地道美语听力播客:无名英雄
日期:2012-09-26 16:55

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播客原文

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Fumi: You may have everyone else fooled, but I know the real reason for the success of this project.
富密:你可以骗到其他人,但我知道这个项目能够成功的真正原因jb#1zI,8WR|^0ixNv
Issac: What?
埃萨克:什么?
Fumi: You. You've been working behind the scenes to bolster the people who weren't up to the task. Without you, this project would have been sunk months ago.
富密:ggSib,cQLZm9mXpS。你一直在幕后默默工作,支持那些不能胜任这项任务的人WYSZ^p7I9mKOcKD,rBIq。要不是你,这项工程数月前就没救了GO_Mnhg.S7cVoP3
Issac: That's nonsense.
埃萨克:胡说八道]K%~=p~BY!Jp;,q&;.
Fumi: No, it's not. I know you don't like the limelight, but you were the linchpin of this operation. Without you, we'd all have egg on our faces today.
富密:不,不是这样的c|+O2agqZ4。我知道你不喜欢出风头,但你是项目运营的关键人物I7o[RvU6lI.BcYOFGr9k。没有你,我们今天就会面临十分尴尬的局面q*@6y2j3p_8l4)k~e
Issac: You're giving me way too much credit. I don't want to hear another word about it.
埃萨克:你把功劳全让给我了s#Q-=~[).G。不要再说这种话了3oHRJot.i%SB(
Fumi: I'm not surprised at your reaction. Most unsung heroes like to keep a low profile.
富密:你是这种反应不足为奇AaFjK4VNqaV4d。大多数无名英雄都喜欢保持低调hjirxy^tV^NUc=w=_
Issac: What?! I'm nothing of the kind!
埃萨克:什么?!绝不是那么一回事!
Fumi: Yes, you are. You're far too modest. And soon, I won't be the only one who thinks so!
富密:是的,你就是R-O(qEhd6F;2_Rd_&6xs。你为人太过正直p=ReOZ7ee81WjaI4Zn。马上,很多人就会认同这一点!
Issac: What are you proposing to do?
埃萨克:你打算怎么做?
Fumi: Don't worry. I'm not planning a ticker-tape parade, but it's time your contributions are recognized for what they are around here!
富密:别担心LC=Cr7mN#t~d。我不会举办欢庆仪式,但也是时候让众人知道你所做的贡献了!
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俚语解说

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保持低调,往往是一些人在面对纷繁复杂的竞争时所采取的态度,同时也符合中国人的中庸之道2|.Z3C6YhCQ。今天我们就来学习英语俚语 keep a low profile|J7HQN5Q(tCL&b^[h

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Idiom:keep a low profile

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Meaning: to avoid attracting attention to yourself; to behave in a way that does not attract attention;

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Usage note: "低调"的反意"高调"则是 keep a high profileU_MsTDAGDu,0#;

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Example:
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2. It would be useful to avoid controversy and keep a low profile.
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重点单词
  • avoidvt. 避免,逃避
  • creditn. 信用,荣誉,贷款,学分,赞扬,赊欠,贷方 (复)c
  • controversyn. (公开的)争论,争议
  • modestadj. 谦虚的,适度的,端庄的
  • issuen. 发行物,期刊号,争论点 vi. & vt 发行,流
  • bolstern. 长枕,靠垫 vt. 支持,鼓励
  • reactionn. 反应,反作用力,化学反应