the same in size, amount, value, number, degree, status, etc.
with no difference in status or rank
having the strength, courage, ability, etc. for sth
be the same as
reach the same standard as
the same person or quantity
person or thing equal to oneself in some way
"on equal terms"
"all men are equal before the law"
"she had adequate training"
"her training was adequate"
"she was adequate to the job"
"he was equal to the task"
"One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
"Nothing can rival cotton for durability"
"Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"
"Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
"let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"
"The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
The company employs about equal numbers of each, but..Pakistanis are coming into the lead.
出自： E. Huxley
Rebellion equals all.
I can't equal him in strength.
He equals me in strength but not in intelligence.
She equals him in mental power but not in physical strength.
None of us can equal her in beauty.
None of us can equal him in mathematics.
Simon is younger but he equals his brother in all sports.
Many specialized institutions now equal the university in repute.
Industrial liquid waste, when properly treated, can equal fertilizers in usefulness.
He equals me in training but not in experience.
He is equalled by no one in intelligence.
One plus ons equals two.
One plus one is equal to two.
I am equal to performing this duty.
My respect for your intelligence is only equalled by my admiration for your integrity.
误 He agreed to come but said he didn't feel equal to make a speech.
正 He agreed to come but said he didn't feel equal to making a speech.
误 I don't feel equal to do the work.
误 I don't feel equal as the work.
正 I don't feel equal to doing the work.
析 be equal to作“胜任”解时,其后的to是介词,后接名词或动名词,而不是动词不定式符号。另外介词to也不能错用为as。