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双语美文:我没钱去看男朋友的演出

沪江英语 08-06

[ en ] My boyfriend is a ballet dancer [ /en ] [ cn ] 我男朋友是一个芭蕾舞演员 [ /cn ]

[ en ] and performing out of state for the first time. [ /en ] [ cn ] 第一次要去外省演出 [ /cn ]

[ en ] The distance is difficult, [ /en ] [ cn ] 异地恋对我们来说都是煎熬 [ /cn ]

[ en ] but phone calls and video chats help make us feel a little bit closer. [ /en ] [ cn ] 还好,电话和视频聊天能让我们感到靠近了一点点 [ /cn ]

[ en ] I've been worrying about money [ /en ] [ cn ] 我一直在为钱的事情担心 [ /cn ]

[ en ] and can't afford the trip or the tickets to his show, [ /en ] [ cn ] 我支付不起路费,也没钱买票去看他的演出 [ /cn ]

[ en ] so I try to make sure he feels loved and supported every day. [ /en ] [ cn ] 所以我竭力让他每天都感受到我的爱意和支持 [ /cn ]

[ en ] He called me last night well after I had gone to bed, [ /en ] [ cn ] 昨晚,我已经睡了,他打来了电话 [ /cn ]

[ en ] so when the call woke me up I answered with a sinking feeling. [ /en ] [ cn ] 我被电话吵醒,接听的时候情绪有点不好 [ /cn ]

[ en ] He'd had a rough [ w ] rehearsal [ /w ] , [ /en ] [ cn ] 他那天的排练情况很糟糕 [ /cn ]

[ en ] and a [ w ] snooty [ /w ] dancer had hurt his feelings, [ /en ] [ cn ] 一个目中无人的演员伤害了他的自尊心 [ /cn ]

[ en ] but this wasn't what the call was about. [ /en ] [ cn ] 不过,这些都不是他打来电话的原因 [ /cn ]

[ en ] He had been awake thinking about me; missing me. [ /en ] [ cn ] 其实他只是想告诉我,他一直睡不着,想着我,思念我 [ /cn ]

[ en ] He was going to be getting his paycheck for the week, [ /en ] [ cn ] 他快要拿到这个星期的报酬了 [ /cn ]

[ en ] and was offering every penny to me [ /en ] [ cn ] 他会把每一分钱都交给我 [ /cn ]

[ en ] so that I could come to the show. [ /en ] [ cn ] 这样我就可以来看演出了 [ /cn ]

[ en ] As a young dancer, he doesn't make much. [ /en ] [ cn ] 作为一个资历尚浅的演员,他赚的钱不多 [ /cn ]

[ en ] The long hours in the studio make it hard to hold an outside job, [ /en ] [ cn ] 整日待在练功房里,他很难在社会上找到工作 [ /cn ]

[ en ] and each venue pays differently. [ /en ] [ cn ] 每个音乐厅支付的价钱都不一样 [ /cn ]

[ en ] The money he does make goes to the necessities [ /en ] [ cn ] 他赚的钱都花在了刀刃上 [ /cn ]

[ en ] with very little if any left over. [ /en ] [ cn ] 余钱很少,甚至没有。 [ /cn ]

[ en ] To offer me his money is a big deal. [ /en ] [ cn ] 把他的工资都交给我,这非同小可。 [ /cn ]

[ en ] To offer me his check is for him to go without for the week. [ /en ] [ cn ] 钱都给了我,就意味着他一整个星期一分钱都没有 [ /cn ]

[ en ] Little did he know that I, too, was trying to get myself to his show. [ /en ] [ cn ] 他还不知道,我自己也在努力赚钱,希望能去看他的演出 [ /cn ]

[ en ] I have been finding side gigs and selling things here and there to save up, [ /en ] [ cn ] 我一直在四处寻找兼职,在各个商店当收银员,以此努力攒钱 [ /cn ]

[ en ] thinking that even if I end up traveling for a day on the Greyhound, [ /en ] [ cn ] 心想着,即便要坐一整天的长途汽车 [ /cn ]

[ en ] and even if I have to stand in the lobby instead of sit in the theater, [ /en ] [ cn ] 即便我不得不站在剧院的门厅里,而不是坐在礼堂里 [ /cn ]

[ en ] I am going to be there for him. [ /en ] [ cn ] 为了他,我一定要去 [ /cn ]

[ en ] I think sometimes we get so focused on merely surviving [ /en ] [ cn ] 我想,有时候我们都专注于潦草度日 [ /cn ]

[ en ] that we forget about what's important. [ /en ] [ cn ] 却忘了真正重要的事情 [ /cn ]

[ en ] It was easy to say "Oh if I don't have the money, I can't go." [ /en ] [ cn ] 说一句 " 哦,我没有足够的钱,我去不了。" 是很简单的事情 [ /cn ]

[ en ] until I realized that it was about more than that. [ /en ] [ cn ] 但是,我意识到,这件事还有更重要的意义 [ /cn ]

[ en ] It's about supporting the ones you love [ /en ] [ cn ] 意义在于,支持你所爱的人 [ /cn ]

[ en ] and being there for them, [ /en ] [ cn ] 在他们需要时陪伴他们 [ /cn ]

[ en ] in whatever way you can be. [ /en ] [ cn ] 不管你以何种方式站在那里 [ /cn ]

[ en ] We are both willing to sacrifice what little we have... for each other, [ /en ] [ cn ] 为了彼此,我们愿意倾其所有的付出 [ /cn ]

[ en ] and I think that's worth everything. [ /en ] [ cn ] 我想,这样就够了 [ /cn ]

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