Unit 1. Is There Life on Earth?. About the writer. Art Buchwald (1925- ): well-known humor columnist for the Washington Post. It is a humorous essay. But after reading it you will surely find that the author is most serious in writing it. Why?. Contents.
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Is There Life on Earth?
succeed in handling sth. with an effort
v. send a signal or signals to
in addition to, besides; both … and
as well as的中心词在前,译时往往先译其后的内容
give the same name of
as to 与as for 用于句首时可互换，当指双方心里都明白的某事时多用as to; 而想转入另一话题时多用 as for
possibility of being carried out or done
build or found … on; use … as a basis for
(of parts or elements of sth.) to form a whole
be composed of: be made up of 由…构成/组成
vi. remain alive; continue to live or exist 活下来,幸存
vt. 1) remain alive 幸免于
2) live long than 比…活得长
as for; in respect of
be of great concern
be concerned in/with
be unfit to do sth.: be not suitable to do sth.
be unfit for sth.: be not suitable for sth./ doing sth.
Note:It is + a. + to do sth.
put sth. to sth. else to increase or strengthen
crash: fall or strike suddenly, violently and noisily
smash: (cause to) break into pieces violently
cause to put off or get behind schedule; reverse the progress of
continue after having stopped
spend on sth. / in doing sth.
spend to do sth. (inf.表目的)