Online Class Notes (Nemo)

Vocabulary

first come, first served
used to mean that people will receive something or be dealt with in the order in which they ask or arrive
先到先得;先到先接待

marzipan (n): a soft, yellow or white food made from almonds, sugar, and eggs, used for decorating cakes and making sweets
(用于装饰蛋糕或制糖果的)杏仁蛋白糊

a day old rice

cottage (n): a small house, usually in the countryside
(通常指乡村中的)小屋,村舍
They live in an idyllic country/thatched cottage, with roses around the door.
他们住在田园诗般的乡村小屋/茅舍,门前玫瑰环绕。
We rented a little beach cottage on the North Caroline coast.
我们在北卡罗莱纳州海岸租下了一间小小的海滨农舍。

feed (n): food eaten by animals that are not kept as pets
动物饲料
cattle/animal feed
牛/动物饲料

over the top-too extreme and not suitable, or demanding too much attention or effort, especially in an uncontrolled way
太过头;太过分
I thought the decorations were way (= very) over the top.
我觉得这些装饰太过头了。
The speech was a bit OTT.
这个发言有点儿过分。
He realized he’d gone over the top with the seating arrangements.
他意识到自己在座位安排上做得太过分了。

beyond your wildest dreams
to a degree or in a way you had never thought possible
超过所望,出乎意料
Suddenly she was rich beyond her wildest dreams.
她突然出乎意料地发了大财。
The plan succeeded beyond my wildest dreams.
计划居然出乎我意料地成功了。

tube (n): a long, thin container made of soft metal or plastic that is closed at one end and has a small hole at the other, usually with a cover, used for storing thick liquids
(由软金属或塑料制成的通常有盖的,盛膏状物的)软管
a tube of toothpaste
一管牙膏