英语六级高分必备500关键句(MP3+文本) 第329期:阅读理解(228)
日期:2017-06-29 14:50

(单词翻译:单击)

331.Soon afterward, the Federal government drastically cut down its expenditures for this purpose and later abolished them, causing a sharp drop in the number of nursery schools in operation.

很快,联邦政府就彻底地切断了用于此类目的的开销,后来直接取消了这项开支,这导致了营业中的托儿所数量锐减。


六级词汇讲解:

这句话的主干是:...the Federal government...cut down its expenditures and...abolished them....。后面的causing...是一个结果状语。drastically意为"大大地;激烈地";for this purpose意为"为了……的目的";a sharp drop意为"急剧下降,暴跌"。


英语六级考点归纳
与cut相关的短语:
cut down( to/on)意为"削减,减少"。如:
My doctor advises me to cut down on sugar.

我的医生建议我减少对糖分的摄取。


cut across意为"抄近路通过;径直穿过;打断";cut comers意为"抄近路;以简便方法做事"。如:
The designer refused to cut comers.

那个设计者拒绝偷工减料走捷径。


cut it out意为"停止;省省吧;闭嘴";cut the crap意为"废话少说;别废话"。如:
Can't you just cut the crap?

你就不能少说废话吗?


cut out for意为"适合于;与……相配合"。如:
She is cut out for an artist.
她天生是当艺术家的料。
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