西游记 – Chapter 11

Reading

Text Explanation

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Meaning of Words

 词语华文解释英文解释
山间流水的沟,或者小溪creek; stream
闪身侧过身子,形容迅速的动作dodge
潜回暗中回到sneak; slide into
万水千山万道河,千重山,形容路途艰难遥远ten thousand crags and torrents. It is used to describe a great distance.
打斗动手争斗fight, brawling
坐卧不宁坐着躺着都不安宁,形容心绪烦乱be unable to sit down or sleep at ease. It is used to describe feeling restless and abstracted.
使某人服从force sb. to surrender
自告奋勇主动要求承担艰巨的任务offer to take the responsibility upon oneself
纵火有意放火燃烧的行为set fire deliberately
说情代人请求宽恕represent sb. to ask for forgiveness
挑夫挑运货物的人carrier
承蒙多亏受到(某人)的照顾,礼貌用语be indebted to sb. for a kindness
随机应变随着情况的变化灵活机动地应付adjust to changing circumstances

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