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优秀专四作文范文:Wealth and happiness

发表时间:2010/12/24字号:T|T
Wealthandhappiness Wealthhasalwaysbeenwhatsomepeoplelongfor.Itistruethatmostofthemtrytoacquirewealthbymeansofhonestlabor.Theireffortscontributetothewelfareofsocietyandatthesametimetotheaccumulationof...
                            Wealth and happiness
      Wealth has always been what some people long for. It is true that most of them try to acquire wealth by means of honest labor. Their efforts contribute to the welfare of society and at the same time to the accumulation of their wealth. This brings them happiness.
      There is no doubt that wealth brings happiness especially in modern society, where various kinds of modern conversation, new fashions and entertainments make their appearance with each passing day. These can improve a person’s life he or she has money to buy them.
      But wealth does always not go hand in hand with happiness. Wealth may encourage those weak-willed person to be addicted to some harmful habits such as drug taking or gambling and bring about their own ruin. Also a person may lose his reason and go astray if he is passionately devote to seeking wealth. Therefore, one can never count on wealth to achieve happiness.


1.  acquire  获得,取得,学到
How did he acquire his wealth?  
他的财富是怎样得来的?
We admired his intellectual providence to acquire vast stores of dry information.  
我们钦佩他收集大量原始资料的远见卓识。

2. by means of  用,凭借
They succeeded by means of hard working.  
他们依靠努力工作而获得成功。
They were able to position the yacht by means of radar.  
他们能够用雷达测定快艇的方位.

3. 
accumulation 积聚,累积,积聚物
The steady accumulation of small debts was a ball and chain to his progress.  
不断累积的小债务妨碍了他的发展不断累积的小债务妨碍了他的发展。

4. addicted  沉溺于某种嗜好中的
Smokers who inhale are likely to become addicted to nicotine.  
吸烟的人容易对尼古丁上瘾.
He is addicted to alcohol.  
他嗜好喝酒。
 
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