govern, 管理。-ess, 表女性。用于指家庭女教师。
- governess (n.)
- mid-15c., "female ruler," shortening of governouresse "a woman who rules" (late 14c.), from Old French governeresse "female ruler or administrator" (see governor + -ess). The Latin fem, form was gubernatrix. In the sense of "a female teacher in a private home" governess it is attested from 1712, probably as a fem. of governor in the now-obsolete sense "one who has charge of a young man's education and activities, a tutor" (1570s).
- 1. My little girl does not go to school; she has a governess.
- 我的小女儿没有上学, 她有位家庭女教师.
- 2. He does not like the new governess by a fraction.
- 3. Our governess was told to make sure we knew how to talk like English ladies.
- 4. I'm afraid you don't look very much like a governess.
- 5. You mean you don't know anything about being a governess?
- 你是说,你一点也不知道怎么当家庭教师 吗 ?
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