地道美语听力播客:走后门 Using Unfair Influence
日期:2013-05-29 14:44

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Josey: Hello, I'm Josey Kim.
约塞:哈罗,我是约塞·吉姆bk6NrQc88F.
Curt: Hi, I'm Curt West. Thanks for agreeing to meet with me.
科特:嗨,我是科特·韦斯特CM.8E@i03H~#2ib-^vI。感谢您同意与我见面;HL2.ZGl@XGng
Josey: You mentioned on the phone that you can help us get that government contract we're bidding on, is that right?
约塞:在电话中您提及说您能帮我们拿到我们正在竞标的政府合同,对吗?
Curt: Absolutely. I'm sure I can be of service to your company and secure that contract without too much difficulty.
科特:当然;p45u-G-]!8.。我敢肯定我能为贵公司效劳,无须太多麻烦就能争取到合同I*|nNuAdz7e1!o+(6~7k
Josey: I appreciate your confidence, but can you tell me more about how you plan to do that?
约塞:我很欣赏您的自信,但是您能告诉我更多具体的计划吗?
Curt: I think the less said the better. Let's just say that I have friends in high places.
科特:我觉得知道得越少越好*11PCSYxR*|Q#Ky8%%J。这样说吧,我有政府高层的朋友_m(dqk#2%wmS8vgedgb
Josey: I'm not sure I understand you.
约塞:我不太明白您的话NqTN!dxOfkejVQD
Curt: Come on, you know how business is done on Capitol Hill. If you line the right pockets, it's not difficult to pull some strings to get what you want.
科特:得了吧,您也知道在国会山交易是如何完成的;Q#4+ZMwtTUP~p5。如果有油水可捞,肯定不愁得到你想要的kZy(%-+F!d7TJ
Josey: Are you suggesting that our company use bribery to get preferential treatment on our bid?
约塞:你是在暗示让我们公司以行贿来获得竞标上的优待吗?
Curt: I'm simply saying that backroom deals are business as usual in the government.
科特:我只是想说,走后门在政府是司空见惯的事情ylY%;6I,-9P
Josey: If you're suggesting that we hire you to do influence peddling, I can tell you now that we're not interested. Corruption may be rampant in government, but we're not willing to do anything unethical to get a contract.
约塞:如果你以为我们雇你来就是为了招权纳贿,那么我告诉你我们不感兴趣]3q2Q#pjb^%。虽然政府内部腐败风气盛行,但我们不会为了拿到合同做任何不道德的事情YOmV2kE7wSJl6
Curt: Suit yourself, but without somebody like me doing your dirty work, there's no way you're going to win that contract.
科特:随便你,但是如果没有像我这样的人,你是绝对不可能拿到合同的6idwp=*D^R
Josey: That may be, Mr. West, but that's a chance we're willing to take.
约塞:可能吧,韦斯特先生,但我们乐意试一试j_Rx.Of&q~*

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  • secureadj. 安全的,牢靠的,稳妥的 vt. 固定,获得,使
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  • willingadj. 愿意的,心甘情愿的
  • absolutelyadv. 绝对地,完全地;独立地
  • curtadj. 简略的,简短的,(言语)粗鲁的
  • confidenceadj. 骗得信任的 n. 信任,信心,把握