number literaryLOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNT if things are beyond number, there are so many of them that no one could count them all 数不胜数

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beyond/without number• The potential applications are almost without number.• It is to risk leaving out what religion is really about, rather like music without sound, or mathematics without numbers.• Zbigniew Shapira, not yet thirty, had talents without number.• They forgot the message times without number.

17 group of people 一群人 [uncountableU] formalFEW/NOT MANY a group of people 一群人

18 grammar 语法 [uncountableU] technicalSLG the form of a word, depending on whether one thing or more than one thing is being talked about 数

COLLOCATIONS – Meaning 1: a word or sign that represents an exact amount or quantity 数，数字

adjectives

na lucky number (=a number you think gives you good luck)

Three is my lucky number.

an even number (=2,4, 6,8 etc) 偶数

nAll even numbers can be divided by 2.

an odd number (=1,3, 5,7 etc) 奇数

nYou can’t work in pairs if you’ve got an odd number of people.

a round number (=a number ending in zero) 整十数

A hundred is a nice round number.

取整到一百英镑就不错。

na positive number (=a number that is more than zero)

Maths is easier if you are dealing with positive numbers.

na negative/minus number (=a number that is less than zero)

Can a negative number have a square root?

na prime number (=a number such as 13 that can be divided only by itself and 1)

After 7, what is the next prime number?

na cardinal number (=a number such as 1,2, or 3 that shows how many of something there are)

Numbers go on to infinity, so there is no last cardinal number.

nan ordinal number (=a number such as 1st, 2nd, or 3rd that shows where something comes in a series or list)

The children learn about position and ordinal numbers when they stand in a line.

na whole number (=a number that is not a fraction)

verbsnadd numbers together

Add the two numbers together and divide by three.

add up numbers (=add several numbers together) 把所有数字加起来。

nWrite all the numbers down, then add them up.

nsubtract one number from another

Subtract this number from the total.

nmultiply one number by another

What happens if you multiply a positive number by a negative number?

ndivide one number by another

You can’t divide a prime number by any other number, except 1.

COLLOCATIONS – Meaning 5: an amount of something that can be counted 数目；数量

adjectives

a large/great number 很多，许多

A large number of children were running around in the playground.

有很多孩子在操场上奔跑。

a vast/huge number (=very large) 大量，许多

We’ve had a huge number of complaints.

我们收到大量投诉。

a high number 数量高

There seems to be no reason for the high number of suicides.

自杀数量之高似乎没有理由可以解释。

a considerable/substantial/significant number (=quite a large number) 大量

He received a substantial number of votes.

他获得大量选票。

nA considerable number of students left after the first year.

a good number (=quite a lot) 许多

He has written a good number of books for children.

他写了许多儿童读物。

a small number 少量，很少

The class had only a small number of students.

这个班学生很少。

a low number 数量少

the low numbers of women involved in sports coaching

从事体育教练工作的女性数量之少

a limited number (=quite small) 有限的数量

A limited number of copies were printed.

印制数量有限。

a tiny number (=very small) 极少的数量

Only a tiny number of these animals remain in the wild.

这些动物只有极少数生活在野外。

a growing/increasing number 越来越多的数量

verbsAn increasing number of women are entering the profession.

越来越多的女性进入这个行业。

increase the number of something 增加某事物的数量

As you improve, increase the number of times you do each exercise.

随着你身体好转，增加每个练习的次数。

reduce the number of something 减少某事物的数量

We need to reduce the number of cars on the road.

我们需要减少道路上的车辆。

a number increases/goes up/grows/rises 数量上升

The number of mobile phones has increased dramatically.

移动电话数量大幅上升。

a number doubles (=becomes twice as big) 数量翻倍

The number of road accidents has doubled in the last ten years.

在过去十年里，交通事故数量翻了一番。

a number falls/drops/goes down/decreases/declines 数量下降

The number of new houses being built is falling steadily.

新建住宅数量正在逐渐下降。

a number halves (=becomes twice as small) 数量减半

phrasesnThe number of children failing at school has halved in recent years.

in large/increasing/limited etc numbers 大量地/越来越多地/数量有限地等

Birds nest here in large numbers.

大量鸟儿在这里筑巢。

any number of something (=a very large number of them) 大量的某事物

There have been any number of magazine articles about the celebrity couple.

杂志上有大量关于这对名人夫妻的文章。

bring the number to 25,120 etc 使数字达到25，120等

This will bring the number of jobs lost at the company to 85.

这将使公司的裁员数目增加到85。

COMMON ERRORSDon’t say ‘a big number of people/things’. Say a large number of people/things.

不要说 ‘a big number of people/things’. 而要说 a large number of people/things.

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number• Each player has a number on the back of their shirt.• Pick a number between one and ten.• Double check the account number to make sure it's right.• The rain had stopped but the mosquitoes were out in alarming numbers and there was no jeep to ride in.• I live at number 12 Liverpool Road.• Cast members performed the new dance number.• An enormous number of people wrote to complain about last night's show.• The game works best with an even number of children.• DeBuono attributes the higher number of cases in Monroe County to better hospital reporting.• The result was a large number of takeovers and mergers.• A large number of reporters had gathered outside the house.• All the doors on this side of the street have odd numbers.• Ann's phone number is 555-3234.• Take a look at question number three.• May I please have your Social Security number?• There have been several cases of tuberculosis, and the number is rising.• The regulations limit the number of students in each class.• He mentioned the number eight or nine times.• By the end of last month, the number had increased to 41. 2 percent.• However, the grammar must be able to correctly distinguish word hypotheses or the number of paths will grow exponentially.• By next year, the number of homes with either cable or satellite television is expected to be just over 10 million.• The number of cars on the roads increased by 22% last year.• The number of working days lost through strikes has continued to rise.• The number of police officers has increased enormously during the past 10 years.• "The show's not very good." "We can leave after this number if you want."• It is directly responsible for 35,000 deaths from lung cancer and twice this number from other diseases every year.• Raffle ticket number 241 wins the dinner for two at La Fiorentina.• Nell Carter also appeared and performed a couple of upbeat numbers.

somebody’s home/office/work number• That's my home number.

model/account etc number• The overnight clerk puts the codes and account numbers on file cards.• Once the software is loaded and the user sends his or her bank account number, writing checks takes only seconds.• Basic rule here is never give out your password or account number, not online or over the phone.• Within that you can then write what may be a third party account number.• I don't know the model number but it's the number one that they make - retails for about £850.• In his head was the account number at the Credit Bank of Zurich.• After purchasing a card from a vendor or through the mail, customers scratch off the surface to reveal their account number.

the number of something• To secure equilibrium, output and the number of manufacturing firms have to increase.• As the number of people involved increases, so does the likelihood of the fraud's detection.• It will double the number of vehicles that will come into King's Cross or St. Pancras during the morning peak hours.• I, personally, have the number of days pasted up on the inside of my locker.• Tightly regulated standards for schools, including the number of minutes that are to be spent studying a subject.• Changing social values have increased the numbers of homosexual or unmarried households.• There are a lot of preventive measures that would reduce the number of severe mental problems.

number of• This year the number of houses for sale went up by 20%.

one/two/several etc of our/their number• Sometimes the goddess appears in the midst of the priestesses, manifesting as one of their number.• Lineage shaikhs designated one of their number to be a section shaikh, to represent them in affairs which concerned them all.• Finally one of their number stepped forward.• This is one of their number three or four guys.• Occultists also claim to cast out demons affecting or possessing one of their number, and even friends outside their magic circles.• Certainly women could tell, as men could, when one of their number was aroused.

number2 ●○○ verb

1 [transitiveT]NUMBER to give a number to something that is part of an ordered set or list 给…编号

2 BE[linking verb] if people or things number a particular amount, that is how many there are 数目有…

3 somebody’s/something’s days are numbered FINISH/COME TO AN ENDused to say that someone or something cannot live or continue for much longer 某人生命垂危；某人活着/某事物存在的日子屈指可数

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somebody’s/something’s days are numbered• But if the church has its way, the garden's days are numbered.• He knows his days are numbered.• If Gordon Gekko is still around, his days are numbered.• My image flickers and your days are numbered.• Whatever the protests, it seems that Hospital's days are numbered.

4 number among something/be numbered among something formalINCLUDE to be included as one of a particular group 被认作[算作]某一团体中的一员

5 [transitiveT] literaryCOUNT/CALCULATE to count something 计算，数

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number• The street door was locked so I pressed the button numbered 11 on the squawk box built into the porch.• In the capital, unemployed workers now number 12% of the workforce.• We will use squares numbered 2 to 41 on the width and squares 2 to 38 high, or multiples of this.• The first batch of railcoaches took fleet numbers 200-224, and a second was delivered in 1935 numbered 264-283.• Republicans now number 3 million and Democrats 3. 5 million.• Our student body numbered 400 last year.• It still seems like a recession to the unemployed workers, now numbering 5 percent of the workforce.• Fifteen years ago, Kenya's elephant population numbered 65,000.• The streets in the Bronx are numbered.• This function numbers all the pages in a document.• The crowd of students numbered at least 2000.• The program will automatically number the pages of your reports.• We finished numbering the seats just as the audience began to arrive.• Outside the breeding season they form flocks, sometimes numbering thousands.• If you don't number your answers, how will I know which questions they refer to?

numbered consecutively• Each pad has an identifying number, and each check is numbered consecutively.• Except in the shortest of particulars of claim, allegations should be divided into paragraphs and numbered consecutively.

From Longman Business Dictionary

numbernum·ber1 /ˈnʌmbə-bər/ noun

1[countableC] a series of numbers used to identify someone or something

He checked the number on the file.

Your account number is the last set of numbers on the bottom of your cheque.

Please quote your credit card number in all correspondence.

→ see also telephone number2numbers [plural] how many people there are in a particular situation, activity etc

Airline passenger numbers in America have more than doubled.

a 25 percent increase in staff numbers

3numbers [plural]ACCOUNTINGSTATISTICS figures or amounts, for example those in a company’s accounts or in statistics

The numbers told the story: the marketing strategy was a success.

If you run the numbers (=do the necessary calculations), there is no way you can make money renting the space at $30 a square foot.

4[singular] the total amount of something

number of

The number of companies created in the first half of this year was 3.1% lower than last year.

5number one/two etc informal the most important person or thing, the second most important etc in an organization or group

→ see also DUNS number, opposite numberMr Steed is number two to the group chief executive.

numbernumber2 verb [transitiveT]

1to be a particular amount or quantity

At that time, its employees numbered nearly 4,000.

Sales numbered 8.1% fewer than a year before.

2to give a number to things that are part of a set or list

Each doll is individually numbered and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

(1200-1300) Old French nombre, from Latin numerus

num·ber1 noun

→5 GRAMMAR1 →GRAMMAR2 →COLLOCATIONS1 →COLLOCATIONS2number2 verb

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→5 GRAMMAR1 →GRAMMAR2 →COLLOCATIONS1 →COLLOCATIONS2number2 verb

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