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tell time
English: tell time
Chinese: 报时
Examples:
1. A water clock was another way to tell time.
水钟又是一种计时的方法。
2. He cannot tell time yet.
他还看不懂时间。
3. His son is too little to tell time.
他儿子还太小不会看钟。
4. It could function as a testimonial to both the owner's ability to tell time and the fact that he was on his way up the social ladder.
这样的表有两种作用——证明佩戴者有能力告诉别人时间,也表明他社会地位的提高。
5. It had wooden puppets to beat a drum to announce a quarter, to ring a hand-bell to mark an hour, hang out a plate to tell time every other hour and to beat a large bell to mark the watches in the night.
水运仪象台的计时机械部分可以按时刻使木偶出来击鼓报刻,摇铃报时,示牌报告子、丑、寅、卯十二个时辰,击钲报更等。
6. Talk about public transportation, make vacation plans, tell time and learn the days of the week.
谈论公共交通工具,制定一个度假计划,说出时间和一周内每天的名称。
7. Tell time; give the time
看钟;报时;确知时间
8. The child doesn't know how to tell time.
这小孩不会看钟表缮。
9. To find out how the bees manage to tell time,an unusual experiment was carried out four years ago.
为了研究蜜蜂如何辨别时间,四年前进行了一项不寻常的实验。
10. While inside the building they tell time by 4, 200 clocks,
这座建筑里有4200个钟,