英语单词真的背不完了?这不,新冠新词来了!

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几个月前,没有人知道blursday是什么意思,而quarantini这个词会让人以为拼写错误,像这样伴随新冠疫情产生的“新冠新词”还有很多。来看看BBC专家对这些新词的解读吧。

 

Blursday: when all the days blur into one another and you’re not sure if it’s Sunday or Thursday

模糊日:日子都过混了,搞不清是周日还是周四

Quarantinini: what started off as a concoction of Vitamin D, orange juice and vodka for an immune-building drink, is now just any cocktail you drink during lockdown

隔离鸡尾酒:一开始指的是维他命D、橙汁和伏特加调成的增强免疫力的饮料,现在用来指隔离期间喝的任何鸡尾酒

Loxit: the exiting from lockdown and its rules

脱封:脱离封锁和封锁期间的规定

Lockstalgia (Times): we may look back fondly upon the time of lockdown and save up stories to tell our grandchildren

怀念封锁时光:我们可能会深情地回顾这段封锁时光,并留下几个可以讲给孙辈听的故事

 

Covidiot: someone who is behaving irresponsibly or flouting government instructions in the face of the virus

新冠白痴:在新冠疫情下做出不负责任的行为或无视政府指令的人

Morona: a person behaving like an imbecile directly because of the outbreak

新冠傻瓜:因为疫情暴发而表现得很愚蠢的人

Coronalusional: suffering from disordered thinking as a result of, or during, the COVID-19 crisis

新冠妄想症:由于新冠疫情危机而变得思维混乱

Doomscrolling: scrolling through social media and seeing a continuous stream of doom and gloom

阴暗刷屏:刷社交媒体,看见一屏又一屏的愁云惨淡

 

Quaran-stream: binge-watching several TV series and/or movies while in lockdown

隔离追剧:在封锁期间一口气看完多部电视剧或电影

Zumped: ‘dumped’ by a partner via video link [Zoom] or online

视频分手:通过视频会议软件被甩

Spendemic: the increase in online shopping while confined during the coronavirus

疫情消费:疫情期间居家隔离时网购增多

Maskhole: someone refusing to wear a mask despite notices being in place

口罩混蛋:(政府)发了通知却依旧拒绝戴口罩的人

逻辑口语词搭
an immune-building drink  一杯增强免疫力的饮料
an imbecile 一个愚蠢的人
look back fondly 深情地回顾
save up stories to tell our grandchildren 留下几个可以讲给孙辈听的故事
flout government instructions 无视政府指令
scrolling through social media 刷社交媒体
seeing a continuous stream of doom and gloom 看见一屏又一屏的愁云惨淡
binge-watching several TV series and/or movies 一口气看完多部电视剧或电影
refuse to wear a mask 拒绝戴口罩
upon the time of lockdown 封锁时光
in lockdown 在封锁期间
during the coronavirus 疫情期间
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