英语学习干货:“at+名词”的常见搭配
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1.at bottom 实际上,根本上;基本上  

She’s a kind person at bottom.

她实际上是个善良的人。  

He pretends to be very tough, but he’s a kind man at bottom.

他装出一副凶相,实际上是个好心肠的人。 

 

2.at cost按成本  

All the goods were sold at cost.

所有商品均按成本销售。  

I can spare you some, if you want, at cost.

你如果想要,我可按成本让给你一些。

  

3.at ease 安逸;自在;无拘无束  

He is at ease about this matter.

他对这事很放心。  

I never feel at ease in his company.

我跟他在一起总感到不自在。  

【注】该短语与with ease(容易地)意思不同。如:  

He passed the test with ease.

他轻而易举地通过了考试。  

 

4.at fault 有责任;有错误;有毛病  

My memory was at fault.

我记错了。  

She was not at fault; don’t blame her.

她没有责任,不要怪她。  

Nobody knew who was at fault for the train accident.

没有人知道火车失事是谁的错误。  

 

5.at hand 在身边,在附近,在不远处,即将到来  

He lives close at hand.

他就住在附近。  

Christmas was almost at hand.

圣诞节很快就要到了。  

 

6.at heart 在内心里,实际上  

He is still young at heart.

他人老心不老。  

I’m a country girl at heart.

我实际上是个乡下姑娘。

  

7.at leisure 有空;从容地  

He is seldom at leisure.

他很少有空。  

Marry in haste and repent at leisure.

草率结婚后悔多。  

 

8.at length 最后;详细地;充分地  

At length the train arrived, forty minutes late.

火车终于来了,晚点40分钟。  

He talked at length about his work and his family.

他详谈了他的工作和家庭。

 

9.at liberty 有空的;自由的;随意的  

He will be at liberty this evening.

他今晚有空。  

You are now at liberty to leave any time.

你现在随时可以离开。

  

10.at odds 不和,争吵,不一致  

Those two have been at odds (with one another) for ages.

两个人合不来已经很久了。  

He and his wife are always at odds about some small things.

他和他妻子老是为一些小事争吵。  

This new evidence is at odds with their earlier statement.

这一新证据与他们早先的供述有矛盾。  

 

11.at pains 尽力,努力  

She was at pains to stress the benefits of the scheme.

她极力强调该计划的好处。  

The teacher was at pains to make sure that we all understood.

老师费尽苦心使我们全都明白。  

【注】其后通常要接不定式,表示尽力做某事或努力做某事。  

 

12.at peace 处于和平(平静)状态  

He is never at peace with himself.

他老是安静不下来。  

All was at peace in the dead of the night.

深夜里万籁俱寂。  

Thus Europe was at peace for the first time in ten years.

于是欧洲出现了10年来的首次和平局面。

  

13.at play 在玩耍,在游戏  

Children are at play in the park.

孩子们正在公园里玩耍。  

He stayed at home and the rest of the boys were out at play.

他留在家里,其余的男孩都在外面玩耍。

 

14.at present 目前,现在  

He doesn’t want to get married at present.

他现在还不想结婚。  

We don’t need any more at present.

目前我们不需要更多的了。  

at random 随便地,任意地,胡乱地  

Choose a card at random from the deck.

从这副牌里随便选一张。  

The terrorists fired into the crowd at random.

恐怖分子向人群胡乱射击。  

 

15.at rest 静止,休息,安宁:  

The child is never really at rest.

这孩子老是手脚不停。  

Nothing could put his mind at rest.

什么也不能使他的心安宁下来。

  

16.at risk 处境危险,受到威胁  

My job is at risk.

我的工作保不住了。  

How much at risk is the smoker?

吸烟者的危险性有多大?  

The whole future of the company is at risk.

公司的整个前途受到威胁。  

【注】若指“处于(面临)……的危险”,则用at risk of。如:  

She’s at risk of failing in two subjects.

她面临两门课程不及格的危险。  

Their children are also at high risk of developing the disease.

他们的孩子患此病的风险也很高。  

比较:at the risk of 冒着(可能)……的危险。如:  

We did it at the risk of our lives.

我们冒着生命危险做此事。  

He saved me life at the risk of losing his own.

他冒着生命危险救了我的命。 

 

17.at sea 在海上;茫然,不知所措  

He spent three months at sea.

他在海上度过了3个月。  

He was all at sea when he began his new job.

他开始新工作时茫然不知所措。 

 

18.at sight 一看见  

He can play and sing at sight.

他一看谱就能演唱。  

The bank receives drafts payable at sight at any time.

银行随时兑换见票即付的汇票。  

【注】若表示“一看见……”,则用at the sight of。如:  

Her knees went weak at the sight of him.

她一看见他腿就发软。  

At the sight of the police they ran away.

他们一看到警察就跑走了。  

 

19.at stake 在危急关头,在危险中;冒风险  

His business is at stake if he doesn’t get the contract.

如果拿不到合同,他的企业就有危险。  

This decision puts our lives at stake.

这么一决定,我们的生命就吉凶难卜了。

  

20.at table 在吃饭时  

He seldom talks at table.

他吃饭时很少说话。  

They were at table when we called.

我们去访问时他们正在吃饭。 

 

21.at times 有时,间或  

We have fish for dinner at times.

有时我们晚餐吃鱼。  

She was difficult to understand at times.

有时候她很不容易理解。  

 

22.at war 处于交战状态  

The two countries have been at war with each other for six years.

这两个国家已经打了6年。  

The country was at war, but life there finally settled down.

那个国家处于战争状态,但那里的生活最终平静下来。  

 

23.at will 任意地,随意地,随心所欲地

You may come and go at will.

你可以来去自由。  

The animals are allowed to wander at will in the park.

这些动物可以在公园里自由走动。  

 

24.at work 在工作,在上班,在忙着  

I’ll be at work tomorrow.

我明天要上班。  

He has been at work on a book.

他一直在忙于写一本书。  

They were watching the artist at work.

他们看着那艺术家忙个不停。