20190815 robust

1. 这是个什么词?


英英释义:a robust system, organization etc is strong and not likely to have problems

例句:China's economy has begun to slow after years of robust growth.

2. 为什么选这个词?

“robust”是形容词,有多个意思,我们今天学习它表示“强劲的、坚固的、健康的”的用法。很多人其实很早就见过这个词了,矿泉水品牌“乐百氏”的英文名就是 Robust。我们可以用 robust 来替换 strong,在口语和写作中都可以使用。下面我们通过几个例子掌握它的用法。


China's economy has begun to slow after years of robust growth.

在纳德拉接任微软 CEO 后,微软开始恢复强劲的增长,可以说:

After Mr Nadella took the helm of Microsoft, the company started to restore robust growth.


The country's robust political system ensures smooth transition of power.


1)Retail sales were also robust, rising 9.8% in June compared with a year earlier, up from 8.6% in May.

2)Even the world’s oil colossus, Saudi Aramco, is making a bet on petrochemicals and refining, demand for which should remain robust even if a global carbon price one day depressed that for crude.

3)When Mr Bolsonaro took office in January investors thought he might let Mr Guedes, a free marketeer, reform the unaffordable pensions system, liberalise the economy and restore robust growth.

4) Between 2010 and 2018 two of the three fastest-growing metro areas in America were in Texas: greater Dallas and Houston each gained more than 1m people. The state has a robust oil and gas industry and has succeeded in diversifying its economy.

3. 怎样学会使用这个词?

1)翻译下面的句子: 班加罗尔(Bangalore)有一个非常健康的 IT 产业。

Bangalore is home to a robust IT industry.

(参考翻译:Bangalore has a robust IT industry. 或 Bangalore boasts a robust IT industry. 或 Bangalore is home to a robust IT industry.)


例子: 国家的医疗体系非常健康,这确保了民众的健康。

场景:The country’s robust medical system ensures people’s health.