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      1. 酷兔英語

        Beginnings in Greece

        Over 2,500 years ago the ancient Greeks began to stage a sporting contest every four years in the town of Olympia. The competition, which became known as The Olympic Games, attracted athletes from all over Greece to compete in events such as running, long jump, javelin and discus throwing, wrestling, boxing and chariot racing. The competition was for men only, and women were not even allowed to go and watch. Each competitor covered his body with olive oil to highlight his physique, and then competed in the nude. The event was not only a celebration of sporting ability, but also a celebration of the beauty of the human body. The Games were held until 389 A.D., after which they were outlawed by the Roman Emperor Theodore I the Great. Some historians believe he saw the event as a pagan religious festival, and therefore as a threat to Christianity and Christian morality.

        2500多年前,古希臘人開始在奧林匹亞鎮每四年舉辦一次體育比賽。 這項名為奧運會的比賽吸引了來自希臘各地的運動員參加比賽,如跑步,跳遠,標槍和鐵餅投擲,摔跤,拳擊和戰車比賽。 比賽僅針對男性,甚至不允許女性去觀看比賽。 每個參賽者用橄欖油覆蓋他的身體以突出他的體格,然后參加裸體比賽。 這次活動不僅是對運動能力的慶祝,也是對人體美的一種慶祝。 奧運會一直持續到公元前389年,之后他們被羅馬皇帝Theodore I the Great取締。 一些歷史學家認為他認為這個事件是一個異教徒的宗教節日,因此對基督教和基督教道德構成了威脅。

        wordexample sentencemeaning
        abilityShe has the ability to be a world champion, but she needs a world-class coach.skill in doing something, resulting from talent and training
        ancientSports were popular in ancient Greece, where the Olympic Games were born.relating to a period of history a very long time ago; very old
        athleteThe world's best athletes compete in the Olympic Games.a person who trains and competes in a sport
        boxingBoxing matches are staged in weight-based divisions, such as lightweight and heavyweight.a hand-to-hand combat sport in which punches are thrown to score points
        celebrationThe ancient Olympics were a celebration of both sporting ability and the human body.an act or event that praises or expresses joy in something
        chariotDo you think chariot racing should be an event in the modern Olympics?a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used in ancient times for wars and for racing
        competeAthletes train hard to prepare themselves to compete against their opponents.to take part in a contest or a competition
        competitionOur team won this year's football competition, so we had a party to celebrate.an organized event in which people compete to win
        contestThe winners of our national swimming contest will compete in the Olympic Games.a game or event in which people compete to win
        discusDiscus throwing is one of the oldest events in athletics.an event in which the discus, a disc-shaped object, is thrown
        event (1)The Millennium Stadium is used for both cultural and sporting events.a planned and organized occasion
        event (2)Joe competes in several athletics events, including the 100 metres hurdles and the long jump.a particular contest in a sporting programme
        festivalChristmas is a religious festival, while Chinese New Year is a seasonal festival.celebration of a religious or cultural occasion
        hold (hold, held, held)The next Winter Olympics will be held in Canada in 2010.to organize and carry out an event, such as a meeting or a contest
        javelinJavelin throwing was one of the events in the original Olympic Games.an event in which the javelin, a spear-like object, is thrown
        nudeIn the ancient Olympics, athletes competed in the nude.without clothes; naked
        outlawTaking drugs to improve athleticperformance has been outlawed for many years.to make something illegal; to ban something
        paganThe Olympics Games were banned because they were seen as being a pagan festival.relating to a religion other than Christianity, Judaism or Islam
        physiqueWeightlifters have more muscular physiques, and distance runners have lean physiques.the form or shape of a person's body
        stageThe World Cup football competition is staged every four years.to organize and carry out an event or a performance
        threatWhy did the Roman Emperor think the Olympic Games were a threat to Christianity?a person or thing that is regarded as dangerous and likely to cause harm
        wrestlingThe Olympic Games feature two wrestling styles; Greco-Roman and Freestyle.a hand-to-hand combat sport in which holds, throws and locks are used to gain control of an opponent

      2. contest [k?n´test, ´k?ntest] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  v.爭辯 n.爭奪;競賽   (初中英語單詞)
      3. competition [,k?mpi´ti??n] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.比賽;競爭   (初中英語單詞)
      4. greece [gri:s] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.希臘   (初中英語單詞)
      5. compete [k?m´pi:t] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  v.比賽,競爭,對抗   (初中英語單詞)
      6. running [´r?ni?] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  a.奔跑的;流動的   (初中英語單詞)
      7. boxing [´b?ksi?] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.拳擊運動   (初中英語單詞)
      8. ability [?´biliti] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.(辦事)能力;才干   (初中英語單詞)
      9. emperor [´emp?r?] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.皇帝   (初中英語單詞)
      10. therefore [´ee?f?:] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  ad.&conj.因此;所以   (初中英語單詞)
      11. champion [´t??mpi?n] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.冠軍 vt.擁護   (初中英語單詞)
      12. talent [´t?l?nt] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.天才;才干;天資   (初中英語單詞)
      13. cultural [´k?lt??r?l] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  a.文化(上)的;教養的   (初中英語單詞)
      14. organize [´?:g?naiz] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  v.組織;編組;建立   (初中英語單詞)
      15. performance [p?´f?:m?ns] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.履行;行為;工作   (初中英語單詞)
      16. chariot [´t??ri?t] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.古時雙輪戰車   (高中英語單詞)
      17. competitor [k?m´petit?] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.競爭者;比賽者   (高中英語單詞)
      18. celebration [,seli´brei??n] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.慶祝(會);慶典   (高中英語單詞)
      19. festival [´festiv?l] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.節日;慶祝;歡慶   (高中英語單詞)
      20. threat [θret] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.恐嚇,威脅   (高中英語單詞)
      21. christianity [,kristi´?niti] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.基督教;基督精神   (高中英語單詞)
      22. combat [´k?mb?t] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  v.&n.斗爭;戰斗;爭斗   (高中英語單詞)
      23. athletic [?θ´letik] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  a.運動的;強壯的   (高中英語單詞)
      24. muscular [´m?skjul?] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  a.肌肉的;強有力的   (高中英語單詞)
      25. opponent [?´p?un?nt] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  a.對立的 n.對手   (高中英語單詞)
      26. vehicle [´vi:ik?l] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.車輛;媒介物   (英語四級單詞)
      27. athletics [?θ´letiks] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.體育(運動);競技   (英語四級單詞)
      28. javelin [´d??v?lin] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  n.標槍   (英語六級單詞)
      29. illegal [i´li:g?l] 移動到這兒單詞發聲  a.不合法的,非法的   (英語六級單詞)

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