2019-06-09 词汇表

English explain
prohibit to stop sb from doing sth by passing a law or rule that forbids it.
vt. (通过法律、条例等) 禁止不允许
nominal 1. You use nominal to indicate that someone or something is supported to have a particular identity or status, but in reality does not have it. adj. 名义上的;有名无实的
2. A nominal price or sum of money is very small in comparison with the real cost or value of the thing that is being bought or sold. (价格或款项)微不足道的。象征性的
3. In economics, the nominal value, rate, or level of something is the one expressed in terms of current prices or figures, without taking in to account general changes in prices that take place over time. (价值、比率或水平) 名义上的
hustle 1. if you hustle someone, you try to make them to go somewhere or do something quickly, for example by pulling or pushing them along. vt. 猛推;猛拉;推攘
2. If you hustle, you go somewhere or do something as quickly as you can. vi. 快速行走;赶紧
3. If someone hustles, they try to earn money or gain an advantage from a situation, offen by using dishonest or illegal means. vt. vi. (常只不正当或非法的手段)谋取;骗钱;诈取
4. Hustle is busy, noisy activity. n. 熙攘,忙碌
infatuate to inspire or fill with foolish, shallow, or extravagant passion vt.冲昏头脑
engrave 1. to cut words or designs on wood, stone, metal, etc. vt.在…上雕刻(字或图案)[engrave A on B]
2. to be sth that you will never forgot because is affacted you so strongly. 牢记,铭记,深深印入(心中、头脑中、记忆中)
The sence is engraved on my memory.
homage Homage is respect shown towards someone or something you admire, or to a person in authority. 尊敬;崇敬;敬意
discriminate 1. to discriminate against a group of people or in favour of a group means to unfairly treat them worse or better that other groups. vi. 区别对待;不公平对待
discriminate (against / in favour of sb)
discriminate (on the ground of sth)
2. to recognize a difference between peple or things. vt.vi. 区分;辨别
discriminate (between A and B)
spare 1. You use spare to describe something that is the same as the things that you are already using, but you do not need yet and keeping ready in case another one is needed. 备用的;预备的
He could have taken a spare key.

Spare also a noun.
Give me the trunk key and I’ll get the spare.

2. You use spare to describe something that is not being used by anyone, and is therefore available for someone to use. 剩下的;多余的
They don’t have a lot of spare cach…

3. If you have something such as time, money, or space to spare, you have some extra time, money, to space that you have not used or which you do not need. vi. 剩余,剩下(时间、金钱、空间)
You got here with ninety seconds to spare…

4. If you spare time or another resource for a particular purpose, you make it available for that purpose. 抽出,拔出(金钱或其他资源)
He’s very busy man, and it’s good of him to spare time to visit…

5. If a person or a place is spared, they are not harmed, even though other peple or palces have been. 使免遭伤害;使幸免
Not a man was spared…


6. If you spare someone an unpleasant experience, you prevent them from suffering it. 不让···难堪(或难过)
I wanted to spare Frances the embarrassment of discussing the subject…
controversy a lost of discussion and argument about sth, often involving strong feelings of anger or disapproval n.争论;争议;争辩
controversy (over/about/surrounding sb sth)


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