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Word and Usage

2013-04-26 04:25:01  来源:大公报

      Nerve-racking (adj.) - Causing stress or anxiety.(神经紧张的,伤脑筋的)

      Examples: 1.A nerve-racking situation or experience makes you feel very tense and worried.

      2.His driving test was a nerve-racking ordeal.

      Dwell on/upon sth (phrasal verb) - To keep thinking or talking about something, especially something bad or unpleasant.(老是想茤彖芺蚻Y事,纠结于某事)

      Examples:  1.Old people often dwell on the past.

      2.He tends to dwell on the negative aspects of   his performance.

    Envelop sb/sth in sb/sth (phrasal verb, often used in the passive) - To wrap someone or something in someone or something.(笼罩,包裹)

      Examples: 1.The whole city is enveloped in haze.

      2.Mountains of fog rolled in and enveloped the house in dense vapor.

      The long arm of the law (idiom)–The ability of the police

    and the legal system to find criminals and punish them.(恢恢法网)

        Examples:  1. You can't escape the long arm of the law.

      2.The long arm of the law is going to tap

      you on the shoulder someday, Tom.

      A/the sword of Damocles - 达摩克里斯之剑。

      源于希腊传说:

      公元前四世纪的叙拉古王迪奥尼修斯打击了贵族势力,建立了雅典式的民主政权,但遭到了贵族的不满和反对。他感到虽然权力很大,但地位却不可靠。有一次他向宠臣达摩克里斯谈了这个问题,并用形象的办法表明自己的看法。他把王位暂时交给他,并赋予他权力。达摩克里斯在大庆宴会上,抬头看到在自己的座位上方倒悬茪@把锋利的长剑,剑柄只有一根马鬃繫荂A吓得他离席而逃。现在人们用“达摩克里斯之剑”比喻安逸祥和背后所存在的杀机和危险。

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