A: The voting for the president was done by the secret ballot.
B: It must have been very fair then.
A: This meal is delicious, is there a secret ingredient?
B: Not really, except I used lots of bamboo shoots.
A: Help! I am bleeding.
B: Here, use my scarf as a bandage.
A: I was not able to bandage your wound properly.
B: It is alright, so long as the bleeding has stopped.
A: This film is stupid.
B: Really, you usually watch the ones about bandits and cowboys.
A: I can’t banish my girlfriend from my dreams.
B: It must be love then.
A: My university is putting on an huge banquet for my graduation.
B: Sounds wonderful, can I come?
A: The weather is wonderful, let’s have a barbecue.
B: You go ahead, I have already had my dinner.
barbecue?n. 1.?金属烧烤; 2.?烧烤野餐
A: That is a very long boat in the canal.
B: It is one of the largest barges in the country.
barge in 闯入，干预
A: This tea tastes strange.
B: That is because it is made out of barley.
A: The barometer indicates that it is going to be raining tomorrow.
B: Oh, I never trust that old thing.
A: The barracks were burned down during the fighting.
B: Was anyone injured?
n. [pl.] 兵营，营房
A: These fields are so barren I am amazed that even grass can grow on them.
B: It can just about, but it has difficulty.
barren?a. 1. (土地等)贫瘠的，荒芜的；2.?不结果实的，不(生)育的；3.?无益的，没有结果的
A: I caught four fish, big ones.
B: You must have been using good bait.