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[Tn, Tf, Tt, Cn.a usu passive 通常用於被动语态, Cn.t usu passive 通常用於被动语态, Dn.n, Dn.pr] ~ sth (to sb) promise sth with certainty (to sb) (向某人)担保某事物; 保证: We cannot guarantee the punctual arrival of trains in foggy weather. 我们不能保证火车在雾天正点到达. * I can guarantee it's true I saw it myself. 我能保证那是真的--我亲眼看见的. * We guarantee to deliver within a week. 我们保证一周内送到. * This food is guaranteed additive-free, ie The manufacturer officially promises that it contains no additives. 该食品保证不含添加剂. * We guarantee you delivery within one day. 我们担保你在一日内收到.
[Tn, Tf, Tt] undertake to be legally responsible for (sth/doing sth) 承诺对(某事[做某事])负法律责任; 保证; 担保: guarantee sb's debts/the payment of sb's debts 为某人的债务作保[担保某人偿还债务] * guarantee that the debts will be paid 保证付清债务 * guarantee to pay debts 保证还债.
[Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (against sth) undertake to pay the cost of repairs resulting from a fault in (an article which has been bought) 承担(所购物品)的修理费: a clock guaranteed for one year against mechanical failure or faulty workmanship 对机械故障或制造缺陷有一年保修的钟.
[Tn] make (an event) likely to happen 使(事情)很可能发生: His turning up will guarantee the success of the meeting. 他一出席, 会议便成功在望.
(idm 习语) be guaranteed to do sth (infml ironic 口, 反语) be certain to do sth 必定做某事; 准做某事: It's guaranteed to rain when you want to go out. 你想出门, 天准下雨.