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craving  [ 'kre ɪ v ɪŋ ]  

n. 渴望

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[ en ] A   Chinese food   craving   is a powerful thing — just ask Officer Jason Inacio of the Newark Police Department. [ /en ] [ cn ] 对中餐的渴望是很强大的,只管问问纽瓦克警察局的杰森 · 伊纳西奥警官。 [ /cn ]

[ en ] He was able to use a simple offer of Chinese takeout to help coax a man out of his apartment bedroom, where he was reportedly threatening to cut his own throat with a knife on Saturday. [ /en ] [ cn ] 他用一份中餐外卖就把一名男子诱哄出他公寓的卧室,而据报道,这名男子周六曾扬言要用刀割喉。 [ /cn ]

[ en ] "He said he was hungry," Inacio told NJ.com. "And wanted Chinese food." [ /en ] [ cn ] " 他说他饿了,想吃中餐。" 伊纳西奥告诉新泽西地方新闻。 [ /cn ]

[ en ] Cops had been negotiating with the 38-year-old man for roughly 20 minutes before Inacio came up with the idea to grab him some takeout. [ /en ] [ cn ] 警察与这名 38 岁的男子沟通了约 20 分钟,之后伊纳西奥想到了给他拿点外卖的办法。 [ /cn ]

[ en ] "We gave someone $20 and I told him, ‘ I ’ ll let you eat on the way to the hospital,'" Inacio recalled. "We just wanted to figure out where he was coming from and reassure him. The only reason we ’ re there is to help him and try to comfort him." [ /en ] [ cn ] " 我们给了某人 20 美元,并且我告诉他,‘我会让你在去医院的路上吃东西的,’ " 伊纳西奥回忆道。" 我们只是想了解他来自哪里,并打消他的疑虑。我们去那儿的唯一原因就是要帮助他并试着安慰他。" [ /cn ]

[ en ] A family member reportedly grabbed the food — described as "a hearty" chicken and broccoli bowl — and delivered it to the man. [ /en ] [ cn ] 据报道,一位家庭成员拿了一碗 " 丰盛的 " 西兰花炒鸡肉,给了这名男子。 [ /cn ]

[ en ] "Look, you see it right there," Inacio can be heard saying on video captured through his bodycam, as he shows the man a bag of food. "I promised you that, right? So come on … I ’ ll let you eat it on the way." [ /en ] [ cn ] 从伊纳西奥的执法记录仪上拍摄的一段视频中可以听到他说," 你看,它就在那儿," 他向那名男子展示了那袋食物," 我答应过你,对吧?所以,来吧……我会让你在路上吃的。" [ /cn ]

[ en ] The man eventually agreed to drop the knife and was transported to a local hospital by ambulance soon after. [ /en ] [ cn ] 这名男子最终同意放下刀,并乘坐之后到达的救护车去了当地医院。 [ /cn ]

[ en ] "I like to always keep my promises," Inacio said. "If I promise something, I want to follow through with my promise. And in this case, I promised him the Chinese food if he came with us." [ /en ] [ cn ] " 我愿意一直信守承诺," 伊纳西奥说道。" 如果我做出了承诺,我就会信守承诺。这次我承诺他,如果他跟我们走,我就让他吃中餐。" [ /cn ]

今日词汇

常见用法:a craving for sth. 对…的渴望

[ en ] I get sudden cravings for sweets. [ /en ] [ cn ] 我会突然非常想吃糖果。 [ /cn ]

[ en ] She skipped normal meals to satisfy her craving for chocolate and crisps.    [ /en ] [ cn ] 她不吃正餐 , 以便满足自己吃巧克力和炸薯片的渴望。 [ /cn ]

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