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  • When the accident occurred, you were on your way to the medallion auction. When and where was this auction to take place?

medallion [mɪˈdæljən]

n. 大奖章,大勋章、(大奖章形的)圆形图案(饰物)

auction [ˈɔkʃn]

n. 拍卖、竞卖、标售、(桥牌)拍卖玩法

vt. 拍卖、竞卖


  • 9:00 a.m., City Hall.

  • According to the police report, the accident occurred at 8:53 a.m. That means you only had seven minutes to get downtown in rush hour traffic.


downtown [ˈdaʊnˌtaʊn]

adv. 在商业(闹市)区、到闹市区

adj. 商业区的、市中心的

n. 市区;闹市区


  • Objection, irrelevant.

irrelevant [ɪˈrɛləvənt]

adj. 不相干的、不恰当、缺乏时代性的,落后于潮流的、牛头不对马嘴


  • I believe when I made the same objection, you told his honor it was highly relevant.

  • Overruled.


overruled

v. 批驳,推翻,拒绝( overrule的过去式和过去分词 )


  • You were running late, only the stakes for you were much higher, weren't they?

  • These things never start on time.

  • Then why was the first medallion sold at 9:03 a.m.? You were scared your chance at a medallion was going up in smoke, and you ran a red. Then you used the accident to paint me and Ray Benghazi as a couple of scapegoats.


scapegoat [ˈskeɪpgoʊt]

n. 代人受过的人,替罪羊、替身

v. 使…成为替罪羊


  • You can't prove that.

  • What color was the light?

  • I take the fifth.

  • You can't take the fifth, Mr. Santana. This isn't a criminal case.


criminal [ˈkrɪmənəl]

n. 罪犯,犯人

adj. 刑事的、犯罪的、可耻的


  • What color was the light?

  • He cut me off.

  • You claim to love our legal system so much, answer the question. What color was the light? Your Honor?

  • Answer the question, Mr. Santana.