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Poll Can you live in Shanghai on $1,000 USD a month? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 Everyday life 78 49853 designerbarrett 2012-6-24 05:06:50
  Again, my sincere thanks to all who have responded here. :) My move to Shanghai has been delayed. ...
Choice and why? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 8 3328 jl2315 2008-12-18 22:48:25
  :) It would be, if that was the original sentence. But that is one of my permutations.
Choice and why? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 8 3328 jl2315 2008-12-18 22:48:25
  rickli is right... "were able to" is the best answer but that is not one of the choices. They we ...
紧急翻译 Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 2945 boke_usa 2008-12-18 17:32:59
  Are you asking WHY 极端火险? If so ... it is because it has not rained in a long time ... D ...
help ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 20 7221 boke_usa 2008-12-15 09:31:02
  Thanks, tumujerome! :) Well, that's a very different kettle of fish, isn't it. The prim ...
help ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 20 7221 boke_usa 2008-12-15 09:31:02
  :) This is a very interesting topic: heart vs stomach (1) Long, long ago ... Queen Elizabeth I of E ...
too salty the night Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 2262 rickli 2008-12-12 10:08:47
  :) Google "It was too salty the night she and Karl moved into their house."
too salty the night Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 2262 rickli 2008-12-12 10:08:47
  "Her husband Karl always teased her about her macaroni, saying it was the only thing she knew how t ...
Choice and why? Translation Tips 翻译点津 6 2600 zenocai 2008-12-14 03:25:31
  Susan: Can you come to attend our party tonight? Mary: Sorry, but I do wish I could. Susan: ...
jumping the couch ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 7 4372 rickli 2008-12-11 10:32:21
  The particular phrasing (leaving out the "on") ... most likely arose because of the existence ...
for hotting up my soup! Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 23 8448 boke_usa 2008-12-7 01:35:15
 
first life dream world/embarrass Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 2797 leebohua 2008-12-5 20:17:47
  :) These phrases are from a satire/parody site which makes fun of people spending their time playin ...
soft wire Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 3002 boke_usa 2008-12-4 14:49:47
  Again, you are very welcome, leebohua. :)
for hotting up my soup! Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 23 8448 boke_usa 2008-12-7 01:35:15
  :) I thought "" means shaking hot pepper onto grilling steaks (or into soup) while angry at ...
for hotting up my soup! Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 23 8448 boke_usa 2008-12-7 01:35:15
  I was too cheap to buy a bigger one.
soft wire Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 3002 boke_usa 2008-12-4 14:49:47
  :) You are very welcome. The phase "soft wired" probably comes from hardwired (or "hard wired") -- ...
the wiring of your brain Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 2680 richardk 2008-12-10 08:16:32
  I'm curious about why it is a bad translation? (Forgive my question, I am a stupid American. : ...
for hotting up my soup! Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 23 8448 boke_usa 2008-12-7 01:35:15
  Mexican hat = sombrero.
soft wire Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 3002 boke_usa 2008-12-4 14:49:47
  soft-wired = biologically programmed = evolutionarily encoded ... :) Or are you looking for E-C?
for hotting up my soup! Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 23 8448 boke_usa 2008-12-7 01:35:15
  Now "hotting up" is correct.
路漫漫其修远兮...... Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 3539 boke_usa 2008-12-3 15:58:52
  :) Thanks, leebohua. ( I am not yet wise enough to understand if "修means远" why both characters a ...
路漫漫其修远兮...... Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 3539 boke_usa 2008-12-3 15:58:52
  水至清则无鱼,人至察则无徒 To attract fish and friends, stir up the mud. :) Excuse my joke... ...
for hotting up my soup! Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 23 8448 boke_usa 2008-12-7 01:35:15
  As edchan pointed out "hotting up my soup" is (usually) incorrect English grammar. The gentle humor ...
Poll Can you live in Shanghai on $1,000 USD a month? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 Everyday life 78 49853 designerbarrett 2012-6-24 05:06:50
  Many thanks to all who replied. :) Very good information.
a的用法 Translation Tips 翻译点津 6 3353 susanfang 2008-12-20 08:45:46
  OK:) My understanding is that, if you work for a company, you will need to obtain, among other thing ...
ITC spending per Employee---what does "ITC "stand for ? Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 2814 boke_usa 2008-8-16 08:46:54
  Perhaps ITC refers to Investment Tax Credit, but I am not not knowledgeable in that area. (ITC sp ...
帮帮忙 Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 3060 boke_usa 2008-8-16 08:39:00
  Should the air (i.e., pneumatic pressure) be left (turned) ON (in) the RAISE circuit (i.e., lifti ...
Pls help to clarify the " what " using in these two sentence Translation Tips 翻译点津 6 3344 yang5818 2008-8-18 08:51:06
  :) Yes, "that" is the appropriate word (rather than "what") in line 1. and "who" (or "that") is th ...
**支路 用英语怎么说 Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 5792 helena51 2008-6-17 14:42:18
  I do not speak Chinese, but Google seems to think you are asking about a "slip road" "A highway ram ...
consuming public=consumers?if yes,为什么要说的这么wordy呢? Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 2881 jeff_in_sf 2008-5-30 14:20:11
  Why did they write " consuming public" rather than simply "consumers"? An interesting and subtle qu ...
没有说外国月亮比中国圆(C-E) Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 3650 rainbow 2008-3-3 12:50:27
  Isn't it true the moon is as round in [America] as it is in China? :) Again forgive me, rainbow, fo ...
野花不如家花香(C-E) Attachments ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 13 4151 rainbow 2008-3-4 13:29:55
  The courtesan's perfume is nothing compared to my wife's aroma after cooking pork? :) Just k ...
What's the meaning? ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 14 5351 albaoncd 2008-2-10 18:46:04
  SOURCE: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton :) Hi Freakyqi! If you Google “But you got one o ...
What's the meaning? ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 14 5351 albaoncd 2008-2-10 18:46:04
  on retainer = paid regularly to be available for consultation, rather than hired for a particular ...
To moderator of this board ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 3882 boke_usa 2007-8-26 02:27:52
  Thanks, JL. (I haven't been around lately, and so my perceptions were stuck in a time warp. ) ...
It's getting worse - newly posted can't be seen ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 14 7850 rainbow 2007-8-31 22:22:47
  Yes, sadly this is the "new reality."
To moderator of this board ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 3882 boke_usa 2007-8-26 02:27:52
  I believe what caused Holly to ask the moderators to make changes was because she was prevented f ...
Poll Can you live in Shanghai on $1,000 USD a month? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 Everyday life 78 49853 designerbarrett 2012-6-24 05:06:50
  :) Thank you all for being so kind to reply ... and for being so welcoming and encouraging to me. ...
Challenge You and Challenge Me Attachments Practical English 实用英语 4 4319 boke_usa 2007-7-21 05:50:58
  What wouldn't we do to persuade such a woman to get into bed?
leon Attachments Practical English 实用英语 3 4317 boke_usa 2007-6-26 00:26:15
  Against Leon's will he becomes the good father to a brave young femme.
operating face Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 2556 mobile_eater 2007-6-21 15:47:36
  a criminal website intent on stealing the identities of Dougherty’s members 劫持(hijacked)了他的公 ...
disintermediation,IT方面,高手进 Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 4105 clearwater 2007-6-21 14:26:59
  自动化例行互动?
gramar structure of this sentence . Practical English 实用英语 5 3964 jl2315 2007-6-22 21:18:55
  :) I am sorry that I cannot explain in Chinese, but in this sentence, "appear" is correct English u ...
Poll What do you prefera hot outgoing or hot shy girl? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Free Talk 44 12115 kingbike2008 2009-6-25 09:05:42
  You don't know if a shy girl likes you unless you go talk to her. :) Better if girl comes over, ...
How to say "网易网盘“? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 12 8686 zhangxs 2007-6-24 19:04:25
  Google translation of "网易网盘“ = "NetEase web site" But don't ask me.
Poll Can you live in Shanghai on $1,000 USD a month? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 Everyday life 78 49853 designerbarrett 2012-6-24 05:06:50
  :) Perhaps I can get rich shipping good weather from Hainan to Shanghai... Then buy night club! :l ...
一道初三的练习题 ... 1 2 3 4 Practical English 实用英语 21 10403 tinaabc 2007-8-2 10:40:19
  A tricky question. Depends on tone of (spoken) voice. Is the "No" said in agreement, or disagree ...
Today is my birthday,I received a strange present Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Friendship, Love, Relationships 26 8540 jackob 2007-8-28 17:51:12
  I believe this is a happy story.
"吃醋"应该怎么译啊? ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 19 15440 allinall 2007-8-9 20:14:36
  How one would know, is a mystery, is it not?
tank is a vest like object? Attachments Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 3095 boke_usa 2007-6-20 11:45:36
  :) Thank you! I didn't know the difference between American & British "tank".
tank is a vest like object? Attachments Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 3095 boke_usa 2007-6-20 11:45:36
  tank ... short for "tank top"
more american way ( 他们的结合不是一见钟情,而是日久生情。 ) Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 2438 househusband 2007-6-20 10:56:27
  :) Are you sure you want a "more American way"? Your expression is composed beautifully. Do you ...
C-E 《行走在消逝中》(college essay title) ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 10 4571 househusband 2007-6-20 10:12:23
  Yes, there are many students who attend Oblivion U.
C-E 《行走在消逝中》(college essay title) ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 10 4571 househusband 2007-6-20 10:12:23
  My robot is pleased with itself.
C-E 《行走在消逝中》(college essay title) ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 10 4571 househusband 2007-6-20 10:12:23
  In America, students might think it meant a state of being drugged senseless. "Oblivion" is ...
C-E 《行走在消逝中》(college essay title) ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 10 4571 househusband 2007-6-20 10:12:23
  Thanks. Is that a typical college entrance essay topic in China?
give sth the billing Translation Tips 翻译点津 6 2454 hly2008 2007-6-20 10:19:37
  Yes. Raise sth to the level of perceived importance (it deserves). NOTE: "the billing" comes from ...
storage has left its silo ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 15 5345 hly2008 2007-7-7 19:57:56
  :) My robot tells me that the above sentence appears to be a perfectly acceptable sentenc ...
storage has left its silo ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 15 5345 hly2008 2007-7-7 19:57:56
  I agree. But the writer was trying to be clever. And, if you were a native speaker and an IT expe ...
storage has left its silo ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 15 5345 hly2008 2007-7-7 19:57:56
  FOLLOW-UP NOTE: The English play on words "storage has left its silo" (probably) encodes two meaning ...
storage has left its silo ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 15 5345 hly2008 2007-7-7 19:57:56
  FROM WIKIPEDIA The writer may also intend a secondary (clever) meaning ... that the technology ...
Poll Can you live in Shanghai on $1,000 USD a month? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 Everyday life 78 49853 designerbarrett 2012-6-24 05:06:50
  :) Thank you, seasonsong, for your excellent, detailed analysis. So, ~$1500-1700 USD for an Amer ...
account for 如何翻译,请高手指点 ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 25 6919 boke_usa 2007-6-18 09:26:23
  Branding iron aside, I am actually quite fond of the sentence in question. :) (My personal col ...
account for 如何翻译,请高手指点 ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 25 6919 boke_usa 2007-6-18 09:26:23
  :) re: 1st_resp -- Perhaps one solution to excessive business expert "jargon" would be to brand : ...
account for 如何翻译,请高手指点 ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 25 6919 boke_usa 2007-6-18 09:26:23
  SOURCE OF SENTENCE IN QUESTION : http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa479368.aspx :) As an a ...
CD news: become a central villain in a national drama ? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 12 4586 applezy 2007-6-18 09:01:52
  Yes :) (Journalists sometimes like to add a bit of "literary flair" to their writing.)
CD news: become a central villain in a national drama ? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 12 4586 applezy 2007-6-18 09:01:52
  Yes. :) (Journalists sometimes like to add a bit of "literary flair" to their writing.)
please help to translate into Chinese ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 5141 marinahao 2007-6-20 10:24:08
  :) Perhaps someone who speaks Chinese will help you, here. But the "Translation Tips" area is the ...
spring roll Attachments ... 1 2 Friendship, Love, Relationships 10 4188 thunderbird 2007-6-18 23:20:44
  Yes, I am hungry now ... and do not have the ingredients! I must settle for a hot dog.
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  :) Of course, this section of the forum is called "English Square ... ... and the topic you create ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  :) Just found some course slides/viewgraphs from an English course at UCLA... (NOTE I don't yet ...
please help to translate into Chinese ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 5141 marinahao 2007-6-20 10:24:08
  I do not speak Chinese, but it might be something vaguely like this: 终于, 但不是最少重要 ...
Who can recommend me some tpyical english songs? Practical English 实用英语 4 4413 boke_usa 2007-6-13 04:12:54
  Will your computer play this Chinese version of an English song? http://www.chinyes.com/?p=60#res ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  :) Wonderful! This illustrates an important point about poetic composition. A songwriter who is co ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  As is clear, a full discussion of rhyme from the literary specialist's perspective is a complex m ...
Learn English by rhyme... Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 25721 boke_usa 2007-6-13 00:21:39
  At that very moment the mouse unleashes the fury of his ingenious trap! He yanks the string tied to ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  ROBOT RHYME REF SAYS: goes / close (adj) do not quite rhyme. "goes" is pronounced GOHZ close ...
Who can recommend me some tpyical english songs? Practical English 实用英语 4 4413 boke_usa 2007-6-13 04:12:54
  Sorry you can't hear the others. I thought that might be a problem. :) Let me think about the pr ...
Learn English by rhyme... Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 25721 boke_usa 2007-6-13 00:21:39
  ROBOT RHYME REF SAYS: goes / close (adj) do not quite rhyme. "goes" is pronounced GOHZ close ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  :) Thank you, rovi. Some excellent information to help map where confusion lies. More about all o ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  Bless you, changzhou, especially for your perfect timing as a citizen of the forum. :) (Surely ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  Delightful "old-timey" (as they said in "Oh, Brother..." :) ) music! Thanks.
Learn English by rhyme... Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 25721 boke_usa 2007-6-13 00:21:39
  Non-story rhyme sequence Now time to go put some good food in my mouth. :) [ Last edited by boke_ ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  :) Much to discuss ... but I must cook some food so don't think I'm rude for not replying right ...
Learn English by rhyme... Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 25721 boke_usa 2007-6-13 00:21:39
  "THE STORY" RHYMES CHOOSING B (already rhymed) [ Last edited by boke_usa at 2007-6-11 05:04 PM ] ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  :) My favorite song! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71cGnQHFNjk I would never have thought about ...
Who can recommend me some tpyical english songs? Practical English 实用英语 4 4413 boke_usa 2007-6-13 04:12:54
  A) http://218.75.129.251/2005/realboy/238/2.rm B) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8jF76hiacI C) ht ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  :) The question of rhyme and dialect makes it all the more "complicated" doesn't it? Here's a so ...
Poll Can you live in Shanghai on $1,000 USD a month? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 Everyday life 78 49853 designerbarrett 2012-6-24 05:06:50
  $22000 RMB I think that amount is above my budget. :) But the apartment does look beautif ...
读图时代 Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 5765 boke_usa 2007-6-11 23:30:18
  http://www.wanfangdata.com.cn/qikan/periodical.Articles/hhgxyxb-rwshkxb/hhgx2005/0504/050411.htm "er ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  Some recent behavior in these rhyming threads has damaged the beauty of the China Daily forum. ...
Learn English by rhyme... Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 25721 boke_usa 2007-6-13 00:21:39
 
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  Name-calling is to be expected. Unfortunately.
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  :) That is a very interesting and unusual dialect of English.
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  As I said ... :) I agree there is a very slight difference in the pronunciation of the "i" and "e" ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  While the mouse and the cheese go sign up for class ... ... hahaha, now and down like town share a ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  :) Yes, however, "now" lacks the final "n" sound which would make it truly rhyme with "town" but y ...
Learn English by rhyme... Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 25721 boke_usa 2007-6-13 00:21:39
  But mouse's hard cheese mis-rhymed "now" with "down" ... and must study to be far more clever. -- ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  He wondered where the story of two lions and the mouse (in a haunted house) would be by now. ...
Questions/Discussion about what RHYMES with what in English Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Practical English 实用英语 42 14857 boke_usa 2007-6-16 02:58:41
  Name-calling is fine in this thread.
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