地道美语听力播客:备战考试
日期:2012-10-25 16:16

(单词翻译:单击)

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播客原文

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Vagner: Aren't you supposed to be studying for the driver's test?
瓦格纳:你这会儿不是应该在为驾照考试做准备吗?
Liesl: I'm supposed to be, but I keep getting distracted. Reading this manual is deadly.
丽丝尔:本来是的,但我老是走神c~&,_lP8=tI。读这本小册子真是要命m|M@_*xj^AlW
Vagner: I know, but if you don't study, you'll never pass the test. Try to focus.
瓦格纳:我知道,但要是你不复习,就永远别想通过考试xp)ABnBT0i@s)。试着集中注意力BXfiHS|,EU2Hpf
Liesl: I've tried to keep my mind on the rules of the road, but I'm having trouble concentrating. My mind keeps wandering and I'm almost ready to throw in the towel for today.
丽丝尔:我已经试过一门心思想着交通规则,但很难做到LYpZWtm0%z。脑子总是想着别处,今天差不多就放弃了D5=YLfgwd127cb5K3
Vagner: No, you can't do that. You have to buckle down and learn what's in this manual. I'm here to crack the whip.
瓦格纳:不,你不能那样做xP6f*nX^@,,gL-;f9。你必须全力以赴,学习手册上的知识FZb%1=XPvU@@BG。我就是来鞭策你的lk@d42)!,8B7
Liesl: What's in it for you? What do you care if I pass the driver's test or not?
丽丝尔:对你有什么好处?我能不能通过考试与你有什么关系?
Vagner: You can ask me that? I've been chauffeuring you around since I got my driver's license and I don't plan on doing it for one second more than I have to.
瓦格纳:这还用问?自从我拿到驾照后,就变成了你的司机P@2thUX*rx)。我可没打算再继续这样下去-6UL~WT~_)DEhr9f=yZ3
Liesl: All right, all right, I'll study, but not because you're telling me to.
丽丝尔:好吧,好吧,我这就学,但不是因为听了你的话才学nR+Rx7vW1#sFAz
Vagner: Oh, yeah? Then why?
瓦格纳:欧,是吗?那是因为什么呢?
Liesl: I want to see the look on your face the first time Dad gives me the car keys instead of you!
丽丝尔:真想看看老爸第一次把车钥匙给我时你脸上的表情tvXqTVkJ%,U5
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俚语解说

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俚语:throw in the towel

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英文释义:to admit defeat or failure

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Throw in the towel的意思是认输、举白旗,来源于拳击比赛S7C7w88g5|uKS2。当拳击手打不过对方,他的教练会抛一条毛巾入场,表示认输d^q8H[JSPqJcg]

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例句:The company threw in the towel after losing all of its major customers.
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重点单词
  • manualadj. 手工的,体力的 n. 手册,指南,键盘
  • licensen. 执照,许可证,特许 vt. 允许,特许,发许可证给
  • crackv. 崩溃,失去控制,压碎,使裂开,破解,开玩笑 n.
  • defeatn. 败北,挫败 vt. 战胜,击败