■pride v. 骄傲
pride vt. & n.
pride oneself on 为…感到骄傲、夸耀＝take pride in / be proud of
Eg.:He prided himself on his driving skill.
in the pride of 处于最佳状态（顶峰）
Eg: She is still young and in the pride of her beauty.
put one’s pride in one’s pocket:控制自尊心
■taste n. 鉴赏力
Eg.: She has excellent taste in dress.
have excellent taste in sth 在…上有极高的品位
a taste of 尝一口，尝一点
Eg: Oh,let me have a taste of your coffee.
in good taste: 文雅，得体
Eg: The beautiful girl is in good taste.
in bad taste: 庸俗，不得体
to one's taste: 合某人的口味，称某人的心愿
Eg: He did what he wanted to do to his taste.
There is accounting for taste. 人各有所好。
He who has never tasted bitter knows not what is sweet.不知黄连苦怎知蜂蜜甜呢。
taste blindness 味盲
taste maker 时尚的首创者
Eg.: Are you taste maker?
■exert v. 施加
exert sth on sb 对某人施加…（压力）
Eg.: His wife exerted a lot of pressure on him to change his job.
He likes to exert his authority on us.
exert oneself 努力，尽力
Eg.: He never exerted himself to study hard.
exert every effort 尽一切努力
■subtle adj. 微妙的，难以捉摸的
Eg.: Advertisements exert subtle influence on us.
Eg.: He is a subtle observer.
subtleness == subtlety