affecting all or most people, places or things
not specialized in subject, matter
showing the chief aspects of sth; vague
the common thing
army officer of very high rank
"he discussed the general but neglected the particular"
"the general public"
"a general rule"
"in general terms"
"comprehensible to the general reader"
"the general discontent"
"a general anesthetic"
"bearing a general resemblance to the original"
"a general description of the merchandise"
"an issue of cosmopolitan import"
"the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"
"We are generaled by an incompetent!"
If it once became general, wealth would confer no distinction.
出自： G. Orwell
To the general agitation a particular one of my own was added.
出自： W. Plomer
误 General speaking, parents love their children.
正 Generally speaking, parents love their children.
析 表示“一般说来”,应该说generally speaking,其中generally是副词,修饰speaking。
误 What is the general attitudes of the people towards this policy?
正 What is the general attitude of the people towards this policy?
误 For general, your plan is good.
正 In general, your plan is good.
析 in general是一个固定搭配,意思是“总的来说”,没有for general的用法。