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Upper Intermediate - Fast Cars and Dangerous Driving

Posted by xiaophil July 28, 2009 in the Group General Discussion.

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Upper Intermediate - Fast Cars and Dangerous Driving

ID: 1214

虐待

他这么虐待老人,真叫人看不过去。

Nobody can stand his cruelty towards his own old parents.

模样

她又病又老,模样变得都认不出来了。

Illness and age had changed her appearance beyond recognition.

摆设

大厅里的摆设给打了个稀里哗啦。

All the furnishings in the hall were shattered into splinters.

飙车

I watched a movie last night with the motorcycle chase to end all motorcycle chases.

我昨晚看了部电影,有很多飙车的镜头,最后电影也是以一场飙车镜头作为尾声的。

报销

旅费凭票报销。

Travelling expenses can be reimbursed on handing in the tickets.

兜风

Jump in. Let's go for a spin around the town.

上车,我们去城里兜风吧。

性能

测验机器的性能

test the performance of a machine

引擎

检修汽车引擎

overhaul the engine of a car

马力

这条船开足马力,向前行驶。

The ship was moving full steam ahead.

在行

to know one's stuff

对自己的工作在行

改装

to convert sth to sth

[+equipment] 将某物改装成某物

加速

加速资本周转

accelerate capital turnover

安全气囊

Air bags are only deployed when the car is struck from the front.

只有在汽车前段受到撞击时,安全气囊才会打开。

拉力赛

汽车拉力赛的起始地点。

磨损

这台机器基本上没有什么磨损。

The machine shows scarcely any sign of wear and tear.

发动机

发动机出了故障。

The engine has broken down. or The engine is out of order.

心跳

她激动得都心跳过速了。

She is so excited that her heart beats excessively fast.

做主

我们县的正堂会为我们做主的!

The main hall of our county will give us justice.

过瘾

昨天我们玩得很过瘾

Yesterday we played to our heart's content.  

手感

I like the feel of this sweater.

我喜欢这件毛绒衫的手感。

音响

这套音响是高保真的。

It is a high fidelity stereo

震撼

Her resignation was a real zinger.

她的辞职真的是件令人震撼的事。

 

 

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