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不战而屈人者胜 C-E [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2007-5-3 17:55:06 |Display all floors
知可以战不可以战者,胜。
识众寡之用者,胜。
以虞待不虞者,胜。
以逸待劳者,胜。
不战而屈人者,胜。

------摘自《棋经》

试译:
A winner knows,
   how to start a war at right time.
A winner knows,
   how to control a war by power.
A winner knows,
   how to be ready in acvance.
A winner knows,
   how to wait his ease for exhausted enemy.
A winner knows,
   how to bend enemy without fight.

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Post time 2007-5-3 18:16:18 |Display all floors

my try

知可以战不可以战者,胜。
If you know which war you should fight, which you shouldn't, you are bound to win.
识众寡之用者,胜。
If you know  how to use a large army as well as a small one, you are bound to win.
以虞待不虞者,胜。
If you are prepared and your opponent not , you are bound to win.
以逸待劳者,胜。
If you can save your energy and tire your opponent ,you are bound to win.
不战而屈人者,胜。
If you can make your opponent yield without starting a war, you are the winner.

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