一年记下7000单词(552~554)- 已复习

552. It was not the aluminum but the massive brass and bronze on the grass that embarrassed me.
让我为难的不是铝,而是草地上厚重的黄铜和青铜。

aluminum [ˌæljuˈminiəm, ˌæləˈminiəm]

n.铝

massive [ˈmæsiv]

a.大的,大而重的,大块的;大规模的

– The wedding got massive media coverage. 婚礼得到大众传播媒介的广泛报道。

brass [brɑ:s]

n.黄铜;黄铜器,铜管乐器

bronze [brɔnz]

n.青铜;青铜色,古铜色;青铜制品,铜牌

embarrass [imˈbærəs]

vt.使窘,使尴尬,使不好意思

– She dragged up that incident just to embarrass me. 她又扯起那件事故意想使我难堪。

553. From the classical class, the classmate with glasses knows the classification of classics.
戴眼镜的同学从古典文学课上知道了古典名著的分类。

classical [ˈklæsikəl]

a.古典的,经典的

– Some young people like pop music, while still others like classical music. 一些年青人喜欢流行音乐,但仍有其它人喜欢古典音乐。

classification [ˌklæsifiˈkeiʃən]

n.分类,分级;类别,级别

classic [ˈklæsik]

a.最优秀的;标准的 n.杰作[ pl.]古典文学

– He recommended me a classic book on Buddhism.  他向我推荐了一本有关佛教的经典名著。

554. The hungry drunk plunged a trunk of lungs into the tunnel under the channel.
饥饿的醉汉把一大箱肺投进了水渠下面的隧道。

hungry [ˈhʌŋgri]

a.饥饿的,感到饿的;(for)渴望得到的

plunge [plʌndʒ]

v./ n.(纵身)投入(水);猛冲;猛跌,骤降

– She plunged her hands into her coat pockets. 她把两手插在上衣口袋里。

tunnel [ˈtʌnl]

n.隧道,地道 v.挖(地道),开(隧道)

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