新聞常用語及句選(350)

Phrases in the News & Sentences Selected from the News

金 陵  編譯

April 10, 2003

每週四上傳

Journalistic Terms, English in the Media , Current Affairs Englsih

 

 

armored brigade

裝甲旅

point of view

觀點

bribery scandal

賄賂醜聞

policy of deterrence

嚇阻政策

brigadier general

准將

political gamble

政治賭博

business trips

商務旅行

prelude to war

戰爭前奏

ceiling fans

吊風

press liaison officer

新聞連絡官

cheer and celebrate, to

歡呼及慶祝

provide an explanation, to

提出解釋

cherry blossom

櫻花

provocative act

挑釁行為

commercial activities

商業活動

public places

大眾場所

conflicting reports

相互矛盾的報導

retail shops

零售商店

crowded places

擁擠的地方

SARS virus

SARS病毒

deep differences

很深的歧見

satellite imagery

衛星拍攝影像

deterrent force

嚇阻武力

satellite TV station

衛星電視台

devoted followers

忠實的追隨者

security concerns

安全

escaped inmates

越獄犯

singing contest

歌唱比賽

face masks

口罩

sporadic resistance

零星抵抗

gay organizations

同性戀團體

sporting and cultural events

體育及文化活動

gunshot wounds

槍傷

sporting equipment

體育設備

international labor conference

國際勞工會議

sporting goods

體育用品

knife wounds

刀傷

suicide fighters

自殺戰士

drainage pipe

地水下道管線

surgical face mask

手術用口罩

lend a helping hand, to

助一臂之力

suspected cases

可疑案例

light moment

輕鬆時刻

symbol of friendship.

友誼象徵

make off with, to

搶走

symbol of peace

和平象徵

Mother Nature

大自然

traffic police headquarters

交通警察總局

non-aggression pact

不侵犯條約

unnecessary travel

不必要之旅行

pneumonia virus

肺炎病毒

war zone

戰場

 

 

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1.         Iraqi rescue workers looking in the rubble for victims said two bodies had been recovered and the death toll could be as high as 14.  They did not release any names.

2.         More than 700,000 people visit the U.S. capital each year to admire the 3,750 cherry blossoming trees, of which 150 remain of the original gift of 3,000 trees made by the city of Tokyo to the people of Washington in 1912 as a symbol of peace and friendship.

3.         Besides  killing about a score of people and infecting hundred(動名詞片語作Besides的受), the spread of the deadly SARS virus in Hong Kong is also leading to discrimination.

4.         SARS has sickened at least 928 people in Hong Kong and killed 25, out of a total of more than 2,600 cases worldwide that have claimed more than 100 lives.

5.         At least 16 found to be carrying the virus believed to cause SARS, though without any symptoms(省略子句), will stay in quarantine.

6.         As U.S. forces moved through one neighborhood after another, crowds of Baghdad residents seized the chance to plunder military installations and government buildings, making off with computers, bookshelves, tables, even Iraqi military jeeps.

7.         The Hong Kong authorities were investigating Tuesday whether cockroaches(蟑螂) were spreading SARS as the virus killed two more people and infected 45 others.

8.         India hopes to test-fire later this year a new, longer-range missile that can carry a nuclear warhead, the government said.

9.         Thousands of sobbing fans and celebrities lined a Hong Kong street on Tuesday to bid a final farewell to Cantonese pop star and actor Leslie Cheung(張國榮) as his body was taken to be cremated(火化).  Some mourners hugged and cried as scattered rain and gray skies added to the gloom.

10.      Russia's ambassador to Iraq, Vladimir Titorenko, has accused American troops of firing on his convoy(車隊) outside Baghdad on Sunday. U.S. officials have said it is unclear who was responsible for the shooting, in which Moscow said at least four people were wounded, one seriously.

 

1. He knows that Grace is a good student.

底線代表名詞子句。

2. His leg which was hurt has heeled.

斜體代表限制形容詞子句。

2. His leg that was hurt has heeled.

斜體代表限制形容詞子句。

3. His head, which was hurt, has heeled.

細體代表非限制形容詞子句(非限制形容詞
子句前、後或前有逗點,非限制形容詞子句的關係代名詞不可用 that)

4. He was happy when he saw her.

粗斜體代表副詞子句。

表示哪些動詞與其同形名詞,形容詞後面跟的名詞子句中用原形動詞?
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表示現在分詞片語作形容詞用。

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