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元宵节:英文灯谜猜猜看

网络 2019-02-19 10:15

灯谜是中国元宵节或中秋节写在灯笼上的谜语。人们必须从一个字、一首诗或是一个短语猜出答案。猜灯谜和打老虎一样难,所以灯谜有一个别名——灯虎(lantern tigers)。一起来开动脑筋,猜猜下面的英文灯谜。

Visitors view the lanterns in Wudianshi Traditional Blocks, Jinjiang city, East China's Fujian province on Feb 17, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

Riddles: What's full of holes but still holds water?

Answer: a sponge

问:什么东西浑身是洞,却能装水?

答:海绵

 

Riddles: What building has the most stories?

Answer: A library

问:什么建筑楼层最多?

答:图书馆(注:story有楼层和故事两个意思)

 

Riddles: Which is faster, hot or cold?

Answer: Hot's faster. You can catch a cold.

问:热和冷哪个速度更快?

答:热更快,因为你能抓住冷(catch a cold:感冒)

 

Riddles: When is your mind like a rumpled bed?

Answer: When it is not made up.

问:你的脑子什么时候像皱巴巴的床?

答:当它没有叠的时候(make up mind:下定决心)

 

Riddles: What is it that everybody does at the same time?

Answer: grow older

问:所有人同时在做的事情是什么?

答:长大

 

Riddles: What month do soldiers hate?

Answer: March

问:士兵们最恨几月份?

答:三月(注:march也有行军的意思)

A child reaches for a lantern riddle in Wuxi city, East China's Jiangsu province on Feb 17, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

Riddles: How many feet are there in a yard?

Answer: It depends on how many people stand in the yard.

问:院子里有多少只脚?

答:这取决于多少人站在院子里(注:yard码;院子)

 

Riddles: Why is an empty purse always the same?

Answer: There is no change in it.

问:为什么空钱包永远是一样的?

答:因为没零钱(注:change变化;零钱)

 

Riddles: What book has the most stirring chapters?

Answer: A cook book.

问:什么书有最动人的章节?

答:烹饪书(注:stirring动人的;搅拌的)

 

Riddles: What kind of dog doesn't bite or bark?

Answer: Hot dog.

问:什么狗不咬人不吠叫?

答:热狗

 

Riddles: What is the smallest room in the world?

Answer: Mushroom.

问:世界上最小的房间是什么?

答:蘑菇

 

Riddles: What kind of water should people drink in order to be healthy?

Answer: Drink well water.

问:为了保持健康应该喝什么水?

答:喝井水(注:well井水;健康的)

 

Riddles: How do we know the ocean is friendly?

Answer: It waves.

问:我们如何知道海洋是友善的?

答:海有波浪(注:wave起波浪;招手致意)

 

Riddles: What man cannot live in a house?

Answer: snowman

问:什么人不能住在房间里?

答:雪人

 

Riddles: What question can you never answer "Yes" to?

Answer: Are you dead?

问:什么问题你永远不能回答“是”?

答:你死了吗?

 

Riddles: A mouse has a large pocket. What is it?

Answer: a kangaroo

问:有大口袋的老鼠是什么?

答:袋鼠

 

Riddles: It has a head, but no neck. It has a body, but no warmth. No feet, but can travel?

Answer: a car

问:它有头,但没脖子;有身体,却没温度;没有脚,但是能旅行。它是什么?

答:汽车

 

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