形容词:congratulatory 名词:congratulator 动词过去式:congratulated 过去分词:congratulated 现在分词:congratulating 第三人称单数:congratulates
v [Tn, Tn.pr]
1 ~ sb (on sth) tell sb that one is pleased about his good fortune or achievements 祝贺; 庆贺; 道喜
*congratulate sb on his marriage, new job, good exam results, etc 祝贺某人结婚、找到新工作、考试成绩优良等.
2 ~ oneself (on/upon (doing) sth) consider oneself fortunate or successful; be proud (of sth) 认为自己幸运或成功; （为某事物而）自鸣得意
*You can congratulate yourself on having done a good job. 你的工作做得很出色, 你应该感到自豪.
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin;Origin: , past participle of congratulari 'to wish happiness', from com- ( COM-) + gratus 'pleasing']
to tell someone that you are happy because they have achieved something or because something nice has happened to them
He never even stopped to congratulate me.
congratulate sb on sth
She congratulated me warmly on my exam results.
congratulate sb for (doing) sth
All three are to be congratulated for doing so well.
congratulate yourself (on sth)
to feel pleased and proud of yourself because you have achieved something or something good has happened to you
I congratulated myself on my good fortune.
>congratulatory [kən,grætʃʊ'leɪtəri (US) -'grætʃʊlətɔːri/
1. I must really congratulate you, Miss Dietrich. 迪特里希小姐，我真应该向你祝贺。