except in the passive
恰当的大小 / 类型
not used in the progressive tenses
to be the right shape and size for sb/sth
I tried the dress on but it didn't fit.
That jacket fits well.
a close-fitting dress
I can't find clothes to fit me.
The key doesn't fit the lock.
to be of the right size, type or number to go somewhere
I'd like to have a desk in the room but it won't fit.
All the kids will fit in the back of the car.
to put clothes on sb and make them the right size and shape
I'm going to be fitted for my wedding dress today.
put sth somewhere
to put or fix sth somewhere
They fitted a smoke alarm to the ceiling.
The rooms were all fitted with smoke alarms.
to put or join sth in the right place
The glass fits on top of the jug to form a lid.
How do these two parts fit together ?
We fitted together the pieces of the puzzle.
not used in the progressive tenses
to agree with, match or be suitable for sth; to make sth do this
Something doesn't quite fit here.
His pictures don't fit into any category.
The facts certainly fit your theory.
The punishment ought to fit the crime.
We should fit the punishment to the crime.
to make sb/sth suitable for a particular job
His experience fitted him perfectly for the job.
His experience fitted him to do the job.
to be the perfect size or shape for sb
to be what is needed in a particular situation or for a particular purpose
On paper, several of the applicants fit the bill.
if you feel that a remark applies to you, you should accept it and take it as a warning or criticism
I didn't actually say that you were lazy, but if the cap fits…
used to say that sb will not get a particular job or position because they do not have the appearance, personality, etc. that the employer wants, even when this should not be important
It doesn't matter how well qualified you are, if your face doesn't fit, you don't stand a chance.
to find time to see sb or to do sth
I'll try and fit you in after lunch.
I had to fit ten appointments into one morning.
to find or have enough space for sb/sth in a place
We can't fit in any more chairs.
to live, work, etc. in an easy and natural way with sb/sth
He's never done this type of work before; I'm not sure how he'll fit in with the other people.
Where do I fit in?
Do these plans fit in with your arrangements?
to supply sb/sth with all the equipment, clothes, food, etc. they need
to fit out a ship before a long voyage
The room has been fitted out with a stove and a sink.
to make it look as if sb is guilty of a crime they have not committed
I didn't do it─I've been fitted up!
healthy and strong, especially because you do regular physical exercise
Top athletes have to be very fit.
He won't be fit to play in the match on Saturday.
She tries to keep fit by jogging every day.
He's had a bad cold and isn't fit enough for work yet.
I feel really fighting fit (= very healthy and full of energy) .
The government aims to make British industry leaner and fitter (= employing fewer people and with lower costs) .
suitable; of the right quality; with the right qualities or skills
The food was not fit for human consumption.
It was a meal fit for a king (= of very good quality) .
Your car isn't fit to be on the road!
The children seem to think I'm only fit for cooking and washing!
He's so angry he's in no fit state to see anyone.
This is not a fit place for you to live.
ready or likely to do sth extreme
They worked until they were fit to drop (= so tired that they were likely to fall down) .
I've eaten so much I'm fit to burst .
She was laughing fit to burst (= very much) .
in very good physical condition
to consider it right or acceptable to do sth; to decide or choose to do sth
You must do as you think fit (= but I don't agree with your decision) .
The newspaper did not see fit to publish my letter (= and I criticize it for that) .
the principle that only the people or things that are best adapted to their surroundings will continue to exist
a sudden attack of an illness, such as epilepsy , in which sb becomes unconscious and their body may make violent movements
to have an epileptic fit
Her fits are now controlled by drugs.
a sudden short period of coughing or of laughing, that you cannot control
a fit of coughing
He had us all in fits (of laughter) with his jokes.
of strong feeling
a short period of very strong feeling
一阵愤怒 / 狂怒 / 怒火 / 恼怒之下采取行动
to act in a fit of anger/rage/temper/pique
often with an adjective
the way that sth, especially a piece of clothing, fits
很 / 不合身；贴身；完全合身
a good/bad/close/perfect fit
the way that two things match each other or are suitable for each other
We need to work out the best fit between the staff required and the staff available.
frequently starting and stopping again; not continuously
Because of other commitments I can only write my book in fits and starts.
to be very shocked, upset or angry
Your mother would have a fit if she knew you'd been drinking!
These words all describe sb who is not ill and is in good health.
[not usually before noun] ( rather informal ) in good health
I'm not feeling very well.
Is he well enough to travel?
Well is used especially to talk about your own health, to ask sb about their health or to make a comment on it.
[not before noun] ( rather informal ) not feeling ill; not injured
Are you feeling all right?
[not before noun] ( informal ) not feeling ill; not injured
She says she's OK now, and will be back at work tomorrow.
all right or ok?
These words are slightly less positive than the other words in this group. They are both used in spoken English to talk about not actually being ill or injured, rather than being positively in good health. Both are rather informal but OK is slightly more informal than all right .
[not before noun] (not used in negative statements) ( rather informal ) completely well
‘How are you?’ ‘Fine, thanks.’
Fine is used especially to talk about your health, especially when sb asks you how you are. It is also used to talk about sb's health when you are talking to sb else. Unlike well it is not often used to ask sb about their health or make a comment on it.
in good health and not likely to become ill
Keep healthy by exercising regularly.
in good health and not suffering from an illness
After a few weeks she was feeling stronger.
Strong is often used to talk about becoming healthy again after an illness.
( especially BrE ) in good physical health, especially because you take regular physical exercise
I go swimming every day in order to keep fit.
a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
- a burst of applause
- a fit of housecleaning
the manner in which something fits
- I admired the fit of her coat
a sudden uncontrollable attack
- a paroxysm of giggling
- a fit of coughing
- convulsions of laughter
a display of bad temper
- he had a fit
- she threw a tantrum
- he made a scene
insert or adjust several objects or people
- Can you fit the toy into the box?
- This man can't fit himself into our work environment
- fit a dress
- He fitted other pieces of paper to his cut-out
make correspond or harmonize
- Match my sweater
provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
- The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities
近义词: equip,fit out,outfit
be compatible, similar or consistent;coincide in their characteristics
- The two stories don't agree in many details
- The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
- The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun
be the right size or shape;fit correctly or as desired
- This piece won't fit into the puzzle
satisfy a condition or restriction
- Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
近义词: meet,conform to
be agreeable or acceptable to
- This suits my needs
conform to some shape or size
- How does this shirt fit?
physically and mentally sound or healthy
- felt relaxed and fit after their holiday
- keeps fit with diet and exercise
meeting adequate standards for a purpose
- a fit subject for discussion
- it is fit and proper that you be there
- water fit to drink
- fit for duty
- do as you see fit to