5 shell

shell

n

1 [C, U] hard outer covering of eggs, of nut-kernels, of some seeds and fruits, and of animals such as oysters, snails, crabs and tortoises (卵、 坚果、 种子、 果实以及牡蛎、 蜗牛、 蟹、 龟等的)壳

    collecting sea-shells on the beach 在海滩捡贝壳

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6 tongue

tongue

n

1 [C] movable organ in the mouth, used in tasting, licking, swallowing and (in man) speaking 舌; 舌头. =>illus at throat 见throat插图. =>Usage at body 用法见body.

2 [C, U] tongue of an ox, etc as food 口条

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11 orthography

orthography

n[U]

(fml 文)

1 (study or system of) spelling 正字; 正字法; 拼字法

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3 cob

cob

n

1 strong short-legged horse for riding (供乘骑用的)强壮而腿短的马.

2 male swan 雄天鹅.

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3 PTA

PTA

abbr

缩写 = parent-teacher association (eg in schools) 家长教师联谊会(如中小学的).

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6 armful

armful

n

quantity that can be carried by one or both arms 单臂或双臂围住的量

    armfuls of flowers 一抱一抱的花

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6 enable

enable

v

1 [Cn.t] make (sb) able to do sth by giving him the necessary authority or means 使(某人)能够做某事物

    This pass enables me to travel half-price on trains. 我用这张通行证坐火车半价.

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5 limit

limit

n[C]

1 point or line beyond which sth does not extend; boundary 限度; 极限; 界线; 限界

    within the city limits 在该城范围内

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6 wither

wither

v

1 [I, Ip, Tn, Tn.p]

~ (away); ~ (sth) (up) (cause sth to) become dry, shrivelled or dead (使某物)枯萎, 凋谢

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13 pull together

pull together

act, work, etc with combined effort in a well-organized way 同心协力; 通力合作

    After the shock of their electoral defeat, the party really began to pull together. 该党在受到选举失败的打击之後, 才真正地团结起来. pull oneself together get control of oneself, one´s feelings etc 控制自己、 控制感情等

    You must try to pull yourself together your family depend on you. 你应该振作起来--你的家庭都指著你呢.

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7 passion

passion

n

1

(a) [U, C] strong feeling, eg of hate, love or anger 强烈的情感(如恨、 爱、 怒)

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10 up-to-date

up-to-date

adj[attrib 作定语]1 modern or fashionable 现代的; 新式的

    ,up-to-date `clothes, ideas, `books 新潮衣物、 新思想、 最新图书.

2 having or including the most recent information 包含最新信息的

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