切“牛油果手”受伤,“牛油果手”英语怎么说?

    牛油果因为营养丰富越来越受到人们的喜爱,但人们在切牛油果时,因为手滑尤其是处置中心部分坚硬的核时,有时会不慎切伤了手。专家建议人们处理牛油果时首先将其平放在砧板上,不要用刀尖试图将中心的硬核抠出来,可以使用勺子。

我们来看一段相关的英文报道

    The fleshy fruit rich in healthy fats is more popular than ever, but in addition to surging prices, avocado fans may have one more thing to worry about. The number of injuries caused by improper handling and cutting of avocados is on the rise. 
    Avocado hand refers to a serious hand injury caused by improperly using a knife to cut, slice, or remove the pit of an avocado. 
    It seems that avocado hand is so commonplace, the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons wants to warn people about the safety risk, with one doctor suggesting a safety label to be placed on avocados. 
    "It's the peculiar nature of the fruit. It has a hard shell then soft fruit then again a hard pit," said professor Sheel Sharma. 
    Experts recommend against cutting an avocado while holding it in your hand; instead, slice into it on a cutting board.

    富含健康油脂的牛油果如今更受欢迎了。但除了上涨的价格,喜欢吃牛油果的人们也许还要担心另一件事。由于在切牛油果时操作不当导致的受伤越来越多了。
    “牛油果手”指的是由于不恰当地使用刀具切牛油果、削片、或者去核导致的严重手部受伤。
    “牛油果手”非常普遍。英国整形重塑和美容协会想要提醒人们这一安全风险。一位医生建议说应该给牛油果贴上安全标签。
    沙玛教授说:“这是牛油果的特性导致的。牛油果的外皮很硬,果肉很软,果核又很硬。”
    专家反对人们用手拿着牛油果来切,建议人们把它放在砧板上来切。

 

 

【讲解】
    文中的avocado hand就是“牛油果手”的意思。第一段中, in addition to意为“除…以外,除…之外还”,例:In addition to making art, he sold it, not only dealing his own work but that of other artists. 除了制造艺术,他也自己销售 他不仅经营自己的绘画,而且卖其他艺术家的作品。
    第三段中,It seems that...是表语从句,意为"似乎;看起来好像",例:It seems that not everyone experiences this kind of strong love. 由此看来,并非每个人都体验过如此深沉的爱。

双语报道来源:中国日报网英语点津