3454 demise

今天我们要学的词是 demise.

行人穿梭于柏林墙遗迹(资料图)
行人穿梭于柏林墙遗迹(资料图)

demise 的意思是消亡、终结。 November marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Wall's demise brought an end to a divided Germany, and symbolized the eventual liberation of Eastern Europe from Soviet communist rule. 11月份标志着柏林墙倒塌30周年。柏林墙的终结带来德国的统一,并象征东欧最终摆脱苏联共产主义统治。

Among the main victims of the terrorist militant group ISIS, residents in Syria and Iraq felt relief at the demise of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi who presided over the self-styled “caliphate.” 作为恐怖主义激进组织伊斯兰国的主要受害者,叙利亚和伊拉克民众对曾领导那个自称为“哈里发”的巴格达迪的暴毙感到欣慰 。

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