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Jumbo Floating Restaurant

號稱「世界最大海上食府」的珍寶海鮮舫 (Jumbo Kingdom) 近日在南海不敵風浪翻側沈沒。


以下是集合不同國際媒體對此事件的新聞報導的詞彙:


Jumbo Kingdom, floating restaurant in Hong Kong
Jumbo Kingdom 珍寶海鮮舫

About the Restaurant

  • name of the restaurant: Jumbo Kingdom 珍寶海鮮舫

  • eatery 餐館

  • iconic 標誌性的

  • most recognized (被認為是重要的) historic icons (歷史性標誌)

  • world-famous (世界知名的)

  • a principal tourist attraction 主要的旅遊景點

  • one of Hong Kong’s most distinctive (與眾不同的) restaurants

  • a landmark (地標)

  • moored/docked (停泊)

  • three-storey (三層的)

  • a vessel (船隻)

  • a barge 駁船

  • the exterior (外圍) was styled (被裝飾成) after a Chinese imperial (帝國的) palace (宮殿)



What happened


翻覆

  • to capsize (v.) 翻側

  • to tip (v.) 翻側

  • sink at sea 沈沒

注意:緊記 sink的 past tense是 sank,past participle 過去分詞是 sunk



有關:珍寶海鮮舫離開香港

  • tow 牽引/拖

  • en route to 在前往的途中

  • encountered adverse weather conditions 遇到惡劣的天氣條件


離開香港原因

  • cost crunch (n.) 成本緊縮

  • dealt (deal 的 past tense )the restaurant a huge financial blow打擊

example: The coronavirus pandemic dealt the restaurant a huge financial blow.


  • become a financial burden 財務負擔to its shareholders 股東

  • the high maintenance cost 高昂的維修成本 deterred (deter 的 past tense) 嚇住/阻止 potential investors


由於珍寶海鮮舫是香港人的集體回憶,普遍市民希望有 a "white knight" rescuer 白武士 take over the operation 接管或有 a government bailout 政府救助



回憶/情感

  • bid farewell 說再見/道別

  • fond memories 美好的回憶

  • collective memories 集體回憶

  • recall 回憶起 the heyday 鼎盛時期 of Jumbo Kingdom


對於沈船事件,市民感到

  • consternation 驚愕

example: The news of the sinking was met with consternation online, with many Hong Kong social media users bemoaning (哀嘆) the inelegant end to one of Hong Kong's most recognized historic icons. (CNN)

synonyms: astonishment


  • baffled (adj.) 市民感到事件莫名其妙/ baffling (adj.) 事件令人覺得莫名其妙

synonyms: mysterious, odd


  • a loss for the city's heritage 遺跡






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