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小故事背诵达人第28篇:Lynne Cox
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  • Unit 6 Lynne Cox 第6单元 琳·考克斯

    Lynne Cox has shattered world swimming records, out swam men and women alike, 琳·考克斯打破过许多世界游泳记录,不管是男子或女子记录,

    and swam distances never swam before. 而她所游的距离更是前所未有的。

    At the young age of fifteen, she broke the men's and women's records for her 33-mile swim across the English Channel. 她在十五岁时,游过三十三英里远的英吉利海峡,同时打破男子与女子记录;

    At seventeen, she broke the men's record for swimming the Catalina Channel. 十七岁那年,她打破卡塔利那海峡的男子游泳记录。

    Her accomplishments1 hold a special place in hearts around the world. 她的成就在世界上占有一席之地。

    In 1987, she swam the Bering Straight. It is the channel that creates the border between Alaska and Siberia. 一九八七年,她挑战白令海峡,这是形成阿拉斯加与西伯利亚国境的海峡,

    Her swim opened the US-Soviet border for the first time in 48 years。 她的创举开启了美国与苏联四十八年来的互通。

    About three months after her swim across the Bering Straight, 在她游过白令海峡三个月后,

    Ronald Regan and Mickael Gorbachov met to sign the INF missile treaty。 里根和戈尔巴乔夫碰面,签署了中程核导弹条约。

    At the signing Gorbachov said, 在签署时,戈尔巴乔夫说,

    “It took a daring American by the name of Lynne Cox just two hours to swim between our countries. “一位勇敢的美国女性琳·考克斯只花两小时,就从她的国家游到我们的国家,

    It shows me just how close our two countries are and the relationship between us is changing。” 让我知道我们两国有多近,而且两国的关系正在改变。”

    Her ability to beat treacherous2 waters,withstand freezing temperatures, 她能打败诡谲多变的海水、忍受冰冷的温度,

    and push her body to such extreme limits inspires people on so many levels. 并将体能推到极限,鼓舞了许多层级的人,

    It even can bring countries together! 甚至让两个国家重修旧好!

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    1 accomplishments [ə'kʌmplɪʃmənts] 1c15077db46e4d6425b6f78720939d54   第8级
    n.造诣;完成( accomplishment的名词复数 );技能;成绩;成就
    参考例句:
    • It was one of the President's greatest accomplishments. 那是总统最伟大的成就之一。
    • Among her accomplishments were sewing,cooking,playing the piano and dancing. 她的才能包括缝纫、烹调、弹钢琴和跳舞。 来自《现代英汉综合大词典》
    2 treacherous [ˈtretʃərəs] eg7y5   第9级
    adj.不可靠的,有暗藏的危险的;adj.背叛的,背信弃义的
    参考例句:
    • The surface water made the road treacherous for drivers. 路面的积水对驾车者构成危险。
    • The frozen snow was treacherous to walk on. 在冻雪上行走有潜在危险。

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