词海拾贝:天气气候

时间:2008-05-07 07:54:27 来源:英语学习网站

1.天气状况
名词/形容词
sun/sunny
cloud/cloudy
fog/foggy
heat/hot
wind/windy
ice/ic(e)y
shower/showery
humidity/humid

注:当雨只下了一阵子,我们说shower eg. We had several showers yesterday afternoon.
当雨下得很大,我们说it's pouring 或 it's pouring with rain.


2.温度

thermometer
温度计

boiling(=very hot)
酷热的

hot
热的

warm
暖和

not very warm
不太暖和

cold(also chilly)

freezing(=very cold)
很冷

在全世界,人们对温度有着不同的概念
five degrees is freezing for many Brazilians

minus ten degrees or ten degrees below zero is very cold but quite normal in the mountains in Switzerland during the winter when it usually sonws alot.

thirty degrees is boliling for England and very unusual, but it is very common in parts of Spain during the summer.

3.风

a hreeze
微风

a wind

a strong wind
大风

a gale
风暴

a hurricane
飓风

It was a hot day but there was a lovely breeze.

The wind  blew my hat off.

The hurricane in Florida destroyed trees and buildings.

4.暴风雨
A spell(=period 一阵) of very hot weather often ends with a thunderstorm. First it becomes very humid(=hot and wet 闷热潮湿), then you get thunder and lightning(雷电), and finally, very heavy rain(=it pours with rain 大雨)。 Afterwards, it is usually cooler and it feels fresher.

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