词海拾贝:在路上

时间:2008-05-17 08:38:30 来源:英语学习网站

1.道路特征

traffic lights 红绿灯
junction 交叉路口
a bend in the road
this road bends to the right 行人过街通道
pedestrian crossing(=where people can cross the road 人行通道)
inside lane 内车道
fast lane 快车道
bridge 桥
motorway(=freeway 高速公路)
roadworks 道路施工
road signs 路标

2. 车祸

There was a serious accident(事故) on one of the main roads(主路) into Stuttgart this morning. An old lorry(=truck) broke down(发生故障) in the middle of the road,and the driver couldn't move it. It was eight o'clock,the middle of the rush hour(交通高峰), so it soon created a terrible traffic jam(交通拥挤). Drivers got very angry and a man in a Mercedes tried to go round the lorry. Unfortunately another car was coming in the opposite direction(从相对方向驶来). The driver braked(刹车) hard and tried to stop,but he couldn't prevent(避免) the accident - the Mercedes crashed into(撞进) the front of his car. The driver of the Mercedes was OK, but the other driver was badly injured(受重伤) and both cars were very badly damaged(严重受损).

3. 指明方向

Go along here(沿着这儿走), turn right into(向右拐) the main road, then take the first turning on your left(在你左手边第一个路口拐弯). Keep going(继续向前走), and then turn left again when you get to(到达) the bank.

4. 相关短语

Taxis(=cab) use the road; pedestrians(行人) use the pavement(=sidewalk 人行道)
The speed limit(限速) on motorways in Great Britain is 70 mph(120 kph).
Most petrol stations(=gas station 加油站) in Great Britain are self-service.
Get in(上车) the car and remember to fasten your seat belt(系好安全带).
The other car was going very slowly, so I decided to overtake(pass it on the outside lane 超车)

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