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  • Sheldon: Do we really have to go to Mrs. Wolowitz’s house?

  • Amy: We do. And I expect you to be on your best behaviour.

  • Sheldon: Now I know how the African slaves felt. Being dragged from their homes to labour under the yoke of the white man.


yoke [joʊk]

n. 轭,架,座,偏转线圈、奴役,羁绊,束缚,统治、(同一轭上牛的)一对牲口、上衣抵肩

vt. 结合、给…上轭、结合,联结、使成配偶


  • Amy: Are you honestly comparing Thanksgiving dinner at Wolowitz’s mom’s with one of the greatest tragedies in the history of mankind?

tragedies

n. 惨事,灾难( tragedy的名词复数 )、悲剧


  • Sheldon: Yes.

  • Penny: Sheldon, you can have a nice Thanksgiving anywhere. I spent one in Vegas.

  • Leonard: You did?

  • Penny: Yeah, back when I was dating Zack. It was actually more fun than I thought. We gambled, we went to one of those cheesy wedding chapels, we had a really good turkey dinner. Which was surprising, since we were at a strip club.


chapel [ˈtʃæpəl]

n. 小教堂,附属教堂、(在小教堂和附属礼拜堂举行的)礼拜仪式、特殊小房间、<美>殡仪馆


  • Leonard: Wait, you went to a chapel?

  • Penny: Yeah.

  • Leonard: Why?

  • Penny: We had one of those silly fake weddings.

  • Leonard: Penny, you know those are real, right?

  • Penny: No, they’re not.

  • Leonard: Yeah, they are.

  • Sheldon: He’s right.

  • Amy: They’re real.

  • Penny: But it didn’t seem real.

  • Sheldon: Let me ask you a question. At any point, was Las Vegas on its side?