1. unfortunately adv. 不幸的是，令人遺憾地
Unfortunately, the cancer cells have already spread to other parts of the little boy’s body.
2. abuse vt. 虐待；辱罵；濫用
abuse n. 虐待；濫用
Most Asian-American teenagers have the experience of being verbally abused at school.
* verbally adv. 用言辭地；口頭上地
The organization is trying its best to increase public awareness about animal abuse.
3. take matters into sb’s own hands （某人）親自處理問題／採取行動
When the police failed to catch the thief, the robbery victim took matters into her own hands.
4. perform vt. & vi. 演奏，演出
The singer received lots of requests to perform live.
5. classical a.（音樂）古典的
Claudia thinks that she is a woman with good taste since she only listens to classical music.
6. tourism n. 觀光旅遊業
Many countries depend on tourism for much of their economic growth.
7. retired a. 已退休／役的
Now that my mom is retired, she has a lot of time on her hands.
* have time on sb’s hands （某人）有充裕的時間；（某人）無事可做
8. sway vi. 搖擺／晃 & vt. 影響（某人）
The branches of the trees swayed in the breeze.
David tried to sway my opinion in favor of the new law.