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VocabularyVocabulary Lesson Fourteen
Allow (verb) To let do or happen; permit Chinese: 允许, 承认 Example: We allowed for the difference in nationalities.
Behave (verb) To conduct oneself in a specified way Chinese: 行为表现 Example: Scout behaved very well last night.
Charge (verb) To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on Chinese: 装满, 控诉, 责令, 告诫 Example: He is in charge of this department.
Gain (verb) To increase; grow: gained in experience and maturity Chinese: 得到, 增进, 赚到 Example: The new mayor gained love and esteem of all the citizens.
Kill (verb) To pass (time) in aimless activity Chinese: 杀死, 毁掉, 杀伤 Example: I killed time by reading a magazine.
Native (adj) Existing in or belonging to one by nature Chinese: 本国的, 出生地的 Example: She has the native talents of music.
Mystery (noun) One that is not fully understood Chinese: 神秘, 神秘的事物 Example: It ’ s a mystery to me how she ever got to study in Canada.
Nation (noun) A relatively large group of people organized under a country. Chinese: 国家, 民族 Example: In 1900 the new nation had fewer than two million people.
Purpose (noun) The object toward which one strives Chinese: 目的, 意图, 用途 Example: He went to Germany for the purpose of studying medicine.
Puzzle (verb) To baffle or confuse mentally by presenting or being a problem Chinese: ( 使 ) 为难, 迷惑不解 Example: The question has always puzzled us.