- remain undamaged or unaffected by; resist；offer strong resistance or opposition to
verb: withstand, 3rd person present: withstands, gerund or present participle: withstanding, past tense: withstood, past participle: withstood
- 1. remain undamaged or unaffected by; resist the structure had been designed to withstand winds of more than 100 mph
- ▪ offer strong resistance or opposition to Constantinople withstood the eastern invaders
- remain undamaged or unaffected by; resist: the structure had been designed to withstand winds of more than 100 mph
Oxford American Dictionary
... standing out against what is a very unpopular piece of legislation. withstand: to bear or not be changed by something, or to oppose a person or thing successfully...
_____ in the late 1800’s, many of coastline's lighthouses remain standing today, having withstood the forces of nature for decades. 文法分析?
...意思：燈塔是「被」人所建築的。這句還有另一個「分詞構句」：having withstood the forces of nature for decades，用的是「完成式分詞」，放在...
...考驗 This year has tested the financial industry's ability to withstand recession. (O) = The financial industry has been good and strong...