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Free flowers to bring happiness 英国公益送花活动向陌生人传递快乐



Free flowers to bring happiness 英国公益送花活动向陌生人传递快乐


有关 “happiness(快乐)” 的词汇


Which word is used to describe a collection of flowers, tied together and arranged attractively?


A gift of flowers is designed to lift the spirits and that's the idea behind the ‘Leaving Smiles UK’ initiative - leaving bunches of blooms in public places for strangers to find.

送花的目的是让人高兴,这就是 “英国留下微笑”(Leaving Smiles UK)活动,在公共场所留下一束束鲜花,为陌生人制造一场与花的邂逅。

Ivan Amaral, Leaving Smiles UK
It’s a gift from a stranger. Throughout these times it’s hard to speak to people, it’s hard to get in contact with people, so strangers are who you are going to see. And if we leave the gifts with them and hopefully they kind of spread it. That's what we're looking for.

伊凡·阿马拉尔     英国留下微笑(Leaving Smiles UK)

The florist is donating 50 bunches of flowers each week to volunteers, via social media, who then leave them in random places with a card saying ‘Please take me’. 

这家花店每周通过社交媒体向志愿者们捐赠50束鲜花,然后志愿者们会把花束放在随机的地点,并附上一张写有 “请带走我” 的卡片。

Lovely! I’m going to take this gorgeous bouquet of flowers and leave it for a stranger somewhere and see if we can spread a smile today.


Smiles that can be seen on the faces of three people who've already taken part in the scheme. Strangers once - now connected through the campaign’s hashtag on Instagram.

已经参与这个活动的三个人脸上都露出了笑容。他们曾素不相识,却通过社交应用 “照片墙”(Instagram)上的活动话题标签建立了联系。

Olly Pittaway
During lockdown when everyone's been a bit glum and they can't see their friends or family, I think it's important to be able to spread like, a little bit of joy to someone's life. Even if it's just leaving a bouquet of flowers somewhere.


Alex Biggart
We went up and saw a little tag just basically on the flowers saying ‘Take me’ so, being a Yorkshire lad, I thought ‘it’s free. I’ll have that!’

“我们走上前去,看到花上放了一个小卡片,上面写着 ‘带我走’,作为一个约克郡的小伙儿,我想:这花是免费的。我要了!”

Romey Norton
When you start to think about it, it's such a small gesture that can mean so much. And after such hardship and people going through more than you can imagine, so, little things like this can really help boost people's morale and confidence.


Olly Pittaway
It brought a massive smile to my face when I saw them because I realised it impacted their day in a positive way. And it's a little gesture from me which, sort of, made their lives a bit more positive.


The hope is that people who receive flowers might be inspired to carry out a random act of kindness of their own.


I’m going to leave these flowers here on this bench. See who comes and gets them.


A few people come to look at the bouquet before some children eventually pluck up the courage to take the flowers to Mum.


This isn't the first scheme to encourage kindness towards strangers, but in these socially distant times, it’s bringing people just that little bit closer.



lift the spirits 让人感到高兴,提起精神

spread a smile 传递微笑

joy 喜悦,快乐

boost (someone's) morale 鼓舞(某人的)士气

random act of kindness 随手做出的善举


The word is ‘bouquet’.



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