英文短含义：To stand as still as a statue is to stand absolutely still, a statue being a sculpture, after all. A statue is a specific kind of sculpture, one that clearly represents a person, an animal, or other living creature./
英文长含义：There’s no question that the first thing most people think of when they hear the word statue is the Statue of Liberty. The woman’s name is Liberty and there she is, a statue. Any sculpture that represents a person (Liberty, George Washington, Gandhi, or the Mad Hatter) is called a statue. In New York’s Central Park, there is a much beloved statue of a dog named Balto, a heroic husky from Alaska.
例句1：Soon, on account of the heat, I guess, that water started evaporating and drops ran down the grooves carved in that wooden face so that the statue looked as if it were crying.
– from How the García Girls Lost Their Accents
例句2：She’ll take the Sacred Heart picture and leave the statue to watch over the two men.
– from Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir
例句3：The fountain featured a life-size statue of Mr. Lemoncello standing on a lily pad in the middle of a shallow reflecting pool ten feet wide.
– from Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
英文短含义：If someone wants to know the status of something, they want to know what condition it’s in, where it is, or how much progress it’s made. You’ve probably checked the status of your flight to see if it’s on time or delayed./
英文长含义：Status doesn’t only apply to the state of flights, projects, and traffic jams — it also can be used to refer to a person’s social standing or rank. In fact, status was first used in reference to someone’s height, and later, their legal standing. Someone with VIP status gets to fly first class and probably has a bunch of photographers following them.
例句1：Despite the obvious benefits to some individuals from this arrangement, most blacks suffered under it, as black landlords, like their white counterparts, had an economic incentive in maintaining the status quo.
– from The Best of Enemies
例句2：Minus the fact that there had been no progress in our immigration status, my parents finally felt settled in the United States.
– from Americanized
例句3：He was elected, the rest were county employees whose job status was not reliant on elections.
He was elected, the rest were county employees whose job status was not reliant on elections.
– from A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age
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