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2014/08/11

collect

久しぶりにTOEICのリスニングの勉強をしたら、collect「受け取る」の意味が分からず悩んでしまいました。
かなり基本的な単語だと思いますが。。
辞書を引いたので忘れないようにメモしておきます。
よく考えたら「コレクション→集める」や「コレクトコール」から分かりそうなものですが、頭が固くなっています。
あとcorrectとも混同していた気がします。。

LONGMANより引用

collect

[verb]

1) bring together
to get things of the same type from different places and bring them together

2) keep objects
to get and keep objects of the same type, because you think they are attractive or interesting

3) rent/debts/taxes
to get money that you are owed

4) money to help people
to ask people to give you money or goods for an organization that helps people

5) increase in amount
if something collects in a place, or you collect it there, it gradually increases in amount

6) win something
to receive something because you have won a race, game etc

7) collect yourself/collect your thoughts
to make an effort to remain calm and think clearly and carefully about something

8) take somebody/something from a place [especially British English]
to come to a particular place in order to take someone or something away [= pick up American English]

例:Martin's gone to collect the children from school.
例:I've got to go and collect the book I ordered from the library. ★ この使われ方で出てきました。

9) crowd
[formal] to come together gradually to form a group of people

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correct

[adjective]

1) having no mistakes [= right] [←→ incorrect]

2) suitable and right for a particular situation

3) correct behaviour is formal and polite


[verb]

1) to make something right or to make it work the way it should

2) to show someone that something is wrong, and make it right

3) if a teacher corrects a student's written work, he or she writes marks on it to show the mistakes in it

4) correct me if I'm wrong [spoken]
used when you are not sure that what you are going to say is true or not

5) I stand corrected [formal spoken]
used to admit that something you have said is wrong after someone has told you it is wrong

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