A: I caught four fish, big ones.
B: You must have been using good bait.
bait n. 1.(钓鱼等用的)饵，诱饵;诱惑物，引诱物
vt. 1. 装饵于，故意激怒
A: that man looks very young to be going bald.
B: Yeah, he looks no more than twenty five.
bald a. 1. 秃头的，秃的;2. (织物，轮胎等)磨光的;3. 明显的，不加掩饰的
A: Have you ever been to the ballet?
B: Yes, but I always prefer the theatre.
ballet n. 1. 芭蕾舞，芭蕾舞剧;2. 芭蕾舞用
A: The voting for the president was done by the secret ballot.
B: It must have been very fair then.
ballot n. 1. 投票表决(或选举);2. 选票;3. 投票总数
A: This meal is delicious, is there a secret ingredient?
B: Not really, except I used lots of bamboo shoots.
bamboo n. 竹，竹子
A: Help! I am bleeding.
B: Here, use my scarf as a bandage.
A: I was not able to bandage your wound properly.
B: It is alright, so long as the bleeding has stopped.
bandage n. 绷带
A: This film is stupid.
B: Really, you usually watch the ones about bandits and cowboys.
bandit n. 强盗，土匪，歹徒
A: I can’t banish my girlfriend from my dreams.
B: It must be love then.
banish vt. 1. 放逐，驱逐;2. 消除，排除
A: My university is putting on an huge banquet for my graduation.
B: Sounds wonderful, can I come?
banquet n. 宴会，盛宴
A: The weather is wonderful, let’s have a barbecue.
B: You go ahead, I have already had my dinner.
barbecue n. 1. 金属烧烤; 2. 烧烤野餐
A: That is a very long boat in the canal.
B: It is one of the largest barges in the country.
barge n. 驳船
barge in 闯入，干预
A: This tea tastes strange.
B: That is because it is made out of barley.
barley n. 大麦
A: The barometer indicates that it is going to be raining tomorrow.
B: Oh, I never trust that old thing.
barometer n. 气压计，晴雨表
A: The barracks were burned down during the fighting.
B: Was anyone injured?
barrack v. 起哄，喝倒彩
n. [pl.] 兵营，营房
A: These fields are so barren I am amazed that even grass can grow on them.
B: It can just about, but it has difficulty.
barren a. 1. (土地等)贫瘠的，荒芜的;2. 不结果实的，不(生)育的;3. 无益的，没有结果的