Rueben:I never imagined walking our daughter to school could be so dangerous.
Rueben:We were walking on the sidewalk approaching the intersection.
The crossing guard was there to stop traffic so we could cross the street.
We were halfway through the designated crosswalk when a guy driving like a demon whips around the corner.
Carla:And he didn't stop at the stop sign?
Rueben:No, he didn't even slow down.
Carla:Didn't he see the crossing guard or the other pedestrians?
Rueben:There are several big trees there, so it's a blind corner with limited visibility.
Carla:Still, he should have stopped. Was anyone hurt?
Rueben:No, we were able to get out of his way, but he could have easily taken out five or six people!
Carla:That's crazy. What we need are flashing crosswalk signs.
卡拉:这太疯狂了 。我们需要的是人行横道的闪烁标志 。
Maybe that would get drivers' attention.
Rueben:And maybe armor for our daughter, too?
1.crossing guard 交警
例句:A smiling crossing guard led us silently across the last intersection before our intended destination.
2.slow down 放慢速度;降低速度
例句:If your answer is a definitive no, then there is a serious reason to slow down and reflect.
3.blind corner 盲角
例句:He tried to overtake three cars on a blind corner and crashed head-on into a lorry.
4.get out of 摆脱;逃避
例句:It is important for the state's future administrators to get out of the rarefied air of the capital.