地道美语听力播客:等待来信
日期:2013-05-02 15:17

(单词翻译:单击)

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播客原文

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Leo: Here's the mail.
利奥:这是信件tT&XE;C*z^[
Denise: Did I get anything?
丹尼丝:有我的信吗?
Leo: No, sorry. Are you expecting something?
利奥:没有,对不起*MNe1k%fozN|ilD。你在期待谁的来信吗?
Denise: Yeah, I'm waiting for a decision letter about my application to the McQ program. I should hear any day now.
丹尼丝:是呀,我在等批准我参加 McQ 项目的决议书!M%q0T)5O(3i@c.+BC。我应该随时准备听命XZl&B1xCZv7BJd
Leo: Have you thought about calling and checking on the status?
利奥:你有没有想过打电话询问申请状态?
Denise: I called last week and my application was still under review. I was told that a decision was still pending.
丹尼丝:上个星期我打电话问过,他们告诉我,我的申请仍处于审查状态中,还没有最后作出决定rRJyph8d2nk~F
Leo: I'm sure it was just awaiting approval. There is no chance it'll be rejected. You're an ideal candidate and you're sure to get good news in a day or two.
利奥:我相信你的申请正在等待批准,根本不可能被拒Gi^SDWs_ca]xge=。你是位理想的候选人,我敢肯定不出一两天就会有消息cf=Qu5,1#B,PiUEflBo
Denise: I hope you're right. In the meantime, I'm on pins and needles. Every time the mail carrier walks by, my heart skips a beat.
丹尼丝:希望你是对的K#=3HECFfen!rKLVJ[iO。不过等待让我如坐针毡|E@vcLETAmIN+Y。每次送信人经过时,我的心都跳到嗓子眼了U5ZHf[r59Khcts-Pw
Leo: I know this is important to you, but you've got to keep it in perspective. It's not a life-or-death situation.
利奥:我知道这对你来说很重要,但要从长远来看问题,毕竟这不是生死抉择cgUH]fI8kaFMwk,2
Denise: I am keeping it in perspective. If I don't get into this program, it's only the end of my career, my dream, and my future—that's all!
丹尼丝:我会把眼光放长远一些*okHUP=*is7G6;。如果我未能参加这次项目,那我的职业生涯、我的梦想还有我的未来就完了——就这样!

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俚语解说

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英语俚语:on pins and needles
英文释义:worried or excited about something; anxious; in suspense;中文释义:pin 是大头针,needle 是缝衣针Nfvs0Iw,YzBF8tIk2~。一个人“on pins and needles”,是指由于某个原因而万分紧张,坐立不安,如坐针毡u@8*8G8r&+qe*G1,mBc
例句:
Many famous actors are on pins and needles before the curtain opens for a play.
在帷幕拉开前, 许多著名的演员感到坐立不安so4=GGdnmqBQFL0F

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重点单词
  • approvaln. 批准,认可,同意,赞同
  • statusn. 地位,身份,情形,状况
  • perspectiven. 远景,看法,透视 adj. 透视的
  • decisionn. 决定,决策
  • beatv. 打败,战胜,打,敲打,跳动 n. 敲打,拍子,心跳
  • candidaten. 候选人,求职者
  • curtainn. 窗帘,门帘,幕(布) vt. (用帘)装饰,(以帘
  • needlen. 针 vt. 用针缝,激怒,嘲弄 vi. 缝纫
  • applicationn. 应用; 申请; 专心 n. 应用软件程序