英语每日一句 Daily English(2017-10-03)

发表时间:2017-10-03内容来源:VOA英语学习网

There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self. 优于别人,并不高贵,真正的高贵应该是优于过去的自己。(海明威)

重点词汇解析:

being
n.存在;生存;生命存在,生命,人, 本质;art.在,有,是
参考例句:

Can you explain to me the purpose of being?你能对我解释一下存在的目的吗?

What is the purpose of our being?我们生存的目的是什么?

noble
n.贵族;adj.高贵的,高尚的,贵族的,辉煌的
参考例句:

He is a noble man,we all admire him.他是一个道德高尚的人,我们都敬佩他。

Niagara falls is a noble sight.尼亚加拉瀑布是一壮观的景色。

nothing
adv.毫不;n.微不足道的人或事;pron.什么也没有
参考例句:

I have nothing to do at the moment.此刻我无事可做。

She knows nothing about music.她一点也不懂音乐。

previous
adj.早先的,前面的,过急的;adv.早先,前面;
参考例句:

The teacher examined the students on the previous lesson.这位老师检查了学生们课前学习的情况。

The year's harvest is better than any previous year's.今年的收成比以往哪年都好。

self
n.自己,自我,本性,本质,私心,本人;vt.使近亲繁殖
参考例句:

Everybody should do good self work.每人必须做好自己的工作。

By doing that he showed his true self.他那样做显示了他的本性。

superior
n.上级,高手,上标;adj.上层的,上好的,出众的,高傲的
参考例句:

This machine is superior in many respects to that.这台机器在很多方面比那台好。

He acted in obedience to the orders of his superior.他是遵照他的上级指示行动的。

true
a.真实,不假的;忠实,可靠的;正确无误的
参考例句:

He who doesn't reach the Great Wall is not a true man.不到长城非好汉。

I will come and see if it is true.我要来了解一下,是否真有其事。

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