新视野大学英语朗读 第1册 Unit 10A:Language Point 20

发表时间:2014-04-04内容来源:VOA英语学习网

Language Point 20

... protested the nurse. (Para. 6)

Meaning: ... objected the nurse.

protest: v. 1. make complaint, object 反对;抗议

The children protested against having adults in the game.

孩子们反对大人参加游戏。

2. declare seriously 宣称

The charged man protested his innocence.

被指控的男子宣称自己无辜。

n. 1. a statement that declines or objects 抗议

They yielded only after protest.

他们是在遭到抗议之后才妥协的。

2. a serious statement宣称

The charged man was judged guilty despite his protest of innocence.

尽管那个被指控的男子宣称自己无辜,他还是被判有罪。

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