周晓彤-准确性练习-8

准确性练习

1.Clintonhas strongly defended those practices and blamed excesses on the money-gobblingU.S. political system, which he says is “out of whack”.

克林顿坚决维护那些措施,并将过于放纵的行为归咎于耗费资金的美国政治制度,他称这种制度是不正常的。

2.标题Clinton Shows Weakness Among

His Own Generation

克林顿向他的同辈人示弱

3.So far, 51 trade complaints have been lodged with WTO. That’s almost one-third thenumber of disputes handled by the WTO’s predecessor, The General Agreement onTariff and Trade in its half century of existence.

截至目前为止,世界贸易组织已经收到了51份贸易投诉。这几乎到了自关贸总协定成立的半个世纪以来,世贸组织所处理过的纠纷数量的1/3。

4.At the other extreme will be specialists that survive by doing one thing eithervery cheaply or exceptionally well.

By offering lowerprices or better services, specialists will discipline the financialsupermarkets.

另一种极端是专家们靠从事一种极其低廉或是极其杰出的事务生存。

通过提供更低的价格或更好的服务,专家们将使金融市场重回正轨。

5.West Germany ‘s Volkswagen and other manufacturers are well entrenched and have beenable to get protective barriers against possible Japanese competition.

西德的大众汽车及其他制造商牢牢巩固地位,已经为日本品牌的竞争威胁做好了充分准备。

6.TheGen. Eric Shinseke is depicted as a by-the-book and overly cautious officerduring his tour in Bosnia.

在波斯尼亚任职期间,埃里克·辛塞克被描述成一个循规蹈矩、过于谨慎的官员。

Tour:period of duty任期

7.The primary currency of the SALT negotiations became limit on the number of launchers,not limits on missiles or their characteristics.

战略武器限制谈判的主要议题(?)已经变成了限制了发射装置的数量,而非限制导弹及其特性。

SALT:Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

8.Alliedjets were able to destroy “few, if any, mobile launchers” of scud missilesfired by Iraq at Saudi Arabia and Israel during the conflict.

在海湾战争中,盟军飞机几乎没有摧毁一个伊拉克向沙特阿拉伯和以色列发射的飞毛腿导弹的移动发射装置。

太长太拗口但不知道怎么改 查了一下应该是海湾战争

9.Themost savvy companies realize that it will help them to discover new customers,writing more revenue out of existing ones, and lower financing costs.

最精明的公司明白,这会帮助他们发掘新客户,提高从老客户中获得的收入,并降低融资成本。

10.So big is the capital-spending boom that Japanese Companies’ outlays in Japan topped American Companies domestic outlay by $521.4 billion to $494.8 billion in the months ended March13 even through Japan total output of goods and services is less than two-thirdAmerica’s.

由于资本支出过快增长,在3月13日为止的几个月内,日本公司的国内支出已超过美国公司国内支出的4948亿美元,达到了5214亿美元。尽管日本的商品与服务出口总量还不到美国的2/3。

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