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Advanced - 沙漠寻踪五

Posted by xiaophil August 18, 2009 in the Group General Discussion.

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Advanced - 沙漠寻踪五

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摧毁

昨晚台风摧毁了很多觇标。

The hurricane last night destroyed many survey markers.

 

防御

长城雄踞在中国北方,起到很好的防御作用。

The Great Wall runs graciously across North China, it has worked well in preventing the nomads from attacking.

 

编写

编写说明

compile the instructions

 

囚禁

那几位工会领袖的被囚禁,在全国范围内引起了骚动。

The imprisonment of the union leaders caused a commotion right through the country.

 

高尚

他为人慎独、品德高尚。

He has lofty sentiments, observing morality even when he is alone

 

口口声声

他口口声声说要参加比赛,却没报名。

He kept on saying that he wanted to enter the competition but he never did enrol.

 

绑架

歹徒手持自动步枪绑架人质,被公安干警拿下。

The bandit who kidnapped the hostage with an automatic rifle was seized by police.

 

肮脏

肮脏的政治交易

a dirty political deal

 

休想

休想在这件事上捞稻草。

Don't imagine you can get anything out of it.

 

灵魂

在灵魂深处

in one's innermost soul

 

收拾

房子里家具不多,收拾起来很便当。

There isn't too much furniture in the room. We can easily tidy it up.

 

失灵

这辆自行车的倒轮闸失灵了。

The back pedaling brake of the bike is out of order.

 

撇下

他撇下家庭,外出创业。

He cast aside his family and went off to make a new career for himself.

 

分头

这事儿最好分头协作,搭班干反而效率不高。

It is better to go about the work separately, as collaboration would make us less efficient.

 

一线希望

一线希望

a ray (or gleam) of hope

一线希望

a ray of hope

 

别无选择

You have no choice, you have to take along your cat.

你别无选择,必须得带着你的猫。

 

潜入

1. slip into; sneak into; steal in

潜入敌占区

slip into the enemy-occupied area

潜入室内

sneak into a room

 

部署

两国正在竞相部署中程导弹。

The two powers are competing in the deployment of intermediate-range missiles.

 

程序

计算机程序设计人员的一般工资是多少?

What's the going rate of computer programmers?

 

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