小D每日一句一周详解(03.17~03.23)

03月17日:The boy is as nimble as a squirrel.这个小男孩动作敏捷。

1.as nimble as a squirrel:phr. 身手灵活,举动轻盈
例如:She is as nimble as a squirrel.(她身手灵活。)
          He is as nimble as a squirrel.(他动作敏捷。)

03月18日:I was riveted by the elegant sculpture.我被这件精妙的雕塑吸引住了。

1.rivet:v. 吸引
例如:He was riveted to the John Wayne movie.(他对约翰·韦恩的电影很痴迷。)
          The scar on her face had immediately riveted their attention.(她脸上的疤痕立刻引起了他们的注意。)

03月19日:Don't tell lies to make mischief.不要说谎来搬弄事非。

1.make mischief:phr. 挑拨离间
例如:She often made mischief between them.(她经常在他们之间挑拨离间。)
          Don't let her make mischief between you she's only jealous.(别让她在你们之间挑拨--她就是太忌妒了。)

3月20日:The painting is beyond comparison.这幅油画真是无与伦比。

1.beyond comparisonphr. 无以伦比
例如:Her looks are beyond comparison.(她的美貌无与伦比。)
          Handicrafts of exquisite workmanship are elegant Beyond comparison.(做工讲究的手工艺品精美无比。)

03月21日:Miles squirmed with embarrassment when his teacher scolded in front of the class.迈尔斯的老师当着全班的面批评他,他因为窘迫而感到羞愧。

1.squirm:v. 羞愧,难为情;蠕动,扭动
例如:Each time he recalled this he wanted to squirm in his seat.(每当想到这个问题他都辗转不安。)
          Sometimes his candor made the people from State squirm a little.(他的坦率态度有时颇使国务院的人有些局促不安。) 

3月22日All children have the potential to overcome adversity.每个孩子都有克服逆境的潜力。

1.adversity:n. 逆境;厄运;窘境;灾祸
例如:A brave man smiles in the face of adversity.(勇敢者面对逆境微笑。)
          Our hopes will not falter in adversity.(我们的信心在逆境中也不会动。)

03月23日:He admitted he had stolen goods in the supermarket on the spur of the moment.他承认他一时冲动偷了超市的东西。

1.on the spur of the moment:一时冲动,一时兴起
例如:She went to London on the spur of the moment.(她一时兴起就到伦敦去了。)
         He asked her to marry him on the spur of the moment.他一时冲动之下向她求婚了。

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