apartment

英 [əˈpɑːt.mənt]      美 [əˈpɑːrt.mənt]
  • n. 公寓;房间
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apartment 公寓,套间

apart,分开,-ment,名词后缀。

apartment (n.)
1640s, "private rooms for the use of one person within a house," from French appartement (16c.), from Italian appartimento, literally "a separated place," from appartere "to separate," from a "to" (see ad-) + parte "side, place," from Latin partem (see part (n.)). Sense of "set of private rooms in a building entirely of these" (the U.S. equivalent of British flat) is first attested 1874.
1. She went directly to Simon's apartment and knocked on the door.
她直奔西蒙的房间,敲了敲门。
2. Gerome tried to talk her into taking an apartment in Paris.
杰罗姆试图说服她在巴黎买一套公寓。
3. Stevens wrote him a note asking him to come to his apartment.
史蒂文斯给他写了张便条,请他去自己的公寓。
4. The high and low-rise apartment blocks built in the 1960s are crumbling.
20世纪60年代建造的高低不一的公寓楼群正在逐渐破损坍塌。
5. It would never do to have Henry there in her apartment.
亨利呆在她的公寓里怎么也不合适。