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Record-breaking royal 英女王伊麗莎白二世破在位記錄

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A historic day that one of the UK's biggest royal fans has been looking forward to. 

Queen Elizabeth II has now overtaken Queen Victoria as the UK's longest-serving monarch. Victoria was on the throne for 63 years, seven months and two days.

Margaret Tyler, the self-styled 'queen of royal memorabilia', has turned her house into a shrine to Britain's royals. 

Each room is dedicated to a member of the family. But Queen Elizabeth has two rooms all to herself.

詞匯

overtaken 超過

longest-serving 在位時間最長的

self-styled 自封的

memorabilia 收藏品,紀念品

shrine 紀念之地

中文文字稿

這個歷史性的日子可著實讓一位英國王室鐵桿迷期盼已久啊。

英女王伊麗莎白二世現已打破她的曾曾祖母維多利亞女王在位63年零216天的紀錄,成為英國歷史上在位時間最長的君主。

瑪格麗特. 泰勒(Margaret Tyler),自封為“王室收藏品女王”,將她的房子變成了一個紀念英國王室的圣地。

在泰勒家中,每間屋子都會獻給一位王室成員。不過女王伊麗莎白二世有兩間屬于她的房間。

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overtaken / longest-serving / self-styled / memorabilia / shrine

1. South African police are investigating the raid of a church run by a _________ prophet accused of making his followers eat snakes, rats and hair.

2. The Hobbit has been _________ by Taken 3 at the top of the North American box office chart after spending three weeks in the top spot.

3. A postbox in Bristol has been turned into a _________ by people upset about a decision to remove it.

4. A firefighter who trained to follow in his father's footsteps is retiring after 47 years of service. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service said Chris Thompson was the _________ firefighter in its history.

5. A collection of _________ devoted to George IV's only child Princess Charlotte, who died giving birth nearly 200 years ago, is to go on sale.

答案

1. South African police are investigating the raid of a church run by a self-styled prophet accused of making his followers eat snakes, rats and hair.

2. The Hobbit has been overtaken by Taken 3 at the top of the North American box office chart after spending three weeks in the top spot.

3. A postbox in Bristol has been turned into a shrine by people upset about a decision to remove it.

4. A firefighter who trained to follow in his father's footsteps is retiring after 47 years of service. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service said Chris Thompson was the longest-serving firefighter in its history.

5. A collection of memorabilia devoted to George IV's only child Princess Charlotte, who died giving birth nearly 200 years ago, is to go on sale.

 

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