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听故事学4000英语词汇63: 男孩和他的雪橇

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4000 Essential English Words 3 Paul Nation

4000英语核心词汇3 保罗·纳森

Unit 3 Word List

第3单元 单词表

alley n.

小巷

An alley is a narrow road behind houses or buildings.

建筑物之间的狭窄小路。

→ The alley behind my house looks dirty.

我房子后面的小巷看起来很脏。

ax n.

斧头

An ax is a tool used to cut wood.

用于砍木头的工具。

→ She used an ax to cut some wood for the fire.

她用斧头劈柴生火。

bunch n.

A bunch is a group of the same things.

一群同类的物品。

→ She was hungry, so she ate the entire bunch of grapes.

她饿了,所以她把整串葡萄都吃了。

chore n.

杂务

A chore is a job that you have to do but don't like.

不得不做但又不喜欢做的事。

→ It's Nikki's chore to do the dishes every Tuesday and Wednesday night.

每周二和周三晚上洗碗对尼基来说是件苦差事。

decent adj.

得体的

When something is decent, it is OK or good enough.

足够好的。

→ Eric did a decent job painting the fence.

埃里克把篱笆油漆得很好。

disgrace n.

耻辱

Disgrace is a feeling of shame.

羞耻感。

→ He felt a sense of disgrace after failing his big exam.

他考试不及格后感到很丢脸。

elbow n.

肘部

The elbow is the middle part of a person's arm that lets you bend it.

手臂的中间部位,可以弯曲。

→ She pointed to her elbow to show me where she hurt herself.

她用手指向肘部,以此告诉我受伤的地方。

grateful adj.

感谢的

When you are grateful for something, you are happy that it happened.

表示对某事的发生感到高兴。

→ The girls were grateful to have a chance to spend time with their grandfather.

女孩们很开心有机会和爷爷在一起。

irritate v.

刺激

To irritate means to annoy someone.

惹恼某人。

→ She was irritated when her brother told her that he had lost her camera.

当她哥哥告诉她弄丢了照相机时,她很生气。

kid v.

玩笑

To kid is to make a joke to make someone believe something which is not true.

以假乱真的笑话。

→ I am not really mad. I was kidding when I said I was angry.

我不是真的生气,我只是在开玩笑。

loose adj.

散漫的

When something is loose, it is not held in place well.

表示不在恰当地方的。

→ The bolt was loose, so I tightened it with the wrench.

螺栓松了,所以我用扳手把它拧紧。

offend v.

冒犯

To offend someone means to make them angry or upset.

使人感到生气或沮丧。

→ They were both offended by what they had said to each other.

他们俩都对彼此说的话感到生气。

overnight adv.

一夜间

When something happens overnight, it happens during the night.

表示夜间发生的事。

→ The campers stayed in the tent overnight.

露营者们在帐篷里过夜。

persist v.

坚持

To persist means to keep doing something even when it is hard.

即使有困难也继续做下去。

→ Even though the lesson was difficult, he persisted until he understood.

尽管这堂课很难,他还是坚持到理解为止。

pine n.

松树

A pine is a type of tree that is tall and thin.

一种高且细的树。

→ There were many beautiful pine trees in the forest.

森林里有许多漂亮的松树。

scar n.

伤疤

A scar is a mark on the skin after a wound heals.

伤口愈合后留在皮肤表面的标记。

→ The monster had horrible scars on his cheek and forehead.

怪物的脸颊和前额上都有可怕的伤疤。

sensation n.

感觉

A sensation is a feeling a person gets from their senses.

人们的感知。

→ Mom got a painful sensation in her head from the loud noise.

妈妈因为太吵而感到头痛。

sled n.

雪橇

A sled is a small vehicle that you use on snow.

一种用于滑雪的小型工具。

→ Marvin likes to ride his sled down the hill in winter.

马文喜欢在冬天骑雪橇。

tease v.

取笑

To tease someone means to laugh at or make fun of them.

表示嘲笑或以某人为乐。

→ Jake teased Charlie because he was the new student.

杰克因为查理是新来的就取笑他。

valentine n.

情人

A valentine is someone you love or admire with great affection.

深爱或仰慕的人。

→ Harry wanted Molly to be his valentine.

哈利想让莫莉做他的情人。

The Boy and his Sled

男孩和他的雪橇

Mike was the smallest child in school. Another boy, Joe, always teased Mike. Joe had a large scar on his face from fighting other children. One day, Joe offended Mike when he made fun of Mike's valentine, Jane. Mike felt disgrace, but he didn't know how to make Joe stop.

迈克是学校里最小的孩子,总是遭到另一个男孩乔的取笑。乔脸上有一道很大的伤疤,是他和其他孩子打架留下的。一天,乔取笑迈克的女朋友简,得罪了迈克。迈克感到很丢脸,但又不知道如何阻止乔。

That day, Mike walked home down an alley. He found a bunch of wood boards next to a pine tree. He thought to himself, "I could build a decent sled from this. If I let Joe use it, he will be nicer to me and Jane." He took the wood home.

那一天,迈克沿着一条小巷走回家,他在路上看到一堆松木。他心想:“我可以用这些木头做一个雪橇送给乔,这样他就不会为难我和简了。”于是他把木头带回了家。

Mike got an ax and cut the wood. He used nails to make sure that the pieces were not loose. As he worked, he bumped his elbow on the boards. The painful sensation made him want to cry. It was a hard chore, but he persisted. He worked overnight. By morning, the sled was finished.

迈克用斧子将木头砍开,并用铁钉将其钉牢。期间他的手肘不小心撞到了木板,他差点没疼哭出来。这是一项繁琐的事,但迈克坚持了下来。他连夜赶工,在第二天早上就把雪橇做好了。

Mike called Joe on the telephone. He said, "Hi Joe. Come over to my house right away."

他给乔打了个电话,说:“乔,你现在马上到我家来一趟。”

Joe didn't know why Mike wanted him to come over. When Joe arrived, Mike told him, "Joe, it irritated me the other day when you said mean things about my card to Jane. You weren't kidding when you said those mean things. But I'm not like you. I just built this sled, and I'll let you ride it with me if you are nice."

乔不知道迈克葫芦里卖的什么药。当他来到迈克家时,迈克对他说,“乔,那天你对简说了一些关于我的卡的坏话,我深受刺激。你当时可不像是开玩笑。但我不会以牙还牙,我做了个雪橇,如果你善良一点就可以和我一起玩。”

They became friends, and Joe was grateful that Mike was so nice to him. He learned that it is more fun to be nice than to be mean.

他们成为了朋友,乔也对迈克的友好感激不尽。他明白了待人友善比刻薄有趣得多。

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