词汇学习 Word study

1.press
(1)vt., vi.按,挤,压:
She pressed my hand warmly.
她热情地握我的手。

Can you press that button for me please?
请问您能帮我按一下那个按钮吗?

The dog pressed his paw on the latch to let himself in.
那狗用脚爪按住门闩把自己放进来。

(2)vt. 挤取,榨取(……的汁):
This is the time of the year when they press their grapes.
这是他们榨葡萄汁的季节。

If you prefer juice, you can press some oranges.
如果你更喜欢果汁,你可以榨些橙汁。

(3)vt.催促,敦促,竭力劝说:
My parents pressed me to enter for the competition.
我父母竭力劝我报名参加这个竞赛。

I don't like to be pressed.
我不喜欢被人催促。

2.develop vt.,vi.
(1)发展,扩展:
The village has developed into a town now.
那个村子现在已扩展成一个镇了。

Do you believe that you can develop your mind through watching TV?
你相信通过看电视能开发你的智力吗?

It's hard to develop your business in this city.
在这座城市扩展你的业务是困难的。

(2)(逐渐)显现出,产生,获得,养成:
He has developed another bad habit.
他/它养成了另外一种坏习惯。

She developed an interest in swimming.
她对游泳产生了兴趣。

练习答案 Key to written exercises

1.关键句型练习答案

C
1 He is said to be/It is said that he is very rich.

2 There is said to be/It is said that there is a hold-up on the roads.

3 I was given a pen./A pen was given to me.

4 She was given a prize./A prize was given to her.

5 We were promised a new office./A new office was promised to us.

(Note: In numbers 3-5, the second alternative is grammatically correct but rarely used.)

2.难点练习答案
1 He left early so as not to see me.

2 The secretary asked me into the office so that the manager might speak to me.

3 I ran to the station so as not to be late.

4 He worked hard in order to learn English.

5 He has not sent me his address so that I will/shall not be able to write to him.

6 I went to see him to find out what had happened.

3.多项选择题答案
1d 2b   3d 4d     5d 6a
7b 8a   9d 10a   11a 12b