2014.08.15【英译中】Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving (4)

发表于:2014-08-15 08:49 [只看楼主] [划词开启]

Support for her idea grew slowly. Finally, in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday in November a national holiday of Thanksgiving.

她的想法得到支持却是一个进展缓慢的过程。最终,亚伯拉罕林肯总统于1863年正式宣布11月最后的一个星期四为全国性的感恩节。

At that time, the United States was fighting a civil war. President Lincoln liked the idea of a holiday that would also celebrate national unity.

那时的美国还笼罩在内战的阴云中。林肯总统喜欢这个还可以庆祝国家统一的节日提议。

Later, Congress declared that the holiday would be celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday in November.

随后,国会声明每年11月的第四个星期四为这个节日的庆祝日。

More than any other American holiday, Thanksgiving celebrates family and home.

比起任何一个美国节日,感恩节的主题是亲人和家庭。

On Thanksgiving, many people enjoy a long day of cooking, talking and eating. The traditional meal often includes a turkey with a bread mixture cooked inside.

在感恩节那天,很多人都会享受上一整天的烹饪、聊天和享用美食的时光。传统的感恩节大餐经常包含一只火鸡,火鸡的肚子里塞满面包和火鸡一起做熟。

"Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is one of the most beautiful and joyous times of the year.“

“感恩节,感恩节是一年中最美好,最快乐的时光之一。”

“You get to smell all those beautiful fragrances of people cooking the different turkeys and the dressing and the potato salad and the chicken. Plus you get to meet all the new people that come by to visit for dinner!"

“人们烹制着不同的火鸡的香味调味品的香气、土豆沙拉的味道和鸡肉的香全都充斥着你的嗅觉。你准保可以满足所有新来就餐的人。”

Like other Americans, W.L. Stokes is excited about the holiday. Mr. Stokes is looking forward to a big meal of turkey and some of his favorite foods. They include country ham, collard greens, and corn bread.

就像其他的美国人一样,斯道克斯对这个节日很是兴奋。斯道克斯先生期盼着一顿火鸡大餐和他喜爱的其他食物,包括乡村火腿、羽衣甘蓝和玉米面包。

Other foods commonly served on Thanksgiving are sweet potatoes, cranberries and pumpkin pie.

感恩节的其他经典菜式还有甜土豆、蔓越橘和南瓜派。

American supermarkets are reported to sell more food at Thanksgiving than at any other time of the year. And many people eat more food at Thanksgiving than at any other time of the year.

据报道称美国的超市在感恩节所出售的食物要比一年中其他的任何时候都多,并且很多人也在感恩节时间吃的比别的时候都多。

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