VIP Class Notes (Li)


improve: to get better 改进,改善

eg. His performance improved dramatically after a few months.

eg. He did a lot to improve conditions for factory workers.

establish: to start a company or organization that will continue for a long time 建立;设立;创立

eg. My company was established in 1822.

get your hopes up: 令人鼓起希望

eg. Now don’t get your hopes up or you’ll be disappointed later.

mentor: 导师

eg. My mentor guides me when I encounter difficulties at work.

delegate: to give a particular job, duty, right etc. to someone else so that they do it for you (把…)委派(给…),(把…)委托(给…);授权(给…)

eg. My manager always delegates difficult tasks to me.

excuse: reason 理由,借口

eg. He’d better have a good excuse for being late.

eg. There’s no excuse for that sort of behaviour.

recommend: 推荐,介绍;建议

eg. She has been recommended for promotion.

eg. The doctor recommended (that) I get more exercise.

adjustment: a small change 调整;调节;小改动

eg. The bike needed a few adjustments before it was ready to leave the shop.

eg. It requires a few minor adjustments.


she didn’t give me a person to help me work – she didn’t find another person to help/support me 

my team only has two years history – my team has only been established/running for two years

be true – come true

other leaders think I work hard – other leaders think I’m a hard-working person/hard worker 

work 成果 – work result/outcome 

two a year – twice a year

I have so many works – I have so much/a lot of work