Unit 1 词汇例句
作者:金哲凡 2017年03月11日 Saturday
Unit 1 Words and Sentences
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- diverse: ...shops selling a diverse range of gifts...
- diverse: Society is now much more diverse than ever before.
- diverse: Jones has a much more diverse and perhaps younger audience.
- sensitive: The classroom teacher must be sensitive to a child's needs.
- sensitive: He was always so sensitive and caring.
- sensitive: The abuse of women needs to be treated seriously and sensitively.
- sensitive: A good relationship involves concern and sensitivity for each other's feelings.
- sensitive: Young people are very sensitive about their appearance.
- sensitive: Take it easy. Don't be so sensitive.
- sensitive: ...people who suffer extreme sensitivity about what others think...
- sensitive: They are aware of American political sensitivities about their country's role.
- sensitive: Employment is a very sensitive issue.
- sensitive: ...politically sensitive matters.
- sensitive: Due to the obvious sensitivity of the issue he would not divulge any details.
- sensitive: He instructed staff to shred sensitive documents.
- sensitive: ...sensitive information which, in the wrong hands, could jeopardise the safety of British troops.
- sensitive: ...a chemical which is sensitive to light.
- sensitive: ...gentle cosmetics for sensitive skin.
- sensitive: ...the sensitivity of cells to damage by chemotherapy.
- sensitive: ...an extremely sensitive microscope.
- sensitive: ...the sensitivity of the detector.
- talent: She is proud that both her children have a talent for music...
- talent: The player was given hardly any opportunities to show off his talents...
- talent: He's got lots of talent.
- talented: He was not only talented but immensely popular with his colleagues. 他不仅才华横溢，而且深受同事的喜爱。
- trigger: A man pointed a gun at them and pulled the trigger.
- trigger: ...trigger devices for nuclear weapons.
- trigger: The thieves must have deliberately triggered the alarm and hidden inside the house...
- trigger: The one thousand pound bomb was triggered by a wire.
那颗重达 1,000 磅的炸弹是由一根导线引爆的。
- trigger: …nuclear triggering devices.
- trigger: ...the incident which triggered the outbreak of the First World War...
- trigger: The current recession was triggered by a slump in consumer spending…
- trigger: Even a problem as simple as a bad back often has an underlying triggering factor.
- trigger: It is still not clear what events triggered off the demonstrations.
- trigger: Stress may act as a trigger for these illnesses.
- trigger: A man pointed a gun at them and pulled the trigger.
- individual: They wait for the group to decide rather than making individual decisions.
- individual: Aid to individual countries would be linked to progress towards democracy.
- individual: Divide the vegetables among four individual dishes.
- individual: ...cheeses which come in individually wrapped segments...
- individual: There are 96 pieces and they are worth, individually and collectively, a lot of money.
共有 96 件,它们无论单独一件还是放在一起,都值很多钱。
- individual: ...anonymous individuals who are doing good things within our community.
- individual: ...the rights and responsibilities of the individual...
- individual: A child's awareness of being an individual grows in stages during the pre-school years.
- individual: It was really all part of her very individual personality.
- individual: The language is highly individual.
- focus: The research effort has focused on tracing the effects of growing levels of five compounds...
- focus: He is currently focusing on assessment and development...
- focus: Today he was able to focus his message exclusively on the economy...
- focus: The UN's role in promoting peace is increasingly the focus of international attention...
- focus: The new system is the focus of controversy...
- focus: Her children are the main focus of her life.
- focus: He said his sudden focus on foreign policy was not motivated by presidential politics...
- focus: The report's focus is on how technology affects human life rather than business...
- focus: IBM has also shifted its focus from mainframes to personal computers.
- focus: Somehow, though, their latest album has a focus that the others have lacked...
- focus: Suddenly all of the bizarre and seemingly isolated examples took on a meaningful focus.
- focus: Kelly couldn't focus his eyes well enough to tell if the figure was male or female...
- focus: His eyes slowly began to focus on what looked like a small dark ball...
- focus: He found the binoculars and focused them on the boat...
- focus: His focus switched to the little white ball...
- focus: Together these factors determine the depth of focus...
- focus: It has no manual focus facility.
- focus: Magnetic coils focus the electron beams into fine spots.
- focus: Pictures should be in focus, with realistic colours and well composed groups.
- focus: This aggression is the real issue the world should be concerned about. We want to keep that in focus...
- focus: These issues were brought into sharp focus by the Gulf crisis.
- focus: In some of the pictures the subjects are out of focus while the background is sharp.
- focus: ...a lot of out-of-focus photographs.
- focus: The deficit in the US balance of payments put these considerations out of focus...
- focus: The movement towards democracy in Latin America and the foreign debt problems that have plagued it have gone out of focus.
- mutual: The East and the West can work together for their mutual benefit and progress...
- mutual: It's plain that he adores his daughter, and the feeling is mutual.
- mutual: Attempts to reach a mutually agreed solution had been fruitless...
- mutual: A meeting would take place at a mutually convenient time.
- mutual: They do, however, share a mutual interest in design...
- mutual: We were introduced by a mutual friend.
- mutual: Britain's third largest building society abandoned its mutual status and became a bank.
- selective: Selective breeding may result in a greyhound running faster and seeing better than a wolf.
- selective: ...selective education.
- selective: Within the project, trees are selectively cut on a 25-year rotation.
按照这个计划，将以 25 年为一个轮伐期对树木进行有选择的砍伐。
- selective: The soldiers specialized in going out in small groups, to kill with a very high degree of selectivity.
- selective: Sales still happen, but buyers are more selective...
- selective: If public figures seek publicity to further their careers, they can't be selective about it.
- selective: ...people on small incomes who wanted to shop selectively.
- selective: We seem to have a selective memory for the best bits of the past...
- selective: Mr Robins, suffering from selective amnesia about his role in the affair, was contradicted in nearly every instance by other witnesses.
- selective: ...a tendency to selectively forget all the adverse effects of the drug.
- prance: He was horrified at the thought of his son prancing about on a stage in tights.
- prance: Their horses pranced and whinnied.
- prance: ...as the carriage horses pranced through the bustling thoroughfares.
- prance: ...a prancing light-footed mare named Princess.
- sparkle: The jewels on her fingers sparkled...
- sparkle: His bright eyes sparkled.
- sparkle: ...the sparkling blue waters of the ocean.
- sparkle: ...the sparkle of coloured glass.
- sparkle: ...sparkles of light...
- sparkle: There was a sparkle in her eye that could not be hidden.
- sparkle: She sparkles, and has as much zest as a person half her age...
- sparkle: They'd been a dejected lot when he'd arrived at the shipyard, but now they sparkled with enthusiasm.
- sparkle: There was little sparkle in their performance.
- sparkle: He is sparkling and versatile in front of the camera.
- gesture: Sarah made a menacing gesture with her fist...
- gesture: He throws his hands open in a gesture which clearly indicates his relief.
- gesture: He questioned the government's commitment to peace and called on it to make a gesture of good will...
- gesture: There's not greater gesture of love than having someone's name tattooed on your body...
- gesture: As a gesture to security, cars were fitted with special locks.
- gesture: I gestured towards the boathouse, and he looked inside...
- gesture: He gestures, gesticulates, and moves with the grace of a dancer.
- appeal: The Prime Minister appealed to young people to use their vote...
- appeal: He will appeal to the state for an extension of unemployment benefits...
- appeal: The United Nations has appealed for help from the international community.
- appeal: He has a message from King Fahd, believed to be an appeal for Arab unity...
- appeal: Romania's government issued a last-minute appeal to him to call off his trip.
- appeal: ...an appeal to save a library containing priceless manuscripts...
- appeal: This is not another appeal for famine relief.
- appeal: He said they would appeal against the decision...
- appeal: We intend to appeal the verdict...
- appeal: Maguire has appealed to the Supreme Court to stop her extradition.
- appeal: Heath's appeal against the sentence was later successful...
- appeal: The jury agreed with her, but she lost the case on appeal.
- appeal: On the other hand, the idea appealed to him...
- appeal: The range has long appealed to all tastes.
- appeal: Its new title was meant to give the party greater public appeal...
- appeal: Johnson's appeal is to people in all walks of life.
- refine: Oil is refined to remove naturally occurring impurities.
- refine: ...oil refining.
- refine: Surgical techniques are constantly being refined.
- deliver: The Canadians plan to deliver more food to southern Somalia...
- deliver: The spy returned to deliver a second batch of classified documents...
- deliver: We were told the pizza would be delivered in 20 minutes.
我们被告知比萨饼 20 分钟后送到。
- deliver: They have yet to show that they can really deliver working technologies...
- deliver: ... proving they could deliver the vote in their areas...
- deliver: We don't promise what we can't deliver.
- deliver: Mrs Montgomery was delivered into Mr Hinchcliffe's care...
- deliver: David delivered Holly gratefully into the woman's outstretched arms...
- deliver: He was led in in handcuffs and delivered over to me.
- deliver: The president will deliver a speech about schools...
- deliver: It is shocking that only one woman has delivered the lecture in 44 years.
在 44 年间仅有一名女性作过讲座，这真令人震惊。
- deliver: Her husband had to deliver the baby himself.
- deliver: Those blows to the head could have been delivered by a woman.
- deliver: I have given thanks to God for delivering me from that pain.
- irritate: Their attitude irritates me...
- irritate: Perhaps they were irritated by the sound of crying.
- irritate: Not surprisingly, her teacher is getting irritated with her.
- irritate: Wear rubber gloves while chopping chillies as they can irritate the skin.
- idiot: I knew I'd been an idiot to stay there...
- idiot: You're an idiot!
- idiot: ...a bunch of idiot journalists waiting to ask me stupid questions.
- idiot: ...the village idiot.
- subtle: ...the slow and subtle changes that take place in all living things...
- subtle: Intolerance can take subtler forms too.
- subtle: The truth is subtly different...
- subtle: We change subtly all the time.
- subtle: I even began to exploit him in subtle ways...
- subtle: He is a subtle character, you know.
- subtle: What I've tried very subtly to do is to reclaim language.
- subtle: ...subtle shades of brown.
- subtle: ...delightfully subtle scents.
- subtle: ...whole aubergines in a very subtle sauce.
- subtle: ...a white sofa teamed with subtly coloured rugs.
- alternative: New ways to treat arthritis may provide an alternative to painkillers.
- alternative: There were alternative methods of travel available...
- alternative: They had a right to seek alternative employment.
- alternative: ...unconventional parents who embraced the alternative lifestyle of the Sixties...
- alternative: If you like alternative comedy you'll love this book.
- alternative: ...alternative health care.
- variation: This delicious variation on an omelette is quick and easy to prepare...
- variation: Many theories on punishment exist, all of which are variations on a theme.
- variation: The survey found a wide variation in the prices charged for canteen food...
- variation: Every day without variation my grandfather ate a plate of cold ham.
- vulgar: I think it's a very vulgar house...
- vulgar: The film is tasteless, vulgar and even badly shot.
- vulgar: I hate the vulgarity of this room.
- vulgar: The women laughed coarsely at some vulgar jokes...
- vulgar: The lyrics were vulgar.
- vulgar: There's a good deal of vulgarity.
- vulgar: He was a vulgar old man, but he never swore in front of a woman...
- vulgar: 'Don't be vulgar,' she reprimanded.
- vulgar: It's his vulgarity that I can't take.
- altogether: When Artie stopped calling altogether, Julie found a new man...
- altogether: His tour may have to be cancelled altogether...
- altogether: Clinical test results are certainly encouraging — 10 per cent of wrinkles disappear altogether.
- altogether: The choice of language is altogether different...
- altogether: Today's celebrations have been altogether more sedate...
- altogether: This wine has an altogether stronger, more pronounced flavour than their other white wines.
- altogether: We were not altogether sure that the comet would miss the Earth...
- altogether: The fashion business, he claims, not altogether convincingly, is more real than the film business...
- altogether: 'I'm not altogether a fool,' she said gruffly.
- altogether: Altogether, it was a delightful town garden, peaceful and secluded.
- altogether: Britain has a dozen warships in the area, with a total of five thousand military personnel altogether...
- altogether: Altogether seven inmates escaped by scaling a wall and climbing down scaffolding.
- intelligent: Susan's a very bright and intelligent woman who knows her own mind.
- intelligent: ...lively and intelligent conversation...
- intelligent: He ventured the opinion that 'whales are as intelligent as human beings'.
- intelligent: They are incapable of thinking intelligently about politics.
- intelligent: An intelligent computer will be an indispensable diagnostic tool for doctors.
- intelligent: ...the biggest-ever search for intelligent life elsewhere in the universe.
- suggestive: The fingers were gnarled, lumpy, with long, curving nails suggestive of animal claws...
- suggestive: These headaches were most suggestive of raised blood pressure.
- suggestive: ...another former employee who claims Thomas made suggestive remarks to her.
- suggestive: ...advertisements containing words or pictures of a sexually suggestive nature.
- suggestive: She winked suggestively.
- persist: Contact your doctor if the cough persists...
- persist: These problems persisted for much of the decade.
- persist: Why does Britain persist in running down its defence forces?...
- persist: He urged the United States to persist with its efforts to bring about peace...
- persist: 'You haven't answered me,' she persisted...
NO RECORD FOUND!
- blame: If it wasn't Sam's fault, why was I blaming him?
- blame: Nothing could relieve my terrible sense of blame.
- blame: Some of the blame for the miscarriage of justice must be borne by the solicitors...
- blame: I do not blame them for trying to make some money...
- blame: He slammed the door and stormed off. I could hardly blame him.
- blame: If their forces were not involved, then who is to blame?...
- blame: The policy is partly to blame for causing the worst unemployment in Europe.
- blame: My life is ruined and I suppose I only have myself to blame.
- unexpected: His death was totally unexpected...
- unexpected: He made a brief, unexpected appearance at the office...
- unexpected: Help may also come from some unexpected places...
- unexpected: Moss had clamped an unexpectedly strong grip on his arm...
- unexpected: The Indians came out unexpectedly, catching the soldiers off-guard.
- tempt: Reducing the income will further impoverish these families and could tempt an offender into further crime...
- tempt: It is the fresh fruit that tempts me at this time of year...
- tempt: Can I tempt you with a little puff pastry?...
- tempt: ...a million dollar marketing campaign to tempt American tourists back to Britain...
- tempt: Having spent so long at a great club like Rangers, no other Scottish team could tempt him away...
- tempt: Don't let credit tempt you to buy something you can't afford...
- tempt: As soon as you start to talk about never having played on a losing side, it is tempting fate.
- be tempted to: Downshifters are being tempted to leave the sophisticated city and go simple.