一年记下7000单词(531~533)- 已复习

531. The bird nests only in northeast, northwest, southeast and southwest lest it be found.
此鸟只在东北、西北、东南和西南筑巢,以免被发现。

nest [nest]

n.巢,窝 vi.筑巢

lest [lest]

conj.唯恐,免得

– Beware your hat, lest it should be blown away. 当心你的帽子别被吹走。

532. The airport and seaport are important to import and export of portable goods.
机场和海港对于进口和出口轻便商品很重要。

portable [ˈpɔ:təbəl]

a.便于携带的,手提式的,轻便的

– The new portable computers are going like hot cakes. 新的便携式计算机卖得很快。

533. On the porter’s passport a portion of the portrait isn’t proportional.
在搬运工的护照上,部分肖像不成比例。

porter [ˈpɔ:tə]

n.搬运工人;看门人,大楼管理员

portion [ˈpɔ:ʃən]

n.一部分,一份 vt.分配,把…分给

– He divided up his property and gave a portion to each of his children. 他把财产分给子女, 每人一份.

portrait [ˈpɔ:trit]

n.肖像,画像

proportional [prəˈpɔ:ʃənl]

a.(to)比例的,成比例的

– Payment will be proportional to the amount of work done.  酬金将与工作量成比例.

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