中考英语词汇辨析:Dessert and Desert

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Dessert

 sweet food eaten at the end of a meal 餐后甜点

1. After dinner, we had ice cream for dessert.

正餐之后,我们吃冰淇淋作为甜点。

2. Ice cream is my favourite dessert.

冰淇淋是我最喜欢吃的甜点。

3. Our dessert is just out of the oven.

我们的甜点是刚出炉的。

4. Dad, your apple pie is my favourite dessert.

爸爸,您做的苹果派是我最爱的甜点。

Desert

 a large area of land that has very little water and very few plants growing on it 沙漠,荒地 [名词]

1. The travelers in the desert felt thirsty.

沙漠中的旅行者感到口干舌燥。

2. The explorers starved to death in the desert.

探险者们在沙漠中饿死了。

3. They ventured their lives in exploring the desert.

他们冒着生命危险去沙漠探险。

4. The caravan was caught in the desert.

商队被困在了沙漠里。

 to leave somebody without help or support 遗弃,离弃 [动词]

1. She was deserted by her husband.

她被丈夫遗弃了。

2. Why did you desert teaching for politics?

你为什么弃教从政呢?

3. You and Sarah won’t desert me, come what will.

不管发生什么事,你和萨拉都不会抛弃我的。

4. Don’t desert me in my hour of need.

不要在我困难的时候离开我。

【注意】

1. dessert和desert虽然只相差一个字母,但词义却大不相同。

dessert用作名词,意为”甜点”。

desert用作名词,意为”沙漠”。用作动词,意为”遗弃”。

2. desert在用作动词时,其发音与dessert是相同的。