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Upper Intermediate - Funny Business 4 -- Farewell, Xiao Zhao

Posted by xiaophil August 19, 2009 in the Group General Discussion.

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Upper Intermediate - Funny Business 4 -- Farewell, Xiao Zhao

ID: 1229

 

饯行

今天这顿饭算作给你饯行,祝你一路顺风!

Just take this meal as a farewell party, we wish you a smooth journey!

 

便饭

在这儿吃午饭吧,家常便饭。

How about staying for lunch? Just potluck.

 

下手

惯扒经常在人多的地方下手。

Hardened thieves usually steal in places that are crowded with people.

 

行动

避免轻率行动

refrain from any rash action

 

制造

制造不和

sow discord

 

车祸

他惨死于车祸。

He died a tragic death in a traffic accident

 

亏待

to use a friend badly

亏待朋友

 

创业

她自己创业开了一家刻印店。

She started an engraving seal store.

 

拚劲儿

他很有拼劲儿

He has a lot of drive.

 

野心

他冀图夺取政权的野心已经路人皆知了。

His ambition to seize power is known to all.

 

过日子

时代变了,不能再靠金饭碗过日子。

Times have changed, one can no longer expect a secure and well-paid job forever.

 

对得起

你要我做的事情我都做了,我总算对得起你了。

 

I've done everything you asked me to do. I didn't let you down in the least

 

羡慕

你白润的皮肤真让人羡慕。

Your white skin is really enviable!

 

一辈子

一辈子也忘不了。

 

I won't forget as long as I live.

 

图私利

pursue private ends; seek personal gain

 

地位

历史地位

 

place in history

 

岁数

在他这个岁数,不应该再干重体力活了。

 

He shouldn't be doing heavy manual work at his age.

 

踏实

你工作很踏实,就是缺少创造性。

He is a steady worker with a lack of creativity.

 

多嘴

他怨怪我多嘴。

He blamed me for not keeping my mouth shut when I should.

 

退

敌人已经退了。

The enemy has retreated.

 

汽车陷在烂泥里了。

The car is stuck in the mud.

 

 

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