F2F Class Notes (Nemo)

Homework

Use some of the vocabulary from today in some writing. Write something like a story and try to use the words.

accuse (v): 1- to say that someone has done something morally wrong, illegal, or unkind
指控,控告;指责;谴责
E.g.: He’s been accused of robbery/murder. 他被指控犯有抢劫/谋杀罪。

On the last day of their tourist /trip

use something up- to finish a supply of something
用光,用完
E.g.: Don’t use up all the milk – we need some for breakfast. 不要把牛奶全用完,我们早餐还要喝。

early sixties/mid sixties/late sixties

She was in her mid sixties

damage (V)-you damage things and you injure people

host (n): 1-female also hostess someone who has guests
主人,东道主
We thanked our hosts for a very enjoyable evening. 我们感谢主人让我们度过了一个愉快的夜晚。

succumb (v): 1- to die or suffer badly from an illness
病死;生病;受病痛折磨
E.g.: Thousands of cows have succumbed to the disease in the past few months. 过去几个月里,几千头奶牛都得了这种病。
E.g.: She succumbed to her injuries

sustain (v): 1- to suffer or experience, especially damage or loss
经历,遭受(尤指破坏或损失)
E.g.: She sustained multiple injuries in the accident. 她在这次事故中多处受伤。
E.g.: Most buildings sustained only minimal damage in the earthquake. 在这次地震中,大多数建筑物受到的破坏都很小。
E.g.: The company has sustained heavy losses this year. 公司今年遭受了严重的亏损。

commit (v): 1- to do something illegal or something that is considered wrong
做(违法或错误的事);犯(罪、错)
E.g.: He was sent to prison for a crime that he didn’t commit. 他蒙冤入狱。
E.g.: to commit adultery/murder 犯通奸罪/杀人罪
E.g.: to commit an offence 犯法

lenient (adj): 1– not as severe or strong in punishment or judgment as would be expected(处罚或判决)宽容的,宽大的,从轻的
E.g.: They believe that judges are too lenient with terrorist suspects. 他们认为法官对恐怖嫌疑分子过于宽容。
E.g.: He hoped for a lenient sentence in return for aiding investigators-他希望得到宽大的判决,作为协助调查人员的回报。

culprit (n): 1-someone who has done something wrong
过失者;责任人
E.g.: Police hope the public will help them to find the culprits. 警方希望公众能协助他们抓到罪犯。