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新聞挑戰|印度水災、雪梨抗議封城

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“The Guardian”, “AP News”

India floods: rescuers search for survivors among mud and debris

印度搜救人員,取自《衛報》

Rescuers in India combed through mud and debris on Saturday in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll from heavy monsoon rains climbed to 115, with nearly 90,000 people evacuated.

comb (v.) 仔細搜尋

debris (n.) 碎片、殘骸

desperate (adj.) 拼命的、急切的

monsoon (n.) 雨季


週六印度救難人員泥濘和殘骸中仔細搜尋生還者。雨季帶來的強烈驟雨目前造成115人死亡,近九萬人避難。


Torrential downpours have lashed India’s western coast in recent days, leaving dozens missing near the financial capital of Mumbai and causing the worst floods in decades in the resort state of Goa.

torrential (adj.) 傾瀉似的、如注的

downpour (n.) 暴雨

lash (v.) 猛擊

resort (n.) 度假勝地


近日印度西岸大雨不斷,經濟首府孟買附近多人失蹤,豪雨更造成果阿數十年來最嚴重的災情。


Thousands protest lockdown in Sydney, several arrested


Thousands of people took to the streets of Sydney and other Australian cities on Saturday to protest lockdown restrictions amid another surge in cases, and police made several arrests after crowds broke through barriers and threw plastic bottles and plants.

surge (n.) 驟升

barrier (n.) 障礙物、屏障


週六數千名示威者在雪梨及其他澳洲城市遊行,不滿另一波驟升確診數和隨之而來的封城措施。警方在群眾跨越防線、丟擲塑膠瓶罐和植物後逮捕數人。


There was a heavy police presence in Sydney, including mounted police and riot officers in response to what authorities said was unauthorized protest activity. Police confirmed a number of arrests had been made after objects were thrown at officers. 

a heavy/strong police presence 大批警力

mounted police (n.) 騎警(騎馬執行任務)

riot officer (n.) 防暴警察


雪梨聚集包含騎警及防暴部隊的大批警力戒備未申請的集會活動。警方證實在被丟擲物品後逮捕幾名示威者。


New South Wales Police said it recognized and supported the rights of free speech and peaceful assembly, but the protest was a breach of public health orders.

assembly (n.) 集會

a breach of sth 違反⋯


新州警方表示支持言論自由與和平集會,但此刻的示威活動違反公共衛生指示。

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