An old word meaning ‘to cheat or trick someone’.
British workers had been gulled into inflicting poverty and deprivation upon themselves.
作为“欺骗”的这个意思，它通常的搭配是“be gulled into doing sth”
If you refer to a person as a shark, you disapprove of them because they trick people out of their money by giving bad advice about buying, selling, or investments.【熟词生义】
Beware the sharks when you are making up your mind how to invest.
loan shark 放高利贷者 【If you describe someone as a loan shark, you disapprove of them because they lend money to people and charge them very high rates of interest on the loan.】
We talked to a loan shark that Leo borrowed money from.
（informal） a period of time spent in prison.
I did porridge when I was 38 years old.
上面例句中的do porridge是一个短语，英文解释是：spend time in prison
To encourage someone to do something, especially something that they do not want to do or should not do.
Bob didn’t want to jump, but his friends kept egging him on.（笑死看到这个例句，我想起泰坦尼克号的一个梗“you jump, I push you jump.”）
①puts all the eggs in one basket 寄希望于一件事上;孤注一掷 【If someone puts all their eggs in one basket, they put all their effort or resources into doing one thing so that, if it fails, they have no alternatives left.】
The key word here is diversify; don't put all your eggs in one basket .
②egg on one's face 出丑;丢脸;蒙羞 【If someone has egg on their face or has egg all over their face, they have been made to look foolish.】
If they take this game lightly they could end up with egg on their faces .
③a chicken and egg situation 鸡和蛋的问题(指很难决定孰先孰后、孰因孰果的情境) 【If you describe a situation as a chicken and egg situation, you mean that it is impossible to decide which of two things caused the other one.】
It's a chicken and egg situation . Does the deficiency lead to the eczema or has the eczema led to certain deficiencies?
If a feeling or emotion pulses through someone, they feel it very strongly.
①Excitement pulsed through the crowd.
②The auditorium pulsed with excitement.
If you appreciate a situation or problem, you understand it and know what it involves.
①She never really appreciated the depth and bitterness of the Irish conflict.
②He appreciates that co-operation with the media is part of his professional duties.
“appreciate”还有一个熟词生义，作为动词可以表示“升值；增值 ”【If something that you own appreciates over a period of time, its value increases.】
They don't have any confidence that houses will appreciate in value.
提到“增值”，我联想到一个单词：parlay,作为动词可以表示“使增值，使充分利用 ”【to use a small amount of money to try to win a larger amount of money】
You'll be thanking me when I parlay that coin.
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