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VOA新闻热词视频 News Words: Alien 2016-7-14(英语字幕)

Welcome to the Voice of America's News Words.

欢迎收听美国之音新闻词汇节目。

This week's word is about people who are going to search for life in outer space.

这周的词和前往外太空搜寻生命的人相关。

Alien:

Alien,即,外国人/外星人:

A international team of scientists and business leaders announced plans for a huge space exploration program. Its goal is to discover if there is alien life in space.

由科学家和商界领袖组成的一个国际团队宣布了一项巨大的空间探索计划,它的目标是探索外太空是否有外星生物存在。

Alien means differ from what you are used to. The team thinks there might be life outside of Earth. If so, it could be different from us, or alien. Here in the U.S., a person who is not a citizen is also called an alien.

Alien意思是和你的往常的认知不同;这个团队认为地球之外可能存在生命,如果真存在的话,它可能和我们不同或称为外星人;在美国,不是美国公民的人也被称为alien(外国人)。

Now, you know what the news word alien means.

现在你就知道alien这个词的意思啦。

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