Eg: He poured scorn on his wife’s suggestion.
look down upon / think scorn of 藐视
Eg: His suggestion was dismissed with scorn.
His face showed the scorn he felt.
■acquaint v. 使了解
be acquainted with sth. 对……有所了解
acquaint sb. with sth. / acquaint sb. of sth. 告之某人某事
make a person acquainted with sb. 介绍某人同另一个人认识
Let me make ... acquainted with you (正式用法)
acquaintance n. 熟人
■reunite v. 使团聚
■assume v. 假定，认为
It is a chance in a million to meet you here.
He let out a scream that must can be heard in Peru.
We are less credulous than we used to be.
We are not so honest as we used to be.
谓语动词是be动词的时候用used to be,而不用used to
He works less hard than he used to.
bring sth to a conclusion 结束 == bring sth to a close(更正式)