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收留
Simplified 收留
Traditional 收留
Pin Yin
shou1 liu2
English
  • to offer shelter
  • to have sb in one's care
Examples:
1. 收留文物,那是国家文物局的工作;
Acquisition of artefacts is the task of the National Heritage Board;
2. 鉴于上述这种情况,船长把唐太斯收留在船上,是不无怀疑的。
At first the captain had received Dantès on board with a certain degree of distrust.
3. 收留难民;窝藏逃犯
Harbor refugees;harbor a fugitive.
4. 他没有地方住,所以我收留了他。
He had nowhere to go, so I took him in.
5. 他无家可归, 我们就收留了他.
He was homeless, so we tookhim in.
6. 我不忍心告诉女儿我们不能收留那只小狗.
I didn't have the heart to tell my daughter we couldn't keep the puppy.
7. 我也愿意收留她。
I'd like to keep her, too.
8. 那个好心的老太太主动收留这个无家可归的男孩。
The kind old lady offered to take in the poor homeless boy.
9. 在那里,一对老夫妻收留了她。
There she was taken in by an aged couple.
10. 干嘛不把他们收留下呢?
Why don't you take them in?