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听故事学4000英语词汇83:懒惰的汉斯

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4000 Essential English Words 3 Paul Nation

4000英语核心词汇3 保罗·纳森

Unit 23 Word List

第23单元 词汇表

Aborigine n.

土著

An Aborigine is a native of Australia before Europeans lived there.

表示先于欧洲人在此居住的澳洲人。

→ The Aborigines created beautiful artwork.

土著人创造了美丽的艺术品。

ban v.

禁止

To ban something is to not let people do it.

表示不让人们从事。

→ Smoking is banned in this building.

这栋楼禁止吸烟。

cautious adj.

谨慎的

If you are cautious, you are careful in a dangerous situation.

表示在危险状况下小心地。

→ Be very cautious as you stack those boxes.

堆那些箱子时要非常小心。

confess v.

坦白

To confess something is to say that you did it.

表示承认自己做过的事。

→ He confessed that he was responsible for choosing the winning story.

他承认他有责任选择获胜的故事。

cottage n.

小屋

A cottage is a small, old house in the countryside.

乡村里一种小型古老的房子。

→ My aunt lives in a pretty cottage in the mountains.

我姑姑住在山里一间漂亮的小屋里。

daytime n.

日间

Daytime is the time of the day when the sky is light.

天空晴朗的时候。

→ I only allowed my kids to play outside in the daytime.

我只允许我的孩子白天外出玩耍。

desperate adj.

不顾一切的

If you are desperate, you will try anything to do or change something.

表示想尽一切办法去做或改变某事。

→ I'm desperate to find a new job.

我非常想找份新工作。

fade v.

褪色

If something fades, it gets quieter or darker.

颜色变得更浅或更暗。

→ The piece of cloth I found was old and faded.

我找到的那块布是旧的,已经褪色了。

fierce adj.

凶猛的

If a person or animal is fierce, they are angry or violent.

表示生气的或暴力的。

→ Wolves are fierce animals. Do not disturb them.

狼是凶猛的动物,切勿惊扰它们。

gamble v.

赌博

To gamble means to play a game that involves winning or losing money.

表示与赢钱或输钱有关的游戏。

→ Many people like to go to casinos to gamble.

许多人喜欢去赌场赌博。

lawn n.

草地

A lawn is an area covered in grass.

被草覆盖的地方。

→ My dad keeps the lawn in front of our house very neat.

我爸爸把我们房子前面的草坪弄得很干净。

mow v.

To mow grass is to cut it to make it very short.

表示割成短的。

→ I mow our lawn every weekend.

我每个周末都修理草坪。

outlaw n.

歹徒

An outlaw is a criminal who hides from the police.

表示躲避警察的罪犯。

→ The police passed out posters of the outlaw to all the people.

警察向所有人分发罪犯的画像。

prospect n.

预期

A prospect is a possibility that something will happen.

表示某事发生的可能性。

→ He wakes up every morning with the prospect of having a good day.

他每天早上醒来都带着美好的期望。。

purse n.

手提袋

A purse is a bag where women keep money, makeup and keys.

指女士用于装钱,化妆品和钥匙的包。

→ My sister likes to buy designer purses.

我妹妹喜欢买名牌手提包。

rod n.

A rod is a thin stick made of wood or metal.

由木头或金属制成的细棍。

→ I bought a new fishing rod to use while on vacation.

我买了一根新钓竿,准备度假时用。

seldom adv.

很少

If someth ing seldom happens, it doesn't happen very often.

表示不经常发生的。

→ It seldom rains in southern Arizona.

亚利桑那州南部很少下雨。

shave v.

剃须

To shave means to cut the hairs on your face with a sharp tool.

用锋利的工具把脸上的毛发剃掉。

→ My father shaves his face every day because he doesn't want a beard.

我父亲每天都刮脸,因为他不想留胡子。

terrified adj.

非常害怕的

If you are terrified, you are extremely scared.

表示极度恐惧的。

→ When I saw the ghost, I was absolutely terrified!

我看到那个鬼时,吓了一大跳!

wizard n.

男巫

A wizard is a man who can do magic.

表示施魔法的男士。

→ The wizard made gold fall from the sky.

巫师让金子从天而降。

Lazy Hans

懒惰的汉斯

Hans was lazy. He seldom helped his mother with anything. He didn't cook and he never mowed the lawn. He didn't even shave! He spent the daytime gambling with his mother's money. One day, his mother realized that her money was gone from her purse. "You're banned from my house!" she shouted. "Don't come back until you've learned your lesson!"

汉斯很懒惰,他很少帮妈妈做事。他既不做饭也懒于修剪草坪,甚至连胡子都不刮!他每天就拿妈妈的钱去赌博混日子。一天,妈妈发现自己手提包里的钱不翼而飞。“你别再回来!”她喊道。“得到教训之前不要回来!”

Hans went to live in the forest like an outlaw. But it was cold, and Hans couldn't find food. He went to a cottage to ask for a meal.

汉斯像个逃犯一样住在林子里。但林子里很冷,而且他没有东西可吃。他找到一个小屋,前去讨一顿晚饭。

An Aborigine answered the door. "Can I stay here please?" Hans asked.

一名土著开了门。汉斯问道:“我能留下来吗?”

You can stay if you work, the man replied.

土著回答说:“如果你肯干活就能留下来。”

Hans liked the prospect of food and warmth, so he agreed.

汉斯想到有吃的,也不会受冷,就答应了。

The man pointed to a field. "Take this rod and plant it over there. I am a wizard, and this magic rod will bring us food."

土著指着一块田说:“把这跟棍子种在那。我是个巫师,我能通过这根魔法棒带来食物。”

The field was far away. Hans knew it would be hard to walk there. So he just threw the rod behind the cottage and sat by the river. When daylight faded, he returned to the cottage and went to sleep.

那块田离得很远,汉斯心知要走到那并不容易,所以他只是把棒子扔到了小屋后面,然后坐在河边等日落。日落后,他就回到小屋上床睡觉。

The next morning, the old man looked very fierce. "You didn't take the rod to the field!" he shouted.

第二天早晨,土著老人看起来很暴躁,他吼道:“你没把棍棒带到田里去!”

No, confessed Hans, "it was too far!"

“我没有,”汉斯坦白道,“太远了!”

Because of you we have nothing to eat! replied the man.

“因为你,我们没有东西可吃了!”老人答道。

Hans was terrified that the man would punish him. So he ran home. "Mama!" he cried, "I'm desperate to come back!" His mother was cautious.

汉斯害怕老人会惩罚自己,所以逃回了家中。他哭喊着:“妈妈,我想回家!”他妈妈却很镇静。

Do you promise to work? she asked.

“你答应去工作了吗?”她问道。

Yes! said Hans, "I'll never be lazy again!"

“是的!”汉斯回答说,“我再也不懒惰了!”

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