跳。
Spring(v.)“跳”,“跃”。指有力和有弹性的突然跳跃。
例:They jumped for joy when they heard the news.
他们听到这消息,高兴得跳了起来。
It is dangerous to jump off a moving train.
火车在行驶时跳下来是很危险的。
They leaped lightly over the stream.
他们轻捷地跳过了小溪。
The young deer were leaping about in the meadow.
小鹿在草地上到处跳跃。
Girls like to skip rope.
女孩喜欢跳绳。
Lamps like to skip across the meadow.
小羊喜欢在草地上欢蹦乱跳。
A boy sprang from his seat.
一个男孩突然从座位上跳了起来。
He sprang out of bed when the alarm went off.
听到警铃响,他从床上跳下来。
Journey, Excursion, Expedition, Tour, Trip, Travel, Voyage
Journey(n.)“旅行”,“旅程”。普通用语,指陆地上的远程旅行。
Excursion(n.)“旅行”。较正式,指海上或陆地上的短期外出。
Expedition(n.)“旅行”。指为某一特定目的而组织的艰巨而危险的远征。
Tour(n.)“周游”。指途中在许多地方作短暂停留的观光游览。
Trip(n.)“旅行”。指来往有定的短距离旅行,
强调在路上所花的时间和所走的路程。
Travel(n.)“旅行”。惯用复数形式。泛指旅行各地,
表示旅行的路途远,时间长。
Voyage(n.)“旅行”。常指距离较长的海上旅行, 也可指太空旅行。
例:At first I was afraid the long journey would be too much for her.
起初我担心她不能行这样远的路。
I wish you a good journey.
(祝你)一路平安。
The family made a weekend excursion to a camp ground.
全家周末去宿营地旅行。
The whole excursion took ten hours.
整个短途旅游花了十个小时。
My brother was once a member of the mount Everest Expedition.
我弟弟曾是珠穆朗玛峰登山队的队员。
Our country has sent several parties of people on an expedition to
Antarctic.
我国已派了几队人到南极探险。
We went on a guided tour of Italy that included stops at
Milan,Venice,Florence and Rome.
我们在导游的带领下游览了意大利, 包括米兰,威尼斯,佛罗伦萨和罗马。
They are now making a bridal tour.
他们正在新婚旅行。
I go to work by train, and the trip takes 40 minutes.
我坐火车上班, 路上花40分钟。
I can't afford a trip to Europe.
我负担不起去欧洲旅游的费用。
This trip was cancelled because of the snowstorm.
因为暴风雪, 旅行取消了。
The travels of Marco Polo is one of the most interesting books that
I have ever read.
马可波罗的游记是我生平读过的最有意思的一本书。
Is he back from his travels yet?
他游历回来了吗?
He made a long ocean voyage to Africa.
他远航去了非洲。
We made a rough voyage from London to Australia.
我们作了一次从伦敦至澳大利亚的艰苦航行。
Jail, Prison
Jail(n.)“监狱”。英国的拼法为goal。在英国指民事监狱,
在美国指收容犯有轻罪的人或未经判决的人的收容所?看守所等;
现在也指监狱。
Prison(n.)“监狱”。指大型的监狱。是指监禁判刑的罪犯?等待受审的嫌疑犯?俘虏等的地方。
例:They have Birdsong in jail.
他们把伯德押在牢里。
The court committed a prisoner to jail.
该法庭将罪犯投入监狱。
The thief was sent to prison for a year.
那个小偷被判处一年监禁。
He came out of prison.
他出狱了。
Utter, Express, ronounce
Utter(v.)“说出”。指发出任何听得见的声音。强调发出的声音具有突然性和爆发性。
Express(v.)“说出”。指用语言表达自己的思想或感情。
Pronounce(v.)“说出”,“发音”。可表示人的发音,或具有发音能力;在正式场合中,指宣读?宣判等。
例:She uttered a scream of terror when she saw a snake.
当她看见一条蛇时, 发出了一声害怕的尖叫。
The old man uttered a sigh in the dark room.
在漆黑的屋子里老人发出一声叹息。
It can not be expressed by words.
无法用语言来表达它(不可言传)。
Can you express yourself in English?
你能用英语表达你的意思吗?
My baby can pronounce this word without any difficulty.
我孩子读这个词没有任何困难。
I now pronounce judgement on the issue.
我现在宣布对这一问题的意见。
Use, Consume, Expend, Employ, Utilize
Use(v.)“用”,“使用”。普通用语。指事物时有消费的意义,指人时,对这个行动表示强烈的不赞成。
Consume(v.)“用”。表示用尽,耗尽,指用在自己身上。
Expend(v.)“用”。与consume同义,但多指付出的方向。
Employ(v.)“使用”。较正式用语。指人时有“雇用”的意思;也可用于物,但无消费之意。
Utilize(v.)“使用”。强调使用有益的方面。
例:The company now uses a computer to do all its accounts.
该公司现在使用一台电脑处理一切账目。
He uses every means to prevent it.
他用各种方法阻止它。
They asked how many bottles of wine he consumed in one year.
他们打听他一年里喝了多少啤酒。
We consumed much time and energy in writing this book.
我们写这本书消耗了很多时间和精力。
He lived high and expended largely.
他生活奢侈,花销很大。
She expended all her capital on equipment.
她将所有资本用于设备。
The mill employed a thousand workers.
这家工厂雇用了一千名工人。
You could employ your spare time better.
你可以把业余时间利用得更好些。
To avoid an oil shortage more machines must utilize solar energy.
为了避免石油短缺,更多的机器必须使用太阳能。
Can we utilize straw as fodder?
我们能利用稻草作为饲料吗?
Yet, Already
Yet(adv.)"已经".与Already一样均用于谈论某一特定时间之前可能完成的某项动作.
Yet只用于否定句和疑问句中.
Already(adv.)"已经".常用于肯定的陈述句中,也可用于疑问句以表示惊奇.
例:Has the bell rung yet? It has not rung yet.
已经敲钟了吗? 还没有.
I've started learning Greek, but I haven't got very far yet.
我已经开始学习希腊语,但只是刚刚入门.
John hasn't done much work yet, but Anne has already finished.
约翰还没做多少工作,可是安妮已经做完了.
Have you finished lunch already? It's only 12 o'clock.
你已经吃过午饭了吗? 刚刚12点.
Zero, Cipher, Nil, Nought
Zero(n.)"零".普通用语.是指没有数量和大小等意义时人们喜欢用的词.
Cipher(n.)"零".指0-9的任何一个阿拉伯数码,表示"无"时,具有象征意义.
Nil(n.)"零".多用于体育或新闻领域.
Nought(n.)"零".美语为naught,在字面意义上与cipher同义.
例:His chances of success sank to zero.
他成功的机会降到了最低点.
It was fifteen degrees below zero.
气温是零下十五度.
One followed by two ciphers is 1
  00.
一的后面跟两个零是一百.
I can't bear such a cipher any longer.
我再也不能忍受这样一个无用的人了.
The result of the game was three-nil.
比赛结果是三比零.
The new machine reduced labor costs to almost nil.
新机器把劳动力的成本几乎降到零.
My effort came to naught.
我的努力终成泡影.

  0.01 is usually read point nought one.

  0.01通常被读作 point nought one.

返回Dog Proverbs and Sayings
与狗相关的英语谚语和短语

He is a lucky dog. 他是个幸运儿。
lead a dog's life 过穷困潦倒的日子
not have a dog's chance 毫无机会
top dog 当权派;头儿
treat sb. like a dog 不把某人当人看
a hunting dog 猎犬
a lazy dog 懒汉
a gay dog 一个快乐的人
a dirty dog 下流坯
dog-days n.[pl.]三伏天, 大热天; 无所作为的时期, 无精打彩的日子
A good dog deserves a good bone.
[谚]好狗应该啃好骨头, 有功者受赏。
A living dog is better than a dead lion.
[谚]死狮不如活狗。
A staff [stick] is quickly [soon] found to beat a dog with.
[谚]欲加之罪, 何患无辞。
An old dog barks not in vain.
[谚]老狗不乱吠; 老狗 一吠, 就得小心。
An old dog will learn no new tricks. (=You cannot teach old dogs new tricks.)
[谚]老狗学不了新把戏; 老年人很难适应新事物。
as [like] a dog with two tails
非常开心[高兴]
Barking dogs seldom bite.
[谚]爱叫的狗 不咬人; 咬人的狗不露齿。
be (old) dog at (a thing)
对...有经验; 对...很内行
Beware of a silent dog and still water.
[谚]提防不吠的狗, 小心 静止的水。
come like a dog at a whistle
一呼即来
Every dog has his day.
[谚]凡人皆有得意日。
Every dog is a lion at home. [Every dog is valiant at his own door.]
[谚]狗是百步王, 只在门前凶。
Fight dog, fight bear.
[谚]打个青红皂白, 一决雌雄。
Give a dog a bad [an ill] name(and hang him).
[谚]一旦给人加一个坏名声, 他就永远洗刷不掉; 人言可畏。
It is ill to waken sleeping dogs. [let sleeping dogs lie; don't wake a sleeping dog.]
别多事, 别惹麻烦。
lead a dog's life
过着牛马不如的生活
love me, love my dog.
[谚]你若把我当朋友, 也要把我的朋友当朋友; 爱屋及乌。
Scornful[Hungry] dogs will eat dirty puddings.
[谚]人到危急时, 平时所不屑做的也要做; 急不暇择, 饥不择食。
teach an old dog new tricks
使守旧的人接受新事物
teach the dog to bark
教狗怎么叫(意指多此一举)
The dog returns to his vomit.
狗回头吃自己吐出来的东西; 重犯旧日罪恶。

Back美元的起源
The origin of dollar
The origin of the almighty dollar is in what is now the Czech Republic. In 1519, a silver mine near the town of Joachimstal (literally "Joachim's valley," from the German Tal, meaning valley) began minting a silver coin called, unimaginatively, the Joachimstaler. The coin, which was circulated widely, became better known by its clipped form, the taler. In Dutch and Low German, the initial consonant softened to become daler. English adopted this form, eventually changing its spelling to the modern dollar.
In the American colonies, there was no standard currency. The coin that was in widest use was the Spanish Peso, known also as "Pieces of Eight" because it could be divided into eight pie-like pieces. The English colonists informally assigned the name dollar to this coin. In 1785, when the Continental Congress established U.S. currency, they adopted dollar as name for the standard unit of currency, at the suggestion of Governeur Morris and Thomas Jefferson, because the term was widely known and was not associated with any form of official English currency. (Jefferson also coined the term disme, from the French dixieme, for a tenth of a dollar. Pronounced deem, it eventually became dime.)
The origin of the $ sign has several folkloric stories attached. One says that Thomas Jefferson invented it, perhaps as a sort of monogram for TS. Jefferson was the first to use the symbol in relation to the U.S. dollar, but this story is fanciful. Another says that originally it was U superimposed over an S, for U.S. of course. Eventually the base of the U eroded due to poor printing technology, leaving an S with two lines through it. Another says that it is a variant of a figure eight that appeared on the Spanish Peso, standing for the pieces of eight. This last is close to the truth, but not quite there.
The Spanish royal family used on its escutcheon, two pillars (representing the Pillars of Hercules in Gibraltar and Morocco) crossed by an unfurled banner reading "Plus Ultra." This symbol appeared on the Peso, and looked much like the modern $ sign. It was adopted as a symbol for the Peso in the American colonies, and was transferred to the dollar.
The U.S. was the first nation to adopt an official currency named the dollar. In 1797, the Bank of England began minting "dollar" coins as bank-issued currency. Other nations that have adopted the name dollar for their currency have done so in emulation of either the U.S. or this short-lived Bank of England practice.
至高无上的美元起源于现今的捷克共和国。1519年,位于Joachimstal镇 (意为 Joachim山谷,源于德语“Tal”为“山谷”)附近的一座银矿开始制造银币,银币的名称,不假思索的取名为Joachimster,这种银币广泛流通,后来名称简化为“taler”,变的更加有名。在荷兰及德国南方,taler一词开头的辅音常常软化而变成 “daler”。英语采用了这一形式,最终其拼写为现在的 “dollar”一词的形式。
在美国殖民地,以前没有标准的货币。最广泛使用的是西班牙比索,也称之为 “八片币”,因为它可以分
 

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