54:take a toll



今天学的词组是take a toll。 Take-a-toll意思是由于天灾、疾病、事故等造成的损失。 最近有报道说,在加拿大西部,人工养殖的鲑鱼把一种寄生虫散布到附近海域,导致野生鲑鱼大量死亡,"Parasites from farm-raised fish took a toll on wild salmon."

在我们的日常生活中, 各种危险比比皆是。比如美国的车祸每年造成大约四万人死亡, "Every year traffic accidents take a significant toll on drivers." 二氧化碳污染了清洁的空气, "The release of carbon dioxide has taken a toll on clean air." 还有我们的健康,睡眠不足,压力过大都会take a toll on our health。大家要当心啊。今天学的词组是take a toll...

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