provide sth; give things to a person for use
supplying or being supplied
thing that is supplied; stock or store of things provided or available
"We provided the room with an electrical heater"
"issue a new uniform to the children"
"supply blankets for the beds"
"The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
"`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"
To work on..the supply of stores to the..forces in Egypt.
出自： J. Lees
In order to supply the deficiencies.
出自： H. L. Mencken
The army supplies two pairs of boots to each soldier.
The family supplies the basic necessities to them.
Britain supplies manufactured goods to almost every country in the world.
Now we supply power to nine-tenths of the city's homes.
More and more vegetables and fruit are supplied to the cities.
In our city milk is supplied to each house in bottle.
When is power going to be supplied to the distant farms?
The company supplied us with money for the project.
He supplied me with the answer.
Each soldier is supplied with two pairs of boots.
The town is supplied with water from a reservoir.
He supplies food and clothing to them.
误 They supplied us the necessities of life in a steady flow.
正 They supplied us with the necessities of life in a steady flow.
析 表示“给某人供应某物”,可用“supply sb with sth ”结构, supply后的宾语是所提供的对象, with后接所提供的内容,不用“supply sb sth ”结构。
误 The government has promised to supply power for the distant villages.
正 The government has promised to supply power to the distant villages.
析 supply表示“供应”还可用于supply sth to sb/somewhere的结构,作“向某人或某地供应某物”解,这里介词to不能用for替代。
误 The company can supply small parts with replacement.
正 The company can supply small parts for replacement.
析 supply作“供应”解时,还可用于supply sth for sth 的结构,表示“可提供某物作为(…用处或目的)”,这里介词for不能用with替代。
误 We shall be receiving new supply of shoes next week.
正 We shall be receiving a new supply of shoes next week.
误 Please bring large supply of food with you.
正 Please bring a large supply of food with you.
析 supply表示“具体的一批供应品”时,为可数名词,前面往往可加不定冠词a。 supply前带形容词修饰时尤为如此。