Americans Shocked by Simple Mistake on TV Game Show
2017-03-22 22:00:51


This is What’s Trending Today.(1)
这是今天的趋势是什么。

An American television program called “Wheel of Fortune” made news on Wednesday.(2)
周三,美国电视节目叫"幸运轮"了消息。

Wheel of Fortune is a game show. Each show usually has three players.(3)
命运之轮是一个游戏节目。每个节目通常有三名球员。

They attempt to solve word puzzles by guessing letters, one at a time.(4)
他们试图解决字谜猜谜信函中,一次一个。

The players use the letters to complete words, names or expressions.(5)
球员用字母来完成单词、 名称或表达式。

They win money if they call out the correct letters and solve the puzzle.(6)
他们赢了钱,如果他们唤出正确的字母和解决这一难题。

Wheel of Fortune was first broadcast on American television in the 1970s. Many countries now have their own version of the TV show.(7)
命运之轮在 1970 年代首先在美国电视上播出。现在许多国家拥有他们自己版本的电视节目。

In the program broadcast Tuesday night, a contestant named Kevin had a chance to solve the puzzle.(8)
在节目播出周二晚上,名叫凯文的选手有机会来解决这一难题。

He and the other players were given a clue: to think of the name of a famous play.(9)
He and the other players were given a clue:要想一个著名的戏剧的名字。

All Kevin had to do was identify the last remaining letter correctly and he would win.(10)
凯文所要做的就是正确确定最后的剩余字母,他会赢。

Before his final spin of the wheel, the puzzle read: “A Streetcar N-A-_-E-D Desire.”(11)
Before his final spin of the wheel, the puzzle read:"N-A-_-E-D 欲望"。

This week, Wheel of Fortune is recognizing the southern United States.(12)
这一周,命运之轮认识到美国南部。

Most of the puzzles are related to something from the south. Many people thought Tuesday night’s puzzle was easy to solve.(13)
大多数的谜题从南方的东西有关。许多人认为周二晚上的谜题很容易解决。

It was the name of a famous play set in the southern state of Louisiana: “A Streetcar Named Desire.”(14)
它是一个著名的戏剧,在南部的路易斯安那州中设置的名称:"欲望"

Tennessee Williams wrote the play in 1947. “A Streetcar Named Desire” won the Pulitzer Prize, an award given to American writers and publications.(15)
田纳西 · 威廉斯写了 1947 年剧本。"欲望"获得普利策奖,颁给美国作家和出版物。

The play, and the film version, starred Marlon Brando. In 1951, the film won three Academy Awards.(16)
这出戏和电影版,主演马龙 · 白兰度。1951 年,这部电影荣获三个奥斯卡奖。

“A Streetcar Named Desire” is one of the most well-known American plays of the 20th century.(17)
"欲望"是 20 世纪最知名的美国戏剧之一。

But what letter did Kevin call out to solve the puzzle? He asked for the letter “k.”(18)
但是什么字母做凯文喊来解决这一难题呢?他问的字母"k"。

No one watching the show could believe his mistake. People in the TV production studio groaned.(19)
没有人看这个节目能相信他的错误。人们在电视制作演播室呻吟着。

Pat Sajak is the show’s host. All he could do, was say “nooo,” sadly.(20)
Pat Sajak 是该节目的主持人。他能做的只是说"不,"可悲的是。

The next contestant, Lisa, easily solved the puzzle, and won $1,000.(21)
下一个选手,丽莎,方便地解决这一难题,并赢得了 $1,000。

People on social media have been talking about the mistake since the show was broadcast.(22)
在社交媒体上的人们一直在谈论这个错误因为这部剧播出。

One person said the mistake made him want to go lie down. Another said “I feel so alive.”(23)
一个人说他想要去躺下来所犯的错误。另一个人说"我觉得这样活着。

Sajak told Lisa: “although you got the right answer, I’d rather see Kevin’s play.”(24)
Sajak told Lisa:"虽然你有了正确的答案,我宁愿看到凯文玩。"

And that’s What’s Trending Today. I’m Dan Friedell.(25)
而这正是今天的趋势是什么。我是丹 Friedell。


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