Between Languages 005: Words for 2021

外语2020-12-31 19:55:18 94
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In this episode I share the second part of the Guardian poll which asked readers to select words to describe this year (2020) and the one coming up (2021). Chinese translations are provided where necessary.


Words for 2021

1. better /ˈbɛtə/
2. hope /həʊp/, hopeful /ˈhəʊpfʊl/
3. worse /wəːs/
4. uncertain /ʌnˈsəːt(ə)n/
5. recovery /rɪˈkʌv(ə)ri/
6. renewal /rɪˈnjuːəl/, regenerative /rɪˈdʒɛn(ə)rətɪv/
7. apprehensive /aprɪˈhɛnsɪv/
8. optimistic /ɒptɪˈmɪstɪk/, sanguine /ˈsaŋɡwɪn/
9. tentative /ˈtɛntətɪv/
10. transformative /transˈfɔːmətɪv/

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Cheers, Carl, keep up the great work. I wish you a happy new year and all the best!

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