Narrator：Of the many suburban rituals,
——>> none is quite so cherished as the neighborhood yard sale.
——>> The shoppers come to sift through the discarded belongings of someone they don’t really know,
——>> in hopes of finding bargains they don’t really need,
——>> each so determined to save a few pennies, they often miss hidden treasures.
Neighborhood yard sale：即庭院/社区旧货出售, 也就是说把家里不想保留的陈旧物品拿出来”废物利用”, 摆在自家院内卖给邻居或吸引过往的行人购买。
这里有主妇帮为大家听译的一段关于Neighborhood yard sale的视频剪辑，标题为《Three secrets to successful yard sale》，能够帮助大家更好理解与街坊邻里之间处理闲置物品相关的美国文化。
Neighborhood yard sale (Garage sale)：Typically the goods in a Neighborhood Yard Sale are unwanted items from the household with its owners conducting the sale.
common motivations for a Yard Sale are for “spring cleaning,” moving or earning extra money.