We have found oil under the North Sea.我们在北海发现了石油。
I think I’m lost; I can’t find the bridge.我想我是迷路了，我找不到那座桥了。
He tried to find in the list his own name.他试图在名单上找到自己的名字。
How do you find your new job?你认为你的新工作怎么样？
Wherever you travel in Canada, you will find a warm-hearted welcome.不论到加拿大何处旅游,都会感到宾至如归。
He was found guilty and sentenced to condemnation.他被发现有罪，并且被定了罪。
We find against the defendant and order him to pay costs in the sum of $100.我们判定被告有罪，令其支付诉讼费共计100美元。
Our new babysitter is a real find.我们新来的临时保姆是难得的好保姆。
My new secretary is very good; quite a find, in fact.我的新秘书很好，确实是难得的人才。
Can you help me find a nurse?
I have found the lost book.
Empty your bag into your hand to see if you can find the key.
Each student will find his own personal road to success.
The woman’s illness puzzled the doctor, he couldn’t find the cause.
After months of digging, they found very little gold.
I can’t find that amount of money.
Where were the jewels found?
Lost time is never found again.
Elephants are found in Africa.
I failed to find how to get to the station.
He found that the method worked.
You’ll find that I don’t frighten easily.
He awoke to find that he was lying on the beach.
We found that we had made a mistake.
He found that nobody knew.
Now he found that he could relax a little.
He had not found what he wanted.
用作双宾动词S+～+ pron./n. + n./pron.
I found him a job.
Please find Mary her bag.
Can you find me a good one?
Did you find him what he wanted?
He has been found a job.
S+～+ n./pron. +for pron./n.
She said she would find an electrician for us.
用作宾补动词S+～+ n./pron. +(to be/as) n./adj./v- ed/ prep. -phrase
Mary tried several lines of work, but at last found herself as a teacher.
We found the restaurant to be full.
I found him to be much younger than I expected.
I found myself to be in a dark forest.
Put your money in my business, and you could find yourself (to be) richer.
They found the patient (to be) a small boy of nine years of age.
We found him dishonest.
Do you find him very bright?
People found the boy honest.
I find this wine a little sour.
As a series of episodes,I find this book entertaining.
At dawn we found ourselves back to the place we left the night before.
The jury found the accused person guilty.
I found the door closed.
He found the boy tied to a tree.
Then I found myself surrounded by half a dozen boys.
You will find me ever at your service.
The road gradually widened until we found ourselves in a large valley.
S+～+it+ adj./prep.- phrase+to- v / v -ing
We found it troublesome having to go through all the procedures.
I found it very difficult to adapt myself to things all around here.
We found it an easy thing to get along with her.
How can you find it in your heart to disappoint the children?
S+～+ n./pron. +(to-) v
We found the chest to contain many silver coins.
I’ll find someone to fill in for you.
S+～+ n./pron. + v -ing
I found him working in his garden.
I found my headache coming on.
Towards dawn we found ourselves ascending the Nine-Dragon Slope five kilometres from home.
That old book is quite a find.
What a marvellous find!
The bronze chariot proved to be a valuable find.
I made a great find in a secondhand book-shop the other day.
They announced the find of an important manuscript.
The site of the find is a sharp, narrow slope that may once have been on the shore of a lake.
The new finds have deepened our knowledge of giant ape.
His son was a sure find during his illness.
The young actress was the theatrical find of the year.
用作动词(v.)find against (v.+prep.)作出对…不利的判决 (in a court of law) give judgement against (sb)
find against sb
The jury found against the plaintiff.
We find against the defendant and order him to pay costs in the sum of ￡100.
find for( v.+prep. )作出对…有利的判决 give judgement in favour of sb
find sb/sth for sb/sth
You must find the right man for the job.
Who will find the money for his education?
find for sb
The judge found for the defendant, and also said he should be given the cost.
When the case was retired, the jury found for the defendant.
find in1 (v.+adv.)发现…在… find sb at home or work
find sb in
You are lucky to find him in, he’s often out of town.
find in2( v.+prep. )供给 provide sb with money
find oneself自理,提供〔满足〕自己的需要 provide (sth) for oneself
find out (v.+adv.)使受惩罚,使得到报应 bring retribution upon; visit with retribution
I hope nobody finds out.
She is afraid that he will find out.
I’ll put the money back before anyone finds out.
I know almost nothing about the economics, but finding out will be enjoyable.
Let’s call her up on the telephone and find out.
I won’t tell you; you’ll have to find out by yourself.
Did you find out about the photographs?
find out about sth
I’ll find out about planes to New York.
Jim wrote to find out about a job in New York.
I’ll ring him up and find out about the plans for Sunday.
find sb/sth ⇔ out
For months the cashier had been falsifying the accounts, but then the company found him out.
I’ll find out your secret.
We must find out the truth of the matter.
Find out the islanders’ views before making a decision.
We failed to find him out.
The boy knew that if he cheated on the test the teacher would find him out.
He found out the riddle at last.
Ah!I’ve found you out!
Find out his address, please.
Can you find out Mr. Johnson’s address for me?
See if you can find out her name and address.
If you’ve told a lie, someone will soon find you out.
The traitor was finally found out and put in prison.
The death cause of Marilyn Monro hasn’t been found out.
The grafter was found out at great loss of state property.
As soon as all the facts have been found out, we can begin to formulate a theory.
You may get away with dishonesty for a while, but you’ll be found out sooner or later.
find out that-clause
The teacher was very angry when he found out that the students had been cheating.
We were about to buy the house when we found out that it was next door to a pub.
We soon found out that he was a secret agent .
FBI found out that the senator committed bribery.
It was found out that certain herbal medicine had curative effect on Aids.
find out wh-clause
Find out where he is going.
He watched the birds to find out where they go.
Will you please try to find out what time that train arrives?
Have you found out who rang you up this morning?
We have not been able to find out who broke the window.
Please find out when the train starts.
Can anyone find out when Stephen’s birthday is?
After three days of observation, they found out why the dam was sinking and took measures to stop it.
The passenger began to feel of his pocket to find out whether there was any small change.
find sb/sth ⇔ out
This cold weather finds out my old wound.
The overcast and rainy weather found out his arthritis.
find sb out
I found him out when I called.
I called at Smith’s this morning and found him out.
I called three times this morning, but found you out every time.
find sb ⇔ out
His sins will find him out.
find a true friend in sb发现某人是真正的朋友
find one’s feet在社会上站稳,能独立行动
find one’s place找到位置,找到要找的地方
find the value of x and y求X和Y的值
find time for sth抽时间做某事
find out a problem弄清问题
find out a secret发现秘密
find out the cause of death查明死因
find out the true fact辨明真相
find oneself in陷入
find oneself in a jam陷入困境
find the boy in food and clothing供给那男孩衣食
announce the find宣布发现
find还可接以动词不定式或“(to be+) adj./v -ed/ v -ing/ prep. -phrase”充当补足语的复合宾语。接现在分词时表示动作正在进行; 接过去分词表示动作已经完成; 接动词不定式则表示看到动作的全部过程,不定式符号to可有可无,但如果不定式是to be, to则不可省略,但可省略to be。