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  9. soldier:名词,士兵;当动词用,是指不畏困难,坚持下去。(to forge ahead no matter what difficulty
is) 例如:
          The Marine Corps usually have to soldier on under the hardest conditions.
(海军陆战队通常在最艰难的情況下,仍要勇敢前进。)
          He doesn't like the job but he'll solider on until they can find a
replacement for him.(他不喜欢这个工作,但他会继续干下去,直到他们找到接替他的人为止。)
          10. duck:名词,鸭子;当动词用,是逃避、躲避、回避的意思。(to try to avoid) 例如:
          His speech was full of generalizations, and ducked all the real
issues.(他的讲话全是泛泛而谈,回避了所有实质性的问题。)
          11. chair:名词,椅子、主席(chairperson);当动词用,是担任主席(to be a chairperson)例如:
          He has chaired a committee on international affairs.(他担任国际事务委员会的主席。)
          She will chair the math department next semester. (下学期她将担任数学系主任。)
          12. doctor:名词,医生、大夫;当动词用,是指窜改、对……做手脚。(to change, esp. in a dishonest way)
例如:
          They were charge with doctoring the election results. (他们因窜改选举结果而受到控告。)
          to doctor the number 是做假账的意思,相当于 to cook the book, to make something
fraudulent or false
          He tried to doctor the number before tax time. (他在报税前设法做假账。)
          13. cushion:名词,坐垫;当动词用,是指缓和,缓和或降低对某事的撞击或震动(to soften or decrease impact of
something)例如:
          Powerful shock absorbers cushion our landing. (有效的减缓装置缓解了我们着陆时的冲撞力。)
          Nothing can cushion the sorrow of her mother's death. (什么也不能减轻她丧母的悲痛。)
          14. cap:名词,便帽;当动词用,是指限额、约束或制止。(to limit something) 例如:
          The new law has capped the crabbing season in our area.
(新法令限制了该地区捕蟹的时节。)(即不准随时捕蟹)
          Our school will cap the white student enrollment to promote its diversity
programs. (本校为了促进生源的种族多元性,对白人学生的生源加以了限制。)
          15. showcase:名词,陈列柜;当动词用,是指展览或亮相 (to highlight)。 例如:
          She fully showcased her ability in the debate. (她在这场辩论赛中充分展示了自己的才华。)
          The real estate company is showcasing many new houses in the
newspaper.(该房地产公司在报纸上展示了多款新房型。)
          16. grandfather:名词,祖父;当动词用,是指保护(免受限制)或保持现状 (to protect or to keep the same
status)。例如:
          Our current employees will be grandfathered under the existing health
insurance.(现有卫生医疗制度为我们的员工提供了保障。)
          Everybody would like to grandfather this regulation as it is.
(大家都想要保持现有的制度。)
          The new staff members can not be grandfathered into the old pension system.
(新员工不能享受旧有的养老制度。)
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