VIP Class Notes (Nemo)


root and branch -completely彻底;根本地
E.g.: Racism must be eliminated, root and branch.

able-bodied (adj): 1-used to refer to someone who is healthy and has no illness, injury, or condition that makes it difficult to do the things that other people do
E.g.: All able-bodied young men were forced to join the army.

discrepancy (n): a difference between two things that should be the same
E.g.: There is some discrepancy between the two accounts. 这两份账单之间有一些出入。
E.g. : The committee is reportedly unhappy about the discrepancy in numbers. 据说委员会对数字不一致很不满。
Discrepancy in the healthcare shouldn’t exist

benign (adj): 1-A benign tumor is not likely to cause death.
E.g. : a benign tumor 良性肿瘤

malignant (adj): 1-A malignant disease or growth is likely to get worse and lead to death.
E>.g: The process by which malignant cancer cells multiply isn’t fully understood. 人们尚未完全了解恶性癌细胞的繁殖过程。
E.g: Is the tumor malignant or benign? 这个肿瘤是恶性的还是良性的?