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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 2008-12-23 18:41:06 | 显示全部楼层

2008/12/29

●as to = about/concerning关于;至于
★As to your final grade, that depends on your final examination.
  至于你最后的评分等级,那要看你期终考试的情况如何。

●as you were = return to your previous position/state(用作操练口令)原地不动
★Please go over to the other side of the room. No-sorry, as you were-please go back.
  请走到房间的另一边去,不-对不起,原地不动-请走回去。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:41:30 | 显示全部楼层

2008/12/30

◆ascendant
●(one’s star is) in the ascendant = rising in influence/popularity吉星高照;占有优势;占支配[主要]地位
★They take a lot more notice of him now that his star is in the ascendant.
由于他处于优越的地位,他们就更加注意他了。

◆ask
●ask after somebody = enquire about somebody’s health/happiness探问;问起某人的健康情况[问候]
★Mary asked after you and your husband.
玛丽问候你和你丈夫。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:42:11 | 显示全部楼层

2008/12/31

●ask for it = deserve/invite unpleasantness<口>自讨苦吃
★Do you really want to know what I think about your new hair style? Well, you’ve asked for it!
你是否真的想知道我对你的新发式有什么看法吗?好吧,你这是自讨苦吃了。

●asking price = price/value put on something by the seller索价
★The clock is worth three times the asking price.
这只钟是卖主开叫价的3倍。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:42:39 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/01

2009/01/01
●for the asking = freely available免费提供
★Go down to the timber yard, there’s plenty of scrap wood there for the asking.
到木材堆置场去,那里有许多废木头免费供应。

●if you ask me = in my view/opinion<口>据我看
★She’s the best typist of the lot, if you ask me.
据我看,她是最好的打字员。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:43:15 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/02

◆ass
●make an ass of oneself /somebody = make oneself/somebody look foolish干蠢事;出洋相
★I made an ass of myself at the party by dropping cake all over their new carpet.
在宴会上我出了洋相,把蛋糕全撒在他们的新地毯上。

◆associate
●be associated with = keep company as a friend or partner, or connected in people’s minds with 与•••发生联系,保持关系;把•••联想起来
★He has been associated with me in this business for two years.
他跟我一起做生意已有两年了。

★The doctor was always associated in the child’s mind with injections and pain.
在孩子的脑海里总是将一生与打针和疼痛联在一起。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:43:53 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/03

◆assure
●assure of = try to cause to believe or trust in something向•••保证
★I can assure you of my determination to fulfill our task ahead of schedule.
我可以向你保证决心提前完成任务。

◆astray
●go astray = become misplaced/stolen被错放地方;被遗失
★Every time I buy a new pen it goes astray within a couple of days.
每次我买一支新钢笔,几天内就失落了。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:44:16 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/04

◆at
●at it = doing something<口>在从事某项活动
★He’s still washing his car-he’s been at it all day.
他还在清洗他的汽车-他忙了个整天。

●at that = thus far and no further, or as well<口>到此为止;而且
★It’s probably all right to buy her a drink, but you had better let it go at that.
也许替她买一杯饮料没什么,不过你最好到此为止。

★He says he is going to invite her out and he probably will, at that.
他说他想邀请她外出,而且很可能他也会那样干的。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:45:02 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/05

◆attach
●be attached to = belong to, or be incident to; be fond of属于;伴随;热爱,喜爱,爱慕,依恋
★The school is attached to a teacher’s college.
这所学校附属于一所师范学院。

★May is much attached to her teacher.
梅很喜爱她的老师。

●blunt the attack = reduce the effect of an aggressive act削弱攻击
★George was strongly critical of my behavior, but I was able to blunt his attack by reminding him about his own behavior last time.
乔治对我的行为表示强烈谴责,但是我提醒他别忘了上次他自己的行为,以此削弱了他的攻击。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:45:25 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/06

●make a full-blooded attack (on) = attack strongly/wholeheartedly向•••发动强烈进攻
★He made a full-blooded attack on Labor’s defence policy.
他强烈攻击工党的防御政策。

◆attend
●attend to = give help to, or take care of/deal with/take notice of护理;照顾;处理;专心于;注意;留意
★You’d better attend to that girl. I think she’s going to faint.
你最好去照顾那女孩,我看她快昏倒了。

★All the most urgent matters have now been attended to.
最紧急的事情现在全都处理好了。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:45:46 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/07

◆attention
●call/draw attention to = bring to somebody’s notice引起注意
★The guide drew our attention to the magnificent carved paneling。
导游把我们的注意力引向华丽的雕刻镶木上。

●pay attention (to) = be attentive (to)注意,专心
★Children, pay attention to what I have to say.
孩子们,请注意我得说的话。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:46:10 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/08

●rivet one’s attention = apply/hold all one’s attention集中注意
★The cat riveted its attention on the hole into which the mouse had disappeared.
猫注视着老鼠钻进去的洞口。

◆attitude
●holier-than-thou attitude = (unjustified) stance of being better/more virtuous than everyone else伪装虔诚的姿态;假仁假义的态度
★I could put up with his specific criticisms if it were not for his holier-than-thou attitude.
要不是他那假仁假义的态度,我是能够容忍他那些具体的批评的。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:46:34 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/09

◆attribute
●attribute to = believe something to be the result of something, or believe something to have been written by somebody把•••归因于;是•••的结果;认为是(某人)所作(所为)
★He attributes his good health to careful living.
他认为他的健康是注意饮食起居的结果。

Scholars have attributed the sonnet to Shakespeare.
学者们认为这首十四行诗是莎士比亚所作。

◆aunt
●Aunt Sally = deliberate target of abuse/ridicule(to make a point)(用棒击落木雕女像口上所含的烟斗,是一种集市民间游戏)看玩笑的对象;受批评[攻击]的目标
★The BBC has become the Aunt Sally of every extremist point of view.
英国广播公司已成为每一个过激观点的攻击对象。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:46:59 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/10

●my giddy/sainted aunt = exclamation of surprise哎呀,天哪
★My giddy aunt! Haven’t you finished yet?
天哪,你还没完吗?

◆autumn
●autumn of somebody’s life = past the age of maturity, after one’s “best” years垂暮之年,已过中年
★It’s amazing that somebody can still contribute to society even in the autumn of his life.
令人惊异的是,有人在垂暮之年还能够为社会做贡献。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:47:17 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/11

◆avail
●avail oneself of = make use of 利用
★Only residents may avail themselves of the hotel’s facilities.
只有住客才可以利用宾馆的设备。

●of/to little/no avail = with hardly any/no result无效,徒劳
★I tried to borrow some money but to little avail.
我想借些钱,但徒劳了一番。

★I tried to persuade him to come, but to no avail.
我争取说服他来,但没有成功。
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 楼主| 发表于 2008-12-23 18:47:53 | 显示全部楼层

2009/01/12

◆available
●be available to = be present or ready for immediate use, or having a beneficial effect随时可用;有效的;通用的
★There was no sleeping accommodation available to us for the night.
我们晚上无处下榻。

★Fortunately, medical help was available, and the patient soon came to.
幸好正有医务人员在场,病人很快恢复了知觉。

◆avenue
●explore every avenue = make every possible enquiry寻求各种途径
★We must explore every avenue before coming to the final decision.
我们必须在作出最后决定前寻求各种途径。
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