- 使變短；縮短；減少 The new highway shortens the trip. 新公路使旅程縮短了。
- 縮短；變短 The workers welcomed the shortening of work hours. 工人們歡迎縮短工作時間。
- 截短; 縮短 to shorten a skirt by a few inches 把一條裙子改短幾英寸 to shorten the journey time to two hours 把旅程縮短到兩小時
- 變短 the odds have shortened considerably 幾率大大減少了
- 縮短 the shortening of sth. 某物的縮短 shortening has much improved the book 經過刪減後這本書大有改觀
have them shortened 的基本句型，HAVE + object + past participle 1...他人完成 原句: May I have them shortened? (我可以請人改短袖子嗎?) = May I have...
electronic mail 通常被縮寫 成 email (shorten (v.) + p.p. 當 被動式 用)
...layer my fringe and make it thinner? Also, i would like to slight shorten my hair at the back. 2006-04-24 17:40:39 補充： I would like to slight...