blotch

n.大斑點 [a large, irregular spot or blot]

 

 

blot      n.墨水漬,、污點

blotch   n.大斑點[a large, irregular spot or blot]

 

 

 

 

 

 

blowhard

blow-hard

n.吹牛專家  [an exceptionally boastful and talkative person.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

blueprint

blue-print

n.藍圖;設計圖

ex. blueprint: architect   設計圖:建築師 (人及其工作物件)

 

 

 

 

 

 

blunder

想成 blow under

v.做蠢事

ex. The police blundered badly by arresting the wrong man. 警方抓錯了人, 犯了荒唐的大錯

n.愚蠢之舉  [stupid, or careless mistake]

ex. I've made an awful blunder. 我做了一件大錯特錯的事.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

blunt

adj.鈍的

ex. This knife is blunt.

adj. 直率的;直言不諱的

ex. Let me ask a blunt question.
允許我問一個直率的問題。

v.使鈍

 

blunt    a.鈍的、直言不諱的、直率的 [James Blunt 一位歌手]

brunt    n.主要衝擊力               [中間有run跑,衝鋒時的主要衝擊力]

ex. The brunt of her argument was directed at the trade union leader.
她的言論的鋒芒指向工會領袖。

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

blur

v.使模糊不清

ex. Tears blurred her eyes.
她淚眼模糊。

n.模糊不清的事物

ex. blur:definition  模糊•定義or清晰

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

blurb

n.印在book jacket上的推薦廣告

ps. a brief publicity notice, as on a book jacket

ps. from wiki : A blurb is a short summary or some words of praise accompanying a creative work, without giving away any details, that is usually referring to the words on the back of the book jacket but also commonly seen on DVD and video cases, web portals and news websites.

 

ps. blurb::notice 簡短公告::公告

 

 

 

 

 

 

blurt

v.(不加思索地)衝口說出  [to utter suddenly or inadvertently]

ex. In his anger he blurted out the secret .
他在生氣時衝口說出了祕密。

ex. blurt•utter  衝口說出•出聲

 

 

 

 

 

 

blush

v.(因害羞,尷尬等而)臉紅 [to redden, as from embarrassment or shame = flush]

ex. She blushed at the mention of her lover's name.
她聽人提到她情人的名字,臉就紅了。

 

flush   v.臉紅、沖水

blush   v.臉紅                 (上廁所沖水(flush)時,被人看到了很不好意思(blush))

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

bluster & blustering

bluster

v.風狂吹

v.氣勢洶洶地說話(如風咆哮)

ex. He was very excited and angry and blustered for a while.
他非常激動,怒氣衝衝,且咆哮了一陣。

 

blustering•speak   氣勢洶洶地說話•說話

 

 

 

 

 

blustering

adj.風狂吹的

adj.吵鬧的

 

 

 

 

 

 

boast

v.自吹自擂 [to speak with exaggeration and excessive pride, esp. about oneself.]

ex. He boasts himself a genius.

v.有引以為榮的事物 [possess (sth to be proud of) ]

ps. 這個用義,在逛學校的網頁是很常見的

ex. This university boasts a world-famous art gallery.

 

 

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吹噓、炫耀特輯

 

boast    v.炫耀

brag     v.炫耀

swank    v.炫耀  // swan 天鵝-->像天鵝一樣炫耀

 

swagger  v.大搖大擺的走(搖屁屁的走法)

 

pretentious  adj.自命非凡

 

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字根

tend,tens,tent是stretch,拉的意思

 

pretend         v.假裝          [事先就先拉好,卻假裝還沒拉好-->假裝]

pretension      n.自命非凡    [假裝自己很偉大,實際上卻什麼都不是]

pretentious   adj.自命非凡的

 

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bodyguard

body-guard

n.保鏢

ps. bodyguard•person=soldier•country 保鏢保護人=士兵保衛國家

 

 

 

 

 

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