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巴西国博失火

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Brazil's Museum Fire: 200 Years of Work Lost For over 200 years, Brazil's National Museum—stood as the country's oldest and most important safeguard for its heritage. But on September 2, a massive fire broke out at the museum, torching almost 90 percent of the museum's 20 million artifacts and exhibits. Many agreed that what was lost are irreplaceable to science, as well as the country’s national memory. The idiom 付之一炬 describes to use fire to burn and cause destruction. 200多年来,巴西国家博物馆一直是该国历史最悠久,最重要的保护区。 但是在9月2日,博物馆爆发了一场大火,摧毁了博物馆2000万件文物和展品的近90%。 许多人一致认为,失去的东西对科学和国家的民族记忆都是不可替代的。付之一炬是指给它一把火烧光,指用火烧毁。 We also attached the article in the Practice section.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
欢度 huāndù to merrily spend (an occasion)
持续 chíxù to continue; to persist; sustainable
无可估量 wúkěgūliàng incalculable
堪称 kānchēng can be rated as
节选於新华社思客作者:张维琪
jiéxuǎn Yú Xīnhuáshè sīkè zuòzhě :zhāngwéiqí
Excerpts from a guest writer at Xinhua News Agency: Zhang Weiqi
巴西国博大火背后:一场并不意外的悲剧?
Bāxī guóbó dà huǒ bèihòu :yīchǎng bìngbù yìwài de bēijù ?
Behind the Brazil National Museum fire : a tragedy that was not from an accident?
今年七月刚刚欢度成立二百周年庆典的巴西国家博物馆,九月二日夜晚突发火灾。
jīnnián Qīyuè gānggang huāndù chénglì èr bǎi zhōunián qìngdiǎn de Bāxī guójiābówùguǎn ,Jiǔyuè èrrì yèwǎn tūfā huǒzāi 。
The National Museum of Brazil, which celebrated its 200th anniversary in July this year, had a fire on the night of September 2
持续整晚的大火使馆藏二千万件藏品遭受了无可估量的损失堪称浩劫。
chíxù zhéngwǎn de dàhuǒ shǐ guǎn cáng èrqiānwàn jiàn cángpǐn zāoshòu le wúkěgūliáng de sǔnshī kānchēng hàojié 。
It was a catastrophic loss as the fire which lasted for the whole night caused the loss of 20 million items in the collection.
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