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学个词第12课 pump 本站原创 更新时间: 2011-05-05         

今天要学的一个词是:pump。pump,Pump一般是指泵,或抽水机。可是今天讲的pump是指汽车加油站的泵。英国石油公司宣布停止在阿拉斯加的石油开采,《洛杉矶时报》的标题说:Oilfield Closure to Hit Pumps, 意思是: 油田关闭将影响油价。


石油供应量减少油价必然会升高,但是分析人员说:"...it was too early to say how much pump prices would rise," - 意思是:要说油价会涨多少还为时过早。Consumers complain that rising prices at the pump have hit their pockets -- 消费者抱怨不断上涨的油价使他们的支出增加。最好的办法是少开车,少加油 -- drive less, go less often to the pump! 今天学的一个词是: pump...