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一分钟英语:The Whole Nine Yards
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一分钟英语:The Whole Nine Yards

English in a Minute – The Whole Nine Yards 应有尽有

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A yard is a unit of measurement, almost the same as a meter.

“码”是一种计量单位,和“米”差不多。

But what does "the whole nine yards" mean?

但是“the whole nine yards”是什么意思呢?

Dan, I'm going camping this weekend.

丹,我这周末要去露营。

Me too! What features does your camp site have?

我也是!你的营地有什么特色?

Features?

特色?

Yeah! My camp site has the whole nine yards: a hot tub, swimming pool and a pizza oven.

是啊!我的营地可以说应有尽有:一个热水浴缸,一个游泳池,还有一个披萨烤箱。

Well, mine has some ground for a tent. And dirt. So much dirt.

好吧,我的营地是有些可以搭帐篷的地方。还有尘土。非常多的尘土。

"The whole nine yards" is another way of saying "everything".

“The whole nine yards”是“everything”的另一种说法。

It can also mean doing everything you can get something done.

这个短语也可以指尽你所能完成某件事。

And that's English in a Minute.

以上就是本期的《一分钟英语》。

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