新聞美語即時通 appalling 令人震驚的,駭人聽聞的

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今天我們要學的詞是 appalling. Appalling is spelled A-P-P-A-L-L-I-N-G, appalling.

appalling 的意思是令人震驚的,駭人聽聞的。 It was appalling that the viewership for Sunday night’s 2020 Oscar ceremony collapsed by 20% to hit an all-time low of 23.6 million. 觀看星期天晚上播出的2020年奧斯卡頒獎典禮的人數暴跌兩成,降至有史以來最低的2,360萬,令人驚異。

Republican Senator Mitt Romney was the only lawmaker who broke with his party and voted to convict President Trump for what he called being “guilty of an appalling abuse of public trust” as the Senate acquitted Trump on impeachment charges. 共和黨參議員羅姆尼是唯一與自己的黨派決裂、投票同意特朗普總統犯下他所稱的 “令人震驚的濫用公信罪”的議員,而參議院則宣佈受到彈劾指控的特朗普無罪。

好的,我們今天學習的詞是 appalling, appalling, appalling ....(新聞美語即時通是由美國之音和中廣新聞網聯合製播,節目內容歡迎到中廣新聞網youtube收看收聽)