Text A How TV Violence Affects Kids
1.violence n. 暴力；强烈
violent adj. 暴力的；强烈的
1）Preschool children suffer most from TV violence. （学龄前儿童受暴力电视节目的危害最深。）
2）People in that country hated the king to the marrow as he ruled the country with violence.
3）He flung open the door with violence. （他用劲地猛然把门打开。）
4）The violent blow sent him down on his knees. （那猛烈的一击使他跪倒在地。）
5）The doctor told him not to do any violent exercise. （ 医生嘱咐他不要进行剧烈运动。）
2.exposure n. 暴露；揭露；曝光
expose v. 暴露；使曝光；使遭受；使处于…影响之下；展出
1）Too much exposure to sunlight will burn your skin.（过度晒太阳会晒伤皮肤。）
2）The exposure of corruption by the media caught the attention of the public.
3）She concealed the secret from her parents， fearing the exposure would stun them.
4）How many exposures have you made？ （你拍了几张照片？）
5）His shirt was open， exposing the tattoo on his chest. （他的衬衣敞开了，露出了刺在胸部的文身。）
6）His fatness exposed him to a lot of joking at the office. （他长得肥胖，因此在办公室常受取笑。）
7）He was exposed to music when he was a child. （他自幼受音乐薰陶。）
8）Parents should expose their children to good books. （父母应让孩子们读好书。）
9）He is going to expose all his collections at the auction. （他打算拍卖时把收藏品全部陈列出来。）
3.allocate v. 分配；把…拨给；把…划归
allocation n. 分配；划拨的款项
1）Some doctors and teachers will be allocated to the villagers to help the people there.
2）They were dissatisfied with the way resources were allocated.
3）One third of the money has been allocated to the public services.
4）They said the allocation of seats was unfair.（他们说席位的分配不公平。）
5）He has a $5000 allocation to cover the expenses.
4. significantly adv. considerably （相当数量地）；meaningfully （有意义地）
significant adj. important，meaningful （意义重大的）
significance n. consequence （意义；影响） implication（含义）
1）Their opinions don't differ significantly from each other. （他们俩的看法没有明显差别。）
2）He said to us significantly that education of the youth would be vital to the future of a country. （他意味深长地对我们说年轻人的教育对于一个国家的未来至关重要。）
3）July 4 is a significant date for Americans. （对美国人来说七月四日是一个意义重大的日子。）
4）There has been a significant increase in juvenule crime in recent years.（近年来，青少年犯罪活动有了相当大的增加。）
5）This is an event of great significance. （这是一个非常重大的事件。）
6）It is necessary to attach great significance to environmental protection.（重视环境保护是必要的。）
5.per prep. 每一，每
1）He earns $3000 per month.（他每月挣3000美元。）
2）We drove at the speed of 70miles per hour.（我们以每小时70英里的速度行驶。）
3）Take the medicine 3times per day.（这药每日服三次。）
4）They spent more than 20million pounds per year.（他们每年花费两千万英镑。）
6.given prep. considering （考虑到）
1）Given their inexperience， they have done a good job.
2）Given his age， the old man is in good condition.
3）Given my interest in oil painting， this is the best place to study.
4）It seems unreasonable to send him away， given that he is doing quite well.
7.adopt v. take up （采取）； accept （收养）； officially pass （正式通过）
1）I don't know if I should adopt a positive attitude towards the whole happening.
2）Their country adopted press censorship. （他们国家采取了新闻检查制度。）
3）They adopted an orphan as they had no child of their own.
4）The boy was happy as anything when his parents decided to adopt a puppy.
5）Congress adopted the new measures. （国会通过了新措施。）
6）The National Congress adopted the government report.
adapt vi. adjust （调节；改变…以适应）
1）He had to adapt himself to the new condition.（他不得不使自己适应新的情况。）
2）Mr. Wang could not adapt himself to the new climate.
3）He is adapting the novel for television.（他正把那部小说改编为电视剧。）
8.distinguish v. separate （区别，辨别）； identify （认出）
1）You have to distinguish facts from rumours if you want to form a correct opinion.
2）He was distinguished from other boys by his height.
3）Some children were unable to distinguish between the letters b and p.
9.fantasy n. 想像；幻想
1）He is always having fantasies about becoming rich.（他总是抱着发财的幻想。）
2）To a small child， fantasy and reality are very close to each other .（对幼儿来说，幻想和现实靠得很近。）
1）She went wherever the fancy took her. （她随兴致所至想去哪里就去哪里。）
2）These fantasies are sometimes very dangerous to school children. （对学龄儿童来说这些古怪念头是很危险的。）
3）Poets， artists and inventors need imagination. （诗人，艺术家和发明家都需要想像力。）
10.underlying adj. 在下面的；根本的；潜在的
1）There are underlying similarities between all human beings.
2）The underlying theme of the novel is very serious. （这本小说的潜在主题是极其严肃的。）
3）Can you understand the underlying meaning of what he said？ （你能理解他所说的话的含义吗？）
4）The underlying structure of this building is no doubt very firm. （这座楼的底层结构无疑是牢固的。）
11.motive n. reason， purpose （动机，目的）
1）Greed was his only motive for receiving bribery. （贪婪是他受贿的唯一原因。）
2）His motive in coming was a wish to achieve mutual understanding. （他来的动机是想达成相互理解。）
3）The little boy opened his sister's mail through motives of curiosity. （那个小男孩出于好奇打开了姐姐的邮件。）
4）You should question his motive before you approve his conduct. （在你赞同他的所作所为之前应该先质询他的动机。）
12.subtlety n. delicacy；sensitivity 微妙之处，细微之处；敏锐
subtle adj. 隐约的；微妙的
1）Nobody noticed the subtlety of his remarks. （没有人听出他话中的微妙含义。）
2）They can sense each other's intentions with great subtlety. （他们能敏锐地感觉到彼此的意图。）
3）It is difficult for people from other cultures to master the subtleties of the American joke.
4）His whole attitude has undergone a subtle change. （他的整个态度已经有了微妙的变化。）
5）He dwelt on the subtle distinction between the two words.
13.moral adj. 有道德的 n. 道德；寓意
1）He complained that he had witnessed a fall in moral standards.
2）Parents are responsible for the children's moral welfare.
3）The moral of the story was “A friend in need is a friend indeed ”。
4）I don't know what moral to draw from all this. （我不知道从所有这一切中应得出何种教训。）
5）He has no morals and will do anything for money. （他毫无道德，为了钱什么都干得出来。）
14.recovery n. 康复；收回
recover v. 恢复；收复；挽回
1）He is recovered from his illness. （他已恢复了健康。）
2）She recovered her strength after two days'rest. （经过两天的休息，她恢复了力气。）
3）The police recovered the stolen watch. （警察追回了失窃的手表。）
4）He said he had to work hard to recover the lost time. （他说他得努力工作，把失去的时间补回来。）
5）Mr. Wang insisted that the economic recovery was still slow. （王先生坚持认为经济复苏还太缓慢。）
6）She made a remarkable recovery from the illness. （她令人惊异地从那场疾病中康复了。）
7）The recovery of the lost wallet thrilled the whole family. （失落钱包的复得使全家人兴奋不已。）