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读书笔记23/7/2017

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秘密花园 Introduction阅读笔记

美句欣赏:

I wasn’t sure why she didn’t want it, but I was delighted to have it.

我不确定他为什么不想要(这本书),但是我很高兴能拥有它。

这里的 delight 这个词,觉得用的很妙,维妙维肖形容了Ann拿到书雀跃的心情。

单词:

It’s pages are yellowed and crumbling, and the table of contents needs to be taped down. The edges of the cover are frayed and the cloth binding is unravelling.

crumbling-crumble摇摇欲坠

break or fall apart into small fragments, especially as part of a process of deterioration.

frayed-磨损

adjective
(of a fabric, rope, or cord) unravelled or worn at the edge.

unravelling-unravel 解开

undo (twisted, knitted, or woven threads).

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