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7. The way Germany has managed to keep manufacturing jobs is to focus on technical education and _____ in high-end, complex products.
(A) forecast
(B) specialize
(C) shutter
(D) patronize
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答案:B
難度:簡單
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Bonnie Chou 高一上 (2013/05/05 11:35)
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10. College students are being forced to step up and fight to save the nation against a media monopoly, the so-calledmedia monsterthat could significantly ______ Taiwan’s precious democracy and freedom of speech.
(A) patronize
(B) jeopardize
(C) plagiarize
(D) stigmatize
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答案:B
難度:適中
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Bnbn Yang 高三下 (2013/08/05 14:54)

patronize(v.)資助;贊助;庇護

jeopardize(v.)危及;冒...危險

plagiarize(v.)抄襲;瓢竊

stigmatize(v.)指責;污辱

12. ‘That’s something that we really, really try never to do, never to patronize,” says Rhiannon Madden, the NFL’s director of consumer products. In this sentence, patronize means to_.
(A) appease
(B) condescend
(C) extrapolate
(D) subjugate
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答案:B
難度:適中
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fzy1003 高一上 (2015/05/07 14:23)
condescend屈尊
8. The manager should _____ to the customers for the lengthy delay in their shipment of merchandise.
(A) apologize
(B) scrutinize
(C) patronize
(D) criticize
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答案:A
難度:非常簡單
When the federal government announced last week that youth e-cigarette use tripled in just one year, surpassing the use of traditional cigarettes, the reaction was appropriately strong. “A wake-up call,” said one commentator, ___1___others. E-cigarettes have so far escaped federal regulation and are being promoted using the same playbook cigarette companies have used to ___2___ generations of teenagers. These marketing tactics include celebrity endorsements, slick TV and magazine ads that portray e-cigarette use ___3___ glamorous or masculine, sponsorships of race cars and music festivals and the use of sweet flavors like gummy bear and cotton candy. The Food and Drug Administration has been empowered to regulate all tobacco products since 2009. Six years later, there is still ___4___ on the books governing e-cigarettes. Although a proposed regulation is wending its way through the bureaucracy, it is unclear ___5___ it will be finalized, or in what form. Leaving these issues unaddressed is a big mistake. The cigarette industry has long understood that ___6___ all new tobacco users in the United States are children and that if it doesn't hook them as kids, it probably never will. We can't let the e-cigarette industry ___7___. Many of us who are veterans of the long, hard fight against the powerful tobacco industry are deeply alarmed by the rapid rise in youth use of e-cigarettes, and our nation's health regulators should ___8___ as well. From the "Mad Men" era on, we as a nation fought to ___9.___ cigarette smoking. It worked. In the last 15 years, the smoking rate for high school students fell by 67 percent to a record low 9.2 percent. It's still an open question whether e-cigarettes area pathway to other tobacco products or may help adult smokers protect their health ___10____. But we should be able to agree on one thing: Kids should not use e-cigarettes or any tobacco product. We cannot afford to waste more time while the tobacco industry addicts another generation of kids.
【題組】2.
(A) transit
(B) favor
(C) addict
(D) patronize
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答案:C
難度:適中
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Joyce Lin (2015/05/08 23:46)
E-cigarettes have so far escaped federal regulation and are being promoted using the same playbook cigarette companies have used to ___2___ generations of teenagers.

(A) transit 
(B) favor 
(C) addict 
(D) patronize
patronize
資助,贊助;庇護
光顧,惠顧
對……以恩人自居

『物』+ be used to + 原形V    表『某物被用來做…』
Ex: The chair is used to sit on.