051、impress K.K: [ ] IPA: [ ]
v. 使……有深刻印象；给予某人深刻印象 ★★★★★
I was deeply impressed by his speech.
It’s hard to say what impressed me the most.
下面为大家隆重推出超级“impress”家族的三位重量级成员impress, impressive 和 impression！
☆ A: How was his English?
B: Oh, it was pretty good, I was very impressed.
☆ A: Why do you always talk about America?
B: Actually, I have been trying to impress you with my extensive knowledge of foreign countries.
☆ A: You managed to get two sweaters for only 20 dollars? I’m impressed!
B: That store is closing soon. They’re having a great sale.
☆ His generosity impressed me a lot.
☆ Wang Fei’s concert impressed the audience very much.
☆ What impressed you the most about Guangzhou?
☆ I was deeply impressed by / at / with his speech.
☆ I was impressed by his language talent.
☆ The experience impressed the value of learning English on the students.
☆ I’ll impress one thing on you: honesty is the best policy.
☆ He's always trying to impress on me how much easier life is if you're well-organized.
☆ Never write or speak merely to impress.
☆ She impressed me as a hard worker.
☆ A: I’m very impressed with what’s happening in Beijing for the 2008 Olympic bid.
B: Me too. It’s very exciting.
impressive adj. 给人以深刻印象的；令人钦佩的；难忘的 ★★★★★
☆ A: Your English is very impressive.
B: Thank you.
☆ You made a very impressive speech. I believe it will change my life.
☆ I heard him sing in English for the first time last night - he was so impressive.
☆ My father is a very impressive public speaker.
☆ I have a very impressive collection of English books.
☆ There are a lot of very impressive buildings in Shanghai.
☆ The progress China has made in the past twenty years is very impressive.
impression n. 印象；想法 ★★★★★
☆ A: What’s your impression of China?
B: It’s very different from what I expected.
☆ What was your impression of Jody's husband? = What did you think of him?
☆ A: What are your impressions of Shanghai?
B: It’s a vibrant and exciting city. I’m sure it will soon become the center of Asia.
☆ A: The first impression is very important.
B: I don’t usually trust first impressions.
超级句型大奉献：give/make/create + an/the impression…
☆ She gave me the impression of an innocent woman.
☆ He likes to give the impression that he's very popular and has lots of friends.
☆ Whatever gives you that impression?
☆ It makes / gives/ creates a very bad impression if you’re late for an interview.
☆ Thank you for your speech. It made a deep impression on me.
☆ The Great Wall has made a great impression on millions of foreign friends.
☆ My sister made such a good impression at work that she was quickly promoted.
☆ I think he made quite an impression on the girls at the English corner.
☆ My advice seemed to make little impression on him.
Kim’s Note: If you make an impression on someone, you cause them to notice and admire you, often because you have an attractive characteristic.
☆ You left a deep impression on me.
☆ I had / was under the impression you spoke English.
☆ It is my impression that she doesn’t like me.
☆ I have the impression that Beijing will win the 2008 Olympic bid.
☆ From what you said I was under the impression that you and your boss didn't get along too well.
☆ I was under the mistaken impression that you were married.
☆ I had the impression that Li Yang was an old man, but he turned out to be much younger.
Kim’s Note: Aren’t you impressed with the power of this word family? If you can conquer this word family, there is no doubt that your English will be impressive!