地道美语听力播客:业务描述 Describing Brisk and Slow Business
日期:2013-06-08 16:18

(单词翻译:单击)

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播客原文

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Clint: Anya! Long time no see. Let me buy you a drink. I'm celebrating.
克林特:安雅!好久不见5QY68[Qq%7YWoH=P。我请你喝一杯吧+E[V^SiTkfMHqx。我要庆祝一番6Ns.i9)DmF0CaO
Anya: Oh, yeah? What's the good news?
安雅:啊,是吗?有什么好消息吗?
Clint: My company has had a banner month. Since we launched our new line of software, we're having trouble keeping up with demand. Every product is flying off the shelves.
克林特:我们公司这个月产品大卖liRUtpjD7L#[。自从我们推出新一系列的软件之后,市场就供不应求了KrtRh7@qC6Z|)。每件产品都在热销中LcK~ZQ=4yWX]
Anya: Wow, that's great news. Everybody I talk to is singing a different tune. Foot traffic is down and business is slow—really slow.
安雅:哇,真是好消息5t2L_PYX)L1E.nMc。每个人都在跟我唱反调@_g@!UVT0*Sr7U。我们公司客流量下滑,交易放缓,几乎停滞H7,tm4^(j5;|%ANA
Clint: That's too bad. I thought that Yao's company was doing brisk business. Six months ago, he was selling a line of cell phones that was all the rage, and customers were beating down his door to get one.
克林特:太糟糕了;.9ohkVV1D。我还以为姚的公司生意兴隆EZRLqMwtrv4Umq。六个月前,他卖的一系列手机风靡一时,消费者们纷纷上门求购RH.jIncFyIPC
Anya: That was six months ago. It's a different story now. Those cell phones are now considered passé, and he has inventory he can't unload. You know how fickle the market is.
安雅:那是六个月以前yU2QuA|qQGPX[K1R+#Uc。今非昔比,那些手机都过时了,但他有库存又不能下架lZ_3(bqj5I41,hB60;。你知道市场有多么变化无常吗?
Clint: I'm sorry to hear that. How about you? How's the travel business?
克林特:听到这些我感到很抱歉8mUQMYBVFZ].0*KFPwj1。你怎么样?你的旅游业务呢?
Anya: Why do you think I'm sitting here crying in my beer? Pull up a chair and I'll tell you my sob story.
安雅:我抱着啤酒在这里买醉,你觉得会有好事吗?拉一把椅子过来,听我讲这个凄惨的故事!#r;Gz+M3e

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俚语解说

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英语俚语:all the rage
英文释义:in current fashion; being a current fad.
中文释义:时尚;风行一时的事物

例句:
1. The internet is all the rage at the moment.
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2. The hemline theory was also correct in 1987 when miniskirts were all the rage, and the stock market was at its peak.“群摆理论”同样在1987年也是正确的,当时迷你裙很流行,股市同样处在高峰期l*@&%VHvYJmUXc&Wj

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重点单词
  • currentn. (水、气、电)流,趋势 adj. 流通的,现在的,
  • unloadvt. 卸下,卸货,摆脱 ... 之负担,(大量)倾销
  • bannern. 旗帜,横幅,大标题 adj. 特别好的,杰出的 v
  • celln. 细胞,电池,小组,小房间,单人牢房,(蜂房的)巢室
  • stockn. 存货,储备; 树干; 血统; 股份; 家畜 adj
  • briskadj. 敏锐的,凛冽的 adj. 活泼的,活跃的,快的
  • ragen. 狂怒,大怒,狂暴,肆虐,风行 v. 大怒,怒斥,激
  • fickleadj. 变幻无常的,轻浮的,(爱情或友情上)易变的
  • inventoryn. 详细目录,存货(清单) vt. 编制(详细目录)
  • tunen. 曲调,调子,和谐,协调,调整 vt. 调整,为 .