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听故事学4000英语词汇51: 从地球到星星

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4000 Essential English Words 2 Paul Nation

4000英语核心词汇2 保罗·纳新

Unit 21 Word List

第21单元 单词表

astronaut n.

宇航员

An astronaut is a person that goes into outer space.

进入外太空的人。

→ The astronaut was walking on the moon.

宇航员在月球上行走。

awake adj.

醒来的

When you are awake, you are not asleep.

表示并非睡着的。

→ Sometimes I lay awake in bed because I am not tired.

有时我躺在床上却睡不着,因为我并不累。

courage n.

勇气

When you have courage, you are not afraid.

表示不惧怕的。

→ The man had the courage to touch the lion.

他敢去触摸狮子。

float v.

漂流

To float is to move on top of water without sinking.

在水面上移动并且不下沉。

→ The boy's toy boat floated in the pool.

男孩的玩具船漂浮在池子里。

grant v.

授予

To grant something is to allow someone to have it.

允许拥有、得到。

→ The teacher granted us a break after studying hard all day.

一整天的辛苦学习之后,老师同意我们休息一会。

gravity n.

重力

Gravity is the force that makes things fall to Earth.

使物体落下的力。

→ There is no gravity in space.

太空没有引力。

jewel n.

宝石

A jewel is a beautiful stone that is worth a lot of money.

很值钱的一种好看的石头。

→ A diamond is one of the most expensive jewels in the world.

钻石是世界上最昂贵的珠宝之一。

miner n.

矿工

A miner is a person who works in a mine.

在矿井里工作的人。

→ The miner was looking for gold.

矿工们在淘金。

mineral n.

矿物

A mineral is a type of substance found in the Earth.

地球上的某种物质。

→ Rocks are made up of different kinds of minerals.

岩石是由不同的矿物质构成的。

participate v.

参与

To participate is to take part in something.

表示加入。

→ The students participated in the school play.

学生们参与了学校的演出。

permission n.

允许

Permission means the act of allowing the doing of something.

允许做某事。

→ I have permission to drive my mom's car.

我妈允许我开她的车。

pour v.

To pour a liquid means to make it come out of a container.

表示把液体从容器中倒出。

→ I poured some milk into my sister's cup.

我给妹妹的杯里倒了些牛奶。

presence n.

出席

Someone or something's presence is the fact they are there.

表示某人或某物在场的。

→ The presence of dark clouds meant it would rain.

有乌云意味着要下雨了。

raw adj.

未加工的

If a material is raw, it is natural and has not been processed.

原始的,没有经过处理的。

→ The company dumped raw sewage into the river.

这家公司把未经处理的污水倒入河里。

satellite n.

卫星

A satellite is something that is sent into space to get information.

发射到外太空用于接收信息的东西。

→ The satellite was traveling around the earth.

卫星绕着地球转。

scale n.

规模

The scale of something is its size, especially when it is very large.

某物的尺寸,尤其是指庞大的尺寸。

→ I was surprised by the scale of the buildings in the downtown area.

我被市中心的高楼大厦震惊了。

skip v.

跳过

To skip something is to not do it.

表示不做某事。

→ He skipped work to get more sleep.

他没有工作,而是补充睡眠。

stretch v.

伸展

To stretch is to make your arms or legs reach out.

拉伸手臂和腿部。

→ She stretched her body before exercising.

她在做运动前的伸展。

telescope n.

望远镜

A telescope is a tool people use to look at the stars.

人们用于观察星星的仪器。

→ With a telescope, you can see the moon and stars easily.

通过望远镜,可以容易地看到星星和月亮。

underground adv.

在地下

When something is underground, it is below the surface of the Earth.

表示在地表下的。

→ Subway trains travel underground.

地铁在地底下穿行。

From the Earth to the Stars

从地球到星星

Jeremy was from a family of miners. Like them, he worked underground during the day. His job was to gather raw minerals and jewels. Each night after work, he lay awake in an open field. With his telescope, he looked at the stars. He was amazed by the scale of space. He wished someday he might travel there.

杰里米出生于一个矿工家庭,他也跟祖辈们一样,白天下矿里干活。他的工作是收集天然矿石和宝石。每天晚上下班后,他都会睁着眼躺在一片开阔的地上。他用望远镜看星星。太空之辽阔震惊了他,他梦想着有朝一日能去太空旅行。

One day there was an accident in the mine. Water poured into the mine. Everything was dark. Jeremy stretched out and grabbed a piece of wood. It kept him from sinking. Jeremy felt a presence nearby.

一天,矿井除了意外。水灌进了矿井,井里一片漆黑。杰里米伸手抓住了一块木头,漂浮在水面上。他感到身边有人。

I am an angel, said a voice.

“我是天使,”一个声音传来。

What? Jeremy exclaimed.

“你说什么?”杰里米大声喊道。

You must never come underground again. Have the courage to make your wishes come true.

“你不得再下井干活,鼓起勇气实现自己的愿望吧。”

For a long time he floated in silence. Then he heard other voices. The other miners were coming to rescue him.

他在水上漂了很久,一句话不说。随后他听到有声音传来,是其他矿工来营救他了。

The next day Jeremy skipped work. He decided to

第二天,杰里米就不再去上班。他决定当一名宇航员。接下来的两年里,他刻苦学习。终于有一天,他被批准参与一项太空任务,他实现了自己的愿望。

His spaceship left the ground. It went higher until there was no more gravity. He saw satellites floating next to the ship.

他坐着飞船离开了地球。飞船越飞越高,直到失去引力。他看到了飞船外面在漂浮的卫星。

Then Jeremy saw a beautiful angel outside his spaceship. It smiled at Jeremy. For some minutes, Jeremy could not speak. Finally, he said, "Thank you."

然后,一名漂亮的天使出现在飞船外面,她朝着杰里米微笑。杰里米愣了几分钟,不知该说什么好。最终,他说出了两个字:“谢谢。”

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