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自考“综合英语(二)”下册详解(22)

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  21.Those coming from lands where time is looked upon differently may find this matter of pace to be one of their most difficult adjustments in both business and daily life.

  coming from: 分词短语作定语修饰those

  22.They will miss the ritual socializing that goes with a welcoming cup of tea or coffee that may be traditional in their own country.——They will not be received with a show of welcome,courtesy,or friendliness,including a cup of tea or coffee which perhaps is customary in their home country.

  socializing: meeting people socially,for example,at a party参加社交活动

  23.We seek out evidence of past performance rather than evaluate a business colleague through social courtesies

  seek out:努力寻找,找出

  eg:The police sought out the person who had informed them of the road accident by phone.

  警察找到了打电话向他们报告车祸的那个人

  eg:They are seeking business opportunities abroad 他们正在寻找在海外开拓业务的机会

  24.Since we generally assess and probe professionally rather than socially,we start talking business very quickly.——Since we generally evaluate the worth of our business partner by his professional skills and competence instead of his social abilities,we do not waste time in socializing,but start talking business right away

  Business: 事务;事

  eg:Let's come( get )to business我们言归正传吧

  eg:know one's business精通自己所干的一行。

  25.but in the business world we almost always have other appointments following hard on the heels of whatever we are doing.

  follow (hard) on the heels of:happening very soon after紧接着,接踵而来,紧跟后面

  eg:Loud thunder comes hard on the heels of lightening.巨大的雷声紧跟着闪电而来

  26.We therefore save most personal visiting for after work hours or for social weekend gatherings.

  save:保留;节省;积攒;挽救;使避免

  eg:What's saved his strength for the end of the race 他把力气留到冲刺阶段。

  eg:Let's save the rest of the cake for supper.我们把其余的蛋糕留到晚饭再吃吧

  27.To us the impersonality of electronic communication has little or no relation to the matter at hand

  the matter at hand:目前正做的事

  28.Mail is slow and uncertain.

  the official system of collecting,transporting and delivering letters and parcels:邮政系统,邮件

  eg:While we can send Christmas cards via E-mail,we still have to send parcels by post/mail.(post: BrE;mail: AmE )我们能够以电子邮件的形式发圣诞卡,但还是得通过邮局寄包裹

  eg:I'm going to the department office to pick up my mail.我要去系办公室取邮件。

  29.Telephones save your feet and endless amounts of time.

  save(feet):to avoid or help to avoid sth.that is unpleasant or difficult

  eg:Scanners save us the trouble of typing.扫描仪省去了我们打字的麻烦。

  eg:It saves both money and time to shop in supermarkets.到超市购物既省钱又省时间

  30.Furthermore,several people canconfer together without moving from their desks

  confer(with sb.)(on/about sth.):交换意见;征求意见

  eg:She said she wished to confer with her advisers before announcing a big decision

  她说她希望在宣布一项重大决定之前能与顾问商谈一下。

  31.Unless a certain amount of time is allowed,felt to be given added weight by the passage of time.

  Be felt to do/to be :(人们)觉得

  eg:Dining out is often felt to be common today.

  在餐馆吃饭现在经常被人们感觉很普遍了

  32.Assignments are thus save your feet and endless amounts of time.

  save(feet):to avoid or help to avoid sth.that is unpleasant or difficult

  eg:Scanners save us the trouble of typing.扫描仪省去了我们打字的麻烦。

  eg:It saves both money and time to shop in supermarkets.到超市购物既省钱又省时间

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