英 [aɪˈdɪə] 美 [aɪˈdi:ə]
名词 主意，想法; [哲]理念，观念; [乐]乐句; 模糊想法
1. He is full of ideas.
2. My letter will convey some idea of my mode of life.
3. He destroyed feudal ideas in literature.
4. She'll have her own ideas about that.
5. I had no idea about that.
An idea is a plan, suggestion, or possible course of action.
e.g. It's a good idea to plan ahead…
e.g. I really like the idea of helping people…
An idea is an opinion or belief about what something is like or should be like.
e.g. Some of his ideas about democracy are entirely his own.
e.g. …the idea that reading too many books ruins your eyes…
If someone gives you an idea of something, they give you information about it without being very exact or giving a lot of detail.
e.g. This table will give you some idea of how levels of ability can be measured…
e.g. Could you give us an idea of the range of complaints you've been receiving?…
If you have an idea of something, you know about it to some extent.
e.g. By the end of the week you will have a clear idea of what your eating habits are…
e.g. No one has any real idea how much the company will make next year.
A：Don’t you think it might be a good idea to hold the party outside?
B：I don’t think so.
A：How about going to a concert?
B：That suits me fine.
A：What time is it, Tom?
B：Just a minute. It’s ten to nine by my watch.
A：Is it? I had no idea it was so late. I must be off now.
B：What’s the hurry?
A：I must catch the nine-thirty train.