（1）决心、决定，其后可接动词不定式、从句或 on 引导的短语。如： We determined to get the work done before October 1. 我们决定在“十一”之前完
成这项工作。 Have you determined where you’re going to spend the summer vocaion? 你决定在哪儿过暑假了吗？ They determined on an early start.他们决定早动身。 He has determined on going home next week.他决定下周回家。 （2）使??决意，后接不定式或介词短语作宾补。如： What determined you to accept the invitation?什么原因使你接受这个请帖？ The situation determined him against further delay.形势使他决定不再拖延。 （3）be determined(to do sth.)下定决心；有决心，后接不定式或从句。如： He was determined to study English well.他下决心把英语学好。 I was determined not to follow their advice. We were determined that we should never allow such things to happen again. 我们决定绝不允许这类事情再次发生。 （注意从句运动用 should + 动词原形）] determine to do sth. 决定（心）做?? I left him,determined never to set foot in that house again.
devote?to? 把??献给，把??用在 devote oneself to? 致力于，献身于 be devoted to? 专心致志于，献身于，忠于 ①Mary devotes too much time to eating. ②He has devoted his whole life to benefiting mankind. ③He devoted himself entirely to music. ④He was still devoted to the study of chemistry. ⑤He is very devoted to his wife. 3、delight to one’s delight 该词组意为“使某人高兴”，还可以表达为“to the delight of sb.”。 能这样表达的还有 to one’s joy,to one’s surprise,to one’s sorrow 等。如： To my shame, I completely forgot our date.