Stuart Little B95310004羅婉允 References: Far East Concise English-Chinese Dictionary , Kimo on line Dictionary
Text But anyway, the key stuck, and was a great inconvenience to anyone trying to play the piano. (p.8) Vocabulary 1. inconvenience n. headache麻煩事 Not having a computer is an inconvenience. 沒有電腦是很不方便的事。 Adj. inconvenient , bothersome It is inconvenient to meet tomorrow.
Text It was George who had the idea of stationing Stuart inside the piano to push the key up the second it was played. (p.8) Vocabulary 2. Station v. Place 配置,部署 Two guards were stationed at the gate. 在大門口有兩名警衛站崗。 n. Station , position She got off at Victoria Station.
Text Mr. Little said that, for one thing, there must be no references to “mice” in their conversation. (p.9) Vocabulary 3. reference n. U/C (+to) refer to 提及 The boss didn't make any reference to his former employer. 老板沒有提及他以前的雇主。 v. refer , allude to In his speech, he referred to the Bible several times.
Text “I don’t want Stuart to get a lot of notions in his head,“ said Mr. Little. “I should feel badly to have my son grow up fearing that a farmer’s wife was going to cut off his tail with a carving knife. It is such things that make children dream bad dreams when they go to bed at night.” (p.9)
Little太太說:“我不希望Stuart有太多想法,對於我兒子的成長中要害怕農夫的太太會用刀子去砍下他的尾巴這件事感到難過,這將會讓一個孩子在晚上在床上睡覺時從惡夢中驚醒”Little太太說:“我不希望Stuart有太多想法,對於我兒子的成長中要害怕農夫的太太會用刀子去砍下他的尾巴這件事感到難過,這將會讓一個孩子在晚上在床上睡覺時從惡夢中驚醒” Vocabulary 4. notion n. Thought , view念頭, 想法 I have no notion of what it means. 我不知道這意味著什麼。 Phrase to get a lot of notions in one’s head 想太多