泰国翻船事故中遇难人数升至40人 40 killed after boats capsize in southern Thailand
It's reported that 40 people have died(死亡) and a few Chinese tourists(游客) are missing(失踪), and 94 had been rescued(营救) among a total of 148 people on board the three ill-fated boats in rough seas off the popular island(岛) resort of Phuket in Thailand.
Two boats carrying tourists, mostly Chinese, capsized(翻) in the sea at about 5:45 p.m. local time (1045 GMT) on Thursday. A personal water craft carrying two foreign tourists also capsized.
The confirmed victim and the missing passengers were all on board the Phoenix tourist boat, which capsized off the Koh He Island of Phuket Province.
The governor said early Friday that a 24-hour rescue command center had been established and the Thai navy would dispatch helicopters(直升机) to search(搜索) for the missing.
[sǐ wáng] 死亡 die
[shī zōng] 失踪 miss
[yíng jiù] 营救 rescue
[fān] 翻 capsize
[sōu suǒ] 搜索 search
[yóu kè] 游客 tourist
[dǎo] 岛 island
重点词汇 Key word:
翻 <动词 v.>
Turn upside down or inside out; turn over
E.g. Wǒ de sǎn gěi chuī de fān guòqùle.
My umbrella was blown inside out.
Look/thump through (for); search
E.g. Tā fānkāi nà běn hòuhòu de zìdiǎn.
He opened the heavy dictionary.
Translate; interpret (into)
E.g. Qǐng bǎ yǐxià duànluò fānyì chéng zhōngwén。
Please translate the following paragraph into Chinese.
Fall out; break up
E.g. Tāliǎng yīn yìjiàn fēnqí ér fānle liǎn。
The two split up over differences in opinion.