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今天要学的一个词是 orchestrate。 Orchestrate来自orchestra,指管弦乐队。可是别想听音乐,报导说的是伊拉克前统治者萨达姆。文章说:"... prosecutors accused him of orchestrating the ...campaign against the Kurds...," 意思是:检察官指责他领导指挥了残杀库尔德人的运动。


原来orchestrate可以解释为指挥、领导。对,可以和音乐没有关系。比如说:A few people orchestrated the large-scale protest campaign against U.S. policy on illegal immigrants,某些人负责安排了抗议美国非法移民政策的大规模活动。The mother orchestrated all the arrangements for her daughter's wedding,母亲为她女儿的婚礼做了所有的安排。今天学的一个词是orchestrate...

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