英语四级高分必备500关键句第373期:完型语法(373)

发表时间:2017-12-01内容来源:VOA英语学习网

373. Families of as many as 10 people have had to shelter under a single tent and share cookstoves and bathing facilities with neighbors.

英语四级译文:

曾经有多达10位成员的家庭不得不栖身在一个单人帐篷下,并与邻近的人共用炉灶和洗浴设施。

四级词汇讲解:

as many as本意为“有……之多”,此处强调数量之多,意为“多达”。如:

The bus can hold as many as 100 people.这辆公共汽车可以搭载多达100人。

shelter意为“躲避”,此处为不及物动词。如:

We sat in the shade sheltering from the sun.我们坐在树荫下,免得被太阳晒。

facility意为“设施,设备”。如:

The hotel has special facilities for disabled people.该酒店有专供残疾人使用的设施。

英语四级考点归纳:

shelter可作及物动词,意为“保护,掩蔽,收容”,可用于shelter sb./sth from的结构之中。如:

They tried to help shelter the homeless.他们努力帮助庇护无家可归者。

Trees shelter the houses from the wind.树为房子挡住了风。

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