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英语口语8000句:印度少女当选世界最矮女性

2014-12-18 13:12   类别:语法   来源:   责编:Dong


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Celebrating your 18th birthday is a momentous occasion for anyone, but for tiny Jyoti Amge the milestone is even bigger news.

18岁生日对于每个人来说都是人生的一个重要时刻,但是对于娇小的Jyoti Amge来说,这里程碑式的日子更是一件大事。

The 62.8com-tall teenager is already a mini celebrity in her hometown of Nagpur, India, but is now set for a huge record when she is officially declared the world's smallest woman.

身高仅62.8厘米的Jyoti在家乡印度那格浦尔已经是一个小小名人,而今她又准备摘得一项重要记录,她被官方宣布为世界最娇小的健在女性。

And despite her miniature stature, Jyoti hopes to celebrate being crowned the world's shortest woman by launching a Bollywood movie career.

虽然体格迷你,Jyoti却憧憬着开始自己的宝莱坞电影事业,以此庆祝加冕世界最矮女性的头衔。

A teary-eyed Jyoti, dressed in one of her finest saris, called the honor an 'extra birthday present' and said she felt grateful for being small, as it had brought her recognition.

生日会上,Jyoti穿着她最好的莎丽服,眼含泪水,将此头衔称为“额外的生日礼物”。Joyti感激上天给予她娇小的身材,这让她能够为世人瞩目。

She also blew out candles on a birthday cake which was comfortably bigger than her. Even the Guinness World Records book at the ceremony came up to Jyoti's waist.

Jyoti吹灭了生日蛋糕上的蜡烛,而蛋糕比她本人还要大。就连生日会上那本世界基尼斯记录册都到她的腰了。

Jyoti weighs just 12lbs(5.5kg) — only 9lbs more than she did at birth - and has a form of dwarfism call achondroplasia, which stopped her growing after her first birthday.

Jyoti体重仅有12磅(5.5千克),只比出生时重了9磅。她患有软骨发育不全症(属于侏儒症的一种),使得她从一周岁生日后就停止了生长。

She has brittle bones and is likely to need care for the rest of her life, but that has not stopped her tall ambitions of cracking the movie industry.

她的骨骼很脆弱,在未来的人生中可能需要特别照顾,但是这并没有阻碍她冲击电影界的远大志向。

Budding actress Jyoti, who is set to appear in two Bollywood films next year, told The Sun: "I want to make people happy."

明年将在两部宝莱坞电影中亮相的新进女星Jyoti对《太阳报》说:“我想成为大家的开心果。”

As a teenager at school in Nagpur, Jyoti had her own small desk and chair, but said the other students didn't treat her any differently.

作为那格浦尔一所学校的学生,Jyoti有专门为她定制的小型桌椅,但是同学们对她也是一视同仁。

Jyoti insists in being treated like a normal young woman, and likes nothing more than doing her make-up, going clothes shopping with friends or enjoying DVDs.

Jyoti坚持要求大家将她作为一个普通的年轻女性来对待,而她喜欢做的事也无非是化化妆、和朋友们一起买衣服、或者看看DVD。

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