A re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
- re- [ri] (prefix)
Example: re-read (再讀一次)
Example: re-election (再次選舉)
Example: reappear (消失後再次出現)
Example: regain (失去後重新得到)
Example: relocate (重新安置)
Example: rearrange (重新安排)
- merciless [ˈmə:sɪlɪs] (adj.) 殘忍的、冷酷無情的。
Example: It was typical of him to be so merciless.
Example: This judge is merciless towards anyone found guilty of murder.
- rivalry [ˈraɪvəlri] (n.) 競爭、敵對。
Example: They talk about detente, but in actuality they are engaged in intense rivalry.
Example: It is noticeable that women do not have the rivalry that men have.
- Formula One [ˈfɔrmjələwʌn] (n.) 一級方程式賽車、F1賽車。
Example: He was set to win the Formula One title.
- rival ['raɪvl] (n.) 競爭者、對手、敵手。
Example: She was still gloating over her rival's disappointment.
James Hunt: "There's a lie that all drivers tell themselves. Death is something that happens to other people, and that's how you find the courage to get in the car in the first place. The closer you are to death the more alive you feel. But more powerful than fear itself, is the will to win."
- in the firstplace [ɪn ði fɚst ples] (adv.) 首先、從一開始、當初。
Example: You should never have acted the way you did in the first place.
- will [wɪl] (n.) 1. 抑制、決心。 2. 意願、意志。 3. 遺囑。
Example: He was said to have lost his will to live.
Example: He has submitted himself to the will of God.
Example: Attached to his will was a letter he had written to his wife just days before his death.
Niki Lauda: "Right now, with your incentive, why would I drive fast?"
- incentive [ɪnˈsɛntɪv] (n.) 刺激、激勵、獎勵。
Example: Money is still a major incentive in most occupations.
Example: A little bonus will give the employees an incentive to work harder.
James Hunt: "Don't go to men who are willing to kill themselves driving in circles looking for normality."
- be willing to [bi ˈwɪlɪŋ tu] 願意。
Example: Few firms will be willing to gamble on new products.
- normality [nɔrˈmælɪti] (n.) 正常狀態、常態。
Example: They are hoping for a return to normality now that the war is over.
Example: He tried to restore some semblance of normality to their home life.
Announcer: "Welcome to the racing grudge match of the decade."
- grudge [ɡrʌdʒ] (n.) 不滿、積怨、怨恨。
Example: He appears to have a grudge against certain players.
Example: There is no doubt it was an accident and I bear no grudges.
Teddy Mayer: "Niki Lauda, he's consistent, dependable."
- consistent [kənˈsɪstənt] (adj.) (行為、態度等) 一貫的、一致的、始終如一的。
Example: She's not very consistent in the way she educates her children.
- dependable [dɪˈpɛndəbəl] (adj.) 可靠的、可信賴的。
Example: He was a good friend and a dependable companion.