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familiar (Line 2, Para 1): too friendly or informal for a particular situation I didn’t like his too familiar way of talking to me.
in tune (Line 4, Para 1) : a. producing the correct musical notes He sings in tune/out of tune.
b. in agreement 一致，协调, be in accord with Much of his success comes from being in tune with what his customers want. 他的成功主要是由于产品符合顾客 的需求.
与 … 同步 Much of his success comes from being in pace with the development of science and technology. be in pace with...
与 … 和谐 I live in harmony with my roommates. be in harmony with...
His theories were out of tune with the scientific thinking of our time. 他的理论与当今在科学领域的想法不 一致. synonym: be at odds with
tune in If you are particularly interested in sports, tune in to this channel. 想知道更多故事 ? 别走开 ! 广告之后节 目更精彩. Want to learn more stories about him? __________ I’ll be back after the break! Stay tuned!
stalk (Line 2, Para 2): vt. secretly follow a person or animal to catch or kill them The detective followed the suspect wherever he went, like a predator stalking its prey.
If sth. unpleasant stalks a place, it appears there in a threatening way. Famine and disease began to stalk the region after the flood. 洪水过后, 饥饿和疾病在这一地区蔓延 ( 肆虐 ).
When night falls, danger stalks the streets of the city. 夜幕降临, 城市的街道危险四伏.
stalk, creep, patrol, toddle, step, pace, trudge, tramp, roam, meander, stroll I used to like _________ about the hills and pick flowers. Secretaries hated seeing their new manager __________ in and out of the office without even a side glance. roaming stalking
stalk, creep, patrol, toddle, step, pace, trudge, tramp, roam, meander, stroll Don’t ________ on the meadow. My brother began to __________ when he was ten months old. tramp toddle
stalk, creep, patrol, toddle, step, pace, trudge, tramp, roam, meander, stroll When he was on a night shift ________ the street, he found a man, lying dead. After several glasses of beer, he ___________ to his car. patrolling staggered
stalk, creep, patrol, toddle, step, pace, trudge, tramp, roam, meander, stroll After the race, feeling exhausted, I _________ across the campus. It was pleasant _________ in the park in the twilight. trudging strolling
stalk, creep, patrol, toddle, step, pace, trudge, tramp, roam, meander, stroll The girl was terrified of the bug ________ along her neck. When the singer _______ out of the car, his fans ran to him, eager to get his autograph. creeping stepped
stalk, creep, patrol, toddle, step, pace, trudge, tramp, roam, meander, stroll The building was located on the bank of the river _________ through the city. My father was _______ up and down the room, deep in thought. meandering pacing
victim (Line 3, Para 2): fall victim to sb/sth, fall prey to 500 人在这场爆炸中遇难. 500 people fell victim to the bombing.
blank (Line 4, para.2) empty in expression for lack of interest or understanding What I hate most is your listening to me with a blank face. -I’m from Riyadh. Do you know where Riyadh is? But most of my classmates just looked at me blankly.
blank, vacant, void Sign your name in the ___ space at the bottom of the form. He's completely ___of charm so far as I can see. The hotel has no ____ rooms for the moment. The sudden death of Tom left a ___ in his family.
bushy (Line 11, para.3) growing thickly (usu. used of hair) He’s got bushy hair/ moustache. Synonym: dense Antonym: sparse dense population ; sparse population
have sth. on one’s mind; be on one’s mind (Line 3, Para 4): (cause sb to) worry about sth. Is something bothering you? Do you have anything always on your mind?
bare (Line 4, Para.11) without covering, protection, clothing, decoration Most of the villagers walk on bare feet. The cabin was bare and miserable. * To bare one’s heart 袒露内心世界
The barren field yielded no harvest this year. In winter, all around the village is the bare field.
barely = scarcely She barely had the strength to walk. I barely know at what time the train left.
turn loose (Line 4, Para16): set free Zookeepers turned loose some birds raised in captivity. 抓住绳子别松手 ! Don’t turn loose your hold on the rope!
look the part (Line3, Para18): have an appearance for a particular job, role or position For looking the part of an artist, he is wearing beard and long hair.
to excess (Line 6, Para 18) to an extreme degree, too much They both eat to excess. Don’t do exercises to excess, for you’ll get more wear and tear and it really wears down your muscles. Excessively in the extreme excessive exercise extreme sport
to the fullest We enjoyed the time to the fullest. Mother tried to tap the kid’s potential to the fullest.
fierce fierce fight between the two predators They looked at each other fiercely. fierce cold in winter fierce competition The forest burned fiercely.
smell of (Line 1, Para 19): 散发 … 气味 My hands smell of onions. The restaurant smells of garlic.
dim (Line1, Para.19) not bright; unclear People used to read in the dim light of a candle. As a little girl, she only had the dim understanding of what her father said. I dimly knew what’s going on outside. 我隐隐约约地知道外面发生了什麽.
fancy (Line 4, Para19): think or believe (sth.), imagine Walking in the dark street, she fancied someone is following her. She stopped and looked around. No one was in sight. It was only her fancy.
(infml) have a desire or wish for (sth.) I fancy a cup of tea./ What do you fancy for supper? take a fancy to sb/sth be attracted to…
adj. not plain or simple; flowery, beautiful - Do you know the fancy way of saying: to get married? -I’m altar-bound. fanciful full of imaginations Only such a fanciful writer like him can come up with this masterpiece.
fragile easily damaged, broken : Be careful with that fragile vase - it's very fragile. I felt rather fragile for a few days after the operation.
feeble weak and without energy, strength or power: He was a feeble, helpless old man. The little lamp gave only a feeble light. a feeble excuse his feeble pulse
contempt for contemptible contemptuous I show my contempt for those cheating on the exams. Cheating on the exams is contemptible. I am contemptuous of cheating on the exams.
wear away (Line 1, Para 27): (of time) pass gradually; (cause to) become thin or damaged by constant use They didn’t reach an agreement. Instead they wore the afternoon away in arguing. Chewing food wears away a person’s teeth after many years.
shade (Line 2, Para.22) shade of the tree shadow of the building
shade (Line 2, Para.22) a. a degree of color shade shade shade shade shade These are the same letters but in different shades of red.
b. a slight difference walk, step, trudge, creep, roam, stroll 走 These are verbs with shades of difference in meaning.
persist (Line4, Para 21): If an unpleasant feeling or situation persists, it continues to exist: If the pain persists, do go to see a doctor. The rain is broadcast to persist throughout the week. persistent pain persistent rain
persist in doing (Line4, Para 21): If an unpleasant feeling or situation persists, it continues to exist: He persists in persuading his mother to buy a computer. We should persist in our job. His mother yielded on account of his persistence. We should be persistent in our job.
mingle (Line 4, Para 21) mix with another thing or with other people The excitement of starting university life is always mingled with a certain anxiety. Milk and chocolate mingle well. At parties he is good at mingling with the other.
blend, fuse, merge He blended jazz and pop music in his song. He fused jazz and pop music in his song He tries his best to blend in with his co-workers. The company merged with a multi- national one..
edge (Line 4, Para 21):
cling to (Line 2, Para 27): hold tight to; refuse to release or let go When I offered to carry the baby, he clings to her mother even closer. The girl clung to the her faith of being cured.
I despised such a clinging woman. 我对这种依附他人的女人表示鄙夷.
twilight (Line 1, Para.27) faint light before sunrise or after sunset, The mountains are even more attractive when twilight falls. The twilight has deepened into night.
spotlight strong light directed on to a particular person/place With Hillary running for Senator, the spotlight has been shifted from President Clinton to his wife.
flutter (Line 9, Para 39): (cause to) move about in a quick, irregular way Butterflies fluttered their wings in the sunshine. Flags were fluttering in the breeze.