23 pull (sb) round/through

pull (sb) round/through

(infml 口) (help sb to) recover consciousness or from an illness (帮助某人)恢复知觉或康复

    She was so ill that it seemed unlikely that she would pull through. 她病得很厉害, 看来不大可能康复了.

    A sip of brandy helped to pull him round. 给他喝一口白兰地酒有助於使他苏醒.

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10 far-seeing

far-seeing

adj (approv 褒) seeing future problems and possibilities clearly and planning for them 目光远大的; 深谋远虑的; 远见卓识的.

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12 the Far East

the Far East

China, Japan and other countries of E and SE Asia 远东(中国、 日本及东亚与东南亚其他国家).

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12 frost-bitten

frost-bitten

adj suffering from or affected by frost-bite 患冻疮的; 被冻伤的

    frost-bitten ears 冻伤的耳朵.

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10 press-gang

press-gang

n [CGp]

(a) (formerly) group of people employed to force men to join the army or navy (旧时)强行拉人的徵兵队, 抓壮丁队.

(b) group who force others to do sth 强拉他人做某事的一伙人. v [Tn]

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6 hookey

hookey

(also hooky), n (idm 习语) play `hookey (sl 俚 esp US) stay away from school, etc without permission; play truant 逃学; 旷课.

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5 burgh

burgh

n

(Scot 苏格兰) borough 享有特权的自治城镇; 自治市.

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6 chatty

chatty

adj (-ier, -iest)

1 fond of chatting 爱闲聊的; 爱聊天的.

2 resembling chat; informal 闲聊般的; 非正式的

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6 dismay

dismay

n[U]

feeling of shock and discouragement 惊愕; 气馁; 灰心

    be filled/struck with dismay (at the news, etc) (得到这消息等)极为震惊

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8 greenish

greenish

adj

somewhat green 浅绿色的

    a greenish-yellow tinge 黄中透绿的色彩.

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11 Father Time

Father Time

old man, carrying a scythe and an hourglass, who symbolizes time 时间老人(手持大镰刀和沙漏象徵时间的老人).

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5 grain

grain

n

1 [U] (esp commerce 尤用於商业) small hard seeds of food plants such as wheat, rice, etc 谷物

    [attrib 作定语]

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5 lanky

lanky

adj

(-ier, -iest) (of a person) ungracefully tall and thin (指人)细长难看的, 又高又瘦的

    a lanky teenager 瘦长的少年.

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5 loopy

loopy

adj

(sl 俚) crazy 疯狂的

    It sounds a pretty loopy idea to me. 那个主意我觉得有点异想天开.

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4 call

call

n

1 [C] shout; cry 呼喊; 喊叫: a call for help 大声呼救

    They came at my call, ie when I shouted to them. 我把他们喊来了.

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5 modem

modem

n

device linking a computer system and eg a telephone line so that data can be transmitted at high speeds from one computer to another 调制解调器(计算机系统与例如电话线的联接装置, 可使资料高速传至另一计算机).

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