新视野大学英语朗读 第1册 Unit 10A:Language Point 12

发表时间:2014-02-27内容来源:VOA英语学习网

Language Point 12

A good test for this value is to apply what I call the "Integrity Triangle," which consists of three key principles: (Para. 3)

Meaning: If you want to see how important integrity is, just use what I call the "Integrity Triangle", which is made up of three important principles.

apply: v. 1. give or have an effect; use for a purpose

We should apply what we have learned in class to the experiment.

我们应该把我们课堂上所学到的知识运用到实验中去。

The rules apply to the management and the staff as well.

这些规则既适用于管理人员又适用于普通职工。

2. request officially

To get a job one has to apply for it.

要找工作得先申请。

3. cause to work hard, devote

It's difficult to apply oneself to an uninteresting task.

要让自己完成一项无趣的任务是很难的。

triangle: n. figure or shape with 3 straight sides and 3 corners

How many sides does a triangle have? 三角形有几条边?

consist of: be made up of

The official event consisted of several speeches, some music, and a film.

这个仪式包括有几个讲话、一些音乐和一场电影。

The picnic dinner consisted of chicken, salad, vegetables, cake, and drinks.

野餐有鸡肉、色拉、蔬菜、蛋糕和饮料。

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