Situational Words and Phrases 情景词汇
1.awful a. 糟糕的，可怕的
A: His father just passed away.
B: How awful!
2.compassion n. 同情
A: It's strange that the millionaire has compassion for the sick and poor.
B: Maybe he has too much money!
3.condulence n. 吊慰，哀悼
A: You've my sincere condolences.
B: Thank you.
4.dreadful a. 可怕的，令人不快的
A: He failed in business and killed himself.
B: Oh, what a dreadful thing to happen!
5.extend one's sympathy to sh. 向某人致以同情
A: I know schooling's irnpvrtant to me, but I have to quit school. My parents are suffering from poverty. They can't afford to pay this tuition.
B: Oh，I'm sorry to hear that. Please extend my sympathy tv them.
6.likely a./ad. 有可能的(地)
A: It seems hardly likely that they would agree with you.
B: I'll try my best to persuade them to aooept my view.
7.miracle n. 奇迹
A: I guess he'll fail the exam.
13: Maybe he'Il pass it by some miracle.
8.one's heart goes out to sb. 非常同情某人
A: She failed the exam.
B: My heart goes out to her.
9.possiblllty n. 可能性
A: Is there any possibility of their success?
10.prediet v. 预言，推侧
A: They're. predicting a good harvest this year.
B: But I don't think so.
11.probability n. 可能性
A: There is much probability that he carr he saved.
B: I hope.
12.somewhat ad. 有几分，略，稍
A: You seem to be about forty or somewhat younger. Maybe thirty-six or so.
B: It's kind of you to say so. I'm no longer that young. I'm forty-six.
13.suppose v. 推想，以为，假想
A: I suppose he could have gone to Europe. But how did he obtain a visa to visit there?
B: Maby he was lucky.
14.sympathetic a. 有同情心的，体谅的
A: How do you like your boss?
B: He's very sympathetic.
15.sympathize v. 同情
A: I sympathise with the plight of the children whose parents ran't afford to send them to school.
B: So do I.
16.take pity on 可怜，同情
A: How did you get wet all over?
B: I forgot to take an uinbreila and had to walk through the pouring rain until a kind driver took pity on me.