A: What is your favourite type of fruit?
B: I think it must be fresh pineapple .
pineapple n. 凤梨，菠萝
A: Can you pinpoint the exact location of the building?
B: I’ll have to loot at a map.
pinpoint vt. 1. 准确描述，确定，确认；2. 准确地确定……的位置
A: What are you coming as to the fancy dress party?
B: A pirate , and you can be my parrot if you wish.
pirate n. 1. 非法盗印（或复制）者，侵犯版权者；2. 海盗
vt. 1. 以海盗方式抢劫，抢掠；2. 盗用，非法盗印（或复制）
A: Do you know how the victim was killed?
B: He was shot with a pistol .
pistol n. 手枪
A: The engine has stopped working.
B: Oh, the pistons must have seized.
piston n. 活塞
A: I stayed up too late last night and I am now exhausted.
B: Well, that is one of the major pitfalls of staying up late!
pitfall n. 1. 隐患，易犯的错误；2. 陷阱，圈套
A: What was your favourite thing about your visit to Italy?
B: The pizza , it was fantastic.
pizza n. 意大利馅饼，比萨饼
A: We are studying about the great plague in history class.
B: Isn’t that also called “The Black Death”?
plague n. 1. 瘟疫，鼠疫；2. 灾难，祸患
A: Emma is as thick as two planks .
B: Don’t be so cruel, I think she is quite intelligent actually.
plank n. 1. 厚木板（条）；2. 政纲条目，政策要点
A: Was there much damage to your house during the storm?
B: No, just the plaster on the wall was cracked.
plaster n. 1. 灰浆，灰泥；2. 石膏；3. 橡皮膏，膏药
vt. 1. 在……上抹灰泥，厚厚地涂抹；2. 粘贴于，张贴于，贴满
A: Even though we are at a high altitude, I do not feel it.
B: That is because we are on a plateau , it can be deceptive.
plateau n. 1. 高原；2. （上升厚的）稳定时期（或状态）
A: This time, please me a plausible excuse for being late.
B: Well Sir, I still don’t think that you will believe me.
plausible a. 似有道理的，似乎正确的，貌似可信的
A: We are sending out a plea for donations to our charity.
B: Oh, I will respond to that.
plea n. 1. 恳求，请求
A: Mum, please, please can I stay up late tonight.
B: Despite how much you plead , the answer is still “No”.
plead vi. 1. 恳求，请求
vt. 1. 为……辩护