['meɪkɪŋ] or ['mekɪŋ]
(noun.) (usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something; 'the recipe listed all the makings for a chocolate cake'.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Make
(n.) The act of one who makes; workmanship; fabrication; construction; as, this is cloth of your own making; the making of peace or war was in his power.
(n.) Composition, or structure.
(n.) a poem.
(n.) That which establishes or places in a desirable state or condition; the material of which something may be made; as, early misfortune was the making of him.
(n.) External appearance; from.
Composition, constitution, formation.
- Won't you say yes--I will devote my life to making you very happy. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- A constitution of the Japanese type came into existence in 1909, making China a limited monarchy. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- The stranger insisted on making Mr. Godfrey precede him; Mr. Godfrey said a few civil words; they bowed, and parted in the street. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- He's good enough for the occasion: when the people have made up their mind as they are making it up now, they don't want a man--they only want a vote. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- I think it would be advisable in making the change to leave Hancock where he is until Warren passes him. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- Presently, without preface or prelude, she said, almost in the tone of one making an accusation, Meess, in England you were a governess? 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- The Peruvians also got to making maps and the use of counting-frames. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- See him busied at the work he likes best--making marriages. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- I can do dress-making very well; and I understand fine washing and ironing; and between us we can find something to live on. 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- Sherman paid no attention at all to the overture, but pushed forward and took the town without making any conditions whatever with its citizens. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- The Colonel had his office full of people, mostly from the neighboring States of Missouri and Kentucky, making complaints or asking favors. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- It is a poor form of social service that would exhaust the resources of science and philanthropy to care for the former without making any special provision fo r the latter. 李贝. 西洋科学史.
- They teach at one time that men act from class interests: but they devote an enormous amount of energy to making men conscious of their class. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- Poririer, a Frenchman, invented a machine for making match boxes of pasteboard. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- But how many generations of the women who had gone to her making had descended bandaged to the family vault? 伊迪丝·华顿. 纯真年代.
- Thou and thy vagabonds shall crown the wedding with thy merry-makings. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.