1.听到她屡遭失败的消息，我感到很难过 (distress )
It distressed me a great deal to hear the news that he had suffered repeated failure.
He assured an air for cheerfulness, even though he lost favor with his boss.
3.格列佛( Gulliver )经历了冒险奇遇，见到了各色奇异的人物
Gulliver met with extraordinary adventures and saw a strange assortment of people.
4.如果你再犯同样的错误，他会很生你气的 ( furious )
He will be furious with you if you repeat the same mistake.
We were all greatly drawn by his frank views, humorous words and genial manner.
After cheers and applause died down, the Nobel Prize Winner began his speech.
with the crowd )
He is gifted with a sore of insight and foresight, so he rarely runs with the crowd.
8.我发现现实毕竟是非常严酷的，一个人难以完全按照自己的理想去生活 ( live up to )
I feel realities are after all very harsh, so one can hardly live up entirely to his ideals.
Myimmediate boss is a typical workaholic,for he works for over ten hours each day all the year round
界的浓厚兴趣。( extracurricular )
The principal attaches much importance to extracurricular activities and he believes that they will help to students
cultivate 'tremendous interest in the external world.
上班。( grab )
He always grabs a shower, a sandwich and then a taxi to go to work every Monday morning.
He is just too common to be picked out
1、这所大学是世界上历史最悠久的高等学府之一 (venerable ) The university is one of the most venerable institutions of higher learning in the world.
如果一个人缺乏实践经验， 仅凭课堂里学到的东西是难以成功 的 ( deficient )
If one is deficient in practical experience, he can hardly make himself a success with only what he has acquired in class. 3、我火冒三丈，这片专题文章本周内必须写完，但老是被打断 Since you are leaving the company, you should straighten out
the accounts within the week.
5.为了按时完成博士论文，他经常熬夜( stay up )
He often stays up late night in order to
finish his dissertation on time.
6. 没有什么能够取代内心深处最深切的爱( replace
Nothing can replace the profoundest love lodged
in one ' s heart of hearts.
7. 他被认为是总裁职位的当然人选， 因为他已经出色地做了近十年副 总裁。( natural )
He is considered a natural for the post of the president, for
he has been an excellent vice-president for almost ten years. 8. 他实在太普通了，丢人堆里根本找不着。 pick out )
from the crowed. 2、
I felt exasperated by constant interruptions, for I had to finish writing the monograph by the end of this week.
He feels that it is ludicrous to write on a contemporary theme in an ancient style.
之地 ( coo)
The Bund in Shanghai was a place where young couples liked to come to coo in the 70s and the 80s of the last century.
6、作为10 来岁的孩子，他女儿算是非常恬静的，因为她喜欢读书胜于嬉戏 (sedate )
His daughter is very sedate for a girl of about ten, for she kikes reading more than playing.
The couple strolled hand-in0hand along the country road when the sun in its first splendor steeped the earth.
The poet was commonly considered as an eccentric romantic genius when alive.
It goes without saying that Shakespeare overshadows all the other playwrights throughout the ages.
The Great Gatsby is commonly deemedas the epitome of the Jazz
Age of the last century in America.
3、你最好不要在他去哈佛大学深造的兴头上泼冷水put a damper It is advisable for you not to put a damper on his enthusiasm to further his studies at Harvard.
4、年轻人容易盲目崇拜体育圈和娱乐圈迷人的明星（makea fetish of)
Young people tend to makea fetish of glamorous stars in sports and entertainment circles.
They traipsed all the way to the downtown area to watch the
National Day fireworks display.
（deserve ）He does not deserve such a severe punishment as he has committed
neither serous errors nor grave crimes.
7、我每次遇到他，他总是说一堆无聊的话 ( a whole lot of ) Every time I met him, he would talk a whole lot of nonsense. 8、名声是一个许多人愿意掉下去的陷阱 (trap )
Reputation is a trap into which many people are ready to fall. Unit 5
1、当哈姆雷特拿不定注意该采取什么行动时，他就装疯 Hamlet feigned madness when he was hesitating what to do.
2、搪塞推诿是这生意人的惯用伎俩 (prevarication )
Prevarication is one of the techniques this businessman likes to employ.
Sometimes the light of the truth is just too dazzling, so white lies are ubiquitous.
4、美国许多妇女声称他们对自己二等公民的地位感到不满 profess )
Manywomenin America profess that they are unhappy with their status as second-class citizens.
5、一时冲动之下，他失言抖出了秘密 ( blurt out )
On the impulse of the moment, he blurted out the secret.
6、你应该摆脱偏见， 抵制诱惑， 不让任何东西扭曲你的判断 (warp )
feign ) 3、真理之光有时太刺目，于是善意的谎言随处可见 ubiquitous )
You should get rid of any prejudice, resist temptations and let nothing warp your judgment.
7、他是一个过于敏感和富于想象的人，经常在头脑里编织一张复杂的网络( a tangled web )
Being over-sensitive and imaginative, he often weaves a tangled web in his mind.
8、他在伙伴中很受欢迎，因为他尽量不给别人添麻烦spare ) He is very popular among his peers as he always tries to spare others any trouble.
Unit 9 1. 你应该提前告诉我你将去美国深造的事 (in advance )
You should have told mein advance that you would further your studies in United States.
2. 他过分宠爱他的孙辈 ( lavish )
He lavished too much care on his grandchildren.
3.各种新技术产业已经兴起 (spring up )
Various new technology industries have sprung up.
4.许多英语单词源于拉丁语、希腊语和法语词汇 ( derive from ) Many English words derive from Latin, Greek and French words.
5.一位哲学家认为矛盾对立无处不在 (ubiquitous )
A philosopher holds that contradictory oppositions are ubiquitous.
6.仁慈善良是他本性中不可缺少的一部分( part and parcel ) Kindness is part and parcel of his nature.
7. 他具有超人的记忆力和智力( phenomenal)
He possessed phenomenal memory and intelligence.
8.他对吃穿都很讲究 (fastidious )
He is fastidious about what he eats and wears.
1、他的父母对他有很高的期望，他感到压力很大( feel weighted )
He felt heavily weighted with such high expectations from his parents.
2、他用积极的观点来解释这件事 (in…light )
He interpreted the incident in a favorable.
3、我很讨厌他，因为他特别喜欢诽谤他人go out of one's way )
I detest him, for he often goes out of his light way to backbite others.
Many religious teachings urge people to transcend mundane success.
Personal initiative is one of the essential elements in
promoting your career.
6、我认为填鸭式教育不是好的教学方法 (spoon-feed )
I don't think it is a good method of reaching to spoon-feed students.
7、我将全力以赴在下个月之前完成这项任务，因为我不想有不遵守 诺言的污名 (stigma )
I will spare no efforts to accomplish the task by the end of next month, for I don't want to suffer broken my promise.
I've got much information pertinent
信息 pertinent )
from the stigma of having to the new policy in