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听故事学4000英语词汇32: 屠龙记

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4000 Essential English Words 2 Paul Nation

4000英语核心词汇2 保罗·纳新

Unit 2 Word List

第2单元 单词表

bring v.

带来;带走

To bring means to take someone or something to a person or place.

表示把某人或某物带给另一个人或地方。

→ Oscar will bring in all the boxes.

奥斯卡会把所有箱子带过来。

castle n.

城堡

A castle is a building with strong walls where royalty usually lives.

表示皇室住的高墙大院。

→ The castle was built many years ago.

这座城堡建于许多年前。

command v.

命令

To command someone is to tell them to do something.

表示告诉某人做某事。

→ The general commanded his army to attack.

将军命令军队出击。

counsel v.

建议;劝告

To counsel someone is to listen and give advice about a problem.

表示倾听并给出解决问题的建议。

→ The teacher counseled the girl about her troubles.

老师帮女孩解决疑问。

ensure v.

保证

To ensure is to make certain that something happens.

表示肯定某事会发生。

→ Eating good food ensures that we stay healthy.

食用健康食品能让我们拥有好身体。

explosion n.

爆炸

An explosion is a violent burst, usually with a loud sound.

表示猛烈的爆裂,通常伴有巨响。

→ A nuclear explosion can cause great damage.

核爆炸的损害巨大。

jewelry n.

珠宝

Jewelry is something that people wear like earrings or necklaces.

人们佩戴的诸如耳环或项链等东西。

→ The woman looked beautiful with her nice dress and jewelry.

这个女人的穿着和佩戴的珠宝让她显得很漂亮。

land v.

着陆

To land means to come to the ground usually from a ship or aircraft.

表示到达地面,通常指从船上或飞机上下来。

→ The parachutist landed safely on the ground.

伞兵安全着陆。

meteor n.

流星

A meteor is a rock from outer space that falls to Earth.

从外太空掉入地球的岩石。

→ We saw a meteor in the sky last night.

我们昨晚看到流星了。

monster n.

怪物

A monster is any imaginary frightening creature that looks strange.

表示任何长相奇怪的、虚构的并且吓人的生物。

→ The monster scared everyone in the village.

村里每个人都被怪物吓坏了。

northern adj.

北方的

If something is northern, it is in the direction of north.

表示朝北方向的。

→ It is much colder in northern countries than it is here.

北方国家比这里寒冷多了。

remote adj.

遥远的

If something is remote, it is very far away and difficult to get to.

表示很远并且难以到达的。

→ It took many days to get to the remote island.

要很多天才能去到那座遥远的岛上。

southern adj.

南方的

If something is southern, it is in the direction of south.

表示朝南方向的。

→ Taegu is located in the southern part of the Korean peninsula.

大邱市位于朝鲜半岛南部。

statue n.

雕像;雕塑

A statue is an image of a person or animal made of stone or metal.

表示用石头或金属做成的人或动物的肖像。

→ I saw a beautiful statue of a lion today.

我今天看到一座漂亮的狮子雕塑。

steam n.

蒸汽

Steam is water that has become hot and has turned into a misty gas.

水变热时变成的雾气。

→ We could see the steam rise from the boiling water.

我们可以看到开水中升起的蒸汽。

submit v.

服从,顺从

To submit to someone is to agree to do what they tell you to do.

表示听从命令去做。

→ She submitted to her mother's wishes and did her homework.

她听了妈妈的话,去做作业了。

temple n.

寺庙

A temple is a building that is used for religious purposes.

宗教用途的建筑。

→ The people visited the temple to pray.

人们去庙里祈福。

upper adj.

较高的,上面的

Upper means higher in position or place.

表示更高的位置或地方。

→ A home's attic is at the upper part of the structure.

阁楼在房子的靠上部位。

weed n.

野草

A weed is a plant, especially one that is not useful or wanted.

一种植物,通常是无用处或不受人喜欢的杂草。

→ The yard of the house was full of ugly weeds.

这家庭院里杂草丛生。

wing n.

翅膀

A wing is the part of an animal that lets it fly.

能使动物飞翔的身体部位。

→ The bird used its wings to fly across the water.

鸟儿挥动翅膀飞过水面。

The Dragon

An evil dragon lived in a castle in the remote southern mountains.

偏远的南部山区有一座城堡,里面住着一条恶龙。

One day the monster landed in a town. The dragon commanded the people, "Give me food now, or I will eat you!" The dragon lifted its wings so that its lungs could be completely filled with hot steam, and breathed it upon the people. A man turned into a stone statue!

有一天,这条恶龙来到一座镇子。它对民众说:“给我食物,不然就把你们都吃掉!”说罢举起翅膀,朝着人们口吐火热的气体。瞬间把其中一人变为了石像!

The people submitted and brought food. The dragon ate all of it and left.

人们不敢造次,纷纷回家带来了食物。恶龙吃完食物后离开了。

The people sent a boy to ask for help from a wise old man. He resided in a temple.

寺庙里住着一位年长的智者,人们派一名小男孩去向他求救。

The boy told the old man about the dragon. Then, the old man counseled the boy. "A meteor will fall in the northern sky. It will make a huge explosion. Find the meteor and bring it to me. I will use it to make a sword for you."

小男孩对长者说了事情原委。长者听后回答说:“会有一块陨石从北边落下来,到时会造成大爆炸。把这块陨石找来给我,我为你铸一把剑。”

The boy did as the old man said. Soon, the sword was ready.

男孩按照长者所言行动。很快,宝剑就做好了。

Use this to kill the dragon. But be careful. You must cover yourself with weeds that smell bad. That will ensure that he does not smell you, the man said.

“用这把剑去屠龙,但要小心。你要藏身于臭草丛中,这样恶龙便无法发现你的踪迹,”长者说道。

The boy traveled for many days to find the castle. He went to the upper level and opened a door. He could see the dragon's tail. It was sleeping, so the boy killed it. Then, he took the dragon's gold and jewelry and returned to his town. The people were happy.

数天之后。男孩找到了那座城堡。他爬上楼并打开了一扇门。他能看到恶龙的尾巴,此时它熟睡正酣,男孩趁机杀掉了恶龙。随后,男孩带上了恶龙的金银珠宝返回了城里。人们喜出望外。

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