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It’s too far
太远了
    2007-08-15 13:16:13     CRIENGLISH.com

My mother often feeds pigeons in the park near her home in Portland, Maine.
我母亲常在缅因州波特兰市她家附近的公园里喂鸽子。

One day, as she fed the growing flock surrounding her, a man came over to her.
一天,正当她喂着 身边越聚越多的鸽群时, 一个男人向她走去。

“While you're feeding perfectly good bread to the birds,”he told mother angrily,“there are people starving in Africa.”
“您将这么好的面包喂鸟,’他愤愤地对母亲说道,“而非洲却有人在挨饿。”

Mother, one never to back down from a fight, looked him in the eye and said, “I'm sorry, but I can't throw that far!"
我母亲,一位从来也不会在斗争中退缩的人,瞪着他说道:“很抱歉,可我没法扔那么远!” 


flock (禽畜等的)群
come over 过来
starve 饿得要死
back down 放弃原主张

(Source: zftrans.com)

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