英 [ɪk'skɜːʃ(ə)n; ek-]
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ex-, 向外。-cur, 跑，词源同course, current.
- excursion: see course
- excursion (n.)
- 1570s, "a deviation in argument," also "a military sally," from Latin excursionem (nominative excursio) "a running forth, sally, excursion, expedition," figuratively "an outset, opening," noun of action from past participle stem of excurrere "run out, run forth, hasten forward; project, extend," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Sense of "journey" recorded in English by 1660s.
- 1. We unwisely chose not to go on a coach excursion to Trondheim.
- 2. Her husband had also been dragooned into the excursion.
- 3. She felt more than usually hungry after her excursion.
- 4. We also recommend a full day optional excursion to the Upper Douro.
- 5. They've gone on an excursion to York.
[ excursion 造句 ]