托福英語 學英語,練聽力,上聽力課堂! 注冊 登錄
> 托福 > 托福聽力教程 > 胡敏讀故事記托福詞匯 >  第236課

胡敏讀故事記托福詞匯 第236期:Former football glory 橄欖賽場的昔日榮耀

所屬教程:胡敏讀故事記托福詞匯

瀏覽:

qinting

2018年10月10日

手機版
掃描二維碼方便學習和分享
https://online2.tingclass.net/lesson/shi0529/0009/9492/236.mp3
http://image.tingclass.net/statics/js/2012

胡敏讀故事記托福詞匯 第236期:Former football glory 橄欖賽場的昔日榮耀

For one season in the national football league, I was in the zone.

全國橄欖球聯盟有一個賽季,我打聯防區域。

It's not one of those things that you can explain.

事情說來奇怪。

That one year as a running back with the Miami dolphins,

那一年,作為邁阿密海豚隊的持球跑動進攻手,

I was zig zagging past defenders almost effortlessly.

我可以幾乎不費氣力地蜿蜒繞過防守人員。

I had zest and pizzazz. I had a right sense of humour, that the press just loved.

我充滿熱情和活力。我具備新聞界所喜歡的冷嘲式幽默感。

Then after that season, it was like I couldn't play anymore.

那個賽季之后,似乎我再也不會打了,

I don't know what happened. I knew I wasn't my usual zealous self.

我不清楚怎么回事。我知道自己不是以往生龍活虎的自己了。

The zeal I had previously possessed for football was gone. I didn't hate it.

我以往對橄欖球所具有的熱情一去不復返。我并不討厭橄欖球,

I just wasn't in love with the game anymore.

只是不再喜愛。

The zenith of my career came and went like a lightning bolt.

我事業頂峰來去迅如閃電。

At one time just the mention of football produced a smile on my face, later the best I could do was yawn.

曾經,一提起橄欖球,我臉上就會浮現笑容。后來,我至多打個呵欠。

After two more years in the NFL, in which I yielded no memorable performances at all.

在全國橄欖球聯盟又呆了兩年之后,我沒有做出突出表現,

I quit and went back home. I suppose I could have rung my hands and cried,

于是退出,回到家中。我覺得自己本來可以扼腕大哭一場,

letting out a big yelp of depression, but that wouldn't have helped anything.

發出沮喪的高叫,但這樣做于事無補。

I was lucky and that I had made some good money during the three years that I had spent as a professional athlete.

幸運的是,我在三年的職業運動員期間,賺了為數可觀的一筆錢。

I wasn't stupid like some guys. They spent all the money even before it arrives.

我不像有些人那樣愚蠢,甚至錢還沒來,他們就先花個一千二凈。

I wasn't going to do that. I had my mother to take care of.

我不會那樣做。我要照顧母親。

She took care of me when I was young by stringing together bits of yarn to make mittens for children.

小的時候母親用紗線一點點地編織孩子用的連指手套,悉心照料我。

She looked after me dearly and always encouraged my football career.

她對我關懷備至,總是鼓勵我的橄欖球事業。

She was the yolk at the centre of our family's egg.

她是整個家庭的核心。

It was now time for me to take care of her and her old age.

現在她年老了,是我照顧她的時候了。

I bought her a nice house in a rural area, by some beautiful mountains. She loves it and so do I.

我為她在鄉下依山傍水的地方買下一處漂亮的房子。她很喜歡,我也一樣。

We live a simple life. It's a long way from the fame of glory from the NFL. But I will take it.

我們過著平常的生活,遠離全國橄欖球聯盟的名聲和榮耀,但我可以接受。

Sure, sometimes I yearn for my glory days on the grid iron. But I know that will never be again.

當然,有時我也懷念球場的輝煌。但我知道一切已成過去。

I can be happy that I at least made a wrinkle, however small in the world of professional sports.

我感到慶幸的是,在職業運動領域我多少有所創新。

I will always be mentioned in the history books and that's good enough for me.

我將被永遠載入史冊,這就讓我知足了。

 

重點詞匯

luxury['l?k??ri]

n. 奢侈,豪華,奢侈品

disposition[.disp?'zi??n]

n. 性情,傾向,安排,處置,控制
[計算機]

residence['rezid?ns]

n. 住處,住宅,居住

complain[k?m'plein]

vi. 抱怨,悲嘆,控訴

intact[in'tækt]

adj. 完好無缺的,原封不動的,未經觸碰的

understand[.?nd?'stænd]

vt. 理解,懂,聽說,獲悉,將 ... 理解為,認為<

wistful['wistf?l]

adj. 渴望的,憂思的

extravagant[iks'træv?g?nt]

adj. 奢侈的,浪費的,過度的,大量的

fortune['f?:t??n]

n. 財產,命運,運氣

wool[wul]

n. 羊毛,毛線,毛織品

內容來自 聽力課堂網:http://www.didecide.cn/show-9492-417603-1.html
用手機學英語,請加聽力課堂微信公眾號:tingclass123
用戶搜索

瘋狂英語 英語語法 新概念英語 走遍美國 四級聽力 英語音標 英語入門 發音 美語 四級 新東方 七年級 賴世雄 zero是什么意思

  • 微信公眾號:每日托福
  • [微信掃碼,即可關注]
  • 關注有驚喜,經典托福資料免費送! 每天的精彩內容,不容錯過。
  • 頻道推薦
  • |
  • 全站推薦
  • 廣播聽力
  • |
  • 推薦下載
  • 網站推薦
手机登录菠菜皇冠 内丘县| 青川县| 贡山| 江华| 枣强县| 北海市| 连州市| 昌平区| 广安市| 上高县| 昭觉县| 贞丰县| 永定县| 元谋县| 四子王旗| 涿州市| 高密市| 天门市| 北流市| 舒城县| 雷州市| 右玉县| 镶黄旗| 祁门县| 西吉县| 外汇| 崇文区| 静乐县| 吕梁市| 崇仁县| 崇州市| 远安县| 九龙城区| 台江县| 古丈县| 通海县| 隆尧县| 竹北市| 长治市| 佛学| 石棉县| 廊坊市| 金沙县| 乡宁县| 滦南县| 蚌埠市| 中江县| 铜陵市| 璧山县| 康平县| 分宜县| 安国市| 深水埗区| 鹰潭市| 贺州市| 东海县| 文安县| 商都县| 古丈县| 苍山县| 丹寨县| 高淳县| 濮阳市| 富民县| 汝阳县| 普定县| 开封市| 遂川县| 增城市| 印江| 巴马| 老河口市| 宝丰县| 青海省| 海兴县| 历史| 河北区| 余庆县| 正阳县| 太仆寺旗| 满城县| 台东市| 木兰县| 永济市| 宜春市| 东莞市| 娄底市| 淳化县| 南岸区| 灵石县| 江孜县| 礼泉县| 宜城市| 石泉县| 确山县| 广东省| 集贤县| 大荔县| 鹿泉市| 南华县| 府谷县| 肇庆市| 水城县| 云和县| 柳江县| 龙南县| 嵊泗县| 建始县| 仁布县| 孙吴县| 屯昌县| 三明市| 澄迈县| 丘北县| 扶绥县| 广宁县| 绵竹市| 四川省| 砀山县| 永年县| 海原县| 海口市| 沿河| 浙江省| 莒南县| 建瓯市| 长寿区| 凤翔县| 铜川市| 江川县| 开远市| 柘荣县| 辉县市| 南溪县| 钟祥市| 大同县| 定州市|