n (pl crises/ 5kraIsi:z; `kraIsiz/) [C, U] time of great difficulty or danger; decisive moment in illness, life, history, etc 危机; （疾病、生命、历史等的）决定性时刻
*a financial, political, domestic, etc crisis 财政、政治、国内等危机
* come to/reach a crisis 陷入危机
* In times of crisis it's good to have a friend to turn to. 危难时好在有朋友可以投奔.
* a government in crisis, ie going through a difficult period 危机中的政府
* The fever passed its crisis, ie its most dangerous point. 发烧已过了危险期.
* [attrib 作定语] The Government is holding crisis talks with the unions. 政府正与工会组织举行解决危机的会谈.
1. Economic crisis is the inevitable outcome of the capitalist system. 经济危机是资本主义制度的必然结果。
2. War is a crisis. 战争是一种危机。
3. There can´t be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full. 下星期不可能有危机,因为我的日程已经排满了。
4. These lessons are not the only solutions to the crisis but until there is a cure for AIDS, education represents the only safe measure to guard against the virus. 这些经验不是解决艾滋病危机的惟一方法，但在找到治疗艾滋病的方法之前，教育不失为预防感染艾滋病毒的惟一安全的措施。
5. The original garbage crisis occurred when people first settled down to farm and could no longer leave their places after their garbage grew too deep. 最早的垃圾危机发生在人类首次定居并开始农耕时，由于垃圾堆积过多，人们无法离开他们的住地。
6. His handling of the crisis attested to his strength of character. 他对危机的处理证明了他性格坚强.
7. Hers was the most extreme crisis I'd ever confronted, and at first I was terribly afraid. 她的问题是我所遇到的最难的一个，而且一开始我还非常害怕。
8. All this would reduce profits and precipitate an economic crisis. 所有这一切会降低利润并引起经济危机。
9. You learn to cultivate the callers who increase your average as they take you through long stories of crisis and loneliness. 你得学会培养电话来访人，因为正是他们向你倾诉他们的危机和孤独时，那冗长的故事才能增加你的平均通话长度。