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单词 “dead” 的五个用法

 

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相信不少人都知道英语单词 “dead” 最常用的意思是 “死亡的,失去生命的”,但你知道它在不同的语境、场合中还有哪些其它用法吗?看视频,再来学习单词 “dead” 的四个常见含义和用法。

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Hi! The word dead has so many meanings! And we're going to look at five of them.

The first one is simple – it means 'not living'.

Monkey? Monkey?? He's dead! NOOOO!

You know when you sleep on your arm? When you wake up, you can't feel anything. It's numb! It's gone dead!

I tried to catch Monkey, but my arm had gone dead.

Dead in reference to batteries means they have no power.

Hi I need to… Oh, no! The battery's dead!

In informal British English, dead can also mean 'very'.

This English in A Minute is dead interesting.

Lastly, in speaking about directions or time, dead can mean 'exactly'.

The post office is dead ahead. We should arrive dead on time.

Why should you never talk to a ghost? Because they're dead boring!

用法总结

1 “Dead” 可以表达人类或其它生物 “死亡的,失去生命的”。

He's dead.

2 “Dead” 可以表达身体某部位 “麻木的,失去知觉的”。

I tried to catch Monkey, but my arm had gone dead.

3 “Dead” 可以表达电池 “没电的,电量用光的”。

Oh, no! The battery's dead!

4 “Dead” 在非正式的英式英语中,可以用来加强语气,相当于 “very(很,非常)”。

This English In A Minute is dead interesting.

5 “Dead” 在谈论方向或时间的语境中,可以用来加强语气,相当于 “exactly(精确地,正好地)”。

The post office is dead ahead.

We should arrive dead on time.

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