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雅思词汇解析(85)| 植物(上)


June 4, 2024

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本期作者:张悦


本周我们来学习与植物相关的词汇。

1. germinate /'dʒɜːmɪneɪt/

v. 使发芽;使开始生长

e.g. The beans will only germinate if the temperature is warm enough.

雅思听力13-1-3:Then we wait for the seeds to germinate- I reckon that will be about three weeks, depending on what the weather is like.

v. 想法、计划或感觉形成,产生

e.g. One of my cherished long-term goals is to have my own restaurant which provides gourmet meals and excellent dining experience . And actually this idea has been germinating in my mind for a few years.

2. ephemeral /ɪ'fem(ə)r(ə)l/

adj. 短暂的;瞬间的

e.g. The ephemeral nature of flowers reminds us to appreciate the present moment.

如口语话题:Have you sent flowers?

To be honest, I opt for something more practical as flowers are generally decorative and ephemeral. They bloom and wilt in just a couple of days.

3. green thumb /griːn θʌm/

释义:Someone who has the ability to grow plants well is said to have a green thumb.

e.g. My grandma has a knack for growing plants well. She really has a big green thumb.

e.g. A person with a green thumb seems to have a magic touch that makes plants grow quickly and well.

补充:have a knack for … 有…的诀窍;本领

4. botany /'bɒt(ə)nɪ/

n. 植物学

e.g. Zoology and botany are the two main branches of biology.

e.g. They shared a common interest in botany.

补充:botanist 植物学家

e.g. The botanist introduced a new species of plant to the region.

e.g. Botanists are trying to save the endangered plants.

adj. botanic 植物的

植物园:botanic garden

e.g. Stroll in the botanic gardens will be the perfect way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon!

e.g. The botanic garden offers a tranquil oasis to this busy city, with over 3,000 plants and flowers on display.

补充:stroll n.漫步;散步

oasis (不愉快环境中的)宜人之地,舒适之处

以上就是今天的词汇,我们下期见。

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