the farthest point or edge, which can't or must not be passed
the most that is allowed
line or point that cannot be passed;put a limit to;restrict;be the limit of
"what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"
"to the limit of his ability"
"there are limits on the amount you can bet"
"it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight"
"restrict the use of this parking lot"
"limit the time you can spend with your friends"
"I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
"fix the variables"
"specify the parameters"
They reached the lower limits of Hampstead Heath.
出自： L. Cody
After dusk you could get outside the city limits.
出自： Jayne Phillips
Neither do I believe we can finish it..within the time limited us.
We must limit the expense to what we can afford.
He limited each person to one cup of tea.
We limited our talk to ten minutes.
Let's limit our discussion to this subject.
Our monitor will limit each speaker to five minutes.
I shall limit myself to three aspects of the subject.
The author will limit himself to discussion of these two topics.
The reception will be limited to a few close friends.
Each customer is limited to four tickets.
Speeches were limited to ten minutes each.
The content of our discussion today is not limited just to grammatical questions.
The edition is limited to 1000 copies.
误 There is a limit of my patience.
正 There is a limit to my patience.
析 表示“对…的限度”,应该说a limit to…,其中介词to不能换用of。
误 He will limit himself to discuss this topic.
正 He will limit himself to a discussion of this topic.
误 I'll limit myself to talk half an hour.
正 I'll limit myself to talking half an hour.
析 表示“将某人或某事限制在…”,应该说limit sb/sth to...,其中to是介词,而不是动词不定式的标记,后面可以跟名词或动名词作介词to的宾语。
误 Her diet was limited only to bread and water.
正 Her diet was limited to bread and water.
析 用了be limited to(只限于),再用only,就属多余了,可以把only删去。