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VOCABULARY

dedicate (v.)

致力 (zhi4 li4)

The teacher dedicated her life to teaching

retarded children.

這位老師終生致力於智障兒童的教育。

immerse (v.)

沉陷 (chen2 xian4)

Peter immersed himself in work to stop thinking about Mary.

彼得將自己埋首工作中,藉以忘記瑪麗。

impress (v.)

使?感動 (shi3 gan3 dong4)

The movie Cast Away

impressed me very much.

影片「浩劫重生」令我非常感動。

devote (v.)

專心從事

(zhuan1 xin1 cong2 shi4)

Students should devote themselves to their

studies.

學生應該專心於課業。

heritage (n.)

遺產 (yi2 chan3)

Those old temples are part of our cultural

heritage.

那些老舊廟宇是我們文化遺產的一部份。

admire (v.)

羨慕 (xian4 mu4)

I admire the way Dick deals with that case.

我欣賞迪克處理那個案子的態度。

beware (v.)

當心 (dang1 xin1)

Beware of pickpockets in crowded department stores.

在人潮擁擠的百貨公司裡,要當心扒手。

sway (v.)

搖擺 (yao2 bai3)

Even skyscrapers can sometimes sway in the wind.

即便是摩天高樓有時也會在風中搖曳。

consultant (n.)

顧問 (gu4 wen4)

Richard was invited to be a consultant to a

software firm after he

retired.

理查退休後,獲聘擔任一家軟體公司的顧問。

opportunity (n.)

機會 (ji1 hui4)

I'm so glad to have the opportunity to work with you.

我很高興能有機會與你共事。

volunteer (n.)

自願者 (zi4 yuan4 zhe3)

Is there a volunteer to clean the kitchen for me?

有沒有人自願幫我清理廚房?

handsome (adj.)

可觀的 (ke3 guan1 de5)

英俊的 (ying1 jun4 de5)

Scott got a handsome scholarship this semester.

史考特這學期得到了高額的獎學金。

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