125、boring K.K: [ ] IPA: [ ]
adj. 乏味的，无聊的 ★★★★
The movie was so boring that I fell asleep.
The meeting was very boring and everyone yawned.
Kim’s Note: This has got to be the favorite word among American students all across the United States. If you ask an American student to describe something he doesn’t like, you are almost sure to hear this word!
☆ A: How was your sales conference?
B: It’s a long boring day. I thought it would never end.
bored adj. 无聊的, 无趣的, 烦人的 ★★★★
☆ I’m so bored with his words.
☆ A: I’m bored with living in the countryside.
B: Then why not go to the city for some excitement?
boredom n. 厌烦，厌倦 ★★★★★
☆ A: Boredom is a mojor problem in most English classes.
B: You can say that again. I have the most boring teacher in the world. Her lessons are so boring that the class often falls asleep from boredom. It’s terrible.
My students always “I’m so boring”,when they actually mean“I’m so bored”. If the lecture is boring, the student feels bored!