慢慢學英語 年輕人太胖 導致美國參軍人數銳減

慢慢學英語 年輕人太胖 導致美國參軍人數銳減

On July 4, America’s Independence Day, U.S. President Donald Trump asked more Americans to join the military.

美國總統特朗普在7月4日的美國獨立日呼籲更多的美國人參軍。

美國獨立日 America’s Independence Day【不是american】ask 呼籲U.S. President不加冠詞the/ajoin the military 參軍=join the armyjoin動詞加入(組織或機構);成為…的一員;參加

“To young Americans across our country, now is your chance to join our military and make a truly great statement in life, and you should do it,” Trump said in his speech at the Lincoln Memorial.

特朗普在林肯紀念堂的演講中說:「全國各地的美國年輕人,現在是你們參軍的機會,是你們在人生中做出真正偉大聲明的時候了,你們應該響應國家號召。」

To—-辨音two,主要通過判斷句意across our country全國各地your chance to do 做……的機會【chance 單數】chance可變名詞可能(性);機會N-COUNT 可數名詞機會;機遇 If you have a chance to do something, you have the opportunity to do it.make a truly great statement in作出真正偉大聲明的Memorial紀念堂at the Lincoln Memorial在林肯紀念堂(at)the 可以用our等詞換across our country,join our military

The next day, Trump spoke to reporters outside the White House.

He said he believed his statement would increase the number of young people joining the military.

次日,特朗普在白宮外對記者發表了講話。他說,他相信這一演講將增加年輕人參軍的人數。

spoke to reporters告訴記者/接受采訪=told to白宮the White Houseincrease增加反義-decreaseThe next day次日【有冠詞,無介詞】年輕人-young people, the young,adolescentyoung people joining the military–ing做後置定語

“Based on that, we’re going to have a lot of people joining our military,” he said.

「基於此,我們將有很多人參軍,」他說。

Based onsome place-based 以……為總部的basic基本的 basic requirementshave sb do / doing sth讓XX……

慢慢學英語 年輕人太胖 導致美國參軍人數銳減

However, a 2016 Department of Defense report found that nearly 75 percent of young Americans are unable to serve in the military, mostly because they weigh too much.

然而,2016年美國國防部的一份報告發現,近75%的美國年輕人無法參軍,主要是因為他們體重過重。

Department of Defense report 國防部報告serve in the military 動詞(尤指在部隊)服役;(在政府部門)任職動詞供應(某地或某人);為…提供服務[不用介詞 ]75 percent of young Americans–百分比+of +n.參軍serve in the military-join the military/armyweigh 有…重;重稱…的重量;稱 weigh something or someone, you measure how heavy they are.動詞認真考慮;權衡;斟酌weigh the facts about a situation,動詞斟酌(字句)weigh your words影響大weigh heavily in

Military recruitment is decreasing.

徵兵人數正在減少。

Military recruitment徵兵recruitment招募recruit 動詞招收;招募;徵召crew可數集合名詞(飛機、輪船、飛船等上的)全體工作人員

The Department of Defense says the Navy, Marines and Air Force met their recruiting goals in 2018; but the Army did not.

美國國防部表示,海軍、海軍陸戰隊和空軍在2018年實現了招募目標;但是陸軍沒有達到徵兵目標。

Navy海軍Marines 海軍陸戰隊【有s】Air Force 空軍army陸軍serve in 服役於海軍join 加入海軍meet one’s recruiting goals實現了招募目標【meet】recruits可數名詞新手;新兵;新成員招募目標 recruiting goals達到目標 meet the goal-reach/realise the goal/aim

***The Army fell more than 6,500 recruits short of its target of 76,500.

陸軍出現6500多名新兵空額,未能達到76500人的徵兵目標。

short of its target of未達到目標fall-fell動詞(數量)減少;(價值)下降;(力量)減弱If something falls, it decreases in amount, value, or strength.

In 2018, the group Mission: Readiness said in a report that 71 percent of Americans between the ages of 17 and 24 cannot meet all the basic requirements for military service.

2018年,「使命:備戰」組織在一份報告中稱,17歲至24歲的美國人中,71%的人無法滿足服兵役的所有基本要求。

the group Mission: Readiness「使命:備戰」組織mission可數名詞(尤指赴他國的)使命,重要任務commission動詞正式委託;委託(做);n受託之事;(接受報酬的)任務;可數集合名詞委員會;調查團readiness不可數名詞准備就緒;以備a state of combat readiness. 軍隊處於戰備狀態meet the requirements for 滿足……的基本要求military service兵役【serve動詞】service可數名詞海陸空三軍;軍隊;部隊 The Services are the army, the navy, and the air force.between the ages of在……歲到……之間-the ages of 復數be unable to do= cannot do

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