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英译汉技巧讲义 (十四)

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发表于 2012-10-8 15:05:51 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式
英译汉技巧讲义 (十四)
Idioms and proverbs
1. I’ve let the cat out of the bag, and Imight as well tell the whole story.
2. He came up and at once threw a wetblanket over me.
3. Some men do a good stroke of the workfor the country without getting much credit for it, or ever becoming aware ofthe fact, for the last thing such men understand is how to blow their owntrumpets.
4. Everybody’s business is nobody’sbusiness.
5. Among the blind the one-eyed man isking.
6. Every cook praises his own broth.
7. Every dog has his day.
8. The best fish smell when they are threedays old.
9. The burnt child dreads the fire.
10. Tall trees catch much wind.
11. He who does not advance loses ground.
12. The tailor makes the man.
13. Nothing comes wrong to a hungry man.
14. The tailor makes the man.
15. Life is a comedy to him who thinks anda tragedy to him who feels.
16. In prosperity caution, in adversitypatience.
17. A wise man thinks all that he says, afool says all that he thinks.
18. No road is long with good company.
19. If you confer a benefit, never rememberit; if you receive one, remember it always.
20. Everything is good when new, butfriends when old.
21. He was mature in years and tried inwar, but had the old inbred arrogance of his family.
22. His speech was Irish throughout, versatile,witty and occasionally pointed.
23. Despite the great age gap between them,an instant affinity asserted itself.
24. In the years I worked in thatdepartment I never knew anything but the best and most disinterested service.

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