144、change K.K: [ ] IPA: [ ]
v. 改变，（使）变化 ★★★
A: Are you sure your husband won’t change his mind about your work?
B: Once he decides, he never changes his mind.
A: I heard you ran into Bill last night. How did he look?
B: He’s changed a lot since I saw him last.
A: I really think you should stop smoking, drink less and exercise more.
B: Why are you always trying to change me? You should love me as I am.
Kim’s Note: This is a classic lovers’ sentence. Many people say you can never change another person, you can only change yourself. If someone is trying to change you, this sentence can be very useful!
这个世界每天都在变化！我们每个人每天都在变化！I love changes! 我爱变化！因为没有变化，人类就没有发展，世界就不会进步！
☆ Nothing will change him, and he will always be the same.
☆ This town has changed since I was a child.
☆ Where can I change my English money for dollars?
☆ A: Hurry up! We’re going to be late.
B: Relax! It won't take me five minutes to change my clothes.
change n. 意为“变化，改变”或“零钱, 找头”。 ★★★
☆ Most people are afraid of change.
☆ I want to make a change in your plan.
☆ You will see many changes in Beijing from last year.
Kim’s Note: This sentence is more obvious now than ever before!
In the next seven years, Beijing will surely undergo even more changes. Beijing is one of the most exciting and rapidly changing cities in the world!
☆ Do you have some change?
☆ Can you give me change for a $10 bill?
Kim’s Note: Sentences containing this meaning of “change” often
appear on listening comprehension tests. Don’t be confused by this little word meaning a little money! 有“change”的这种意思的句子常常出现在听力理解考试中。它指的是“零钱”，可别搞错了！