英语小记-2019年5月

1 例句摘抄

We’re taking a week off for Christmas so there won’t be an issue on Boxing Day

  • take a week off: 休假一周
  • Boxing Day: n. 节礼日;圣诞节后的第一个工作日

2 单词

2.1 nowadays

  • nowadays ['naʊədeɪz]
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    adv. 现今;时下
    n. 当今

Nowadays people are rarely shocked by the sex they see on television.
如今人们在电视上看见性爱镜头不太会感到吃惊了。

2.2 revise

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vt. 修正;复习;校订
vi. 修订;校订;复习功课
n. 修订;校订
-- 泛伸
adj.
revised 改进的
n.
revision [印刷] 修正;复习;修订本
revisionism 修正主义
revisal 修正;修订
reviser 校订者;修订者

I can see I will have to revise my opinions of his abilities now.
我明白我现在不得不改变对他的能力的看法了。

a revised edition of a textbook 课本的修订版

2.3 nevertheless

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adv. 然而,不过;虽然如此

Nevertheless not everyone can spell over it.
然而并不是每个人都能理解。

2.4 dictate

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vt. 命令;口述;使听写
n. 命令;指示

He dictated a letter to his secretary. 他向秘书口授信稿

dictated to 任意指使某人;向某人发号施令
She refused to be dictated to by anyone. 她不愿受任何人摆布

2.5 right before

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刚好就在......之前

Right before you first step into a classroom or onto a stage, you think that all eyes are on you.
就在你第一次跨进教室或第一次登上舞台的时候,你会认为所有的眼睛都盯着你。

2.6 scaffold

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n. 脚手架;鹰架;绞刑台
vt. 给…搭脚手架;用支架支撑

Let me cover it with plastic because rain is dripping off the scaffold.
让我们用塑料把它盖起来,因为雨从脚手架上滴下来了。

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