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Welcome to English in a minute. Have you heard this phrase in American English? What do these people mean when they say, “as the crow flies”.

欢迎来到一分钟英语。你在美语中听过这个句子吗?像乌鸦一样飞是什么意思?

Let’s listen: i am going to check my GPS, but first, can you tell me how far the airport is from here? I think it’s about 20miles.

听一听:我要查看我的GPS, 但是首先,你能告诉我这个离机场多远吗?

The airport isn’t very far, “As the crow flies,” but you can’t get there directly. You have to drive around the mountains. It’s about 40 minute by car.

机场不远,就像乌鸦飞,但你不能直接到。你必须绕着山。大约40分钟开车。

A crow is a big, black bird. As the crow flies,”describes the distance between two places as a bird, or an airplane, might fly.

乌鸦是一种大的,黑色的鸟。像乌鸦飞描述两个地方的距离像鸟一样,或像飞机一样,也许会飞。

It does not include the turns in a road going around mountains or bodies of water. Now you can use “As the crow flies,” in a conversation. And that's English in a minute.

这不包括路上的转弯山路或水。现在你可以用乌鸦飞在对话中了。以上就是英语一分钟的内容。

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