1 ~ (for sth) set of instructions for preparing a food dish, including the ingredients required 烹饪法; 食谱
*[attrib 作定语] recipe books, cards 烹饪书、食谱卡片.
2 ~ for sth (fig 比喻) method of achieving sth 方法; 秘诀; 诀窍
*What is your recipe for success? 你取得成功有什么窍门?
* His plans are a recipe for (ie are likely to lead to) disaster. 他的计画後患无穷.
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin;Origin:'take!', from recipere; RECEIVE]
a set of instructions for cooking a particular type of food
a recipe for tomato soup
a recipe book
be a recipe for sth
to be likely to cause a particular result, often a bad one
She said that five small boys on skis was a recipe for disaster , not a holiday.
1. He thinks hard work is a recipe for success. 他认为成功的诀窍在于勤奋。
2. I asked,but he said he couldn´t tell me the recipe because it was esoteric. 我问了, 但是他说他不能告诉我那药方, 因为那是秘传的.