一年记下7000单词(522~524)- 已复习

522. I guess the guest’s gesture suggested that he could not digest well.
我猜想客人的手势暗示了他消化不良。

gesture [ˈdʒestʃə]

n.姿势,手势;姿态,表示 v.作手势)

– He dismissed people with a lordly gesture. 他傲慢地让大家离去。

digest [diˈdʒest  ˈdaidʒest]

vt.消化;吸收,领悟 n.文摘

– This rich food doesn’t digest easily. 这种油腻的食物不易消化。

523. The pretty priest protested the contest of protein test.
漂亮牧师抗议蛋白质化验赛。

priest [pri:st]

n.神父,牧师

protest [prəˈtest, ˈprəutest]

n.抗议,反对 v.抗议,反对

– His protests on human rights sound hollow. 他就人权问题提出的抗议听来很空洞。

contest [kənˈtest, ˈkɔntest]

n.比赛;争夺 vt.争夺,竞争;质疑,辩驳

– Tom carried off the first prize in the contest. 汤姆在比赛中获头奖。

protein [ˈprəuti:n]

n.蛋白质

524. "What a marvelous carving!" the starving harvester in vest said.
“好一件神奇的雕刻!”挨饿的穿着背心的收割者说。

marvelous [ˈmɑ:viləs]

a.奇迹般的,惊人的,了不起的

– He had had the most marvelous experience. 他有过极奇特的经历。

carving [ˈkɑ:viŋ]

n.雕刻(术);雕刻品

starve [stɑ:v]

v.(使)挨饿,(使)饿死

– I’ll never be dependent on anyone again I’d rather starve. 我再也不依赖任何人了,我宁愿饿死。

harvester  [‘hɑ:vistə] 

n. 收获者(采集机)

= harvest(收获,收割) + er

vest [vest]

n.背心,(无袖)防护衣 vt.授予,给予

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