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外刊小词|leeway

• August 3, 2021 • 翻译·译事随笔

[scode type="blue"]leeway[/scode]

音标:/'liːweɪ/

英英释义:

①Leeway is the freedom that someone has to take the action they want to or to change their plans.【n.自由;自由空间;回旋余地】

②If you have leeway to make up, you have to work hard because you do not have much time to reach a particular goal.【n.(需要弥补的)失去时间,落后差距】

例句:

①The President said that he wanted to give states more leeway to pursue their own health-care reforms.

总统说他希望给各州更多的医疗改革空间。

②He just could not make up the leeway from the earlier stages in which Ryan scored well.

瑞安在前几轮得分很高,他现在再想赶也赶不上了。

《金融时报》一篇题为 A race to vaccinate the developing world 也出现了这个表达:

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电影《托斯卡纳艳阳下》:

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[scode type="blue"]drink in

聚精会神地看(或听);尽情地欣赏;陶醉于[/scode]

英英释义:

If you drink in something that you see or hear, you pay a lot of attention to it and enjoy it.

例句:

She stood drinking in the glittering view.

她站在那儿,陶醉于那流光溢彩的美景中。

这个短语一不小心会做错hh,我们来看下面这道选择题:

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  1. CC CC

    哈哈哈,这个词我之前阅读也见到过。谢谢博主,做的这个网站,很棒的。由衷感谢

    1. @CC不客气~