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Part1人口与粮食:养活14亿人,中国为什么能?

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言下之意 yánxiàzhīyì implication
翻一番 fānyìfān to double
自给率 zìjǐlǜ self-sufficiency rate
广泛 guǎngfàn extensive
70年前,中华人民共和国成立前夕,美国国务卿艾奇逊在关于送呈《美国与中国的关系》白皮书致总统杜鲁门的信中说:“近代史上每一个中国政府必须面临的第一个问题,是解决人民的吃饭问题,到现在为止,没有一个政府是成功的。”
nián qián ,ZhōnghuáRénmínGònghéguó chénglì qiánxī ,Měiguó guówùqīng Àiqíxùn zài guānyú sòngchéng 《Měiguó yǔ Zhōngguó de guānxi 》báipíshū zhì zǒngtǒng dùlǔmén de xìn zhōng shuō :“jìndàishǐ shàng měi yīgē Zhōngguó zhèngfǔ bìxū miànlín de dìyī ge wèntí ,shì jiějué rénmín de chīfàn wèntí ,dào xiànzài wéizhǐ ,méiyǒu yīgē zhèngfǔ shì chénggōng de 。”
70 years ago, on the eve of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, US Secretary of State Acheson said in a letter to President Truman on the White Paper on the relationship between the United States and China: "The first problem that every Chinese government must face in modern history is solving the people’s food problems, no government has been successful so far.”
言下之意,中国共产党也不能解决当时5亿中国人的吃饭问题。
yánxiàzhīyì ,ZhōngguóGòngchǎndǎng yě bùnéng jiějué dāngshí yì Zhōngguórén de chīfàn wèntí 。
The implication is that the Chinese Communist Party cannot solve the problem of food for 500 million Chinese at that time.
而今天的中国,可以养活14亿人。
ér jīntiān de Zhōngguó ,kěyǐ yǎnghuo yì rén 。
Today China is able to feed 1.4 billion people.
中国为什么能?
Zhōngguó wèishénme néng ?
Why can China do it?
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