NO. 45 BBC 6 MIN-Are models too skinny?
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NO. 45 BBC 6 MIN-Are models too skinny?

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Which country banned the use of underweight models in 2013? Was it…

a) Israel

b) Canada 

c) the US

1  skinny  very thin  非常瘦的;骨瘦如柴的

2  catwalk   raised platform at a fashion show that models walk along

                   T台

3  media   媒体

the different ways information is communicated to us, for example through tv,radio, magazines and newspapers

 

4  cut-off point   limit or an ending  

这里指体重的限制

 

5  banned   not allowed by law

           禁止(某人) 做某事或去某处;命令禁止

 

6  bmi   (abbreviation) body mass index

         体重指数

 

7  ratio   比率

relationship between two things, showing how big one thing is compared to the other

 

8  discrimination   歧视

treating some people less fairly than others

 

9  clinically   in a medical context

             临床的;冷淡的;无动于衷的

 

10  anorexia 厌食症

an illness where a person refuses to eat in order to lose weight

 

11  put pressure on  施加压力

strongly persuade

 

12  supply and demand  供求

the relationship between what people want and what is available

 

13  the buck lies/stops with  是…的责任,过失


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