1)object / ˈɔbdʒɪkt; ˋɑbdʒɪkt/ n
solid thing that can be seen and touched 可见到及可触摸的实物; 物体: glass, wooden and plastic objects 玻璃﹑木质和塑料的物体
eg：There were several objects on the floor of the room. 房间的地板上有几样东西.
~ of sth person or thing to which sth is done or some feeling or thought is directed 对象, 客体(行为﹑ 感觉或思想所及的人或物)
an object of attention, pity, admiration, etc 注意﹑ 怜悯﹑ 欣赏等的对象
eg：This church is the main object of his interest. 他最感兴趣的是这座教堂.
eg：The sole object of all the child's affection was a soft toy. 那孩子最心爱的东西是个柔软的玩具.
thing aimed at; intention; purpose 目标; 意向; 目的
with the object of going into business 有打入工商业的意向
with no object in life 无生活目标
fail/succeed in one's object 在追求个人目的方面失败[成功]
eg：His one object in life is to earn as much money as possible. 他生活的目标就是尽可能多挣钱.
(infml 口 esp Brit) person or thing of strange appearance, esp if ridiculous 怪模怪样的人或物(尤指可笑者)
eg：What an object you look in that old hat! 你戴着那顶帽子, 样子可真怪!
(grammar) noun, noun phrase or noun clause which refers to a person, thing, etc affected by the action of a verb, or which depends on a preposition, eg in He took the money and He took what he wanted, `the money' and `what he wanted' are direct objects; in I gave him the money, `him' is an indirect object; and in I received the money from her, `her' is a prepositional object 宾语(受动词影响的或受介词限制的人或事物, 由名词﹑名词词组或名词从句充任, 如在He took the money和He took what he wanted两句中, the money和what he wanted是直接宾语; 在I gave him the money句中, him是间接宾语; 在I received the money from her句中, her是介词宾语).
(idm 习语) expense, money, etc no `object expense, etc is not important, not a limiting factor, etc 费用﹑ 钱等并不重要﹑不是限制因素等
eg：He always travels first class expense is no object. 他出门总是用头等票–费用不成问题.
object glass, object lens = objective2.
object lesson practical illustration of some principle, often given or used as a warning 实际教训
eg：Let this accident be an object lesson in the dangers of drinking and driving. 这一事故可以作为醉酒驾驶危害的实际教训