Equal to与equal in表示的含义完全一致吗?
Twelve inches is equal to one foot. 12英寸等于1英尺。
The duration of light was equal to that of darkness. 灯光一明一暗,间隔相等。
Mr. Smith is a most suitable candidate for such negotiator since his tact and quickness of mind are equal to the occasion. 这样的谈判史密斯先生是最合适的人选,他机智敏捷,随机应变。
Men are born and remain free and equal in rights.
An ostrich egg is equal in volume to 24 chicken eggs.
His powerful mix of serious and humorous work made him hard to be equal in performance.
Look up与 look up to的区别是什么?
But she hugged them to her bosom, and at length she was able to look up with dim eyes and a smile and say："My hair grows so fast, Jim!" --- The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
不过,她依然把发梳搂在胸前,过了好一阵子才抬起泪水迷蒙的双眼,微笑着说："我的头发长得飞快,吉姆!" ---《麦琪的礼物》, 欧·亨利
It would be a waste of time to look up every new word as it comes along.
On my way home, I looked up an old friend of mine.
Inflation is coming down：unemployment is coming down：things are definitely looking up!
Rock stars are really good people to look up to.
I suppose I also looked up to her as somebody beautiful, brilliant--occasionally inspired.
And experts say women will often become the main breadwinners, with more men staying at home to look after children.
The best way to remember is not to look back in sorrow, but to move ahead with determination!
Motor traders are looking forward to a further increase in vehicle sales.
When you look in the mirror, make yourself find at least one good point for every demerit you give. Become aware of your positives.
I thought they would help us. As it was, they just sat there and looked on.
"It wasn't something that I was prepared for." Michelle admitted last week as she looked back on her first year as First Lady.