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LECTURE 25 基本动词 GET 4

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LECTURE 25 基本动词 GET 4

词组讲解

1. get 〔have〕 a reputation as sb. or sth. / get a reputation **得到…的名声

解 习语;词义溯源:作为…而得到[名声、名誉(reputation)];注意这里的名声可以指好名声也可以指坏名声;参照give sb. a reputation as sb.

例 Unfortunately, Hu Nan's art shop is getting a reputation as a place that sells pornographic materials. Some people can't appreciate the artistic beauty of nude paintings and photographs. They only think of it as pornography.

2. get 〔have〕 a reputation for doing sth. / get a reputation **(因…而)得到名声

解 习语;词义溯源:因做了某事而得到[名声、名誉(reputation)];参照give sb. a reputation for doing sth.

例 Once he got a reputation for lying, nobody would believe a word he said. So when he cried “Wolf!Wolf!” nobody believed there really was a wolf outside and nobody came to help him. The wolf ate him up!

3. get a rise out of sb. **激怒…;捉弄…,和…开玩笑

解 〈口〉习语;词义溯源:从…得到生气或欢笑等[高涨、激昂(rise)]的反应

例 Comedians live on getting a rise out of the audience. If the audience just sits through his routine quietly, he's in big trouble.

4. get 〔have〕 a rough idea of 〔about〕 sth. / get 〔have〕 a rough idea **大致了解

解 习语;词义溯源:得到对某事物的[粗略的、初步的(rough)] [理解、认识(idea)];参照give sb. a rough idea of 〔about〕 sth.

例 I'm going down to the storage room to get a rough idea how much ketchup we have left. I'm afraid we might not have enough for the crowd I'm expecting this holiday weekend.

5. get a run for one's money **竞争

解 〈口〉习语;词义溯源:获得与付出的钱相当的[竞争(run)]

例 Surprisingly, the little hamburger shop, operated by a 65-year old widow, is still doing a booming business and the McDonalds across the street is getting a run for its money. “We've been coming here for years,” said one customer. “We're not going to change now just because some popular American shop opened across the street. ”

巩固练习

(A) getting a reputation

(B) gotten a reputation for

(C) get a rise out of

(D) get a rough idea

(E) get a run for his money

1. A: Customers will form an opinion of you and your business from their experiences in your shop. Good performance equals good image. B: But what if you've already ______ delivering poor quality service? Isn't it really difficult to change that perception?

2. A: I've tried everything—joking, tempting, teasing—everything, and I still can't get Lisa to react. She just sits there ignoring me. B: Mention the ice cream shop. That'll ______ her.

3. A: Jim, could you determine approximately how much beer and liquor we're going to need for the wedding party? B: Okay. I think I can ______ by looking at the list of who's coming. Men drink more—especially older men. So, if most of the guests are men, we'll need about, uh, approximately 30 cases of beer and 5 liquor cases.

4. A: It doesn't matter if you don't win, Chuck. Just so long as you prove that you are a worthy opponent. Make him work for his victory. B: But maybe I'm not. Maybe I can't ______.

5. A: Let me be frank—you're ______ as a man who can't be trusted, Simon. You can't go breaking contracts anytime you feel like it. B: If people think of me as untrustworthy as you say they do, why do I have more business than I can handle? You're wrong, people know me as a man who gets the job done.

■ ANSWER

1. (B)

2. (C)

3. (D)

4. (E)

5. (A)

参考译文

I. 1. 胡楠的艺术工作室不幸得了个销售色情作品的名声。有的人不懂得欣赏裸体绘画和摄影作品的艺术美,只是把它们当淫秽作品来看待。

2. 一旦他得了撒谎的名声,就没有人会相信他说的话了。所以,当他喊道:“狼来了!狼来了!”,没有人相信真的有狼来了,也没有人来帮他。他被狼吃掉了!

3. 喜剧演员主要是调动观众的情绪。在他表演的过程中,如果观众一直静静地坐着,那可就糟了。

4. 我去楼下的储藏室看一眼还剩多少番茄酱。恐怕剩下的不够这个周末要来的那么多人用。

5. 令人吃惊的是,那家由一位65岁的丧偶的老妇人经营的小汉堡屋生意一直非常火爆,和路对面的麦当劳一争高下。一位顾客表示:“我们许多年来一直来这里吃。我们不会因为对面开了一家流行的美国店而改变。”

II. 1. A:顾客光顾你们商店后会形成对你们和你们的商店的看法。好的表现等于好的形象。B:但是,如果你已经有了服务差劲的坏名声,那该怎么办?要改变那种看法是不是真的很难?

2. A:我想尽了一切办法——讲笑话、诱惑、戏弄,莉萨就是没反应。她只是坐在那里,完全忽视我。B:跟她提一下冰激凌店。她会兴奋起来的。

3. A:吉姆,你能大体确定我们的婚宴需要多少啤酒和高度酒吗?B:好的。我想我看看来宾的名单就可以大体确定了。男士喝得多——尤其是上年纪的。所以,如果大部分客人都是男士的话,我们大概需要30箱啤酒和5箱高度酒。

4. A:输了也没关系,查克。你只要证明你是一位有价值的对手就行了。对方想要赢的话,就得努力。B:但我或许不是。我可能无法跟他竞争。

5. A:我坦白说吧——你有个不值得信任的坏名声,西蒙。你不能想毁约就毁约。B:如果真像你说的那样,人们认为我不值得信任,那为什么我现在的业务多得都处理不过来呢?你错了,在人们眼中,我是一个能够把工作做好的人。


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