F2F Class Notes (Nemo)


photojournalism (n)the activity of creating news articles using mainly photographs; one of these articles


Hong Kongese family

my ass off
to do a lot or do way too much
I have been working my ass off!I worked my tail off to get done on time. You spend half your life working your butt off—and for what?

work till/until you drop
to work until you are so tired that you cannot work any more努力工作直到精疲力尽

work your ass off-to work very hard
I worked my ass off for that man.

vegetarian (n): 1-a person who does not eat meat for health or religious reasons or because they want to avoid being cruel to animals
E.g.: Of the four million people who have become vegetarians in this country, nearly two thirds are women.
(adj): -not eating or including meat
E.g.: vegetarian cooking/food
E.g.: a vegetarian dish/meal
E.g.: a vegetarian restaurant

vegan (n): 1-a person who does not eat or use any animal products, such as meat, fish, eggs, cheese, or leather
E.g.: Vegans get all the protein they need from nuts, seeds, and cereals.

supplement (n): 1-something that is added to something else in order to improve it or complete it; something extra
E.g.: The doctor said she should be taking vitamin supplements.

hangover (n): 1-a feeling of illness after drinking too much alcohol
E.g.: I had a terrible hangover the next morning.

hungover (adj): 1-feeling ill with a bad pain in the head and often wanting to vomit after having drunk too much alcohol
E.g.: That was a great party last night, but I’m (feeling) really hungover this morning.

oblivious (adj): 1-not conscious of something, especially what is happening around you(尤指对周围发生的事情)毫不在意的,毫无知觉的,未察觉的
E.g.: Absorbed in her work, she was totally oblivious of her surroundings.

tipsy (adj): 1-slightly drunk
E.g.: Auntie Pat is getting a little tipsy again.

I was never really drunk(喝醉了), I only got tipsy .

take the initiative-采取主动

chore (n): 1-a job or piece of work that is often boring or unpleasant but needs to be done regularly
E.g.: I’ll go shopping when I’ve done my chores (= done the jobs in or around the house).

errand (n): 1-a short journey either to take a message or to take or collect something(短程)差事;跑腿
E.g.: I’ll meet you at six, I’ve got some errands to do/run first.

based on a true story-基于真实的故事
This book is based on a true story.-这本书是以一个真实的故事为基础写的。