新聞美語即時通 bounty 懸賞的賞金

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今天我們要學的詞是 bounty. Bounty is spelled B-O-U-N-T-Y, bounty.

bounty 的意思是指懸賞的賞金。 Congressional Democrats continued to push for answers on media reports that Russia offered bounties to Taliban fighters for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan, which the top US general in the region said “wasn’t proved”. 美國國會民主黨人繼續追究媒體所報導的俄羅斯向塔利班武裝分子懸賞殺害駐阿富汗美軍人員一事。但美軍駐中東地區最高將領表示這一傳聞 “沒有證實” 。

To minimize the crop damage from the second wave of a locust invasion, authorities in Nepal have been considering raising the bounty for every kilogram of locusts collected by locals in hopes of engaging them in a locust control drive. 為了最大程度地減少蝗蟲第二波侵襲造成的農作物損失,尼泊爾當局一直在考慮提高捕捉一公斤蝗蟲的賞金,以期當地民眾參與蝗蟲防治。

好的,我們今天學習的詞是 bounty, bounty, bounty ...

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