地道美语听力播客:管道堵塞
日期:2011-12-15 11:04

(单词翻译:单击)

Mickey: Hello, McQuillan Plumbing.
米奇:您好,McQuillan水暖。

Colleen: Hi, I’m having a lot of plumbing problems. Can you send a plumber out to my house right away?
科琳:嗨,我遇到很多管道问题。你可以派一个管道工马上来我家吗?

Mickey: Yes, we can. But first, let’s find out what the problems are.
米奇:是的,可以。但首先,让我们看看是什么问题。

Colleen: Well, to start, my toilet won’t flush and it’s overflowing.
科琳:开始,我的厕所不能冲水,它往出溢水。

Mickey: An overflowing toilet – check. What else?
米奇:溢水的厕所——检查。还有别的问题吗?

Colleen: The sink in the bathroom is stopped up and the pipes underneath the sink are leaking.
科琳:浴室的水槽堵住了和水槽下面的管道漏水。

Mickey: A stopped up sink and leaking pipes – check. What else?
米奇:水槽堵住了和管道漏水 - 检查。还有什么问题?

Colleen: The garbage disposal in the kitchen is making funny noises and the water won’t drain.
科琳:厨房中的垃圾处理发出很滑稽的噪音,而且无法排水。

Mickey: A busted garbage disposal – check. Is that all?
米奇:一个坏的垃圾处理 - 检查。就这些吗?

Colleen: No, the faucet in the shower is stuck and I can’t shut off the water.
科琳:不,淋浴器的水龙头卡住了,我不能关闭水。

Mickey: A stuck faucet – got it. What else?
米奇:龙头被卡住 – 明白了。还有什么问题?

Colleen: That’s it.
科琳:就这些。

Mickey: You’ve got some really big problems there.
米奇:你真是遇到了一些真正的大问题。

Colleen: Yes, I know. That’s what I’ve been trying to tell you. Can you send someone out right away?
科琳:是的,我知道。我一直想告诉你这些事。你能派人马上来?

Mickey: Sure, no problem. How about next Tuesday?
米奇:当然可以,没有问题。下周二如何?

Colleen: Next Tuesday?! Didn’t you hear me? These are emergencies!
科琳:下周二?!你没听见吗?这是紧急情况!

Mickey: Yes, but all of our plumbers are booked up until next Tuesday. Should I put you down for a morning appointment?
米奇:是的,但我们所有的管道工在下周二钱都有预约。我应该把你的预约安排在早晨?

Colleen: Forget it! By next Tuesday, I’ll be under 10 feet of water!
科琳:算了吧!下周二,我将在10英尺深的水中!

plumbing n.管道设备
stop up 堵住
shut off 关掉; 切断
garbage disposer (装在洗物槽底之) 垃圾处理机
book up 预定

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重点单词
  • checkn. 检查,支票,账单,制止,阻止物,检验标准,方格图案
  • plumbern. 水管工人
  • faucetn. 水龙头
  • disposaln. 处理,处置,布置,配置 n. 垃圾粉碎机
  • drainn. 下水道,排水沟,消耗 v. 耗尽,排出,排干,喝光
  • sinkn. 接收端,沟渠,污水槽,散热器 vi. 下沉,下落,
  • kitchenn. 厨房,(全套)炊具,灶间
  • plumbingn. 管道装置,铅管工行业 动词plumb的现在分词
  • flushv. 奔流,发红,冲洗,迅速流过 n. 脸红,奔流,旺盛