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Battery risk, Farmer anti-theft solution 纽扣电池的潜在危险,牧场主防盗有术

Episode 160929 / 29 Sep 2016

本集内容

Button batteries risk to children 纽扣电池成为儿童安全的隐患

The farmer who paints sheep 牧场主为防盗将羊群涂为橙色

文字稿

Doctors are warning about the dangers of those small round batteries that you find in watches, toys, greeting cards, and so many other things. The doctors have seen a rise in the number of children who're suffering severe injuries after swallowing them accidentally.

医生提醒人们注意,那种小号、圆形,且常见于手表、玩具、贺卡以及其它诸多物品的电池存在一定危险性。这些医生已经发现,因误吞纽扣电池而受重伤的儿童数量有所增长。

A farmer in northern England has come up with a novel way to stop thieves stealing his sheep. Pip Simpson has decided to spray paint his entire flock bright orange. It's after 300 of his sheep were stolen over the past four years.

一位英格兰北部的牧场主想出了一种用来防止盗贼偷走其羊群的新奇方法:皮普·辛普森决定用喷雾式颜料将他的整个羊群都染成亮橙色。在此前的四年间,他总共有300只羊被人偷走。

词汇

injuries
(肉体的)伤害

novel
新奇的

练习

请从以下词汇中选择适当的答案来完成句子。注意:你可能需要改变单词的时态来完成句子。

injuries / novel

1. Samantha was involved in a car accident. Fortunately, her __________ were not serious.

2. My son-in-law is always finding __________ ways to make money but his inventions never work!

答案

1. Samantha was involved in a car accident. Fortunately, her injuries were not serious.

2. My son-in-law is always finding novel ways to make money but his inventions never work!

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