【看新聞學英語】項圈炸彈嫌犯被送回澳大利亞

【新唐人2011年10月4日訊】 【看新聞學英語】

Australia Collar Bomb Suspect Returns Home

項圈炸彈嫌犯被送回澳大利亞

By David Lee, Jessie Chen

【新聞關鍵字】

1. collar: n. [ˋkɑlɚ] 項圈

2. suspect: n. [ˋsəspɛkt]嫌疑犯

3. accuse of: ph.指控、控告

4. strap [stræp] v. 綁住

5. hoax: n. [hoks]欺騙、惡作劇

6. face the music: ph. 接受應得的懲罰

7. charge with: ph. 指控.

8. offence: n. [əˋfɛns]罪行

9. endure: v. [ɪnˋdjʊr]忍受、忍耐

10. ordeal: n. [ɔrˋdiəl]折磨

11. appear: n. [əˋpɪr]出庭

12. bail: n. [bel]保釋

The man accused of strapping a hoax bomb around the neck of a teenager at her Sydney home, in what police say could have been an extortion plot, arrives back in Australia to face the music.

這名男子被控在悉尼一位少女的家中,在她脖子上套上假炸彈,警方說,這已是勒索陰謀。這名男子現在回到澳大利亞接受制裁。

Paul Peters has been flown back from the United States, where he was found at his ex-wife's home in Kentucky last month.

保羅‧彼得斯已從美國用飛機送回。上個月,他在前妻美國肯塔基州的家被發現。

He's been formally charged with offences including kidnapping, and breaking and entering.

他被正式指控,包括綁架及入侵的罪行。

It's alleged Peters broke into the home of 18-year-old Madeleine Pulver and her family, where he strapped the fake bomb around her neck.

彼德被控闖入18歲馬德蓮‧璞弗Madeleine Pulver的家中,並在她脖子上套上假炸彈。

The girl endured a terrifying ten-hour ordeal as bomb experts tried to defuse the device believing it was live.

這位女孩忍受10小時的折磨,因為當炸彈專家試圖拆除這個裝置時,相信是真的未爆彈。

Madeleine's father gave his reaction after learning of Peters' arrival back in Sydney.

馬德蓮的父親,在得知彼得斯返回悉尼後做出反應。

[Bill Pulver, Madeleine's father]:

"It's a slightly strange feeling to see him coming back into the country. Obviously it's an important step in the process to move this thing through the courts. You know, really, from the family's perspective, we're just sitting back, watching things the same way everybody else is."

馬德蓮的父親比爾‧璞弗說:

「看到他返國,有一點奇怪的感覺。很明顯地,將此事移送法庭是很重要的步驟。你知道,從我們家人的角度來看,我們真的只是在旁邊看著這件情,就像其他人一樣。」

Peters is due to appear in court in November.

彼得斯預定於11月出庭。

He's not been given bail.

他尚未被給予保釋。

His lawyer has previously indicated he will deny the charges

他的律師先前指出,他將否認所有的指控。

本則影音新聞出處:新唐人電視台英語新聞

http://english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/news_asia/2011-09-24/australia-collar-bomb-suspect-returns-home.html

本專欄由前衛英語李德良老師主編 www.davidlee.url.tw

【佳句精選】

He's been formally charged with offences including kidnapping, and breaking and entering.

他被正式指控,包括綁架及入侵的罪行。

【每日一句】

He will deny the charges.

他將否認所有的指控。

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