地道美语听力播客:秋之韵
日期:2012-07-25 09:35

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Erin: Smell that!
艾琳:你闻闻K30#nML!#0PppSz
Sean: Smell what?
肖恩:闻什么?
Erin: Can't you smell the changing of the seasons? I love autumn. The fall colorsare out and there's a chillis in the air.
艾琳:你闻不出季节在转换吗?我爱秋天J=RlWMv3SJAV|s。红叶都落了,空气中透着些许寒意LNUq8klWLOt&+.

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Sean: That means I'll be raking leavesevery weekend when I should be watching football.
肖恩:这意味着我每周末都要去扫落叶,而我本该利用这时间去看足球赛的o5ESEk[)=#]LlJIWk
Erin: How can you be so grumpywhen you see cute little squirrels squirreling awaytheir nuts for the winter?
艾琳:当你看到可爱的小松鼠在为过冬存储坚果,你就不会再抱怨了A,IN(.G+kZ%B,Bgc
Sean:
That just means they're running across the roof even more often, waking me up every morning.
肖恩:这就意味着他们会更频繁地在屋顶上奔跑,而我每天都会被吵醒1.P@b3O6Elqb
Erin: Not even you can put a damper onmy good mood. I can't wait for homecoming games and especially the harvest festivals. They'll be hayrides, bonfires, and s'mores!
艾琳:就算你这么说也抑制不了我的好心情~lB3R_VuzQEdhrt[A.。我迫不及待地想参加返乡会,尤其是丰收节)Y(o,7BIAj@T1。人们乘坐干草大车夜游,围着篝火吃果塔饼干vdE;r;3)&m13V].oao
Sean: As you know, I have hay allergies and those bonfires are a danger to the environment. And I don't like s'mores, in the summer or in the fall.
肖恩:你知道,我对干草过敏,篝火也对环境有安全隐患Yf;4yI(0BDY=+emIf。而且在夏秋两季,我也不喜欢吃果塔饼干HO0[XjXF;^
Erin: How can you be such a party- pooper?
艾琳:你真是让人扫兴!
Sean: The only good thing about the fall is that it's right before winter when bears go into hibernation, so I won't have to worry about running into one. Hey, what's this?
肖恩:秋天唯一的好处就是,它在冬天前面,这时候熊会进入冬眠期,所以我不用担心撞见一只v|rwQ..oxUVG!Ia)9P[。嘿,这是什么?
Erin: This is a cup of hot chocolate to put you in the fall mood. Drink up and we'll go for a walk outside. It's a beautiful day and a walk will help you see all that you're missing.
艾琳:这是两杯热咖啡,能唤起你的秋季情结(_#sB7o0ESAj(g。喝完我们就出去散步H.gI(*)-E~,b7。今天天气很好,散步会让你不错过这美景i@hKmqUD!hCcT=r|0Zu(
Sean: I'll drink the hot chocolate, but don't expect any epiphanies.
肖恩:我会喝这杯热咖啡,但是不要指望我有什么领悟xc|w8^tNN|R

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俚语解说

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Idioms:
put a damper on sth.:to lessen or reduce someone's interests;to have a dulling or numbing influence on something;to stop an occasion from being enjoyable. 使…扫兴,抑制

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Usage notes: A damper is a device used on piano strings to make the sound less loud. 阻尼器

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Example:
1. The bad news really put a damper on everything.

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2. The rainy weather put a damper on our picnic.

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3. We were both ill while we were in Boston, which put a bit of a dampener on things.

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Qiuz:
1. Which word have the same meaning as chill?
A. cool
B. hot
C. warm

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2. What kind of food do the little squirrels store for winter?
A. gum
B. nuts
C. water

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3. Which animal have to go hibernation?
A. bear
B. cucumber
C. sneak

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重点单词
  • hayn. 干草
  • environmentn. 环境,外界
  • devicen. 装置,设计,策略,设备
  • lessenv. 减少,变小,减轻
  • hibernationn. 冬眠
  • stringsn. (乐器的)弦 名词string的复数形式