fore- 中英文意思 先,前PPT

来源于古英语副词fore。

同源单词

forecast, foremost, foretell, forward, forwards

fore-PPT

汉:来源于盎格鲁—撒克逊,有“before,front,superior”的含义,可构成名词和动词。

英:from fore (adv.), which was used as a prefix in Old English and other Germanic languages with a sense of "before in time, rank, position," etc., or designating the front part or earliest time.

1.forebode

v.forefell,portend,betoken;hav sa feeling of usually something evil预言,预兆,预示;有不祥的预感

例句:The woman always forebodes that the worst will happen.那个女人总是预感到发生最坏的事。

2.forecast

v.foretell 预报

n.prediction 预报 *cast (=throw)

例句:Today’s weather forecast calls for cooler temperatures.今天的天气预报说气温将继续下降。

3.foremost

adj.first,most notable 第一痊的,一流的

例句:Nathaniel Hawthome is one of America’s foremost writers.纳撒尼尔.霍桑是美国的主要作家之一。

4.foreshadow

v.adumbrate,be sign of something to come 预示,预告,预兆

例句:Yesterday’s events foreshadowed today’s disaster.昨天的事件预示了今天的灾难。

5.foresight

n. foreseeing,forethought 先见之明,远见

例句:Luckily,Tom had had the foresight to make a record of the stolen equipments serial numbers in case something like this happened.幸运的是,汤姆有先见之明,他记录下了被偷设备的序列号,以防此类事件发生。

6.forestall

v.do something first and so prevent another from doing it ,buy up 先发制人,预先阻止;囤积居奇 *stall(=put)

例句:Alttorneys for Green Peace are asking the judge to forestall the sale of the land.绿色和平组织一方的辩护律师请求法官预先阻止那块土地被卖掉。