美国文化脱口秀(文本+MP3) 第262期:到底多少美国人有枪?
日期:2015-11-09 11:36

(单词翻译:单击)

美国枪支暴力泛滥。但到底多少美国老百姓有枪?美国人怎么买枪、用枪?又如何看待枪支问题?今天我们选择了一篇美国新闻文章,说说美国的枪支文化和枪支管理。

关键词:

Controversial:备受争议的
Safety: 安全
Oregon: 俄勒冈
Community college: 社区大学
Mass shooting: 大规模枪击事件
Gun man: 持枪者
Gun control: 枪支管理
NBC: 美国国家广播公司
Data: 数据
The gun industry: 枪支工业
Many people get shot: 很多人被枪击
To shoot a gun: 开抢、射击
"How big is America's gun business?": 美国的枪支工业有多大?
Gun violence: 枪支暴力

到底多少美国人有枪

段落一:
"Before a gun can be used to hunt, for protection, or in a mass school shooting like Thursday's tragic killing at Umpqua Community College that left 10 dead, it must be bought. That one sale is a single dot in a multibillion-dollar industry, one that is coming under new scrutiny during the post-massacre gun control debate. Here's a by the numbers breakdown."
Gun:枪
Tragic:悲剧性的
Multibillion-industry: 数十亿/百亿美金的工业
Gun control debate:枪支管理的争论
Constitution: 宪法
Massacre: 大屠杀

美国枪支数据:
$13.5 billion 135亿
Annual revenue of gun and ammunition manufacturing industry, with a $1.5 billion profit.
枪支工业的年营业额,利润为15亿美金。
10,847,792 1084万
The number of pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns and miscellaneous firearms manufactured in the U.S. in 2013, the latest full year available. That's 4,441,726 pistols, 725,282 revolvers, 3,979,570 rifles, 1,203,072 shotguns, and 495,142 miscellaneous firearms.
2013年,美国各类枪支被持有的数量为一千零八十四万把。
Pistol: 手枪
Revolver: 左轮手枪
Rifle:步枪
Shotgun: 猎枪
Firearm: 武器
Weapon: 武器
5
Average number of firearms owned by a gun owner once you toss out the top 3% of gun owners who own more than 25 guns.
每个枪支拥有者平均持有5把枪,但是前3%的持有人拥有超过25把枪。
31%
Percentage of American households with guns.
31%的美国家庭拥有枪。
29%, 43.7%, 55.9%
Adults living in a household with firearms: percentage by suburbs, other urban areas, and rural counties, respectively.
住在郊区、市区和远郊的成人居民持有枪支的比例。

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