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limo是哪种轿车? Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 3542 luxgum 2007-5-16 17:31:11
  Limousines don't necessarily have to mean the really long types. "Stretch limo" specifically refers ...
question mark--How to say "绿色食品,生态旅游业"? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 8 5209 swordfish007 2007-5-10 21:48:11
  Another possibility for 绿色食品: organic foods.
口语中最常说的:兑现诺言 如何说? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 7 4707 dickxie 2007-5-10 15:59:45
  Keeping a promise/breaking a promise.
how to post imags here? Attachments Free Talk 6 2007 guangyuan200 2007-5-10 16:52:19
  Use the "upload attachments" form.
What does CBBS actually stand for anyway? Free Talk 2 1515 oggyjj 2007-5-10 16:49:18
  Computerised Bulletin Board System?
Quality of food vs. quality of conversation ... 1 2 Free Talk 10 2588 changzhou007 2007-5-14 08:58:23
  Well, it really depends on who you're eating/conversing with. If I went out to dinner with my family ...
how to say 老土 in english ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 19 8315 rovi297 2007-1-31 10:35:58
  Unfashionable?
Why do you think I married one? Attachments ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 17 4408 shinasophia 2007-1-19 12:28:18
  Are you going across or down? 星期二是我们第一次一起分享口香糖25周年的纪念日。我不是多情,而是被训 ...
Why do you think I married one? Attachments ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 17 4408 shinasophia 2007-1-19 12:28:18
  Well, eastern and western humour styles are very different, so these cartoons might take you a lit ...
Why do you think I married one? Attachments ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 17 4408 shinasophia 2007-1-19 12:28:18
  我当然喜欢孩子了。要不然我干什么跟一个大孩子结婚?(指她先生很幼稚) Of course, 孩子should be okay he ...
chinese or foreigner boss... Free Talk 5 1685 greendragon 2007-1-19 12:12:00
  I think- and this is purely a hypothesis, since I've only ever had part-time jobs (and foreign bosse ...
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  What is this, a "do as I say, not as I do" thing?
watcha gonna do... Free Talk 2 1651 heywilma 2007-1-19 10:28:21
  I think it would depend on what sort of job it is. I mean, if it's an office job, then sure, what ...
天哪,我数学不好~~ ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 10 2859 putneyswope 2007-1-19 15:55:50
  Half of China's buildings will be built in the next 15 years?
Coffee culture VS Tea culture Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 34 Travel 235 107046 tom2005 2008-11-9 15:24:18
  Gosh. You can't make me choose between the two, you can't! I love coffee, any kind of coffee in any ...
What is the women's status today?Lower and higher? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 China Watch 82 28288 shug2539 2007-12-12 16:18:40
  Inequality obviously still exists, but it's not as big an issue as it was, say, two decades ago. Tha ...
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  Are we so secure/insecure (I don't know which one, take your pick) in our position that we can't t ...
请教大家,说鞋子很有“弹性”怎么翻? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 7 2806 changtsile 2007-1-18 18:35:01
  我个人认可 springy, 或 bouncy.
More and more chinese girls married to non-chinese, why? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 106 Free Talk 739 132189 1234bzy 2007-10-24 15:36:09
  Not to mention tennis! And volleyball! [ Last edited by heywilma at 2007-1-18 05:22 PM ]
More and more chinese girls married to non-chinese, why? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 106 Free Talk 739 132189 1234bzy 2007-10-24 15:36:09
  Holy crap, a voice of reason! There is one point I do not agree with in your post, though. I don ...
More and more chinese girls married to non-chinese, why? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 106 Free Talk 739 132189 1234bzy 2007-10-24 15:36:09
  Define "advertise". I simply stated the fact that "I consider myself to be". I don't think there's a ...
that's the word? Attachments Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1936 adeley 2007-1-18 16:44:12
  If we're trying to make this slightly humourous in Chinese form... 不幸的是,他"说到"的就是那个。( ...
More and more chinese girls married to non-chinese, why? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 106 Free Talk 739 132189 1234bzy 2007-10-24 15:36:09
  Because in your eyes, women are supposed to be demure and have low self-esteem. Please, do us all ...
More and more chinese girls married to non-chinese, why? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 106 Free Talk 739 132189 1234bzy 2007-10-24 15:36:09
  Right. I consider myself an attractice, intelligent young woman. However, I will not be looking f ...
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  And isn't that exactly what you've been doing with this whole Australia issue? That, my friend, is ...
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  Excuse me. I'd like to see you try to point out the places where I have made comments about East T ...
joke(grandma's visit)---can you explain? Translation Tips 翻译点津 6 1861 qinger 2007-1-18 15:16:53
  Haha. "Shoot" is the polite form for "sh!t", which would be "狗屎", I guess. "放狗屁" is more "bull ...
joke(grandma's visit)---can you explain? Translation Tips 翻译点津 6 1861 qinger 2007-1-18 15:16:53
  "Gosh-darn" is basically the 'polite' version of "God damn". Kids say it before they learn how to cu ...
joke(grandma's visit)---can you explain? Translation Tips 翻译点津 6 1861 qinger 2007-1-18 15:16:53
  It's similar to "driving sb. up the walls", meaning driving them crazy. This is saying that the Ton ...
how to day "老掉线" in English? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 12 5055 jessicapxh 2007-1-18 19:13:45
  It should be "frequently offline".
joke(life's observations)---can you explain? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 8 2194 qinger 2007-1-18 15:09:55
  Well, with the shopping tip, "get" is an ambiguous word. Don't read too much into these things, is ...
joke(life's observations)---can you explain? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 8 2194 qinger 2007-1-18 15:09:55
  When you go bowling you rent their shoes, right? And they usually cost a few dollars. That's what ...
joke(life's observations)---can you explain? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 8 2194 qinger 2007-1-18 15:09:55
  Ha. Actually, I believe this would work better if it was a Japanese pet store. It's a play on wor ...
Do pretty school uniforms lead to early romance? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 39 8349 emilytall 2007-1-25 09:42:53
  Again, I think the whole point of school uniforms is to make everyone the same. If schools were so c ...
Can Australia be trusted in ASEAN? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 23 World Affairs 159 32665 zglobal 2007-3-8 18:31:20
  If we're going to debate the stupidity of Australia's current PM- because it seems that most of th ...
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  Right, because that oil is going to come for free. The need to be contrary aside, I should do some ...
Can Australia be trusted in ASEAN? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 23 World Affairs 159 32665 zglobal 2007-3-8 18:31:20
  I am not treated as a second class citizen. I should know; it's happening to me. You however, have ...
How do you think about Chinese people's public manner? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 China Watch 61 21886 christopher_104 2007-2-1 18:37:30
  It would be helpful if you could, y'know, contribute to the thread instead of making comments about ...
Starbucks: A symbol of richness? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 13 Free Talk 89 15993 eric_1980 2007-2-3 10:20:17
  I think a lot of people go to Starbucks for the atmosphere and not the coffee, because no matter wha ...
how to day "老掉线" in English? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 12 5055 jessicapxh 2007-1-18 19:13:45
  "Keeps on disconnecting"?
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  Is this a baseless accusation, or do you have proof this time? He? As in John Howard? He might ...
when the doorman is rude to you,which is the proper way to give response? ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 20 4374 fluffy 2007-1-22 06:25:49
  That.... kinda sounds like a slippery slope.
Have you really learnt something on this forum? ... 1 2 Friendship, Love, Relationships 11 2941 iamnobody 2007-1-18 14:24:03
  I've learnt which forums members to avoid, if I ever meet them on the street >.>
Help! 'heavy sterilization program' 应该怎么说? Practical English 实用英语 3 4769 heywilma 2007-1-18 10:58:17
  Bumping. : \
又是新华社 Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 5282 heywilma 2007-1-18 10:49:31
  Things like that are very difficult to catch in the editting process. And I doubt the caption is eve ...
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  Too late. That 20 billion dollar deal ring a bell? I wonder what your beef with Australia is, see ...
Stop using Japanese goods ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 China & World 80 27695 tongluren 2007-1-20 03:54:52
  If we're not buying Japanese goods, does that mean we're going to boycott Japanese brands altogether ...
when the doorman is rude to you,which is the proper way to give response? ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 20 4374 fluffy 2007-1-22 06:25:49
  Respect them and they'll respect you back. Usually. >.> Never just assume that they're "lower class ...
Can Australia be trusted in ASEAN? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 23 World Affairs 159 32665 zglobal 2007-3-8 18:31:20
  To northwest, Your articles are 4-5 years old. And things we have learnt in these couple of years? ...
Can Australia be trusted in ASEAN? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 23 World Affairs 159 32665 zglobal 2007-3-8 18:31:20
  1. John Howard need to phrase these things better. Psh, politicians. They make the life of netizen ...
More and more chinese girls married to non-chinese, why? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 106 Free Talk 739 132189 1234bzy 2007-10-24 15:36:09
  The whole point of marriage is understanding, accepting and possibly adopting the way of life of y ...
Spam email ... 1 2 Free Talk 7 2543 fluffy 2007-1-18 11:24:17
  Get a Gmail. It automatically filters spam to the y'know, spam folder. One of my hobbies is to not c ...
Starbucks: A symbol of richness? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 13 Free Talk 89 15993 eric_1980 2007-2-3 10:20:17
  Well, here we go. An article on CD about Starbucks. Looking at the photo, though, this store in the ...
"ONE COUNTRY NEEDS ONLY ONE LANGUAGE" Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 53 China Watch 368 50807 jimoinj 2007-2-3 21:01:21
  During the Qing dynasty, maybe, but not now. Mandarin speakers are a lot more common. After all, M ...
"ONE COUNTRY NEEDS ONLY ONE LANGUAGE" Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 53 China Watch 368 50807 jimoinj 2007-2-3 21:01:21
  Just because it's different to what you use, you have to insult it? It's rare for Taiwanese/HKy pe ...
"ONE COUNTRY NEEDS ONLY ONE LANGUAGE" Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 53 China Watch 368 50807 jimoinj 2007-2-3 21:01:21
  Oh, I highly doubt that.
Do pretty school uniforms lead to early romance? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 39 8349 emilytall 2007-1-25 09:42:53
  I think the whole point of school uniforms is that they're not 'nice to wear'... >.>
Spring Festival – Is a family reunion? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 9 China Watch 59 24334 whampoa 2011-8-28 22:45:43
  If my family treated me that way- they wouldn't, but just in case- I'd dye my hair all sorts of flur ...
Would the weather influences your mood? ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 16 3182 canon787 2007-1-17 22:21:24
  Nice and sunny in Beijing today! Sometimes an overcast sky is depressing, but rain and sleet and ha ...
More and more chinese girls married to non-chinese, why? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 106 Free Talk 739 132189 1234bzy 2007-10-24 15:36:09
  Right, 'cause we don't get any promiscuous/irresponsible/dishonest Chinese men here ever. Seriously, ...
Favorite travel destination Attachments Free Talk 6 1905 polaris1120 2007-1-17 15:14:47
  The DVD store, after I get paid. >.> As for geographical locations, Beijing is a wonderful city to ...
Help! 'heavy sterilization program' 应该怎么说? Practical English 实用英语 3 4769 heywilma 2007-1-18 10:58:17
  Okay! 改动一下。其它的翻好了,只需要... "heavy sterilization program" 我知道它指什么,但是,中文怎 ...
关于今年的工作,我有5点体会~ ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 7 2142 workout 2007-1-17 11:24:35
  How about... I hereby summarise what I have learnt from this year's work into five points?
Starbucks: A symbol of richness? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 13 Free Talk 89 15993 eric_1980 2007-2-3 10:20:17
  How about a banana with your coffee? :) Apparently it tastes great.
can we make sure that the person who has name of Cindy is female? Practical English 实用英语 3 3691 heywilma 2007-1-17 10:21:38
  Andy (Andrew, Andreas/Andrea). Angel sometimes works on boys too. Uh, Bill(y/ie), as in Billy for ...
Can Australia be trusted in ASEAN? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 23 World Affairs 159 32665 zglobal 2007-3-8 18:31:20
  Oh, puh-lease. What is with the Australia bashing recently? Every bloody day it's the same people re ...
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  That, however, is about protecting the rights of their own citizen. And I think you're exaggeratin ...
Pavement Art ... Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 28 6576 betrayed 2007-12-25 00:26:46
  Spiderman, Spiderman, does whatever a spider can! What sort of drawing material do they use for the ...
Do me a favor please. ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 5539 forestservan 2007-1-18 00:37:52
  (Actually, I think 刘 is more commonly pronounced as "Lu". ) As for 曲, I think some people may h ...
Are China's university tuition fees reasonable? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 10 Chinese Economy 69 39063 deniseR 2011-12-5 13:59:44
  This is why Americans have college funds. Maybe that'll start to become common practice in China too ...
whom changed your life? to good or to bad? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 27 Free Talk 187 29310 shelleybelly 2007-5-20 15:07:38
  If it wasn't for Pokemon, I never would've discovered fanfiction. If it wasn't for fanfiction, I pro ...
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  I don't know if you've visited/lived in Australia before, but I'm sure if you stay there for a lon ...
Starbucks: A symbol of richness? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 13 Free Talk 89 15993 eric_1980 2007-2-3 10:20:17
  I think... even for regular coffee drinkers, the pricing at Starbucks is a little steep. I personall ...
What's your favorite book? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Free Talk 21 6479 changzhou007 2007-1-17 15:32:40
  Okay, I offer up another. Mort, by Terry Pratchett. #4 in the Discworld series. Not a particularly.. ...
Difference between BurgerKing and Mcdonalds ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 8441 rick45 2007-1-19 12:38:12
  And Pizza Hut vs Dominoes? I must say I prefer Dominoes, if not for the taste, then for the fact th ...
Starbucks: A symbol of richness? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 13 Free Talk 89 15993 eric_1980 2007-2-3 10:20:17
  I can't see the photo very well- and the big version is loading veeeeeery sloooooowly- but is there ...
Starbucks: A symbol of richness? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 13 Free Talk 89 15993 eric_1980 2007-2-3 10:20:17
  I think part of the reason Starbucks can't be truly integrated yet is that China is very much a tea ...
More and more chinese girls married to non-chinese, why? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 106 Free Talk 739 132189 1234bzy 2007-10-24 15:36:09
  Well, maybe race and nationality and citizenship doesn't come into it. Maybe we just like them as a ...
两个词: 研究生毕业; 度假村 Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 2195 celine713 2007-1-15 18:59:01
  研究生毕业 could be 'completion of postgraduate studies'. I dunno, too wordy?
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  Thanks for the warning, but I have to disagree with your interpretation of "tolerant". While it's co ...
"Australians abused Cestmoi at Melbourne Airport" ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 37 Free Talk 256 30360 emucentral 2010-2-3 03:52:50
  Simple. Emu wasn't responsible for the White Australia Policy, and he is (as far as I know) not re ...
what's your favorite quotation? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 48 Free Talk 332 73361 caringhk 2008-4-1 17:22:49
  Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. -- Oscar Wi ...
What's your favorite book? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Free Talk 21 6479 changzhou007 2007-1-17 15:32:40
  Oh man, I haven't read a really memorable book since 2005. Through The Looking Glass (And What Ali ...
Pavement Art ... Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 28 6576 betrayed 2007-12-25 00:26:46
  Holy crap! Those are awesome.
How do you say "上上周" in English? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 8 2897 flyingdance 2007-1-15 16:23:10
  "The week before last" and "a week ago" both should be okay.
why has she been called a " super beauty" Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 Friendship, Love, Relationships 32 10289 shun2006 2007-1-15 19:22:20
  Who are, of course, the ultimate authority when it comes to things like these!
chairman - canchin - Universal Topics Thread - ( 2 ) Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 1459 Free Talk 10206 187923 tradervic 2010-3-4 20:21:46
  I think... we all got the point the first time you posted that. [ Last edited by heywilma at 2007 ...
Asia's ugly duckling: Australia Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 127 World Affairs 882 95555 zglobal 2007-3-21 15:09:10
  As a Chinese person living in Australia (and have lived there for a few years now), I must say that ...
Tada 是什么意思 有几个意思 请教了 Attachments ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 7 12616 jeff_in_sf 2007-1-15 12:36:42
  'Ta-da' 没有‘回头见’的意思,除非他说的是 'ta ta'.
Tada 是什么意思 有几个意思 请教了 Attachments ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 7 12616 jeff_in_sf 2007-1-15 12:36:42
  "Ta-da" is an expression, usually following a reveal of some sort. (For reference: link 1, and link ...
Difference between BurgerKing and Mcdonalds ... 1 2 3 4 5 Free Talk 31 8441 rick45 2007-1-19 12:38:12
  Anything will start to taste good after you put enough sugar and/or oil into it. McD's seem to use m ...
Chinese Last Names Travel 6 6912 afri_simba 2007-1-18 03:37:26
  Really? I thought this would be more of a western tradition.
anything wrong with my english writing ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 5731 changzhou007 2007-1-14 01:51:14
  I can't tell if you used to live in that house or if you still live in it. Change your tenses. "... ...
宁可信其有,不可信其无? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 9 4187 hly2008 2007-1-12 17:23:36
  An English phrase that has a similar meaning: "err on the side of caution".
Recent Chinese Movies----Which one do you like? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Travel 43 34467 denolie 2009-5-1 17:14:08
  It amuses me that Curse of the Golden Flower's poster has Jay Chou on it five times. I haven't actu ...
Are Asian central banks using RMB as reserves now? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Chinese Economy 93 58140 greendragon 2007-12-27 13:47:51
  A couple of points of interest: - RMB overtook HKD for the first time in 13 years. Last time I chec ...
30 million men face bleak future as singles ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 91 23788 chairman 2007-3-17 17:46:44
  Okay, I had a look at the paper, and there's a graph on there that's not on the website, with the gr ...
30 million men face bleak future as singles ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 91 23788 chairman 2007-3-17 17:46:44
  It was a really big problem a few years back, where a lot of female babies are abandoned at birth. ...
YOYO的全称 ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 7 3133 aliceqiu 2007-1-12 10:46:11
  It's just the "Yo-Yo test". Or if you wanted to go with a more scientific-sounding name, it'll be ...
30 million men face bleak future as singles ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 China Watch 91 23788 chairman 2007-3-17 17:46:44
  Holy crap. I remember a couple of years ago the ratio was 100 females to 105 males. Wonder if this ...
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