cause sb/sth to develop, improve or move forward
raise, increase prices, etc.
bring forward an earlier time
pay or lend money before it is due
forward movement, development, improvement, progress
a increase or rise in price, value or wages
money lent, money paid before it is due
before hand, previous
done or provided in advance
"he listened for the progress of the troops"
"she rejected his advances"
"the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
"gave advance warning"
"was beforehand with her report"
"an advance party"
"at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"
"Time marches on"
"advance an argument"
"boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
"I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
"Can you move the car seat forward?"
"The home team was gaining ground"
"After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
"He progressed well in school"
"My plants are coming along"
"Plans are shaping up"
"We are advancing technology every day"
"John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"
"Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"
"I got promoted after many years of hard work"
"Can you advance me some money?"
"we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward"
"The stock market gained 24 points today"
The tortuous nature of scientific advance.
出自： B. Lovell
This development..is indubitably an advance.
出自： B. Russell
Those who have advanced the art by contributing to its evolution.
出自： M. Fonteyn
Our soldiers advanced bravely against the enemy.
The two men advanced on each other with drawn revolvers.
We advanced on the enemy's position under the cover of darkness.
The enemy advanced on Rome, and at last conquered it.
The troops advanced rapidly to the river.
The enemy have advanced to the edge of the forest.
敌人已经来到森林边缘。 advance to sth
Because of reform and opening,China's industrial technology is advancing to ever-higher levels.
We advanced from victory to victory.
我们节节胜利。 advance sb to sth
The colonel advanced him from lieutenant to captain.
The date of the meeting had been advanced from June 10 to June 3.
He was advanced to the rank of colonel.
He was soon advanced to the position of Secretary of State.
He worked so well that he was soon advanced to a higher position.
She was advanced from vice-president to general-president of the company.
The date for the delivering of the lecture has been advanced to the end of the month.
误 The officer directed his men to advance forward slowly.
正 The officer directed his men to advance slowly.
析 advance本身的意思就是move forward,在句中用了advance就不可再用forward修饰。
误 The troops advanced to the enemy fearlessly.
正 The troops advanced against the enemy fearlessly.
析 advance是不及物动词,其客体须由介词引出。advance to表示“向…进发”“向…前进”, advance against表示“迎击”“向…进攻”。
误 I see no advance to his work yet.
正 I see no advance in his work yet.
误 Advanced booking is essential for very popular plays.
正 Advance booking is essential for very popular plays.
析 advanced表示“高级的,先进的”; 表示“预先的,事先的”应该用advance。