A: He uses a long whip to train the horse. B: I think there must be a kinder way to train a horse. whip n. 鞭子 vt. 1.鞭打,抽打,鞭策;2.猛地移动;3.搅打(奶油,蛋等)成糊状 vi. 1.抽打,拍打;2.猛地移动 A: I’ll give you a whistle when I need your help. B: Okay. I’ll be ready. whistle vi. 1.吹口哨,鸣汽笛;呼啸而过 vt. 用口哨吹出 n. 1.哨子,汽笛;2.口哨声,汽笛声 A: Whoever gets there first is the winner. B: What if two of us reach the finish line at the same time? whoever pron. 1.[引导名词从句]谁;2.无论谁,不管谁;3.究竟是谁 A: I wholly support your campaign. B: Thank you. I couldn’t get very far without you. wholly ad. 完全地,全部地 A: She has a wicked streak in her. B: On what do you base that statement? wicked a. 1.邪恶的,恶劣的,缺德的;2.淘气的,顽皮的 A: Why do you have to move your home? B: Because they are planning to widen the highway. widen vt. 加宽,放宽 vi. 变宽 A: By now the news of your promotion has become quite widespread . B: I really don’t think it’s such a big deal. widespread a. 分布(或散布)广的,普遍的 A: How long has she been a widow ? B: Her husband died nine years ago. widow n. 寡妇 A: What is the width of your living room? B: I don’t know. We’ll have to measure it. width n. 1.宽度,阔度,广度;2.宽阔,广阔 A: She has a lot of wisdom for her age. B: Maybe it’s because of her upbringing. wisdom n. 1.明智,正确的判断;2.智慧,学问 A: What made his speech so memorable? B: I think it was his wit and humor. wit n. 1.风趣,妙语;2.[常pl.]智力,才智 at one’s wits’ end 智穷计尽 A: How much money can I withdraw from the bank? B: There is a daily limit of $250. withdraw vt. 收回,撤消,撤退 vi. 缩回,退出,撤退 A: I don’t know if I can withstand any more scrutiny. B: They really are looking at you with a fine-toothed. withstand vt. 经受,承受,抵住 A: We need one more witness for the trial. B: The problem is that we can’t find any more people without a bias in this case. witness n. 1.目击者,见证人;2.证据,证言 vt. 1.目击,注意到;2.为…作证,证明