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This photo, which shows a woman sleeping in front of a tunnel painted with the 2016 Olympics' slogan -- "A New World" -- has absolutely taken over Facebook in Brazil. 
 
一张照片在巴西火了。这张发布于脸书的照片里,一位妇女躺在张贴有2016年巴西奥运会口号“一个新世界”的隧道口前睡觉。  

 
The photo has been shared more than 17,000 times and has gone viral inside Brazil. 
 
Brazil has spent much of the last four years in the midst1 of a campaign attempting to sweep aside any sign of poverty in the city that's due to the host the Olympics in just a few weeks. 
 
But the photo that's rocketing around Brazil's internet shows that as much as they try, the government can't eradicate2 the city's issues. 
 
Some people left comments critiquing the Olympic games. 
 
"The makeup3 will be very beautiful, but when the foreigners leave the country, the river will be more blurred4 and Brazil be ashamed," this commenter wrote on Facebook. 
 
Others pointed5 out that the photo "shows the unfortunate realities of Brazil."



  
1 midst     
n.中部,中间,当中
参考例句:
  • The hut is in the midst of the forest.小屋在森林深处。
  • There is a thief in our midst.我们当中有小偷。


  • 2 eradicate     
    v.根除,消灭,杜绝
    参考例句:
  • These insects are very difficult to eradicate.这些昆虫很难根除。
  • They are already battling to eradicate illnesses such as malaria and tetanus.他们已经在努力消灭疟疾、破伤风等疾病。


  • 3 makeup     
    n.组织;性格;化装品
    参考例句:
  • Those who failed the exam take a makeup exam.这次考试不及格的人必须参加补考。
  • Do you think her beauty could makeup for her stupidity?你认为她的美丽能弥补她的愚蠢吗?


  • 4 blurred     
    v.(使)变模糊( blur的过去式和过去分词 );(使)难以区分;模模糊糊;迷离
    参考例句:
  • She suffered from dizziness and blurred vision. 她饱受头晕目眩之苦。
  • Their lazy, blurred voices fell pleasantly on his ears. 他们那种慢吞吞、含糊不清的声音在他听起来却很悦耳。 来自《简明英汉词典》


  • 5 pointed     
    adj.尖的,直截了当的
    参考例句:
  • He gave me a very sharp pointed pencil.他给我一支削得非常尖的铅笔。
  • She wished to show Mrs.John Dashwood by this pointed invitation to her brother.她想通过对达茨伍德夫人提出直截了当的邀请向她的哥哥表示出来。



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