新聞美語即時通 upend 上下顛倒,掀翻

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今天我們要學的詞是upend. upend is spelled U-P-E-N-D, upend.

upend 的意思是上下顛倒,掀翻。 Opposition politicians in Africa face tough challenges as they struggle to upend decades of rule by the parties that originally brought liberation from colonialism. 非洲的反對派政治人士面臨著艱鉅的挑戰,他們在努力推倒最初將非洲從殖民統治中解放出來的政黨數十年的統治。

The Trump administration has proposed to require hospitals and insurers to disclose their secret negotiated rates. It could upend commercial health-care markets which are rife with hidden charges and secret discounts. 特朗普政府提議要求醫院和保險公司披露其保密的議定價格。這可能會徹底顛覆充斥著隱性收費和秘密摺扣的商業醫療市場。

好的,我們今天學習的詞是upend, upend, upend ....#3496(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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