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【趣学英语】关于水果的冷门知识

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apple
The average person eats 65 apples per year.
平均每人每年吃65个苹果。

There are approximately 10,000 varieties of apples grown around the world.
全世界上大约生长着10,000种苹果。





banana
The inside of banana peel can be used to polish leather shoes.
香蕉皮的内表面可用于打光皮鞋

Eating bananas between meals can help expectant mothers avoid morning sickness.
两餐之间吃香蕉可帮助孕妇避免晨吐。





pear
Pear trees are able to withstand temperature as low as -40 degrees celsius.
梨树能够承受的温度低至-40摄氏度。

The ancient Greek poet, Homer, mentions pears several times in his poems.
古希腊诗人荷马在他的诗歌中几次提到梨。





pineapple
Pineapples are not a single fruit, but a cluster of up to 200 fruitlets.
菠萝不是一个单果,它含有高达200个幼果集群。

Pineapples were once very rare, thus the name ‘King of Fruits’.
菠萝曾经十分稀有,被称为水果之王。





passion
Passion fruits is sweetest when slightly wrinkled.
百香果在微微皱起时最甜。

Passion fruits were first grown in brazil.
百香果最早在巴西生长。





orange
Oranges are technically a hesperidium, a kind of berry.
严格说来,柑橘属于浆果类。

Oranges are the most commonly grown tree fruit in the world.
柑橘是世界上最常见的木本水果。





lemon
Add half a cup of lemon juice to your laundry to brighten whites.
洗衣服时加入半杯柠檬汁可起到亮白作用。

If you warm a lemon juice before squeezing, it will yield much more juice!
挤压柠檬前先加热,可以挤压出更多的汁液。





strawberry
Strawberries are a member of the rose family.
草莓是属于蔷薇花科。

The Romans used strawberries for a long list of medical remedies.
罗马人将草莓用于很多医疗方法。





lime
Limes were fed to British seamen to prevent scurvy.
英国水兵曾靠吃酸橙预防坏血病。

Because all the lime juice they would drink, British seamen were called ‘Limeys’.
正因为他们所喝的酸橙汁,英国水兵曾经被称为吃酸橙的人。





watermelon
Watermelons are 92% water!
西瓜的92%是水分!

Early explorers used watermelons as canteens to carry their water supplies.
早期的探险家将西瓜作为供给水源。