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12月 23rd, 2018

【原创】志萍版摩登家庭英语笔记 05×20: Australia – Part2

摩登家庭笔记, by 李志萍.

Phil: I just feel bad that Claire and Jay are missing such a beautiful day in this gorgeous country,
which is also a 
continent [ˈkɑːntɪnənt]: one of the large land masses of the earth such as Europe, Asia or Africa 大陆;洲

Gloria: You have a lot of facts.

Phil: Uh-huh.

Gloria: I think this spiritual journey of yours is a wonderful thing. I think it's gonna make you feel
closer to your mother.
spiritual [ˈspɪrɪtʃuəl]: connected with the human spirit, rather than the body or physical things 精神的;心灵的;

Phil: I hope so. I miss her. It's the biggest reason I came here… to connect. Is that weird?

Gloria: Not at all. I talk to my late grandmother all the time. She would have loved this place. I
wonder if she's here with me now. No, she doesn't like to fly.

Phil: Isn't it wild that my Mom and Dad made footprints in this very sa… aah!
wild: very good, enjoyable or exciting 狂热的;兴奋的

Gloria: What?!

Phil: Aah! Something bit me!

Gloria: Aah! [Screaming] Jellyfish[Screaming] 
jellyfish [ˈdʒelifɪʃ]: a sea creature with a body like jelly and long thin parts called tentacles that can give a sharp
sting 水母;海蜇


Manny: What is this? Not one topless woman.

Luke: Calm down. You're gonna spook the boobs.
spook [spuk]: If people are spooked, something has scared them or made them nervous. 使…吓坏;使…紧张

Manny: Uh, wait… 2:00.

Luke: Ohhh.

Manny: Hey, Luke! Luke! How deep is it?!

Luke: Be cool! We don't want to look like idiots! I lost my bathing suit! Manny, help me find it!
bathing suit: a piece of clothing that people wear when they go swimming 泳装

Manny: I don't have my nose plug!

Erica: Little boy, are you okay?

Luke: Uh… uh… Manny, say something!

Manny: Miss! Miss! He lost his bathing suit!

Erica: Oh, honey, I can help you find it. It's okay.

Luke: I'm fine! Aah!

Erica: The water's really clear.

Luke: Uh…


Cameron: I love your limo!

Fergus: You don't think it draws too much attention to me?
draw attention to: 吸引对…的注意力

Mitchell: What are you talking abo-o-o-o-o-ut?!

Cameron: No.


Mitchell: We ended up spending a little more time with Fergus than we planned.

Cameron: Which, honestly, felt like growth to us.

Mitchell: Yes.

Cameron: Because I think sometimes we judge people before we get to know them.


[Crowd murmuring, camera shutters clicking] 

Mitchell: I cannot believe they let us in here. How famous are you?

Fergus: Well, sometimes, I feel like I'm the one in the zoo. Only difference between me and this guy
is I won't pee on you. Right? 
[Both laugh] Seriously, they will pee on you.

Cameron: Oh, for real? He will pee on us? Okay.

Mitchell: Is that so?


Mitchell: Turns out, we have a lot in common.
have a lot in common: 有很多共同之处

Cameron: For example, we all hate standing in lines.
stand in line: 排队


Fergus: Make sure I get copies of those.

Mitchell: [Laughing] Isn't he funny? We're with him, so we're just gonna…

Fergus: Come on. Through you go. 

Mitchell: Sorry. Classic Fergus, getting us in like this. Cam.


Lily: Where's the next gift shop?

Alex: I cannot look at another souvenir, Lily. You did this.

Haley: Lily, relax. You'll find the perfect one.

Lily: [Sighs] I want to believe you, but that lifeguard was the cutest boy I've ever seen.

Haley: I know.

Manny: Hey, guys! Found 'em in the business center.
business center: 商业中心

Phil: Come on. We got to catch the bus to the bush.

Gloria: What time did you wake up?

Jay: 5:00 A.M. Claire has an incredible work ethic. She's like a young me.
ethic [ˈɛθɪk]: a system of moral principles or rules of behaviour 行为准则;伦理标准;道德规范

Claire: Ohhh!

Jay: Yung-mi was our accountant from Korea. Died at her desk.
accountant [əˈkaʊntənt]: a person whose job is to keep or check financial accounts 会计师

GloriaOkay, enough work. It's time to enjoy our vacation.

Phil: Yeah.

Claire: Yeah, we just got to finish up a few quick, little thi…

Gloria: No, you're done.

Claire: Done. We're done.

Phil: Let's go.

Gloria: Jay, I miss you. And besides, I don't know that I can keep Phil safe anymore. I think he's
going to die here.

[Cellphone chimes] 

Mitchell: Oh, it's Fergus.

Cameron: What? Why did he text you and not me?

Mitchell: He invited us to a party today on Hugh Jackman's yacht.
Hugh Jackman休·杰克曼,参见319.文化详解4.
yacht [jɑːt]: a large sailing boat, often also with an engine and a place to sleep on board, used for pleasure trips
and racing 游艇

Cameron: What?! Not today! No! I want to meet Hugh Jackman!

Mitchell: I do, too. I do, too. But, you know, w-we can't bail on my family again. That makes us complete
star you-know-what-ers
. Plus, cam, this will be fun, too. Come on.

Phil: Everybody have their sunscreen and bug spray? I got the snakebite kit.
snakebite ['sneikbait]: a wound that you get when a poisonous snake bites you 蛇咬创伤

Mitchell: Hey, guys, we just got some really bad news.

Cameron: Yeah, so… [Inhales sharply] 


Alex: Walking the paths once trod by the first Australians has made me… what?
trod [trɑːd]: the past tense of "tread" (tread)的过去式,踏

Haley: Unbearable?
unbearable [ʌnˈberəbl]: too painful, annoying or unpleasant to deal with or accept 难以忍受的

Guide: Now, if we're lucky, we'll see some of Australia's more famous indigenous species
indigenous [ɪnˈdɪdʒənəs]: belonging to a particular place rather than coming to it from somewhere else 当地的;
species [ˈspiːʃiːz]: a group into which animals, plants, etc. that are able to breed with each other and produce
healthy young are divided, smaller than a genus and identified by a Latin name 物种
dingo [ˈdɪŋɡoʊ]: a wild Australian dog 澳洲野犬
koala [koʊˈɑːlə]: an Australian animal with thick grey fur, large ears and no tail. Koalas live in trees and eat
leaves 树袋熊,考拉(澳大利亚树栖有袋动物)

Phil: Quick question.

Guide: Oh, good… another one.

Phil: Isn't it true that baby kangaroos, or… or joeys, are born without hind legs?
joey [ˈdʒoʊi]: a young kangaroo or possum 幼袋鼠;小负鼠
hind leg: 后腿,后足

Guide: Yes. Once again, you've correctly answered your own question.

Jay: I just got a text from Earl at Closets, Closets, Closets…

Claire: I know what it's called, Dad.

Jay: Listen to this… "Better luck next time. Ha ha." [Groans] He always knows what to say to get my
get somebody's goat: to annoy somebody very much 激怒(惹恼)某人

Claire: I'm waiting for a quote from the lumber supplier, but this hike is three hours… I'm gonna lose
quote [kwoʊt]: A quote for a piece of work is the price that someone says they will charge you to do the work. 报价
lumber [ˈlʌmbər]: wood that is prepared for use in building, etc. 木材;木料
supplier [səˈplaɪər]: a person or company that supplies goods 供应者;供应商;供货方

Jay: Let's go back.

Claire: Dad, we can't just up and leave without a plausible reason wh…
plausible [ˈplɔːzəbl]: (of an excuse or explanation) reasonable and likely to be true (解释或叙述)看似合理的

Jay: Claire's hurt!

Gloria: What happened?

Jay: Well, you know what a klutz she is.
klutz [klʌts]: a person who often drops things, is not good at sport(s), etc. 笨手笨脚的人

Phil: Honey, are you okay?

Claire: Not really.

Jay: Yeah, well, I… let me get her back to camp. We're just gonna slow you down. Come on, sweetheart.

Claire: Yeah, you guys have fun.

Gloira: How dumb do they think we are?

Phil: Sometimes, Claire leaves me pictures of food instead of a shopping list.


Mitchell: I'm so nervous. Are we gonna see Hugh Jackman in a bathing suit? What do we say to Hugh
Jackman in a bathing suit?

Cameron: Oh, my God. It's so big.

Mitchell: That's a bit direct, but, you know, he might be flattered. Oh. You're talking about the boat.

Cameron: Fergus! Hey!

Fergus: Oh, guys. [Sighs] Thank God you're here. Just had the worst fight with Hugh.

Cameron: Oh, no. What happened?

Fergus: took a shot at Russell Crowe in "Les Mis." Hugh took offense. 
take a shot at: 嘲笑
Russell Crowe罗素·克劳,参见507.文化详解1.
"Les Mis"《悲惨世界》,参见304.文化详解1.
take offense: 生气,动怒

Cameron: Oh, well, he has to know Russell was horribly miscast.
miscast [ˌmɪsˈkæst]: If someone who is acting in a play or film is miscast, the role that they have is not suitable
for them, so that they appear silly or unconvincing to the audience. (演员)角色不合适的

Mitchell: He has to know. It's not his fault.

Cameron: It's not his fault.

Mitchell: He was… the acting was fine, but… Okay, let's get on this boat and fix this. Come on.

Cameron: Yep. Fix it.

Fergus: That's not the boat. They've already gone. Hugh was standing on his deck in a skimpy, little
bathing suit, disappointed look on his face.
deck: 甲板,音近dick
skimpy [ˈskɪmpi]: (of clothes) very small and not covering much of your body 过于暴露的

Mitchell: Wait. I'm s… wait. Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa. Skimpy?

Cameron: I'm sorry… standing on his what?

Fergus: On his deck.

Cameron: Of the boat. Got it. Okay.

Fergus: You know what? We don't need them. I'll hire a boat. We'll have our own party! This is the life,
eh, boys?

Mitchell: Oh, s… so we're not taking this to a bigger boat?

Fergus: [Laughs] A bigger boat! Have a meat pie.
meat pie: 肉馅饼

Mitchell: No, thank you. No.

Cameron: No, thanks.


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