VIP Class Notes (Nemo)[W]

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Vocabulary

diametrically (adv): completely
完全地,完整地
E.g.: The two politicians have diametrically opposite points of view/are diametrically opposed.
这两位政治家的观点截然相反。

blend (n): a mixture of different things or styles
(不同东西或风格的)混合品,混合物
E.g.: a rich blend of the finest coffee beans
各种上等咖啡豆的混合品

pot/a flowerpot
花盆
E.g.: a terracotta plant pot
赤陶植物盆
E.g.: Most lilies grow well in pots.
大多数百合花在盆中都生长良好。

soil (n): the material on the surface of the ground in which plants grow
泥土,土壤
E.g.: light/heavy/fertile soil
轻质/黏重/肥沃土

rectangle (n): a flat shape with four 90° angles and four sides, with opposite sides of equal length
长方形;矩形
E.g.: The area of a rectangle is its height times its width.
E.g.: The rectangle is 5 cm long and 1.9 cm wide.

compelling (Adj): very exciting and interesting and making you want to watch or listen
引人入胜的;激动人心的;扣人心弦的
I found the whole film very compelling.
我觉得整部影片都很扣人心弦。
a compelling story
扣人心弦的故事

propagate (v): to produce a new plant from a parent plant
(使)(植物)繁殖
E.g.: Most house plants can be propagated from stem cuttings.
大多数家养植物都能由切下来的茎繁殖。
E.g.: Plants need certain conditions to propagate.
植物需要一定的条件才能繁殖。

Writing

what ‘s your opinion of raising a pet.
from my point of view, it’s great fun to raise pets. living with pets will be good no matter you live alone or with family as most kinds of pets are really cute and understanding.
however, troubles will arouse if you choose to raise pets at home.
Personlly I have some concerns with the main one being messy home environment. I can not bear a house full of animal hairs and scratches on the furnitures as a neat freak. that”s why I choose not to have any pets at home.

what ‘s your opinion of/on raising a pet.
from my point of view, it’s great fun to raise pets. living with pets will be good no matter if you live alone or with family as most kinds of pets are really cute and feel our feelings/changes of our mood.
however, troubles/issues could arise if you choose to raise pets at home.
Personally I have some concerns, with the main one being messy home environment. (as a neat freak)I can not bear a house full of animal hairs and scratches on the furnitures because I’m a neat freak. That”s why I choose not to have any pets at home.