一篇范文的词汇应用

发表于:2012-09-18 14:22 [只看楼主] [划词开启]

(Though the experience of moving from one job to another can sometimes be distressing or even traumatic. Thousands of employees move from one job to another in rapid succession every year. Conventional reasons people gave for job hoping include lousy bosses, miserable salaries and hostile work environment.)

While expressing you are disgusted or dissatisfied with sth

distressing

Troubling to the mind or emotions

What could be more distressing than the death of their only child?

traumatic

[trɔ:ˈmætik]

Extremely(especially mental torture) unpleasant and causing you to feel upset and/or anxious

Divorce can be traumatic for everyone involved.

Lousy(opposite:swell)

['lauzi]

(informal,oral) very bad
Synonym: AWFUL

I've had a lousy day.

miserable

very unhappy or uncomfortable

too small in quantity(see miser and miserly)(negative)

miserable housing conditions

How can anyone live on such a miserable wage?

hostile

Feeling or showing unfriendliness

She was openly hostile towards her parents.

lamentable

[ˈlæməntəbl, ləˈmentəbl]

(formal) very unfortune

She shows a lamentable lack of understanding.

inimical

[iˈnimikəl]

~ to sth harmful to sth; not helping sth

unfriendly

These policies are inimical to the interests of society.

an inimical stare / look

aloof

[əˈlu:f]

~ (from sb/sth) not friendly or interested in other people

Idioms:keep / hold (yourself) aloof

The Emperor kept himself aloof from the people.

(The job hoping frenzy can be attributed mainly to the remarkable social changes taking place nowadays.

Despite the irresistible and irretrievable social change....)

change的搭配词汇

remarkable显著的considerable相当大的dramatic戏剧性的enormous巨大的extensive广泛的far-reaching深远的fundamental重大的profound深刻的radical根本的significant显著的irresistible不可抵挡的irretrievable不可还原不可弥补的

Nations around the world are experiencing dramatic shifts in their political, economic and social structure.

Words that can be placed here

to stop standing, sitting, or lying completely still, and make a movement

to change from the position you are in to another position, especially in order to make more space

to move repeatedly from side to side, because you are uncomfortable or in order to get into a position

change

move

move

squirm

rearrangement

Stir

move over

wriggle

turn

make a move

Budge (informal)

writhe

transformation

Shift (used especially when you are telling someone you want them to move)

(Instead, they now place more emphasis on ensuring that employees are engaged and committed during the time they spend with them, believing this is more likely to deliver results. This means there is scope for employees to switch jobs with relative ease and take charge of their own progression and development at their own pace.)

Take part/ be involved/participate/ play a part in/ play a role in

*

Be engaged in

Be committed to

Be active in

Contribute

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Get caught up in(to get involved in something that you did not intend to get involved in)

Get drawn into (get involved in something that you did not intend to get involved in )

drag sb into (make someone become involved in a situation that they do not want to become involved in)

*

be In the thick of (to be in the part of something such as a battle or argument where most of the important activity is taking place)

have a hand in (to be in some way secretly involved in something and be partly responsible for its results)

get into/enter into the spirit(a British expression meaning to relax and take part in a party, celebration, or special occasion )(Everyone was entering into the spirit - Christmas trees and decorations had been put up in all the offices )

if you can't beat 'em ,Join 'em (you say if you can't beat 'em, join 'em when you decide to take part in something that you disapprove of, because everyone else is doing it and you cannot stop them from doing it Everybody else was always taking my things, so I thought 'Oh well, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em.")

expressing something that works:

Effectual valid impactful potent telling resultful efficacious

Sth works fairly well:

fruitful effective successful

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