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John | 1st Oct 2011, 07:34 AM | HKDSE/ALE英文作文用語/句子 | (1620 Reads)
以下七句,是有關打風的,順序串在一起,或可算作一篇短報道。 

1.          Typhoon ABC, the first typhoon signal no. 8 in two years, shut down Hong Kong by bringing the worst flooding in decades1, which killed two people in Sheung Shui, sent four people missing, and forced tens of people to evacuate.

2.          The victims2 was a 72-year-old man and his wife, who were drowned3 in their home when it was flooded by an 8-hour downpour4.

3.          The missing persons were identified to be5 Henry Tang and his friends, who went missing while surfing on the coast6.

4.          During the eight hours when typhoon signal no. 8 was hoisted, schools were closed, and some businesses7 delayed opening.  Ferry services8 were suspended; flights9 were cancelled, delayed or diverted10.  More than 300 travellers / passengers were stranded11 at the airport for about ten hours. 

5.          Devastating12 rain brought about serious road flooding13 and traffic congestion in Mongkok and other old urban areas14, where the drainage systems15 were aging16 and inadequate. 其實,颱風襲港時,人人留在家裡,何來traffic congestion?盡信blog不如無blog!不過,這句可用在他其語境。)

6.          Several window panels17 were blown down from a building in Central.

7.          The typhoon toppled scaffolding18 and trees.  One toppled19 tree hit a private car travelling from Jordan to Tsim Sha Tsui.  Another fell down onto a private residential building in Tai Po and prompted20 the evacuation21 of more than 70 residents.

1 in decades 數十年來
2 victim
遇害者
3 be drowned
被淹死
4 an 8-hour downpour 8
小時的傾盆大雨
5 be identified to be
被證實是;被認出是
6 surfing on the coast
岸邊沖浪
7 businesses
公司;(商業)機構
8 ferry services
渡輪服務
9 flights (飛機)航班
10 divert 改道

11 be stranded
滯留
12 devastating
蹂躪性的;好勁的(指衰野D「勁」)
13 road flooding
路面水浸
14 old urban areas
舊區
15 drainage systems
排水系統
16 ageing
老化
17 window panels
玻璃幕牆的玻璃(牆身/牆版)
18 scaffolding
棚架
19 topple
吹倒;toppled被吹倒的
20 prompt
促使
21 evacuation
撤離

 

 

Olivia Newton John’s grandfather is a Nobel Prize laureate in physics and a dear friend of Albert Einstein.

 

Einstein is so great an intellectual as well as a physicist. I don't know physics, but I greatly admire and am very inspired by the wisdom which shines through his words.

 

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