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美联社新闻一分钟 2006-12-08

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1. With war ally and British Prime Minister Tony Blair at his side, President Bush admitted "it's bad in Iraq." But the president says he doesn't believe the Iraq Study Group expects him to act on every one of its recommendations released yesterday.

2. According to health officials, the scallion suspected in the E. coli outbreak linked to Taco Bell came from a southern California grower. With the source of the outbreak now apparently1 identified, one confirmed lawsuit2 is pending3.

3. The former Russian spy who died from radiation poisoning was laid to rest this afternoon in London. Alexander Litvinenko's death is being investigated by Russian and British authorities.

4. Remembering the day that we'll live in infamy4. In Hawaii where aging survivors5 of the Pearl Harbor attack laid wreaths in the water, the memorial honored the lives lost in the surprise attack that thrust the United States into World War II.

WORDS IN THE NEWS

1. scallion: n-count
A scallion is a small onion with long green leaves. (AM; in BRIT use spring onion)

2. pending: adj.
If something such as a legal procedure is pending, it is waiting to be dealt with or settled. (FORMAL)

3. infamy: n-uncount
Infamy is the state of being infamous6. (FORMAL)
=notoriety


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1 apparently tMmyQ     
adv.显然地;表面上,似乎
参考例句:
  • An apparently blind alley leads suddenly into an open space.山穷水尽,豁然开朗。
  • He was apparently much surprised at the news.他对那个消息显然感到十分惊异。
2 lawsuit A14xy     
n.诉讼,控诉
参考例句:
  • They threatened him with a lawsuit.他们以诉讼威逼他。
  • He was perpetually involving himself in this long lawsuit.他使自己无休止地卷入这场长时间的诉讼。
3 pending uMFxw     
prep.直到,等待…期间;adj.待定的;迫近的
参考例句:
  • The lawsuit is still pending in the state court.这案子仍在州法庭等待定夺。
  • He knew my examination was pending.他知道我就要考试了。
4 infamy j71x2     
n.声名狼藉,出丑,恶行
参考例句:
  • They may grant you power,honour,and riches but afflict you with servitude,infamy,and poverty.他们可以给你权力、荣誉和财富,但却用奴役、耻辱和贫穷来折磨你。
  • Traitors are held in infamy.叛徒为人所不齿。
5 survivors 02ddbdca4c6dba0b46d9d823ed2b4b62     
幸存者,残存者,生还者( survivor的名词复数 )
参考例句:
  • The survivors were adrift in a lifeboat for six days. 幸存者在救生艇上漂流了六天。
  • survivors clinging to a raft 紧紧抓住救生筏的幸存者
6 infamous K7ax3     
adj.声名狼藉的,臭名昭著的,邪恶的
参考例句:
  • He was infamous for his anti-feminist attitudes.他因反对女性主义而声名狼藉。
  • I was shocked by her infamous behaviour.她的无耻行径令我震惊。
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