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Given his tight schedule and heavy work load, it would be a _____ for the executive officer to be able to have a day off work.
(A)policy
(B)luxury
(C)tension
(D)credit
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答案:B
難度:適中
4F
蘇婕鈮 大二下 (2012/12/28)
請阿摩大大把字的行距調開,閱讀有困難,
5F
Dex Shih 高三上 (2013/08/02)
題目的字都擠在一起,請逐字分開,謝啦~
Given his tight schedule and heavy work load, it would be a ______ for the executive officer to be able to have a day off work.
(A)policy(B)luxury (C)tension(D)credit 
6F
Ting Liang 高二上 (2013/08/03)
原本題目:

Givenhistightscheduleandheavyworkload,itwouldbea_____fortheexecutiveofficertobeabletohaveadayoffwork. (A)policy(B)luxury (C)tension(D)credit

修改成為

Given his tight schedule and heavy work load, it would be a _____ for the executive officer to be able to have a day off work. (A)policy(B)luxury(C)tension(D)credit
Buying overpriced indulgences may feel good in the short term, but you pay the price later. Or at least that’s the conventional wisdom. But a study by a couple of business-school professors says splurging now makes you happier later. Even more surprising: not splurging now gives you pangs of regret later. One study in the Harvard Business Review polled college students and alumni on the subject of spring breaks. Regret about not having spent more money or traveling during breaks increased with time, whereas regret about not having worked, studied, or saved money during breaks decreased with time. The authors write: “We saw a similar pattern in a study of how businesspeople perceived past choices between work and pleasure. Over time, those who had indulged felt less and less guilty about their choices, whereas those who had been dutiful experienced a growing sense of having missed out on the pleasures of life.” The authors also did a study of mall shoppers, asking about their regret about buying an expensive item of clothing. Those who anticipated short-term regret bought less-expensive items, while those who anticipated long-term regret splurged. Luxury-goods makers, of course, will eat this up. I can see the slogan now: “Luxury: It’s Good for Life.” Well, whether luxury is good for your finances is another matter. Wealth Report readers, what do you think? Do the long-term benefits of indulgence outweigh the short-term risks of regret?
【題組】15 What does the author mean by saying “luxury-goods makers will eat this up?”
(A)More luxurious food will be produced for the market.
(B)Luxury-goods businesses will be harmed by the study.
(C)Luxury-goods makers will make full use of this study.
(D)Consumers will regret that they have eaten too much luxurious food.
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答案:C
難度:適中

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【題組】17 Who did the Harvard Business Review survey in the study mentioned in the passage?
(A)College professors and tourists.
(B)College students and businesspeople.
(C)Shopowners and their customers.
(D)Producers of luxury goods.
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答案:B
難度:適中

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Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaida chief, was found and killed by an elite U.S. force in a luxury compound in Pakistan, rather than in the _______ regions of the country where he was thought to be hiding.
(A) presumptuous
(B) inquisitive
(C) explosive
(D) secluded
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答案:D
難度:適中
1F
Sophia Lu 高三下 (2012/03/20)

secluded 與世隔絕的 隱蔽的

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雷恩 大一上 (2012/05/01)
蓋達組織的歐薩馬賓拉登被美國菁英部隊殺害於他的巴基斯坦豪宅中,並非藏匿於大家所認為的密處。
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Janie Yen 高一下 (2012/07/06)
presumptuous 專橫的,傲慢的
inquisitive好問的,愛探聽的,好奇心強的;愛鑽研的,好窮根究柢的
explosive爆發的;有爭議的;
12. The passage of the luxury tax bill in Taiwan is to address claims that the country’s tax system encourages real estate speculation and ___________ spending.
(A) ostentatious
(B) frugal
(C) parsimonious
(D) provident
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答案:A
難度:適中
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Lisa Peiying 小四上 (2011/07/12)
ostentatious     擺.....觀看完整全文,請先登入
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Nikita 小二下 (2014/04/04)

frugal. adj. 節約的

parsimonious adj   吝嗇的;過於儉省的

provident. adj. 節儉的

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必勝客 高二上 (2017/04/27)

(A) ostentatious 裝飾表面的, 華美的, 誇示的

(B) frugal 節儉的; 樸素的

(C) parsimonious 吝嗇的, 節儉的

(D) provident有先見之明的, 節儉的, 有遠慮的