[BT英语0340] archetype

archetype

这个词和prototype是一个意思,原型的意思。

An archetype is something that is considered to be a perfect or typical example of a particular kind of person or thing because it has all their most important characteristics. 典型,代表

He came to this country 20 years ago and is the archetype of the successful Asian businessman. 他20年前来到这个国家,是成功的亚裔商人的典范。

[BT英语0338] baroque

baroque

音译为巴洛克,也就是常说的与包豪斯相对应的风格,比较奢华。

used to describe European architecture, art and music of the 17th and early 18th centuries that has a grand and highly decorated style. 巴罗克风格的(17 至 18 世纪早期流行于欧洲,气势雄伟、装饰华丽的特色反映在建筑、绘画和音乐等艺术上)

baroque churches / music 巴洛克风格的教堂/音乐

[BT英语0336] aloof

aloof

a + loof (撸夫) = 肯定是比较冷淡的,被人疏远的才撸夫 🙂

not friendly or interested in other people. 冷漠,冷淡

The Emperor kept himself aloof from the people. 这个皇帝对人民漠不关心。

The Government is keeping aloof from the controversy…政府对争论保持置身事外的态度

She had an air of aloofness about her. 她给人一种冷冰冰的感觉。

[BT英语0334] assuage

assuage

to make an unpleasant feeling less server. 缓和,减轻(不快)

To assuage his wife’s grief, he took her on a tour of Europe…

为了减轻妻子的悲痛,他带她去了欧洲旅游。

She was just trying to assuage her guilt by playing the devoted mother. 她装出一副慈母的样子只是想要减轻自己的罪恶感。

[BT英语0333] banter

banter

banter 发音,拌她。一般小孩打闹的时候,都是拌她一下什么的。

friendly remarks and jokes. 玩笑,打趣。

He enjoyed exchanging banter with the customers. 他喜欢和顾客开玩笑。

He bantered with reporters and posed for photographers. 他和记者打趣,并摆姿势让他们拍照。

[BT英语0332] ardent

ardent

读音是:啊,灯塔(美国是灯塔,用中文这么读)…. 热心的,热情的读出来。

very enthusiastic and showing strong feelings about sth/sb.

an ardent supporter of the European Unit. 欧洲统一的热烈支持者。

He’s been one of the most ardent supporters of the administration’s policy. 他一向是政府最热情的支持者之一。

His reports are often ardently pro-Russian. 他的报告常常力挺俄罗斯。