地道美语听力播客:选衣服
日期:2012-02-10 14:52

(单词翻译:单击)

英文对话
Ellen: What are you wearing to the party?
你穿什么去参加晚会?

Hiro: Your guess is as good as mine.
你的猜测是和我一样好。

Ellen: Let’s look through your closet and I’ll help you pick something out.
让我们来看看你的衣柜里有什么,我会帮你挑衣服。

Hiro: Okay, but I have to warn you. I have a pretty limited wardrobe.
好吧,但我要提醒你。我的衣柜相当有限。

Ellen: Let’s see, these black pants are nice, but they’re frayed on the bottom. How about these jeans?
让我们来看看,这些黑色的裤子都很漂亮,但他们在底部都磨破了。这些牛仔裤怎么样?

Hiro: You don’t think they’re too faded? There’s also a rip in the back.
你不觉得牛仔裤太褪色太厉害了吗?后面有个地方破了。

Ellen: No, I guess those jeans won’t work. I like this shirt, though.
不,我想这些牛仔裤不行,但我喜欢这件衬衫。

Hiro: Did you see the stain on the front? The zipper is also stuck, I think.
你有没有看到前面的污点吗?我认为拉链也被卡住了。

Ellen: How about shoes? Do you have any shoes that are presentable?
鞋如何?你有什么像样的鞋吗?

Hiro: Well, I always wear these, but they’re scuffed on the top and the sole is pretty worn.
嗯,我总是穿这些,但鞋前部磨损了,鞋底也坏了。

Ellen: Okay, desperate times call for desperate measures. Come on!
好吧,但非常时期必须采取非常措施。来吧!

Hiro: Where are we going?
我们去哪儿?

Ellen: We’re going to a magical place with brand spanking new clothes and where everything is flawless.
我们要去一个神奇的地方,那里有许多崭新的品牌衣服,一切都无可挑剔。

Hiro: Where’s that?
在哪里?
Ellen: The mall!
商场!

词汇讲解

1.pick out 挑出
Can you pick out the right one?
你能找出正确的那一个吗?

2.wardrobe n.衣橱, 衣柜
The wardrobe takes up too much space/room.
这衣橱太占地方了。

3.fray v.磨损
The electric wire is fraying and could be dangerous to handle.
电线快磨破了,使用起来可能有危险。

4.presentable adj. 体面的
Her needlework is quite presentable.
她的针线活挺象样的。

5.desperate times call for desperate measures.
但非常时期必须采取非常措施。

6.flawless adj. 完美的, 无瑕疵的
Nothing in the world is flawless and perfect.
世上没有十全十美的东西。

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重点单词
  • handlen. 柄,把手 v. 买卖,处理,操作,驾驭
  • limitedadj. 有限的,被限制的 动词limit的过去式和过去
  • wardroben. 衣柜,衣橱 n. 全部服装
  • desperateadj. 绝望的,不顾一切的
  • magicaladj. 魔术的,有魔力的,神奇的
  • flawlessadj. 完美的,无瑕疵的
  • stainn. 污点,瑕疵,染料,着色剂 v. 玷污,弄脏,着色
  • brandn. 商标,牌子,烙印,标记 vt. 打烙印,铭刻,加污
  • needleworkn. 刺绣,缝纫;女红的作品