She looked at the picture in an absent(茫然的)way.
2．ache v．& n．疼痛→v.渴望
Having left for ages，he was aching(渴望)for home.
3．address n．地址 v.寫地址→vt.發表演說
The president will address(發表演說)his speech at 3：00 pm.
The picture looks nice against(以...為背景)the white wall.
The nurse attended(看護)to him day and night.
6．blank adj.空白的 n.空白→adj.沒表情的；空虛的；沒興趣的
The stranger returned my greeting with a blank(沒表情的)look.
7．blue adj.& n．藍色→adj.憂傷的
His songs always make me feel blue(憂傷的)．
8．build vt.建築，建造→v.逐漸增強 n.體格，體形，身材
One should receive training to build(逐漸增強)up one's confidence.You're right，Josh. He may have a small build(身材)
Even with a staff of 22 volunteers，Thomas often devotes up to 50 hours a week to his cause(事業)．
Who will take his place still remains cloudy(不明朗的)．
She coached(指導)me in playing football.
12．count n．& v．計算，數→vi.有價值，重要
It is not how much you read but what you read that counts(重要)．
The courses(菜譜)vary with seasons.
1）Motor－cars cover(行走一段路程)a hundred miles in little more than an hour.
2）To cover(足以支付)the cost of hiring a bus, each student will have to pay $10 each time.
Don't be cross(生氣的)with him—after all，he is a child.
He deserted(拋棄)his wife and children and went abroad.
Having been cheated in a business deal(交易)，he was reduced to nothing.
Did you have the films developed(沖印)?
Hunger drove(迫使)her to steal.
Is there an express(快車)from Nanjing to Shanghai?
Good health encourages(促進)clear thinking.
The name escapes(被忘掉)me for the moment.
I'm about to explode(勃然大怒)！He broke his promise again.
You must exploit(利用)every opportunity to learn English.
William found it increasingly difficult to read，for his eyesight was beginning to fail(變弱)．
The subject is foreign(不熟悉的)to all of us.
Grandfather froze(嚇呆) in fear. Was he going to lose his job?
She is quite fresh(無經驗的)to the work.
He has strong grounds(理由)for more money.
The law of supply and demand governs(影響)the prices of goods.
Try not to cough more than you can help(避免，防止)since it may cause problems to your lungs.
Tuhao is quite a hit(風行一時的事物)of this year.
1）It's no good speaking ill(壞地)of others.
2）She had brought ill (壞的)luck into her family.
Our family has interests(利益) in the business.
His best music was inspired(啟發) by the memory of his mother.
36．jump v．& n．跳→n.& v．大幅度上漲
Last week the price of goods jumped(大幅度上漲)．
How does the man kill(打發時間)time?
He is the last(最不可能的)man I want to see.
She matched(匹配)the carpet with some very nice curtains in colour.
40．mean v．打算；意味著→adj.小氣的，吝嗇的 means n．方式，方法
1）He is too mean(吝嗇的)to make a donation.
2）In many places in China, the bicycle is still a popular means(方式)of transportation.
It's hard to measure(判定) his ability when we haven't seen his work.
Parents and children should communicate more to narrow (使變窄，縮小) the gap between them so that they can understand each other better.
For two days he was nursed(照料)by his mother.
I noted(注意到)that her hands were dirty.
They left the matter open(未解決的)．
The medicine operated(起作用)quickly.
What's your position(觀點)on the problem?
48．promise v．& n．許諾→v.有……的希望；使……有可能
The dark clouds promise(使……有可能)rain.
I didn't read(領會)mother's thoughts at that time.
Say(假定)that war breaks out, what will you do?
Young people should learn to shoulder(承擔)the blame.
The research lacks solid(可靠的)evidence, and therefore, its conclusions are doubtful.
A basketball coach must know the strengths(長處)and weaknesses of his players.
While she was in Paris, she developed a taste(愛好)for fine art.
55．sign n．符號，記號→n.跡象，預兆 v．簽字，簽署
1）Bearing responsibility for his mistakes is a sign(徵兆)of a man's maturity.
2）Therefore, students should be advised to sign(簽字)up as soon as possible.
56．stand v．站，站立，直立→v.忍受 n．貨攤
1）The author could not stand(忍受)living in a wooden house.
2）I found the fish stand(貨攤)surrounded in a sea of customers.
57．store n．(大型)百貨商店→v.& n．貯藏，貯存，保存
Although dams can be built to store(貯存)water for agricultural use in dry areas and dry seasons.
58．treat vt.以…態度對待→vt.治療，醫治 v．&n.款待，招待
1）The doctor is skilled at treating(治療)heart trouble and never accepts any gift from his patients, so he has a very good reputation.
2）Let's go out for lunch—my treat(款待)．
59．walk v．& n．行走；步行→n.行業
This society welcomes people from all walks(行業)of life.
I can still remember he was always wearing(面帶)a smile and willing to help.