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求助:人生苦短 怎么翻译比较好~~ [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2007-5-30 08:01:31 |Display all floors
人生苦短,这里的苦是和短并列做表语,还是做状语修饰短的?
Life is pained and short. Or  Life is painfully short.

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Post time 2007-5-30 08:10:51 |Display all floors

Try

Life is short with misery?

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Post time 2007-5-30 08:20:03 |Display all floors
Life is painfully short. sounds natural.

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Post time 2007-5-30 08:29:08 |Display all floors
tks

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Post time 2007-5-30 08:32:45 |Display all floors
Life is bitter and short.

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Post time 2007-5-30 17:29:49 |Display all floors

JFYR: Life is tough and transient.

Originally posted by tumujerome at 2007-5-30 08:20
Life is painfully short. sounds natural.


'Life is painfully short' could also be interpreted as 'if only my life could be longer'.

[ Last edited by sinatra at 2007-5-30 05:39 PM ]

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Post time 2007-5-30 20:53:24 |Display all floors

I agree with #3

In this expression "ku" is an adverb modifying "duan", in the sense that life is too short, regretably.

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