- [C]护士 person, usually female, trained to help a doctor to look after the sick or injured
- [C]保育员; 保姆 woman or girl employed to look after babies or small children
- vt. & vi. 护理 give special care to
- vt. & vi. 喂,吃奶 breast
- vt. 抱,持 hold carefully and lovingly
- vt. 心存,心怀 foster in mind
one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
a woman who is the custodian of children
try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury;
"He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"
maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings);
"bear a grudge"
"entertain interesting notions"
"harbor a resentment"
serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people
"He nursed his injured back by lying in bed several hours every afternoon"
"He nursed the flowers in his garden and fertilized them regularly"
give suck to;
"The wetnurse suckled the infant"
"You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
- A nurse came to put on a clean dressing for him.
- The nurse diluted the drug with saline water.
- The nurse is preparing the child to go to hospital.
- We'll have to put the baby to nurse.
- You need a housekeeper to nurse your property.
- This disease is very hard to nurse.
- He insisted on staying up to nurse the child.
- Each nurse also devotes two evenings a week to studying medical literature in her field.
- There was a shortage of trained nurses.
- The sick children are well taken care of by the doctors and nurses.
- The nurse took the children who were in her charge for a walk.
- The nurses see to it that the children are fed and dressed.
- Mother puts the baby in the charge of Nurse while she is out.
- The nurses in the kindergarten never lose their temper even if the children are very naughty.
- The nurse coaxed a smile from the baby.
- Put the child to nurse.
- When the time comes, the cocoons are torn open by the ant nurses.
- The child did not nurse after he was three months old.
- She spent some time nursing during the war in a military hospital.
- He was ill for some days, and his wife nursed him kindly.
- He threw an arm round my shoulder and nursed me step by step forward.
- There were three men to nurse me.
- Mothers now have eight weeks off from work to nurse their new-born babies.
- I don't know how she managed to knit while nursing the baby.
- The mother cat refused to nurse her kittens.
- He nurses his tomato plants carefully.
- He's been nursing young plants.
- This coal will see you through if you nurse it right.
- I stayed in and nursed my cold.
- The two nations still nursed scars of the war they had fought in the Middle East.
- She nursed a hope that she would succeed.
- We sat very quiet, not speaking at all, each nursing his own fears and excitements.
- They were both nursed in a same town.
- Now the young generation is nursed in luxury.
- The performer, if properly nursed, would make good in a couple of years.
- nurse along (v.+adv.)
〈非正〉使稳步向前 cause (sth) to advance steadily
- nurse back (v.+adv.)
护理…至… care sb/sth to recover
nurse sb/sth back to health
She nursed the sick boy back to health.
- nurse by (v.+prep.)
以…治疗 cure sth by doing sth
nurse sth by v-ing
He nursed his sore arm by using it very little.
She nursed a bad cold by going to bed.
- nurse through (v.+prep.)
帮助…克服 give (sb) help in succeeding in a difficulty
- ask a nurse 问护士
- call a nurse 唤护士
- train a nurse 培训护士
- employ a nurse 雇用保姆
- chief nurse 护士长
- experienced nurse 有经验的护士
- general-duty nurse 值班护士
- industrial nurse 职业保健护士
- male nurse 男护士
- practical nurse 未经正式训练但有实际经验的护士
- professional nurse 专职护士
- trained nurse 经过护士学校训练的护士
- young nurse 年轻的护士
- dry nurse 保姆
- wet nurse 乳母,奶娘
- community nurse 〈美〉社区护士
- graduate nurse 经过护士学校训练的护士
- head nurse 护士长
- hospital nurse 医院的护士
- night nurse 夜勤护士
- school nurse 在校护士
- student nurse 实习护士
- nurses' school 护士学校
- at nurse 在保姆领养中
- nurse a baby 给孩子喂奶
- nurse the garden 管理花园
- nurse affectionately 一往情深地护理
- nurse carefully 细心地护理
- nurse devotedly 忠诚地照料
- nurse kindly 体贴地护理
- nurse sympathetically 有同情心地护理
- nurse along 小心地驾驶,使稳步前进
- nurse sb back to health 护理某人使之恢复健康
- nurse a grudge against sb 对某人怀恨在心
- nurse at one's mother's breasts 吃母亲的奶
- nurse by 以…治疗
- nurse embers into flame 使余烬复燃
- nurse sb through an illness 护理某人至病愈
Time is the nurse and breeder of all good.出自：Two Gentlemen of Verona , Shakespeare
Sydney was determined to nurse the baby herself.出自： S. Hastings
- 汉语中的“保姆”,英语通常称dry nurse; 汉语中的“奶妈”,英语通常称wet nurse。
- nurse可用作及物动词,也可用作不及物动词。用作及物动词时,接名词或代词作宾语; 用作不及物动词时,主动形式有时有被动意义。
- nurse, cherish, cultivate, foster, nurture
- 这组词都可表示“照料或培育某人或某事”。其区别在于:nurse通常指养育婴儿或幼兽或照料无力自顾的病人; cherish着重指抚育或爱护; cultivate则指培养某种理想中的事物或感情; foster指鼓励、扶植或促进某事物的增长和发展; nurture则强调对后来发展起决定作用的教养或训练。例如:
- All her time goes into nursing her old father.她的全部时间都用来看护她的老父亲。
- They have cherished the child as one of their own.他们把这个小孩当作自己的亲生子女来抚养。
- He cultivates an appreciation of abstract art.他培养对抽象艺术的鉴赏力。
- The mother tried to foster her son's interest in music by taking him to concerts when he was young.母亲设法培养儿子对音乐的兴趣,在他很小的时候就带他去参加音乐会。
- Nurture your mind with good reading.以优秀的读物来发展你的心智。
- nurse sb in an illness
- nurse sb through an illness
- ☆ 直接源自古法语的norrice，意为养母；最初源自晚期拉丁语的nutricia，意为护士。