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  1. sacrifice

    • IPA[ˈsakrɪfʌɪs]

    英式

    • n.
      an act of slaughtering an animal or person or surrendering a possession as an offering to a deity;an animal, person, or object offered in the act of sacrifice
    • v.
      offer or kill as a religious sacrifice;give up (something valued) for the sake of other considerations
    • noun: sacrifice, plural noun: sacrifices

    • verb: sacrifice, 3rd person present: sacrifices, gerund or present participle: sacrificing, past tense: sacrificed, past participle: sacrificed

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    • 相關詞
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. an act of slaughtering an animal or person or surrendering a possession as an offering to a deity:

      they offer sacrifices to the spirits

      the ancient laws of animal sacrifice

    • 2. an animal, person, or object offered in the act of sacrifice:

      a flat cake offered by the Romans as a sacrifice to their gods

    • 3. Christ's offering of himself in the Crucifixion.
    • 4. the Eucharist regarded either (in Catholic terms) as a propitiatory offering of the body and blood of Christ or (in Protestant terms) as an act of thanksgiving.
    • 5. an act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else regarded as more important or worthy:

      we must all be prepared to make sacrifices

    • 6. a move intended to allow the opponent to win a pawn or piece, for strategic or tactical reasons.
    • 7. a bunted or fly ball which puts the batter out but allows a base runner to advance.
    • 8. a bid made in the belief that it will be less costly to be defeated in the contract than to allow the opponents to make a contract.
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. offer or kill as a religious sacrifice:

      the goat was sacrificed at the shrine

    • 2. give up (something valued) for the sake of other considerations:

      working hard doesn't mean sacrificing your social life

    • 3. deliberately allow one's opponent to win (a pawn or piece):

      he sacrificed his queen on the 34th move

    • 4. advance (a base runner) by a sacrifice:

      Doyle was sacrificed to second

    • 5. make a sacrifice bid:

      in that event East–West would sacrifice in six spades

    • n. the giving up of one's own interests or wishes in order to help others or advance a cause:

    • years of sheer hard work and dedicated self-sacrifice

      ideals such as self-sacrifice and asceticism

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    • n. the giving up of one's own interests or wishes in order to help others or advance a cause:

    • years of sheer hard work and dedicated self-sacrifice

      ideals such as self-sacrifice and asceticism

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    • make (someone or something) suffer in the interests of

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    • make (someone or something) suffer in the interests of

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    • adj. giving up one's own interests or wishes in order to help others or advance a cause:

    • the self-sacrificing mother

      unconditional, self-sacrificing love

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    • adj. giving up one's own interests or wishes in order to help others or advance a cause:

    • the self-sacrificing mother

      unconditional, self-sacrificing love

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    • make someone or something suffer in the interests of

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    • cause someone or something to suffer in the interests of someone or something else

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    • IPA[ˈsakrəˌfīs]

    美式

    • n.
      an act of slaughtering an animal or person or surrendering a possession as an offering to God or to a divine or supernatural figure:
    • they offer sacrifices to the spirits

      the ancient laws of animal sacrifice

    • v.
      offer or kill as a religious sacrifice:
    • the goat was sacrificed at the shrine

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  2. 知識+

    • captives to be sacrificed ..??

      captives to be sacrificed to God. 把俘虜來當祭品犧牲呈給神明. captives:俘虜 to be sacrificed:被動語態.被犧牲....在此促解為被作為祭品犧牲.

    • 這一句英文對嗎?

      sacrifice 雖然為犧牲, 但也可以詮釋為 『為了更好的價值而付出』《見下面解釋 (1)》 sacrifice Noun 1. a surrender of something of value in order to gain something more desirable...

    • 幫我造句一下^0^(一個單字兩句)

      ... for his father died. 他父親去世了,我們去安慰他。 7.sacrifice The ox is a sacrifice to Jupiter. 這牛是供奉給宇宙神的...