adj. 强的; 坚强的; 强烈的; 强壮的
Someone who is strong is healthy with good muscles and can move or carry heavy things, or do hard physical work.
I'm not strong enough to carry him...
I feared I wouldn't be able to control such a strong horse.
Someone who is strong is confident and determined, and is not easily influenced or worried by other people.
He is sharp and manipulative with a strong personality...
It's up to managers to be strong and do what they believe is right...
Strong objects or materials are not easily broken and can support a lot of weight or resist a lot of strain.
The vacuum flask has a strong casing, which won't crack or chip...
Glue the mirror in with a strong adhesive...
A strong wind, current, or other force has a lot of power or speed, and can cause heavy things to move.
Strong winds and torrential rain combined to make conditions terrible for golfers in the Scottish Open...
A fairly strong current seemed to be moving the whole boat...
A strong impression or influence has a great effect on someone.
We're glad if our music makes a strong impression, even if it's a negative one...
There will be a strong incentive to enter into a process of negotiation...
If you have strong opinions on something or express them using strong words, you have extreme or very definite opinions which you are willing to express or defend.
She is known to hold strong views on Cuba...
There has been strong criticism of the military regime...
If someone in authority takes strong action, they act firmly and severely.
The government has said it will take strong action against any further strikes...
He has also said he will have to become a strong President to put things right.
If there is a strong case or argument for something, it is supported by a lot of evidence.
The testimony presented offered a strong case for acquitting her on grounds of self-defense...
The evidence that such investment promotes growth is strong...
If there is a strong possibility or chance that something is true or will happen, it is very likely to be true or to happen.
There is a strong possibility that the cat contracted the condition by eating contaminated pet food.
Your strong points are your best qualities or talents, or the things you are good at.
Discretion is not Jeremy's strong point...
Exports may be the only strong point in the economy over the next six to 12 months...
在接下来的 6 到 12 个月中，出口也许是经济中的唯一亮点。
A strong competitor, candidate, or team is good or likely to succeed.
She was a strong contender for Britain's Olympic team...
Some countries where English is becoming a strong competitor to French, such as Algeria and Senegal, may see an immediate halt to the council's work...
If a relationship or link is strong, it is close and likely to last for a long time.
He felt he had a relationship strong enough to talk frankly to Sarah...
This has tested our marriage, and we have come through it stronger than ever...
A strong currency, economy, or industry has a high value or is very successful.
The US dollar continued its strong performance in Tokyo today...
The local economy is strong and the population is growing...
If something is a strong element or part of something else, it is an important or large part of it.
We are especially encouraged by the strong representation, this year, of women in information technology disciplines...
There is a strong element of truth to each of these explanations.
You can use strong when you are saying how many people there are in a group. For example, if a group is twenty strong, there are twenty people in it.
Ukraine indicated that it would establish its own army, 400,000 strong.
...a 1,000-strong crowd.
有 1,000 多人的人群
A strong drink, chemical, or drug contains a lot of the particular substance which makes it effective.
Strong coffee or tea late at night may cause sleeplessness...
In strong concentrations it can cause nausea and vomiting.
A strong colour, flavour, smell, sound, or light is intense and easily noticed.
As she went past there was a gust of strong perfume...
Strong colours would flatter her pale skin and dark hair...
If someone has a strong accent, they speak in a distinctive way that shows very clearly what country or region they come from.
'Good, Mr Ryle,' he said in English with a strong French accent.
You can say that someone has strong features or a strong face if their face has large, distinctive features.
He had a strong Greek nose and olive-black eyes.
If someone comes on strong, they make their intentions or feelings clear in an excessive or aggressive way.
'I come on strong sometimes. Don't know why.' She was beginning to feel like a bully.
If someone or something is still going strong, they are still alive, in good condition, or popular after a long time.
The old machinery was still going strong.
1. having strength or power greater than average or expected;
2. used of syllables or musical beats
3. not faint or feeble;
4. having or wielding force or authority;
5. having a strong physiological or chemical effect;
6. able to withstand attack;
7. of good quality and condition; solidly built;
8. of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection;
9. having a high alcoholic content;
10. freshly made or left;
11. strong and sure;
healthy, sound, robust, well, strong, vigorous, sturdy, tough, wholesome, fit
come on strong informal 非正式
one's strong point
He is now well over sixty, but is still going strong.
He twisted the three ropes to make one very strong rope.
He has a strong desire to meet you.
She is still going strong on the last lap.
The hay was so well stacked that it kept up even in strong winds.