the highest point or face
the upper part
the best, most important or most successful part or place
of or at the top; highest, most important, etc.
provide a top for; put a top on
reach the top of
surpass; be taller or higher than; exceed; excel
"the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"
"the title should be written at the top of the first page"
"put your books on top of the desk"
"only the top side of the box was painted"
"the view from the peak was magnificent"
"they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"
"the region is a few molecules wide at the summit"
"a relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth"
"his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"
"the artist's gifts are at their acme"
"at the height of her career"
"the peak of perfection"
"summer was at its peak"
"...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"
"the summit of his ambition"
"so many highest superlatives achieved by man"
"at the top of his profession"
"he screamed at the top of his lungs"
"he got a bright red top and string for his birthday"
"he removed the top of the carton"
"he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"
"put the cover back on the kettle"
"he stared as she buttoned her top"
"he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent"
"they had the big top up in less than an hour"
"the top shelf"
"She exceeded our expectations"
"She topped her performance of last year"
"the balloon cleared the tree tops"
"A star tops the Christmas Tree"
"she topped her class every year"
"the towers were topped with conical roofs"
"The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"
"top trees and bushes"
"The speech crowned the meeting"
"They topped off their dinner with a cognac"
"top the evening with champagne"
The wind blew in the tops of the pine trees.
出自： E. Hemingway
I climbed to an upper terrace..and then to the very top.
出自： J. Kosinski
He glanced up..over the top of his spectacles.
出自： R. Pilcher
I'd rather be topped than do 20 years behind bars.
I have been desperately unhappy..but I have never given a thought to topping myself.
They topped off their little hut with a straw thatch.
The tallest commercial building in that state was topped off yesterday.
该州最高的商业大楼于昨日封顶。 top off
The production figures this month have topped off.
The rise in prices seems to have topped off, so goods should cost the same for a longer time now.
看来物价上涨已达顶点,所以在较长一段时间内物价会保持稳定。 top sth ⇔ off
She topped off her dinner with coffee.
她以咖啡结束了她的晚餐。 top off
Does the car need topping off?
这辆汽车需要加满油吗? top sth ⇔ off
The ship has been topped off with fuel.
The waiters were constantly on the move, topping up the glasses.
Could you let me have a small can of water to top up my radiator?
He topped up the car with a special brand of petrol.
误 She was dressed in black from the top to the toe.
正 She was dressed in black from top to toe.
析 from top to toe表示“从头到脚”,其间不能插定冠词the。
误 The girl secretary is on the top of her job.
正 The girl secretary is on top of her job.
析 on top of表示“驾驭,熟练掌握”时, top前不能加the。
误 I put my bag at (the) top of yours.
正 I put my bag on (the) top of yours.
误 His name was on the top of the list.
正 His name was at the top of the list.
误 A red flag stands on the top of the hill.
正 A red flag stands at the top of the hill.
析 表示“在…上面”应该用 on (the) top of,介词on不可以改成at。但表示“在…顶端”“在…最上方”时要用at the top of。因为at表示一个点,而on表示一个面,范围比at广。