arrange; fix up; go and live (in)
solve; mediate; intervene
(cause to) stabilize; (cause to) maintain
(the birds, etc.) fly to somewhere
"dust settled on the roofs"
"The case was decided"
"The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"
"The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"
"We finally settled the argument"
"The immigrants settled in the Midwest"
"After some discussion we finally made up"
"The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
"He finally settled down"
"The roar settled to a thunder"
"The wind settled in the West"
"it is settling to rain"
"A cough settled in her chest"
"Her mood settled into lethargy"
"He settled the farm 200 years ago"
"This land was settled by Germans"
"She settled the teacart"
"We settled for a lower price"
"The two parties finally settled"
"the liquid gradually settled"
"the mud subsides when the waters become calm"
"He ensconced himself in the chair"
"I finally settled with my old enemy"
"let's finalize the proposal"
"The Swedes settled in Minnesota"
When you're settling the room after breakfast.
出自： A. Trollope
With great care..settled it into the breastpocket of his shirt.
出自： J. Agee
Mrs. Garland settled her bonnet.
出自： A. Uttley
The ship was settling down by the stern.
The dust slowly settled down.
The airship settled down in a field.
飞艇降落在地面上。 settle down
These orphans have settled down very happily in their new home.
My wife will be coming over as soon as I've settled down.
I hate all this travel.I want to get married and settle down.
He hoped to settle down in the countryside.
How long did it take you to settle down in this country?
She came down last year and settled down in the village.
He has determined to settle down in the countryside.
After roaming around nearly half his life, he finally settled down in Canada.
When you have settled down in the new workshop, you will start working.
你们在新车间一安顿下来,你们就开始工作。 settle sb ⇔ down
The organization aims to settle newcomers down in the city.
该组织旨在帮助新来的人在这座城市安家落户。 settle down
Settle down, children, stop running about .
The teacher told the class to settle down and begin their study.
The marriage began in a stormy fashion, but soon settled down.
When everybody had settled down, the chairman began to speak.
She was so upset by the news that she couldn't settle down.
He can't settle down today.There must be something worrying him.
今天他心情平静不下来,一定有什么事使他心烦。 settle sb/oneself ⇔ down
Please go upstairs and settle the children down for me, they're restless again and won't sleep.
You had better settle yourself down and start working.
你最好安下心来工作。 settle down to sth
We settled down to a discussion of English grammar.
It's terrible,I can't settle down to anything today.
He has settled down to farming.
It's time for me to settle down to this work.
After working abroad for several years,Gill wants to settle down to a permanent job in Britain.
As soon as he settled down to his new job,Alex got ahead splendidly.
亚历克斯一旦安下心来致力于新的工作,就取得了显著的进展。 settle down
The damaged ship leaned over and slowly settled down on the ocean floor.
被毁坏的轮船开始倾斜,然后慢慢地沉入海底。 settle down
When all the excitement had settled down, it was clear that there had been no real cause for anxiety.
Wait till the police hunt has settled down and then make your escape.
Although he was jumping so well, he failed to win the first prize and had to settle for the second.
Many women refuse to settle for staying at home.
They settled on setting up a new electric power system.
Have you settled on the day for departure?
Have you settled on a time for leaving?
After much discussion they settled on the plan originally proposed.
Can't the members of the committee settle on the details later?
I don't know what dress she finally settled upon.
Have you settled on going camping with us?
Now that the meeting-place has been settled on, can we talk about the agenda?
Immediately after settling up, he left the hotel and hurried to the railway station.
Mr. Wang owed us a balance of about $50, but he telephoned to say that he would come next week and settle up.
It's time we settled up.
I'll settle up with them soon.
我很快跟他们清账。 settle sth ⇔ up
He settled up the outstanding bills.
误 Both sides settled the problem at last.
正 Both sides solved the problem at last.
析 表示“解决问题”,通常要说solve a problem,其中 solve 不能改用settle。 settle的宾语通常可以是 dispute(争执), affair(事务), matter(事情), argument(争论), quarrel(争吵)等。
误 She settled down reading her book.
正 She settled down to read her book.
析 表示“安稳地坐下来做某事”可用settle down to- v 的结构。 settle down后面跟动词不定式,不跟动词的现在分词形式。
误 We settled down for a quiet discussion of English slang.
正 We settled down to a quiet discussion of English slang.
析 表示“安下心来做某事”时settle down后可接动词不定式,还可接由介词to引起的短语。to不可换为for。