['biːɪŋ] or ['biɪŋ]
(noun.) the state or fact of existing; 'a point of view gradually coming into being'; 'laws in existence for centuries'.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Be
(p. pr.) Existing.
(n.) Existence, as opposed to nonexistence; state or sphere of existence.
(n.) That which exists in any form, whether it be material or spiritual, actual or ideal; living existence, as distinguished from a thing without life; as, a human being; spiritual beings.
(n.) Lifetime; mortal existence.
(n.) An abode; a cottage.
(adv.) Since; inasmuch as.
. Existence, subsistence.. Creature, substance, thing.
n. existence: substance: essence: any person or thing existing.—adj. Bē′ing existing present.—adj. Bē′ingless.—n. Bē′ingness.
- Being merely sheltered by others would not promote growth. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- Mr. Wopsle in a comprehensive black cloak, being descried entering at the turnpike, the gravedigger was admonished in a friendly way, Look out! 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- But still the disappointed father held a strong lever; and Fred felt as if he were being banished with a malediction. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- The latter peculiarity took the form of a dislike to being left alone, especially after dark. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- Why, I was afraid of being shot, said Alvanly, very quietly. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- It would be difficult to find a human being less likely to arouse affection. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- He was born in the tenth year of our marriage, just when I had given up all hope of being a father. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- Being delivered into the charge of the ma?tresse, I was led through a long narrow passage into a foreign kitchen, very clean but very strange. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- Still, a person may hesitate about the probability of the son of a king being a philosopher. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Not but what myself and Micawber have our hands pretty full, in general, on account of Mr. Wickfield's being hardly fit for any occupation, sir. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- No my dear lady, in regard to my being employed just now, looking out for work. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- I now take my farewell of your ladyship, and assure you that there's no danger of your ever being waited on by me again. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- Being the most polite of men, he seized the opportunity of assisting the Professor's anatomical amusements on the spot. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- The rods to be welded are placed in clamps C C′, C being connected with one terminal of the secondary conductor S, and the movable clamp C′ with the other. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- As I made my way, so my son must make his; and his being married at present is out of the question. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- A struggle for existence inevitably follows from the high rate at which all organic beings tend to increase. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- Winifred did not notice human beings unless they were like herself, playful and slightly mocking. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- That you and the Maria should make use of what time there is as two human beings. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- I could not see how human beings could enjoy the sufferings of beasts, and often of men, as they seemed to do on these occasions. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- I remembered the ancient fables, in which human beings are described as dissolving away through weeping into ever-gushing fountains. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- Human beings have desires that are far more important than the tools and toys and churches they make to satisfy them. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- Why are not all organic beings blended together in an inextricable chaos? 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- The mines, for him, were primarily great fields to produce bread and plenty for all the hundreds of human beings gathered about them. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- The truth was driven home upon him that political science is a science of human relationship with the human beings left out. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- How did he know, who knew nothing of the customs of human beings? 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- You are one of those beings who must be _kept down_. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- Yet why were these gentle beings unhappy? 玛丽·雪莱. 弗兰肯斯坦.
- Language gives a fuller image, which is all the better for beings vague. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- The real affinities of all organic beings, in contradistinction to their adaptive resemblances, are due to inheritance or community of descent. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- This quality, therefore, consists in the relations of objects to intelligent and rational beings. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.