2012年 1月 11日, 星期三 - 格林尼治标准时间12:36

Leap of Faith 蹦极跳

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Over a hundred metres above the Zambezi River.

With just a cord tied around her feet, an Australian adrenaline junkie launches herself into the void.

But Erin Langworthy's bungee jump became a nightmare when the line broke.

She got through the ordeal in one piece – here describing how she managed to swim to the river bank.

Erin suffered only cuts and bruises and thinks it's a miracle to be alive.



中文文字稿

这是赞比西河上空一百多米的高处。

这位喜欢冒险的澳大利亚女子仅靠脚踝系的一根弹簧绳索就飞身跳下 ...

不过哪知 Erin Langworthy 的绳索断裂,蹦极成噩梦。

不过她幸运脱险并设法游到了河的岸边。

Erin 受了一些轻伤,她觉得能够幸免于难实属奇迹。



词汇

adrenaline junkie: 对冒险活动上瘾的人

into the void: (跳入)空中

a nightmare: 噩梦

in one piece: 安然无恙

cuts and bruises: 擦破了一点点皮

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adrenaline junkie / into the void / a nightmare / in one piece / cuts and bruises

1.
"The ______________ that I have is the memories of when I lived under the Taliban," she said. "That's what we went through and that's what might come back."

2.
She describes herself as an __________________ having already tried skydiving and body boarding down sand dunes.

3.
The victim suffered __________________ in the attack.

4.
"Four months ago I was in a very critical situation," Mr Chavez said. "Thanks be to God, four months have passed and here I am, all ________________ and on my feet." Mr Chavez, who has been in power since 1999, has said his illness will not stop him from standing for re-election next year.

5.
Greece is "on the brink of the abyss", President Karolos Papoulias has warned, after three people died during protests over planned austerity measures. "We are all responsible so that it does not take the step ______________," the president said in a statement. It followed a day of violence during which protesters set fire to a bank, killing three employees.



答案

1.
"The nightmare that I have is the memories of when I lived under the Taliban," she said. "That's what we went through and that's what might come back."


2.
She describes herself as an "adrenaline junkie" having already tried skydiving and body boarding down sand dunes.


3.
The victim suffered cuts and bruises in the attack.


4.
"Four months ago I was in a very critical situation," Mr Chavez said. "Thanks be to God, four months have passed and here I am, all in one piece and on my feet." Mr Chavez, who has been in power since 1999, has said his illness will not stop him from standing for re-election next year.


5.
Greece is "on the brink of the abyss", President Karolos Papoulias has warned, after three people died during protests over planned austerity measures. "We are all responsible so that it does not take the step into the void," the president said in a statement. It followed a day of violence during which protesters set fire to a bank, killing three employees.

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