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论坛大师请进(之三)——汉英翻译【探讨】 [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2017-4-8 20:42:26 |Display all floors
“破费”意思是“花钱”,固定翻译是:put someone to the expense of ...。鉴于原文中来客已经花了钱,买了礼物,原文中的“怎么能让你破费”不宜按照字面翻译,可试译为:How can I bear to see you go to enough for my sake?

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Post time 2017-4-8 20:48:52 |Display all floors
“探望我这把老骨头”不能按照字面翻译为:come and see my old bones

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Post time 2017-5-19 23:04:31 |Display all floors
母亲病了,住在医院里,我去守护她。Mother was so sick that I stayed with her in the hospital.

Then came a lot of visitors too, bringing with them fruits and tonics of all kinds. To each well-wisher, Mother said the same, " your presence here is much appreciated, but it is ridiculous that you spend your money on me, please take back all the things to your kids."

They would not follow her words naturally. Mother then asked me to return the presents, ending up with being left on the table by the visitors who vanished with excuses.

Unable to consume so many good foods herself, Mother then asked me to join her and inquired about the taste I experienced.

My reply was, "It is yummy."

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