contempt 藐視,不尊敬 (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)

今天我們要學的詞是 contempt. Contempt is spelled c-o-n-t-e-m-p-t, contempt.

contempt 的意思是藐視,不尊敬,常見用法是in contempt of。 House Democrats are threatening to hold key Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over information or to testify about their actions. 眾議院民主黨人威脅說,將對不提供信息或為其行為作證的特朗普政府重要官員控以藐視國會罪名。

In 2012, the Republican-led House of Representatives held then Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for failing to turn over documents related to a gun-trafficking scandal. 2012年,共和黨人領導的眾議院判定當時的司法部長霍爾德蔑視國會,原因是他沒有提交與一個槍支走私醜聞相關的文件。

好的,我們今天學習的詞是 contempt, contempt, contempt …