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Post time 2009-8-22 00:00:01 |Display all floors
With all the chemo, all the nausea, all the weakness, all the hairloss, only the tumor had seemed to prosper, getting ever larger with
every dose. Why hadn’t he told her that the success rate of such treatment was minuscule? Of course he had trotted out the usual disclaimers, but as if they were an afterthought instead of harsh facts of life.

有关癌症病人治病前/时医生的免责声明的。这个trot out是快速宣读的意思么?

最后半句话怎么翻译,逻辑关系会更清楚些呢?

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Post time 2009-8-25 06:26:20 |Display all floors

definition of "trot out"

trot out: to mention something regularly or habitually, without giving it much thought.  

中文的意思可以解释为:(制式地、机械地) 照本宣科

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Post time 2009-8-25 09:06:01 |Display all floors
Thanks.  I should have checked the dictionary first.

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