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Post time 2005-12-30 10:23:26 |Display all floors
pool  水池,集水的池子(一般没有或不强调植物)
·  noun:   an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
·  noun:   something resembling a pool of liquid (Example: "He stood in a pool of light")
·  noun:   a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid (Example: "The body lay in a pool of blood")
·  noun:   a small lake
例:
游泳池swimming pool
供儿童戏耍的浅水池 wading pool

pond 池塘(带有植物)
·  noun:   a small lake (Example: "The pond was too small for sailing")
例:
睡莲 pond lily
荷塘 Lotus pond

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Post time 2005-12-30 13:29:36 |Display all floors
(1)人造的一般是pool 如游泳池.
(2)但也有例外例如:下雨后的积水a pool of water is not a pond.
(3)pond一般认为是大自然的产物,是自然中的一部分.(lake/sea,,etc.)
(4)一般认为pond比pool大.

[ Last edited by hly2004 at 2005-12-30 01:30 PM ]
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Post time 2005-12-30 13:41:13 |Display all floors

well, sometimes "pool' means sth like...

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Post time 2005-12-30 13:45:35 |Display all floors

thanks

I find another saying:
Slovenly speech comes off the same pool.

It seems the pool means a lot more than I expected.
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Post time 2005-12-30 13:48:58 |Display all floors

We often say "car pool"....

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