1. to admit
Today however, we have to admit that this historical opportunity has been missed.
he had to admit
I need to admit I was wrong
to admit doing something: He admitted breaking the window.
The police to admit they have no evidence.
I have to admit that I don't like it very much.
It's fine to admit that you're scared
I have to admit that I have a feeling of both hope and despair about this.
English word "承认"(to admit) occurs in sets:最简单的动词 - Basic verbs
2. to recognize
He acknowledged his fault.
His achievements were acknowledged.
He acknowledged my presence with a nod.
The mayor acknowledged her services to the city.
She acknowledged that she couldn't speak French.
Tom acknowledged that he was hoping to become the new class president.
About 50 percent of the firms in Japan have acknowledged the necessity of giving their workers longer holidays, and think summer holidays are needed to give their workers both mental and physical refreshment.
I acknowledged the receipt of your letter.
I acknowledged that I want to do strange things.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Antoni Gaudí It is widely acknowledged that Gaudi is a part of Barcelona.
The teacher acknowledged the pupil with a smile.
he had barely acknowledged her arrival (Buried)
in some cases they have acknowledged there is an issue
John Travolta is acknowledged for his good playing.
The police forced a confession from her.
We can press charges now that we have his full confession in writing.
I have a confession to make – I’ve lost the handbag you gave me.
I was told you were ready to make a full confession.
to go to confession
a statement that you have done something wrong, illegal, or embarrassing, especially a formal statement: Sanchez's confession was read out to the court.
After hours of questioning by police, she made a full confession.
How long has it been since your last confession?
English word "承认"(confession) occurs in sets:词汇 (A-D) - Vocabulary (A-D)