【潔西家】跟潔西一起看英文新聞 二月二十三日

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二月二十三日

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More than 500,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the U.S.

This week President Biden is asking Americans to mark the 500,000 deaths with a moment of silence at sunset Monday. He’s also ordered flags on all federal buildings lowered to half-staff for five days. — NPR

1 mark 動,紀念,標記

2 silene 名,沈默

3 half-staff 名,半旗

在美國超過五十萬人死於新冠肺炎

這個星期喬拜登總統要美國人在星期一日落時用片刻的沈默來紀念這五十萬人的死亡。他也要求所有聯邦建築物降半旗五天。

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‘The Sky’s Not Even The Limit’: Cancer Survivor To Become Youngest American In Space

Hayley Arceneaux, 29, became a physician assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital nearly a year ago, almost two decades after beating pediatric cancer there herself. Now, she’s set to reach new heights as the youngest American — and first with a prosthesis — to travel to space. — NPR

連天空都不是限制:癌症倖存者將成為美國最年輕登上太空的人

Hayley Arceneaux,二十九歲,在將近一年前成為一個醫生助理在聖裘德兒童研究醫院,在她在那裡擊敗兒科癌症二十年後。現在她將更進一步的成為最年輕的美國人,而且是第一個有義肢的人登上太空。

1 the sky’s the limit 片,沒有限制

2 survivor 名,倖存者

3 physician 名,內科醫生

4 pediatric 形,兒科的

5 new heights 名,更成功,更進步

6 prosthesis 名,義肢

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Daft Punk, the influential French dance music duo, are splitting up after 28 years — CNN

傻瓜龐克,有影響力的法國電音雙人組在二十八年後解散

1 daft 形,笨的

2 influential 形,有影響力的

3 duo 名,雙人組合

4 split up 片,分手

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A father-to-be from New York state has died after a device he was building for his child’s gender-reveal party exploded, according to police. — BBC 

1 device 名,裝置

2 gender-reveal party 名,揭露孩子性別的派對

3 explode 動,爆炸

根據警方報導,紐約州的一個即將成為爸爸的人在他為了揭露孩子性別的派對所製造的裝置爆炸後死亡。