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  21. His perception of possibilities enlarged. 他对奇迹发生的可能性认识扩大了。

  He became more aware that miracles were possible.

  22……For a time he stared at it, and then looked up and met his own gaze in the looking glass. 他凝视蜡烛片刻,然后抬起头来,在镜子中他看到了自己凝视的目光。

  stare: 凝视,盯着瞧 (因为惊讶,好奇,而盯着看,或粗鲁无理等而睁大眼睛地盯着看)

  A person stares in wonder, surprise, stupidity, curiosity or from mere rudness.

  gaze: 凝视 (通常暗示目不转睛地凝视。这种凝视是由于惊奇、喜好或兴趣引起的。)

  For hours he gazed at the stars, thinking to himself how they came into being.好几个小时他望着星星,想着星星怎么形成的。

  23. “What about miracle now?” said Mr. Fotheringay, addressing his own reflection. “你现在对奇迹怎么看?”佛泽林盖先生对镜子里的自己说道。

  Now what do you think of miracles? Do you still think them impossible? Mr. Fotheringay spoke to his own reflection in the mirror.

  What about…? 一般用来询问情况,或提出建议

  What about Ms. Brown? Is she joining us in the visit to China? 布朗夫人怎么样?她会和我们一起去中国旅行吗?

  What about going to Tianjin during the National Day holiday? 国庆节放假去天津好吗?

  address: to speak to a (person or audience) 对 ……… 讲话

  General Li is going to address the air force tomorrow. 李将军明天将对空军讲话。

  Foreign Minister Li is going to address the United Nations on the subject of war and peace. 李外长明天将在联大作有关战争与和平的演讲。

  24. So far as he could see , he had only to will the thing.据他看来,他只须表达出意愿来,事情就会办成。

  According to his understanding, he had just to try to make something happen with his mental power, it would happen.

  so/as far as ******************. can see (know, remember…)据某人所知,表示对要说的情况的准确性尚无百分之百的把握,只是个人的看法或感觉。(as far as )更普通。

  So far as I remember, h e came to this city 20 years ago. 我记得他是 20 年前来到这个城市的。

  As far as I can see, he is a reliable person whom you can turn to in difficulty. 据我所见,他是一个你在困难时可以向他求助的可靠的人。

  25.In the early hours of the morning he reached the fact that his will power must be unusual and strong .到次日凌晨,他已经得出结论:他的意志力肯定是非凡的、强大的。

  Soon after midnight he had concluded that his will power was unusual and strong.

  the early/small hours of the morning : the period of time soon after midnight 凌晨

  reach the fact that : conclude that 认识到事情的真相,得出结论

  They soon reached the fact that their project would never be approved. 他们很快认识到他们的工程永远不会批准。

  26.The fears of his first discovery were now mixed with pride and ideas of advantage.刚发现自己超凡能力时的恐惧心情这时已经掺入了自豪感和优越感。

  Now he had a mixed feeling about his extraordinary power. ……while he was still afraid, he felt pride and a sense of superiority.

  (of motion) be mixed with (another ): 感情的交杂

  The joy Mrs. Mallad felt at her hu******************and's death was mixed with guilt.听到丈夫去世的消息,马拉德太太感到欣喜,欣喜之中又包含着内疚。

  27.As he struggled to get his shirt over his head, he was struck with a brilliant idea .在他费劲地从头上脱下衬衫的时候,他突然想到了一个绝招。

  As he took off his shirt with difficulty, an idea came to him and impressed him as extremely clever.

  struggle to do sth/to sth/for sth. 费劲地做……

  The man struggle to his feet and went on. 那个人费劲地站起来,继续往前走。 These people toiled day and night and struggled for survival. 那些人日夜劳作,为生存而努力。

  At that time my father struggled to bring up our family. 那时候,我父亲艰难地维持一家人的生活。

  be struck with/by/ on : to be favourably impressed by 突然想到,被……留下印象

  I was struck by his proposal. 他的提议给我留下深刻的印象。

  The speech struck deep into the minds of the people.演说深深打动了人们。

  I was struck with a happy thought. 我突然有一个愉快的想法。

  28.…was thoughtful all through breakfast –time 吃饭时他一直在琢磨着。

  …he was thinking deeply all the time when he was having breakfast.

  thoughtful: 沉思的,在认真考虑的;体贴的

  Mary was thoughtful for a while and then replied ,“No”。玛丽认真考虑了一会儿然后回答说“不”。

  It was very thoughtful of you to remind me of bring the raincoat.你想得很周到提醒我带雨衣。

  29.At last his mind turned again to cautious experiments.最后他又想到要谨慎地做试验。

  Finally he thought of trying a few more miracles.

  turn to: go to ******************./sth. for help, advice向……求助,求助于……

  He is a person you can turn to in a crisis.他是一个在危机时刻你能求助的人。

  When I am in trouble, I always turn to my sister for advice.当我有麻烦时,我总是向我的姐姐要主意。

  30. He hurried to work in a state of profound but carefully concealed excitement.他赶忙去上班,情绪激昂,但又藏而不露。

  He hurried to work with high spirit, but he tried to hide his excitement carefully.

  31.…but this caused him no inconvenience, because he made up for it miraculously in his last ten minutes.不过,这到没有给他造成不便,因为他在下班前的10分钟之内奇迹般地把还没做的事都干完了。

  …but this caused no problems because he finished all that he had to do in the last ten minutes, by using his miraculous power.

  make up for sth: 补偿,弥补

  His hard work makes up for his lack of intelligence.他的勤奋工作弥补了他的不聪明。

  I had to study harder to make up for the time I missed in school when I was ill.我得努力学习,把我生病时缺的课补上。

  32. As the day passed, his state of mind passed from wonder to delight .就在这一天之内,他的思想状况由惊讶变成了喜悦。

  pass from…to/into…: change from one state or condition to another由一种状况转变为另一种状况

  During the debate, their attitudes towards the project passed from disagreement to approval. 在辩论中,他们对这项目的态度从不赞成到同意。

  33. He intended, among other things, to increase his personal property by acts of creation, and called into existence a number of nice things 除其它事情外,他还打算使用他的造物之举来增加他的私人财产,并真地创造出了几件好东西。

  among others/other things 用来从一群人或一群事物中列举一两个

  Gu Xiulian, vice chairperson of the Standing Committee of the NPC, among others, attended the reception in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between China and Japan.全国人大常委会副主席顾秀莲和其它人一起出席了纪念中日建交30周年的招待会。

  At the recent press conference, the spokesman of the foreign ministry talked, among other things, about China-Germany relations.在最近一次记者招待会上,那位外交部发言人特别谈到了中德关系。

  call sth. into existence: ask sth to be created 指令造出……

  The magician said he was able to call anything into existence.那魔术师说他能变出任何东西。

  bring sth into existence/being: cause sth to exist; create, establish 创造;建立

  A new committee has been brought into existence to address the non-performing loans in the state-owned banks.成立了一个新的委员会来处理国有银行的呆帐。

  34. But he could see that the gift required caution and watchfulness.不过他明白,对这个天赋他必须小心,必须保持警惕。

  But he knew that his unusual power should be used very carefully, and he should keep them secret, otherwise it might cause trouble.

  35. He struck a match and saw that this beautiful miracles was indeed accomplished. 他划了根火柴,发现那个美妙的奇迹确实创造出来了。

  accomplish: 强调通过坚韧不把的努力完成一项使命或达到某一目标。 强调完成全部任务的过程,不强调完成的手段和方法。

  He accomplished a great deal in his short life 在他短暂的一生里,他取得了很大成就。


  despite repeated experiments, so far, no noticeable results have achieved 尽管多次试验,但到目前为止,还没有取得显著的结果。

  36.He could think of no answer but the truth.“ I was working a miracle.”他想不出别的答复,只好以实情相告。

  He had to tell the truth. As he couldn't find a better answer to convince the policeman, he had no choice but to tell him that he was performing a miracle.

  work, perform, create,…a miracle 创造奇迹

  37.Don't talk rot.别胡说八道

  Don't talk nonsense.

  38.He realized that he had given himself away 他意识到他露了馅。

  He realized that he had betrayed himself.

  give oneself away: to reveal ******************./sth./oneself intentionally or without meaning to;

  betray ******************./sth.暴露了他人或自己(的真实情况或身份);出卖了

  It never occurred to him that his close friend would give him away.他决没想到他的最好朋友会把他出卖。

  Please don't give my secret away. 别洩露我的秘密。

  39. I've had enough of this.我已经受够了。

  I can't put up with your ridicule any more.

  have had enough of sth.: to want no more of, to be enable or unwilling to tolerate

  sth./******************. any more.再也不能忍受……

  he's had enough of his boss ordering him about and decided to quit.他再也不愿受老板那样的支使而决定不干了。

  I have had enough of her gossips.我听够了她的搬弄是非的话。

  40.…nor did he trouble to see what had become of his flowering stick.也没有费神去看看那根开花的拐杖到底怎么了。

  ……not did he bother to find out what had happened to his walking stick that had turned into a rosebush.

  not trouble to do sth: not do sth because it needs too much effort没有特意去做

  The interviewer even did not trouble to look at my resume. 给我面试的那个人甚至不屑看一下我的简历。

  You need not trouble to answer this.你不需要特意地回答这个问题。

  what has/had become of sth./******************. : what has happened to sth./******************.后来怎样

  What has become of the project that had cause so much controversy?那个争论得很激烈的项目后来怎样了?

  What has become of the student who dropped out of school? 那个退学的学生后来怎样了?


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