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  1. virtual • virtual reality • 1. very nearly a particular thing • Car ownership is a virtual necessity when you live in the country. Finding a cheap place to rent is a virtual impossibility in this area. • 2. The website allows you to take a virtual tour of the art gallery. constructing virtual worlds

  2. virtual office

  3. Accent • 你看起来很象北方人,但你的口音却证明你是四川人。 • Ascent

  4. Interpret • interpret • 1.[intransitive and transitive] to translate one language into another • They spoke good Spanish, and promised to interpret for me. • 2. His refusal to work late was interpreted as a lack of commitment to the company.

  5. 3 • [transitive] to explain the meaning of something • Freud's attempts to interpret the meaning of dreams • 4 • [transitive] to perform a part in a play, a piece of music etc in a way that shows your feelings about it or what you think it means

  6. They are worried that the workers might interpret the new law as a restriction of their rights.

  7. fluid • gaseous, solid • As markets become more fluid and global, leaders must be more careful about alienating investors. • correction fluid • brake fluid

  8. telecommuter • Telepathy • Telecast • Teleconference • telecourse • telefacsimile • telegnosis • Telemarketing • telescope • telesthesia: extrasensory perception

  9. A1. American football and baseball are becoming known to the British public through _______ transmissions from the United States. • A) televised B)televising • C) televise D) being televising

  10. Relations • Relationship • Relation

  11. communication • Communiqué • communicate • commute

  12. data • Datum---data • Stratum—strata • Medium--- media

  13. Fungus---fungi Terminus----termini • focus--- foci alumnus---- alumni

  14. formula---formulae • Alumna---alumnae

  15. Phenomenon—Phenomena • criterion---criteria

  16. basis---bases • axis --- axes • Analysis--- analyses • Crisis --- crises • Hypothesis-hypotheses • oasis ---- oases • ellipsis--- ellipses • index---- indices

  17. Aversion • Averse • Avert • Adverse

  18. Crime: • Felony • Misdemeanor • Patricide • Matricide • Fratricide • arson Robbery Larceny (theft) Autotheft Burglary Assault Rape Murder

  19. Pesticide • Herbicide

  20. Mis- • Misbelief • Misdeed • Misgiving • Mishap • Misstep • Misfire • Mislay • Mislead • Mistreatment

  21. Stay tuned (to…)

  22. Text A • Mosquito net • Network • trawl net • Netetiquette • Netease • Netscope

  23. Sheringham has netted nine goals for United so far this season. • I was netting around $64,000 a year. • An undercover sweep netted 22 suspects in one evening. • -- net income

  24. We have just begun to plan the projects, and our ideas may be various and fluid. • He is so weak that he must be fed fluids only. • Liquid assets • Fixed assets • Solidify gasify sublimate

  25. Assisted • Assisted suicide: Euthanasia • Assisted reproduction • Teaching assistant • Assistant manager

  26. away • In each shop sit the apprentices-boys and youths, some of them incredibly young-hammering away at copper vessels of all shapes and sizes…. • The young couple were just quarrelling away all day long.

  27. angle • This drawing of the monastery was done from an unusual angle. • We're approaching the issue from many different angles • The novel is written from a child's perspective. • So let us look at the issue realistically, but also from the perspective of our commitment to authentic communication.

  28. Jar • 1 vt&vi • to make someone feel annoyed or shocked • His enthusiasm jarred. • His words jarred Harriet. • jar on • The screaming was starting to jar on my nerves .

  29. Jar with • There was a modern lamp that jarred with the rest of the room. • -- jarring opinions\colors\tunes

  30. In radio you have to keep the listener listening. That's the bottom line. • in-line skate • InternationalDate Line • Line up, everybody! • Pensions will be increased in line with inflation • You just keep quiet! You're way out of line.

  31. Linear

  32. project • project something on/onto somebody • You're projecting your insecurity onto me. • Jay's finally realizing that he projects his own sorrows onto his friends.

  33. his attempts to project himself as a potential leader • The company projected an annual growth rate of 3%.

  34. dog days • Few opera houses survived the dog days of the 1980s. • dog-tired • dog-eared books or papers have been used so much that the corners are turned over or torn • Lapdog: someone who is completely under the control of someone else and will do anything they say

  35. Sheepish • Dogged • Coward • Cowherd ( weaving girl; milky way) • ask a student to tell the story • Chickenpox ( compare: smallpox) • Bullshit

  36. Kitten, • puppy, • pony(steed), • lamb, • calf, • piggy(piglet) • cub

  37. flee • Masaari spent six months in prison before fleeing the country . • Up to five million political refugees have fled to other countries.

  38. 他发现要在家庭与工作间寻求平衡实在是太难了。他发现要在家庭与工作间寻求平衡实在是太难了。 • 目前发生的种种危机使得原有的权利天平向总统一边倾斜。

  39. He was finding it difficult to strike a balance between his family and his work. • Crisis situations tend to tilt the balance of power in favour of the president.

  40. Vis- • Blair explained the bargaining position of the UK vis-à-vis the rest of Europe. • Visual • Visage • Visionary • Visitation • Visit • Vision

  41. Do, make, take • 1.If you are not happy with the situation you should ______ a complaint. • do • make • take • 2. I usually ______ the washing up and leave the cooking to my wife, as she's a better cook than me. • do • make • take

  42. 3.I ______ your point; we should consider the offer more seriously. • do • make • take • 4.Some people ______ so much money in the Internet boom that they became rich overnight. • did • made • took

  43. 5.He ______ a lot of his business by email these days so he doesn't have to visit his clients often. • does • makes • takes • 6.I really think I should ______ a break once this project is finished. • do • make • take

  44. 7.You have to ______ a choice. Are you going to leave the job or stay? • do • make • take • 8.They had been in India for three weeks when he was suddenly ______ ill. • done • made • taken

  45. 9.Please ask your friends to be quiet. They are ______ a lot of noise. • doing • making • taking • 10.He was in second place but on the last bend he suddenly passed his rival and ______ the lead. • did • made • took