大公產品

首页 > 生活 > 正文

WORDS AND USAGE

時間:2020-10-12 04:23:54來源:大公報

  •Tell sth/sb apart (from another) (phrasal verb) – To distinguish; to perceive something or someone as being different or distinct from another.

  (辨別,釐清)

  Examples:

  1.I couldn't tell apart the real $20 banknote from the counterfeit one.  

  2.The twins were identical, and we couldn't tell them apart.

  •Right a/the wrong (idiom) - To do something to prevent a bad situation from continuing.(撥亂反正,糾正錯誤)

  Examples:

  1.Most problems arise from neglect and, since repairs involve skilled labour, righting a wrong can be expensive.  

  2.He seems to think he can right all the wrongs of the world.

  •Pass sb/sth off as sth/sb else (phrasal ver) - To make people think that someone or something is somebody or something else.(冒充,假扮)

  Examples:

  1.They bought up pieces of old furniture and passed them off as valuable antiques.  

  2.He passed himself off as a doctor.

  •Besiege (verb) - When someone is besieged, a lot of people surround them.(包圍)

  Examples:

  1.When the pop star tried to leave her hotel, she was besieged by waiting journalists and fans.  

  2.A shop owner was besieged by job applications.

  •Way out (idiom) - The means by which a predicament, dilemma, etc., may be solved; a way of dealing with a problem.((脫離困境的)出路,(解決問題的)方法)

  Examples:

  1.The best way out of a difficulty is through it.  

  2.There must be a way out of this mess.

最新要聞

最新要聞

最受歡迎