Molly joined other rescued animals there in what everyone thought was a safe place.
在英文裡直接用 think 的過去式 thought 就可以表達「以為」的意思了，
what + pronoun(代名詞) of subject + thought + mistaken idea
1. When the moviegoers heard the alarm,
they all rushed toward what they thought was the emergency exit door.
// moviegoer：常看電影的人 alarm：警報器 rush：衝
2. Mr. Wang put all of his money
in what he thought was a fail-proof investment plan.
// investment 投資
3. Frank placed the groceries in what he thought was the right box.
// grocery 食品雜貨
4. Julie and Susan placed the books on what they thought was the teacher's desk.
storm 課文中用來表示 hurricane 颶風
但其亦可用來表示 typhone(颱風), 大雷雨, snow(大風雪), 甚至 hail (冰雹)
（It's storm all right.）
（He storm out of the room in the rage. 他怒氣沖沖地衝出房間）
如: storm the government building
ride out a storm 安然度過狂風暴雨
destruction (n) 毀滅
The earthquake caused serious destruction to the city.
The destruction of rainforests leads to enviromental problems.
The fire destroyed the whole building.
amputate (v) 截肢
Both legs of the survivor were severely injured and infected, so the doctor had to amputate them.
His right legs was amputated below the knee.
fighting chance (名詞片語) 經過努力才能獲得成功的機會
If we can get support from the committee
we might have a fighting chance to get this proposal approved.
// proposal 提案；approve 批准;認可
- May 01 Fri 2009 16:45