小姐 asked in 社會與文化語言 · 1 decade ago

Vocabulary 解答...

請各位大大幫我解答這些題目

若有翻譯那就更好了

選出最適合替代括弧的字或詞

1. Learning to use a computer would greatly (facilitate) his work as a writer, but he stubbornly refused to do so.

(A)switch (B)simplify (C)dedicate (D)trim

2. Norman bad a (pretentious) habit of always using the biggest words he possibly could, but he often ended up using them in the wrong way.

(A)sluggish (B)deceptive (C)prickly (D)pompous

3. Because tuberculosis is so (infectious), many schools require students to be Vaccinated against the disease before they are allowed to register for classes.

(A)contagious (B)cordial (C)infamous (D)foreign

4. After undergoing chemotherapy, her hair was so (sparse) that she bad to wear a wig.

(A)desperate (B)outstanding (C)meager (D)absurd

5. My co-worker Herman is a complete pessimist—he predicts (catastrophe) for every new project.

(A)calamity (B)mutation (C)menace (D)longitude

非常感謝~~

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    1. Learning to use a computer would greatly (facilitate) his work as a writer, but he stubbornly refused to do so.

    (A)switch (B)simplify (C)dedicate (D)trim

    1.學習如何使用電腦可以對他作家的工作有所幫助,但他卻堅持不學。

    facilitate為促進,幫助的意思。

    選項中(A)轉換(B)簡化(C)奉獻(D)修剪

    故選擇C。

    2. Norman bad a (pretentious) habit of always using the biggest words he possibly could, but he often ended up using them in the wrong way.

    (A)sluggish (B)deceptive (C)prickly (D)pompous

    2.(前面有點怪...可能是Norman had a...)諾曼習慣自大地誇耀,但結果卻常吹破了牛皮。<--這句不太好翻,比較看不出原意,請見諒^^;;

    pretentious為自大的意思。

    選項中(A)遲鈍的(B)虛偽的(C)易怒的(D)自誇的

    故選D。

    3. Because tuberculosis is so (infectious), many schools require students to be Vaccinated against the disease before they are allowed to register for classes.

    (A)contagious (B)cordial (C)infamous (D)foreign

    3.結核病非常具傳染性,因此許多學校要求學生註冊前必須接種疫苗。

    infectious為具傳染性的意思。

    選項(A)感染性的(B)友好的(C)聲名狼藉的(D)外國的

    因此選A。

    4. After undergoing chemotherapy, her hair was so (sparse) that she bad to wear a wig.

    (A)desperate (B)outstanding (C)meager (D)absurd

    4.(這題似乎跟第二題一樣,把had打成bad了....)接受化療後,她的頭髮變得很稀疏,需要戴假髮。

    sparse為稀疏之意。

    選項(A)絕望的(B)傑出的(C)貧乏的(D)荒謬的

    故選最接近的C。

    5. My co-worker Herman is a complete pessimist—he predicts (catastrophe) for every new project.

    (A)calamity (B)mutation (C)menace (D)longitude

    5.我的同事赫曼是個完完全全的悲觀主義者-老預測每個新案子會失敗。

    catastrophe為慘敗之意。

    選項(A)災禍(B)突變(C)威脅(D)經度

    故選A。

    2006-02-23 09:57:55 補充:

    hmm....看到環保媽咪的意見我又去翻了一遍字典,發現facilitate也有簡化,使某事變得方便的意義在。(答題時太focus在促進這意義上了....)這樣那我的答案需要更正為(B)simplify才對了。感謝環保媽咪指教唷<(_ _)>

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