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来源:言客英语 发布之间:2018-09-13


1.zebra   [ˈzibrə]  n.斑马

例句:The lions devoured a zebra in a short time. 狮子一会儿就吃掉了一匹斑马。


2.savannah   [sə'vænə]  n.(热带和亚热带)无树大草原

例句:Who lives and dies on the Savannah makes no difference to me. 大草原上的生死对我没有影响。


3.territory  [ˈterətɔ:ri]   n.领地;领土

例句:The government denies that any of its territory is under rebel control. 政府否认有领土被反叛分子所控制。


4.square  [skwer] n.平方;广场 a.正方形的

例句:Canary Wharf was set to provide 10 million square feet of office space.金丝雀码头计划要提供1,000万平方英尺的办公面积。


5.defend  [dɪˈfɛnd]    v.保卫;辩护

例句:He has hired a lawyer to defend him against the allegations.他已聘请了一位律师针对这些指控为自己辩护。



Live on/live off 以...为食;靠...生活


1.靠...生活

e.g. This challenge requires contestants to do their very best to live on 200 dollars for 2 weeks.这项挑战要求参赛者尽最大努力用200美元生存2周。


e.g.Living on people’s charity on streets while totally capable of making money himself,that man is doomed.那个人真的没救了,明明自己有能力赚钱却在街上靠着人们的接济生存。

 

2. 以…为主食

e.g.It is Known to all that pandas live on bamboo众所周知,熊猫以竹子为食。


e.g.In China, people in the north lives on wheat while people in the south lives on rice在中国,北方人以白面为生,南方人以水稻为生。