83:brace



今天学的词组是brace。作为动词,brace有做好准备应对压力或危险的意思。 比如美国国会中期选举之前, 共和党人意识到可能会失去七到三十个众议院席位, "They braced for the loss of seven to 30 seats in the House of Representatives."

感恩节前夕,美国人纷纷乘飞机回家团聚,就跟中国人回家过年一样。美国各大机场因此增加了服务人员。 "They braced for the crush of holiday flying," -- 准备对付空运高潮的压力。当然,旅客们也要准备排长队通过安全检查, "Passengers will have to brace themselves for longer lines." 今天学的词组是brace....

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