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1884
2008-11-19
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incessant 
(a.) 不停的,连续的,持续不断的

The incessant barking of the dog kept him awake through the night.
不断的狗叫声使他彻夜难眠。

mute 

(a.) 沉默的

Though the teacher asked a simple question about her parents, the little girl stood mute with embarrassment.
虽然老师只问了一个有关她父母亲的简单的问题,但那小女孩无言地站着,似乎很困窘的样子。

 
 
 => 每日短语 


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carry fire in one hand and water in the other

心猿意马

A: I don't know why Tom never did anything successful.
B: It's quite easy to know, for he often carries fire in one hand and water in the other.

-我不知道为何汤姆做任何事都不曾成功。
-这很容易就知道,因为他经常心猿意马。

 
 => 每日会话 

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Trev, Paul and Wei are driving in Orlando
Trev: I'm starving. Let's go get some breakfast.
Paul: But it's three A.M. We can't get breakfast this early!
Trev: Of course we can! How can you forget good old twenty-four-hour Denny's?
Paul: You're right!
Trev: I figure that if we keep driving long enough, we're bound to find one.
Paul: Why don't we pull over and look in a phone booth?
Trev: Hey, why didn't I think of that?
Paul: Because you're too busy thinking with your stomach.

(续第1869期)

崔佛、保罗和小薇在奥兰多开着车
崔佛:我饿死了。我们去吃点早餐吧。
保罗:但现在是凌晨三点。这么早买不到早餐!
崔佛:当然可以!你怎么会忘了二十四小时营业的丹尼餐厅?
保罗:你说得对!
崔佛:我想要是我们继续开得够久,就找得到一家。
保罗:我们何不停下来到电话亭查一查?
崔佛:嘿,我怎么都没想到?
保罗:因为你太忙着肚子饿了。


重点解说:

★ starve (v.) 饿坏了
★ good old... 常加在字词前面用以表示亲切的口语,在此有信任的意味
★ Denny's (n.) 美国一家二十四小时营业的连锁餐厅,已有五十年历史
★ figure (v.) 认为
★ bound to 肯定(会),一定(会)
★ pull over 靠边停车
★ phone booth 电话亭

 
 => 每日背诵小段落 

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South Africa's diverse habitat and vegetation provides a perfect breeding ground for a lively and varied selection of birdlife. It ranks as one of the top birding destinations in the world. The country's vast stretches of bush-land and woodlands are home to an astonishing array of bush birds, including giant birds of prey.

南非多种多样的栖息环境和丰富的植被资源为生机勃勃、品种多样的鸟类提供了一个完美的生息繁衍之地。它是世界上观察研究鸟类最佳的目的地之一。该国大片的灌木丛和森林是数量惊人的丛林鸟类的家园,包括大型猛禽。

 
 => 简明语法


must表示推测 (2)

 3) must 表示对已发生的事情的推测时,must 要接完成式。
   I didn't hear the phone. I must have been asleep. 我刚才没有听到电话,我想必是睡着了。


 4) must表示对过去某时正发生的事情的推测,must 后面要接不定式的完成进行式。
  ---Why didn't you answer my phone call?
  ---Well, I must have been sleeping, so I didn't hear it.


 5) 否定推测用can't。
   If Tom didn't leave here until five o'clock, he can't be home yet. 如果汤姆五点才离开这儿,他此时一定还未到家。


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