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MICHAEL: Good-bye, Miguel. Nice meeting you. Good-bye, Marta. Thanks for coming. 米盖尔再见, 很高兴认识你. 玛它再见, 谢谢你的光临. MARTA: Bye. Don't

MICHAEL: Good-bye, Miguel. Nice meeting you. Good-bye, Marta. Thanks for coming. 米盖尔再见, 很高兴认识你. 玛它再见, 谢谢你的光临.
MARTA: Bye. Don't forget our English lesson on Wednesday. 再见, 星期三补习英文, 你可不要忘了!
MICHAEL: I won't. I'll be there. And why don't you come, too, Miguel? 放心好了, 我会来的, 米盖尔你也来, 好不好?
MIGUEL: Thank you. I will. And thank you for inviting me to the party. It was a lot of fun. 谢谢, 我会来的, 谢谢你邀请我参加宴会. 我玩得很开心.
MARTA: Thank you again, Michael. I'll see you next Wednesday. Joana, it was a pleasure meeting you. 麦可, 谢谢你, 下星期三见. 琼娜, 很高兴认识你.
JOANA: Thank you. It was a pleasure meeting you and Miguel. 谢谢, 很高兴认识你和米盖尔.
ALL: Good night. 晚安!
MICHAEL: Well. 好了,
MICHAEL: Let's sit down for a few minutes. 我们坐一会吧.
MICHAEL: I can clean up later. 我等一会再清理.
JOANA: No, let me help you. 不, 让我来帮你忙.
MICHAEL: No, that's all right. I can do it by myself in the morning. 不必; 没关系, 明天早上我可以自己清理.
JOANA: It was a very nice party. It's too bad Paulo had to work late. 宴会很成功, 可惜保罗必须加班.
MICHAEL: Yes, it is, but I'm glad you had a good time. 嗯, 很可惜! 不过, 我很高兴你玩得很开心.
JOANA: I liked your friends. 我喜欢你的朋友.
MICHAEL: They liked you, too. I could tell. As a matter of fact, you made everybody feel comfortable. 他们也喜欢你. 我看得出来, 事实上, 你使大家都感到很自在.
JOANA: That's easy. You're a great host. 那很容易, 你是个出色的主人.
MICHAEL: Well, you're a pretty good hostess. 那么, 你是个很棒的女主人了,
MICHAEL: I was tired of giving parties by myself. 我自己办宴会都办累了.
JOANA: You know, when I was a teenager, 知道吗? 我在少女时代
JOANA: I used to go to parties all the time. 经常参加聚会.
JOANA: I enjoyed myself every minute--parties, dances, boys. 我一天到晚玩得非常开心, 参加聚会, 去跳舞, 交男朋友.
MICHAEL: It sounds like fun. 听来蛮有趣的.
JOANA: It was. I used to live from dance to dance. 真的很好玩, 一个舞会结束了, 我就开始期待着下一个,
JOANA: On the weekends, 到了周末,
JOANA: Paulo and I never used to be home. 我和保罗根本就不惯于待在家里.
MICHAEL: Paulo? I don't believe it. 保罗? 真难以置信,
MICHAEL: I thought he worked all the time--like my brother. 我还以为他只懂得工作, 就像我哥哥一样.
JOANA: Your brother? I didn't know you had a brother. 你哥哥? 我还不知道你有一个哥哥.
MICHAEL: It's a long story. 一言难尽.
JOANA: We have time. 我们有的是时间.
MICHAEL: OK. How about a cup of coffee? Then I'll tell you about myself. 好, 要不要喝杯咖啡? 然后我告诉你一些关于我自己的事.
JOANA: Let me help. 我来帮忙.
MICHAEL: No. That's OK. This kitchen is too small for two. Look around. Make yourself at home. 不, 我来就可以了. 这个厨房太小, 不能容纳两个人. 到处随便看看, 不要拘束.
PAUL Do you remember my idea for an art competition at the Fair? 记不记得我在万博会举行艺术比赛的构想?
JOANA: Yes. How did they like it? 记得, 他们的反应如何?
PAUL Very much. In fact, we're starting the project immediately. And guess who's in charge? 非常好, 事实上 我们立刻就要展开活动. 而且, 你猜谁来负责?
JOANA: I don't know. I give up. 我不晓得, 我不猜.
PAUL You give up too easily. Your brother! Who else? 你太容易放弃了. 是你大哥! 还会是谁?
JOANA: Congratulations, Paulo! Now maybe you can take a few days off. 恭喜你了, 保罗! 现在, 你或许可以休息几天了.
JOANA: You work harder than anyone else in that office. 那个办公室里, 没有一个人像你这么努力工作.
PAUL Joana, 琼娜,
PAUL you don't take time off when you want a promotion. 一个人如果想进升的话, 就不能请假.
JOANA: You even eat more quickly than you used to. 你连吃饭都比以前吃得快.
PAUL Hey, I didn't ask for a lecture! 嘿! 我没要你来教训我.
JOANA: I'm sorry, Paulo. I think it's wonderful. Now tell me about the competition. What are the rules? Can Michael enter? 对不起, 保罗, 我想那是很美妙的, 告诉我一些关于这个比赛的事, 有些什么规则? 麦可可不可以参加?
PAUL Michael Crawford? 麦可?郭佛?
JOANA: Sure. 是啊,
JOANA: He paints better than anyone I know. 他的画比我所认识的人画得都要好.
JOANA: When does the competition start? 比赛什么时候开始?
PAUL We won't announce the contest until Mr. Crawford finishes the brochure. 我们等郭佛先生完成册子, 再公布比赛.
JOANA: Oh, is he doing the brochure for you? 哦, 他帮你编小册子吗?
PAUL Yes. 是的.
JOANA: What does his office look like? 他的办公室是什么样子?
PAUL It's large enough, and modern and businesslike. And very formal--too formal, perhaps. Why do you ask? 地方很大, 很摩登很有条理, 而且十分正式--太正式了. 也许 你问这些干什么?
JOANA: Just curious. I'm trying to imagine Michael in that office. 只是好奇而已, 我试着想像, 麦可坐在那个办公室里.
PAUL What do you mean? 我不懂.
JOANA: Michael gave himself a deadline. Either he does well this year, or he gives up art and goes into business with his father. 麦可为自己定下了一个期限. 他今年要是不成功的话, 就放弃艺术, 和他爸爸从事经商.
PAUL How well is "well"? 要怎么样才算 "成功" 了呢?
PAUL How is he going to measure success? 他如何去衡量成败?
PAUL Does he have to paint as well as the masters? 他是必需要画得和名画家一样好吗?
JOANA: I don't really know. But he has to prove something to himself. 我并不清楚, 反正, 他要向自己证明一件事.
PAUL Then this competition could be his big chance. 那么这个比赛可能是他的一个大好机会.
JOANA: Yes, it could. 是的, 将会是个大好机会.
: Gary, my brother. Gary Whitney Crawford, Jr. 我哥哥瑞?小葛瑞?维特尼?郭佛,
: He looks just like me, you know, Joana. At least he used to. 你知道的, 琼娜他和我长得一模一样, 至少以前很像.
: He's eighteen months older than I am, but as kids we used to wear the same clothes and pretend we were twins! 他比我大十八个月, 但是我们小的时候都穿同样的衣服, 假装我们是双胞胎.
: Gary was the greatest brother in the world, and in many ways, he was may father, too. 葛瑞是个全世界最好的哥哥, 在很多方面, 他也可作我爸爸.
: Dad didn't have time for me. 我爸爸没有时间陪我,
: He was too busy. 他太忙碌了.
: Gary and I went to the same college, but that's when things started to change. 我和葛瑞上同一间大学, 可是到那个时候, 情况就开始转变了,
: He studied business. 他学商了.
: Why did he study business? 他为甚么学商业?
: Because my father wanted him to. 因为我爸爸要他这样做,
: He used to study night and day. 他日以继夜的念书,
: I studied art and worked hard at it. 我学艺术, 而且很用功.
: But I had time for my friends, too. 不过, 我还有时间和朋友在一起.
: Gary and I saw each other less and less. 我和葛瑞彼此见面的机会愈来愈少.
: When Gary graduated, he went to work for my father. 葛瑞毕业以后就到我爸爸的公司去作事.
: He stayed at the office until late at night. 他很晚才离开办公室,
: He kept to himself a lot. 不常和别人交谈.
: Like my father, Gary was always busy. 葛瑞像我爸爸一样, 一天到晚忙着.
: Then one night, Gary and my father had a terrible fight. 后来有一天晚上, 葛瑞和爸爸吵架, 吵得惊天动地.
: The next morning Gary moved out. 第二天早上葛瑞就搬走了,
: We never saw him again. 我们以后再也没有看到他.
: About a year ago, a college friend of mine saw Gary in London. 大概一年以前, 我大学时代的一个同学在伦敦看到葛瑞,
: He was with a woman and a baby. 他和一个女的还有一个小孩在一起.
: My friend was sure it was Gary. 我那个同学确定那是葛瑞,
: He never forgets a face. 他永远不会忘记那张脸.
: I would like to write about two people, a man and a woman. 我要写的是关于两个人, 一个男人和一个女人的故事.
: They live quiet lives. 他们过着很平静的生活,
: When they go out into the street, no one asks for their autographs, but everyone in their profession knows and respects them. 当他们出门在街上走的时候, 没有人要求他们的亲笔签名, 但是他们的同行都知道他们, 也都尊敬他们,
: They work as a team. 他们一起工作如同一个小组.
: The woman is a journalist. 女的是位新闻记者,
: The man is a photographer. 男的是位摄影师.
: They met on their first job. 他们是在担任第一份工作的时候认识的,
: They both worked for a famous picture magazine. 两个人同在一个有名的书刊杂志社作事.
: She wrote the articles, and he took the photographs. 她负责写文章, 而他负责照相片.
: The magazine sent them all over the world to cover important events. 杂志社派他们到世界各地去采访重要的新闻,
: They won many awards and medals. 他们赢得了很多奖赏和徽章.
: One day the magazine went bankrupt. 有一天杂志社破产了,
: Many other magazines and newspapers offered them positions, 很多其他杂志社和报社都提供他们工作的职位,
: but at this point the man and the woman decided to work independently. 但在这个时候, 他们决定从事独立作业方式.
: She decided she wanted to write a book about her experiences at the magazine. 她决定写一本描述她在书刊杂志社工作时的经过,
: He wanted to work on a photographic essay on bonsai. 他则想作一本盆栽的照片专集.
: For once, they did not worry about deadlines and editors. 他们首次可以不用为截稿日期和编辑而烦恼.
: They enjoyed their work and grew professionally. 他们工作感到很愉快, 而逐渐崭露头角.
: Their books were successful. 他们的书都很畅销,
: When they finished their separate projects, 当完成了个别的计划之后,
: they decided to work as a team again. 他们决定再度合作.
: Now they are ready to go, day or night, on a moment's notice. 现在他们随时准备出动,
: When there are earthquakes in Honduras, they are there. 当宏都拉斯发生大地震时, 他们在那里采访;
: When there are battles in the Middle East, they are there. 当中东有战役时, 他们在那里访问;
: When there are local tragedies, they are there, too. 当地方发生悲惨事件时, 他们也在那儿采访.
: My parents are a great team. 我的父母就是这个伟大小组的成员.
: James Yamamoto 山本杰美斯
: Look at all those people. 看看那许多人,
: They all have good jobs and houses in the country. 他们都有很好的工作, 并且在乡下都拥有房子,
: OK., maybe all of them don't have houses in the country, but they probably have more than you. 好吧! 他们不一定每一个人都在乡下有房子, 但是或许他们拥有的比你还多.
: Laura, stop it. 得了, 罗拉,
: Don't feel so sorry for yourself. 不要为自己感到难过,
: Nobody likes to get out and look for a job. 没有一个人喜欢出来找工作,
: I'm getting depressed again. 我又情绪低落了,
: It's time for a change. 该是换换环境了,
: Maybe I'll meet someone in an elevator, and he'll offer me a wonderful job. 也许我会在电梯里认识一个人, 然后他将提供给我一份理想的工作,
: My worries will be over. 我就没有烦恼,
: Stop it, Laura. Be realistic. 得了, 罗拉, 现实点.
: Yes, it's time for a change. 对, 我应该换一个环境了,
: I hate offices. 我讨厌办公室,
: I don't hate work - that's why I got the job with Crawford - but I don't like offices. 我不厌恶工作 - 所以才到郭佛那里去作事 - 但是我不喜欢办公室,
: I don't feel human in an office. 我觉得在公司里不像个人.
: I'd rather work with people than with files and typewriters. 我喜欢和别人接触, 不喜欢和档案、打字机作伴.
: But how? 要怎么样才可以呢?
: I could be a real estate agent, a travel agent, 我可以当房地产经纪人、旅行经纪人、
: a... anything, as long as it isn't boring. 或什么都行, 只要不令人无聊就可以.
: Claire's going to law school. 克蕾尔正读法律学校.
: Crawford's son, what's his name? ...Michael, Yes. 郭佛的儿子, 他叫什么名字? ... 麦可. 对了,
: He wants to be an artist. 他想作艺术家.
: Henry Leeds likes his job. 亨利?里德斯喜欢他的工作,
: He doesn't want to do anything else. 他不想再做其他事情,
: It is possible to be happy at your job. 一个人能从自己的工作得到快乐, 到底不是不可能的.
: I could teach Spanish. 我可以教西班牙文,
: No, I don't have the patience. 不, 我没有这份耐心.
: I think I'd to be my own boss. 我想我会喜欢自己当老板.
: I like to sew. 我喜欢做针线.
: Maybe I could open a small dress shop. 也许我可以开一家小服装店.
: I wonder how much you need to start a shop. 不知道开一个店需要多少钱.
: My head is spinning. 我头昏脑胀,
: I must be getting hungry. 大概是饿了吧,
: I'm tired, too. 而且也疲倦.
: Maybe I'm getting a cold. 也许我感冒了,
: No. You're not getting a cold. 不,你并不是感冒,
: You're just depressed. And scared. 你只是沮丧和害怕.
: A dress shop. I'll have to think about that. 开一家服装店, 这个应该多研究研究.
: Would you like to order now? 小姐想吃什么?
MR.YAMAMOT Excuse me, sir. 先生请问您,
MR.YAMAMOT Can you tell me where the Japanese Garden is? 能不能告诉我, 日本花园在那里?
BILL: It's quite a long walk from here. Why don't you take the Fair bus? It stops right over there, in the Plaza of Nations. Between the statue and the fountain. 从这里走到那边相当远, 您不妨搭乘博览会公车, 它就停在那边, 在广场里的 雕像和喷水池之间.
MR.YAMAMOT The statue? Excuse me, I don't see as well as I used to. 雕像啊? 对不起, 我不像以前看得那么清楚.
ALI: Hi, Mr. O'Neill. 嗨, 欧尼尔先生.
BILL: Oh, hi, Ali. 哦, 阿里你好,
BILL: Would you do me a favor? 你愿不愿意帮我一个忙?
ALI: Sure. 好.
BILL: Would you take this gentleman to the bus stop over there? 请你带这位先生到那边巴士站, 好不好?
ALI: Sure. Hi. Where do you want to go? 好, 嗨, 你要去那里?
BILL: The gentleman wants to go to the bus stop, Ali. 这位先生要到巴士站, 阿里.
ALI: But where are you going after that? 然后你要去那里呢?
BILL: He asks a lot of questions. 他问了许多问题.
ALI: My father says I shouldn't ask so many questions. 我爸爸说我不该问这么多问题,
ALI: He says it's not polite. So I'm sorry. But I still want to know. 他说这样不礼貌. 所以我道歉, 但是我还是想知道.
BILL: Ali, the next bus will be here any minute. 阿里, 下一班车随时会来.
MR.YAMAMOT I'm going to the Japanese Garden. 我要到日本花园去.
ALI: Are you Japanese? I'm from Iran. 你是不是日本人? 我是伊朗人.
MR.YAMAMOT I was born in Japan. 我在日本出生.
ALI: I went to the Japanese Garden last week. 我上个礼拜到日本花园去过.
MR.YAMAMOT Did you? 噢, 你去过啦?
ALI: Yes, it's very pretty. My mother liked it very much. I think it's too quiet there, 是的, 非常漂亮, 我妈妈很喜欢. 我觉得那边太安静了,
ALI: but I'll go with you if you want. 不过, 如果你要去的话, 我就陪你去.
MR.YAMAMOT Thank you. But if you come with me, your parents won't know where you are. 谢谢. 不过, 你如果陪我去, 你父母就会不知道你到那里去了.
ALI: If you wait, I'll tell my parents where I'm going. 你若能等我一下, 我就告诉我爸爸妈妈我要去那里.
MR.YAMAMOT You are a good boy. 你真乖.
MR.YAMAMOT Maybe some other time. 或许, 改天吧.
ALI: Do you come here a lot? I'm here every afternoon. My father works in that bank. That's my friend, Mr. O'Neill, the ice cream man. 你常常来这里吗? 我每天下午都在这里. 我爸爸就在那个银行里上班, 那位是我的朋友, 欧尼尔先生, 冰淇淋摊贩.
MR.YAMAMOT Here's the bus. Good-bye, Ali. And thank you. 巴士来了, 再见, 阿里, 谢谢你!
MIGUEL: Marta, how did you meet Michael Crawford? 玛它, 你是怎样认识麦可?郭佛的?
MARTA: It's a funny story. One day while I was coming down 88th Street, 说起来真好笑, 有一天我顺着八十八街走的时候,
MARTA: I tripped and fell. 失足跌倒了,
MARTA: My packages spilled all over the sidewalk. 携带的东西都散落了整个人行道.
MARTA: I twisted my ankle, and I couldn't stand up. 我的脚踝扭伤, 简直无法站起来.
MIGUEL: Didn't anyone help you? 没有人帮你吗?
MARTA: A couple was passing by and helped me pick up my groceries. They even carried them home for me. The guy was Michael. 刚好有一对男女走过, 他们帮助我把东西拣起来, 还替我拿回家去, 那个男的就是麦可.
MIGUEL: How long ago was that? 多久以前的事?
MARTA: Oh, about a year ago, I guess. Then, as we were walking home, he mentioned he lived in the neighborhood. So I made a friend. 噢, 大概一年以前. 我想 然后 在回家的途中, 他说他就住在附近, 于是我们交了朋友,
MARTA: He gives me English lessons, too. 他还替我补习英文.
MIGUEL: But he's a painter, isn't he? 咦? 他不是一个画家吗?
MARTA: Yes, I think so. Why? 嗯, 好像是, 你为什么问这个?
MIGUEL: I'm just putting two and two together. 举一反三嘛!
MARTA: What do you mean? 什么意思?
MIGUEL: I saw a picture of Michael on Pedro's desk. 我在佩德罗的书桌上看到麦可的照片.
MARTA: Michael and Pedro! 麦可和佩德罗!
MARTA: I didn't know they knew each other. 他们彼此认识, 我倒还不知道.
MIGUEL: Neither did I. But apparently, they used to be best friends. 我也不知道. 不过, 很显然的, 他们一度是最好的朋友.
MARTA: Really? 真的?
MARTA: They don't seem to have much in common. 他们好像并没有什么共同点,
MARTA: What happened? 是怎么回事?
MIGUEL: To make a long story short, Michael's old girlfriend fell in love with Pedro. 长话短说, 麦可以前的女朋友与佩德罗相爱了.
MARTA: Oh. 噢,
MARTA: That sounds like Pedro. 听起来就像是佩德罗干的.
MIGUEL: No, it wasn't exactly Pedro's fault, but Michael wouldn't speak to him after that. 不, 这不完全是佩德罗的过失, 但是从那个时候起, 麦可就不愿意和他说话了.
MARTA: That's understandable. 那是可以了解的.
MIGUEL: Maybe. But it's a shame. 也许. 不过, 我总觉得那是很丢人的.
MARTA: Well, Michael is sensitive. That's why he's so charming. 嗯, 麦可就是敏感一点, 所以才那么令人着迷.
MIGUEL: Yes, but now that Michael is seeing Joana, I hope he'll forgive Pedro. 不错, 但是麦可既然和琼娜在谈恋爱, 我希望他会原谅佩德罗.
MARTA: You don't have to worry about Pedro. 你用不着替佩德罗担忧.
MIGUEL: I know, but I think a good friendship deserves a second chance. 我知道, 但是我认为深厚的友情应该有言归于好的机会.
MARTA: So do I, but... 我也这样觉得, 不过...
MIGUEL: And Pedro needs his old friend. He's very lonely. 尔且佩德罗需要他的老朋友, 他非常孤单.
MARTA: Lonely? Every time I see him he's with a different woman. 孤单? 每次我看到他都和不同的女孩子在一起.
MR.NIKZAD: Captain, would you tell me who is responsible for catching the thieves? I'd like to thank him personally. 警长, 您可不可以告诉我, 逮捕那些贼的人是谁? 我想亲自向他道谢.
CAPT.JAMISON: You know him. 你认识他的.
MR.NIKZAD: I do? 真的?
CAPT.JAMISON: But I must ask you not to tell anyone who he is. 不过, 我必须请你不要告诉任何人他是谁,
CAPT.JAMISON: He's one of our undercover men. 他是我们的一个便衣警员.
MR.NIKZAD: Certainly. 那当然!
CAPT.JAMISON: Sergeant O'Neill. Would you step into my office? 欧尼尔警官, 请到我的办公室来一下.
BILL: Captain? 什么事, 警长?
MR.NIKZAD: Mr. O'Neill. The ice cream vendor! I don't believe it. Ali was right. 欧尼尔先生, 那个冰淇淋贩! 我真想不到! 原来阿里是对的!
CAPT.JAMISON: Who was right? 谁对了?
MR.NIKZAD: My son, Ali. 我的儿子阿里.
MR.NIKZAD: He never stops talking about Mr. O'Neill. 他一天到晚都在讲欧尼尔先生.
MR.NIKZAD: He always says, "Mr. O'Neill is a secret agent." 他总是说: 「欧尼尔先生是个密探.」
CAPT.JAMISON: Sergeant, you didn't say anything to the boy, did you? 警官, 你该没有对那个小孩说什么吧?
MR.NIKZAD: Captain, I'm sure he didn't have to. Ali is very... what is the word in English... imaginative. 警长, 我相信他用不着说. 阿里这孩子非常... 英文怎么讲... 想像力很丰富.
MR.NIKZAD: He enjoys pretending to be you, Sergeant. You are his hero. 警官, 你是他心目中的英雄, 他崇拜你, 很喜欢学你.
BILL: He's a fine boy. 他是个好孩子.
MR.NIKZAD: And he loves talking to you about baseball. 他也很喜欢和你谈棒球.
MR.NIKZAD: He keeps trying to learn, 他一直试着学,
MR.NIKZAD: but I don't know how to play, so I can't teach him. 可是我不会玩, 所以就没办法教他.
MR.NIKZAD: But tell me Sergeant, how did you know those three were thieves? 那么, 警官请你告诉我, 你怎么知道那三个人是强盗?
BILL: I suspected something right away. 我一开始就起疑心.
BILL: They kept walking back and forth in front of the bank. 他们在银行的门口一直走来走去,
BILL: After watching them for three days, I knew something was going to happen soon. 在注意他们三天以后, 我就知道不久即会有事情发生了.
MR.NIKZAD: Why did you wait three days before acting? 你为什么要等三天才采取行动呢?
BILL: We needed more proof, 因为我们需要更多的证据,
BILL: so I started noting their movements carefully. I sold ice cream right under their noses. 所以我开始细心地观察他们的行踪. 我就在他们的跟前卖冰淇淋.
MR.NIKZAD: I am impressed, Sergeant, impressed and grateful. But what a shame. Ali can never know he was right. 我真钦佩你, 警官, 钦佩又感激. 但是, 真可惜, 阿里永远不会知道他是对的.
HUSSEIN: Ali! Did you hear? There was a robbery at Dad's bank! 阿里! 你知不知道? 爸爸的银行被人抢劫!
ALI: Wow! Did they take a lot of money? 哇! 他们抢了很多钱吗?
HUSSEIN: No. Some undercover policemen at the Fair caught the thieves. 没有, 万博会有便衣警察把强盗抓到了.
ALI: I bet Mr. O'Neill did it! 我想一定是欧尼尔先生抓的,
ALI: When I grow up, I want to be a secret agent like Mr. O'Neill. 我长大了以后, 我要当密探, 就像欧尼尔先生一样.
HUSSEIN: Ali, Mr. O'Neill is an ice cream vendor! 阿里, 欧尼尔先生是冰淇淋摊贩!
PEDR It's been a long time. 好久不见了.
MICHAEL: Yes, it has. 是的, 很久不见了.
PEDR How have you been? 你好吗?
MICHAEL: Much better since I spoke to you last. 比上次和你讲话时好多了.
PEDR You know, Michael, I'm sorry about... 我要告诉你, 麦可, 我很抱歉关于...
MICHAEL: You don't have to be. 不用道歉.
PEDR Then why are you still angry? Anyway, I am sorry. 那么你为什么还生气? 不管怎么样, 我是很遗憾.
MICHAEL: I am, too. I thought we were friends. 我也是, 我想我们是好朋友.
PEDR We were. 是的, 我们是好朋友.
MICHAEL: How's Marian? 玛丽安她好吗?
PEDR I don't know. 我不知道.
PEDR I haven't seen her for almost three years. 我已经快三年没有看到她了.
MICHAEL: Didn't she stay with you? 她没有跟你在一起吗?
PEDR No. I saw her for a few weeks, and then she left. she went to Florida. 没有, 我们交往了几个星期, 她就离开了. 她到佛罗里达州去了.
MICHAEL: Haven't you kept in touch? 你们没有保持联络吗?
PEDR No. There was no reason to. 没有, 没有这个必要,
PEDR I was happy to see her go. 我很高兴她走了.
MICHAEL: Then why did you... 那么你为什么要...
PEDR Now wait a minute, Michael. 慢着, 麦可.
PEDR I didn't go looking for her. 我不会去找她的,
PEDR She came to me. 过去是她找上门来的.
PEDR Michael. It's over. I'm sorry. What more can I say? Let's have a beer and forget the whole thing. 麦可, 事情已经结束了, 我很抱歉, 我还能说什么? 让我们喝杯啤酒去. 将这所有事情都忘掉吧!
MICHAEL: Hello, Pedro. How have you been? 佩德罗你好, 最近怎么样?
PEDR Okay, Michael. It's been a long time. 还不错, 麦可, 好久不见.
MICHAEL: Are you still interested in photography? 你仍然对摄影有兴趣吗?
PEDR Yes, and I've done a lot of new things. Come on, I'll tell you about them. 是的, 而且我还作了很多新的尝试. 来, 让我来告诉你.
MICHAEL: How's your mother? I've missed her. 你妈妈好吗? 我真想念她.
MICHAEL: She's fine. 她很好,
MICHAEL: She'll be glad to see you again. 她会很高兴再看到你.
PEDR She's missed you, too. 她也想念你,
PEDR So has the rest of my family. 我们一家人都想念你.
: Eighty-eighth Street is usually a busy street, especially during the summer. But sometimes, early in the morning and in the heat of the afternoon, it is quiet. 八十八街通常是很热闹的, 尤其是在夏天的时候. 不过, 有时候在一大清早和炎热午后里, 八十八街却很安静.
: No, not "quiet", quieter. 不, 不应该说很安静, 应该说比较安静一点才对,
: There are always kids playing ball. 随时都有小孩子在那里打球.
: They don't seem to notice the heat, the darkness, or the passing cars. 闷热的天气、黑暗的夜晚以及往来的车辆, 他们似乎并不在意.
: It's a street like many others. 这条街和其他许多街道一样,
: Children run, and jump, and fall. 街上的小孩, 跑的跑, 跳的跳, 摔倒的摔倒.
: Parents push baby carriages. Young men and women walk slowly, arm in arm, or hand in hand. 爸爸妈妈们推着婴儿车走, 青年男女臂挽着臂或手牵着手慢慢地走着,
: The people of the neighborhood know each other. 左右邻居彼此都认识.
: When friends meet, they stop and say a word or two. 当朋友相遇的时候, 他们总会停下来寒喧一下.
: Two women, both lost in thought, walk toward each other. 两个沈思的妇女彼此迎面走近,
: As they pass, they look up. 她们走过彼此身边的时候, 都抬起头来看.
: They stop. They smile. 她们止步, 她们微笑.
: They start to speak at the same time. 然后同时开始讲话.
: They laugh, happy to see each other. 她们都很高兴彼此碰面.
: After a minute or two, one turns around and walks the other to her door. 过一两分钟, 其中的一个妇女转身送另外一个妇女到她家门口.
: They stand and talk a few minutes more. 她们站在那里继续谈上几分钟,
: Then each one takes a few steps, turns, and waves good-bye. 然后一个走上几层台阶, 转身挥别.
: At noon on June 3, three men bought sandwiches and ice cream and sat on one of the benches in front of the International Bank. 在六月三日中午, 有三名男子买了三明治和冰淇淋后在国家银行前的橙子上坐下.
: This behavior continued on June 4 and 5. 他们在六月四、五号这两天继续这样做.
: They were trying to look and act like tourists, but they obviously were not. 他们尽力装出观光客的模样和作风, 但是很显然的, 他们并不是.
: They never smiled. 他们始终没有露出笑容,
: They were not enjoying themselves. 心情也并不愉快.
: The suspects carefully noted the movements of each of the bank's employees. 三名嫌疑犯密切注意银行每一个职员往来的情形.
: They even noted when and where I moved my ice cream cart. 他们甚至注意我推冰淇淋车的时间和地点.
: On June 5, at exactly 2:20, when two of the four guards were out to lunch, the three suspects moved toward the entrance of the bank. 在六月五日下午两点二十分整, 当银行四个警卫中的两个人外出午餐的时候, 这三名嫌疑犯走向银行的入口.
: I immediately called for help. Then I moved the ice cream cart closer to the entrance of the bank. 我立刻通知同仁协助, 然后把冰淇淋车移近银行的入口,
: I wanted to be able to stop them from leaving the area. 希望能够阻止他们离开那个区域.
: One of the suspects stood at the door of the bank. 其中的一名嫌疑犯站在银行的门口,
: The other two entered the bank and stood in line. 另外两名则进去银行排队.
: When they got up to the tellers, they took guns out of paper bags. 当他们走到出纳员面前时, 就从牛皮纸袋取出枪.
: Most of the people in the bank didn't know what was happening. 银行里的人大多不知道有事情发生.
: I could see this through the windows of the bank. 这件事情经过, 我从银行的窗外可以看到.
: Meanwhile, the other non-uniformed policemen arrived. 在此同时, 其余的便衣警员也到达了现场.
: We spread out. 我们分布各处.
: Some went into the bank and some stood near the front. 有的到银行里面去, 有的站到门口近处.
: We wanted to wait until they had the money in their hands. 我们等待直到他们拿到了钱,
: Then we got them. 然后把他们逮捕,
: It was all over in twenty seconds. 这件事情只花二十秒钟的时间就结束了.
: I never stopped selling ice cream, although I gave one man too much change. 我始终一直地继续卖冰淇淋, 虽然我多找给一位男士太多的零钱.
: "I like this old bar. 我很喜欢这家老酒馆,
: I know it's old-fashioned, but that's what I like about it. 我明知它有点老式, 不过就因为这样我才喜欢它.
: Sure, it's dark. 当然啦, 里面固然很黑,
: Most bars are. 但是大多数的酒馆都是这样子.
: But that's all right, some things look better in the dark. 那没关系, 有些东西要在黑暗里才好看.
: Besides, you don't go to a bar to read, do you? 尔且, 人上酒馆不是为了看书, 对不对?
: This is a friendly place. 这是一个亲切的地方.
: You can get a beer on your way home from work, 你可以在下班后喝杯啤酒再回家,
: find some friends, relax, 找几个朋友把身心放轻松,
: and forget about your kids, your job, and your mother-in-law. 把孩子、工作和丈母娘都忘掉.
: Times are changing, but "Joe's" stays the same. 时代在改变, 但是「乔之酒吧」没有变.
: Oh, there's a difference. 哦, 对了, 有一点不同.
: This kind of place used to be "for men only." 这个地方过去是「女宾止步」,
: Now, everybody's welcome. 尔现在却是来者不拒.
: If your money's good, we're glad to have you. 只要你喝完付帐, 我们就欢迎你来.
: I've been a bartender here for thirty years, and I'm still happy to come to work and see the old mahogany bar. 我在这里当酒保已经三十年, 每天上班, 看到这个老桃木盖成的酒吧, 仍然感到开心.
: It still makes me happy to see the liquor bottles beside the old French mirror. 看到这个老式法国镜子旁边的酒瓶, 也仍然感到开心.
: It's not a bad life. 这个日子过得还不坏.
: And, you know, it's funny. 还有我告诉你一件很滑稽的事情,
: I don't drink." 我从来不喝酒
 

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