BBC英语新闻:《教父》美国演员阿贝.维高达去世享年94岁

来源:普特英语听力 2019-04-18
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6 police officers in the American state of Ohio have lost their jobs as a result of their involvement in the shooting dead of 2 unarmed African-Americans, after a high-speed car chase in 2012. Those dismissed include Michael Brelo, who fired the final shots of a barrage of 137 rounds, standing on the bonnet of the victim's car. He was acquitted of manslaughter in May.

 
The American character actor, Abe Vigoda, who was best-known for his role in the 1972 film, The Godfather, has died. He was 94. Abe Vigoda's leathery face, sunken eyes, and deadpan delivery helped lend him the role of the doomed gangster, Salvatore Tessio, in the Godfather. BBC News.
 
Key Points

leathery adj. 似皮革的,皮质的,坚韧如皮革的

sunken adj. 沉没的,凹陷的,比周围低的

gangster n. 歹徒,流氓,恶棍
 

六名美国俄亥俄州的警察因参与发生在2012年的一场飞车追逐中枪杀2名手无寸铁的非裔美国人而被解雇。其中一名叫做迈克尔.布雷洛,在这场137发子弹的攻击中,他站在受害者车辆的阀盖上发射最后一枪。五月,他因过失杀人罪不成立而被无罪释放。

1972年因拍摄教父而走红的美国演员阿贝.维高达去世,享年94。阿贝维高达在教父中饰演臭名昭著的歹徒塞尔瓦托.泰西欧,他坚韧的脸庞、深邃的眼神及面无表情的谈吐为他增色不少。BBC新闻。

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