express a wish to know, in words or silently
feel curiosity; ask oneself
a feeling of strangeness, surprise, etc., usually combined with admiration, that is produced by sth unusually fine or beautiful, or by sth unexpected or new to one's experience
sth that causes this feeling especially a wonderfully made object
a wonderful person, especially one who is able to do things that need great skill, cleverness, or effort
"the wonders of modern science"
"He wondered who had built this beautiful church"
"I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"
"she wondered whether it would snow tonight"
"We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"
The wonders of the Mediterranean sea.
He looked at her with awe, as though she were unique, a wonder.
出自： A. Alvarez
Whilst I am bound to wonder, I am bound to pity too.
出自：Cymbeline , Shakespeare
It cannot be wondered at if he took such opportunities as offered.
出自： Sir W. Scott
His benevolent truthfulness was a thing to wonder over.
出自： B. Capes
Do you often wonder about the future of the world?
We were wondering about your being late.
I'm still wondering about taking a further degree.
I often wonder about why she treated me like that.
I used to wonder at their slowness.
I wonder at your rudeness.I have always been so kind to you.
He wondered at her composure in such a crisis.
I don't wonder at her falling asleep in the middle of the play, it was a very uninteresting performance.
A severe winter like this is not to be wondered at, in view of the summer we've had.
That the criminal was caught so quickly is not to be wondered at.
误 I don't wonder about her refusing to marry him.
正 I don't wonder at her refusing to marry him.
析 表示“对…感到惊奇”,否定句中应该说wonder at...。
误 I shouldn't wonder if it didn't snow.
正 I shouldn't wonder if it snowed.
析 shouldn't wonder有双重否定的意思,因此if从句不能用否定式。
误 Books are filled with much wonder.
正 Books are filled with many wonders.
误 This new medicine has made wonders for my headache.
正 This new medicine has done wonders for my headache.
正 This new medicine has worked wonders for my headache.
析 表达“创造奇迹”可以说do wonders 或work wonders,但不能说make wonders。
误 It's the wonder that he is still alive.
正 It's a wonder that he is still alive.
析 表达“真奇怪”“真令人惊奇”可以用 It's a wonder that...,不可以把冠词a换成定冠词the。
误 There is no wonder that he didn't want to go.
正 It's no wonder that he didn't want to go.
正 No wonder that he didn't want to go.
析 表示“难怪”的含义用It's no wonder that...或No wonder that...的句型,不可以说There is no wonder that...。