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2014年翻译资格考试中级口译词汇以及语法复习2

Baby

  Basic need

  音形义 Everyday Expressions

  n. [C] 婴儿

  She is expecting a baby. (她怀孕了。)

  注:baby的性别不明时,通常用 it 来指代。

  n. 孩子气的人

  Don’t be such a baby! (不要这样孩子气!)

  n. 宝贝(亲爱的)口语体为babe

  Hey babe, you’d like another drink?

  衍生词语

  babyhood (婴儿时代);

  babyish (幼稚的);

  复合词语

  baby-sitter/baby-minder (保姆);

  babyfaced (娃娃脸的);

  常见搭配 Useful Phrases

  小儿语 --- baby talk

  乳齿 --- baby tooth

  嫩萝卜--- baby carrots(very small,tender carrots,not fullygrown)

  生育高峰 --- baby boom

  习语与俗语 Idioms & Slangs

  baby kisser --- [美俚] 为拉选票而到处拉拢人心的人

  babes and sucklings --- 乳臭未干的孩子

  sleep like a baby --- 睡得香

  生活用语 Street Talks

  A: Rosemary, will you go to the movies with me tonight?

  B: I wish I could, Jo. But my baby’s taking me out to dinnertonight. (情人)

  A: Tom, I need your help. It’s out of control here.

  B: Come on, dear. You can make it. Come on! Give the talk. Thewhole plan is your baby. (由你 负责)

  A: That wasn’t hard at all.

  B: No, like stealing candy from a baby.

  电影对白 Transcripts

  句型 Now when I was a baby, Mama named me after the great CivilWar hero, General Nathan Bedford Forrest. 《阿甘正传》

  对话 Lenora: Who’s your friend?

  Gump: My name’s Forrest. Forrest Gump.

  Dan: This is cunning Carla and Long-Limbs Lenora.

  Lenora: Where you been Baby cakes? Huh? I haven’t seen you around lately. You know you should have been here for Christmas because Tommy bought a round on the house and gave everybody a turkey sandwich. 《阿甘正传》

  谚语 Proverbs

  The rich get richer and the poor get babies.

  富人发财,穷人得子。

  第四节

  Beauty

  Basic need

  音形义 Everyday Expressions

  n. [c] 美丽的人或事物

  She was a famous beauty in her youth.

  n. [u] 美

  We shall never forget the beauty of the old Beijing.

  n. 优点,极具魅力的特色

  The beauty of this machine is its simplicity. (这机器的优点在于简单。)

  衍生词语

  beautify (美化);

  beautiful (美丽的);

  复合词语

  beauty contest (选美比赛);

  beauty salon (美容院);

  常见搭配 Useful Phrases

  美容师 --- beauty aid

  风景点 --- beauty spot

  习语与俗语 Idioms & Slangs

  beauty sleep --- 美容觉(午夜前的睡眠)

  the beauty of sth --- 有优势的方面

  生活用语 Street Talks

  A: Mom it hurts.

  B: This black eye you got in the fight is a real beauty,huh?!

  A: Please! Mom!

  Saving petrol, you know, that’s the beauty of buying a smallcar.

  The beauty of his new job is that he works his own hours. (flexible hours)

  电影对白 Transcripts

  句型 And now for your listening and viewing pleasure, direct from Hollywood, California, our very own beatnik beauty, let’s give a big round of applause to the luscious Bobby Dylan. 《阿甘正传》

  对话 Jesse Jackson: It’s beautiful to be black, but beauty is not enough.

  Crowd Leader: What do you want?

  Crowd Response: Black power! 《阿甘正传》

  谚语 Proverbs

  Beauty is but skin-deep.

  红颜易变。

  Beauty without virtue is a flower without perfume.

  貌美而无德,犹如花之无香。

  Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. / Beauty lies in lover's eyes.

  情人眼里出西施。

  名言 Quotations

  “Beauty is truth, truth beauty,”—that is all Ya know on earth, and all ya need to know.John Keats (1795-1821), English poet. Ode on a Grecian Urn.

  It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But … it isbetter to be good than to be ugly.Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish author. Lord Henry, in The Picture of Dorian Gray, ch. 17 (1891).

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