本文选自由吴应时和何景霖共同编著的《应景新概念英语3》,是学习新概念英语第三册的辅助学习笔记,提供知识点精讲及解析,是学习者的良师益友。

 

第一段词汇解析

①gangster = robber = bandit(土匪、强盗) = brigand(同上) = hooligan(混混)。

②sums= amounts。

③in return for 作为对…的回报。在翻译中省略,因为很明显交保护费是作为对被保护的回报。

④promptly = immediately, without delay = punctually。

⑤put sb. Out of,使某人失去, talk sb. out of,劝某人放弃。

⑥obtaining = getting, acquiring。

⑦remarkable = notable, amazing, outstanding, eminent, distinguished。

 

第二段词汇解析

①settled = went to live。

②made a name for = became famous for。

③hire = make them available in return for money, rent。

④demanded = asked for。

⑤valiant = brave, fearless, courageous。

 

Notes 学习笔记

词组归纳(第 14 课)

1.large sums of

2.in return for

3.out of business

4.as long ago as

5.would rather

6.make a name for

7.come to be known to sb.

8.be at war with sb.

9.be willing to

10.in times of

11.burn down

12.in spite of

13.at the age of

14.the memory of