1. Ask 詢問
Question: The students were questioned on the books they had been studying.
Demand: The union is demanding a seven percent pay rise this year.
Expect: We are expected to work on Saturdays.
Query: We queried the bill as it seemed far too high.
2. Begin 開始
Start: The kids start school next week.
Launch: The official launch date is in May.
Initiate: The government has initiated a program of economic reform.
Originate: The disease is thought to have originated in the tropics.
3. Describe 描述
Portray: That’s what we tried to portray in the book, this feeling of opulence and grandeur.
Narrate: She entertained them by narrating her adventures in Africa.
Picture: The writer paints a gloomy picture of the economy.
Represent: The carvings represent a hunting scene.
4. Enjoy 享受
Appreciate: Anyone can appreciate our music.
Delight in: They clearly take a delight in watching others suffer.
Indulge in: They went into town to indulge in some serious shopping.
Savor: It was the first chocolate he’d tasted for over a year, so he savored every mouthful.