unit 2 词汇例句

intrigue inspire boost sentimental virtually cordial compliment scribble genuine reinforce appreciate strain specific vague precise spontaneous deserve approve considering
intrigue [inˈtri:ɡ] n.阴谋,诡计vi.密谋,私通vt.激起...的兴趣,用诡计取得
  1. intrigue: ...political intrigue.
    政治阴谋
  2. intrigue: ...a powerful story of intrigue, passion and betrayal.
    一个关于阴谋、激情与背叛的动人心魄的故事
  3. intrigue: ...the plots and intrigues in the novel.
    小说中的阴谋与诡计
  4. intrigue: The novelty of the situation intrigued him.
    周围环境的独具一格令他着迷。
inspire [inˈspaiə] vt.吸(气),鼓舞,感动,激发,启示,使生灵感,产生vi.吸入,赋予灵感
  1. inspire: These herbs will inspire you to try out all sorts of exotic-flavoured dishes!...
    这些香草会激发你去品尝各种异国风味的菜肴!
  2. inspire: Our challenge is to motivate those voters and inspire them to join our cause...
    我们面临的挑战是如何调动那些选民的积极性并鼓励他们加入我们的事业。
  3. inspire: And what inspired you to change your name?
    是什么促使你改名的?
  4. inspire: Jimi Hendrix inspired a generation of guitarists.
    吉米·亨德里克斯启发了整整一代吉他演奏者。
  5. inspire: The book was inspired by a real person, namely Tamara de Treaux.
    那本书的灵感源于一个真实人物,即塔玛拉·德特罗。
  6. inspire: ...a political murder inspired by the same nationalist conflicts now wrecking the country.
    正是由正在毁掉该国的民族主义冲突激发的一起政治谋杀
  7. inspire: ...Mediterranean-inspired ceramics in bright yellow and blue...
    源于地中海风格的鲜亮黄蓝色陶瓷器
  8. inspire: Jamaica's socialist government is adopting US-inspired free market practices.
    牙买加的社会主义政府正在仿效美国实行自由市场。
  9. inspire: The car's performance quickly inspires confidence.
    该汽车的性能会很快唤起驾驶者的信心。
boost [bu:st] v.推进
  1. boost: It wants the government to take action to boost the economy...
    它希望政府采取行动促进经济发展。
  2. boost: The move is designed to boost sales during the peak booking months of January and February.
    这一举措旨在增加1月和2月预订高峰期的销售量。
  3. boost: It would get the economy going and give us the boost that we need...
    它将会推动经济发展,带来我们所需要的繁荣局面。
  4. boost: The proposal received a boost on Sunday when The New York Times endorsed it in a leading article.
    周日,该提议获得了大量支持,因为《纽约时报》在社论中对其作了肯定性的评论。
  5. boost: We need a big win to boost our confidence...
    我们需要大胜一场来增强信心。
  6. boost: Do what you can to give her confidence and boost her morale.
    尽你所能让她树立信心,提高士气。
  7. boost: It did give me a boost to win such a big event.
    赢得如此重大的比赛确实使我信心倍增。
sentimental [ˌsentiˈmentl] adj.感伤性的,感情脆弱的
  1. sentimental: I'm trying not to be sentimental about the past...
    我努力不让自己表现得感怀过去。
  2. sentimental: It's a very sentimental play.
    这是一部十分煽情的戏。
  3. sentimental: Childhood had less freedom and joy than we sentimentally attribute to it.
    童年并非像我们现在一厢情愿所认为的那样自在快乐。
  4. sentimental: In this book there is no sentimentality.
    这本书里没有故作感伤的情绪。
  5. sentimental: Our paintings and photographs are of sentimental value only...
    我们的画作和照片仅有纪念价值。
  6. sentimental: Perhaps he has returned for sentimental reasons.
    也许他是出于情感上的原因才回来的。
virtually [ˈvɜ:tjʊəlɪ] adv.事实上,实质上
  1. virtually: Virtually all cooking was done over coal-fired ranges...
    差不多所有的烹饪都是在燃煤灶上进行的。
  2. virtually: It would have been virtually impossible to research all the information.
    要对所有的信息进行分析研究几乎是不可能的。
cordial [ˈkɔ:diəl; ˈkɔ:dʒəl] n.兴奋剂,兴奋性饮料adj.热忱的,诚恳的,兴奋的
  1. cordial: He had never known him to be so chatty and cordial...
    他从没见过他如此健谈,如此友善。
  2. cordial: He said the two countries had close and cordial relations.
    他说两国之间有着密切友好的关系。
  3. cordial: They all greeted me very cordially and were eager to talk about the new project.
    他们都很热情地向我打招呼,并且迫切想谈论这个新项目。
  4. cordial: Egypt wants to solve the problem in an atmosphere of cordiality.
    埃及想要友好地解决该问题。
  5. cordial: ...fruit cordials.
    果汁饮料
compliment [ˈkɔmplimənt] n.称赞,恭维,致意,问候,道贺vt.称赞,褒扬,恭维
  1. compliment: You can do no harm by paying a woman compliments.
    对女人说些恭维话没有坏处。
  2. compliment: 'Well done, Cassandra,' Crook said. She blushed, but accepted the compliment with good grace.
    "干得好,卡桑德拉。"克鲁克说。她脸一下子红了,但还是很有风度地接受了恭维。
  3. compliment: They complimented me on the way I looked each time they saw me.
    每次见到我,他们都称赞我的外貌。
  4. compliment: Firstly I compliment you on most of your excellent Spring issue of 'Triangle'.
    首先,让我来夸几句,你们《三角迷踪》春季号的大部分内容都非常精彩。
  5. compliment: We consider it a compliment to be called 'conservative'.
    我们认为被称作"保守分子"是对我们的一种赞赏。
  6. compliment: It's obvious he's worried about us and I'm taking it as a compliment.
    显然他担心我们,我把这当做一种赞美。
  7. compliment: My compliments to the chef.
    请向厨师代为致意!
  8. compliment: Give my compliments to your lovely wife when you write home.
    写信回家的时候,代我问候你可爱的妻子。
  9. compliment: The actors have entertained us so splendidly during this weekend, I think it's time we returned the compliment.
    这周末演员们给我们带来了精彩的演出,我觉得我们该回请他们了。
  10. compliment: Please give this to your boss with my compliments.
    请把这个给你的老板,算是我的一点心意。
  11. compliment: On my bedside table awaited, with the compliments of the management, an appetizing breakfast.
    一份让人垂涎的早餐摆在我的床头桌上,那是管理人员的一点小意思。
scribble [ˈskribl] n.潦草的写法,潦草写成的东西,杂文v.潦草地写,乱写,滥写
  1. scribble: She scribbled a note to tell Mum she'd gone out...
    她匆匆写了个便条告诉妈妈她已外出。
  2. scribble: As I scribbled in my diary the light went out.
    我正草草地写着日记,灯灭了。
  3. scribble: When Caroline was five she scribbled on a wall.
    卡罗琳 5 岁时在墙上乱涂乱画。
  4. scribble: I'm sorry what I wrote was such a scribble.
    很抱歉我写得如此潦草。
genuine [ˈdʒenjuin] adj.真实的,真正的,诚恳的
  1. genuine: There was a risk of genuine refugees being returned to Vietnam.
    存在将真正的难民遣返回越南的风险。
  2. genuine: ...genuine leather...
    真皮
  3. genuine: There was genuine joy in this room...
    房间里洋溢着发自内心的快乐。
  4. genuine: If this offer is genuine I will gladly accept it.
    如果这份帮助是诚心的,我欣然接受。
  5. genuine: He was genuinely surprised.
    他着实吃了一惊。
  6. genuine: He needed at least three days to assess the genuineness of their intentions.
    他至少需要3天时间来确定他们是否动机不纯。
  7. genuine: She is very caring and very genuine.
    她非常体贴,非常诚实可靠。
  8. genuine: I have no doubt about their genuineness.
    我相信他们绝对诚实可靠。
reinforce [ˌri:inˈfɔ:s] vt.加强,增援,补充,增加...的数量,修补,加固vi.求援,得到增援n.加固物
  1. reinforce: A stronger European Parliament would, they fear, only reinforce the power of the larger countries...
    他们担心一个更加强大的欧洲议会只会增强大国的力量。
  2. reinforce: This sense of privilege tends to be reinforced by the outside world.
    这种优越感往往会被外部世界强化。
  3. reinforce: ...films that reinforce the idea that we live in a threatening and risky world.
    让我们更加意识到自己生活的世界充满威胁和危险的电影
  4. reinforce: Eventually, they had to reinforce the walls with exterior beams.
    最终,他们不得不通过增加外梁来对墙体进行加固。
  5. reinforce: Its windows were of reinforced glass.
    它的窗户装的是强化玻璃。
  6. reinforce: Both sides have been reinforcing their positions after yesterday's fierce fighting...
    双方经过昨天的激战后都在向各自的阵地增派兵力。
  7. reinforce: Troops and police have been reinforced in the southern Pakistan city of Hyderabad.
    巴基斯坦南部的海得拉巴市已增派了军队和警力。
appreciate [əˈpri:ʃieit] vt.赏识,鉴赏,感激vi.增值,涨价
  1. appreciate: Anyone can appreciate our music...
    任何人都能欣赏我们的音乐。
  2. appreciate: In time you'll appreciate the beauty and subtlety of this language.
    总有一天你会体会到这门语言的优美和微妙之处。
  3. appreciate: She never really appreciated the depth and bitterness of the Irish conflict...
    她从来没有真正认识到爱尔兰矛盾的深刻和激烈。
  4. appreciate: He appreciates that co-operation with the media is part of his professional duties.
    他懂得与媒体合作是自己工作职责的一部分。
  5. appreciate: Peter stood by me when I most needed it. I'll always appreciate that...
    当我最需要的时候,彼得在我身边支持我。我将永存感激。
  6. appreciate: Thanks, lads. I appreciate it...
    谢了,哥们儿。我很感激。
  7. appreciate: I'd appreciate it if you wouldn't mention it.
    如果你不提它,我会很感激。
  8. appreciate: They don't have any confidence that houses will appreciate in value.
    他们完全不相信房子会升值。
strain [strein] n.过度的疲劳,紧张,张力,应变vt.扭伤,损伤v.拉紧,扯紧,(使)紧张,尽力
  1. strain: The prison service is already under considerable strain...
    监狱系统已经承受了巨大的压力。
  2. strain: The vast expansion in secondary education is putting an enormous strain on the system.
    中等教育的大幅扩张正对该系统造成巨大压力。
  3. strain: ...the credit crunch caused by strains on the banking system.
    银行系统在多重压力之下紧缩信贷
  4. strain: The volume of scheduled flights is straining the air traffic control system...
    定期航班的数量正让空中交通指挥系统不堪重负。
  5. strain: Resources will be further strained by new demands for housing.
    资源将因新的住房需求而变得更紧张。
  6. strain: She was tired and under great strain.
    她身心疲惫,压力很大。
  7. strain: ...the stresses and strains of a busy and demanding career.
    忙碌而辛苦的工作带来的巨大压力
  8. strain: I sometimes find it a strain to be responsible for the mortgage.
    我有时觉得背负这笔抵押贷款很有压力。
  9. strain: Place your hands under your buttocks to take some of the strain off your back...
    将手放在臀部下面,减轻背部的一些压力。
  10. strain: A build-up of strain on a section of the San Andreas Fault has been detected.
    已经勘测到圣安德烈亚斯断层的其中一处所承受的拉力在增强。
  11. strain: Avoid muscle strain by warming up with slow jogging.
    先慢跑热热身,免得拉伤肌肉。
  12. strain: ...a groin strain.
    腹股沟拉伤
  13. strain: He strained his back during a practice session.
    他在一次锻炼中扭伤了背部。
  14. strain: I had to strain to hear...
    我不得不使劲去听。
  15. strain: Several thousand supporters strained to catch a glimpse of the new president...
    几千名支持者翘首企盼能一睹新总统的风采。
  16. strain: They strained their eyes, but saw nothing.
    他们瞪大了双眼,但什么也没看到。
  17. strain: Strain the stock and put it back into the pan.
    滤出原汁,将它放回到平底锅中。
  18. strain: There was a strain of bitterness in his voice.
    他的声音听起来有些愤愤不平。
  19. strain: ...this cynical strain in the book.
    该书中这种愤世嫉俗的意味
  20. strain: Every year new strains of influenza develop.
    每年都有新的流感病毒出现。
  21. strain: ...a particularly beautiful strain of Swiss pansies.
    一种格外美丽的瑞士三色堇
  22. strain: She could hear the tinny strains of a chamber orchestra.
    她能听见室内管弦乐队尖细的旋律。
specific [spiˈsifik] n.特效药,细节adj.详细而精确的,明确的,特殊的,特效的,[生物]种的
  1. specific: Massage may help to increase blood flow to specific areas of the body...
    按摩有助于增加身体特定部位的血液流量。
  2. specific: There are several specific problems to be dealt with...
    有几个特定问题需要解决。
  3. specific: Specific groups may be formed to address specific issues.
    可能会组成特别小组去解决特定问题。
  4. specific: I asked him to be more specific...
    我要求他说得更具体些。
  5. specific: These nerve centres generate rhythmic movements; or to be more specific, rhythmic stomach movements...
    这些神经中心产生有节奏的运动,或者更确切地说,是有节奏的肠胃蠕动。
  6. specific: This report offered the most specific and accurate description of the problems.
    该报告对问题进行了最具体、最准确的描述。
  7. specific: ...the kind of extreme specificity normally associated only with computer programmes.
    通常只有计算机程序才会具备的那种极端明晰性
  8. specific: Send your resume with a cover letter that is specific to that particular job.
    寄出你的简历并附上一份针对那个特定工作岗位的附函。
  9. specific: Most studies of trade have been country-specific.
    有关贸易的多数研究都是针对某个具体国家的。
  10. specific: ...a job-specific course.
    岗位课程
vague [veiɡ] adj.含糊的,不清楚的,茫然的,暧昧的
  1. vague: A lot of the talk was apparently vague and general...
    很多话明显是些含糊的泛泛之论。
  2. vague: The description was pretty vague.
    描述相当模糊。
  3. vague: ...vague information.
    不明确的信息
  4. vague: 'I'm not sure,' Liz said vaguely...
    "我不确定,"利兹含糊其词地说。
  5. vague: They issued a vaguely worded statement.
    他们发表了一份措辞含混不清的声明。
  6. vague: ...the vagueness of the language in the text.
    文章语言隐晦
  7. vague: They have only a vague idea of the amount of water available...
    他们只是大概知道可用水的总量。
  8. vague: Waite's memory of that first meeting was vague.
    韦特对第一次见面的记忆很模糊。
  9. vague: Judith could vaguely remember her mother lying on the sofa.
    朱迪丝隐约记得她母亲躺在沙发上的情景。
  10. vague: He was vague, however, about just what U.S. forces might actually do...
    然而,他对美军实际可能采取的行动却闪烁其词。
  11. vague: Democratic leaders under election pressure tend to respond with vague promises of action...
    民主党领导人在选举压力下往往用一些含糊其词的行动承诺来予以回应。
  12. vague: She had married a charming but rather vague Englishman...
    她嫁给了一个外表迷人实际却很迷糊的英国人。
  13. vague: His eyes were always so vague when he looked at her.
    他看她的眼神总是那么暧昧。
  14. vague: He looked vaguely around the room as he spoke, his mind elsewhere.
    他边说话边茫然地打量着房间,心不在焉的样子。
  15. vague: ...a girl wandering in the blissful vagueness of someone in love.
    被幸福冲昏了头脑的热恋中的女孩
  16. vague: He was conscious of that vague feeling of irritation again...
    他再次感到有点儿恼火。
  17. vague: He had a vague impression of rain pounding on the packed earth.
    他隐约记得雨点打在坚实地面上的情景。
  18. vague: He looked at her vague shape through the frosted glass...
    他透过雾蒙蒙的眼镜注视着她模糊的身形。
  19. vague: The bus was a vague shape in the distance.
    远处的公交车只是一个模糊的轮廓。
precise [priˈsais] adj.精确的,准确的n.精确
  1. precise: I can remember the precise moment when my daughter came to see me and her new baby brother in hospital...
    我能清楚地回想起我女儿来医院看我和她刚出生的弟弟的那一刻。
  2. precise: The precise location of the wreck was discovered in 1988...
    残骸的确切位置是在1988年发现的。
  3. precise: He was not clear on the precise nature of his mission...
    他对自己使命的确切性质还不清楚。
  4. precise: They speak very precise English...
    他们讲一口非常地道的英语。
  5. precise: He does not talk too much and what he has to say is precise and to the point.
    他话不多,但他说的话既准确又中肯。
  6. precise: More than a week ago, Thursday evening to be precise, Susanne was at her evening class...
    一个多星期以前,确切地说是周四晚上,苏珊在夜校上课。
  7. precise: The restaurant in which we ate that night had more people in it at 11pm, 51 more to be precise, than it did at 10pm.
    那天晚上我们去吃饭的那家餐馆晚上11点时比10点时人更多,准确地说多了51人。
spontaneous [spɔnˈteinjəs, -niəs] adj.自发的,自然产生的
  1. spontaneous: Diana's house was crowded with happy people whose spontaneous outbursts of song were accompanied by lively music.
    戴安娜的家里挤满了兴奋的人们,他们伴着欢快的音乐不由自主地引吭高歌。
  2. spontaneous: I joined in the spontaneous applause.
    我跟着也自然而然地鼓起掌来。
  3. spontaneous: As soon as the tremor passed, many people spontaneously arose and cheered.
    震感刚一过去,很多人就自发地站起来欢呼。
  4. spontaneous: He was never spontaneously warm or friendly towards us.
    他从未自然而然地对我们表示过热情或友好。
  5. spontaneous: I had another spontaneous miscarriage at around the 16th to 18th week.
    我在大约第 16 至 18 孕周时又经历了一次自然流产。
  6. spontaneous: ...a spontaneous explosion.
    自爆
  7. spontaneous: Usually a woman's breasts produce milk spontaneously after the birth.
    女性的乳房通常在产后会自然泌乳。
  8. spontaneous: These images surface spontaneously in dreams.
    这些影像在梦中自然地浮现出来。
deserve [diˈzə:v] vt.应受,值得v.应受
  1. deserve: Government officials clearly deserve some of the blame as well...
    政府官员显然也应当承担部分责任。
  2. deserve: They know the sport inside out, and we treat them with the respect they deserve...
    他们对这项体育运动了如指掌,我们也给予了他们应有的尊重。
  3. deserve: These people deserve to make more than the minimum wage...
    这些人应该得到比最低工资更高的报酬。
  4. deserve: One of them said the two dead joy riders got what they deserved.
    他们中的一个人说这两名开偷来的车去兜风的人死得活该。
approve [əˈpru:v] vi.赞成,满意vt.批准,通过v.批准
  1. approve: Not everyone approves of the festival...
    不是所有人都赞成庆祝该节日。
  2. approve: I approved of the proposal.
    我赞成该提案。
  3. approve: You've never approved of Henry, have you?...
    你从来没有喜欢过亨利,对吗?
  4. approve: I didn't approve of his manner.
    我不喜欢他的态度。
  5. approve: The Russian Parliament has approved a program of radical economic reforms...
    俄罗斯议会已经通过一项重大经济改革方案。
  6. approve: MPs approved the Bill by a majority of 97.
    议员们以97票的多数票通过了该议案。
  7. approve: We have three suppliers in all who are approved by the Organic Farm Food Association.
    我们总共有3家获有机农产品协会认可的供货商。
considering [kənˈsidəriŋ] vbl.考虑,顾及,认为prep.鉴于,考虑到,顾及
  1. considering: He must be hoping, but considering the situation in June he may hoping for too much too soon...
    他一定心存希望,但是考虑到6月份的情形,他可能期望得过多过快了。
  2. considering: The former hostage is in remarkably good shape considering his ordeal.
    想想人质曾遭受的折磨,获救后其身体状况已经是出奇地好了。
  3. considering: Considering that you are no longer involved with this man, your response is a little extreme.
    考虑到你已经与这个男人划清了界限,你的反应有一点儿过头。
  4. considering: I think you're pretty safe, considering.
    总的说来,我认为你的处境很安全。
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