一年记下7000单词(155~157)- 已复习

155. Strain brain on the train is restrained.
在列车上过度用脑受到约束。

strain [strein]

n.拉紧[ pl.]旋律 vt.扭伤;绷紧 vi.尽力

– They strained to row the boat.  他们奋力划船。

restrain [riˈstrein]

vt.阻止,控制;抑制,遏制

– He couldn’t restrain his curiosity. 他抑制不住自己的好奇心。

156. The gained grain drained away with the rain, all the pains were in vain again.
收获的谷物随雨水流失了,所有辛劳又白费。

gain [gein]

v.得(益);(钟)走快 n.增加[ pl.]收益

– No pains, no gains.  不劳则无获。

grain [grein]

n.谷物;谷粒,颗粒,细粒;少量,微量

drain [drein]

vt.排走,排水 vi.减少 n.耗竭;排水沟

drain away

渐渐枯竭,流尽

– It seemed that his life was draining away.  他的生命似乎在枯竭。

pains

n.辛苦

vain [vein]

a.徒劳的,无效的;自负的,爱虚荣的

in vain

徒劳

– Their efforts were not in vain.  他们的努力没白费。

157. Cousin saw a group of couples in cloaks soak their souls in the soapy soup.
表哥看见一群穿着斗篷的夫妇在肥皂汤里浸泡灵魂。

cousin [ˈkʌzən]

n.堂(或表)兄弟,堂(或表)姊妹

cloak [kləuk]

n.斗蓬,披风;掩饰,幌子 vt.掩盖,掩饰

soak [səuk]

v.浸泡;(使)湿透,渗透

– She soaked the dirty clothes in cold water.  她将脏衣服浸泡在冷水里。

soapy  [‘səupi] 

adj. 像肥皂样的(肥皂质的,泖有肥皂的,滑腻的)

– The dirty clothes are soaking in soapy water. 脏衣服都在肥皂水里泡著呢。

soup [su:p]

n.汤

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