【潔西家】跟潔西一起看英文新聞 二月二十五日

這兩天比較累,就不發廢文了

二月二十五日

A

Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on Thursday, unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending in troops and tanks from three sides in an attack that could rewrite the global post-Cold War security order. Ukraine’s government pleaded for help as civilians piled into trains and cars to flee. — AP

俄羅斯在星期四開始全面侵略烏克蘭,對城市跟軍事基地發動空襲,派遣軍隊跟坦克車從三方攻擊,這攻擊可能改寫全球冷戰後的安全秩序。烏克蘭的政府懇求協助,同時大量的百姓搭火車跟汽車逃難。

(Russia) (launched) (a full-scale invasion of Ukraine) on Thursday, 

  主詞       動詞          受詞

                      (unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases) (and) 

(which unleashed) – unleashing 現在分詞片語修飾 Russia

(sending in troops and tanks from three sides in an attack that could rewrite the global post-Cold War security order.)

(which sent) – sending 現在分詞片語修飾 Russia

sending in troops and tanks from three sides in (an attack) 

                                                                   先行詞

(that could rewrite the global post-Cold War security order.)

  形容詞子句修飾 an attack

   (that)      (could rewrite)  (the global post-Cold War security order.)

關代主詞         動詞                 受詞

(Ukraine’s government) (pleaded) for help 

           主詞                 動詞

(as)       (civilians) (piled) into trains and cars to flee.

連接詞     主詞      動詞

1 full-scale 形,全面的

2 unleash 動,突然釋放

   leash 名,繩索

3 airstrike 名,空襲

4 post-Cold War 形,冷戰後的

   post- 字首,在…後

   post-lunch nap 名,午後小睡

5 plead 動,懇求

6 pile 動,(人群)蜂擁

7 flee 動,逃難

.

B

Global markets were thrown into turmoil on Thursday as the outbreak of war on European soil sent prices of commodities from oil and gas to wheat surging, while stock market plunged.

全球市場在星期四陷入一片混亂因為歐洲大陸戰爭的爆發讓商品的價格從汽油和天然氣到小麥都劇增,然而股市大跌。

The ramifications of a potentially prolonged conflict involving Europe’s primary supplier of gas sent a chill through markets, affecting prices across a broad spectrum of asset classes and investments. — Guardian

這潛在的長期的衝突包含了歐洲的主要天然氣的供應商可能產生的結果讓市場感到害怕,影響了跨越權範圍的資產類別跟投資的價格。

1 turmoil 名,騷動,混亂

2 outbreak 名,爆發

3 soil 名,國土,土壤

4 commodity 名,商品

5 send … + V-ing 動,使發生

6 surge 動,劇烈上升

   plummet 動,急遽下降

7 plunge 動,暴跌

8 ramification 名,可能產上的後果

9 prolonged 形,長期的

10 primary 形,主要的

11 chill 名,害怕的感覺

12 spectrum 名,範圍,各層次

13 asset classes 名,資產類別

.

C

Very hungry bear ‘Hank the Tank’ is in fact three bears, DNA shows

非常飢餓的「漢克坦克」熊實際上是三隻熊,DNA 顯示

Officials say a trio of oversized bears is responsible for home invasions that had been blamed on a 500lb black bear dubbed Hank the Tank — Guardian

官方說一組三隻巨大的熊要為入侵住家負責,原本是都責怪一隻五百磅叫做坦克和克的黑熊。

1 trio 名,三人一組

2 oversized 形,超大號的

3 invasion 名,入侵

4 dub 動,稱…為

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