instance or example of the occurrence of sth
actual state of affairs; situation
instance of a disease or an injury; person suffering from this
matter that is being officially investigated, especially by the police; question to be decided in a court of law; lawsuit
any of various types of container or protective covering
"it was a case of bad judgment"
"another instance occurred yesterday"
"but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
"in that event, the first possibility is excluded"
"it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
"the family brought suit against the landlord"
"that was not the case"
"the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
"a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"
"the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly"
"the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities"
"Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir"
"he stated his case clearly"
"a case of the jitters"
"a real character"
"a strange character"
"a friendly eccentric"
"the capable type"
"a mental case"
"the clock has a walnut case"
"the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"
"for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters"
"the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
"They men cased the housed"
"my feet were encased in mud"
By caase of fortune.
I you recount a ruefull cace.
They seem'd almost, with staring on one another, to tear the cases of their eyes.
出自：Winter's Tale , Shakespeare
Cloth cases..for binding the volume will be issued with the December number.
出自：Oxford English Dictionary
They case their limbs in brass; to arms they run.
Bones of seals, walrus, and whalessall now cased in ice.
出自： E. K. Kane
A brick wall..cased with stone.
出自： J. Gwilt
Take an umbrella with you in case of rain.
In the case of his father, we must make an exception.
In the case of Russian grammar, it has six cases.
可以直接说Russian grammar has six cases，省略in the case of。
In case he comes, let me know.
You had better be ready in case they arrive before you expect them.
They may not arrive before you expect them, but you had better be ready in case.
误 Most of my friends lost their jobs, but I was lucky in this case.
正 Most of my friends lost their jobs, but I was lucky in this respect.
析 in this case的意思是“既然这样”,而不是“在这方面”。
误 In case of the time for departure, you can decide on it yourself.
正 In the case of the time for departure, you can decide on it yourself.
误 In the case of fire, break the glass to remove the extinguisher.
正 In case of fire, break the glass to remove the extinguisher.
析 in case of与in the case of的意思完全不同:in case of的意思是“万一”,而in the case of则是“就…来说,至于…”的意思。