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God... Did they help us when we were in the crappers? ... 1 2 3 Military Affairs 14 4950 redob 2012-2-19 23:01:45
  You are so right! The West *never* gave massive amounts of arms to the Chinese to help with the fig ...
Beggars need to be bilingual Attachments ... 1 2 3 China Watch 18 7922 longzhou 2012-2-19 15:35:40
  Just as I would not expect a Chinese tourist in a foreign country to "take care" of beggars in that ...
looking for a chinese boyfriend Attachments ... 1 2 3 Friendship, Love, Relationships 17 12679 andr0078 2011-8-29 23:43:36
  Because you are the expert on what is normal?! Only a sick and sad person would see someone's r ...
Is the Death Sentence wrong? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 21 Free Talk 142 32452 ANOSEWORTHY 2009-9-28 23:35:23
  Yes, I know what you wrote. That's why the *second half* of my response debunked exactly what you ...
Is the Death Sentence wrong? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 21 Free Talk 142 32452 ANOSEWORTHY 2009-9-28 23:35:23
  Actually 1584austin, I think it's you who needs to "use your brain". Or if that's too hard, at lea ...
HAVE YOU EVER DO SOMETHING FOR MOTHERLAND ???? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 13 China Watch 89 27724 Dboy 2010-2-20 16:13:34
  Chairman Mao said: "To criticize the people's shortcomings is necessary, . . . but in doing so we m ...
Poll Is there a bubble in China's stock market? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Chinese Economy 42 29394 lxjann 2007-12-20 11:44:46
  This comment was accompanied by a big grinning smiley. I am not sure what the commenter thin ...
What's wrong with our teenagers?? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Free Talk 47 8717 fluffy 2007-8-31 11:17:18
  Typical changbula -- first deny it happened in China (wrong!), and then bring up some fake foreign ...
let's discuss housing price in China ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 China Watch 40 17471 foloor 2006-11-10 15:58:41
  As China is continuing to urbanise (people from the country moving to the cities) there will be cont ...
句子理解(159) Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 1237 clearwater 2006-5-16 08:28:47
  To "sneak" is to move so you avoid attracting attention. To "sneak around on" someone is to do thin ...
想了半天? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 11 2227 adeley 2006-5-15 08:12:31
  It's hard to translate that using the same idea, because there's no equivalent to "想了半天" in Engl ...
Speak Chinglish in America ... 1 2 3 Translation Tips 翻译点津 15 9345 demise 2006-8-9 09:38:40
  divina, don't tell lies. Nobody is laughing "at China" or "at Chinese people" when they have an inn ...
Poll Should Chinglish be encouraged or discouraged? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 15 Translation Tips 翻译点津 102 59137 richardk 2008-11-27 06:03:58
  This is a very silly question. It's similar to asking "Should sunshine be encouraged or discouraged? ...
R, L and S ... 1 2 3 4 5 Translation Tips 翻译点津 30 10857 divina 2006-5-15 17:43:27
  divina wrote: "Why should I understand it when MY COUNTRY (which I keep repeating) begin to learn En ...
Is a computer male or female? Practical English 实用英语 3 3256 lensan 2006-5-13 22:11:09
  "Gender" in language is certainly a foreign concept for native Chinese speakers! It's even hard for ...
R, L and S ... 1 2 3 4 5 Translation Tips 翻译点津 30 10857 divina 2006-5-15 17:43:27
  divina wrote: "ANALYZE this: WHY do we foreigners end up learning excellent Mandarin, and English ma ...
how to improve my english by watching movies ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 3376 lensan 2006-5-14 22:06:12
  Reading the subtitles (字幕) is fine -- as long as you're reading the English subtitles! As an occas ...
Is learning English online effective? ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 3217 lensan 2006-5-10 22:35:08
  If you don't enjoy practice, you won't practice. In my "other life" as an English teacher, I am oft ...
翻译(C-E) need your polishing Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 1731 hiy2004 2006-5-10 16:28:20
  Some random sentences to get you started: I have a dream since my childhood, I want to surpass my p ...
"Power of And" Approach Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 1501 laoxianggg 2006-5-10 22:23:52
  This shouldn't be in "Translation Tips" -- your whole sentence is pure Chinglish! Also, Whoever Wro ...
R, L and S ... 1 2 3 4 5 Translation Tips 翻译点津 30 10857 divina 2006-5-15 17:43:27
  divina, you're exposing your ignorance, please stop. Any linguist can tell you that the "you-yuary" ...
A question about article Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 4418 newyl83 2006-5-14 09:03:10
  There are lots of examples where there is no "the". This occurs when you are talking about the gener ...
there is much cause for satisfaction什么意思 ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 9 4395 tumujerome 2006-5-9 01:15:23
  "There is much cause" is a formal, old-fashioned way of saying "there are lots of reasons for". The ...
More crime and less punishment Practical English 实用英语 4 4174 tomtheangel 2006-5-16 09:20:53
  When crime increases, people often demand harsher punishments, and governments sometimes deliver. B ...
A list of apologies given by Japan ... 1 2 3 4 China & World 23 12505 wucountry 2005-6-27 12:01:11
  You simply have to pick one from the list. Like this one: Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto. "In 199 ...
Help!!!! what is "hangs a story" ? Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 1353 doubter 2005-4-11 22:52:50
  To "hang" a story on something, is to use that thing to start the story. To "hang" a painting, you ...
help! how to translate this sentence? Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 990 doubter 2005-4-11 22:48:29
  You're right, Winter, that's very old-fashioned English. I'll try to help you go through the ideas i ...
Tsunami victims discrimination ... 1 2 3 4 5 World Affairs 32 15071 jeanette 2005-1-22 01:14:51
  Montblanc, You make several sweeping allegations, and then are forced to clarify, and clarify, and ...
Serious Discussion Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 24 Talk to China Daily 161 42301 dubina 2004-11-20 19:50:55
  Your post conflates a lot of different ideas, but I think the central question is: "Will we, at som ...
what is taht mean??thank u all Practical English 实用英语 5 3009 honest2at 2004-10-11 02:35:56
  The deeper meaning is slightly different than the meaning given above. The purpose of the "one two" ...
what's the meaning of "Point-Blank"? ... 1 2 3 4 Translation Tips 翻译点津 25 13033 larryc 2004-9-27 21:32:51
  The phrase is "point blank" and it means to be at a range so close to the target that you cannot pos ...
Copa America is around the corner, will you switch on? Sports & Fans 2 3536 hibuddie 2004-7-7 10:49:06
  I enjoyed watching Euro 2004, and I look forward to Copa America very much! What was your favourite ...
conclusion: Were there is American presence, there is violence and instability. ... 1 2 World Affairs 12 6994 canchin 2004-7-22 14:02:04
  You've confused cause with effect. It's equally true to say the following: 1. There are Chinese al ...
How do you say 107,400 in formal words? ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 9 2997 doubter 2004-3-10 18:25:11
  xsleeper wrote: "How would you suggest we read 178,345,320,432? According to British standards it ...
why i can't speak out english? Practical English 实用英语 3 4081 cherry_leung 2004-3-3 23:28:12
  So you have passed an exam. Congratulations! But you must remember that you've only passed an exam. ...
why can't choose B? thanks Practical English 实用英语 4 3162 osdica 2004-3-3 15:57:22
  A I don't know that I have passed the exam Correct. But only in response to a very specific questio ...
How do you say 107,400 in formal words? ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 9 2997 doubter 2004-3-10 18:25:11
  It is not more "correct" to leave out the "and" - just more US.
How do you say 107,400 in formal words? Practical English 实用英语 1 1861 doubter 2004-3-1 03:49:01
  One hundred and seven thousand four hundred OR One hundred seven thousand four hundred.
what does the phrse "out of the blue" mean? Practical English 实用英语 3 3233 rosette 2004-3-2 13:48:18
  ...of a much older saying "like rain out of a blue sky" which is talking about something that 1. Un ...
I have a another question that needs your assistance Practical English 实用英语 4 3500 jimmykim 2004-1-9 14:36:59
  It reads like someone's notes from a meeting, and would probably only make sense to the person who a ...
I have a another question that needs your assistance Practical English 实用英语 4 3500 jimmykim 2004-1-9 14:36:59
  I read what you posted twice and didn't see any questions!
how to translate "吾乐吾所为,吾为吾所乐“into en? ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 14 6569 cenilla 2004-1-7 05:31:32
  "You are not a saint standing on solid ground, you dont always give right translations, and you hold ...
not very clear about it Practical English 实用英语 2 2722 doubter 2004-1-7 02:08:35
  But there is NO SUCH THING as "Standard English". I know this is hard to accept in a country where ...
The traffic in many chinese cities ... 1 2 3 4 5 China Watch 29 17095 joezhang 2005-12-5 13:13:35
  In the 1950s the situation on the roads in western countries was very similar to China now. West - ...
BMW rammed into crowd, arousing heated debate. ... 1 2 3 China Watch 17 18267 nationalism 2004-1-29 13:22:32
  From the article above: "Local police said that Su made a mistake by stepping on the accelerator ins ...
About Crazy English ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 12 6012 haphuaipeng 2003-12-29 19:43:34
  Beyond the central idea of encouraging people to actually speak, Crazy English is badly flawed. It ...
full of what ?? Practical English 实用英语 2 2512 doubter 2003-12-21 11:54:41
 
survey 'concern' ... 1 2 Free Talk 10 8309 tuur_r 2004-1-5 23:52:47
  There are really only a few people who post to this site, and mostly they are just interested in att ...
really really funny! Attachments ... 1 2 Free Talk 9 3553 canchin 2008-3-5 22:07:47
  Also if you type "weapons of mass destruction" and hit "I'm feeling Lucky" you get a pretty cool pag ...
what's the mean irony? Practical English 实用英语 5 3524 doubter 2003-12-19 00:46:10
  Yes that is a complicated explanation - but then again irony is one of the most misunderstood and mi ...
Do yo agree? Practical English 实用英语 2 3778 flora_zheng 2003-12-20 13:14:19
  English as a language is spoken natively in half a dozen countries, and each country has its own "so ...
English for chinese ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 11 7666 ericf3 2004-2-7 00:58:28
  Zenme lao shi ni?
help me pls! "打印机等外购件不属保修范围" Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1290 doubter 2003-12-19 00:07:14
  Let me polish it a little bit: Peripherals such as printers are not covered by the warranty.
about(not until) Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 3180 doubter 2003-12-16 01:15:22
  "As we all know" is intended for situations where, actually, everyone does know. For example at a bi ...
How to explain the word "modestly" please? thanks!!!! Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1692 doubter 2003-12-16 01:09:33
  The meaning of "modest" is "not excessive".
what's the mean irony? Practical English 实用英语 5 3524 doubter 2003-12-19 00:46:10
  From the Merriam-Webster dictionary: 1 : a pretense of ignorance and of willingness to learn from a ...
How to translate "与时俱进"? ... 1 2 3 4 5 Practical English 实用英语 28 17637 tsinleu 2004-12-30 12:33:36
  to move with the times
Do you want to get 7 in IELTS? Practical English 实用英语 4 3982 doubter 2003-12-12 18:36:17
  There are so many little mistakes in your advertisement - I think you must have just "scraped" a sco ...
how to translate 不会喝酒 ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 12 3547 guess3times 2003-12-14 17:09:04
  ...a teetotaller. So you could say "I'm a teetotaller."
what a queer grammer. Translation Tips 翻译点津 6 1599 thany007 2003-12-13 19:04:21
  transitive senses : to be necessary, proper, or advantageous for "It behooves us to go." intransit ...
What's "quarrel over" means? Practical English 实用英语 3 2877 snowface 2003-12-13 23:17:50
  But remember, while a fight can really hurt one or both of the fighters, a quarrel is usually just a ...
Do you love the soap opera Friends? If so, have a talk with me. ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 17 9310 viola 2003-12-18 17:07:33
  But make sure you watch it with the Chinese subtitles turned off! It's ok to watch with the English ...
Doubter in please ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 6439 doubter 2003-12-10 23:28:53
  The time to learn grammar is early in your language learning experience, before you can "think" in t ...
“刷卡”怎样说 ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Translation Tips 翻译点津 43 34837 ofriendragon 2006-5-26 22:36:00
  "I need an imprint of your card." - This is usually said at a hotel, when they need to take a readi ...
help, what QUO means? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 2211 bigbee 2003-12-11 17:01:50
  This is a Latin term that means "the current status" or "the current situation". "Do you think the ...
please translate this sentence!! Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1236 doubter 2003-12-10 16:05:04
  Never switch (something) on with (when) chiller unit (is) on. Can be changed to: If the chiller u ...
THE CHINESE MIND ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 12 6793 howtosay 2004-1-3 22:01:42
  An article that pretends to be on "The Chinese Mind" is actually just a few unsupported and unresear ...
Traveling by Train in China ... 1 2 3 4 Travel 25 23485 breezeeyang 2008-12-3 17:20:07
  If you're the kind of traveller who is paranoid about luggage - soft sleeper is the way to go as you ...
Native Speaker............ Everyday life 5 4139 dcandyland 2004-1-14 08:06:47
  What a funny advertisement! You say you want a "native speaker" but you don't say what language! Y ...
could you tell me your opinion? Practical English 实用英语 5 3503 seasky 2003-12-12 09:50:15
  I'm sorry, I don't understand your second post at all.
Can you translate "一路走好" into English, please? Thank you very much! ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 12 7295 hiking99 2003-12-10 09:32:44
  babyshoes: "plain sailing" is an English expression meaning "Everything will go smoothly." But you c ...
memory of the beach Practical English 实用英语 4 4681 coffee521 2003-12-28 14:56:11
  Let me assist you with some editing! "I stooped badly down" is not quite correct. "Stooped" is the ...
memory of the beach Practical English 实用英语 4 4681 coffee521 2003-12-28 14:56:11
 
how to translate "报关员考试“ in to english? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 11 6220 doubter 2003-12-9 16:59:09
  I am glad we are now speaking clearly to one another. Let's work together to try and make this a gr ...
Can you translate "一路走好" into English, please? Thank you very much! ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 12 7295 hiking99 2003-12-10 09:32:44
  Except "wish you a good trip", which is, sadly, common Chinglish. It's the famous "hope/wish" probl ...
could you tell me your opinion? Practical English 实用英语 5 3503 seasky 2003-12-12 09:50:15
  Remember that every story, every event, has at least two sides. You have heard your friend's side o ...
how to become a winner in life Practical English 实用英语 6 6137 gracewen 2003-12-9 11:18:00
  A winner in life is someone who believes they are a winner. The judgement of others is not importan ...
how to translate "报关员考试“ in to english? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 11 6220 doubter 2003-12-9 16:59:09
  But it seems you want to continue. That's ok with me. The first translation you offered was "the ex ...
Beware the Foreign Western Devils. They mean us harm and their harm is mean.!!! ... 1 2 3 4 5 World Affairs 34 17749 anti-devil 2004-3-1 07:38:39
 
Beware the Foreign Western Devils. They mean us harm and their harm is mean.!!! ... 1 2 3 4 5 World Affairs 34 17749 anti-devil 2004-3-1 07:38:39
  What did you mean when you wrote this: "***Repeated messages and posts attacking other members will ...
Who can tell me the song name,which is sang by Dido? ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 8097 kevinwang 2003-12-12 10:11:05
  ...but I didn't think you'd run that fast! As soon as the facts are produced, you run away, shoutin ...
DO YOU LIKE THE CLASSES Practical English 实用英语 6 4463 doubter 2003-12-7 17:26:22
  If your lecturer is boring - imagine that you have a boring boss - but you STILL have to understand ...
analysing this sentence Practical English 实用英语 3 3493 applefrost 2003-12-7 18:15:26
  Those who say -> He says (subject, verb) globalisation -> this ball (object) good and bad -> red ...
how to translate "报关员考试“ in to english? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 11 6220 doubter 2003-12-9 16:59:09
  The document you show above is from India, and the English is poor. But the two sentences in questio ...
Do all of you believe in a girl who masters more than six languages? ... 1 2 3 4 Practical English 实用英语 25 10968 enthusiasm 2006-1-8 22:03:56
  In my job I have the pleasure of knowing plenty of people who can speak three, four or five language ...
How to translate"辛苦了"? Practical English 实用英语 3 4002 doubter 2003-12-7 01:39:18
  "How about your trip" is classic Chinglish! Here are some correct ways to ask that question: "How ...
How to translate "老地方"? need some help... Practical English 实用英语 4 3670 doubter 2003-12-7 01:35:36
  ...then in English people sometimes say "our usual place" or "the usual place". "Where shall we mee ...
Who can tell me the song name,which is sang by Dido? ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 8097 kevinwang 2003-12-12 10:11:05
  Radio stations pay music companies for the right to use songs. They get the money for this from sell ...
Behavour Resonably! Practical English 实用英语 4 4223 cheery 2003-12-13 11:59:23
  I personally find nothing so inspiring as a pair of young lovers keeping each other warm. It means t ...
Who can tell me the song name,which is sang by Dido? ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 8097 kevinwang 2003-12-12 10:11:05
  Kevin, You show rather a lack of understanding about copyright and intellectual property, but that' ...
Do Chinese feel obliged to speak English with Westerners, even if the Westerner ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 11 Travel 71 100001 kevin_smith 2006-4-19 12:02:56
  So I shall speak plainly. The answer to your question is "No". Why? Read on. I said to a Chinese f ...
Will there be a Shenzhou 13? Should be,right? Chinese are not superstitious... ... 1 2 China Watch 7 6811 bchung 2004-1-3 23:57:53
  ... I'll bite. During the Apollo period NASA practised what was known as "all-up" testing. This mea ...
To The Moon? Bush Said To Want New Lunar Program China Watch 2 5080 doubter 2003-12-5 12:48:51
  In real dollars, the funding for NASA was only 10% more per year during Apollo than it is now. This ...
All abour IELTS Practical English 实用英语 1 3835 doubter 2003-12-4 19:08:41
  Well done in getting 6 for your IELTS. I know a lot of people will be envious of you!
Who can tell me the song name,which is sang by Dido? ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 8097 kevinwang 2003-12-12 10:11:05
  Where have you been living? Under a rock? And to answer your question: no. I never have downloaded ...
how to translate this english song to chinese. Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 1986 doubter 2003-12-4 13:16:47
  ... you must be a songwriter! Poems, songs, stories or any "creative writing" should be translated ...
how to translate "报关员考试“ in to english? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 11 6220 doubter 2003-12-9 16:59:09
  Actually, "the examination for customs agent" is not English, but Chinglish. Correct English could ...
Who can tell me the song name,which is sang by Dido? ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 8097 kevinwang 2003-12-12 10:11:05
  If you really enjoyed the song, then you should thank the artist by buying her CD. Not a 10yuan dao ...
how to fill my personal information into pdf file? thank you very much! Practical English 实用英语 2 4221 doubter 2003-12-4 12:59:12
  So, there is no way to fill your information into one. The idea is to print out the pdf file, then ...
DO NOT SKIMP UR CONFIDENCE ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 10 4922 freewill 2003-12-5 13:57:40
  If you write THIS WAY then it looks like you are SHOUTING! SHOUTING at other people is not very po ...
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