fascinate vt. The magician fascinated the children. The idea of travelling through time fascinates the children. be fascinated by The audience was greatly fascinated by the performance of the children. The visitors were fascinated by the beautiful scenery of the West Lake.
be fascinated with The little boy is fascinated with computer games. fascinating adj. The book is so fascinating that I can ’ t put it down. fascination n. Chinese art has a great fascination for me.
mathematics n. politics economics physics Mathematics is a compulsory subject in middle school. mathematician n. musician politician historian
qualification n. qualification for … After four years of study in the university, John had the qualification for being a lawyer. qualification to do sth. His experience as a teacher gave him the qualification to be in charge of the training department.
qualify vt. Her teaching experience qualifies her for the job. The certificate qualifies you to work as a dentist. a highly / fully / well qualified engineer.
post n. He took an important post as the general manager in the company. By 5 o ’ clock, the soldiers were already at their posts. No one was allowed to leave his post. v.send Remember to post a letter for me.
junior adj.& n. She became a junior clerk at 800 yuan a month. He is junior to me by seven years. He is my junior by seven years. (n.) seniorsuperior
gravity n. Anything that is dropped falls towards the ground because of the force of gravity. You do not seem to understand the gravity of your mistake.( 严重性 )
theory n. Darwin ’ s theory of evolution the theory that light is made up of waves. different theories on / about how the brain works. in theory (theoretically) In theory, the train should arrive at 9 o ’ clock, but in practice it is quite often late. theoretical adj. theoretical possibility
movement n. the movement for independence. the women ’ s movement He lay there without movement. the dancer ’ s graceful movement come to / into power The Russian working class came to power in November,1917. in power the party in power
come tovt. 共计, 得到 … 结果, 达成 vi. 苏醒, 恢复知觉 come upvi. 提及, 发生 come out vi. 出版, 发芽, 开花 come onvt. 进展, 开始 vi. ( 表示劝说, 激励, 不耐烦等语气 ) 来, 赶快,
When did the book________? The enemy ‘ s plan________ nothing. How is John _________with his study of English? The question hasn ’ t ________ yet. come out came to coming on come up
speak out The students are often encouraged to speak out when they are practising spoken English. speak out against He spoke out against things he thought were unjust. speak to sb. about sth. speak for speak highly / well of sb. I ’ d like to meet his daughter, everyone speaks highly / well of her.
pass away pass down pass by pass off 进行到最后, 冒充 He _____ me _____ as though he had never in his life seen me before. The skill was __________ from father to son. The meeting _________ well. Deng Xiaoping _________ in 1997. She _____ herself _____ as an experienced actress. passedby passed down passed off passed away passedoff
be born of/ into / in / on / at Einstein __________ a Jewish family. Einstein _________ Jewish parents. The twins __________ August,29,1962. At that time, most babies __________ home. He ________ Tokyo. The new political party _________ a small meeting. was born into was born of were born on were born at was born in was born at
be born with She was born with a beautiful voice. Switzerland n. Swiss adj. & n. a Swissthe Swiss Sweden n. Swedish adj. & n. a SwedeTwo Swedes the Swedish
explanation n. He shook his head, but gave no explanation. (u) One of his theories provided an explanation for a puzzling effect. (c) explanation of / for He gave the explanation for his being late.
award v. (n.) award for … award of … The award for this year ’ s best actress. The award of $10,000 to those injured in the explosion.
award sb. sth. sb. be awarded sth. award sth. to sb. reward sb. with sth. They award John the first prize. The school principal awarded special scholarships to the bests students. He rewarded the boy with ￡ 1 for bringing back the lost dog. He gave the boy ￡ 1 in reward for bringing the lost dog. in reward (n.)
crime n. commit a crime If you commit a crime, you must be punished. flee fled fled vi.&vt. The frightened people fled from the fire. flee the country
protest vt. & vi. Thousands of people blocked the street, protesting against/about the new legislation. protest against doing / n. He protested against being called an old fool. She protested her innocence. He protested that he had no views of that sort. v. 辩白说, 申明 ( 表示不满或反对时 ) n. Despite their protests, the students ’ fees were increased.