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一分钟英语:Doozy

English in a Minute – Doozy 非常特别的,不同寻常的(通常指不好的事物)

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A "daisy" is a kind of flower.

雏菊是一种花。

But what do you think a "doozy" is?

那你觉得“doozy”又是什么意思呢?

Wow, Dan. That is a big book!

哇,丹。那本书很大啊!

It's called War and Peace. I'm reading it for my book club. It's over 1,000 pages.

书名是《战争与和平》。我是为我的读书俱乐部读的。它有1000多页。

Wow, that is a doozy of a read! Does it at least have pictures?

哇,那读起来应该很有难度吧!至少会有插图吧?

Not one! And carrying it around is starting to hurt my back.

一张也没有!背着它走路已经让我的背开始疼了。

A "doozy" means something that is extraordinary and unusual.

“doozy”指的是特别的、不寻常的东西。

It can also mean difficult to deal with.

它也可以表示很难处理的东西。

The word comes from "daisy".

这个词来自“daisy”。

In the past, "daisy" describes something unusually good.

在过去,“daisy”是用来形容特别好的东西。

But today, doozy has a much different meaning.

但是今天,“doozy”有了一个完全不同的含义。

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