例句1. the army retreated
Beth, after two or three retreats , fairly got in at the side door
Prograding barfinger sand bodies are overridden by distributary channels as the shoreline retreats
The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.
The steward retreats hastily and finds himself conflicted in the doorway by Betrand de Poulengey
Where light inches forward; darkness retreats .
She had tried to use Chao Hsin-mei to rouse Fang Hung-chien′s courage, but perhaps Fang Hung-chien, like the war news in the newspapers for the last few days, had been “maintaining the present strength through strategic retreats .”
||1:Despite her retreats , she sees herself as a defender of principle.||2:Everything to which Germany has assented has been part of a bargain:peripheral countries get help, but only in exchange for reform.||3:Aid from the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), the ESM′s precursor, is conditional.||4:Greek bail-outs came with crushing demands (which Greece may reject after its election on June 17th).||5:The ideas urged by Francois Hollande, France′s new president, and Mario Monti, Italy′s primeminister, would break her principle, say the Germans.||6:To introduce Eurobonds as a crisis-fighting measure would only encourage less creditworthy countries in their spendthrift ways.||7:Similarly for centralised deposit insurance, which would enlist German banks (and ultimately the state) as guarantors of other countries′ savings.
||1:尽管默克尔有所让步，她仍视自己为原则的卫道士。||2:但凡德国赞成的，都是议价的一部分：外围国家获得救助的前提是，他们要进行改革。||3:ESM的前身，欧洲金融稳定基金（EFSF）的救助款也有附加条件。||4:纾困希腊伴随着一系列严酷的要求，而在6月17日大选后，希腊也有可能予以拒绝。||5:德国方面称，法国新总统奥朗德（Francois Hollande）和意大利总理马里奥（Mario Monti）极力推崇的观点有违默克尔的原则。||6:以欧洲债券作为抗危机措施，只会助长信誉度较低的成员国挥霍无度的气焰。||7:设立中央储蓄保险的目的也亦如此。该储蓄保险会令德国的银行（继而整个德国）成为其他国家储蓄的担保人。
Costs related to the overhaul of its business pushed Deutsche Bank to a 3.2bn euros ($3.5bn) net loss in the second quarter, its biggest quarterly loss in four years. The German bank booked about half of a restructuring charge it will take as it retreats from trading and slashes 18,000 jobs over the next three years.
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The proposed sites for another mooted resort, in Hokkaido, Japan′s northernmost island, are onsen (hot spring) retreats , he points out. “Japanese cuisine and hospitality will win many customers.”
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He hugs his brother one last time, and then retreats behind the line.
Linton dies soon afterwards and, although Hareton tries to be kind to her, she retreats into herself.
gold miners are finding new spots to dig as the ice cap retreats ;
Better still, from the perspective of other interested parties: Once Finkelstein retreats from the throne, King David returns to it.
Monastic retreats , which include meditation, group and solo work, are offered three times a year to all MBA participants at HEC.
Unlike their inexperienced counterparts in Benghazi - who are prone to easily prompted retreats , Misurata′s rebels are hardened fighters.
A few deep gulps of fresh air was all she dared allowherself, and now she retreats to the misery of her stuffy little house.
a lion, mighty among beasts, who retreats before nothing;
Not far from Hong Kong′s skyscrapers lies an cluster of idyllic island retreats
The hermits who go, self-banished, into their rural retreats have as much right to their solitude as we to our society.
While climbing up, don′t forget to look around as well. Along the trail there are many shrines and remains of Dutch weekend retreats .
Climate change is now opening up the Arctic for potential oil and gas exploration as the sea ice retreats .
If he retreats , his authority will be weakened.
If we remember the retreats of the thirties, the desperate farce of “non-intervention” in the Spanish war, we can see what has been gained.
Demand driven by this fear would, logically, taper off if and when the Middle East retreats to its normal level of instability.
sociology retreats from the attempt to outline a general theory of modern society;
As Greenland′s ice retreats , other economic activity will flourish.
As the ice retreats the oil companies want to send the rigs in and drill for the fossil fuels that got us into this mess in the first place.
So advances will be incremental and local retreats inevitable.
Too many retreats take the form of show-and-tell sessions in which operating executives give updates on the progress of key initiatives.
I have helped over 700, 000 people improve their lives through my books, beach retreats , running schools and individual consultations.
1.A decline in the value of shares.
‘a gloomy stock market forecast sent share prices into a rapid _retreat_ ’
‘Market rates were moving higher, stocks were in _retreat_ and then near-debacle struck in auto credit default swaps.’
2.A military musical ceremony carried out at sunset, originating in the playing of drums and bugles to tell soldiers to return to camp for the night.
‘This beating of _retreat_ was later extended to include the whole corps of drums with fifes, pipes or bugles.’
‘In earlier days, fighting would cease at sunset and, following the beating _retreat_ and the band troop, a hymn would be played in honour of those of the regiment who had fallen during the day.’
3.A period or place of seclusion for the purposes of prayer and meditation.
‘the bishop is away on his annual _retreat_ ’
‘before his ordination he went into _retreat_ ’
4.A quiet or secluded place in which one can rest and relax.
‘their country _retreat_ in Ireland’
‘Powerscourt Paddocks should generate interest among families seeking a rural _retreat_ within commuting distance of Dublin.’
5.A signal for a military force to withdraw.
‘the bugle sounded a _retreat_ ’
‘For the moment, none of these players is sounding a _retreat_ .’
6.An act of changing one's mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty.
‘the trade unions made a _retreat_ from their earlier position’
‘Lenin, however, was astute enough to realize that a strategic _retreat_ was required.’
7.An act of moving back or withdrawing.
‘a speedy _retreat_ ’
‘the army was in _retreat_ ’
1.(of an army) withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat.
‘the French _retreated_ in disarray’
‘Throughout the early hours of the battle, the warriors repeated this action in an attempt to collapse Carter’s line and force him to _retreat_ across the river.’
2.(of shares) decline in value.
‘the company reported healthy figures but the shares _retreated_ ’
‘London shares _retreated_ in a week that saw oil prices surge to a new record high of more than $54 a barrel.’
3.Change one's mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty.
‘his proposals were clearly unreasonable and he was forced to _retreat_ ’
‘The government should not _retreat_ in the face of striking workers using force.’
4.Move (a piece) back from a forward or threatened position on the board.
‘Black’s next move intends to _retreat_ the queen to h6 if necessary, seeking to relieve some pressure through a queen trade.’
‘Black could safely _retreat_ the knight, but the king move brings the game to a crisis.’
5.Move back or withdraw.
‘it becomes so hot that the lizards _retreat_ into the shade’
‘the ice _retreated_ during warmer periods called interglacials’
6.Withdraw to a quiet or secluded place.
‘after the funeral he _retreated_ to Scotland’
‘As he got older, he _retreated_ from the public eye, spent his days in quiet solitary devotion and scholarly study.’
独上高台望四海 手揽云月傍天飞， 落叶重重已十月 归鸟凄凄啼心扉。