May 17, 2005
Enclosed is your book. I hope it gets to you quickly enough. Don’t worry about the extra postage; it’s no big deal. Thank you so much for lending it to me. I found it very informative. Of course, I am happy to return it to you. I might want to borrow it again from you sometime, but there is no need for you to send it back to me right away. I may even buy my own copy.
1. It' s only been four days. . .it's been four years.
一It has only been four days. . .，it's has as been four years.
2. Tokyo 东京(日本首都)
3. assign 指定/派
例;The boss assigned Jerry to do the job.
4. permanently ['pa:manantly ad.永久地
例:A permanent base will probably be built on Mars
sometime in the next century.
5. all the time一直，始终
=at all times
例:It seems like the receptionist is on the phone all the time.
6. manage 设法
manage to V设法……
例:Paula somehow managed to finish the job on time.
7. meaningless 无意义的
例:The lyrics to this song are really meaningful.
8. tasteless 没有味道的
例:This dish is pretty tasteless, maybe you should add some salt.
9. survive 生存邑vt.比……长命;由……中生还
例:The old man can't survive in the city.
Mrs. Williams survived her husband by 8 years.
Only one person survived the auto accident.
10. hug 拥抱
例:The soldier hugged his parents and said good-bye.