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双语美文:有人夸我的裙子很美

来源:慢速英语   时间:2020-05-18 14:04:58

  I am a dark skinned girl living in a country

  我是一个有着深色皮肤的女孩,在我生活的地方

  which places white skinned people on a pedestal

  浅色皮肤的人都被奉若神明

  and looks down on people with even slightly dark skin tone.

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  而那些深色皮肤的人,哪怕肤色只是略微深暗,也会遭到鄙夷

  Since I am very dark skinned,

  由于我的皮肤颜色十分深暗

  I tend to avoid wearing bright colors like white and yellow

  我时常会避免那些明亮的色调,比如白色或者黄色

  because they make me look even more darker.

  因为这些颜色会让我看起来更加黝黑

  However, I wore a white blouse today

  可是,今天我却穿着一件白色的衬衣

  which I bought because it was so pretty

  之所以买下它,是因为它太好看了

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  that I just couldn't pass it up.

  让我不得不为它驻足

  I thought that even if it may not look good on me,

  我想,即使这件衬衣不会衬托得我更加美丽

  it's still a good looking top

  它本身也足够好看了

  and so I just wore it to work.

  于是我穿着它去上班了

  And a co-worker complimented me!

  没想到,同事居然夸赞了我!

  She said "That top is really cute

  她说,“这件衬衣真好看”

  and White looks awesome on you!"

  “你很适合穿白色的衣服!”

  I turned into a puddle.

  我立刻哭成了泪人儿

  I am feeling good about myself ever since.

  从那之后,我开始有了自信

  The point is,

  这件事让我知道

  Don't be so insecure

  别让心中的不安全感控制自己

  that you might miss something good!

  不然你可能会错过十分宝贵的东西!