今天我们要学的词是 crisscross. crisscross 的意思是来回穿梭的、纵横交错的。 U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper is crisscrossing the Asia-Pacific region on his first international trip as head of the Defense Department. 美国国防部长埃斯佩尔正在亚太地区穿梭访问
更新时间:2019-08-13
今天我们要学的词是 rite. rite 的意思是正式仪式、典礼,例如常用于短语中 rite of passage,成人礼。Many Americans grew up believing that having a car was a crucial part of life and getting a driver’s license was a rite-of-passage, showcasing the progress
更新时间:2019-08-12
今天我们要学的词是 moratorium. moratorium 的意思是暂停,暂缓执行。 In response to President Donald Trump's call for tougher penalties on violent crimes, the U.S. Justice Department lifted a federal moratorium on the death penalty. 美国司法部对特
更新时间:2019-08-09
今天我们要学的词是 sideline. sideline 的意思是利用间隙,搁置。 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is not ruling out working-level talks with North Korean officials on the sidelines of ASEAN regional meetings in Thailand this week. 美国国务卿蓬佩
更新时间:2019-08-08
今天我们要学的词是 engulf. engulf 的意思是吞噬。After a blaze engulfed Notre-Dame in April, it sparked a debate over how best to restore the Gothic cathedral to its former glory. 在今年四月一场大火吞噬巴黎圣母院之后,人们开始争论如何用最好的办法恢复这座哥特式大教堂的昔日辉煌。 Ru
更新时间:2019-08-07
今天我们要学的词是 whirlwind. whirlwind 的意思是旋风,旋风式的。 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is hailing a new chapter in U.S. relations with Latin America following a whirlwind trip to four countries in South and Central America. 美国
更新时间:2019-08-06
今天我们要学的词是 imminent. imminent 的意思是紧急的,迫在眉睫的。Along with helping Pakistan deal with its imminent economic woes, China has also expressed interest in building a naval base in Jiwani in southwest Pakistan. 中国除了在帮助巴基斯坦应对紧
更新时间:2019-08-05
今天我们要学的词是 conundrum. conundrum 的意思是难题。 In his first speech as Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson offered an optimistic vision of Britain and his administration that will “crack” the Brexit conundrum and unleash
更新时间:2019-08-02
今天我们要学的词是 prevalent. prevalent 的意思是流行的、普遍的。 A recent congressional hearing has highlighted U.S. lawmakers’ concerns that foreign cybersecurity attacks have become more prevalent in this digital age. 美国国会最近一次听证会突显出,
更新时间:2019-07-30
今天我们要学的词是 beset. beset 的意思是被困难包围,困扰。 The victory of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party in the parliamentary election gave the president a mandate to carry out sweeping changes in a country beset by confl
更新时间:2019-07-29
今天我们要学的词是 nerd. nerd 的意思是书呆子,一般指不善社交、喜欢脑力工作的人。 In the United States, summer camps are popular for children. But recently a five-day summer camp took place for adults with a unique twist -- it was just for nerds. 在美国,夏令营很
更新时间:2019-07-26
今天我们要学的词是 friction. friction 的意思是摩擦、不合。 The treatment of migrants in U.S. detention centers has generated friction between the Trump administration and opposition Democrats. 移民在美国的拘留中心所受的待遇引起了特朗普政府与反对派民主党之间的纷争。 A
更新时间:2019-07-25
今天我们要学的词是 detriment. detriment 的意思是有害的、不利的。 The trade war between the U.S. and China is absolutely remapping global supply chains, to the detriment of Chinese manufacturing. 中美之间的贸易战毫无疑问地在重新规划全球供应链,这对中国制造业不利。 Forme
更新时间:2019-07-24
今天我们要学的词是 amenable. amenable 的意思是容易接受的、容易听信的。 U.S. officials say they have done a lot to diffuse recent tensions with Iran and make it more amenable to negotiations on preventing Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon
更新时间:2019-07-23
今天我们要学的词是 usher. usher 是引领、引导的意思。 Pakistan says Prime Minister Imran Khan’s upcoming visit to the United States and meeting with President Donald Trump will help to usher in “an era of stability and prosperity” in Sou
更新时间:2019-07-22
今天我们要学的词是 contemplate. contemplate 的意思是考虑,深思。 President Trump said that he was contemplating several ways to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, including an executive order. 美国总统特朗普说,他在考虑将公民身份问题放到2020年人口普查问
更新时间:2019-07-19
今天我们要学的词是 loophole. loophole 的意思是漏洞。 U.S. President Donald Trump has asked Democrat lawmakers to fix the loopholes in the U.S. asylum laws or federal authorities would deport millions of undocumented immigrants. 美国总统特朗
更新时间:2019-07-18
今天我们要学的词是 covet. covet 的意思是贪图,令人渴望的。 The presidential hopefuls who covet the honor and privilege of being the leader of the U.S. are promising anything to get votes, but voters are skeptical about whether the politicia
更新时间:2019-07-16
今天我们要学的词是 repatriation. repatriation 的意思是送回本国,遣返。 The US welcomed the decision of the Italian government for the repatriation of a foreign terrorist fighter from Syria. 美国欢迎意大利政府遣返一名来自叙利亚的外国恐怖作战分子的决定。 repatriatio
更新时间:2019-07-12
今天我们要学的词是 precipice. precipice 原是指悬崖绝壁,或者危险的境地。 With cellphones becoming more sophisticated, internet becoming faster, and VR headsets becoming cheaper, we are at the precipice of a whole new virtual world. 随着手机越来越复杂
更新时间:2019-07-11
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