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Unit Six Journeys That Change History
extend 1) 伸展，展开 He extended his hand to his new colleague. 2) 扩大，扩展 There are plans to extend the no-smoking area. 3) 延长 The fair has been extended for another four weeks.
step off 从 … 走下来 somebody’s foot hit… soil 某人踏上 … 的土地 in one’s (early) twenties/thirties in isolation 单独地，孤立地 He lived in complete isolation on a desert island for three years. establish diplomatic relations 建立外交关系
convince 使确信，使相信 That convinced me of his honesty. That convinced that he was honest. convinced adj. 确信的，坚信的 I’m convinced of her innocence. I’m convinced that she is innocent. convincing adj. 令人信服的，有说服力的 a convincing argument/explanation/case
anticipate 预期，预料, 期望 We don’t anticipate any major problems. We anticipate hearing from you again. We anticipate that we shall hear from you again. breathe a sigh of relief 松了一口气
1joint joint venture/joint efforts/the Joint China-U.S Communique 2.lay sth on the table 摆在桌面上谈 3.work towards 努力达到，设法完成 4.set aside 把 … 放在一边；省出，留出 5.the Great Hall of the People 人民大会堂 6.historic adj. 历史上著名的或重要的 historic spots a historic day/visit historical adj. 有关历史的 historical research
1.be destined to do 命中注定会 They were destined never to meet again. 2.plague---v.annoy 烦扰 n. 瘟疫 Don’t plague me with such trifles. Lots of people left the village because of the outbreak of plague.
1.cry out to do/for sth 迫切需要 The company is crying out for excellent talents. 2.throw on---put on hurriedly ( 迅速地 ) 穿上，披 上衣服 He threw on his clothes and ran to the hospital.
light up 点亮，照亮 The night sky was lit up with fireworks. The headlights of the car lit up the road far ahead.
entrust 委托，托付 He entrusted the task to his nephew. He entrusted his nephew with the task.