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当皇马再次遭遇中国球迷 词语解析
2005-7-29 11:06:33   
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S: 前不久皇马中国行和北京现代队举行了一场比赛。比赛结果比较接近。双方的球迷都觉得他们发挥得还不错。但是这次的皇马中国行让很多中国球迷深感失望,因为他们认为皇马的访问太商业了,赚钱的目的性太强。

C: Real Madrid is a famous football team based in Madrid.  They are one of the world's most well-known sports franchises.

S: Real Madrid 皇家马德里。Real Madrid concluded their China trip with a victory over the Beijing Hyundai last weekend. Who does the team boast?

C: Well, there is a long list of big names. Ronaldo罗纳尔多,Roberto Carlos 罗伯特•卡洛斯,David Beckham 贝克汉姆,Michael James Owen歐文,Raul Gonzalez Blanco劳尔, Zinedine Zidane 齐达内,Luis Figo 菲戈,Míchel Laudrup劳德鲁普,Hugo Sánchez 乌戈•桑切斯。

C: Soccer is football.  As a matter of fact, to us North Americans, we only know the game as soccer.  The game of football is a different sport altogether.  But in the rest of the world, Real Madrid plays football.

S: soccer 英式足球。Football足球,但是在美国football指橄榄球,soccer特指英式足球。At least 40,000 soccer fans from home and abroad gathered at Workers' Stadium.

C: Dampen comes from the root word, damp, which means wet.  So if you dampen something, you pour water on it or make it wet.  It's a term used to bring somebody down, or to temper something.  For example, the rain dampened the fan's enthusiasm.  That means the fans were enthusiastic, but less so because of the rain.

S: dampen 扫兴、使沮丧、降低。说扫某人的兴,dampen one's spirits, 或者减少某人的兴趣dampen one's interests, 还有使某人情绪低落dampen one's mood. 新闻中说雨一直在下,但是球迷们的热情并没有减少。The rain lasted from the beginning to end, but fans' enthusiasm for the match were not dampened.

C: Sloppy means untidy, or unkempt.  If I come work work dressed sloppy, I will have my hair a mess, a dirty shirt, and maybe wrinkled pants.  That would be very sloppy.

S: sloppy 潮湿的,sloppy weather潮湿的天气,sloppy field潮湿的场地。

C: A bounce is what happens when a ball or object hits something.  Some balls, like tennis balls, bounce very high.  Other balls, like a medicine ball, have no bounce at all.  The term is often used in sports, such as "good bounce" or "lucky bounce" meaning the ball bounced the right way for a goal or a good chance.

S: bounce 反弹。A sloppy field, a lot of things happened and a lot of bounces.

C: go all out means a 100% effort.  It means you give everything you've got, and try your hardest.

S: all out 竭尽全力的,极度的。比如说全力以赴launch an all-out effort, 还比如说全面进攻an all-out attack. 这位现代队的球迷说现代队已经尽力了。I think Beijing Hyundai had gone all out and they'd really done a good job.

C: A goal, in a sports context, is when the ball goes into the net. 

S: goal 射门得分。比如皇家马德里以3比2赢了现代队。Real Madrid beat Hyundai by 3 to 2. I think Beijing had gained glory for our Chinese by the two goals.
 
C: Snub means purposely ignore.  If you have a good friend and you don't invite him or her to a party on purpose, you have snubbed them.

S: snub 冷落、怠慢。比如她对邻居不理不睬有意冷落,she snubbed her neighbors. 新闻中说有些球迷对皇马三年之后的这次中国行表现很冷淡。However, some fans snubbed Real Madrid's second exhibition trip to Beijing in three years.

C: sole means only.

S: sole 唯一的。比如说财产的唯一继承人the sole heir to the fortune, 事故发生的唯一原因the sole reason for the accident. 门户网站新浪上展开了一项调查,结果显示96%的被访者认为皇马来中国唯一目的就是赚钱。In an earlier internet survey conducted by Chinese portal website, sina.com.cn, over 96 percent of participants thought Real came to China with the sole goal of making money.

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