the plants want watering daily. = the plants want to be watered daily.
1522. war(n)战争; 斗争
the second world war第二次世界大战
where were you living when war broke out?
they were fighting a just war.他们在打一场正义战争。
1523. warm(a)温暖的; 热情的;衷心的
the day was warm and cloudless.天气温暖而晴朗。
aunt sue is a very warm person.苏阿姨是个极为热诚的人。
it’s nice and warm in here.这里暖烘烘的。
the children jumped up and down to keep warm.孩子们上下跳动保持身体暖和。
the speaker was given a warm welcome.
* warm-hearted (a.) 热心的
1524. warn (v) 警告;告诫;提醒; 预先通知
the police warned us not to go out at night.
he warned me against going outside alone at night.
they warned him of the danger.他们警告他有危险。
she was warned that if she did it again she would lose her job.
the weather station warned that a sandstorm was coming.
* warning (n) 警报
1525. wash(v)洗, 洗涤
the jeans need washing.这条牛仔裤该洗了。
wash your hands before meals.饭前要洗手。
* washing machine 洗衣机
* washroom (n) 洗手间
1526. waste (n, v) 浪费; 废(弃)物;废料,排泄物
you’re wasting your time trying to explain it to him.你跟他解释是在浪费时间。
don't waste your time and energy on such things
i hate unnecessary waste.我憎恨不必要的浪费。
what a waste of paper !多么浪费纸啊！
it’s not right to waste too much time on computer games.
1527. watch (n, v) 观看;观察,注视,小心;提防；表；守卫,
we watched to see what would happen next.
she watched the kids playing in the yard.
they watched the bus disappear into the distance.
could you watch my bag for me while i buy a paper?
watch your bag!----there are thieves around.
watch your head on the low ceiling.
watch out ! there’s a car coming.小心！车来了
my watch is fast / low.我的表快/慢
the government is keeping a close watch on how the situation develops.
be on the watch for thieves.要提防小偷
i often watch them ______. a. play chess b. to play chess
he often watches tv___himself. a. to relax b. relax c.relaxed
a glass of water一杯水