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Unit 4 Moving Stories
rush vi. 冲, 奔 Three policemen rushed at him. He rushed to where the noise came from. 急送 ( vt.) He rushed the injured man to the doctor. 急速做, 仓促行动 (vt.&vi.) There is no need to rush, we’ve got plenty of time. Don’t rush your decision. rush to do sth. 仓促做某事 He rushed to book a seat on the next plane.
rush through 匆忙做完 It’s no good rushing through breakfast. n. 涌动，匆忙, 急速前进 Everyone made a rush for the refreshments. In a rush (in a hurry) I had to do my homework in a rush because I was late. rush hour 上下班高峰期
It is / has been a long time since … did … It is / has been a long time since I last saw a film. It was / had been a long time since … had done… Yesterday I went to the cinema and it was / had been a long time since I had seen a film.
lose v. lose to sb. / sth. 输给 … English lost 1:2 to Germany. lose by sth. 以 … 输了 The government lost by one vote. They lost by one point. lose oneself in sth. 专注于, 沉浸于 … She listened intently to the music, losing herself in its beauty. He is looking out of the window, lost in thought. (n.) loss at a loss 茫然不知所措 He felt at a loss when his son left home.
mature vi. 成熟 She has matured into a fine writer. adj. 成熟的, 理智的, 慎重的，深思熟虑的 Laura is very mature for her age. On mature reflection, I‘ve decided to go by train. maturity n. 成熟时期,, 成熟情况 mature ripe 主要用于修饰人或事物 主要用于修饰水果、庄稼等的成熟
take to 对 … 产生好感, 喜欢上 The mother is rather concerned about how her son will take to his new school. 开始从事 …, 形成 … 的习惯 She was so depressed after she lost the match that she took to drinking. Every time my father has a headache, he takes to his bed. take in / take out / take over / take up / take down / take off
shock v. 使 … 震惊 be shocked at 对 … 很震惊 He is shocked at what happened to his son. be shocked to hear / learn / find 听到 / 得知 / 发现 … 很惊愕 We were shocked to hear about Jack’s heart attack ---- he’s so young. shocked look / expression / voice a piece of shocking news ( n. ) in shock Two days after the earthquake, many people were still in shock.
instant n. 片刻 (a moment) for an instant 一会儿 I couldn’t answer for an instant. in an instant 马上 We fell asleep in an instant. the instant (that) 一 … 就 … I sent you the news the instant I heard it. adj. 立即的, 即食的，速溶的 Instant coffee 速溶咖啡 instant noodles 方便面
in passing 顺便地, 附带地 I have not come on a visit, I have just called in passing. I don’t remember the address, he only mentioned it in passing. let sb. go 让某人走 let go of sb. / sth. 松开，放手 As soon as I let go of the leash, the dog ran away. let oneself go 尽情地 …. 随心所欲 They worked hard all the week, but on Sunday they went to downtown and let themselves go.
hesitate v. 犹豫不定 hesitate to do … He hesitated to go in. He did not hesitate to ask her to sit beside him. hesitate about (over) doing / n. 对 …. 犹豫 He is still hesitating about joining the expedition.