58:chill



今天学的词是chill。大Chill就是寒冷、冷淡或扫兴。Chill这个词经常被用来形容天气。如冷飕飕的夜晚,a chill night。但是,chill也可以用在其他个方面。北韩进行地下核试验后,报纸的标题说:"North-South Relations Suffer a Sudden Chill." 南北韩的关系突然冷却。


Chill也可以用在日常生活。两个邻居因为吵架而关系冷淡, "There was a chill between the two feuding neighbors." 一个工程师的项目失败降低了他被提升的前景, "The failed project chilled the engineer's chances for a promotion." 裁减工资的消息大大降低了工人的热情, "The news of reducing pay chilled the workers' enthusiasm." 今天学的词是chill...

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