英語快譯通-各縣市政策不一致

英語快譯通-各縣市政策不一致
【公告訊息】各縣市政策不一致

The municipality was criticized as being out of ______ with the rest of the nation for not allowing Sunday shopping.

(A) control

(B) sight

(C) step

(D) way

解析:

正解為(C)。題意為「由於市政當局與國內其它地方的政策步調不一致,而遭受批評,它禁止商家在週日開店營業。」(A)控制,(B)視線,(D)方法。out of step with…「與…步調不一致」符合句意,故(C)是正答。

municipality n. 市政當局

criticize v. 批評

allow v. 允許

0303 英語快譯通

【文書作業】不符申請資格

Why don’t you apply for a scholarship next year?

(A) I don’t think I can afford it.

(B) I don’t think I’d qualify for one.

(C) I think they recruited enough athletes.

解析:

正解為(B)。題目問「你何不明年申請獎學金?」選項(B)的回應「我想我大概不夠資格。」與句意最相符,故為正解。選項(A)「我想我負擔不起。」和(C)「我想他們招收到足夠的選手。」皆不符題意。

0302 英語快譯通

【日常生活】兩次要用twice還是two-time?

It was so hot that day that Anthony took _____ before he went to bed.

(A) a shower twice

(B) a two-time shower

(C) showers twice

(D) two showers

解析:

正解為(D)。題意為「那一天實在太熱了,所以Anthony先生在就寢之前洗了兩次澡。」(A)一個澡洗兩次,(B)洗兩次的一個澡,(C)兩次很多澡。take a shower是「淋浴」之意,shower是可數名詞。two showers「兩次澡」符合句意,故(D)是正答。

0301 英語快譯通

【日常生活】新的不如舊的好

Did you buy a new pair of speakers?

(A) Yes, and they’re good for jogging long distances.

(B) Yes, but the sound isn’t as clear as these old ones.

(C) Yes, but they don’t taste as good as these pears.

解析:

正解為(B)。題目問「你買了一組新的音箱嗎?」選項(B)的回應「是的,但此聲音不如舊的清晰。」與句意最相符,故為正解。選項(A)「是的,用來作長距離慢跑很好。」和(C)「是的,但是不如這些梨子好吃。」皆不符題意。

0228 英語快譯通

【零售購物】吃零食容易上癮

Parents don’t want to buy their children “BBQ Crisps” because the snack is too _____.

(A) abstractive

(B) addictive

(C) additional

(D) additive

解析:

正解為(B)。題意為「父母親不願意買〝烤肉口味的洋芋片〞給他們的小孩,因為零食太容易上癮。」(A)抽象的,(C)額外的,(D)添加的。addictive「使人成癮的」符合句意,故(B)是正答。

crisp n. 炸馬鈴薯片

原文:https://money.udn.com/money/story/5601/6125207