文波CCL-每日一译-End up后面真的只能跟坏的词么?-文波原创

我们感觉end up 后面总是接一些不好的词汇,比如“in prison”之类。但是是不是一定end up就不可以跟中性或好的词汇呢?下面墨尔本文波CCL的Robert老师就给大家总结下各大词典对于CCL的例句。

1.麦克米伦

be in a particular place or state after doing something or because of doing it

Somehow they all ended up at my house.—中性

Keep on doing that and you’ll end up in serious trouble.

 

end up doing something:

I ended up spending the night in the airport.—中性

 

end up with:

You’ll just end up with more problems to fix down the road.

Despite staying in the shade most of the time, I ended up with sunburn.

 

2.剑桥

to finally be in a particular place or situation:

They’re travelling across Europe by train and are planning to end up in Moscow.—中性

Much of this meat will probably end up as dog food.

She’ll end up penniless if she continues to spend like that.

After working her way around the world, she ended up teaching English as a foreign language.

3.朗文:
to be in a particular situation, state, or place after a series of events, especially when you did not plan it
He came round for a coffee and we ended up in bed together.
I wondered where the pictures would end up after the auction.—中性

end up doing sth
Most slimmers end up putting weight back on.

end up with
Anyone who swims in the river could end up with a nasty stomach upset.

end up as
He could end up as President.—中性 甚至褒义

end up like
I don’t want to end up like my parents.

4.牛津:

end up reach or come to a certain place, state or action, esp by a lengthy route or process 到达或来到某处, 达到某状态或采取某行动(尤指经一长路程或过程):

If you continue to steal you’ll end up in prison. 你要是继续行窃终归得进监狱.

After much discussion about holidays abroad we ended up in Cornwall. 我们反覆商量到国外度假的事, 最後决定去康沃尔.

At first he refused to accept any responsibility but he ended up apologizing. 最初他拒不承认有任何责任, 到头来还是道了歉.

If he carries on driving like that, he’ll end up dead. 他照这样开车, 早晚得死於非命.

 

【墨尔本CCL】总结:

end up 80%情况后面接不好的事情。15-19%情况接中性词。1%情况也可能接好词。

 

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文波陪伴,CCL不难。

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