commute

英 [kə'mjuːt] 美 [kə'mjʊt]
  • vt. 减刑;交换;用……交换;使……变成
  • vi. 通勤;代偿
  • n. 通勤(口语)
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commute 通勤往返,代偿

com-, 强调。-mut, 改变,交换,词源同move, mutable. 通常指固定往返于两地的人。

commute (v.)
mid-15c., "to change, transform," from Latin commutare "to often change, to change altogether," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + mutare "to change" (see mutable). Sense of "make less severe" is 1630s. Sense of "go back and forth to work" is 1889, from commutation ticket "season pass" (on a railroad, streetcar line, etc.), from commute in its sense of "to change one kind of payment into another" (1795), especially "to combine a number of payments into a single one." Related: Commuted; commuting.
1. The average Los Angeles commute is over 60 miles a day.
洛杉矶的平均上下班路程为每天60多英里。

来自柯林斯例句

2. He's going to commute.
他打算乘长途车往返上下班。

来自柯林斯例句

3. We chose to live out of town and commute to work every day.
我们决意住在城外,每天赶路上班.

来自《简明英汉词典》

4. There's nothing quite like a real train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute.
没有什么能象一位现实中的火车售票员那样为日常的上下班交通线增加些色彩.

来自《简明英汉词典》

5. I spend much less time on my commute to work now.
我现在工作的往返时间要节省好多.

来自超越目标英语 第3册

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