一年记下7000单词(31~33)- 已复习

31. The maximum plus or minus the minimum makes minute difference.
最大值加上或者减去最小值只产生极小的差异。

minus [ˈmainəs]

prep.减(去) n.负数;减号 a.负的,减去的

– Seven minus three equals four (7-3 = 4). 七减三等於四.

minute [ˈminit, maiˈnju:t]

n.分钟;片刻;立刻[ pl.]会议记录 a.微小的

– He can discriminate minute variations in tone. 他能辨别出音调的细微变化。

32. The witty witness withdraws his words within minutes without any reason.
诙谐的证人在几分钟之内无故地收回了他说的话。

witty [ˈwiti]

a.机智的

– He had an ugly, sickly, witty, charming face. 他的脸丑陋,充满病态,但是机智而带有一股魅力。

witness [ˈwitnis]

n.目击者;证据(言) vt.目击;作证

withdraw [wiðˈdrɔ:]

vt.收回,撤消,撤退 vi.缩回,退出,撤退

– The government withdraws worn out money from use. 政府收回旧币使之不再流通。

within minutes

在几分钟之内

without any reason

无缘无故

33. The cake maker shakes a naked snake with the quaking rake without sake.
蛋糕制造者无缘无故地用抖动的耙子摇一条赤裸的蛇。

shake [ʃeik]

n./  v.摇动,摇;(使)颤抖,震动 (shook, shaken)

– He shook his head in disapproval. 他摇了摇头表示反对。

quake [kwek, kweik]

n.地震(非正式用语)

rake [rek, reik]

n.耙;斜度 vi.耙;核查 vt.耙;扫射

sake [seik]

n.缘故,理由

without sake

无缘无故

= Without any reason

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