(cause to) come together
obtain (information or qualities) bit by bit
collect or pick
understand from sth said or done
pull sth around or close to sth; draw together in folds or pleats
"gather some stones"
"pull your thoughts together"
"We assembled in the church basement"
"Let's gather in the dining room"
"Journals are accumulating in my office"
"The work keeps piling up"
"I gather you have not done your homework"
"assemble your colleagues"
"get together all those who are interested in the project"
"gather the close family members"
"she gathered her shawl around her shoulders"
"Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"
"the peace movement gained momentum"
"the car gathers speed"
He would in time gather a great crowd round him.
出自： R. Lynd
He had gathered up in his novels the two divided strands of Restoration fiction.
出自： G. Greene
She has in the main gathered her medical experience from practice.
These souvenirs were gathered from all parts of the world.
这些纪念品是从世界各地收集的。 gather from sth
Every time there is an accident, a crowd seems to gather from nowhere.
每当出现事故,围观者便蜂拥而来。 gather sth from sth
That is what I gathered from his speech.
I could gather nothing from their statement.
I didn't gather much from the confused story he told me.
他跟我说的故事混淆不清,我不怎么明白。 gather from sth that-clause
I gather from his letter that he is very happy now.
Did you gather from what the man said that he intended to make a deal for the house?
I gathered from the way she replied that she wasn't very enthusiastic.
从她回答的样子我看出她不太热心。 gather from sth wh-clause
I could not gather from his appearance whether he was satisfied or not.
I could not gather from his expression whether he was against or for the plan.
Gather round, friends, and hear the news!
The people gathered round, curious to know what was happening.
Gather round, ladies and gentlemen, and see this wonderful new invention.
When the accident happened, quite a crowd quickly gathered round.
事故发生后,很快就在周围聚集了很多人。 gather round〔around〕 to-v
When we left the place, quite a crowd of people gathered around to see us off.
After supper they gathered around the table and worked together.
A small crowd gathered round the speaker to hear what he had to say.
一伙人聚集在演讲者的周围,听他要讲些什么。 gather sb/sth round〔around〕 sb/sth
The speaker gathered a small crowd round him, eager to listen to what he had to say.
The kindergartener gathered the children around her.
The boy gathered his toys round him.
这孩子把玩具收拢来放在自己身边。 gather round〔around〕 sb
The whole class gathered round the student who had been unfairly failed, and demanded another examination.
The dressmaker gathered the cloth to the narrowest part of the waist.
云在聚集,天要下雨了。 gather sb/sth ⇔ together
She gathered some friends together.
We must gather the people together to demand our rights.
They gathered their belongings together and set off.
Gather the ends of the wool together and tie them in a knot.
We should often gather together what we have gained in teaching.
Gather together what we have learnt.
把我们学的东西总结一下吧。 gather oneself together
I shall have to gather myself together to face the whole board of directors.
You should gather yourself together firstly under conditions of great danger.
We gather up from various sources a great amount of firsthand data.
Gathering up his scattered papers, he pushed them into his case.
I gathered up my few things and left.
If you gather up your strength, you'll be able to do the work well.
如果你集中精力的话,是能做好这项工作的。 gather sb/sth ⇔ up
She gathered up the child in her arms.
As the car was overcrowded, we had to gather up our legs.
Gather up your muscles and jump.
收紧肌肉,然后起跳。 gather sth ⇔ up
Gathering up all his courage, he turned to face the enemy.
他鼓足勇气,转身面对敌人。 gather oneself up
Gather yourself up, and you'll surely succeed.
振作起来,你就一定会成功。 gather sb ⇔ up
Gather him up!
误 Tom and John gathered together.
正 Tom and John got together.
析 gather有“聚集在一起”的含义,所以当gather后面无宾语使用together,就产生了意义上的重叠。另外,两个人聚到一起也不能用gather,应该用get together。
误 We are looking forward to our gathering again.
正 We are looking forward to our meeting again.
析 亲朋好友间的“聚会”多用meet或get together。
误 I gathered that you've taken my advice.
正 I gather that you've taken my advice.
析 在I gather这样的词组里,通常用一般现在时,而不用一般过去时或现在完成时来引出已经了解到的情况或一段引语。
误 Her hobby is gathering stamps.
正 Her hobby is collecting stamps.