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[活动] 冬日寻踪 —— from牛津英语大辞典

时间:2018年12月06日 浏览人次:523 来源:admin

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题目:

下列描述与哪个冬季词汇对应(例如:1-E)?

Match the wintery words with their definitions or facts (for example: 1-E).

1Shakespeare, Byron, and Dickens are all featured in quotations of this word. (View www.oed.com/view/Entry/87719)

2First recorded usage in 1611, with a later quotation from National Geographic Magazine. (View www.oed.com/view/Entry/70555)

3.This word can also mean ‘an absurd or confused situation; a mess’. In this sense, it was first recorded in 1941. (View www.oed.com/view/Entry/137038)

4.One definition: ‘A time or state of old age, decay, affliction, hostility, emotional coldness, etc.’ (View www.oed.com/view/Entry/229394)

5.A less familiar sense of this word is ‘a scroll or plate bearing an inscription.’ (View www.oed.com/view/Entry/172033)

A.Winter

B.Scarf

C.Pantomime

D.Fire

E.Holiday

 

在哪里有驯鹿群出没?(浏览www.oed.com/view/Entry/161586

Where do reindeer occur in herds? (View www.oed.com/view/Entry/161586)

 

你知道以下与冬季有关的单词/词组有记载的首次使用时间谁先谁后吗?(使用快速检索功能)

Order these words, according to their first recorded usages from earliest to latest (use Quick Search function):

A. Sledge (used for travelling over snow or ice)

B. Blizzard n. (of snow)

C. Gingerbread man

D. Hot chocolate

E. Snowflake.

 

访问https://public.oed.com/wp-content/uploads/BIG_10389-DecemberWinterWorksheet_PRF6.pdf,您还能找到更多冬日主题词汇的小知识!

 

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