- n. 教练；旅客车厢；长途公车；四轮大马车
- vt. 训练；指导
- vi. 作指导；接受辅导；坐马车旅行
- n. 蔻驰（皮革品牌）
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一种早期的马车，因产于匈牙利Kocs 村而得名。后用于牛津大学俚语义，即把导师比作马 车，帮助学生通过考试。
- coach:  Coach is one of the few English words borrowed from Hungarian. It comes (via French coche and German kutsche) from Hungarian kocsi, an adjective meaning ‘of Kocs’ (Kocs is a village in north-east Hungary, between Budapest and Györ, where carriages, carts, etc were made). In Hungarian the original full form was kocsi szeker ‘cart from Kocs’. The modern sense ‘instructor, trainer’ originated in 19th-century university slang, the notion being that the student was conveyed through the exam by the tutor as if he were riding in a carriage.
- coach (n.)
- 1550s, "large kind of carriage," from Middle French coche (16c.), from German kotsche, from Hungarian kocsi (szekér) "(carriage) of Kocs," village where it was first made. In Hungary, the thing and the name for it date from 15c., and forms are found in most European languages (Spanish and Portuguese coche, Italian cocchino, Dutch koets). Applied to railway cars 1866, American English. Sense of "economy or tourist class" is from 1949. Meaning "instructor/trainer" is c. 1830 Oxford University slang for a tutor who "carries" a student through an exam; athletic sense is 1861.
- coach (v.)
- 1610s, "to convey in a coach," from coach (n.). Meaning "to prepare (someone) for an exam" is from 1849. Related: Coached; coaching.
- 1. We unwisely chose not to go on a coach excursion to Trondheim.
- 2. Any coach worth his salt would do exactly as I did.
- 3. Between plays the coach was talking to the offense in the huddle.
- 4. New York needed little prompting from their coach Bill Parcells.
- 5. Tony Woodcock has joined German amateur team SC Brueck as coach.
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