Lesson 5 交通

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2012-6-21 14:08

Lesson 5 交通

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Useful Expressions
常用短句

1. There was a car accident in Si Ping Road this morning.
今天早上在四平路发生了一起车祸。
2. The traffic in this area is so terrible.
这一带的交通状况很糟糕。
3. Be careful when crossing the street.
过马路时要小心。
4. What’s wrong with you? You look pale.
发生了什么事?你脸色好苍白。
5. I need to call for an ambulance.
我需要叫救护车。
6. There is an accident at the crossroads.
在十字路口发生了一起交通事故。
7. Two buses crashed into each other and 30 people were killed.
两辆公共汽车相撞,死了三十个人。
8. I stopped, but only just in time.
我刹住车了,不过也差一点就撞到了。
9. I braked as hard as I could.
我拼命踩刹车。

5 Traffic

In a taxi
在出租车内

A: Good Heavens! Please be careful!
A:天啊!请小心一点!
We nearly bumped into that car.
我们差点撞上那辆汽车。
B: Didn’t you see he was trying to cut right in front of us?
B:你没看到他在拼命往我们前面冲过来吗?
What was I supposed to do?
你说我该怎么办?
A: Well, must you drive so fast?
A:那你非得开得那么快吗?
B: I don’t want an accident any more than you do, sir.
B:先生,我和你一样,都不想出车祸。
I just got out of the hospital a week ago… and I don’t want to go back.
一个星期前我才刚出院…… 我可不想再回到那里。
A: Oh, I’m glad to hear that.
A:我很高兴听到你这么说。

Traffic jam
交通堵塞

Maria: Sorry I’m late. Horrible traffic.
玛利亚:抱歉,我迟到了。交通状况很糟。
Jack: Rush hour in New York separates the men from the boys.
杰 克:纽约的交通颠峰时间就可以考验一个人的的耐力和体力如何。
For me, Manhattan’s the easy part. I always walk from Grand Central.
对我而言,曼哈顿还算好。我都是从中央车站走路过来。
Maria: Oh, where do you live?
玛利亚:哦,你住哪里?
Jack: Greenwich, Connecticut.
杰 克:格林威治,在康乃迪克州。
Maria: How far is that?
玛利亚:离这里多远?
Jack: Oh, about thirty-five miles, door-to-door
杰 克:哦,从出发到抵达大约三十五英里。
Maria: How do you get there?
玛利亚:你怎么来这里的?
Jack: I take the seven-fifty train.
杰 克:我搭七点五十的火车。
Maria: How long does the train take?
玛利亚:搭火车要花多少时间?
Jack: It usually takes thirty minutes
杰 克:通常要三十分钟,
and then it’s a thirteen-minute walk here.
然后走十三分钟到这里。
Then why did it take me fifty minutes by cab from my hotel on the West Side?
玛利亚:那么为什么我从西区的旅馆搭计程车过来却要花上五十分钟呢?

Similar Expressions
相同表达

1 Sorry I’m late.
抱歉,我来迟了。
I’m so sorry to be late.
抱歉,我来迟了。
Sorry I couldn’t be here on time.
抱歉,我来迟了。
Forgive me for arriving late.
抱歉,我来迟了。
2 It’s just an expression.
这只是一种说法。
It’s just a saying.
这只是一种说法。
It’s only a figure of speech.
这只是一种说法。
It’s a common idiom.
这只是一种说法。
3 Manhattan’s the easy part.
曼哈顿还算好。
Manhattan is not the problem.
曼哈顿还算好。
The difficulty is not Manhattan.
曼哈顿还算好。
It’s easy to get through Manhattan.
曼哈顿还算好。
4 Where do you live?
你住哪里?
Where is your home?
你住哪里?
Where do you reside?
你住哪里?
Where is your residence?
你住哪里?
5 ….door-to-door.
从出发到抵达……
….from here to my house.
从出发到抵达……
….from here to there.
从出发到抵达……

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