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Súng làm từ máy in 3 chiều

Từ vựng - Vocabulary

fully functional (working normally and completely): làm việc, có đầy đủ các chức năng

firearm (a gun that can be carried easily): vũ khí

anti-gun campaigners (people who take part in organised activities against the use of guns): những người vận động chống dùng súng

law enforcement agencies (government organisations who make sure laws are obeyed): Các cơ quan thực thi pháp luật

hailed as (called): được ca ngợi là, được gọi là

Bài khóa - Transcript

A fully functional gun made with a 3D printer.

The controversial group who designed the firearm want to make it available online.

Anti-gun campaigners have criticised the project; while law enforcement agencies are monitoring developments.

3D printing has been hailed as the future of manufacturing, and works by building up layer upon layer of material to make solid objects.

Bản dịch - Translation

Một khẩu súng với đầy đủ mọi chức năng được làm từ một chiếc máy in 3 chiều (3D).

Một nhóm những người gây nhiều tranh cãi thiết kế ra vũ khí này muốn người ta có thể có được súng này qua mạng.

Những người vận động chống sử dụng súng đã chỉ trích dự án này, trong khi các cơ quan thực thi pháp luật đang theo dõi các diễn tiến.

Máy in 3D được ca ngợi là tương lai của ngành sản xuất, và nó hoạt động bằng cách tạo ra từng lớp vật chất chồng lên nhau để làm ra các vật thể đặc.

Bài tập - Exercise

Hãy dùng các từ và cụm từ dưới đây ở dạng thích hợp để hoàn thành những câu sau:

fully functional / firearm/ anti-gun campaigners/ law enforcement agencies / hailed as

1. Meanwhile, US __________ are facing questions at home over whether they could have done more to prevent the 15 April attacks, and whether the FBI failed to act on Russian concerns that Tamerlan Tsarnaev was becoming radicalised.

2. "Our systems are now __________, leaving just a few final updates to be completed. We are giving priority to fixing these remaining items as quickly as possible."

3. An __________ has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm after police pulled what looked like a weapon from the River Mersey.

4. Athens stepped into the global spotlight when the Olympic Games returned home in 2004. The games were _______ a success, despite widely publicised fears that the infrastructure would not be complete in time.

5. Death by ________ was still the most common method of suicide among middle-age Americans, representing 48% of such recorded incidents in 2010.

Giải đáp - Answers

1. Meanwhile, US law enforcement agencies are facing questions at home over whether they could have done more to prevent the 15 April attacks, and whether the FBI failed to act on Russian concerns that Tamerlan Tsarnaev was becoming radicalised.

Source: Boston Marathon bombing: US officials in Dagestan

2. "Our systems are now fully functional, leaving just a few final updates to be completed. We are giving priority to fixing these remaining items as quickly as possible."

Source: RBS dealing with IT failure cases

3. An anti-gun campaigner has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm after police pulled what looked like a weapon from the River Mersey.

Source: Man charged after imitation firearm found in Mersey

4. Athens stepped into the global spotlight when the Olympic Games returned home in 2004. The games were hailed as a success, despite widely publicised fears that the infrastructure would not be complete in time.

Source: Greece country profile

5. Death by firearm was still the most common method of suicide among middle-age Americans, representing 48% of such recorded incidents in 2010.

Source: Suicides soar among US middle-aged people