consider to be true, honest, or real
hold as an opinion; think; suppose
have a firm religious faith
"I believed his report"
"We didn't believe his stories from the War"
"She believes in spirits"
"I think he is very smart"
"I believe her to be very smart"
"I think that he is her boyfriend"
"The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
"I believe that he will come back from the war"
"When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too"
"You cannot believe this man"
"Should we believe a publication like the National Enquirer?"
For God..gave his only begotten Sonne: that whosoever beleeveth in him, should not perish, but have eternall life.
出自：Bible (AV): King John
I am going to be frank with you, I don't believe in doctors.
出自： G. B. Shaw
Be positive and believe in yourself, otherwise you will start to doubt your own ability.
出自： G. Boycott
Do you believe in fairies?
I don't believe in that sort of thing.
I believe in this teaching method.
I believe in his innocence.
I do not believe in such nonsense.
A hundred years ago few people believed in the possibility of flying.
Until now,I have always believed firmly in his good intentions.
He profoundly believed in the future victory of the revolution.
She could not make anyone believe in her world of fantasy.
We believe firmly in the inexhaustible creative power of the masses.
我们坚信群众的创造力是无穷无尽的。 believe in sb/sth
Christians believe in God and Jesus.
He said that he had never believed in God.
He believes in Christianity.
My grandpa believes in Buddhism.
Chinese citizens enjoy the freedom to believe in religion and the freedom not to believe in it and to propagate atheism.
中国公民有信仰宗教的自由和不信仰宗教、宣传无神论的自由。 believe in sb/sth
I don't believe in that man.
I believe in my good friend,Tom.
You can believe in him; he'll never let you down.
We believe in him, who is always true to his word.
I can believe him, but I cannot believe in him.
We believe in our government.
We stopped believing in the football team after they lost twelve matches in a row.
在那支足球队连输了十二场以后,我们不再对它抱有信心了。 believe in sth/v-ing/that-clause
We firmly believe in collective leadership.
He believed in rotating the crops to save the strength of the soil.
They believe in going to bed before ten o'clock and getting up at six.
I believe in working like hell.
He believes in getting plenty of exercise.
I've always believed in being broad-minded.
I don't believe in marrying young.
He is very direct, and believes in speaking his mind.
He believed in the students being taught on the translation method.
He believes in that children should be grateful and accept the fact that their parents know what is best for them.
他主张孩子们应感谢并接受这一事实,即他们的父母知道对于他们来说什么是最好的。 believe in sth/v-ing
More and more people are believing in vegetarianism and diet for health.
His grandfather believes more in fresh air and exercise for his health than in medicine.
People believe in fresh air as a cure of illness.
He believes in old-fashioned remedies.
Jane believes in eating carefully to control her weight.
Jim believes in going for a run every morning.
I'd believe anything of that woman!
After all the changes of policy,I'd believe absolutely anything of that man.
I should not have believed the promise of the boss.
她假装没有听懂我的话。 make believe that-clause
Tom made believe he was enjoying whitewashing the fence.
My brother made believe that he was sick so that he would not have to go to school.
I believed (that) you belonged to that company.
You are believed to be honest.
She believes she told me,but she is not sure.
She made believe to be ill.
误 I'm believing he is wrong.
正 I believe he is wrong.
误 I believe that he didn't tell me the truth.
正 I don't believe that he has told me the truth.
误 I believe he cannot fix the bike.
正 I don't believe he can fix the bike.
误 I believe him to come.
正 I believe that he will come.
析 believe接动词不定式作宾语补足语时,在主动式中,只能用过去时或完成体; 若表示将来,则须使用that从句。只有在被动式才可使用动词不定式。例如:
误 I believe that it was a mistake, doesn't it?
正 I believe that it was a mistake, wasn't it?