meat from a cow
physical strength; power
"I have a gripe about the service here"
"What was he hollering about?"
As from his cattle, the beef had dwindled from the man, but he was still large.
出自： P. V. White
We..were..putting all the beef we could behind it.
出自： R. M. Patterson
The Defense Department required no persuasion that the defense of Europe needed, in their phrase, 'beefing up'.
出自： D. Acheson
I'd brought a half bottle of whisky..which we used to beef up the coffee.
出自： I. Banks
Stop beefing about your pay and do some work!
这是个相当好的故事,但还要充实一下我们才能发表。 beef sth ⇔ up
That was seen as a campaign to beef up American forces in Europe.
The colony's garrison was now beefed up to about forty thousand service personnel.
误 The beef is rich proteins.
正 Beef is rich in proteins.
误 He has hired as his bodyguards two men with plenty of beefs.
正 He has hired as his bodyguards two men with plenty of beef.
误 Beef I had at supper was very delicious.
正 The beef I had at supper was very delicious.