What about fundamentals?

2007-07-17 13:48

In the Shaquille O'Neal commercial on CCTV 5, the American basketball star says repeatedly: "It's all about fundamentals."

说话的目的

2007-07-16 17:16

人们说话总有个目的,是想打听信息、求人帮忙、抒发感情,还是表示问候等等。翻译时一定要考虑说话人的用意,只照字面意思译很可能达不到语用目的。

Word of mouth

2007-07-13 14:35

Which literally means passing word from one mouth to another. In other words, it's the spread of the information (word) person-to-person, face-to-face.

Correct, timely government intervention

2007-07-11 17:32

The government of Lanzhou could not have anticipated that its decision last week to cap the price of beef noodle...

Wheeling and dealing

2007-07-10 13:55

So here I am, explaining another term pertaining to the wheel. This time it's the American idiom wheel and deal.

英语里怎么称呼“警察叔叔”?

2007-07-09 17:25

对中国人而言,家庭是一个重要的概念,因而常把关系密切的人称为"一家人",体现在称呼上的是家庭亲属称谓的泛社会化……

Put your shoulder to the wheel

2007-07-06 11:05

Another idiom pertaining to “the wheel” is the phrase “put one’s shoulder to the wheel”.

Let 10,000 rare plants be preserved

2007-07-04 14:31

The Three Gorges Botanical Garden of Rare Plants was closed last month for financial reasons.

Keep your hands on the wheel

2007-07-03 14:05

There is a Willie Nelson song titled Hands on the Wheel. What does it mean, "hands on the wheel"?

不该“老当益壮”?

2007-07-02 14:24

由于生活习惯和审美价值观不一样,英美人寒暄和中国人很不一样,在和外国朋友交谈和翻译时要特别注意。

Propaganda and... Iraq (2)

2007-06-29 15:06

Continuing from our discussion from Tuesday, here's Greenwald who began his article (Everyone we fight in Iraq is now 'al-Qaida') with a quote of...

肯尼迪家谁杀人了?

2007-06-26 16:22

2002年6月9日,全国许多报纸都刊登了一条消息,说的是美国已故总统约翰•肯尼迪的一位表弟因为27年前的一桩凶杀案而被定罪,即将坐牢。

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