VIP Class Notes (Nemo)

Today we focused on:

https://www.speaklanguages.com/english/phrases/checking-out

Vocabulary

front door (n): the main entrance to a building, especially a house, usually facing the road
前门;正门
E.g.: Do you lock the front door at night?

laundry (n): the dirty clothes and sheets that need to be, are being, or have been washed
待洗(或正在洗涤、洗完)的衣物
E.g.: I’ve got to do (= wash) my laundry.
我得把衣服洗了。

facilities [ plural ]
the buildings, equipment, and services provided for a particular purpose
设施;设备
E.g.: shopping facilities
购物设施
E.g.: medical facilities
医疗设施
E.g.: sports facilities
体育设施

Would it be possible to have a late check-out? 有可能延迟退房吗?

reception (n): the place in a hotel or office building where people go when they first arrive
(旅馆或办公楼的)接待处,服务台,前台
E.g.: Ask for me at reception.
要找我的话,到前台问询。
E.g.: I signed in at the reception desk.
我在接待处登了记。

receptionist (n): a person who works in a place such as a hotel, office, or hospital, who welcomes and helps visitors and answers the phone
接待员;招待员

blanket (n): a flat cover made of wool or similar warm material, usually used on a bed
毛毯,毯子
E.g.: an electric blanket
E.g.: She shivered, and gathered the blanket around her.
E.g.: She wrapped the baby in a blanket.

extra (adv): added to what is normal
额外的;附加的
E.g.: If you need any extra help, just call me.
如果还需要其他的帮助,尽管给我打电话。
E.g.: Recently he’s been working an extra two hours a day.
近来他每天都加班两个小时。
E.g.: Could I have an extra blanket?

hoodie (n): a sweatshirt (= cotton clothing for the upper body) that has a hood to cover the head
带风帽的运动衫

craving (n): a strong feeling of wanting something
渴望,热望;难以抑制的渴求
E.g.: I have a craving for chocolate.
我很想吃巧克力。

crave (v): to have a very strong feeling of wanting something
渴望,热望;难以抑制的渴求
E.g.: Many young children crave attention.
许多小孩子渴望得到关注。

ketchup (n): a thick, cold, red sauce made from tomatoes
西红柿酱
E.g.: Do you want some ketchup with your burger?
你的汉堡包要加些西红柿酱吗?

ketchup can cook many things—YOur mother or you can cook many things
You can prepare many dishes with ketchup

Could you please change the sheets?
你能换一下床单吗?

out of order-not working correctly 指(机器等)失灵、有毛病、出故障:
E.g.: The toilets are all out of order.-这些抽水马桶都坏了。

receipt (n):收据;收条
a piece of paper that shows that goods or services have been paid for
E.g.: Can I have a receipt, please?请给我开个收据,好吗?
E.g.: to make out (= write) a receipt-写收据

cleanliness (n):清洁;干净;爱干净的习惯
the state of being clean or the habit of keeping things clean
E.g.: Some people are obsessive about cleanliness.-有些人有洁癖。

shot (n): a small amount of an alcoholic drink
少量烈酒
E.g.: a shot of whisky
少量的威士忌

tipsy (adj): slightly drunk
微醉的
E.g.: Auntie Pat is getting a little tipsy again.
帕特阿姨又有点儿醉了。

Pina Colada-菠萝汁朗姆酒(用朗姆酒和菠萝汁、椰汁调制而成)

Pronunciation

ketchup- /ˈketʃ.ʌp/