Lesson 14
           A noble gangster
             贵族歹徒
【New words and expressions】 生词和短语
     ★gangster
n.   歹徒,强盗
a band of gangsters 一伙强盗
robber 抢劫犯,抢劫者;bandit强盗,土匪
brigand 强盗,土匪,盗贼,草寇;书面用语
hooligan 流氓,不良分子
hoodlum 罪犯,恶汉;口语
rascal 淘气,捣蛋鬼;口语
     ★Chicago
n.   芝加哥(美国城市)
     ★protection
n.   保护
protection money 保护费
protect v.: protect from
We must protect our eyes from the sunshine.
protective adj. 保护的
protector n. 保护者
protege n. 被保护者
     ★promptly
adv. 准时地
I give him a ring and he call me back promptly
He was so sleepy that he went to sleep promptly.
on time 准时/in time 及时
punctually adv. 守时地
    
     ★destroy
v.   毁掉;消灭
destroy n. 强盗毁灭,消灭,完全的摧毁
The earthquake destroyed the city./You destroyed his dream.
damage n. v.强调受损程度不很严重,可以被修复
The big clock was damaged.
break v.n. 强调弄坏,弄断
Two of the strings were broken.
spoil v. 强调把事情搅和了
spoil the party; spoil the holiday
 
     ★remarkable
adj. 不寻常的
remarkable adj.: unusual; uncommon; extraordinary
a remarkable event 不同寻常的事件;an extraordinary event
outstanding adj.突出的,杰出的,卓越的
Our headmaster is an outstanding youth.
distinguished adj. 杰出的,卓越的,不同非凡的
eminent adj. 显赫的,杰出的,有名的,优良的
a distinguished physicist; an eminent surgeon; an eminent judge
a distinguished layer
well-known adj. 强调众所周知的
famous adj. 因卓越的贡献和成绩而流芳百世的
She is well-known in the musical world/This is well-known fact.
He is a famous moviestar./ Luxun is famous for his articles.
notorious adj. 臭明昭著的,臭名远扬的;be famous for bad things
Hitler is notorious.
infamous adj. 身名狼藉的
renowned adj. 某人或某事以其独特的品质、个性而闻名
Hangzhou is renowned for...
 
     ★hand
n.   帮,团伙
a band of robbers 一伙强盗
mob n. 表示贬义色彩的团伙、帮派;a mob of hooligans 一伙流氓
gang n. 一伙;a gang of thieves
nest n. 窝;a nest of bandits
pack n. 团伙、帮派;a pack of hoodlums
     ★Florence
n.   佛罗伦萨(意大利城市)
     ★city-state
n.   (古代)城邦
     ★hire
v.   租出,雇给
hire;rent;let;employ
hire out; rent out 租给
Does this firm hire out cars?
rent out 租给,雇给;主要强调出租房屋
He rent out his house to a tourist.
let 出租房屋;let his house/Please let your house to me.
hire from; rent hrom 租进来
He hired a car from us/ I rent a room from Mrs.Johnson.
hire 指短期雇佣体力劳动者
employ 指长期雇佣或聘用脑力劳动者
We employed her as our advisor.
The factory employed 500 workers.
He hired two helpers
     ★prince
n.   君主,诸候
     ★Florentine
n.   佛罗伦萨人
     ★funeral
n.   葬礼
     ★dedicate
v.   奉献,题献给
dedicate to
He dedicated his first book to his mother
dedicate 献身,奉献;比devote更为正式而庄重
I devote my time to helping my students.
He dedicates his life to his motherland.
He dedicated his life to science.
     ★memory
n.   纪念
You have a
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