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中国时间: 08:20 2016年12月10日星期六

学个词- 2477-placate

  • 美国之音

今天我们要学的词是 placate. To placate有安抚的意思。German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to placate critics of her open-door policy for refugees by insisting that most refugees would go home once the conflicts are over. 德国总理默克尔坚持说,战乱结束后,大多数难民都会回家,以此来安抚那些反对向难民敞开大门的人。美国副总统拜登在参加世界经济论坛时发表讲话指出,Corporations should avoid making short-term decisions to placate shareholders and instead plan for long-term economic viability. 大公司应避免为安抚股东而做出短期决策,而是要为长期经济活力进行规划。好的,我们今天学习的词是 placate, placate, placate....

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