This is a nifty little tool for cutting up fruit.
I got a nifty pair of heels on sale today.
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2have / get a / the feeling (that)0:15
我們時常會聽到英文母語人士說 "I have a feeling that…" 這個意思就是他「知道或感覺到一件事但不確定」。
Walking along the corridor in the old house, he had a feeling someone was watching him.
I have a feeling it's going to rain later.
而 have a good/bad feeling about sth. 的意思就是「對某件事有好／不好的預感」。
I don't have a good feeling about this...I think our plan's gonna fail.
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3notorious2:05 notorious 的意思是「惡名昭彰的」。用法是 sb. is notorious for sth.。
The fast food industry is notorious for its high fat and sodium content.
The Zodiac Killer is one of the most notorious serial killers in history.
The infamous Mexican drug lord, El Chapo, is considered to be the most powerful drug trafficker in the world.
4hone2:51 hone 的意思是「磨練；鍛鍊」。
Lucy honed her craft as a shoemaker while working for numerous designers all over the world.
This course is designed to hone students’ creative writing skills.
5there's something to be said for sth.3:17 there's something to be said for sth. 這句話的意思是「（名詞）有好處、是有利的」。也可以說 there's a lot to be said for sth. 或 there's much to be said for sth. ，而相反的則可以說 there's little to be said for sth.
There's a lot to be said for being single. I get to do whatever I want.
It's obvious to many that there's little to be said for war, yet not much has been done to turn it to a thing of the past.
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