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LECTURE 162 基本动词TAKE 11

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LECTURE 162 基本动词TAKE 11

词组讲解

1. take one's time ** 不着急,从容不迫

解 习语;词义溯源:花费[时间(time)]

例 The owner of the restaurant has been pushing the Food and Drug Administration to finish its investigation into the food poisoning case as quickly as possible and issue the restaurant a clean bill of health so that it may reopen. “We're losing $80,000 a day,” said owner Ricardo Pinto. “But they seem to be taking their time!”

2. take pains to do sth. / take pains ** 努力(做某事),费尽力气(做某事)

解 习语;词义溯源:为了做某事而花费[努力、心血(pains)]

例 Hong Kong officials have vowed to see to it that all the residents of the area China took back from the territory get a fair shake . “We will take great pains to ensure proper compensation, both from the governments of Hong Kong and Mainland China, is forthcoming,” said government spokesman Christopher Lau.

3. take place ** 发生;举办

解 习语;词义溯源:选择[座位、坐席(place)]

例 If you hadn't come around and started making a scene the way you did, the fight never would have taken place and my brother would still be alive. I put the blame on you and I will always hold it against you.

4. take root ** 扎根,有一席之地

解 习语;词义溯源:获得[根、基础(root)]

例 The first shocking report on the decline of education in America came out in 1979 and the first national reforms were initiated in 1983. While there have been some significant changes in education methods before the 21st century, so-called “new education” is far from taking root in our public schools.

5. take sick 〔ill〕 ** 生病,不舒服

解 〈口〉习语;词义溯源:得[病(sick)]

例 The small bag in the pocket on the back of the seat that's in front of you is for anyone who might take sick while we are in flight. If you're the type who suffers motion sickness when flying, you'll want to keep it handy.

巩固练习

(A) take your time

(B) take pains to

(C) took place

(D) takes root

(E) took sick

1. A: Oh, I forgot to make coffee for you. Wait here, it'll only take a minute. B: Hey, there's no need to hurry. A: But you have to leave in five minutes, right? B: No, I still have twenty minutes. So don't hurry—______.

2. A: Gentlemen, let's not forget how angry the people at Environment Awareness got when we failed to let them have a say in the development of the last city park. Let's ______ involve them this time. B: Yes. Let's make a special effort to do this right this time.

3. A: How long do you think it will take before reserving the special bus lanes on the roads for buses only ______ among drivers? B: That really depends on enforcement. To become a firmly established practice, people have to know they will be punished if they don't respect it.

4. A: I heard your husband ______ at the opera last night. Is he okay? B: Yes, he became ill, but he's okay. Thanks for asking.

5. A: Your Honor, the witness says he heard two gun shots in my client's apartment, yet is unable to say exactly when this happened. B: The witness has given you an approximate time he thinks it ______. That's good enough. Continue your questioning.

■ ANSWER

1. (A)

2. (B)

3. (D)

4. (E)

5. (C)

参考译文

I. 1. 这家餐馆的老板一直在敦促食品与药品管理局尽快结束对食品中毒案件的调查,并给餐馆开具一份无疫证明书,这样餐馆才可以重新开业。“我们一天损失8万美元,”老板里卡多·平托说。“可他们好像不慌不忙的!”

2. 香港官员表示回归中国后,香港的所有居民都有公平的机会。政府发言人克里斯托弗·刘表示:“我们将竭尽全力,确保尽快获得香港和中国内地政府的合理补偿。”

3. 如果你没过来,没像那样大吵大闹,争斗就不会发生,我的弟弟就应该还活着。所有的责任都归咎于你,我会永远记恨你。

4. 美国第一份令人震惊的关于教育水平下降的报告于1979年公布,第一次全国性改革于1983年启动。在21世纪以前,虽然教育方法发生了一些重要的变化,但是所谓的“新型教育”尚未在公立学校扎根。

5. 你前面椅子背面袋子里的小包是为在飞行中可能会不舒服的人准备的。如果你晕机的话,就把它放在够得着的地方。

II. 1. A:呃,我忘了给你准备咖啡了。在这等着,只需要一会儿。B:嘿,不用那么急。A:但是你五分钟后就得动身,是吗?B:不是,我还有20分钟。所以,别急——慢慢来。

2. A:先生们,我们不能忘了,上次我们没有让环境意识机构的人就城市公园的开发发表意见,他们有多不满。这次我们努力确保让他们也参与。B:是的。我们这次要格外努力,把事情办好。

3. A:你觉得需要多长时间,才能让司机们记住不占用公路上的公交车专用道?B:这确实取决于实施力度。要让它成为惯例,人们就必须知道,如果他们不遵守,就得受到惩罚。

4. A:我听说你丈夫昨晚在歌剧院生病了,他还好吗?B:是的,他生病了,不过现在好了。感谢你的关心。

5. A:法官大人,目击者说他听见我委托人的公寓中传出两声枪响,但是不清楚具体是什么时间发生的。B:目击者已经给出了他认为枪响发生的大概时间。这样就够了。继续问吧。


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