来源:网络 2019-03-26


111.abandon  v. 抛弃

【同】give up【反】stay with

Zhu (Ming-jiang) was forced as a teenager to abandon his education and, like tens of thousands of other intellectual young Chinese during the 1960s and 70s, was sent to the countryside to bere-educatedby peasant


112.abolish v. 废除

Man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life.


113.abuse v.&n. 滥用;虐待

The term is much abused lately: in its strictest sense, virtual reality means creating an artificial environment so convincing it cant be distinguished from the real thing


114.acknowledge  v. 承认


Johnson acknowledged that he has in the past taken AZT, the antiviral drug typically administered when a persons helper T-cell count drops to 500. 


115.acquire  v. 获取,取得

Even very young children learn by imitation; by watching how others act when they see someone in distress, these children acquire a repertoire of sensitive responses


注: distress n. 痛苦,悲痛; a repertoire of 许多的,多方面的

116.adapt v. 适应


John Woo believes the communists are too smart to kill a cash like the Hong Kong movie business, and that local moviemakers will adapt.


117.address  v. 处理


Scientists first raised alarms about climate change in the late 1980s, but the international community has taken few concrete steps to address the problem


118.affect  v. 影响

They insist that the issue (work-family dilemma) be seen as affecting both men and women.


119.amount  v. 等于

The morning in Seattle, addressing hundreds of analysts and media, Gates hit a rare rhetorical high, offering up what amounted to his new digital gospel.那天早上在西雅图盖茨对数百名分析家与媒体人士,以罕见的慷慨激昂的措词,发表了一篇声明,等于揭示了他对于数字时代的新信条。 

注: hit v. 达到(某一水平);rhetorical adj. 措辞的;high adj. 高水准

120.appeal  v. 呼吁

In a letter released after his death, Dent appealed to those who attacked his decision:” If you disagree with voluntary euthanasia, then dont use it, but dont deny me the right to use it if and when I want to.”