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weak /əv/ uk strong /ɒv/ weak /əv/ us strong /ɑːv/

of preposition (POSSESSION)

A1 used to show possession, belonging, or origin

(用于表示归属或来历)…的,属于
a friend of mine 我的一位朋友
the president of the United States 美国总统
employees of the company 公司雇员
the colour of his hair 他头发的颜色
a habit of mine 我的一个习惯
that revolting dog of hers 她那条可恶的狗
the love of a good woman 一个善良女人的爱
the complete plays of (= written by) Lorca 费德里科‧加西亚‧洛尔卡戏剧全集

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of preposition (AMOUNT)

A1 used after words or phrases expressing amount, number, or a particular unit

(用于表示数量、数字或某一单位的词或短语之后)
a kilo of apples 1公斤苹果
loads of food 许多食物
hundreds of people 数百人
most of them 他们中的大多数
none of them 他们中没有人
both of us 我们俩
a third of all people 所有人中的1/3
a speck of dust 一粒灰尘
a drop of rain 一滴雨

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of preposition (CONTAINING)

A1 containing

含有…的
a bag of sweets 一袋糖果
a bottle of beer 一瓶啤酒
a book of short stories 一本短篇小说集
a class of idiots 一群白痴

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of preposition (POSITION)

A2 used in expressions showing position

(表示方位)
the top of his head 他的头顶
the back of your dress 你衣服的背部
on the corner of the street 在街角
the front of the queue 队伍的前部
I've never been north of Philadelphia. 我从未去过爱丁堡以北的地方。

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of preposition (TYPICAL)

typical or characteristic of

…特有的,具有…特点的
She has the face of an angel. 她有一张天使般的面孔。
That guy's got the personality of a dead fish! 那个男人长了个笨驴脑袋!

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of preposition (DAYS)

A1 used to refer to a particular date in a month

(表示某月的某一天)
the eleventh of March 3月11日
the first of the month 这个月的1号

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of preposition (MADE OF)

made or consisting of; having

由…制成的;由…组成的;含有…的
dresses of lace and silk 蕾丝和丝绸制成的衣裙
plates of gold and silver 金银制成的盘子
a land of ice and snow 冰天雪地
a woman of great charm 极富魅力的女子
a subject of very little interest 了无趣味的话题

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of preposition (WITH ADJECTIVES/VERBS)

used to connect particular adjectives and verbs with nouns

(用于连接特定的形容词和名词)
fond of swimming 喜爱游泳
sick of his excuses 厌烦了他的借口
scared of spiders 害怕蜘蛛

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of preposition (JUDGMENT)

B2 used after an adjective when judging someone's behaviour

(用于形容词后表示对某人行为的评判)
It was mean of you to mention her weight. 你提到她的体重真是有点太刻薄了。
Thank you so much for my present. How thoughtful of you. 谢谢你给我的礼物。你想得真周到。

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of preposition (RELATING TO)

C1 about; relating to

关于;与…有关的
Speaking of Elizabeth, here she is. 说伊丽莎白,伊丽莎白就到。
One of the advantages of travelling by train is being able to read. 乘火车旅行的好处之一就是能看书。
Let us consider the events of the last five months. 让我们考虑一下过去5个月中发生的事情。
Of her childhood we know very little. 我们对她的童年知之甚少。
formal And what of (= tell me about) young Adrian? How is he? 小阿德里安的情况如何?他好吗?

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of preposition (THAT IS/ARE)

that is/are

(表示同位)…的…
the problem of homelessness 无家可归的问题
a rise of two percent in inflation 通货膨胀率上升2%
the skill of negotiating 谈判的技巧
the difficulty of bringing up twins 抚养双胞胎的艰难
the pain of separation 分离的痛苦
At the age of six she could read a newspaper. 6岁时她已能读报。

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of preposition (DONE TO)

done to

对…所做的
the massacre of hundreds of innocent people 对数以百计无辜百姓的屠杀
the oppression of a nation 对一个民族的压迫
the destruction of the rain forest 对雨林的破坏

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of preposition (FELT BY)

felt or experienced by

…感受的;…经历的
the suffering of millions 数百万人的苦难
the anguish of the murdered child's parents 被杀孩子的父母的痛苦

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of preposition (THROUGH)

B1 through; having as the cause

通过;由于,因为
He died of cancer. 他死于癌症。
I didn't have to go there - I did it of my own free will. 我本不必去那里——我这么做完全出于自愿。
I want to know how it happened because it certainly didn't happen of itself. 我想知道它是怎么发生的,因为它肯定不是自己就发生了。

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of preposition (COMPARING)

A2 used when comparing related things

(用于比较)
I liked the green one best of all . 我最喜欢绿色的那个。
Worst of all was the food! 最差劲的是食物!
He's the best looking of the three brothers. 他是三兄弟中长得最帅的一个。
I think that of all his books it's my favourite. 我觉得在他所有的电影中我最喜欢这一部。

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of preposition (TIME)

US used in saying what the time is

(用于表示时间)
It's ten (minutes) of five (= ten minutes before five o'clock). 5点差10分。

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  • It's twenty five of four.
  • We got there at five of nine.

of preposition (SEPARATE FROM)

used in expressions showing distance from something in place or time

(表示空间或时间上的距离)离,距
We live within a mile of the school. 我们住在距市中心不到1英里的地方。
She came within two seconds of beating the world record. 她离打破世界纪录差了不到两秒。

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of preposition (LOSS)

used in expressions showing loss

(用于表示损失)
They were robbed of all their savings. 他们的全部积蓄都被抢走了。
I feel I've been deprived of your company. 我感觉我和你在一起的机会全被剥夺了。

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of preposition (DURING)

old-fashioned during

在…期间
I like to relax with a pipe of an evening. 我喜欢在晚上抽一斗烟放松放松。

(Translation of “of” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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