■ease n. 容易
with ease 轻而易举
at ease, 舒服，宽松
He stayed home at ease.
ill at ease 不自在
put sb. at his ease 不拘束
take one's ease 安下心来
I took my ease to study English here.
■nature n. 大自然
■contempt n. 蔑视
in contempt of 轻视
hold sb. in contempt = look down upon sb.
contemptable adj. 可轻视的，不耻的，卑鄙的
■■■contemptuous adj. 轻视的，傲慢的，轻蔑的
■envious adj. 嫉妒的
It has been said that = it is said that据说
live by: to make enough money to feed oneself：依靠某种职业为生
live on 依靠某种食物维持生命，或靠某人生活
in the light of= according to, taking into account 根据，考虑到
in accordance with: 依据(法律) （更加正式）
in terms of: 按照，就……而言，关于
in respect of
in / with regard to, as regards
there are times when 有时
I grudge wasting time on this.
He grudge paying so much money for such bad food.
In seeking independence
in + 动名词搭配，表示“在……的过程中”
In speeking to him, I found he is stammers.