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NOTE ON USAGE : There are several verbs relating to the five senses of sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch. . They are often used with the verb can. can. Normally, only the simple tenses are used. . 1 See, smell, hear, taste and feel indicate the experiencing of something through one of the senses *see smell hear taste feel: He saw a light in the window. . * I heard an explosion last night. . * I can smell gas. . 2 These verbs can also indicate somebody's physical ability to perceive with the senses : He can't see, hear, etc very well. . 3 Look, smell, taste, sound and feel are used to describe how somebody or something is experienced through one of the senses, usually in one of these patterns *look smell taste sound feel, : (a) She looks happy, ie She's smiling. . (b) The wine tastes like water, ie It's very weak. . (c) The singer sounds as though she's got a sore throat, ie The sound of her voice suggests that she has a sore throat. . 4 Look, smell, listen, taste, feel can indicate that somebody is making a deliberate effort to perceive something *look smell listen taste feel: (a) `I can't see the spot.' `Well look harder.' `.'`.' (b) `I can't hear any music.' `Listen carefully.' `.'`.' (c) `I can't taste anything.' `Try tasting this.' `.'`.' 5 Feel and look can express the physical or emotional state of a person. *feellook. Here, the continuous tenses can be used : I feel sick,nervous, disappointed, etc. .* He was feeling tired so he didn't come to the party. , . * You're looking happy. Have you had good news? . ?
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:30
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feel
/ fi:l; fil/ v (pt, pp felt / felt; fZlt/) 1 [Tn, Tw] explore or perceive (sth) by touching or by holding in the hands , , : feel a rock, a piece of cloth, etc * Can you feel the bump on my head? ? * Can you tell what this is by feeling it? ? * Feel how rough this is. . 2 [Tn, Tng, Tni] (not usu in the continuous tenses ) be aware of or experience (sth physical or emotional); have the sensation of; sense , , , ; ; : We all felt the earthquake tremors. . * Can you feel the tension in this room? ? * After the accident, she couldn't feel anything in her left leg, ie it was numb. , . * I can feel a nail sticking into my shoe. . * I felt something crawl(ing) up my arm. . 3 [La] be in the specified physical, emotional or moral state : feel cold, hungry, comfortable, sad, happy, etc * How are you feeling today? ? * You'll feel better after a good night's sleep. . * She felt betrayed. . * I feel rotten about not taking the children out. . 4 [Ipr] ~ (to sb) (like sth/sb) (not in the continuous tenses ) give a sensation or an impression of sth or of being sth/sb : The water feels warm. . * How does it feel to be alone all day? ? * Nothing feels right in our new house. , . * This wallet feels to me like leather. . * It feels like rain, ie seems likely to rain. . =>Usage . 5 ~ as if .../as though ... (not in the continuous tenses ) have or give the impression that ... ...: I feel as if I'm going to be sick. . * My cold feels as though it's getting better. . * It felt as though a great weight had been lifted from us. . 6 [Tn] be particularly conscious of (sth); be affected by ; ...: He feels the cold a lot. . * Of all the children, she felt her mother's death the most. , . * We all felt the force of her arguments. . * Don't you feel the beauty of the countryside? ? 7 [I] be capable of sensation ; : The dead cannot feel. . 8 [Tf, Cn.a, Cn.t] have as an opinion; consider; think; believe ; ; ; : We all felt (that) our luck was about to turn. . * She felt in her bones that she would succeed. . * I felt it advisable to do nothing. . * He felt the plan to be unwise/felt that the plan was unwise. . 9 [I, Ipr, Ip] ~ (about) (for sb/sth) search with the hands, the feet, a stick, etc , , : He felt in his pocket for some money. , . * I had to feel about in the dark for the light switch. . * She felt along the wall for the door. . 10 (idm ) be/feel called to sth => call2. ,feel `free (infml ) (said when giving permission ): `May I use your phone?' `Feel free.' `, ?'`.' ,feel one's `age realize that one is growing old, as one becomes less strong or one's ideas are thought to be old-fashioned : My children's skill with computers really makes me feel my age! . feel one's `ears burning think or imagine that others are talking about one . feel `good feel happy, confident, etc : It makes me feel good to know you like me. , . feel (it) in one's `bones (that...) know or sense (sth) intuitively : I know I'm going to fail this exam I can feel it in my bones. --. feel like sth/doing sth think that one would like (to do/have) sth; want (to do) sth : I feel like (having) a drink. . * We'll go for a walk if you feel like it. , . feel one's oats (infml ) be in an energetic and lively mood and act accordingly . feel one`self feel fit and healthy : I don't quite feel my`self today. . feel the `pinch (infml ) (begin to) suffer from a lack of (esp) money : The high rate of unemployment is making many families feel the pinch. , . feel/take sb's pulse => pulse1. feel one's `way (a) move along carefully, eg in darkness, by touching walls, objects, etc . (b) (fig ) proceed cautiously : At this early stage of the negotiations both sides were still feeling their way. , . look/feel small => small. make one's presence felt => presence. 11 (phr v) feel for sb have sympathy for sb , : I really felt for her when her husband died. , . feel up to (doing) sth consider oneself capable of (doing) sth : If you feel up to it, we could walk into town after lunch. , .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:30
feel
/ fi:l; fil/ n [sing] 1 act of feeling ; ; : Let me have a feel. . 2 the feel sense of touch : rough, smooth, etc to the feel, ie when touched or felt . 3 the feel (a) sensation that sth gives when touching or being touched : You can tell it's silk by the feel. . * She loved the feel of the sun on her skin. . (b) sensation created by a situation, etc , : the feel of the place, the meeting, the occasion . 4 (idm ) get the feel of sth/of doing sth (infml ) become familiar with (doing) sth : You haven't got the feel of the gears in this car yet. . have a feel for sth (infml ) have a sensitive appreciation or an easy understanding of sth : He has a good feel for languages. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:30
feel
/ fi:l; fil/ n [sing] 1 act of feeling ; ; : Let me have a feel. . 2 the feel sense of touch : rough, smooth, etc to the feel, ie when touched or felt . 3 the feel (a) sensation that sth gives when touching or being touched : You can tell it's silk by the feel. . * She loved the feel of the sun on her skin. . (b) sensation created by a situation, etc , : the feel of the place, the meeting, the occasion . 4 (idm ) get the feel of sth/of doing sth (infml ) become familiar with (doing) sth : You haven't got the feel of the gears in this car yet. . have a feel for sth (infml ) have a sensitive appreciation or an easy understanding of sth : He has a good feel for languages. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:30
feel
/ fi:l; fil/ v (pt, pp felt / felt; fZlt/) 1 [Tn, Tw] explore or perceive (sth) by touching or by holding in the hands , , : feel a rock, a piece of cloth, etc * Can you feel the bump on my head? ? * Can you tell what this is by feeling it? ? * Feel how rough this is. . 2 [Tn, Tng, Tni] (not usu in the continuous tenses ) be aware of or experience (sth physical or emotional); have the sensation of; sense , , , ; ; : We all felt the earthquake tremors. . * Can you feel the tension in this room? ? * After the accident, she couldn't feel anything in her left leg, ie it was numb. , . * I can feel a nail sticking into my shoe. . * I felt something crawl(ing) up my arm. . 3 [La] be in the specified physical, emotional or moral state : feel cold, hungry, comfortable, sad, happy, etc * How are you feeling today? ? * You'll feel better after a good night's sleep. . * She felt betrayed. . * I feel rotten about not taking the children out. . 4 [Ipr] ~ (to sb) (like sth/sb) (not in the continuous tenses ) give a sensation or an impression of sth or of being sth/sb : The water feels warm. . * How does it feel to be alone all day? ? * Nothing feels right in our new house. , . * This wallet feels to me like leather. . * It feels like rain, ie seems likely to rain. . =>Usage . 5 ~ as if .../as though ... (not in the continuous tenses ) have or give the impression that ... ...: I feel as if I'm going to be sick. . * My cold feels as though it's getting better. . * It felt as though a great weight had been lifted from us. . 6 [Tn] be particularly conscious of (sth); be affected by ; ...: He feels the cold a lot. . * Of all the children, she felt her mother's death the most. , . * We all felt the force of her arguments. . * Don't you feel the beauty of the countryside? ? 7 [I] be capable of sensation ; : The dead cannot feel. . 8 [Tf, Cn.a, Cn.t] have as an opinion; consider; think; believe ; ; ; : We all felt (that) our luck was about to turn. . * She felt in her bones that she would succeed. . * I felt it advisable to do nothing. . * He felt the plan to be unwise/felt that the plan was unwise. . 9 [I, Ipr, Ip] ~ (about) (for sb/sth) search with the hands, the feet, a stick, etc , , : He felt in his pocket for some money. , . * I had to feel about in the dark for the light switch. . * She felt along the wall for the door. . 10 (idm ) be/feel called to sth => call2. ,feel `free (infml ) (said when giving permission ): `May I use your phone?' `Feel free.' `, ?'`.' ,feel one's `age realize that one is growing old, as one becomes less strong or one's ideas are thought to be old-fashioned : My children's skill with computers really makes me feel my age! . feel one's `ears burning think or imagine that others are talking about one . feel `good feel happy, confident, etc : It makes me feel good to know you like me. , . feel (it) in one's `bones (that...) know or sense (sth) intuitively : I know I'm going to fail this exam I can feel it in my bones. --. feel like sth/doing sth think that one would like (to do/have) sth; want (to do) sth : I feel like (having) a drink. . * We'll go for a walk if you feel like it. , . feel one's oats (infml ) be in an energetic and lively mood and act accordingly . feel one`self feel fit and healthy : I don't quite feel my`self today. . feel the `pinch (infml ) (begin to) suffer from a lack of (esp) money : The high rate of unemployment is making many families feel the pinch. , . feel/take sb's pulse => pulse1. feel one's `way (a) move along carefully, eg in darkness, by touching walls, objects, etc . (b) (fig ) proceed cautiously : At this early stage of the negotiations both sides were still feeling their way. , . look/feel small => small. make one's presence felt => presence. 11 (phr v) feel for sb have sympathy for sb , : I really felt for her when her husband died. , . feel up to (doing) sth consider oneself capable of (doing) sth : If you feel up to it, we could walk into town after lunch. , .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:30

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