any of the five natural powers of sight, hearing, feeling, tasting, and smelling which gives a person or animal information about the outside world
a feeling, especially one that is hard to describe exactly
good and especially practical understanding and judgment
normal state of mind, ability to think
have a feeling, without being told directly
"a sense of security"
"a sense of happiness"
"a sense of danger"
"a sense of self"
"the dictionary gave several senses for the word"
"in the best sense charity is really a duty"
"the signifier is linked to the signified"
"in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
"Common sense is not so common"
"he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"
"fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
"a keen musical sense"
"a good sense of timing"
"He felt the wind"
"She felt an object brushing her arm"
"He felt his flesh crawl"
"She felt the heat when she got out of the car"
"This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"
"particle detectors sense ionization"
"I sense his hostility"
"i smell trouble"
"smell out corruption"
"I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
Those I believe to be the most intriguing (in both senses of the word).
出自： H. Carpenter
An annual competition..designed to promote environmental awareness in the widest sense.
Jessup was amiable but I sensed a hardness in his tone.
出自： G. Vidal
No one senses my presence; they walk on by.
出自： M. Amis
Although she could not see..anyone, she could sense another person there with her.
出自： D. Madden
She has been behaving very foolishly.I hope she'll soon come to her senses.
She has been struck on the head by a rock and has lost consciousness.I hope she'll soon come to her senses.
误 They don't have the sense of admitting defeat.
正 They don't have the sense to admit defeat.
析 sense可接动词不定式作定语,不接“of+ v -ing”。
误 There is no sense to do the experiment again.
正 There is no sense in doing the experiment again.
析 there is no sense in v -ing的意思是“做某事没有意思的”,是固定搭配, in v -ing 不可改为不定式。
误 There is some sense to what he says.
正 There is some sense in what he says.
误 There is no sense in it.
正 There is no sense to it.
析 在此类句式中,介词to含有“远离的”的意思, in含有“接近”的意思,因此,当表示“某事没有道理时”,用介词to比in好,反之亦然。