一年记下7000单词(491~493)- 已复习

491. The sailor was nailed on the rail for he failed to trail the mail.
水手被钉在横木上,因为他未能跟踪邮件。

sailor [ˈseilə]

n.水手,海员

nail [neil]

n.钉子,钉状物;指甲 vt.钉,钉牢

– We had the lids nailed on the boxes.  我们给箱子钉上盖子。

trail [treil]

vi.拖,下垂;失败 vt.跟踪 n.小路;踪迹

– The children trailed behind their teacher.  孩子们跟在老师后面走。

492. The frank man put the first-rank blank blanket into the tan tank.
直率的男子将一流空白毛毯放进黝黑的大容器。

first-rank

adj. 第一流的,最佳的,优秀的

blanket [ˈblæŋkit]

n.毛毯,毯子

tan [tæn]

v.(使)晒成棕褐色;硝制 n.棕褐色;晒黑

– took me all summer to get this tan. 我花了整个夏天才晒出这样的棕褐色。

493. Thanks to the bankrupt banker, my ankle avoided an injury.
多亏那位破产的银行家,我的脚踝免受伤害。

bankrupt [ˈbæŋkrʌpt]

a.破产的;彻底缺乏的 vt.使破产 n.破产者

– His business failed and he went bankrupt.  他的生意失败了,他也破产了。

ankle [ˈæŋkəl]

n.踝,踝关节

injury [ˈindʒəri]

n.损害,伤害;受伤处

– He escaped from the train wreck without injury.  他在这次火车事故中没有受伤。

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