新聞美語即時通 calamity 災難,危難

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今天我們要學的詞是 calamity. Calamity is spelled C-A-L-A-M-I-T-Y, calamity. calamity 的意思是災難,危難。

Almost all American presidents have faced a crisis while in office, whether it’s a political scandal, natural disaster, economic calamity or terrorism. But not all have the misfortune of having to deal with epidemics and pandemics. 幾乎所有美國總統都曾經在任內經歷危機,無論是政治醜聞、自然災害、經濟災難還是恐怖主義。但並非所有人不得不應對區域和全球疾病大流行的不幸遭遇。

New Yorkers are fighting the coronavirus in any way they can and trying to stay strong in the face of calamity as they did in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. 紐約人正竭盡全力與新冠病毒作鬥爭,並努力堅強面對這場災難,就像2001年9月11日發生恐怖襲擊之後一樣。

好的,我們今天學習的詞是 calamity, calamity, calamity ....(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)