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Words for Production 15. celebrity [ s1`lEbr1tI ] n. [C] a very famous person 名人 To glorify the opening ceremony, the owner of the movie theater invited.

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2 Words for Production 15. celebrity [ s1`lEbr1tI ] n. [C] a very famous person 名人 To glorify the opening ceremony, the owner of the movie theater invited some celebrities—singers and movie stars—to cut the ribbon. 詞類變化 * opening ceremony 開幕典禮 * movie theater 電影院

3 celebrated [ `sEl1&bretId ] adj. 聞名的 Mount Ali is celebrated for its five wonders—the sunrise and sunset, the forest, the sea of clouds, and the alpine ( 高山的 ) railway. * be celebrated for = be famous for = be well-known for

4 Words for Production 16. interview [ `Int2&vju ] vt. to ask people questions, especially in formal meetings, in order to find out their opinions on various matters 訪 問 The reporter interviewed the President and asked his opinion on the increasing crime rate. 詞類變化

5 interview [ `Int2&vju ] n. [C] 訪問 The actress treasured her privacy so much that she wouldn’t allow any interviews concerning her personal life. * so … that… 如此地 … 以致於 … * concernong : about 關於

6 Words for Production 17. overcome [ &ov2`k^m ] vt. to fight successfully against 克服 John finally overcame his fear of speaking in public and made a wonderful speech. * in public = publicly

7 Words for Production 18. spine [ spaIn ] n. [C] the row of bones down one’s back that supports the body 脊椎骨 The woman injured her spine in a car accident and was paralyzed from the waist down.

8 Words for Production 19. conquer [ `kA9k2 ] vt. to overcome something 克服 Many people cannot conquer their fear of flying. That’s why they never go abroad. * conquer = overcome * go abroad 出國

9 Words for Production 20. obstacle [ `Abst1kL ] n. [C] something which stands in the way and prevents action or success 妨 礙,障礙 ( 物 ) His inability to speak fluent English is the major obstacle to his promotion in this company.

10 Words for Production 21. device [ dI`vaIs ] n. [C] a thing invented to fulfill a special purpose 裝置,設備 This pen-like electronic device is designed to be put in your pocket for secret recording. * fulfill the purpose = serve the purpose

11 Words for Production 22. ambition [ 8m`bIS1n ] n. [C][U] a strong desire to achieve something; determination to be successful or powerful 抱負,野心 The retired actress no longer has any ambition for fame or gain. She only wants to lead a peaceful life in the countryside. 詞類變化 * no longer = no more a … life 過 … 的生活 * live lead

12 ambitious [ 8m`bIS1s ] adj. 有抱負的,有野心的 Kent is an ambitious, diligent young man who has tried hard to fulfill his lifelong goal—to be a professor of the university. * fulfill one’s goal = achieve one’s goal

13 Words for Production 23. despite [ dI`spaIt ] prep. in spite of 儘管 Mr. Lee went to work despite the fact that the doctor had told him to rest. * despite = in spite of

14 Words for Production 24. confine [ k1n`faIn ] vt. to keep in a small space 限制,侷限 於某個範圍內 The bad weather has confined several climbers to a mountain cave for three days. * confine … to … 侷限 … 於 …

15 Words for Production 25. project [ `prAdZEkt ] n. [C] a piece of work that is planned and organized carefully, often involving many people 計畫;工程 The government has started a new project on the international harbor to increase its size. * a piece of work 一件工作 a work 一件作品

16 Words for Production 26. moreover [ mor`ov2 ] adv. in addition; besides 此外,而且 I won’t go swimming this afternoon because it is too cold. Moreover, I’ve got a bad cold. * moreover = in addition = besides

17 Words for Production 27. disabled [ dIs`ebLd ] adj. unable to use the body parts properly 殘廢的 These parking lots are especially reserved for disabled drivers. * parking lots 停車場 * be reserved for 為 … 而保留

18 Words for Production 28. considerable [ k1n`sId1r1bL ] adj. fairly large in amount or size 相當大 的 The tornado has caused considerable damage to the region. Thousands of buildings have been destroyed. * cause damage to = do damage to

19 5. Creative Coalition [ krI`etIv ko1`lIS1n ] n. (the ~) an advocacy group of artists, of which Christopher Reeve is a founding member, whose concerns run from homelessness to the environment 藝術 家聯盟 Words for Recognition * a founding member 創立成員

20 6. Marshae Ohms [ `mArSE `omz ] n. a woman’s name 馬歇‧歐姆斯 Words for Recognition

21 5. in public in the presence of other people 公開地 Don’t point out his weakness in public. Do it in private. Idioms and Phrases * in public = publicly 公開地 in private = privately 私下地

22 6. on the/one’s way to in progress 在進行中 The new museum is well on its way to being finished. Soon it will be open to the public. Idioms and Phrases

23 7. free of without (someone or something unwanted); untroubled by 擺脫, 不受 … 的限制或影響 Martin Luther King sought a future far more free of oppression for his fellow blacks. Idioms and Phrases * far : 為比較級前常用之加強副詞

24 8. call attention to to make someone notice and be concerned about something 喚醒對 … 的注意 All the construction workers on the highway wear orange jackets to call drivers’ attention to their safety. Idioms and Phrases * be concerned about 關心


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