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VOA1500基础单词及例句:字母P开头的英语单词详解Part 2(Mp3下载)

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voa1500基础单词,所有单词都来自VOA慢速英语,1500个单词英英释义,含例句带中文翻译。此为字母P开头的英语单词

    【position】(1) a place; (2) the way of holding the body; (3) the way a thing is set or placed; (4) a job (or level of a job) in an organization.
    * The soldiers attacked the enemy position. (1)
    士兵攻击敌人的阵地。
    * The position of his body showed he was in pain. (2)
    他的身体姿势显示他很痛苦。
    be in pain:痛苦,疼痛
    * Someone changed the position of the bed. (3)
    有人把床的位置移动了。
    * Her father holds a high position in the company. (4)
    她的父亲在公司的职位很高。

    【possess】(1) to have; (2) to own; (3) to control or be controlled by.
    * She possesses great negotiating skills. (1)
    她具有高超的谈判技巧。
    * He possesses a 1955 Ford Thunderbird car. (2)
    他有一辆1955年的福特雷鸟轿车。
    * An evil spirit possessed her. (3)
    一种邪恶的念头控制了她。

    【possible】(1) able to be done; (2) can happen or is expected to happen.
    * The train is a possible way to get there. (1)
    坐火车是去那里的一种可行方法。
    * She is a possible candidate for President in 2004. (2)
    她是2004年总统大选合适的候选人。

    【postpone】to delay action until a later time.
    * The meeting is postponed until Tuesday.
    会议推迟到星期二。

    【pour】(1) to flow; (2) to cause to flow.
    * Rain water poured down the mountain. (1)
    雨水从山上倾泻而下。
    pour down:流下,(雨)倾盆而下
    * People poured from the store when the alarm sounded. (2)
    人们听到警报后从店里蜂拥而出。

    【power】(1) the ability to control or direct others; (2) control; (3) strength; (4) ruling force; (5) force or energy used to do work.
    * The police have the power to arrest and question people suspected of crimes. (1)
    警察有拘捕和审问嫌疑犯的权力。
    to arrest:逮捕
    suspect of:怀疑
    * The independent counsel was given the power to investigate the president. (2)
    那独立检察官获得调查总统的权力。
    * Nations have nuclear weapons with the power to destroy the world. (3)
    那几个国家拥有可以摧毁整个世界的核武器。
    nuclear weapon:核武器
    * The governing power of the United States rests in the Constitution. (4)
    美国的统治权力在宪法里规定了。
    rest in:产生于…,归因于…,在于
    * Water power turns the wheel. (5)
    水力使车轮运转。
    Water power:水力

    【praise】(1) to say good things about; (2) to approve.
    * Kelley's professor praised her test results. (1)
    克丽的教授表扬她考试考得不错。
    * The father praised his son's decision. (2)
    父亲赞同儿子的决定。

    【pray】(1) to make a request to a god or spirit; (2) to praise a god or spirit.
    * He prayed to ask God to forgive him for the terrible thing he had done. (1)
    他向上帝祈祷,恳求宽恕他所做的坏事。
    pray to:向(上帝、神或信仰之圣物)祈祷,祷告
    forgive for:原谅(某人)做了(某件错事)
    * She prayed to give thanks to God for healing her son. (2)
    她感谢神灵帮助她的儿子康复。

    【pregnant】(1) carrying a child within the body before it is born; (2) expecting to give birth to a baby.
    * She just learned that she is pregnant. (1)
    她刚刚才知道她怀孕了。
    * The pregnant woman expects to give birth next month. (2)
    那孕妇预期下个月生产。

    【prepare】(1) to make ready; (2) to put together.
    * She is prepared for her trip to Europe. (1)
    她准备去欧洲旅行。
    prepare for:(使)为…作准备
    * He will prepare dinner. (2)
    他要准备晚饭了。

    【present】(1) to offer for consideration; (2) a gift; (3) now; (4) to be at a place.
    * We will present our idea to the committee. (1)
    我们会向委员会提出我们的想法。
    * I gave them a present for their anniversary. (2)
    我送他们一份周年庆祝礼物。
    * The present time is a good time. (3)
    现在正是好时机。
    * I was present at school yesterday. (4)
    我昨天在上学。
    present at:出席在

    【president】(1) the chief official of a country that is a republic; (2) the leader of an organization.
    * The President of the United States serves a term of four years. (1)
    美国总统任期四年。
    * His wife is president of our school's parents and teachers organization. (2)
    他的妻子是我们学校家长与教师组织会的会长。

    【press】(1) to urge strongly; (2) newspapers, magazines and other publications.
    * The mayor pressed him for money for his re-election campaign. (1)
    市长逼迫他出钱资助市长重选。
    * The opening of the new hospital was fully reported in the local press. (2)
    当地媒体全面报道了新医院的开张。
    the press:报刊

    【pressure】the force produced when something is pushed down or against something else.
    * We expect a storm because the atmospheric pressure is very low.
    因为大气压力比较低,我们预料有一场风暴。
    atmospheric pressure:大气压力

    【prevent】to keep or stop from going or happening.
    * Doctors are trying to prevent the disease from spreading.
    医生努力阻止疾病的扩散。

    【price】the amount of money for which anything is bought, sold or offered for sale.
    * He is asking a fair price for his house.
    他的房子要价公平。

    【prison】a place where a person is kept as punishment for a crime.
    * The state is building a new prison because the old one is not big enough.
    州里正在建一个新的监狱,因为旧的已经不够大了。

    【private】(1) of or about a person or group that is secret; (2) opposite public.
    * Reports say a private army is plotting to take over the government. (1)
    一些报道说一支私人军队正阴谋推翻政府。
    take over接管,接替,领(某人)参观
    * This private property is closed to public use. (2)
    这私有财产不向公众开放。
    private property:私有财产,私有制

    【prize】(1) something offered or won in a competition; (2) something of value that one must work hard for to get.
    * She knows the writer who won the Nobel Prize last year. (1)
    她知道那作家去年赢得了诺贝尔奖。
    the Nobel Prize:诺贝尔奖
    * The prize that he seeks is peace in the Middle East. (2)
    他追求的目标就是在中东实现和平。
    Middle East:中东(一般泛指欧,亚,非三大洲连接的地区)

    【probably】(1) a good chance of taking place; (2) a little more than possible.
    * My son's friend probably will eat at our house tonight. (1)
    我儿子的朋友可能今晚会在家里吃饭。
    * We probably will get some rain from those dark clouds. (2)
    乌云密布,可能将要下雨。

    【problem】a difficult question or situation with an unknown or unclear answer.
    * She has sympathy for people with those problems.
    她同情那些有困难的人们。

    【process】an operation or series of changes leading to a desired result.
    * The production process seems to be a success.
    生产过程似乎挺成功的。
    production process:生产过程

    【produce】(1) to make; (2) to create; (3) to cause something to be; (4) to manufacture.
    * The farmer produced a big crop. (1)
    农民庄稼大丰收。
    * Who produced the new action movie? (2)
    是谁制做了这部新动作片?
    * The police produced some new evidence at the trial. (3)
    警察在审判中提出新的证据。
    * His company produces road signs. (4)
    他的公司生产路牌(交通标志)。
    road sign:道路标志(牌),指路牌

    【profession】a job that requires special training.
    * Many doctors are leaving the medical profession.
    许多医生正在放弃医护事业。

    【professor】a teacher at a college or university.
    * Do you like your English professor?
    你喜欢你的英语教授吗?

    【profit】money gained from a business activity after paying all costs of that activity.
    * How much profit did you make from selling the stock?
    你卖股票赚了多少钱?

    【program】(1) a plan of action; (2) the different events or parts of a meeting or show.
    * We have developed a program to increase company profits. (1)
    我们在开发一个项目以提高公司的利润率。
    * Our group is part of the program at the school meeting. (2)
    我们队参与了校运动会的项目。

    【progress】movement forward or toward improvement or a goal.
    * Are you making progress on your science project?
    你的科研项目在进展吗?
    make progress:前进,进步

    【project】a planned effort to do something.
    * She hopes to complete her science project in about a week.
    她希望在一星期内完成她的科研项目。

    【propaganda】ideas or information used to influence opinions.
    * Does political propaganda win elections?
    政治宣传活动赢得了选举了吗?

    【property】anything owned by someone such as land, buildings or goods.
    * His property extends from here to the river.
    他的地产从这儿伸展到那条河。
    extend from:从…伸出来

    【propose】to present or offer for consideration.
    * She proposed a new program for teaching English.
    她提出教英语的一个新项目。

    【protect】(1) to guard; (2) to defend; (3) to prevent from being harmed or damaged.
    * The museum is protecting its valuable paintings with a new security system. (1)
    博物馆正采取一种新的保安措施保护珍贵绘画。
    security system:保障国家(或国际)安全系统
    * The Secret Service protects the White House from any kind of attack. (2)
    联邦经济情报局保护白宫不受任何形式的袭击。
    Secret Service:特务机关,联邦经济情报局
    * Seat belts and air bags protect the driver and front seat passenger in most new cars. (3)
    在大多数新车里,安全带与气囊保护司机与前排乘客。
    air bag:(安全)气囊(汽车碰撞时能自动充气,使车上的人不致撞伤)

    【protest】(1) to speak against; (2) to object.
    * The speakers protested the lack of controls on handgun sales. (1)
    发言者抗议对手枪贩卖监控不力。
    * The group protested because their votes were not counted. (2)
    那个团体因为他们的选票没有计算而抗议。

    【prove】to show to be true.
    * The defense lawyer proved that the young man was not guilty.
    辩护律师证明那年青人无罪。

    【provide】to give something needed or wanted.
    * She provided food and warm clothing to the homeless man.
    她为无家可归的人提供食物与暖衣。

    【public】(1) of or about all the people in a community or country; (2) opposite private.
    * Everyone could speak at the public meeting. (1)
    每个人都能在公共会议里发言。
    * She said she spoke as a private citizen, not as a public official. (2)
    她说她是以一名公民的身份而不是以一名官员的身份而发言的。

    【publication】something that is published such as a book, newspaper or magazine.
    * I do not read that publication.
    我没看过那出版物。

    【publish】(1) to make public something that is written; (2) to include something in a book, newspaper or magazine.
    * The government published the list of properties. (1)
    政府公布了财产目录。
    list of property:财产目录
    * Did the newspaper publish anything about the accident? (2)
    报纸发布事故的任何消息了吗?

    【pull】(1) to use force to move something toward the person or thing using the force; (2) opposite push.
    * Please pull the microphone closer so we can hear you. (1)
    请把麦克风拉近点,让我们能听到你说话。
    * You have to pull, not push the door to open it. (2)
    你想开门,必须拉而不是推。

    【pump】to force a gas or liquid up, into or through.
    * The broken part would not pump fuel from the tank to the engine.
    这个坏零件不能把燃油(燃料)从桶里泵到发动机内。

    【punish】to cause pain, suffering or loss for doing something bad or illegal.
    * The judge punished him with a five-year prison sentence.
    法官惩罚他坐五年的牢。

    【purchase】(1) to buy with money or with something of equal value; (2) that which is bought.
    * Did you purchase your watch in Switzerland? (1)
    你是在瑞士买的手表吗?
    * He used a charge card to pay for the purchase. (2)
    他用信用卡付帐。
    charge card:信用卡,签账卡

    【pure】(1) free from anything that is different or that reduces value; (2) clean.
    * He asked if the ring was made of pure gold. (1)
    他问到戒指是否用纯金来做的。
    * Do not expect pure water from a mountain stream. (2)
    别指望能从山溪里流出纯水。
    mountain stream:山涧,山区河流

    【purpose】(1) the reason or desired effect for doing something; (2) goal.
    * What is the purpose of your trip? (1)
    你旅游的目的是什么?
    * His only purpose in life was to make her happy. (2)
    他生命里唯一的目标就是让她开心。

    【push】(1) to use force to move something away from the person or thing using the force; (2) opposite pull.
    * She pushed him away. (1)
    她把他推走。
    * Ed pushed the horse and I pulled it. (2)
    爱德驱赶着马,我拉着马。

    【put】(1) to place; (2) to set in position.
    * She put the dog outside. (1)
    她把狗放在外边。
    * He put the television where everyone could see it. (2)
    他把电视放在每个人都能看到的地方。
     

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