动词 allow 用法

1. allow (doing) sth 允许(做)某事。如:

The facts allow no other explanation. 事实不允许有其他的解释。

We don’t allow eating in the classrooms. (我们)不允许在教室吃饭。

注:有时用于被动语态。如:

Dogs are not allowed. 狗不得入内。

Smoking is not allowed here. 此处不准吸烟。

2. allow sb sth 给予某人某物(尤指钱或时间);让某人有(拥用或带有)某物。如:

He allows his son too much money. 他给他儿子的钱太多。

We’ll allow you time to answer. 我们将给回答的时间。

I will allow you 10% off the price if you pay now. 如果你现在付款,我可以给你打九折。

We allow passengers one item of hand luggage each. 我们允许每个乘客带一件手提行李。

注:有时用于被动语态。如:

I’m not allowed visitors. 我不准有访客。

3. allow for 考虑到,把……考虑进来,体谅。如:

We should allow for every possible delay. 我们考虑到任何可能的延误。

We must allow for his youth. 我们必须体谅他的年轻。

4. allow sb to do sth 允许某人做某事。如:

My parents don’t allow me to go out at night. 我父母不允许我晚上出去。

Her boss doesn’t allow her to use the telephone. 她的老板不允许她使用电话。

注:有时用于被动语态。如:

Passengers are not allowed to smoke. 乘客不准吸烟。