World's Fringe Festivals Celebrate the Unusual and Experimental

1.protective a. 给予保护的,保护的

例句:She's too protective towards her son.

2.mainstream n. 主流

例句:Immigrants who were absorbed into the social mainstream.

3.absolute a. 绝对的,专制的,完全的,独立的

例句:Their house is an absolute tip.

      He's an absolute peasant.

1.The abandoned buildings added to the experimental "fringe" feel of the event.

add to增加,增添,补充

例句:Fireworks added to the attraction of the festival night.

2.And no matter where you are in the world, that is a very important thing, to be proud of who you are and be able to let people hear what you have to say, whether they like it or not.

no matter where无论何地,可以用wherever代替。

be proud of对…感到骄傲,以…为荣

例句:It seems Nancy is very proud of her people.

whether or not无论是...或... ,是否

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3.We asked the Washington, D.C., arts blogger Bob Anthony how this summer's festival compared to those of past years.

compare to比喻为,与……相比

例句:Compare the current version to prior versions.

4. The performance combined dance with song and theater.

combine with与...结合

例句:He combines theory with practice.