英语每日一句 Daily English(2017-09-25)

发表时间:2017-09-25内容来源:VOA英语学习网

But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.

但人不是为失败而生的。一个人可以被毁灭,但不能被打败。 --海明威《老人与海》  

重点词汇解析:

defeat
vt.击败,战胜;n.失败;败北
参考例句:

They soon went down in defeat.他们很快就失败了。

They tasted defeat for the first time.他们第一次体验到失败的滋味。

defeated
v.击败( defeat的过去式和过去分词 );战胜;挫败;使困惑
参考例句:

He defeated the champion in three sets. 他三盘击败了冠军。

After three hours of impassioned debate the motion was defeated. 经过三小时激烈的辩论,这项动议被否决了。 来自《简明英汉词典》

Destroyed
adj. 遭破坏的动词destroy的过去式和过去分词
参考例句:

alpine villages destroyed in an avalanche 在一场雪崩中被摧毁的高山村庄

The building was completely destroyed by fire. 这栋建筑物被大火彻底焚毁了。

made
v.make的过去式和过去分词
参考例句:

They were not made in china.它们不是中国制造的。

The monkey made a long arm for the peach.猴子伸臂去摘桃子。

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