英语六级经典必背500句(43)

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2015-9-2 15:52

英语六级经典必背500句(43)

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43.In an effort to spread awareness to teens across the nation,the Allstate Foundation sponsored a Keep-The-Drive Summit at Sunset Station on January 23rd.

【六级词汇讲解】
in an effort to do sth.意为“为做成某事“,置于句首引导目的状语,表示强调,而其后所接的目的也是听音的重点。awareness意为“意识,认识“。sponsor意为“赞助;主办“。summit意为“峰会“。

【英语六级考点归纳】
口语中与effort有关的短语还有:

make an effort ( to do sth.)意为“尽力做某事,勉为其难做某事“。如:
Even though yon don't like them, you should make an effort to be polite.
你即使不喜欢他们,也应该尽力礼貌一些。

make every effort意为“尽一切努力“。如:
Every effort is being made to deal with that problem.
为处理那个问题,人们正尽一切努力。

be an effort意为“费力,痛苦“。如:

He was so weak that even standing up was an effort。
他太虚弱了,就连站起来都很吃力。