Season 1, Episode 3: Pretty Little Picture -Announcer: Previously on Desperate Housewives, Susan took dating tips from her 12 year old daughter. previously: 先前,以前 desperate: 绝望的,不顾一切的 take: 取得 dating: 约会 tip: 告 诫,提示 前情提要 Susan 从她 12 岁的女儿那儿学到一些约会的小窍门。 -Julie: If you wanna date him, you’re gonna have to ask him out. wanna(=want to): 想要 date: 和…约会 gonna=going to: 将要 have to: 不得不,必须 ask…out: 邀请某人外出 如果你想跟他约会,你就该约他出去 -Susan: I keep hoping he’ll ask me out. keep: 保持 我一直希望他能来邀请我 -Julie: How’s that going? 结果怎样? -Announcer: Bree accidentally poisoned her husband. accidentally: 意外地,偶然地 poison: 放毒于 Bree 不小心毒到了她丈夫 -Rex: I can’t believe you tried to kill me. believe: 相信 try to: 设法 我真不敢相信你想杀了我 -Bree: Yes, well, I feel badly about that. badly: 糟糕的 是啊,我非常抱歉 -Announcer: Lynette indulged in creative parenting? indulge in: 沉溺于 creative: 创造性的 parenting: 养育,抚养 Lynette 沉湎于启发式家长养育 -Lynette: If any of you acts up, I will call Santa and tell him you want socks for Christmas. act up: 耍脾气,捣蛋 Santa: 圣诞老人 sock: 袜子 你们中任何一个再调皮的话,我就告诉圣诞老人你们不想要圣诞礼物了 -Gabrielle: I really hate the way you talk to me. talk to sb.:同…说话 我真讨厌你对我说话的方式 -Carlos: And I really hate that I spent $15,000 on your diamond necklace. spend on: 把…花在… diamond: 砖石 necklace: 项链 我真痛心花了 15000 元在你的砖石项链上 -Announcer: while Gabrielle indulged in the company of her gardener. company: 陪伴 gardener: 园丁 当 Gabrielle 沉湎于她园丁的陪伴 -Gabrielle: Hi honey, you’re home early. 嗨,亲爱的,你回来真早 -Announcer: And everybody’s wondering? wonder: 想知道 每个人都在想 -Susan: Oh Mary Alice, what did you do? Mary Alice,你到底干了些什么? -Announcer: why their best friend just killed herself.
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为什么他们最好的朋友会自杀? -Bree: How much do we really wanna know about our neighbors? wanna(=want to): 想要 know about: 知道,了解 我们真正了解我们的邻居多少呢? -Announcer: Everyone has a little dirty laundry. a little: 少量,少许 laundry: 待洗的衣服 dirty laundry: 字面意思为“要洗的脏衣服”,深层意思是“不可告人的秘密” 每个人都有一些不可告人之事 -Narrator: After I died, I began to surrender the parts of myself that were no longer necessary. begin to: 开始 surrender: 交出,交给 no longer: 不在,再也不 在我死后,我呈交出自己不再需要的部分。 My desires, beliefs, ambitions, doubtsevery trace of my humanity was discarded. desire: 欲望 belief: 信仰 ambition: 野心 doubt: 疑虑 trace: 痕迹 humanity: 人性 discard: 丢弃 我的欲望,信仰,野心,疑虑 人性中的每一抹痕迹都被丢弃。 I discovered when moving through eternity, it helps to travel lightly. eternity: 来生 travel: 到远处去 lightly: 轻轻地 在穿越来生的时候,我发现那使我能轻装上路。 In fact, I held on to only one thing,my memory. hold on to: 保留,紧紧抓住 memory:记忆 事实上,我只保留了一样东西,我的记忆。 It's astonishing to look back on the world I left behind astonishing: 令人吃惊 look back: 回头看 leave behind:留下,落在后面 回头看自己身后的世界真是令人吃惊。 I remember it all every single detail. single: 单个的 detail: 细节 我记得所有事情,每一个细节。 Like my friend Bree Van De Kamp. 就像我的朋友 Bree Van De Kamp I remember the easy confidence of her smile, easy: 安逸的 confidence: 信心 我记得她那悠闲镇定的微笑。 the gentle elegance of her hands, the refined warmth of her voice. gentle: 温和的 elegance: 高雅 refined: 优雅 warmth: 温暖 她那举止优雅的双手,她那优雅温和的声音。 But what I remember most about Bree... 但 Bree 给我印象最深刻的是……. Rex, wasn't that lovely ? lovely: 可爱的 Rex,那真是可爱,不是吗 ? was the look of fear in her eyes. look: 神色,神情 fear: 恐惧 她眼中的恐惧 Bree had started to realize her world was unraveling, start to: 开始 realize: 意识到 unravel: 解开 Bree 已经开始意识到她的世界正在被瓦解, and for a woman who despised loose ends, that was unacceptable.
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despise: 轻视 loose end: 不完美结果 unacceptable: 不能接受的 对于一个凡事讲究完美的女人而言,那是无法接受的。 -Bree: Rex. Rex. You need to get up. get up: 起床 Rex,Rex,你应该起来了。 -Rex: It's not even light out. even:甚至 light: 明亮的 out: 在外面 天都还没亮。 -Bree: Please hurry. hurry: 赶快,赶紧 请快点。 If the kids see you sleeping down here, they're going to start asking questions. down here: 在这里 start doing sth.: 开始做……事 如果孩子们看到你睡在这里,他们会开始问一些问题。 -Rex: Let 'em ask. I don't care anymore. 'em = them care: 在意,关心 not anymore: 不再,再也不 让他们问吧,我不再介意了。 -Bree: Well, I care. 但是我介意。 They don't need to be burden with our marital problems marital: 战争 be burden with: 【承担起,加负担于】 marital: 婚姻的 他们不应当承受我们婚姻问题的压力。 While we're working things out, the least we can do is try to keep up appearances. work out: 可以解决 least: 至少 try to: 尝试 keep up : 保持,维持 appearances: 体面 当我们解决这些事情的时候,我们至少应该试着保持体面。 -Rex: Oh, yeah. Appearances. 哦,是的,体面。 I keep forgetting about appearances. keep doing: 【keep 后面的动词要接-ing 形式,表持续的动作】 forget about: 忘记 我一直忘记要保持体面。 -Bree: Oh, Rex, you look so tired. tired: 疲惫的 哦,Rex,你看起来很累。 -Rex: I didn't sleep. 我睡不着。 This damn thing is so uncomfortable. Damn: 该死的 uncomfortable: 不舒服的 这该死的东西让人真不舒服。 Well, why don't you move back upstairs and sleep in our bed? move back: 搬回 upstairs: 楼上 那你为什么不搬回楼上我们的卧室睡? We're in marriage counseling, Bree. marriage counseling: 婚姻咨询 Bree,我们在咨询婚姻顾问。 I think that would confuse things. confuse: 使困惑
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我不想因此而引起误解。 -Bree: It's just-只是 -I miss you. 我想你。 -Rex: I know you do. 我知道。 Of course, if I don't find out start getting some sleep, pretty soon. find out: 找到 pretty: 很,非常 soon: 很快 当然,如果我不能想办法睡着,很快。 I'll be forced to move back upstairs out of sure exhaustion. be forced to do: 被迫 move back: 搬会 exhaustion: 精疲力竭 out of: 由于 我就会精疲力竭而被迫搬回楼上。 -Narrator:Yes, Bree was afraid of many things, be afraid of: 害怕 是的,Bree 害怕很多东西, but if there was one thing she wasn't afraid of... 但是如果说有哪样东西她不怕…… It was a challenge. challenge: 挑战 那就是挑战。 The day on Wisteria lane began like any other. Wisteria lane: 紫藤街 like: 如同 在 Wisteria lane 又一个如往常般平凡的日子。 With a cup of coffee and the morning paper. morning paper: 晨报 在一杯咖啡和一份晨报中开始了。 Just give me a second... give me a second: 给我一点时间,等一下 second: 秒 等我一下下…… and while Lynette read the business section. business section: 经济版 当 Lynette 读着经济版的时候, and Gabrielle studied the fall collections fall collections: 秋季收购 Gabrielle 计划着秋季收购。 and Bree searched for decorating ideas search for: 搜索,寻找 decorate: 装潢 Bree 考虑着室内装潢的点子。 Susan scanned the front page and saw something that caught her eye. scan: 浏览 front page: 头版 catch sb.’s eye: 引起某人注意 Susan 浏览着头版,看到一些引起她注意的东西。 -Mary Alice: What's about time? What's about time?【关于询问时间的常用语】 都什么时候了啊? -Susan: Be nice. I come bearing Snacks. Be nice: 态度好点【在这是指 Susan 让 Alice 少说废话,快来瞧瞧给她带的好吃的】
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bear: 携带 snacks: 小吃 别那么鸡婆,我带了些小吃过来。 -Bree: Lynette, these cards are sticky. card: 纸牌 sticky: 粘手的 Lynette, 这些牌真是粘手。 -Lynette: I know. Preston used the three of diamonds to take scoop jam out of the jar. diamonds: 方块牌 take...out of: 取出 scoop: 铲子 jam: 果酱 scoop jam:【一种果酱】 我知道,Preston 拿了三张方块牌从广口瓶中刮果酱。 -Gabrielle: Gorgeous, thankful we have 49 cards to play with. gorgeous: 好极了 thankful: 幸亏 play with: 玩 太“好”了,幸亏我们还有 49 张牌可以玩。 -Susan: Hello. Sorry I'm late 嗨,不好意思我来晚了。 -Mary Alice: So, Susan and I was just telling the girls, I want to throw a dinner party throw: 抛,投【“举办晚会”常用 throw a party】 对了,Susan 和我正在告诉大家,我想举办一个晚宴。 -Susan: Really? 真的? -Mary Alice: Yes. 当然。 Well how long have we all lived on this street we've never done a big group thing. a big group:【一件大的…(口语) 】 我们一起在这里住了这么长时间,但从来没有一起做过一件大事。 -Bree: I think it's a great idea. great idea: 好主意 我想那是一个不错的主意。 -Mary Alice: Paul never likes to have people over but the heck with him I'm doing it. over:【在此处是 around 的意思】 heck:[口] [hell 的委婉语]见鬼 Paul 不喜欢家里有很多人,不过管他呢,我照样要办。 -Susan: So when is this shindig? shindig: 盛会 什么时候办呢? -Mary Alice: How about a month from tonight? 一个月后如何? That would be the 16th. Good for everyone? good for:【省略句,=be good for: 适合于】 那就是 16 号. 大家到时候都有空吗? -Lynette: Works for me. work for sb.【在口语里经常用到。意思是对某人来说合适,没问题】 我没问题。 -Bree: Should we all make something? 我们都该准备些什么? -Mary Alice: Oh, no. This is my party. 哦,不,这次我来准备。 I've been wanting to have everyone over for years. want to: 想要 have sb. over for: 邀请……来……
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我一直期盼这么一个邀请大家过来的机会。 I'm so happy we're finally doing this. finally: 终于 我真高兴最终能实现了。 It's gonna be so much fun. gonna = going to 将会 fun: 有趣 那将会很棒。 -Lynette: Hey. 嗨。 I know. Her dinner. 我知道,她的晚宴。 -Susan: How could we have all forgotten about this? forget about: 忘记 我们怎么能忘记了这事呢? -Lynette: We didn't exactly forget, it's just usually when the hostess dies the party's off. exactly: 确切地 hostess: 女主人 be off: 离开【在这是 call off,取消的意思】 我们没有忘记,只是随着女主人的去世,晚宴也取消了。 -Bree: Lynette Lynette -Lynette: I'm not being flip. I'm just pointing out a reality. flip: 轻率无礼 point out: 指出 不是我轻率无礼,只是事实如此。 -Gabrielle: Mary Alice was so excited about it. It's so sad. excited: 兴奋的 be excited about: 对……感到兴奋 Mary Alice 曾对这次晚餐那么期待。真令人伤心。 -Susan: I think we should go through with it. go through with: 完成,做完 我想我们继续做下去。 -Bree: Really? Wouldn't that be in poor taste? poor: 低劣的,次等的 taste: 品味 你说真的? 那会不会很低俗啊? -Susan: No. It's sort of a way to honor Mary Alice. It was so important to her honor: 尊敬 be important to: 对……很重要 不会,那可以算是我们对 Mary Alice 的追思。这件事曾经对她有那么重要的意义。 -Gabrielle: We could all use a fun night. use:【在此是 have,enjoy 的意思】 我们可以有一个愉快的夜晚。 -Bree: Well, good, because I have some new flour that I have been just dying to show off. flour: 面粉 be dying to do: 渴望 show off: 展示 嗯,很好,我正好有些新面粉一直没机会展示呢。 -Susan: Lynette? Lynette? -Lynette: I'm in. sb. be in:【 (口语)算我一个,我加入】 算我一个。 -Bree: I'll make braised lamb shanks. braised: 炖熟的 lamb: 小羊 shank: 小腿 braised lamb shanks: 炖小羊腿
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我做炖小羊腿。 -Lynette: I'm still in. 也算我一个。 -Bree: So how many I will be cooking for? 那么会有多少人参加呢? -Gabrielle: Seven. Three couples and Susan. Does that sound right? couple: 夫妻 sound: 听起来 七个,三对夫妻,还有 Susan,没问题吧? -Susan: No, it sounds very, very wrong. 不,听起来有很大很大的问题。 -Bree: Oh 哦? Is there somebody you'd like to invite? invite: 邀请 你还想邀请谁吗? -Susan: I have an idea. 我有个主意。 -Carlos: A dinner party. 一次晚宴。 Honey, I may be working late. 亲爱的,可能我要工作到很晚。 The Dillman proposal's a complete mess. proposal: 建
 

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