记忆技巧：pro 在前 + port 部分；分开 + ion 表名词 → 按之前的量分开 →〔所占〕比例
1.A large proportion of the dolphins in that area will eventually die
2.The proportion of women in the profession had risen to 17.3%
3.Women's bodies tend to have a higher proportion of fat to water.
4.In the tropics plants grow to huge proportions.
5.You can vary the relative proportions of things in a picture very simply.
1.The painting lacks proportion.
2.His success bore no proportion to his abilities.
3.The proportion of men to women in the population has changed in recent years.
1.We must proportion the power of the two parties.
2.The different parts of the house are well proportioned.
有相同的比值having equal ratios
in proportion to
相对于某事物来说; 与某事物成比例relative to sth
out of proportion
不相称; 不成比例in the wrong relation (to other things)
proportion to (v.+prep.)
量入为出 keep expenditures below income
direct〔inverse〕 proportion 正〔反〕比例
due〔proper〕 proportion 适当的比例
in proportion 相称,恰如其分地,如实地
in proportion to 与…成比例
in perfect proportion 非常匀称
in similar proportion 相似的比例
out of proportion 不成比例,不相称,过分
the proportion of...to … 同…的比例
proportion well 匀称
proportion clumsily 不成比例
proportion equally 成相等比例
proportion massively 成大比例
proportion to the receipts income 量入为出
proportion the punishment to crime 罪与罚相当
1.high schools was made this year, as in years past, according to a single metric, the proportion of students taking college-level exams.
2."Strength, softness and thickness remain the leading indicators of toilet paper quality, with just a small proportion of consumers preferring more luxurious alternatives, such as those with flower patterns or perfume," said mintel analyst Jack Duckett.
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3.The value of a recovery period rises in proportion to the amount of work required of us.
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4.Well, we'd been led to believe that we would encounter a good proportion of this older, thicker, technically multi-year ice that's been around for a few years and just gets thicker and thicker.
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5.According to the report's key findings, the proportion who say they ‘hardly ever' read for fun has gone from 8 percent of 13-year-olds.
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6.In Japan the proportion is 35%.
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7.The Europe Union is now considering legislation to compel corporate boards to maintain a certain proportion of women—up to 60 per cent.
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