Time时代杂志核心单词:动词篇(10)

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Time时代杂志核心单词:动词篇(10)

201.issue v. 发行

【同】release

On Nov.21, Free as a Bird will be issued as part of The Beatles Anthology Volume 1.

《自由翱翔》11月21日就要上市,收录在《甲壳虫精选第一集》中。

202.justify v. 证明……为合理

According to a White House source, the Clinton Administration doesnt feel the changes in Cuba have been substantial enough to justify a diplomatic rapprochement… 

根据白宫一消息人士的说法,克林顿政府觉得古巴的改变还不够大,不足以让两国就此复交。

注: rapprochement n. 建交或复交

203.launch v. 1. 发动,展开(攻击等);2. 发售,推出(新产品)

【同】1. start

Democrats too have launched a guerrilla operation to snag women in this presidential election.

在此次总统选举中,民主党也发动了一场游击战攻势,企图拉拢女性选民。

注: snag v. (口语)抓取

204.lift [lɪft] v. 撤除,解除

It is an article of faith in Havana that if only Washington would lift the 33-year-old trade embargo, a vast infusion of American cash would rescue Cubas economy.

只要华盛顿当局撤销对古巴33年之久的贸易禁运措施,大笔美国资金将涌入解救古巴经济,在哈瓦那,这已是大家公认的事。

注: an article of faith 信条;embargo v. 禁运;infusion n. 注入

205.maintain v. 坚称

【同】claim

The key to success, Akimoto and other cable executive maintain, is to provide customers with local telephone service practically free of charge, a come-on that has worked well for cable companies in Britain.

Akimoto和其他有线电视主管坚称,向顾客提供实用性的市内电话免费服务是成功的关键,英国有线电视公司用这种方式招揽顾客就非常成功。

注: come-on n. 招揽顾客的方式

206.merge v. 合并

Viacom, Paramounts preferred suitor, announced an agreement to merge with video rental giant Blockbuster Entertainment.

Viacom公司是派拉蒙公司最中意的合并对象,却宣布已同意和录像带出租业巨人Blockbuster娱乐公司合并。

注: suitor n. 求婚者

207.muster v. 召集

【同】summon gather

But all he could muster on the House floor were 30 votes, mostly from congressional nobodies like himself.

但他在议会所能争取到的支持者只有30人,且大部分是和他一样的小角色。

208.navigate v. 航行于,行进于

Once their link to the Net is established, viewers will, in theory, be able to navigate Websites with their trusty remotes as easily as they now surf TV channel.

一旦与全球资讯网连线,理论上,这些观众用他们信赖的遥控器就能漫游各处网站,就好像看电视换台一样容易。

209.negotiate, v. 谈判;通过谈判达成,谈成

Veterans can negotiate their own contracts as free agents, while young players must accept what their team pays them as long as it meets the minimum salary.

老球员可以以自由经纪人的身份和球员谈成合约,年轻球员对于球队给的薪水,只要符合最低水平,就只有接受的份。

210.observe v. 遵守,举行

【同】honor

After obtaining the three signatures requiredfrom his own doctor, a cancer specialist and a psychiatristand observing the nine-day cooling-off period, Dent was free to choose the time of his own passing.

得到了3个必要的人——他的医生,一位癌症专家及一位精神医师——的签字后,再经过规定的9天冷静期,邓肯就可以自由选择他自己的死亡时间。

注: cooling-off period 做重大决定前用来冷却激情的一段时间 




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