新聞美語即時通 unravel 拆解

今天我們要學的詞是 unravel. unravel is spelled U-N-R-A-V-E-L, unravel.

Unravel 的原意是拆解(線團等),引申出來是指揭開謎團,弄清事實。 也有計劃、成就被破壞的意思。The whistleblower's complaint on the Trump-Ukraine phone call that has all but unraveled, sparked the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. 舉報人對特朗普總統與烏克蘭總統電話通話的指控幾乎還沒有搞清楚,就引發了眾議院民主黨人的彈劾問詢。

The office-sharing startup WeWork had been counting on an initial public offering and a contingent $6 billion loan to meet its cash needs, but that plan unraveled amid questions about its future profitability. 共享辦公室的初創公司WeWork一直希望通過首次公開募股和一筆60億美元的應急貸款來滿足其現金需求,但由於其未來盈利能力受到質疑,這一計劃落了空。

好的,我們今天學習的詞是 unravel, unravel, unravel ...#3436(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)

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