VIP Class Notes (Nemo)


the pros and cons
​the advantages and disadvantages of something, especially something that you are considering doing
E.g.: We’re just weighing up the pros and cons of moving to a bigger house.

legalize (v):to allow something by law
E.g.: Same-sex marriages have been legalized in many states.

fake news-假新闻,false stories that appear to be news, spread on the internet or using other media, usually created to influence political views or as a joke:
E.g.: There is concern about the power of fake news to affect election results.

insecure: (adj) (NOT CONFIDENT)
​Insecure people have little confidence and are uncertain about their own abilities or if other people really like them:
E.g.: I wonder what it was about her upbringing that made her so insecure.
E.g.: He still feels insecure about his ability to do the job.

ignore (v):to intentionally not listen or give attention to
E.g.: She can be really irritating but I try to ignore her.
E.g.: I smiled at her but she just ignored me.

…..that’s one of the reasons

while I was shopping at the department store-当我在百货公司购物时

while (conjunction):during the time that, or at the same time as
E.g.: I read it while you were drying your hair.
E.g.: While I was in Italy I went to see Alessandro.

I asked the worker about the price of the product/what’s the price…

HIV positive-HIV阳性

HIV negative-HIV阴性