夏说英语新闻晨读(MP3+文本) 第698期:美国零售商Costco上海火爆开店
日期:2019-09-11 17:00

(单词翻译:单击)

本期内容:

US retailer Costco was forced to close early on its opening day in China, after the store was swamped with shoppers. Buyers battled long queues and traffic chaos, before the Shanghai store was shut hours early due to "overcrowding". Costco's push into China comes as other foreign retailers have struggled to compete with local rivals.

be swamped with/by: 充满了……;挤满了……
· In the summer, all the sights in Beijing are swamped by tourists.
在夏天,北京的景点就是人满为患,全是游客。
push vt. (商业)努力,攻势 (when someone, especially a business, tries to get or achieve something)
· The company has recently made a big push into the Japanese market.
该公司最近在日本市场“大举进军”。
· when push comes to shove: 情况变得紧急时
· If push comes to shove, we can always sell the car.
实在不行的话,我们还可以把车卖了。

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