freedom from activity or from sth tiring or worrying
the condition of not moving
a support, especially for the stated thing
what is left, the ones that still remain
(allow to) take a rest
be discontinued, not be talked about
(allow to) lean or be supported
"there was no remainder"
"he threw away the rest"
"he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
"took his repose by the swimming pool"
"people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
"a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"
"she was laid to rest beside her husband"
"they had to put their family pet to sleep"
"the gun was steadied on a special rest"
"He rested his bad leg"
"Rest the dogs for a moment"
"The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West"
"The responsibility rests with the Allies"
"The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"
"He remained unmoved by her tears"
"The bad weather continued for another week"
"Rest your head on my shoulder"
"The birds perched high in the tree"
"pillow your head"
"The committee is resting over the summer"
And post o'er Land and Ocean without rest.
From toilsome life to never-ending rest.
出自： W. Cowper
We ascended.., often stopping for a rest.
出自： S. Bellow
One..reads a paper, and the rest discuss it.
出自： R. G. Collingwood
The rest of the flat cart was filled with hens.
出自： Day Lewis
They are only human, like the rest of us.
出自： Jan Morris
Both met women who were to fashion the rest of their lives.
出自： W. M. Clarke
Let her rest in peace.
出自： C. Kingsley
Mother would rest easier in her grave, knowing it was guarded.
出自： F. O
My Lord, I rest your servant.
出自：Henry VIII , Shakespeare
Rest assured that the more wise..you are, the happier you will be.
出自： B. Jowett
Folks can..rest sure that their money is well spent.
出自： K. Gibbons
她的脸靠在我的肩上。 rest sth against sth
Rest the ladder against the wall.
He rested his back against the schoolroom door.
你的样子很疲劳,需要放下工作休息一下。 rest sth from sth/v-ing
Rest my voice from much talking.
My father is dead, may he rest in peace.
我父亲去世了,愿他安息吧。 rest sb/oneself/sth in sth
Let us rest his body in his family grave.
Some villagers were resting themselves in the shade.
一些村民正在阴凉处休息。 rest in sth
A good share of the answer rested in the kind of pride that is stimulated by the job, by the activity of accomplishing.
答案很大程度上在于工作和成就所激发出来的那种自豪。 rest sth in sb
The nation rests too much power in the President.
国家赋予总统的权力过大了。 rest sth in sb/sth
The teachers always say that the country rests its hope in us, so we should not let the people down.
I have always rested complete faith in your ability to deal with matters of sudden urgency.
The bridge rests on stone arches.
这座桥由石拱支撑。 rest on〔upon〕 sth
The plan rests on your cooperation.
All their hopes rested upon this venture.
One theory about the existence of extraterrestrial life rests on the presence of carbon compounds in meteorites.
The industry in Britain rests on a broad and firm base.
Keats' reputation as a great poet rests largely upon the odes and the later sonnets.
Our policy should rest on the basis of self-reliance.
我们的政策是放在自力更生的基础上。 rest sth on〔upon〕 sb
The poor mother rests all her hope upon her son.
Her parents have three children, but two of them are good for nothing.They rest all their hopes on her.
她父母有三个子女,但是其中的两个都一事无成。他们只好把希望都寄托在她身上。 rest on〔upon〕 sth
His eyes rested on the peaceful valley below.
他的目光落在下面宁静的山谷中。 rest sth on〔upon〕 sth
It's good to rest one's eyes on such a beautiful view.
The ultimate responsibility rests with the President.
The management of affairs rests with Wolsey.
Putting the children to bed rests with the baby-sitter.
The fate of this prisoner rests with the judge.
Any further investigation rests with the supervisor.
It rests with you to propose terms.
Whether the talks are successful or not rests with a small number of people.
误 The school will be rest tomorrow.
正 There will be no lessons tomorrow.
误 Only two students remain in the classroom, and the rest has gone to the library.
正 and the rest have gone to the library.
析 the rest表示“其余的”,当它用作主语时,其谓语动词用单数还是用复数,要根据the rest所指的内容来定。句中的the rest等于the rest of the students,其中students是复数,因此谓语动词要用复数形式。
误 The mistake still rests uncorrected.
正 The mistake rests uncorrected.