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美联英语怎么样:翻译技巧-让名词“动”起来

2015-02-03 17:45   类别:阅读   来源:   责编:Dong

本期美联英语给大家带来翻译技巧-让名词“动”起来,欢迎阅读!

1. table:名词,桌子;当动词用,是指开会时延期讨论提案等,也就是暂缓审议(to postpone discussion of a bill or suggestion until future time)They tabled the motion at the meeting.

  会议决定延期讨论该提案。

  I made the motion and he seconded it.

  我提案,他同意。

  (second 这里是动词,意思是赞成;to second the motion 也就是附议。)We are tabling this matter until further notice.

  我们延期讨论这件事,以后再说。

  2. pride:名词,荣誉;当动词用,是指感到得意或自豪(to take pride in something)We prided ourselves on our good work.

  我们为自己工作的表现而自豪。

  I have long prided myself on being a good teacher.

  我一向以身为一名称职的老师而自豪。

  注意:to pride oneself on, to be proud of, to take pride in意思相近,只是用法和后面所跟的介词不同而已。

  They take great pride in her daughter who is now a famous scientist.

  他们以身为科学家的女儿而自豪。

  I am very proud of being a Chinese.

  我以作为一个中国人而自豪。

  3. carpet:名词,地毯;当动词用,是覆盖的意思(to cover something)The flower girls carpeted the floor with rose petals before the bride's entrance.

  新娘进来前,花童将玫瑰花瓣撒满了地板。

  During the winter time my roof is carpeted with white snow.

  冬天时我家的屋顶盖满了白雪。

  4. floor:名词,地板;当动词用,是踩足汽车的油门,加速开车或使人惊讶(to press accelerator of a car to the floor in order to speed up; or to astonish someone)As soon as I saw his gun, I floored my car.

  我一见到他有枪,立即踩足油门加速开车。

  When you see a police car, don't floor it.

  当你看到警车时,別开快车。

  The news really floored me; I hadn't been expecting it at all.

  这个消息真使我惊讶得不知所措,这完全出乎我的意料。

  5. top:名词,顶端;做动词用,是做得更好,或高过某人(to do something better or to be taller than someone)If he had tried harder, he could have topped his class.

  假如他以前用功些,他会在班里(成绩)名列前茅的。

  The tax-cut issue will top today's agenda.

  减税问题将是今天的主要议题。

  Mr. Lin tops me by three inches.

  林先生比我高三英寸。

  6. flag:名词,旗帜;当动词用,是指打旗号或做手势来传达讯息(to give signal for communication)When my car broke down, I flagged a police car.

  当我的汽车抛锚的时候,我打了个信号招来一辆警车。

  The beach life-guards usually flag one another for communication.

  海滨救生员通常用旗号传达讯息。

  7. bridge:名词,桥梁、桥牌;当动词用,是连接或沟通的意思(to connect)。

  The parents are trying to bridge the generation gap with their children.

  父母都在设法弥合与儿女的代沟。

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  These tax reforms are attempt to bridge the gap between the rich and poor.

  这些税收改革旨在弥合贫富之间的差距。

  8. club:名词,俱乐部、高尔夫球棒;当动词用,意思是用棍棒打人(to beat someone with a stick)The security officer should not club any suspect who does not resist arrest.

  保安人员对任何没有拒捕的嫌犯都不该用棍棒殴打。

  I saw the police clubbing a suspected robber.

  我看到警察用棍棒打了那个抢劫嫌疑犯。

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