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新视野大学英语朗读 第1册 Unit 10A:Language Point 23

发表时间:2014-03-03内容来源:VOA英语学习网

Language Point 23

When you know you're right, you can't concede. (Para. 8)

Meaning: When you know you're right, you can't back down.

concede: v. 1. yield 让步

He conceded us the right to walk through his land. 他作出了让步,同意我们从他的地盘上通过。

The master conceded 10 points to me at the start of the game, but, even so, he beat me.

比赛开始时,那位大师让了我十个点,可即使这样,我还是输了。

2. admit as true, often unwillingly

Everyone concedes that 2 and 2 make 4. 谁都承认2加2等于4。

I concede that I had made a mistake. 我承认犯了个错误。

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