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何凯文考研每日一句第277句:生产效率悖论

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  生产效率悖论:2020何凯文考研每日一句第277句

  今天的句子:

  In a time of Facebook, smartphones, self-driving cars, and computers that can beat a person at just about any board game, how can the key economic measure of technological progress be so pathetic? Some argue that it’s because today’s technologies are not nearly as impressive as we think. Robert Gordon contends that compared with breakthroughs like indoor plumbing and the electric motor, today’s advances are small and of limited economic benefit.

  思考题:

  What can we learn from the passage?

  (A) Time was when the technological advance brought more economic returns.

  (B) Indoor plumbing and the electric motor brought the economic pressure.

  (C) The key economic measure of technological progress is impressive

  (D) The development of technology in AI can bring more breakthroughs.

  词汇突破:

  1.contend 认为

  2. breakthrough 突破

  3. indoor plumbing 室内管道系统

  4. pathetic 惨淡

  5. Time was when 曾经 (有同学说这个表达好像见过,你应该见过:2010年的翻译真题:Time was when biologists somewhat over worded the evidence.)

  第一句:

  In a time of Facebook, smartphones, self-driving cars, and computers that can beat a person at just about any board game, how can the key economic measure of technological progress be so pathetic?

  切分:

  1.In a time of Facebook, smartphones, self-driving cars, and computers

  2.that can beat a person at just about any board game,

  That=computer

  3.how can the key economic measure of technological progress be so pathetic?

  参考译文:在这个脸书、智能手机、自动驾驶汽车和电脑能够在任何棋类游戏中击败人类的时代,技术进步的关键经济指标怎会如此可怜?

  第二句:

  Some argue that it’s because today’s technologies are not nearly as impressive as we think.

  切分:

  1. Some argue that

  2. it’s because today’s technologies are not nearly as impressive as we think.

  参考译文:一些人认为这是因为今天的技术并没有我们想象的那么骄人。

  第三句:

  Robert Gordon contends that compared with breakthroughs like indoor plumbing and the electric motor, today’s advances are small and of limited economic benefit.

  切分:

  1. Robert Gordon contends that

  2. compared with breakthroughs like indoor plumbing and the electric motor,

  3. today’s advances are small and of limited economic benefit.

  参考译文:罗伯特. 戈登认为, 与室内管道和电动机等突破性技术相比, 当下的技术进步很小, 经济利益有限。

  思考题:

  A选项!

  Time was when the technological advance brought more economic returns.

  根据第三局的最后一个小分句知道,思考题的答案是A。

  是的,你就是不知道:Time was when= In the past

  其他三个选项都是拼凑的。

  大家注意切分!

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  ——KK

  更多可查看:何凯文每日一句2019年汇总

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