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  22. This country element Horowitz feels helped its audience express an urge to " get away from it all "……

  urge an instinctive drive .冲动。

  如: I felt an urge to further my studies in Europe .我有一种去欧洲深造的冲动。

  23. ……these rock musicians mirror feelings……

  mirror reflect 反映。

  如: The election result reflects their opinions.选举结果反映了他们的观点。

  24. …… where it's heading

  head for move toward (朝某一方向)前进。

  如: They were heading for the deep jungle for hunting .他们去丛林深处打猎。

 

自考高级英语笔记(2

Lesson Two

  Four Choices for Young People

  1. Jim Binns……wrote me about some of his misgivings.

  misgiving worry concern(常用复数)(对未来之事)疑虑不安,怀疑。如:

  I like your scheme in principle my only misgiving is that it may require too large a sum of money.

  我原则上喜欢你的计划,唯一担心的是花销可能太大。

  2……our generation views the adult world with great skepticism……

  skepticism doubt suspicion怀疑(态度);怀疑主义

  be skeptical about:对……持怀疑太度;不相信。如:

  He is skeptical about everything .他对一切事物都抱怀疑态度。

  with a skeptical expression带着怀疑的表情。

  3. Apparently he speaks for a lot of his contemporaries.

  contemporary adj.同时代的,当代;n.同时代的人。如:

  our contemporaries和我们同时代的人 同义词:peer 同等的人,同辈。如:without a peer 无匹敌的

  4. The people responsible are presumably the adults who……

  a.responsible1)(放在名词后面)应负责任的。如:I hold you responsible for the safety

  of her family.我就把她家的安全交给你了。2)(放在名词前面)(工作,地为等)责任重的,有责任的。

  如:a responsible position 要职。3)(人)可靠的,可信赖的,如:a responsible person有责任心的人。

  b. presumably perhaps大概,推测起来,可能。

  5. These conclusions strike me as reasonable ……strike ******. +adj.or n.): 使……感觉(是)。如:

  At first the idea struck me as stupid.起初,这个主意让我觉得很愚蠢。

  He strikes me as an honest man .他让我觉得是个诚实的人。

  6. The relevant question for the arriving generation is not whether our society is imperfect we can take that for granted),but……

  a. relevant:有关的。 如:relevant information 有关信息。若作表语,后面通常跟由介词to 引导的短语。

  如;The judge ruled that the evidence was not relevant to the case.

  法官认定证据与本案无关。

  b. imperfect 不完美,由perfect (完美)加否定前缀im-构成。

  另如ermissible-impermissible possible-impossible proper-improper pure impure

  Mobile-immobile mortal-immortals.

  c. take for granted ……为当然。

  如: You should not take his help for granted .你不应该认为他的帮忙是当然的事。

  7. for all is harshness and irrationality it is the only world we've got.

  a. for all …… 尽管。

  如:For all his learning he is not wise. 他尽管满腹经纶,处世并不聪明。

  For all his efforts he didn't succeed. 他还是个正派的人。

  b. harsh 残酷的;无情的;刻薄的。

  如:She was very harsh with her servant. 她对用人非常刻薄。

  We have to face harsh realities. 我们得面对残酷的现实。

  c. rational 有理性的,通情达理的。

  如:Man is a rational thing. 人是有理性的动物。

  Do you consider it a rational explanation 你觉得这种解释合理吗

  irrational 不理智, ir-为否定前缀。

  另如:Irreducible irregular irreparable irreversible.

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