A Recipe for Friendship LESSON fIVE
recipe • Similar to (1) receipt (n.) (2) receive (v.) • Steve Jobs has a perfect recipe for business success.
exactly • Fred sounds exactly like his brother Leo. I can’t tell who is who. totally
necessary • (1) (a.)≒ essential • (2) (adv.)≒ inevitably • If necessary, you can use my cellphone. • “Necessity is the mother of invention.” • The family is too poor to buy the basic necessity.
ingredient • The drink is found to contain the toxicingredient– plasticizer. • Jeremy Lin has all the ingredients of a great player. He is strong, moves fast, and most importantly, he doesn’t give up easily.
poem • rhyme vs. • ≒verse 韻文 ← → prose 散文 rhythm
similar • Your homework seems similar to Draco’s. Did you copy his? • similarity ≒ resemblance • similarity difference
mix • mix A with B • They chatted joyfully during the meal in a mix of Taiwanese and Mandarin. • Johnny Depp had mixed feelings when he attended his ex-girlfriend’s wedding. mixture ≒ complicated
encouragement • Echo didn’t have the courage to tell Narcissus that she loved him. • Edward is as courageous as a lion. He is never afraid of challenges. • Don’t let one failure discourage you. • The rain discouraged us from going out
form • Please fill out this form before you go inside to see the doctor. • in the form/way of…
effort • make an effort • make every effort • Robert has good memory. He can recite a 500-word long poem effortlessly in 15 minutes.
involve • Don’t involve me into the fight between you and Angelina. • The hurricane Sandy caused a disastrous flood in the New York City, involving millions of people.
process • To stay healthy, we should consume more natural food instead of processed food. • Those extra strawberries can be processed into jam.
element • elementary school (≒ basic) • The chemical elements of water is hydrogen and oxygen.
stir • A series of earthquakes have stirred upfears around Italy.
disaster • Most of the subway system in New York City was destroyed by a disastrous flood.
maintain • Although the car is old, Francis maintains it very well. • A car requires regular maintenance to run properly.
worth vs. worthy • be worth + N/Ving • be worthyof + N/Ving
stove oven microwave oven
have… in common much/ a lot have something in common little nothing Lucy and Judy have something `in common. They both like Super Junior.