put on or next to sth
bring or put into use
have an effect related
cause to work hard or with careful attention
"use your head!"
"we only use Spanish at home"
"I can't use this tool"
"Apply a magnetic field here"
"This thinking was applied to many projects"
"How do you utilize this tool?"
"I apply this rule to get good results"
"use the plastic bags to store the food"
"He doesn't know how to use a computer"
"The same laws apply to you!"
"This theory holds for all irrational numbers"
"The same rules go for everyone"
"He applied for a leave of absence"
"She applied for college"
"apply for a job"
"She applied paint to the back of the house"
"Put on make-up!"
"This theory lends itself well to our new data"
"She gave him First Aid"
"I gave him a punch in the nose"
"apply a principle"
"practice a religion"
"use care when going down the stairs"
"use your common sense"
"practice non-violent resistance"
"Apply the rules to everyone"
"He applied this racial slur to me!"
"Please apply yourself to your homework"
He applies his handkerchief to his mouth.
To whom should I apply for a licence?
He applied for an entrance visa.
They apply for permission to use the tennis court.
I made up my mind to apply for a scholarship.
Lynd and hundreds of young people like him applied for the post of typist.
I've applied for job with that company.
Now he applied himself to the job in earnest.
You must apply yourself to the job you have to do.
She applied herself to her new duties with great enthusiasm.
Apply yourself to your study.
He applied himself closely to the study of the English language.
He is now applying himself to the study of traditional Chinese medical science.
他现在正致力于中医的研究。 apply oneself to v-ing
They applied themselves to producing bikes.
He applied himself diligently to learning French.
The surgeon applied some ointment to my burnt fingers.
Apply the paint evenly to both sides of the door.
Apply the paint to the prepared wood and allow it to dry.
I apply my eyes to the microscope.
This cream is best applied to the face at night.
The lotion should be applied sparingly to the skin.
This adhesive must be applied to both surfaces which are to be bonded together.
要粘接的两个面都必须涂上这种黏合剂。 apply to sth/v-ing
The same applies to us.
This rule cannot apply to children.
This book applies to beginners.
The method applies to our work.
I don't think what he says applies to you as much as to us.
The Act applies to all restaurants and cafes.
This rule applies to freshmen only.
These regulations only apply to the younger children.
What I have said applies only to some of you.
The money applied to the relief of the victims of the flood.
These principles apply to learning maths.
这些原则适用于数学学习。 apply sth to sth
In this way they can better apply theory to practice.
He applies his mind to the difficulty.
他专心思考这个问题。 apply to sb/sth
For particulars apply to Mr. Brooker.
We applied to the authorities for assistance.
She applied to a college.
They applied to the government for financial help.
They applied to other medical institutions for assistance.
Shall we apply to fraternal factories for help?
hey will apply the money to build(ing) up a little library.
These principles apply to learning foreign languages.