副词: terribly 名词: terribleness
副词: terribly 名词: terribleness
1.causing fear or dread or terror
e.g. the awful war
an awful risk
a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
the dread presence of the headmaster
polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
a dreadful storm
a fearful howling
horrendous explosions shook the city
2.exceptionally bad or displeasing
e.g. atrocious taste
an awful voice
a painful performance
an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
3.intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
e.g. severe pain
a severe case of flu
under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
a wicked cough
4.extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact
e.g. in a frightful hurry
spent a frightful amount of money
Aterrible experience or situation is very serious or very unpleasant.
e.g. Tens of thousands more sufferedterrible injuries in the world's worst industrial disaster...
e.g. I often have the mostterrible nightmares...
If youfeel terrible, you feel extremely ill or unhappy. If you tell someone that theylook terrible, you mean that they look as if they are extremely ill or unhappy.
e.g. He did feelterrible at the time but seems to be fine now...
e.g. Are you all right? You lookterrible. Are you sick?
If something isterrible, it is very bad or of very poor quality.
e.g. She admits her French isterrible.
You useterrible to emphasize the great extent or degree of something.
e.g. I was aterrible fool, you know. I remember that now...
e.g. Her death is aterrible waste.
1. 可怕的：4 A 常识运用逻辑推理 由于日夜不停的使人不愉快的(unpleasant),可怕的(terrible)噪音,所以晚上很不舒适(uncomfortable),自然很难(difficult)睡觉. 8 D 逻辑推理固定搭配 为什么不修一条新的环城路,绕开(round)城镇,
2. 難吃：12 A 前后照应词义比较 但是他做的饭菜也许费用高(expensive),却不可口(tasty),很特别(special)得难吃(terrible). 13 D 词义比较逻辑推理 就在头三周里,一家人就多次为了不饿死(starve)出门走到(travel)外面吃饭(eat out).
At the dentist’s-(看牙医)
A：I have aterrible toothache.
B：Which tooth is it?
A：(Pointing) This one here.
B：Ah, yes. There’s a big cavity.
A：Can you fill it?
B：I’m afraid not. The tooth is too far gone. It’ll have to be taken out.
A：Then I might as well have it out now.
B：You’d better wait. The gums are swollen. Take the medicine I prescribe and come back in three days.
Remembering..the scene as..something potent with the most terrible menace.出自：I. Murdoch
She told me something so terrible,..so annihilating that I can't remember a word.出自：M. Amis
误 My room was in a terrific state of disorder.
正 My room was in a terrible state of disorder.
析 在非正式文体中, terrific多表示“极好的”,而terrible表示“极坏的”,所以在本例中不能用terrific。
It was great in the end although we had aterrible time at the beginning.
What aterrible experience!
Later, we realized our mistake and feltterrible.
"You'll do aterrible job," they said to him.
In the past, I thought I wasterrible at many things, such as math, French and science.
I’mterrible at getting myself organized (有条理的)!
Although the outbreak of COVID-19 is aterrible blow to the country, the government is trying hard to bring the situation under control.
Some achievements in the medical research helped control theterrible illness.
Although I have lost everything in thisterrible earthquake, I have not lost my life.
Because she has aterrible headache.
The ants attacked (攻击) him, and he was covered interrible bites(咬).
The doctor said I had aterrible cold.
1. I smelt aterrible odor.
2. Hob's aterrible dancer; he's too clumsy and keeps stepping on his partner's feet.
3. The flood last year was aterrible catastrophe in which many people died.
4. She is aterrible student.
5. I'm afraid we have made aterrible mess in your room.