She had a wet nurse for the infant Elliot.
If you think I am for him, you are all wet.
She wet her pants at the news.
state and revolution,
state of the union
the united states.
Every life has its roses and thorns.
She stood there chewing over the strange thing.
The engine sounds good.
At 23, he had first learned what it is to be a Negro.
Alice was excited as a child, delighted to be once more the center of the comment. But what a comment, she could not help reflecting, on her own charms.
He walked around the room. He then stopped and looked around, “comment” ?
He slept the night through.
There is a through train to Beijing.
Through this way, they finished the task.
She is free with her money.
I made her free of my library.
dark horse Hot dog Forbidden fruit
blue jacket the yellow leaf Wet blanket
the apple of one’s eye as dull as a goose
Black sheep as timid as a rabbit
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fish in troubled waters
turn up one’s nose at sb.
turn a deaf ear to,
make a fuss about,
look before you leap
there is no smoke without fire
more haste, less speed,
east and west, home is best.
3.Class; family; transportation;
keep quiet; raise the roof,; oil and vinegar
eat like a bird ; break the ice
He has many hot potatoes to handle every day.
I was practically on my knees but he still refused.
The newly employed woman servant was extremely lazy and ate a lot, no more than a white elephant.
after the football match, he’s got an important meeting.
he is a good friend that speaks well of us behind our backs.
his father is a man who forgives and forgets.
it was a very informative meeting.
you think she will come if it is fine tomorrow, but I don’t think so.
many people think that he is one of the most ambitious politicians of our times.
Although he is very young, he is very ambitious in his research work.
To make a long story short.
It is another story now.
I don’t buy yo ur story.
Once the story got abroad, I would never hear the last of it.
Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business.
even the wild animals of his homeland, it seemed to Kunta, had more dignity than these creatures.
the shark swung over and the old man saw his eye was not alive and then he swung over once again, wrapping himself in two loops of the rope.
a crashing thunderstorm, with thick rain hissing down from skies black as night, stopped Victor Henry from leaving the White House.
her father became the mayor of the city. He was a murderer in the Second World War.
she hadn’t been told Bette’s other name, or she’d forgotten it.
7.正反译法原文中的否定词译文翻译为肯定词，肯定词翻译为否定词，相反也可以这样。we must never stop taking an optimistic view of life.
He seemed to be at a loss for the precise words to elaborate his opinion.
the pupil that had been watching started to applaud.
I know a place where we can swim.
a new teacher will come tomorrow who will teach us French.
融合法。将原文的主语和定语从句融合在一起译成一个独立句子。we have a social and political system which differs in many respects from your own.
Carrie reached home in high good spirits, which she could scarcely conceal.
it has long been my wish to encounter one of the oldest civilizations in earth. I have come amidst you from Egypt, on the banks of the Nile, which also has a most ancient civilization.
these actions, which have aroused universal and unreserved disapproval, must nevertheless give us a pause.
while she spoke, the tears were running down.
I left immediately I’d finished my work.
The evidence is invalid in that it was obtained through illegal means.
while one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, on matter what his years may be. Where there is a will, there is a way.
1.Cheerful, efficient and warm-hearted, they will do everything to make your journey smooth and comfortable.
2. Throughout his life, Benjamin Franklin continued his education, learning from human contacts as well as from books.
3. Americans have a great range of customs and habits that at first may seem puzzling to a visitor.
4. The young man was very miserable. He had no money about him. All his savings had been stolen.
he needs to feel challenged①, admired ,put upon, despised, loved; he needs to feel cornered so he can outperform everyone②, almost as though he enjoys overcoming adversity and showing off his brilliance and subtlety③.
time goes fast for one ①who has a sense of beauty②, when there are pretty children in a pool and a young Diana on the edge③, to receive with wonder anything you can catch④.
on one of the sober and rather melancholy days①, in the latter part of autumn②, when the shadows of morning and evening almost mingle together③, and throw a gloom over the decline of the year④, I passed several hours in rambling about Westminster Abby⑤.
having just left school or technical institute①, where they had their place and a task to fulfill and where they ere known and esteemed by their colleagues②, those young people who do not land that first job they were so eagerly looking forward to have to face up for the first times to unemployment, ③a situation for which neither family nor school has prepared them④.
knit one’s brow; laugh in sb’s face; Trojan horse; Sphinx’s riddle
draw blood; hang on one’s lips; to be full of beans; bend an ear to.
burn the boat; after one’s own heart; hang by a hair.
竭泽而渔; 打草惊蛇; 掌上明珠; 对牛弹琴
粗枝大叶; 无孔不入; 开门见山; 单枪匹马
毛遂自荐; 东施效颦; 初出茅庐
the mayor of Toledo said in 1932: “I have seen thousands of these defeated, discouraged, hopeless men and women, cringing and dawning as they come to ask for public aid. It is a spectacle of national degradation.
out of sight, out of mind; like father, like son
走后门; 及时雨; 风凉话;
damn, hell, devil, confound, fuck, bitch. 自己翻译吧。
2. he got into the shoving and pushing and halting and slow flowing of Broadway.
3. then I happened to notice Ethel and saw that her color was high, that her eyes were bright, and that while she was praising Mrs. Newsome’s new shoes, her mind was not what she was saying.
4.these American staples are beautiful to our eyes, exquisite to our palates ,reviving to our fading physiques. 5．
在英语中，全部否定是通过一些否定词来表达的。这类否定词常用的有：no，none，not，never, nobody，nothing，nowhere, neither…nor等。全部否定的译法一般可直接译成汉语的否定句。
（1）Nowadays it is not difficult to go abroad.
（2）The boy was nowhere to be found．
（3）No trickery can fool us.
(4) None of these concerns me.
部分否定指对叙述的内容作部分的、而不是全部的否定。当英语的某些不定代词如all，both，every，each，某些副词如often，always和否定词连用时，就表示部分否定。在这类否定句中，all, both等词往往是否定的重点，通常译成“不都是”、“并非都”, “并不都”、“不全是”、“不总是”、“几乎不”等。（1）All the novelist's detective cases, however, were not successful.
（2）Both the instruments are not precision ones.
（3）All that glitters is not gold.
（4）This train does not stop at every station.
（1）Nothing is impossible to a willing heart．
（2）There is not any advantage without disadvantage．
（3）It is none other than zinc.
（4）At the close of the party, there were few guests who weren’t drunk.
（1）If there were no energy, there would be no force and work.
（2）He cannot but agree．
（3）There is no story without coincidence．
（2）He is five foot nothing
2．“cannot be + too + 形容词”意为“怎么……也不过分”、“越……越好”。如：
（1）You cannot be too careful.
（2）This point cannot be overemphasized.
3．“no，none，nothing + but，like”意为“只有”、“只”、“不过”等。“nothing short of”则有“简直可以说”的意思。
（1）There is no man but errs．
（2）Nothing but a miracle can save him．
（3）There is no mother but loves her children.
英语中有一些特殊结构、短语和词汇本身并无否定的意思，但和别的词搭配在一起，便表示否定。1．有些动词如：avoid, baffle, decline, defy, disagree, escape, exclude, fail, hate, ignore, lack, miss, overlook, refuse, wonder,等,有时含有否定意义，可意译成汉语否定词。
（1）The engine failed to start.
（2）I wonder if I can go with you.
（3）The drain just refused to work．
（4）I hate to leave here at such a moment.
（5）He denied me any help while I was doing the work.
（6）They lacked the strength to walk any further.
一些动词短语，如：hold back from，keep away, keep from, keep off , lose sight of, prefer…to…, put a stop/an end to，refrain from, prevent from, prohibit from, save from, shut one’s eye’s to, stop from, turn a deaf ear to, wash one’s hands of等有时含有否定意义，汉译时可译成否定句。
（1）Keep your hands off the exhibits, please.
（2）We should turn a deaf ear to rumors and slanders.
（3）Many people on the beach wore dark glasses to protect their eyes from the sun.
2．有些介词和介词短语如above，against，beneath, beyond，but, except, except for, in spite of, instead of, out of, past, , under, without等有时含有否定意义，要译成汉语的否定句。
（1）It is beyond his power to sign the contract.
（2）Mr. Green is out of town this week.
（3）His conduct is above suspicion.
（4）But for air and water, nothing could live.
3.一些形容词（短语）、副词（短语），如：away from，absent, blind to, dark，dead, , far from, few, free from, ignorant of, ill, independent from/of, , inferior to, in vain,last, little，short of，too…to…等，有时含有否定含义，也可译成汉语的否定词。
（1）He was ill treated in hospital.
（2）He would be the last man to do this job.
（3）This question is far from difficult.
（4）We are short of hands at present.
（5）We tried in vain to measure the voltage.
4. 有些连词和连词短语如：before, better than, more than, other than, rather than, unless, would rather…than…等有时含有否定意义，汉译时可译为否定句。
（1）I would die before I surrender.
（2）He is braver than wise．
（3）He has more books than he can read.
“no more than”,“no less than”译为“只……”“一样……”等。
（1）We developed no more than three kinds of machines.
（2）She is no less active than she used to be．
（1）Don’t you think it foolish to act like this？
（2）Hasn't the train arrived？
（1）At no time and under no circumstances will China be the first to use nuclear weapons.
（2）A transformer provides no power of its own.
（1）He is not a doctor.
He is no doctor. 。
（2）It is not a joke.
It is no joke.
（1）I don't suppose they will arrive on time.
（2）I don't think it is good to marry early.
1. A man cannot whistle and drink at the same time.
2. Not all his work could save her.
3. An opportunity is not likely to repeat itself.
4. You won’t expect to find the whole truth in advertisements any more than you expect a man applying for a job to describe his shortcomings.
5. Seldom is a thing more prized than after it has been lose once and regained.
(1) Jane's uncle is an old fox , up to all kinds of evils.
(2) He dealt with some of the great men of Washington for almost twenty years. He was paid to take out the garbage and thrown a couple of bills by the fat cats in their thousand-dollar suits.
(4)His wife spent all her life on the stage.
(5)She is the prettiest girl in the world.
（9）A smile would come into Mr. Pickwick’s face, the smile extended into a laugh, the laugh into a roar, and the roar became general.
（10）Can the imperialists change their nature, or the leopards his spots?
（1）Early Reagan was a mirror image of early Carter.
（2）脱掉棉衣换上春装的人们，好像卸下了千斤重载，真是蹦跳觉得轻松，爬起卧倒感到利落。（3）as cool as a cucumber as sharp as a needle
（1）We have enrolled every local Cicero.
（2）What flowers does everybody have?—Tulips.
（1）He made money fly.
（2）He came home safe and sound.
An ounce of practice is worth a pound of theory.
In rivers the water that you touch is the last of that has passed and the first of that which comes: so with time present.
twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are!
Up above the world so high,
Like a diamond in the sky!
1：If one or more electrons be removed, the atom is said to be positively charged.
2：Menopause is known to be preceded by time spans of sub- and infertility.
（1）It is generally (universally) accepted that…
（2）It should be added that…
（3）It is admitted that…
（4）It is claimed that……
（5）It is expected that……
（6）It has been found that…
Even though asteroids are very small and very faint, astronomers have learned a great deal about their sizes, shapes, and composition by using a variety of direct and indirect techniques. For example, it is known that the brightness of many asteroids varies periodically.
There will be more computer crimes like theft of computer time, theft of confidential information stored in computers, unauthorized manipulation of computer information, etc. Large sums of money are involved. The criminals are rarely convicted because it is difficult to catch/charge them.
With the right combination of these dimensions, all six circles will overlap, opening a window in the center to let in a beam of radio signals from an extraterrestrial civilization.
The chaffinches showed an instinctive ability to pick out the right sounds to imitate, suggesting that instinct was as important as learning to the birds as they developed their songs.
The instrument must be so carefully designed as to block any short circuits, the greatest hazard to the continuity of service.
Only gas gives you
Tankful after tankful of hot water
3 times faster
Why gas gives you
tankful after tankful of hot water
3 times faster???
Would you be more careful if it was
you that got pregnant?
they laughed when I sat down
at the Piano
but when I started to play!
come to where the flavor is
come to Marlboro country!
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Ugly is only skin-deep.
A Mars a day keeps you work, rest and play.
Now you can have your cake and diet too.
At 60 miles an hour
the loudest noise in this new Rolls-Royce
comes from the electric clock.
They laughed when I sat down at the Piano. But when I started to play!
Women Can Indeed Go Bald.
Mars a day keeps you work, rest and play.
Can’t Beat The Real Thing.
Taste that beats the other Colds.
Good to the last drop.
FIYTA Watch, Once Possessed, Nothing More is Expected.
I’ll do a lot for love, but
I’m not ready to die for it.
ford, Lincoln, rolls-Royce, Sony, Casio, Marlboro, Parker, Nike, Gillette, Rolex等。
Orient, Microsoft, V olkswagon, Ivory, Camel, Shell, Apple, Good companion, Rock, Gulf.等。
Coca-cola, 7-up, Sprite, Holsten, Simmons, Colgate, Avon, Pentium, Benz等。
1.Reliably Solid, Solidly Reliable. solid汽车公司广告
2.You’re better off under the Umbrella.旅游保险公司广告
3.A Business in Millions
A Profit in Pennies. Penny商业公司广告
4. The driver is safer when the road is dry; the road is safer when the driver is dry.公交广告
5. How to Fly Japanese Style
One Man’s Sushi Is Another Man’s Steak.
There’s just no second guessing about taste. So, to keep everyone happy, we have a simple solution.
One is Japanese.
The other is Continental.
It’s reflected in the smile of your JAL hostess as she offers you a steaming oshiboro towel to refresh yourself.
Unique service like this doesn’t just happen at mealtime. From our first hello to our last sayonara, we do our best to prove there’s as much difference between airlines as between airline menus.
We’re the one where East meets West.
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新闻报道一般由标题headline、导语lead和正文body组成。标题是新闻的眼睛，是文章内容的浓缩与概括，其通常具有简洁、醒目、清晰的特点，并在词汇、语法和修辞上独具特点。复杂多样的句式灵活运用的时态; 频繁出现被动语态; 丰富多彩的修辞
支持：back,少用support; 被捕：多用back,少用arrest; 解雇：多用axe,少用dismiss.
Exporters Back Resolution; Governor to Axe Aid?; Suspects Held
Tie=relation; top=exceed; step=process; check=examine; ease=lessen
首字母缩略词：PC; WTO; IMF; PLO; UN; UNESCO;
Clinton Inauguration Most Expensive Ever;
Nuke Protesters Convicted;
Comeback gives China a sensational Thomas Cup Win
Street Battle in Heavy Shelling as Peace Talks Proceed
Japan to Help Elderly Jobless
China to Continue Fiscal Program to Aid Economy
Deposits, Loans Rising in Shanghai
SK Car Sales Surging Up
How Much is Too Much?
A Frosty Summit in Moscow
Soccer Kicks Off with Violence
The Sun Sets for the Last Time
Crying Over Unsold Milk
Liberty is the True Mother of Invention
Refuges in Dire Straits
Union Calls to Strike Falls on Deaf Ears
新词新意：cyber chatting; hacker; iphone; ipad;
旧词新意：sources 代替人士或官员，如authoritative sources, diplomatic sources;
Diplomatic sources in Beijing say the Chinese are upset with the restrictions banning transfer of the U.S. technology to other countries.
Think tank 代替consultant, 如：
China has got up a think tank to study strategic and national defence questions concerning both china and foreign countries, the government announced yesterday.
外来词的借用：PRETORIA (Agencies via Xinhua)---- Nelson Mandela took the oath of office yesterday to become South Africa’s first president in a glorious celebration ending the agony of apartheid and marking the country’s return to the world community.
人名、地名、建筑物的借用：white house, white hall, pentagon, Beijing; Washington, Kremlin
BMW stresses Rover support
strike shuts VW’s factory in South Africa
Thailand, Malaysia ink sea treaty
MANILA: Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos may return home one day earlier than expected,
Leaders of demonstrators accused the government of trying to hinder the teach-in by hastily organizing pop concerts and commandeering the city’s mobile toilets.
Bank Robbers make first Portuguese euro heist: report
LISBON, Dec 29(ASP)---- three armed men wearing wigs held up a Portuguese bank and made off with an undisclosed sum in escudos and euros, the country’s first such robbery, the daily 24 Horas(hours) said on Saturday.
英语的表达特点：conference room, reading room, 其它都省略room，如Dean, Vice Dean, General Secretary, Library, etc.