a person or thing that is slow; does not move or do sth quickly
not good or quick in understanding; dull in mind
not very active; dull
go at a slower speed
"a slow walker"
"the slow lane of traffic"
"her steps were slow"
"he was slow in reacting to the news"
"slow but steady growth"
"the band played a slow waltz"
"so dense he never understands anything I say to him"
"never met anyone quite so dim"
"although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"
"dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"
"he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"
"worked with the slow students"
"the clock is slow"
"a boring evening with uninteresting people"
"the deadening effect of some routine tasks"
"a dull play"
"his competent but dull performance"
"a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"
"what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"
"tedious days on the train"
"the tiresome chirping of a cricket"
"other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
"business is dull (or slow)"
"a sluggish market"
"he spoke slowly"
"go easy here--the road is slippery"
"glaciers move tardily"
"please go slow so I can see the sights"
"the clock is almost an hour slow"
"my watch is running behind"
"The car decelerated"
"The illness slowed him down"
I must be slow, for only then did I realize that Stahr was..Smith.
出自： Scott Fitzgerald
My breathing slowed and I grew calmer.
出自： J. M. Coetzee
Traffic..slowed to a honking..crawl.
出自： J. Updike
Slow down before you reach the crossing.
The road is slippery, you'd better slow down.
Slow down, will you?There's a police car ahead.
放慢速度,好吗?前面有一辆警车。 slow sb/sth ⇔ down〔up〕
You have to slow down your car at the crossing.
The severe snowstorm has slowed the vehicles down.
Can't you slow this machine down?
She slowed down the car when she came to the mountain slope.
She's quite fit, but her bad leg slows her down when we're out for a walk.
The cold weather slowed down the construction of the bridge.
Their objections are slowing down the progress of the negotiations.
他们的反对使谈判进程放慢下来。 slow down〔up〕
Business slows down in summer.
Business slows down at this time of year.
Business slowed down at the stores after Christmas.
He's over sixty, but he shows no signs of slowing down.
He has slowed down a lot since his heart attack.
You really ought to slow down, all these late nights are doing you no good.
The doctor advised Jim to slow up for a time to give his heart a chance.
医生劝告吉姆过一段轻松的日子,给他的心脏以康复的机会。 slow sb/sth ⇔ down〔up〕
If I could find some way of slowing my father down, he's taking on far too much work.
The factory has had to slow down production since the workers refused to do their best.
误 Please slow speak.
正 Please speak slow.
析 slow与go, drive, speak, read, walk, run等动词连用时,一般放在这些词之后。
误 This book is fairly slow.
正 This book is rather slow.
析 slow一般用rather或too等修饰,而不用fairly, much等修饰。