¬1 be absorbed in 专心致力于 He pretends to be absorbed in listening.
Mary was absorbed in thought.
2 be abundant in …富于，…丰富 The country is abundant in natural resources
3 by accident 偶然 Columbus discovered America by accident
4 access (to) （不可数） 进入…的道路，通路；
能接近，进入，了解或使用 There is no access to the house from the main road.
Students have access to the library during the vacation.
5 in accordance with 与…一致；按照，根据 We’ve punished the criminal in accordance with the law.
6 account for 说明(原因等)；解释 How do you account for that?
7 on account of 因为，由于 The match was postponed on account of the weather。
8 on no account 决不 On no account should we give up the plan。
9 take into account 考虑；重视 We should take into account the proposals of our parents and vice versa（反之亦然）.
10 aaccuse sb. of sth. 控告(某人某事) He is accused of stealing. They falsely accused him of being a thief. 他们赖他偷东西。
11 be accustomed to 习惯于 He is accustomed to loneliness.
I have got accustomed to queuing
12 be acquainted with 开始认识；开始了解 When did you become acquainted with him?
He is acquainted with French.
13 act for 代理 Please act for me during my absence.
14 act on 按照…而行动 You must act on his advice.
15 act out 演出 The children started to act out the new play.
16 take action 采取行动；提出诉讼 He suggested that we seize the chance to take action. He is considering taking legal action against the hospital.
17 adapt to 适应 Someone is unable to adapt to their circumstances.
18 add up 加算，合计 The numbers wouldn't add up. 这些数目加起来与总数不符 Add up these figures, please.
19 add up to 合计达，总计是 The bills add up to exactly $100.
20 be addicted to 上瘾；
入迷 He became addicted to drugs at the age of thirteen.
Her son is addicted to computer games.
21 in addition 另外 In addition, there are five problems.
22 in addition to 除…之外(还有) In addition to French, he has to study Japanese.
23 be adequate for 足以
适合 The plan was adequate for the purpose. 这计划足以达到这一目的。This is a solution adequate for the problem. 这是解决这个问题的适当办法。
24 adhere to 粘附在…上；
坚持 Mud adhered to our shoes.
She adhered to her plan to leave early.
25 admit of 容许有，有…余地 These regulations admit of no exception.
26 in advance 在前面；预先 They commanded us to pay in advance.
27 in advance of 在…的前面；超过 They walked in advance of the president.
28 take advantage of 趁…之机，利用 They often took advantage of his lack of experience.
29 afford to (买)得起(某物) There are still some people who cannot afford to go to school. No country can afford to neglect education.
30 for ages 长期 He said he had been waiting for ages.
31 go ahead 前进；干吧 The man went ahead against the hurricane.
32 go against 不利于；
违反 What they have done goes against us.
He would not go against his parents’ wishes.
His thinking goes against all logic.
33 aim for 力争…，针对 We should aim for the best results
34 be alike to 与…相同，与…相似 All music is alike to him, ie He cannot tell one kind from another. 各种音乐在他听来全都一样（他辨别不出音乐的种类）。
35 all but/nearly/almost 几乎，差一点 He was all but killed.他几乎被打死。
36 all in all 总的说来；头等重要的 All in all, you are right. 总之，你是对的。
Painting became his all in all. 绘画成了他的一切。
37 all out 竭尽全力 We must go all out. 我们必须鼓足干劲。
38 allow for 考虑到，估计到；体谅 We should allow for unexpected difficulty.
39 allow of 容许(有…)，容得 The river is too deep to allow of swimming.
40 leave alone 听其自然，不要去管 Leave her alone. 别管（惹）她。
She didn’t want to be left alone. 她不愿一个人待着。
41 along with 同…一道(一起) Come along (with me), boys! 孩子们，跟我来。
42 amount to 总共达到；
实际上是 My savings amount to $2000.
His words amounted to a threat.
43 and all that 诸如此类 He sells fruits, candies, toys, cigars, and all that.
44 answer for 对…负责； You must answer for your actions.
You will have to answer for your behavior one day.
45 at any rate 不管怎样，反正 At any rate the tasst be fulfilled.
46 if any 若有的话 Few, if any, will survive there. 只有很少的人会在那里幸存，如果可能的话。What，if any，is your religion? 你有任何宗教信仰吗？是什么？
47 anything but 除…以外任何事(物) He is anything but handsome. 他并不英俊。
He is anything but a liar. 他决不是个撒谎的人。
48 apart/aside from 除…之外(还) I have finished apart from the last questions. 除了最后一道题，我全做完了。Apart from the house in London, they also have a villa in Spain.他们在伦敦有一座房子，此外在西班牙还有一座别墅。
49 appeal to 上诉 Her argument appealed to me.她的论据引起了我的兴趣。He appealed to a higher court.他向上级法院上诉。
50 make an appeal to sb 向某人提出呼吁；上诉 The girl’s family have made a public appeal for help to try to catch her killer.
51 apply for 提出申请(或要求等) Have you applied for your passport？He has applied to the bank for a loan. 他已向银行申请贷款。
¬¬52 apply sth to sth 把…应用于 What I am saying applies only to some of you.
The word “unexciting” could never be applied to her novels. “乏味”这个词绝对和她的小说沾不上边。
53 apply oneself to 致力于 You would pass your exams if you applied yourself to reviewing your lessons.
54 approve of 赞成，满意 I approve of using the method of voting.