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[英语学习] 【参与有奖】每天5分钟,两个惯用语

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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-5 18:40:06 | 显示全部楼层

2008/12/05

◆apology
●an apology for = poor example/sample of<口>滥竽充数,勉强代用的东西
★The animal is bald and mangy; it’s an apology for a dog.
这牲畜光秃秃的,浑身污秽,真是一条不像样的狗。

◆appear
●appear for = represent in court辩护律师出庭;为•••出庭
★He is the barrister who will appear for the defence.
他是被告的出庭律师。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-6 08:13:19 | 显示全部楼层

2008/12/06

◆appearance
●keep up appearances = outwardly maintain a status that may not be genuine维持门面
★With little or no income, he is finding it increasingly difficult to keep up appearances.
因为几乎没有收入,他发现维持门面愈来愈困难。

●make/put in an appearance = attend(尤指短时间)露面
★The chairman has arrived-it’s about time he put in an appearance at one of these functions.
董事长来了-该是他在这种盛大集会上露面的时候了。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-7 08:53:10 | 显示全部楼层

2008/12/07

●to all appearances = apparently, seemingly就外表看来,显然
★She kept smiling and to all appearances was enjoying herself.
她一直笑容满面,从外表看来她过得挺快活。

◆appeal
●appeal to = make a strong request of, or resort to for proof/decision/settlement恳求,请求;呼吁;企求从•••得到证明,决定;解决;诉诸,求助于
★The inhabitants of flood affected areas made an appeal to the government for relief.
水灾区居民向政府求赈。

★We should find peaceful ways of settling international disputes rather than appeal to arms.
我们应当用和平方法解决国际争端,而不应诉诸武力。
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发表于 2008-12-8 20:54:09 | 显示全部楼层
To all appearances, he is a serious person.

Many environmentalists made an appeal to the Japanese goverment for stopping killing whales.

PS: I am back!!

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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-8 21:08:05 | 显示全部楼层

2008/12/08

◆apple
●apple of one’s eye = favorite person, one who is loved best珍爱的人[物];掌上明珠;宝贝
★Grandfather always made the most fuss of Gillian; she was the apple of his eye.
  祖父总是极其宠爱吉林恩,她是他的掌上明珠。

●apple-pie order = neat and tidy整整齐齐,井井有条
★This room must be in apple-pie order before the tour of inspection.
  巡回检查前,必须把这个房间整理得整整齐齐。
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发表于 2008-12-8 21:38:22 | 显示全部楼层
好久没碰英语了,不知道现在还记得多少。如果我造句了,请帮忙指正,谢谢。
1apple of one’s eye
My parents have one daughter, so I am the apple of their eye.
我父母只有我一个女儿,所以我是他们的掌上明珠。
2apple-pie order
Her room is always in apple-pie order.
她的房间总是井井有条。

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发表于 2008-12-9 08:46:54 | 显示全部楼层
Every girl is the apple of her parents' eye.

I always like to keep my room in apple-pie order.

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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-9 21:05:02 | 显示全部楼层

2008/12/09

●rotten apple(in the barrel) = bad person among many good ones<谚>一只烂,烂一筐。坏家伙
★He let down the whole group, but there always seems to be one rotten apple.
  他把整个小组都给砸了,但一只烂,烂一筐的事似乎总是有的。

●upset the apple-cart = spoil somebody’s plans破坏[打破]某人的计划(常指出乎意料之外地)
★He wanted to go away, but all leave has been cancelled. That’s upset his apple-cart.
  他想离家外出,但是所有的休假都已经取消了。那就把他的计划打乱了。
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发表于 2008-12-9 22:40:05 | 显示全部楼层
Sentence-making
1 He is the rotten apple.
2 He arrived late, so the contract was upseted the apple-cart.

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发表于 2008-12-9 23:11:21 | 显示全部楼层
Parents should tell their children not to make friends with rotten apple.

We were going to succeed if there was no one upseted the apple-cart!


原帖由 ペ二 于 2008-12-9 08:46 发表
Every girl is the apple of her parents' eye.

刚才又注意了下。。这里的eye要不要复数呢???
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发表于 2008-12-10 08:49:27 | 显示全部楼层
原帖由 speed_eriko 于 2008-12-9 22:40 发表
He arrived late, so the contract was upseted the apple-cart.

You wanna mean "the contract was cancelled because he was late"?
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发表于 2008-12-10 08:54:29 | 显示全部楼层
原帖由 ペ二 于 2008-12-9 23:11 发表
刚才又注意了下。。这里的eye要不要复数呢???


不需要复数,因为这个是个固定搭配。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-10 21:06:12 | 显示全部楼层

2008/12/10

◆apply
●apply oneself to = devote oneself to, or give all one’s energy and attention to致力于;全力以赴
★If you apply yourself to the job in hand, you’ll soon finish it.
  你要是集中精力去做手头的工作,你会很快就把它做完。

●apply to = make a request to, or be appropriate/relevant to向•••申请[要求];适用于,与•••有关
★She applied to the Headmaster for leave.
  她向校长请假。

★This rule does not apply to that case.
  这条规则不适用于那种情况。
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发表于 2008-12-10 21:48:24 | 显示全部楼层
You need not to apply yourself to the game, just hve fun.

If you want to get the scholarship, you had to apply to the school.

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发表于 2008-12-10 23:39:26 | 显示全部楼层
Sentence-making
1apply oneself to
To apply oneself earnestly to a job.
2apply to
He applied to  the boss for salary increase.

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