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  • 1 buzzard

    buzzard buz∙zard noun 1. ( BrE) a large European bird of prey (= a bird that kills other creatures for food) of the hawk family • 鵟(欧洲猛禽) 2. ( NAmE) a large American bird like a vulture that eats the flesh of animals that are already dead • 秃鹫(食腐鸟类,尤指红头美洲鹫)
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    ['bʌzәd]
    n. [動]禿鷹類, 貪婪的人

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  • 2 gander

    gander gan∙der noun • a male goose (= a bird like a large duck) • 公鹅 【IDIOMS】 have / take a ˈgander (at sth) •(informal) to look at sth • 看一看;看一眼 --› more at sauce
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    ['gændә]
    n. 雄鵝, 獃子, 笨蛋

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  • 3 goose

    goose goose noun (pl. geese) 1. a bird like a large duck with a long neck. Geese either live wild or are kept on farms. • 鹅 2. meat from a goose • 鹅肉:
    »roast goose
    3. a female goose • 雌鹅 --› compare [u]gander
    4. (old-fashioned, informal) a silly person • 傻瓜;笨蛋 --› see also wild goose chase 【IDIOMS】--› see cook v., kill v., sauce, say v. verb [VN] (informal) 1. to touch or squeeze sbˈs bottom • 触摸(或揑)某人的臀部 2. goose sth (along / up) ( NAmE) to make sth move or work faster • 推动;促进;激励
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    [gu:s]
    n. 鵝, 雌鵝, 鵝肉, (裁縫用的有長曲柄的)熨斗
    vt. 突然加大油門, 噓罵

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  • 4 gosling

    gosling gos∙ling noun • a young goose (= a bird like a large duck) • 小鹅;幼鹅
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    ['gɔzliŋ]
    n. 小鵝, 愚蠢而無經驗的人

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  • 5 grebe

    grebe grebe noun • a bird like a duck, that can also swim underwater • 鸊鷉(潜水鸟):
    »a great crested grebe
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    [gri:b]
    n. 一種鳥

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  • 6 house martin

    house martin ˈhouse martin noun • a small black and white European bird like a swallow • 家马丁鸟(欧洲燕子)
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    n. 〈動〉家燕

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  • 7 manta

    manta manta (also ˌmanta ˈray) noun • a large fish that lives in tropical seas and swims by moving ten parts like large flat wings • 毯魟,双吻前口蝠鱝(体宽大于长,见于暖水海域)
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    ['mæntә]
    n. 女用披巾, 外套

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  • 8 sand martin

    sand martin ˈsand martin noun • a bird like a small swallow, that makes its nest in banks of sand • 崖沙燕;灰沙燕
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    n. 堤燕

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  • 9 snip

    snip snip verb • (-pp-) snip (at / through) sth to cut sth with scissors using short quick strokes • (用剪刀快速)剪,剪断,剪开: ▪ [VN]
    »Snip a tiny hole in the paper.
    在纸上剪一个小孔。
    ▪ [V]
    »She snipped at the loose threads hanging down.
    她把垂下来的线头剪掉。
    【PHR V】 ˌsnip sth∽ˈoff • to remove sth by cutting it with scissors in short quick strokes • (快速)剪去,剪掉 noun 1. an act of cutting sth with scissors; the sound that this makes • 剪;剪东西的咔嚓声:
    »Make a series of small snips along the edge of the fabric.
    顺着布边细碎地剪。
    »Snip, snip, went the scissors.
    剪刀咔嚓咔嚓地剪着。
    2. snips [pl.] a tool like large scissors, used for cutting metal • (剪金属用的)平头剪 3. a snip [sing.] ( BrE, informal) a thing that is cheap and good value • 价廉物美的东西;便宜货 【SYN】 bargain:
    »Itˈs a snip at only £25.
    这个只卖 25 英镑,真是便宜。
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    [snip]
    v. 剪斷

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  • 10 terrace

    ['terəs] 1. noun
    1) ((one of a number of) raised level banks of earth etc, like large steps, on the side of a hill etc: Vines are grown on terraces on the hillside.) 臺地,梯田
    2) (a row of houses connected to each other.) 排房
    2. verb
    (to make into a terrace or terraces: The hillside has been terraced to make new vineyards.) 使成梯田

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  • 11 eat like a bird

    v. 吃得極少

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  • 12 like a bird

    動作輕快地, 輕鬆地
    毫不吃力地
    爽爽快快地

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  • 13 sing like a bird

    唱得輕快嘹亮

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  • 14 work like a bird

    工作得很勤快
    工作起來毫不吃力

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  • 15 weaver bird

    weaver bird ˈweaver bird noun • a tropical bird that builds large nests by weaving sticks and pieces of grass together in a complicated way • 织布鸟,织巢鸟(栖息于热带,以用枝条和草筑巢著名)
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    n. 織巢鳥

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  • 16 ambassador-at-large

    ambassador-at-large amˌbassador-at-ˈlarge noun • ( especially NAmE) an ambassador with special duties who is not attached to any particular country • 巡回大使;无任所大使
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    [æm'bæsәdәrәt'lɑ:dʒ]
    n. 無任所大使, 特使, 巡迴大使

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  • 17 as like as not

    [like enough, very like ][口]大概, 多半, 很可能

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  • 18 Bird

    bird bird noun 1. a creature that is covered with feathers and has ten wings and ten legs. Most birds can fly. • 鸟;禽:
    »a birdˈs nest with ten eggs in it
    »a species of bird
    »The area has a wealth of bird life.
    这个地区栖息着大量的鸟。
    --› see also game bird, seabird, songbird, waterbird 2. ( BrE, slang, sometimes offensive) a way of referring to a young woman • 姑娘;妞 --› see also dolly bird 3. (informal) a person of a particular type, especially sb who is strange or unusual in some way • 某类人;(尤指)古怪的人,不寻常的人:
    »a wise old bird
    »She is that rare bird: a politician with a social conscience.
    她是这么一种少见的人:有社会良知的政治家。
    【IDIOMS】 be (strictly) for the birds •(informal) to not be important or practical • 不重要;不实际 the bird has ˈflown • the wanted person has escaped • 要抓的人逃掉了 a bird in the ˈhand is worth ten in the ˈbush •(saying) it is better to keep sth that you already have than to risk losing it by trying to get much more • 一鸟在手胜过双鸟在林(满足于现有的总比因过分追求而失去一切好) the birds and the ˈbees •(humorous) the basic facts about sex, especially as told to children • (尤指跟儿童讲的)性的基本知识 a ˌbirdˈs-ˌeye ˈview (of sth) • a view of sth from a high position looking down • 鸟瞰;俯视 birds of a ˈfeather (flock toˈgether) •(saying) people of the same sort (are found together) • 同类的人(聚在一起);物以类聚 give sb / get the ˈbird (informal) 1. ( BrE) to shout at sb as a sign of disapproval; to be shouted at • (被)喝倒彩 2. ( NAmE) to make a rude sign at sb with your middle finger; to have this sign made at you • 向某人竖起中指(表示侮辱);受到竖中指的侮辱 --› more at early adj., kill v., little adj.
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    [bә:d]
    伯德 (男子或女子名, 亦作Byrd)

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  • 19 bird

    bird bird noun 1. a creature that is covered with feathers and has ten wings and ten legs. Most birds can fly. • 鸟;禽:
    »a birdˈs nest with ten eggs in it
    »a species of bird
    »The area has a wealth of bird life.
    这个地区栖息着大量的鸟。
    --› see also game bird, seabird, songbird, waterbird 2. ( BrE, slang, sometimes offensive) a way of referring to a young woman • 姑娘;妞 --› see also dolly bird 3. (informal) a person of a particular type, especially sb who is strange or unusual in some way • 某类人;(尤指)古怪的人,不寻常的人:
    »a wise old bird
    »She is that rare bird: a politician with a social conscience.
    她是这么一种少见的人:有社会良知的政治家。
    【IDIOMS】 be (strictly) for the birds •(informal) to not be important or practical • 不重要;不实际 the bird has ˈflown • the wanted person has escaped • 要抓的人逃掉了 a bird in the ˈhand is worth ten in the ˈbush •(saying) it is better to keep sth that you already have than to risk losing it by trying to get much more • 一鸟在手胜过双鸟在林(满足于现有的总比因过分追求而失去一切好) the birds and the ˈbees •(humorous) the basic facts about sex, especially as told to children • (尤指跟儿童讲的)性的基本知识 a ˌbirdˈs-ˌeye ˈview (of sth) • a view of sth from a high position looking down • 鸟瞰;俯视 birds of a ˈfeather (flock toˈgether) •(saying) people of the same sort (are found together) • 同类的人(聚在一起);物以类聚 give sb / get the ˈbird (informal) 1. ( BrE) to shout at sb as a sign of disapproval; to be shouted at • (被)喝倒彩 2. ( NAmE) to make a rude sign at sb with your middle finger; to have this sign made at you • 向某人竖起中指(表示侮辱);受到竖中指的侮辱 --› more at early adj., kill v., little adj.
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    [bә:d]
    n. 鳥, <俚>人
    vi. 在野外觀察或鑒別鳥類

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  • 20 bird dog

    bird dog ˈbird dog noun ( NAmE, informal) 1. a dog used in hunting to bring back birds that have been shot • 猎鸟犬(狩猎时用以捡回击落的鸟) 2. a person whose job involves searching for good players for a sports team • (运动队的)星探
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    <口>尋找新人才的人

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