Words for Production 1. temperate [`tEmprIt] adj. (of weather conditions) moderate or gentle; (of behavior) calm and controlled ( 氣候 ) 溫和的； ( 行為 ) 有節制的 In May, the weather is temperate, neither very hot nor very cold. On every occasion, a gentleman's behavior is always polite and temperate. * neither … nor 既不 … 也不 …
Words for Production 2. bud [b^d] n. [C] a small part of a plant which develops into a flower or a leaf 花苞， ( 葉子的 ) 新芽 The little girl watched the rose buds every day, hoping that they would soon bloom into flowers.
Words for Production 3. lease [lis] n. [C] a legal agreement in which one pays to use land or equipment for a certain period of time 租約，租契 They took the house on a one-year lease since they planned to buy one of their own next year.
Words for Production 4. heaven [`hEv1n] n. [U][C] (usu. pl.) the sky 天空 After dark, you can see numerous stars shining in the heavens.
Words for Production 5. complexion [k1m`plEkS1n] n. [C] the natural color or appearance of the skin on one's face 臉色，膚色 My sister loves outdoor activities; she has a dark complexion.
Words for Production 6. dim [dIm] vt. to make something less bright 使黯淡 As the curtain opened, someone dimmed the lights. 詞類變化
dim [dIm] adj. 黯淡的 As we approached the village in the dark, the dim lights in the distance seemed to greet us. * in the distance 在遠方
Words for Production 7. untrimmed [^n`trImd] adj. (of something) not made neater, smaller or better, by cutting parts from it 未修剪的 The family has moved out of the house for a year. That is why the lawns around the house are left untrimmed. 詞類變化
trim [trIm] vt. 修剪 Mr. Wong trims bushes and other plants in his garden during his free time.
Words for Production 8. possession [p1`zES1n] n. [U] the state of having something as one's own 擁有 The police arrested the man, for he was found in possession of illegal drugs. 詞類變化 * in possession of 擁有 in the possession of 被擁有
possess [p1`zEs] vt. 擁有 The man was charged with possessing a gun and some explosives. * be charged with 被控 … 罪名
Words for Production 9. brag [br8G] vt. to speak proudly about something one owns or has done 自誇，吹噓 The little boy bragged that his father was the strongest man in the world. The coach bragged that his team had never lost a game and had been always the best.
Words for Production 10. shade [Sed] n. [U] slight darkness caused by the blocking of sunlight 陰影， ( 樹 ) 蔭 In the park, you can always see elderly people chatting or playing chess in the shade of trees, especially on a breezy summer day. * elderly people = the elderly = old people * play chess 下棋
1. thou [Da5] pron. (old use) you ( 受格 ) 汝，爾，你 thy [DaI] det. 你的 Words for Recognition
2. art [Art] vi. (old use) are 是 Words for Recognition
3. hath [h8T] vt. (old use) has 有 Words for Recognition
1. compare...to... to show or state that someone or something is similar to someone or something else 將 … 比喻為 … A historian compared the Great Wall to a lying dragon that guarded the inner China. Idioms and Phrases