A is to B what C is to D.
e.g. Air is to us what water is to fish.
Each of the major divisions of living creatures.
e.g. the human race / the race of birds
没有 bird race 这种用法
Accumulate, Collect, Gather, Garner
Collect: 强调收集内容是 Physically Separated
Gather: 强调收集内容是 within a short distance
Garner: 本意是 存储谷物
Store 商店，存储，批(= supply)
e.g. The store stores a large store of rubber ducks.
首字母大写时，常表示 西方世界的东方幻想，尤其指对于 中国 和 日本 。
e.g. a beautiful oriental rug
had best of something
e.g. The layer had the best of the argument.
Very much 完全
e.g. very much control of situation 情况完全在掌控之中
e.g. But, however this may be, …
e.g. However I carefully explain, …
What is far better
e.g. It’s useful book, and, what is more, not an expensive one.
transport | make someone feel they are in difference place.
e.g. The book transports you to another world.
用于缓冲语气：as we say
e.g. The conversation was being conducted under the breath, as we say, but every word fell perfect distinctness upon my ears.
in full cry （shout loudly）
wist / wit
will know | 太明白、太清楚
e.g. I wist that …
e.g. be endowed with 被赋予了
e.g. the beautiful and the sublime
sublime 是超越 beautiful 的
shapes 幽灵 [now rare]
the younger generation [最年轻一代]
A view of a wide area of land, especially from a high place
e.g. a delightful prospect of the lake
精装、平装书 hardback | paperback
前言 preface | foreword
目录、索引 contents | index
献词、鸣谢 dedication | acknowledgements
skim | scan
+ skim 更多的表示为 了解大意 略读
+ scan 更多的表示 寻找特定信息
+ 其中 leaf through 更加正式
+ [look through] 特指只是在翻书，并不阅读
+ [dip into] 特指阅读某个片段，usually for pleasure
+ [browse through] 特指翻阅书籍，阅读感兴趣的片段
read through/over 强调仔细检查错误
pore over 强调阅读时间长
plough through (British) / plow through (American)
read up on 有目的的找出什么