地道美语听力播客:社区不光彩的生意
日期:2014-05-27 16:18

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Patricia:Finally! That empty building has a new tenant.
帕特丽夏:最终!那座空空如也的建筑迎来了一户新房客@Z4cN._J)r^*rW
That's great for the neighborhood.
对这个社区而言都是大好事啊XM(-tYe;ivh4Brp1sYW
Francois:Think again. The new tenant plans to open a strip club.
弗朗索瓦:三思H-%z)@zQb=eHYzWtSv。这户新来的可是计划要开家脱衣舞俱乐部eVb(;cD)ijt&Li&rFJ
Patricia:A strip club in the middle of a residential neighborhood?
帕特丽夏:位于居民区的脱衣舞俱乐部?
That must be a violation of city ordinances. The city won't allow that.
这么做肯定是违反了城市相关法令lM9sYAR@pV^P8oM。城市不会允许的;yF0L0(Vir%&
Francois:I'm not so sure.
弗朗索瓦:我不太确定b*QE*BSp.C_cT

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The tenant has already started moving in and there is no sign that the city is going take action.
租户正开始搬进来,没有任何这个城市正采取相关行动的迹象xPy_~b[kpGSAg@L_p~DG
Patricia:Then we have to do something to let the city know that we object to a strip club going into that space.
帕特丽夏:那我们得做点什么让这个城市知道我们反对脱衣舞俱乐部进驻Pk|_b~XBHT
Francois:Good luck getting the city to do anything, much less file an injunction.
弗朗索瓦:祝你成功,让这座城市做点事情真是难上加难,更不要说颁发禁令了N2~fDYHa153
The mayor is very pro-business and it won't look good if he tries to shut down any business that could bring revenue and jobs to this dying town.
市长非常亲商,让他试图关闭任何能给这个垂死小镇带来收入和就业的生意不会那么简单YfGdM1()2_mt,XDECHW
Patricia:But at what cost?
帕特丽夏:但代价是什么呢?
Our kids will have to walk past the strip club every day to and from school. That's outrageous!
我们的孩子每天上下学肯定会走过脱衣舞俱乐部;hXGu]d|8^FpI+2。太离谱了!
Francois:I suggest channeling that energy into action.
弗朗索瓦:我建议将能量转化为行动]QYZtu7EV(2s
If we make a stink and get media coverage, maybe we'll get some action.
如果我们闹的满城风雨,引来媒体,也许我们会有些行动,DweA(D]ImIr!K
Patricia:Good idea. How can we get the local media to cover a neighborhood protest?
帕特丽夏:好主意pgL)sHYHf^Bg%NzzgI。我们如何能得到让媒体报道社区的抗议?
Francois:How about nude picketing?
弗朗索瓦:来场裸体集会怎么样?
Patricia:I think that would send the wrong message.
帕特丽夏:我认为这只能传达错误信息_%i(i)w,~x9^L
详细解释
1.strip club 脱衣舞俱乐部
2.residential neighborhood 居民区
3.make a stink 大吵大闹
4.nude picketing 裸体集会

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重点单词
  • injunctionn. 指令,命令,强制令
  • violationn. 违反,违背,妨碍
  • protestn. 抗议,反对,声明 v. 抗议,反对,申明
  • stripn. 长条,条状,脱衣舞 v. 脱衣,剥夺,剥去