形容词亲爱的; 敬爱的; 昂贵的; 严厉的
副词贵; 高价地; 疼爱地
1. She spoke of me as her dearest friend.
2. Fruit is dear at this time of year.
3. He lost everything that was dear to him.
1. His errors cost him dear.
1. Oh dear! I forgot to post the letter.
1. You're a dear to help me do the work.
A：Hi, Bob! We’ve been working hard at our lessons for a fortnight. So why don’t we take it easy his weekend?
B：Okay! What do you suggest?
A：How about seeing a play? I hear Hamlet is on at the National Theater.
B：Is that so? Why not?
A：(Looking at a newspaper.) Oh, dear me! There’s no performance at the National theater this weekend. So we have to go to cinema instead.
A：Let me see…um, Gone With the Wind. It is on at six cinemas on Saturday night.
B：That sounds interesting. Which is the nearest?
A：Ah, The Royal, I think.
B：What time does it start?
A：Why don’t we go to the 7:30 show? It is convenient to us, I think.
B：But we won’t have enough time for dinner.
A：Do you want to go the earlier or the later show?
B：Ah… I fancy going the later show.
A：Then, there’s the 9:30 show.
B：That’s Okay, I think.
1. 嗲：延安路在国内外并不十分著名,但洋泾浜(洋泾浜是黄浦江的支流)的名气非常之大,特别是洋泾浜英语曾风行一时,至今的沪语还留有大量的洋泾浜英语,如阿木林(A MORON),混枪势(混CHANGCE),码子(寿头码子,小刁码子等,MOULDS),嗲(DEAR),拉三(LASSIE),
2. 贵的：生词:bear n.熊 可联想为:有耳朵(ear)的熊(bear)争吃贵的(dear)饼干(biscuit). 生词:sink v.下沉; 可记忆为:墨水(ink)在任何地方都不(nowhere)下沉(sink)
3. dear：drop everything and read; 放下一切去阅读
You use dear to describe someone or something that you feel affection for.
e.g. Mrs Cavendish is a dear friend of mine...
e.g. At last I am back at my dear little desk.
If something is dear to you or dear to your heart, you care deeply about it.
e.g. His family life was very dear to him...
e.g. This is a subject very dear to the hearts of academics up and down the country.
You use dear in expressions such as 'my dear fellow', 'dear girl', or 'my dear Richard' when you are addressing someone whom you know and are fond of. You can also use expressions like this in a rude way to indicate that you think you are superior to the person you are addressing.
e.g. Of course, Toby, my dear fellow, of course...
e.g. Take as long as you like, dear boy.
Dear is written at the beginning of a letter, followed by the name or title of the person you are writing to.
e.g. Dear Peter, I have been thinking about you so much during the past few days...
5. 尊敬的先生/尊敬的女士(英国英语中用于正式信函的开头，美国英语中则用 Sir 或 Madam)
In British English, you begin formal letters with 'Dear Sir' or 'Dear Madam'. In American English, you begin them with 'Sir' or 'Madam'.
e.g. 'Dear sir,' she began.
You can call someone dear as a sign of affection.
e.g. You're a lot like me, dear...
e.g. 'Good night, my dears,' she called to us as we closed her door behind us.
You can use dear in expressions such as 'oh dear', 'dear me', and 'dear, dear' when you are sad, disappointed, or surprised about something.
e.g. 'Oh dear, oh dear.' McKinnon sighed. 'You, too.'
e.g. Outside, Bruce glanced at his watch: 'Dear me, nearly one o'clock.'
You can call someone a dear when you are fond of them and think that they are nice.
e.g. He's such a dear.
If you say that something is dear, you mean that it costs a lot of money, usually more than you can afford or more than you think it should cost.
e.g. CDs here are much dearer than in the States...
这儿的 CD 价格比美国那边贵多了。
e.g. They're too dear.
If something that someone does costs them dear, they suffer a lot as a result of it.
e.g. Such complacency is costing the company dear.
1. a beloved person
used as terms of endearment
2. a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)