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Post time 2007-8-3 12:53:22 |Display all floors
Lines from Shrek I (great movie for learning English, I say):

Donkey: Whoa. Look at that. Who'd wanna live in a place like that?

Shrek: That would be my home.

Donkey: Oh and it is LOVELY. You know, you're really quite a decorator. It's amazing what you've done with such a modest budget. I like that boulder. That is a NICE boulder.

Now, how do we translate that "and" in "Oh and it is lovely"?  Certainly in the original if you take out "and", it'd just lose its sheen altogether.

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Post time 2007-8-3 12:58:34 |Display all floors
Hi, where is your question?

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Post time 2007-8-3 14:52:13 |Display all floors
Originally posted by rouofhk at 2007-8-3 12:53
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Now, how do we translate that "and" in "Oh and it is lovely"?  Certainly in the original if you take out "and", it'd just lose its sheen altogether.
Originally posted by hly_abc at 2007-8-3 12:58
Hi, where is your question?

Hint: if the word "how" doesn't ring a bell, the question mark at the end is a safe indication.
He has a question, and what's your problem?

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Post time 2007-8-3 15:06:58 |Display all floors
Yes, very funny, very funny. And just imagine Eddie Murphy doing the voice. Perfecto!

Here's my take:

Who'd wanna live in a place like that... (oops) and it is LOVELY!

所谓悬崖勒马、随风转舵

我的天哪,这种地方给谁住都要不得......呃,都是求之不得呀!

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Post time 2007-8-3 15:13:51 |Display all floors
Originally posted by edanword at 2007-8-3 15:06
Yes, very funny, very funny. And just imagine Eddie Murphy doing the voice. Perfecto!

Here's my take:

Who'd wanna live in a place like that... (oops) and it is LOVELY!

所谓悬崖勒马、随风转 ...


Oh yes Eddie is the number 1 feature of the movie! And, thanks for your try.

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Post time 2007-8-3 15:16:04 |Display all floors
我靠……考究啊!

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Post time 2007-8-3 15:16:45 |Display all floors
Sorry, Rouofhk, I didn't notice your question.

Well, I don't want to be offensive, hehe

And, I'll answer your question after I watch the movie.(I watched once, but it's a long time ago~!)

Of course I would like to answer every one's question~!(If I didn't miss them sometimes because I have too many questions to answer and too little time to consider)

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