28:red tape



 

今天要学的词组是red tape。 红的带子? 对,red tape原先是指以前扎公文用的红带子,但是现在已经成为官僚主义的代名词。新奥儿良市和沿海等地去年遭受卡特里娜巨风的严重破坏。报纸的标题说,Red Tape Entangles Gulf Coast Recovery - 官僚作风阻碍海岸地区的恢复。


人人讨厌政府的繁琐规定和办事程序。一个人说:Because of red tape, it took me three years to get my green card - 由于官僚程序,我花了三年才拿到绿卡。三年算什么?一个社区的马路坑坑洼洼,要求市政府来修。他们说,After six years in dealing with all sorts of red tape, we finally gave up. 今天学的一个词组是red tape...

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