One of the world's foremost authorities on structural security agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called "The Tomb." Deceived and wrongly imprisoned,Ray Breslin must recruit fellow inmate Emil Rottmayer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) to help devise a daring, nearly impossible plan to escape from the most protected and fortified prison ever built.
世界上最首屈一指的結構防護權威，同意接下這份退休前的最後一份工作，從一座名為「墳墓」的監獄逃獄，這座監獄不但超機密且高科技。深受陷害及不正當地被監禁，Ray Breslin 必須要徵招這位監獄裡的一位大哥犯人Emil Rottmayer，來幫助策劃這個大膽的，近乎不可能的計劃，要從這個防護性最高、最森嚴的監獄裡逃出去。
- foremost [ˈforˌmost] (adj.) 最重要的、最好的。
Example: He is considered the foremost British artist of this century.
- authority [ɔˈθɔrɪti] (n.) 1. 當局、官方。2. (某一方面的)權威人士、專家。
Example: The local authorities decided to build a suspension bridge over the river.
Example: He is recognized internationally as an authority in this field.
- ultra ['ʌltrə] (adj.) (置於形容詞前構成形容詞，用來強調) 表示”超…的”、”極…的”。
Example: Her father is an ultra-conservative person who is still opposed to freedom to choose her spouse.
Example: Bob is an ultra-ambitious executive.
- imprison [ɪmˈprɪzən] (v.) 監禁、關押。
Example: The suspects were imprisoned without trial.
- devise [dɪˈvaɪz] (v.) 設計、發明、策劃、想出。
Example: New long-range objectives must be devised.
Example: We devised a scheme to help him.
- daring [ˈdɛrɪŋ] (adj.) 大膽的、敢於冒險的、勇於創新的。
Example: My father would not allow such a daring journey.
Example: Being youngsters, we sat modestly at the back, never daring to speak.
- fortified ['fɔ:təfaɪd] (adj.) 森嚴的。
Example: The city of Beijing contains the imperial residence, and is extremely fortified.
Example: About 700 Jewish people live in fortified and separate neighborhoods in the center of the town.
Ray Breslin: A successful breakout depends on three things: Knowing the layout, understanding the routine and help from outsider in.
- breakout [ˈbrekˌaʊt] (n.) 逃脫、越獄、突圍、逃亡。
Example: High Point prison had the highest number of breakouts of any jail in Britain.
Example: A prisoner escaped one day after he was recaptured following a previous breakout.
- layout [ˈleˌaʊt] (n.) 佈局、設計、佈置。
Example: The robbers studied the layout of the bank.
- routine [ruˈtin] (n.) 慣例、常規、例行公事。
Example: The players had to change their daily routine and lifestyle.
Jessica Miller: We're testing a prototype facility designed to deal with people no government wants on their books. The people financing this need to know these facilities are escape-proof.
- prototype [ˈprotəˌtaɪp] (n.) 原型、樣品、雛形、藍本。
Example: This is the prototype for future school buildings.
- finance [ˈfaɪˌnæns] (v.) 給…提供資金、資助。
Example: The fund has been used largely to finance the construction of federal prisons.
- -proof [pruf] (adj.) (與名詞或動詞連用構成形容詞) 表示“防…的”、“抗…的”。
Example: This mascara is waterproof.
Example: This wall doubles as a medicine cabinet with adjustable glass shelves and a childproof lock.