a fall of rain (or snow) lasting a short time
an act of washing the body by standing under running water
rain or fall in a shower
send or give it to sb in a shower
"they installed a shower in the bathroom"
"he took a shower after the game"
"the game was interrupted by a brief shower"
"a little shower of rose petals"
"a sudden cascade of sparks"
"her friends organized a baby shower for her when she was expecting"
"He was showered with praise"
"The guests showered rice on the couple"
"You should shower after vigorous exercise"
"Meteors showered down over half of Australia"
"He showered her with presents"
There had been a shower of rain.
出自： V. Woolf
They showered congratulations (up)on him.
Flowers were showered (up)on her.
They showered him with congratulations.
She was showered with flowers.
误 He got up and took shower.
正 He got up and took a shower.
误 I got caught in shower on my way here.
正 I got caught in a shower on my way here.
析 shower作“阵雨”“淋浴”解,是可数名词,“洗淋浴”应是take〔have〕 a shower,“一场阵雨”应说a shower,不可省略不定冠词a。
误 Honours were showered to him.
正 Honours were showered on him.