新视野大学英语句子解析 第1册 Unit 10A:Language Point 10

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新视野大学英语句子解析 第1册 Unit 10A:Language Point 10

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新视野大学英语句子解析 第1册 Unit 10A:Language Point 10

新视野大学英语系列教材包含1-4级,每级有《读写教程》、《听说教程》、《泛读教程》、《快速阅读》和《综合训练》。

各教程自成一体,又相互联系,在巩固和强化专项能力的同时提高学生的语言综合应用能力。本系列主要是用英文意译和改述《新视野大学英语》第一册段落中的英文句子。

Language Point 10

Unfortunately, integrity is in short supply today — and getting scarcer. (Para. 3)

Meaning: Unfortunately, integrity is in bad need now, and fewer people are honest.

in short supply: lacking; not quite available

These goods are in short supply; therefore, the price will be high. 这些货正短缺,价格会上涨。

scarce: not much or many compared with what is wanted; hard to find

Good fruit is scarce now and costs a lot. 好水果现在不多,所以价格贵。

Chairs that are older than one hundred years are scarce. 百年以上的旧椅子不多了。

Because there is little water in the desert, trees are scarce.由于沙漠中缺水,所以树很少见。