雙語美文:打破千篇一律,也能成就人生
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(單詞翻譯:雙擊或拖選)
On a bench in Regen ’s Park, London, on October 7, 1970, a young man studying for MBA degree at London Business School met an Irish1 girl who first arrived in London.
1970年的10月7日,在倫敦攝政公園的一個長椅上,一位在倫敦商學院讀MBA的小伙子,遇見了一位初到倫敦的愛爾蘭姑娘。
 
The young man was about to graduate from the business school and become a nine-to-fiver.
男生馬上要從商學院畢業,眼看著就要過上“朝九晚五”的生活了。
 
As a matter of fact, he was going to become an engineer at Chrysler Corporation2.
事實上,他正要去汽車公司克萊斯勒做一名工程師。
 
However, his life trajectory3 was about to change because of the girl in front of him.
然而,他的這個人生軌跡即將因為眼前的這個女孩而改變。
 
The two of them fell in love at first sight and married a year later.
他們兩人一見鐘情,并在一年后結婚了。
 
Normally4, they would probably each get a stable5 job and live a middle-class life day in and day out.
按照正常的生活軌跡,他們大概會各自找一份安定的工作,然后過著每天千篇一律的中產階級生活。
 
But they think they want more freedom in their life.
但他們覺得,自己還沒過夠自由自在的生活。
 
As a result, the young couple bought a small car a year later and started an overland journey through Europe and Asia.
于是,這對小夫妻在一年后買了一輛小破車,開始了一場橫跨歐亞大陸的旅行。
 
Eventually, they crossed the whole Oceania6 and arrived in Australia.
最終,他們穿過大洋洲,來到了澳大利亞;
 
Here they met with many other people who want to travel on their own, all of whom are eager to know the details of their travels.
在這里,他們碰到了其他很多也想自助旅行的人,這些人都很急切地想知道他們旅行的各種細節。
 
So the couple published a book to share their travel experiences.
于是,這對小夫妻出版了一本書,來專門講述自己的旅游經歷。
 
In the end, they opened a company that popularized all kinds of travel knowledge and experience and thus became the richest backpackers in the world.
最終,他們開了一家公司,普及各種旅游知識、分享各種旅游經驗,并因此成為了世界上最富有的背包客。
 
The young man is called Tony Wheeler, and the Irish girl is Mauren Wheeler.
這個男生,叫做托尼·惠勒,這個愛爾蘭姑娘,叫做莫琳·惠勒。
 
That is how Lonely Planet7 was born.
孤獨星球這家公司,就此誕生。


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1 Irish VzgzG     
n.愛爾蘭語;愛爾蘭人;adj.愛爾蘭(人)的
參考例句:
  • He is from the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea.他來自愛爾蘭海的馬恩島。
  • The two volumes of collected Irish Stories are printed.兩卷本的《愛爾蘭故事集》已經印好了。
2 corporation Vozzl     
n.公司,企業&n.社團,團體
參考例句:
  • The company has gone into partnership with Swiss Bank Corporation. 這家公司已經和瑞士銀行公司建立合作關系。
  • The inflation did the corporation up. 通貨膨脹使這個公司破產了。
3 trajectory fJ1z1     
n.彈道,軌道
參考例句:
  • It is not difficult to sketch the subsequent trajectory.很容易描繪出它們最終的軌跡。
  • The path followed by a projectile is called its trajectory.拋物體所循的路徑稱為它的軌道。
4 normally ln8zVb     
adv.正常地,通常地
參考例句:
  • I normally do all my shopping on Saturdays.我通常在星期六買東西。
  • My pulse beats normally.我脈搏正常。
5 stable 8uYwz     
adj.穩定的;穩固的
參考例句:
  • I'm glad she has become such a stable character.我很高興她變得如此沉穩。
  • This chair isn't very stable.這把椅子不大穩固。
6 Oceania imKzui     
n.大洋洲
參考例句:
  • Oceania is mainly made up of Australia and New Zealand.大洋洲主要是由澳大利亞和新西蘭組成的。
  • Oceania is the smallest continent.大洋洲是最小的洲。
7 planet A26z1     
n.行星
參考例句:
  • Neptune is the furthest planet from the sun. 海王星是離太陽最遠的行星。
  • Rubbish, however, is only part of the problem of polluting our planet. 然而, 垃圾只是我們這個星球的污染問題的一個方面。
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