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Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 1 decade ago

高手請進!這篇文章有沒有什麼值得注意的單字和文法?

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/08/world/africa/08k...

請問這篇文章有什麼比較特別的文法,或者比較常用的單字或文法?可否列出來給我呢?

Update:

經典的內容也可以列出來

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    emphatically 強調地;斷然地

    If nobody comes to help us, I will die here, right here,” he said, emphatically patting the earth with a cracked, ancient-looking hand.

    imperil 使陷於危險,危及

    Water pollution imperils all kinds of marine life.

    水質污染危及所有海洋生物。

    The twin hearts of Kenya’s economy, agriculture and tourism, are especially imperiled.

    bristle (毛髮等)直立,倒豎, 發怒;準備格鬥[(+up/at)]

    He bristled when presented with reports that dozens of children in his area had recently died of hunger.

    She bristled with anger at the mention of his name.

    她一聽到他的名字便氣得毛髮倒豎。

    synonymous 同義的;同義詞性質的

    Ethiopia. Sudan. Somalia. Maybe even Niger and Chad. These countries have become almost synonymous with drought and famine.

    precarious 不穩的;危險的

    Our financial situation is still precarious.

    我們的財政狀況仍不穩定。

    Even in a good year, life here is extremely precarious.

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