动词过去式:qualified 过去分词:qualified 现在分词:qualifying 第三人称单数:qualifies
v (pt, pp -fied)
1 [I, Ipr, Tn, Tn.pr, Cn.n/a, Cn.t] ~ (sb) (for/as sth) have or give (sb) the qualities, training, etc that are necessary or suitable (for sth) （使）（某人）具有资格; 给（某人）某种资格; （使）合格
*I won't qualify until next year. 我明年才具备资格.
* Our team has qualified for the semi-final. 我队已有资格进入半决赛.
* A stroll round the garden hardly qualifies as exercise! 在花园转转算不上锻炼!
* The training course qualifies you to be/as a driving instructor. 参加了训练课程就有资格成为[当]驾驶教练.
2 [I, Ipr, It, Tn, Tn.pr, Cn.t] ~ (sb) (for sth) have or give (sb) a legal right (to sth/to do sth) 具有或给（某人）（某种）合法权利
*After three years here you'll qualify for a rise. 你在这里三年就可获加薪.
* Eighteen-year-olds qualify to vote. 年满十八岁者有选举权.
* Residence in the area qualifies you for membership. 只要在本区居住就可入会.
* Your passport qualifies you to receive free medical treatment. 你所持的护照可使你享有免费医疗.
3 [Tn] make (a statement, etc) less general or extreme 使（言语等）不过于笼统或极端
*I feel I must qualify my earlier remarks in case they are misinterpreted. 我觉得我得把我说的话改得具体些, 以免产生误解.
4 [Tn] (grammar) name the qualities of (sth); describe in a particular way 限定; 修饰
*In `the open door', `open' is an adjective qualifying `door'. 在the open door这一词组中, open是修饰door的形容词.
v past tense and past participlequalifiedpresent participlequalifyingthird person singularqualifies
1【have a right】
3【be considered something】
4【give somebody skills/knowledge】
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: French;Origin: qualifier, from Medieval Latin qualificare, from Latin qualis; QUALITY1]
【HAVE A RIGHT】 [I and T]
to have the right to have or do something, or to give someone this right
Free school lunches are given to children who qualify.
You may qualify for unemployment benefit.
qualify sb/sth for sth
Membership qualifies you for a discount on purchases.
【PASS EXAM】 [I]
to pass an examination or finish a course of study that you need in order to do something
I finally qualified as a pilot.
After qualifying, doctors spend at least two years working in hospitals.
【BE CONSIDERED SOMETHING】 [I]
to have all the necessary qualities to be considered to be a particular thing
It doesn't qualify as a date if you bring your children with you.
【GIVE SOMEBODY SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE】 [T]
if something qualifies you to do something, you have the necessary skills, knowledge, ability etc to do it
qualify sb for sth
Fluency in three languages qualifies her for work in the European Parliament.
qualify sb to do sth
The certificate qualifies you to work as a dental assistant.
to reach the necessary standard to enter or continue in a competition or sports event
She qualified for a spot on the U.S. Olympic speed skating team.
【ADD SOMETHING】 [T]
to add to something that has already been said, in order to limit its effect or meaning
Could I just qualify that last statement?
if a word or phrase qualifies another word or phrase, it limits or adds to the meaning of it
1. You wonder if eating a dozen chocolate-chip (碎片) cookies, wearing a house coat until 4, combing your hair at 5, cleaning behind the stove (twice) and crying in a job-agency parking lot qualify as symptoms of stress or maybe loss of self-worth. 你不知道这些情况是否可以归类于因紧张、或许还有失去自身价值所引起的症状：一连吃下十几块巧克力曲奇、下午4点钟还穿着居家便服、5点钟才梳头发、在炉子后面东扫西抹 (两遍），以及在职业介绍所的停车场上哭泣。