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[翻译]AS IT IS - People We Lost in 2018

更新时间:2018/12/28 20:56:44 来源:本站原创 作者:佚名

As 2018 comes to a close, many people are thinking about loved ones or friends they lost this year.

随着2018年临近结束,很多人都在思念他们今年过世的亲人或朋友。

When Americans want to say they are sorry about someone’s loss, they offer their sympathies or condolences. And so, our condolences to you for anyone you are mourning.

当美国人想说对某人的离世感到难过时,他们会表示同情或慰唁。所以对你哀悼的那个人,我们也要向你表示慰唁。

Today we want to note some public figures all of us lost over the past 12 months.

今天我们想要特别提到过去1年里离世的那些公众人物。

Actors who died this year include Margot Kidder, who played Lois Lane in the 1978 film Superman and three other Superman movies. Verne Troyer was Mini Me in two Austin Powers movies. Burt Reynolds was in movies and television from the 1950s through the 2000s. And Eunice Gayson was James Bond’s girlfriend in Bond’s first two films.

今年过世的演员有玛葛·姬黛,她在1978年的电影《超人》及其它3部超人电影中扮演露易丝·连恩。凡尔纳·特罗耶在两部《王牌大贱谍》电影中扮演Mini Me。伯特·雷诺兹参演了20世纪50年代到21世纪初的电影电视。而尤尼斯·盖森在前两部邦德电影中扮演詹姆斯·邦德的女友。

Arthur Mitchell and Paul Taylor were both dancers.

亚瑟·米切尔和保罗·泰勒都是舞者。

Neil Simon and Ntozake Shange wrote plays. Ursula K. Le Guin, V.S. Naipaul, Tom Wolf and Philip Roth wrote books.

尼尔·西蒙和尼托扎克·尚吉都是编剧。娥苏拉·勒瑰恩、V.S.奈保尔、汤姆·沃尔夫以及菲利普·罗斯都是作家。

Robert Indiana was an artist who made the LOVE sign. Businesswoman Kate Spade designed clothes. Gary Kurtz produced the first Star Wars movie. Stan Lee invented Spider-Man. And Paul Allen co-founded the technology company Microsoft.

罗伯特·印第安纳是制作LOVE标志的艺术家。女商人凯特·丝蓓设计服装。加里·库尔茨制作了第一部星球大战电影。斯坦李创造了蜘蛛侠。而保罗·艾伦参与共同创建了微软科技公司。

Diplomat Kofi Annan was the head of the United Nations, and singer Aretha Franklin was the queen of soul.

外交官科菲·安南担任过联合国秘书长,而歌手艾瑞莎·富兰克林是灵魂歌后。

Robin Leach, who presented Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, signed off one last time. Chef Anthony Bourdain ate his last meal. The Reverend Billy Graham said his final prayer. Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush joined his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush. And physicist Stephen Hawking disappeared into the universe.

推出《Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous》电视节目的罗宾·里奇最后一次播音,厨师安东尼·伯尔顿吃完最后一顿饭,比利·格雷厄姆牧师最后一次祷告,美国前总统老布什前去追随他73岁的亡妻芭芭拉,而物理学家斯蒂芬·霍金消失在茫茫宇宙。

I’m Kelly Jean Kelly.

Words in This Story

figure - n. a person who has a specified status or who is regarded in a specified way

queen - n. a girl or woman who is highly respected and very successful or popular

soul - n. a popular style of music expressing deep emotion that was created by African-Americans

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