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福翩翩(Julia)

阳光……空气……水……养护每一天……

 
 
 

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1  allow   承认admit   We must allow that he is right on this matter.

2  address vt 处理 To deal with:   addressed the issue of absenteeism. 处理旷工事宜

3  advantage  take advantage of 欺骗(deceive)对……加以利用
took advantage of the customer.  欺骗消费者

4  appreciate   v.意识到 (realize) 抬高…价格、涨价

I appreciate that I may be wrong.  This land has appreciated in value.  这块土地增值了。

5  apprehension 忧虑、担心;逮捕、理解

The student looked around the examination room with apprehension.那名学生恐惧地观看检查室的四周。

6  apprehensive理解的 不安的,忧虑的 (意思和用法等同于afraid)

apprehensive for sb.'s safety担心某人的安全

7  approach着手 To begin to deal with or work on:  

approached the task with dread.惶恐地开始着手这项任务

8  arch   adj 调皮的,顽皮的 n.弓形 an arch smile  调皮的微笑

He tapped the side of his nose in an uncharacteristically arch gesture.

9  argument论点,论据

10  as    not so much...as"表示"与其说是……倒不如说"。否定前者肯定后者

1. He is not so much a writer as a reporter.

2. Science moves forward, they say, not so much through the insights of great men of genius as because of more ordinary things like improved techniques and tool. (摘自真题)

It's not so much a hobby as a career (= more like a career than a hobby).

11  assume 承担,假装,假定,设想,assume  an obligation 承担义务

12  balance   balance sheet 资产负债表

13  balance   balance 余额Something that is left over; a remainder.余额:剩下的某物;余数

14  bottle    bottle up 装入瓶中控制 (抑制)To hold in; restrain:   bottled up my emotions.

15  cater  食物,投合(cater for)     catering 公共饮食   catering industry 公共饮食业

Most of our work now involves catering for weddings.

16  check   控制 阻碍     The condition of being stopped or held back; restraint:

kept my temper in check; holding agricultural pests in check with sprays.

克制我的脾气;用喷雾剂灭农业害虫

17  chest   chest 箱子    trunk 箱子、象鼻子

18  claim  claim 索赔

The sum of money demanded.   赔款:要求得到的金额

You can make a claim on your insurance policy.

19  compound   n.集中营、围栏隔开或保围的建筑物或建筑群、化合物

21  compromise危害 妥协

A concession to something detrimental or pejorative:危害:对于一些有害或恶劣情况的让步:

Such conduct will compromise your reputation.如此举动将会损害你的名誉。

22  contain   v. 制服(To halt the spread or development of)

The man was later contained by the police.

23  context    social context 社会大环境

24  control   control  (科技)对照(实验)    controlled experiment

25  controller  大企业的会计

26  couch vt.表达(express),隐含n. 躺椅The reply was couched in insolent terms.回答措辞蛮横

27  count    n&v  1计算,2包括there are 10 people in classroom counting  2 teachers

3控诉的罪 The prison was found not guilty on all counts

4以为,视为  She was counted among the greatest dancers

5 有价值 It is not how much you read but what you read that counts

(重要的不是你读了多少,而是你读了什么)

6 count for 有价值  To have a specified importance or value:

Their opinions count for little. Each basket counts for two points.

他们的观点没什么价值。每投一球得两分

27 count on 信任  rely on,depend on

28  crack    crack down vi 制裁,To act more forcefully to regulate, repress, or restrain

The police cracked down on speeding. 警察取缔超速行车

The government cracked down on violators. 政府对于违法者采取严厉手段。

29  cream   精华  The choicest part

30  crook  小偷,钩子   =thief     That salesman is a real crook.

31  cultivate  cultivate  sb.  结识某人  He always tried to cultivate famous people

32  custom  n 海关,关税

33  damages 赔偿金(复数)=compensation

34  deposit 押金 定金eft a $100 deposit toward the purchase of a stereo system.

为了买一套立体声系统,留下了100美元的订金

35  desert     vt抛弃,沙漠  deserter 叛离者,逃兵,She was deserted by her husband.

36  dictate   n. 指示(指理智,变心) 指导原则A guiding principle

followed the dictates of my conscience.接受我的良心的支配

37  digest  忍受To endure or bear patiently.

I can't digest her endless complaint noise a moment longer.

我一刻也忍受不了她那没完没了的抱怨。

38  discipline 学科,纪律The new recruits were drawn from a range of academic disciplines.

39  element    the elements   天气(一定是复数形式)

The football match went on as scheduled even though the elements were against it.

尽管天气很坏,足球比赛还是按计划进行。

40  embarrass  阻碍(embar  v.囚禁, 阻遏)To hinder with obstacles or difficulties; impede.

What embarrasses your making an early start?什么事妨碍你早些动身?

41  even  n. adj  偶数 (奇数odd)

42  exclusive    n.独家新闻,专卖店里的商品,adj.排他的,唯一的

A news item initially released to only one publication or broadcaster.

独家新闻:只被一家出版社或电台披露的新闻

An exclusive right or privilege, as to market a product.

专有权:一项独有的权利或优先权,如推销一种产品

We feature an exclusive on the mothers whose babies were swapped at birth.

43  express  adj. 急速的,快捷的

44  fare   v 生活=live   n费用

Panda cub fares well!熊猫崽子活得很好。

45  fitting    n.配件     adi.适宜的

46  fumble    v  摸索(grope fro)   v  失球 To mishandle (a ground ball).

fumble for a key.  摸索着找钥匙A ball that has been fumbled.

47  gravity    n.重大的后果;严重或重大

They are still quite unaware of the gravity of their problems.他们仍未意识到问题的严重性

48  ground根据,论据(常用复数)

Often grounds The foundation for an argument, a belief, or an action; a basis.

常作 grounds 根据:争论,信仰或行动的基础;依据

Often grounds The underlying condition prompting an action; a cause:

常作 grounds 理由,原因:促使采取行动的根本条件;原由:

grounds for suspicion; a ground for divorce.See Synonyms at base 1

怀疑的原因;离婚的理由参见 base1  49  harbor

harbor (harbour海港的变体) 窝藏To give shelter to

harbor refugees; harbor a fugitive. 收留难民;窝藏逃犯

50  husband节省(economize),节俭,保存,管理

husband one's energy. 保存体力to husband one's resources  节约使用资金

51  impart  告知,揭发(reveal),传授

To grant a share of; bestow:  分给;授予:给予某物的一部分;赠予:

impart a subtle flavor; impart some advice.  加少许调料;给予一些建议

To make known; disclose:  告知;透露:persuaded to impart the secret.  劝说透露秘密

52  inspire吸入,鼓舞 (inspirator 注射器)

To draw in (air) by inhaling.  吸入空气

53  issue   n 结果(A final result) vi 造成...结果,issue from 由于...的原因(用法和result一样)

His difficulties in his work issue from his lack of experience.issue in 结果是,以…结束

The accident issued in his death.这一车祸造成他的死亡。

54  kite   n. 风筝, 空头支票 vi.使用空头支票 vt. 骗钱

A piece of negotiable paper representing a fictitious financial transaction and used  temporarily to sustain credit or raise money.

空头支票:代表虚构的金融交易的可转让票据,暂时用于维持信贷或筹集钱款

55  lead   adj 主要的 lead role 主要作用,lead guitar 首席吉他手

56  measure    measure up to = live up to  符合, 达到, 够得上

57  metro 地铁  an underground train system, especially the one in Paris

58  might   might as well 倒不如

There is nothing to do, so I may as well go to bed.没什么事可做,我还是上床睡觉好了。

59  might    n. 力量,权威I pushed the rock with all my might.

60  minor   n. 未成年人, adj.未成年的

61  novel   adj.  新颖的

Job-sharing is still a novel concept and it will take a while for employers to get used to it.

62  obscure  不出名的an obscure poet; an obscure family.不出名的诗人;卑微的家庭

63  odd  不出名的, 偏僻的:偏远的;位置偏僻的

Found the antique shop in an odd corner of town.在一个小镇的偏僻角落里发现了这个古玩店

64  odd       odd job  临时工作

65  off

better off (尤指钱)达到某数量的,经济状况好的,富裕的they  are  not  well off.他们不富裕

66  offset平版印刷  抵消;  

67  outstanding已公开发行且出售的 Publicly issued and sold

outstanding stocks and bonds.  已发行的股票和债券

68  particular  挑剔的 be particular about

69  phenomenal  异常的;非凡的a phenomenal feat of memory.非凡的记忆力

70  policy   n. 保险单, 保险凭证

He took out a fire insurance policy for his house.他参加房屋火灾保险。

71  prejudice    v. n. 侵害 Detriment, injury or compromise

to the prejudice of sb.'s rights有损于某人的权利

72  proceeds   n.收入(复数名词)

The amount of money derived from a commercial or fundraising venture; the yield.

收入,获利:从商业或基金机构获得的钱;收益The proceeds of the concert will go to charity.

73  prospect风景,期望,勘探  prospect for 勘探prospect for oil勘探石油

74  ready1.敏捷的   She has a ready tongue  她口齿伶俐

2.甘愿的   She is always ready to help 她总是乐意助人

75  regimen   强化训练课强化身体训练的一课, 政体

76  royalty  税收,皇室,王权

A share in the proceeds paid to an inventor or a proprietor for the right to use his or  her invention or services.专利权税:为使用发明或服务而付给发明者或业主的一部分收益

77  scale攀登,天平    =climb   He has scaled the heights of his profession.

78  seek    sought-after  adj. 很吃香的;广受欢迎的 sought是seek的过去分词

a sought-after resort.  受欢迎的旅游胜地

79  sport    vt 炫耀(flash)

80  spot    on the spot 在现场    立刻(right now)

负责任(Under pressure or attention; in a pressed position.)

81  stomach   n. 兴致(appetite),胃 vt 忍受;容忍(endure; tolerate)

had no stomach for quarrels.  没有争吵的兴致

How can you stomach their affronts?你怎么能够忍受他们的侮辱?

82  tap    vt保护(protect),遮蔽 n.帽子

Foreign governments also put pressure on the Chinese Government to cap its textile exports.

83  thrust    n 要旨 v 刺    The essence; the point:  本质;要点:

The whole thrust of the project was to make money. 计划的核心在于赢利

84  too   only too... 非常very:   only too pleased  再高兴不过了

85  try   v. 磨难, 考验 To subject to great strain or hardship; tax:

The last steep ascent tried my every muscle.最后一次攀登使我每块肌肉都爱折磨

a trying experience 一段痛苦的经历

86  wild   adj  没有根据的Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded:

a wild guess 乱猜, 瞎猜

87  yield  v退位To give place, as to one that is superior:退让,退位:让位于…,如对于上级:

88  peach   n.桃树 vt. 告发 vi. 告密 To inform against:

He has peached me and all the others, to save his life他告发了我及其他人来保全自己的生命

89  tap  开采(develop),轻拍,The highway taps a large district.这条公路开发了一大片地区。

 

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