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settle

verb (AGREE)
同意
 
 
/ˈset.l̩/ US  /ˈset̬-/
[T] to reach a decision or an agreement about something, or to end a disagreement
确定;决定;解决,结束(争端等)
Good, that's all settled - you send out the invitations for the party, and I'll organize the food.
好,那就这么定了——你发聚会的请帖,我来准备吃的。
[+ question word] They haven't yet settled when the wedding is going to be.
他们还没有确定婚礼在什么时候举行。
"The tickets are £40 each." "Well, that settles that then - I can't afford that much."
“入场券每张40英镑。”“好吧,那就算了吧,我付不起那么多钱。”
I'd like to get this matter settled once and for all (= reach a final decision on it).
我想把这件事了结了。
Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
[I or T] to arrange something
安排
The details of the contract have not yet been settled.
合同的细节问题仍然没有谈妥。
Our lawyer advised us that it would be better to settle out of court (= reach an agreement in a legal case without it being decided in a court of law).
我们的律师建议我们最好在庭外和解。
It took months to settle (= bring to an end) the dispute/strike.
用了好几个月的时间才解决这次争端/结束这次罢工。
My father and I have agreed finally to settle our differences (= stop arguing).
我和我父亲最终同意不再争论。
Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of settle verb (AGREE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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