Placeholder Image

字幕列表 影片播放

  • Feifei: Hello and welcome to The English We Speak.

    Feifei:哈囉,歡迎收看 The English We Speak

  • I'm Feifei.

    我是 Feifei

  • Neil: And I'm Neil.

    Neil:我是 Neil

  • Feifei: Where's... your beard?

    Feifei:你的鬍子呢?

  • Neil: I, uh, shaved it off. I fancied a change.

    Neil:我...刮掉了。我想做點改變

  • Beards are such a thing these days.

    鬍子最近超流行的

  • Feifei: Yup, ever since beards became a thing,

    Feifei:是啊!自從留鬍子變成一種流行後,

  • I've found them a bit boring.

    我發現留鬍子就變成有點無聊了

  • Neil: 'A thing'. Of course, we know what the word

    Neil:「A thing」。我們當然知道

  • 'thing' normally means, but what does

    「thing」通常是什麼意思,但是

  • 'a thing' mean here?

    「A thing」在這裡代表什麼?

  • Feifei: Our phrase for today means 'a trend'

    Feifei:今天我們的用語是指「一種流行」,

  • or 'something recognisable in popular culture'.

    或「流行文化中的象徵標誌」

  • If beards are 'a thing', it means they've become

    如果鬍子是「一種流行」,這代表它已成為

  • fashionable: lots of people have them.

    一種時尚:很多人都有鬍子

  • Neil: Yes. Cats on the internet - they're a thing.

    Neil:沒錯!在網路上看貓的影片也是一種流行

  • Feifei: Oh, fidget spinners. They're definitely a thing.

    Feifei:喔!「指尖陀螺」也絕對是一種流行

  • Neil: Fidget spinners?

    Neil:指尖陀螺?

  • Feifei: Yes, those little metal or plastic toys

    Feifei:沒錯,它們是小金屬或塑膠玩具,

  • that you spin on your finger. Know them?

    可以在指尖旋轉,你聽過嗎?

  • Neil: Oh, those things that kids everywhere

    Neil:喔,就是很多小孩

  • are playing with.

    在玩的東西

  • Feifei: Not just kids. Anyway. What else is a thing?

    Feifei:不只是小孩。總而言之,還有什麼嗎?

  • Listen to these examples.

    聽聽這些例子,

  • Examples: Using funny GIFs in your message

    傳訊息時,用搞笑 GIF 動圖

  • is such a thing.

    是一種流行

  • You know parkour: the sport of running and jumping

    你知道跑酷嗎?一種人在建築物間

  • across buildings? Why is that such a thing?

    跑跳的運動。為什麼那是種流行?

  • Organic powdered food.

    有機營養粉

  • Since when has that been a thing?

    那何時變成一種流行了?

  • Feifei: A well-known use of this phrase was after

    Feifei:自從美國名人金·卡達夏

  • American personality Kim Kardashian

    發布一張她懷孕的照片

  • posted a picture of herself pregnant,

    上面有「pregnancy lips」的文字後,

  • with the words "pregnancy lips".

    那個字就變成有名的用語了

  • Neil: It's not a term that many people had heard of,

    Neil:這不是人們常聽見的用語,

  • and prompted responses like this:

    人們對這個詞的反應都是:

  • "Pregnancy lips? Is that even a thing?"

    「pregnancy lips」?這也算流行嗎?

  • Feifei: Yes, when someone refers to a trend

    Feifei:沒錯,當人有提到一種你沒聽過

  • you haven't heard of, or that you doubt exists,

    的流行,或你懷疑它是否存在時,

  • feel free to respond with

    你可以回他:

  • 'is that even a thing?'

    「這也算流行嗎?」

  • Neil: But there's little doubt the phrase 'a thing'

    Neil:但毫無疑問的是「a thing」這個用語

  • is itself 'a thing' -

    它本身就是「一種流行」

  • it's now been included in major dictionaries.

    它現在已經被收錄在許多重要辭典中

  • Feifei: There we are. A thing.

    Feifei:這就對了,一種流行

  • No plans to grow the beard back, then?

    不打算再留鬍子了對吧?

  • Neil: Only when being clean-shaven

    Neil:除非不留鬍子

  • becomes too much of a thing!

    變成一種流行

  • Feifei and Neil: Bye.

    Feifei 和 Neil:拜!

Feifei: Hello and welcome to The English We Speak.

Feifei:哈囉,歡迎收看 The English We Speak

字幕與單字

影片操作 你可以在這邊進行「影片」的調整,以及「字幕」的顯示

A2 初級 中文 英國腔 流行 鬍子 用語 指尖 變成 陀螺

一件事:我們說的英語 (A thing: The English We Speak)

  • 4183 198
    Samuel 發佈於 2021 年 01 月 14 日
影片單字