1. anthro- = human
anthropology [͵ænθrəˋpɑlədʒɪ] (n.) the study of human societies, customs, and beliefs. Someone who studies anthropology is called an anthropologist
anthropoid [ˋænθrə͵pɔɪd] (adj.) an anthropoid ape or other animal is very similar to a human
anthropocentric [͵ænθrəpəˋsɛntrɪk] (adj.) considering human beings to be the center and purpose of the universe 認定人為宇宙中心的
Example: Early societies thought that the universe was anthropocentric and that the sun, moon, and stars were created merely for human benefit.
Some left-handed children start to stutter when they are forced to write with their right hand.
2. stutter [ˋstʌtɚ] (v.) to repeat the sounds of words in an uncontrolled way when you speak because you are nervous or have a speech problem
Example: Richard stuttered a reply and sat down, his fase red.
(n.) [ singular ] a problem in speaking that causes you to repeat some particular sounds more than you should
speak with/ have a stutter
Example: When I was small I spoke with a stutter.
3. disagreeable (adj.) not pleasant or enjoyable
4. illiterate [ɪˋlɪtərɪt] (adj.) someone who is illiterate cannot read or write
illiteracy (n.) the state of not being able to read or write
Example: problems such as illiteracy and poverty
5. amuse (v.) to do or say something that other people think is funny or entertaining
Example: Her stories never fail to amuse me.
(v.) to keep someone interested or entertained, so that they do not get bored
Example: We need something that will amuse a 10-year-old for an afternoon.
Example: Don't rush - we can find something to amuse ourselves with until you get here.
amused (adj.) entertained or interested by something
Example: an amused expression
amusement (n.) a feeling of being amused
Example: Much to everyone's amusement, someone hid his clothes while he was swimming.
amusing (adj.) funny or entertaining
Example: an amusing article/ comment
sour expression 臭臉
give her own way in everything 給她所有她想要的