- 1. 演講；講道[C] I heard the professor's discourse on English lexicography. 我聽了教授所作的關於英語辭典學的學術講演。
- 2. 談話，交談，會話[U] She enjoys chaste discourse. 她喜歡高雅的交談。
- 3. 論文[C] The law student wrote a discourse on the relationship between crime and environment. 這位法律系學生寫了一篇有關犯罪與環境兩者關係的論文。
- 4. 【文】語段[C]
... all kinds of fresh possibilities for shared discourse,from the serious to the ludic,such as an opportunity to contribute to an online novel or add...
Discourse analysis: The study of broad speech units comprising...語句(可以是書面文字，可以是口述的表達)的廣泛研究。 一段談話或「論述」(discourse) 是由許多「命題」(proposition) 所構成。「論述分析」(discourse analysis...
1. I think whatever *A* was talking about (the flowers), s/he only made a comment of his observation or comparison. 2. *I thought they'd had it.* - I thought they were dead!