英语词汇集锦(之三)

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之一
之二

一:墨西哥食物篇:(均源自西班牙语)

1)taco:墨西哥玉米卷饼
2)tortilla:玉米粉圆饼,墨西哥薄饼
3)burrito:玉米煎饼(长方形状)

二:词语篇:

1)give over to:专用于...
Much of the garden was given over to vegetables.
花园的大部分面积专用于种蔬菜。

2)pull the strings:在幕后操纵;托关系走后门;牵线搭桥

Non-native speaker
If you want to work for my company, I will try to talk to some important people to try to influence them.

Native speaker
If you want to work for my company, I'll try to pull some strings.

三:词根篇:

  1. Philanthropy:博爱,慈善事业
    Philanthropy is a word of Greek origin. 源于希腊语
    Phil means "love" and anthropy "human or humanity", so the meaning of this compound is "love of human/humanity".
    Phil is used in "philosophy, anglophile, francophile, bibliophile...etc".
    Anthropy is used in "anthropology人类学" which means the study of human societies or communities.
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