the body in space on which we live; the Earth
star system, especially one which may contain life
a group of living things; a particular area of human activity
people generally; the public
material standards and principles, rather than those of the spirit
"they study the evolution of the universe"
"the biggest tree in existence"
"the Western world"
"his world was shattered"
"we live in different worlds"
"for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were"
"the Earth moves around the sun"
"he sailed around the world"
"he is a hero in the eyes of the public"
"the outdoor world"
"the world of insects"
"they consider the church to be independent of the world"
"all the world loves a lover"
"she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"
"global monetary policy"
"neither national nor continental but planetary"
"a world crisis"
"of worldwide significance"
A Christian's chief care being to pass quietly through this world to a better.
出自： W. Paley
She was too good for this world and for me, and she died.
误 China is the country that has the largest population in world.
正 China is the country that has the largest population in the world.
析 world(世界)是独一无二的东西,前面要加定冠词the。同样,在sun, moon, earth, sky等名词前也要加the。
误 Where in world did you find that hat?
正 Where in the world did you find that hat?
析 in the world表示“究竟”,是固定搭配,这里的the不能省去。