地道美语听力播客:商界的尔虞我诈
日期:2014-03-26 16:51

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Yoko:We used to be the only game in town.
洋子:我们曾是独一无二最好的)(gCXN8wBj(-%Xlr6
Now we have three competitors and they are luring away our customers.
而现在我们面临3个竞争对手,而且他们正在拉走我们的客户6w3N#+Qdh[X8IwcV~
Cedric:I know. We need to do something before we go under.
塞德里克:我明白-4;hDYb5ZpdfjO。在我们没落之前,我们得做些什么cZw-2#DtwMT3TC(2bX
What about price matching?
打打价格战如何?

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Yoko:Our prices are already competitive.
洋子:我们的价格已经非常有竞争力KmY^)7iUANT(C
If we want to focus on price, we'll need to undercut our competitors.
如果我们想要专注于价格,我们需要削弱我们的竞争对手WR1oAkISFdYN;d!O
Cedric:Slashing prices would be really hard on our profit margin, but these are desperate times.
塞德里克:大幅降价将严重损害我们的利润,但这些都是非常时期的手段Wg^TuYg^s-rxH-EXlN
What do you think of a two-for-one deal?
你觉得买一送一如何?
We could offer it for a limited time.
我们可以在有限的时间段内开展yb;tV7mOL8(M
Yoko:We can do that if lowering our prices doesn't work.
洋子:如果价格战还不行的话,我们可以去搞XYII[BJz],Gkz2P&l(Tu
I'm thinking we could go in another direction.
但我想我们可以转到另一个方向*6Uc~J.~0XG|JEt
What do you think about offering freebies or gifts with purchase?
你觉得购买提供免费赠品或礼品怎样?
Cedric:I think that's a good idea.
塞德里克:我觉得这是个好主意~efbFW#2NNy(y-V
The more frills we include the better our services look.
赠品越多说明我们的服务越好Ammj)TW,zP=fN
What kind of frills?
什么样的赠品?
Yoko:I'm not sure, but the more bells and whistles the better.
洋子:我不确定,但肯定越多越好=by.I1-)AxL
Cedric:And if all of this doesn't work?
塞德里克:如果这一切都不行呢?
Yoko:Then we'll be up the creek without a paddle!
洋子:那我们真的无计可施了!

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详细解释

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1.the only game in town 最好的,最重要的
2.lure away 吸引走
3.go under 落没
4.two-for-one deal 买一赠一
5.up the creek without a paddle 无能为力

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重点单词
  • desperateadj. 绝望的,不顾一切的
  • marginn. 差额,利润,页边空白,边缘 vt. 使围绕于,加边
  • undercutv. 削弱,廉价出售或工作,从下边切 n. (牛的)嫩腰
  • purchasevt. 买,购买 n. 购买,购买的物品 n. 支
  • limitedadj. 有限的,被限制的 动词limit的过去式和过去
  • creekn. 小湾,小溪 Creek n. 克里克族,克里克人,
  • competitiveadj. 竞争的,比赛的