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form

verb
 
 
/fɔːm/ US  /fɔːrm/
[I or T] to begin to exist or to make something begin to exist
(使)出现,(使)形成,(使)产生
A crowd formed around the accident.
事故现场围起了一群人。
A solution began to form in her mind.
她想到了一个解决办法。
She formed the clay into a small bowl.
她把陶土捏成了一只小碗。
I formed the impression (= the way she behaved suggested to me) that she didn't really want to come.
我形成了一种印象:她其实并不想来。
Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
[L only + noun] to make or be something
制作;成为
The lorries formed a barricade across the road.
数辆卡车横在路上,形成了路障。
Together they would form the next government.
他们将共同组建下届政府。
This information formed the basis of the report.
这些信息奠定了报告的基础。
Comprising and consisting ofIncluding and containing
[I] slightly formal ( also form up) If separate things form, they come together to make a whole
形成;组成
The children formed into lines.
孩子们排好了队。
The procession formed up and moved off slowly.
游行队伍列好队,缓缓离去。
Collecting and amassingForming groups (of people)
(Definition of form verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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