【潔西家】跟潔西一起看英文新聞 十二月八日

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十二月八日

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Up to one million COVID-19 vaccines are estimated to have expired in Nigeria last month without being used, two sources told Reuters, one of the biggest single losses of doses that shows the difficulty African nations have getting shots in arms. — Reuters

1 up to 片,接近

2 estimate 動,預估

3 expire 動,到期

4 source 名,資訊來源

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US billionaire Michael Steinhardt has surrendered 180 stolen relics worth an estimated $70 million and agreed to an “unprecedented" lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities, officials in Manhattan have said.

美國的億萬富翁 Michael Steinhardt 被迫交出一百八十個被偷竊的古代遺物,價值估計約七千萬美元,且同意一個「史前無例」的終身禁止取得古董,曼哈頓的官員說。

Investigators found that Steinhardt, one of the world’s largest ancient art collectors, was in possession of looted artifacts smuggled out of 11 countries by 12 criminal networks, according to a statement from the Manhattan District Attorney’s (DA) office on Monday. — CNN

調查員發現全世界最大的古董藝術收藏者之一的 Steinhardt 擁有掠奪來的藝術品,這些藝術品是有十二個犯罪集團偷渡到十一個國家,根據曼哈頓的區域檢察官辦公室星期一的聲明。

1 billionaire 名,億萬富翁,millionaire 名,百萬富翁

2 surrender 動,(被迫)交出,投降

3 relic 名,遺跡,遺物

4 estimate 動,估算

5 unprecedented 形,史無前例的

6 acquire 動,獲得

7 antiquity 名,古董,古蹟

8 collector 名,收集者

9 possession 名,所有物,財產

10 loot 動,洗劫

11 artifact 名,手工藝品

12 smuggle 動,偷渡

13 district attorney 名,地區檢察官

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