Unit 2 Poems

I. Phrases

1. go over 复习,检查

2. make sense 有意义,说得通

(Sb.) make sense of sth 理解……

(Sth.) make sense to sb. 有意义,说得通

3. recite / read / explain sth. to sb. 给某人背诵/读 / 解释……

4. convey one`s emotions 表达情感

5. bow to … 向鞠躬 / 屈服

6. stay/sit up 熬夜

7. take it easy = take things easy 放轻松,别紧张

take one`s time 别着急,慢慢来

8. (Sb.) run out of sth. 用完,耗尽(及物)

(Sth.) run out 用完(不及物)

9. make up 组成 / 编造 / 化妆 / 弥补 / 和解

be made up of = consist of … 由……组成

10. a few more minutes 再多几分钟

11. be popular with … = be well received by … 很受欢迎

12. be brimful of = be full of … 充满

13. translate A into B 把A翻译成B

14. week in, week out 一周又一周

day by day 一天又一天

15. on and on 继续不停地

16. by chance / accident 碰巧

17. hold on 继续 / 别挂断(电话)

18. (Sb. / Sth.) be likely to do sth.有可能…..

19. try out 试验

try on 试穿

20. let out 泄漏 / 发出(声音) / 释放 / 放宽(衣服)

21. look forward to 盼望

II. Sentences

1. There are various reasons why people write poetry. Some poems tell a story or describe something in a way that will give the reader a strong impression. Others try to convey certain emotions.


2. They delight small children because they have strong rhyme and rhythm have a lot of repetition.


3. We would have won if Jack had scored that goal.(对过去的虚拟)


4.It is not a traditional form of English poetry but it is very popular with English speakers.