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Difference between "trouble-shooter" and "problem solver"?thank you! Practical English 实用英语 1 1663 xsleeper 2005-3-16 08:15:16
  A trouble-shooter figures out what the problem is, but does not necessarily fix the problem. A prob ...
what does JUSUS CHRIST mean? ... 1 2 Travel 9 7079 allenyel 2005-3-24 16:27:55
  When used in that way, it is usually an expression of extreme suprise, disbelief or disgust. Also, ...
China Daily : Alternative " FUEL SOURCES " listing.: add your Fuel here: Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 China Watch 46 15864 greendragon 2005-4-20 11:43:48
  I have heard of burning 1). animal dung 2). corn / corn cobs 3). ground up tires mixed with coal. ...
Worldflyer (record-setting round-the-world flight) now over China!!! Free Talk 4 3720 eightyeight 2005-3-4 07:52:10
  Now he's about 6 degrees NNE of Hawaii. I wonder if he'll make it- I read that somehow he lost a lo ...
what's the name of the traditional snack from Scotland? Practical English 实用英语 2 2023 betty68 2005-2-6 12:10:12
  I think you are referring to Haggis. http://www.gumbopages.com/food/scottish/haggis.html
Can you describe a book which influenced you in your childhood? ... 1 2 3 Travel 18 10565 boohliu 2005-2-14 05:20:44
  I LOVED books as a small child. My mother read to me, and because of that, by the time I was 4 yrs ...
The Japanese view of the Chinese Civilization ... 1 2 3 China & World 14 7380 niulaoye 2005-2-17 10:00:38
  I do not suppose to know anything about the Chinese culture, so I can't comment on that. But thinki ...
Do you hate the ice? Check out these pics! Attachments Free Talk 2 3490 xsleeper 2005-1-29 05:56:42
  more pics can be seen at: http://www.skyandsummit.com/Glacegeneve/
Do you hate the ice? Check out these pics! Attachments Free Talk 2 3490 xsleeper 2005-1-29 05:56:42
 
12-year-old girl was killed for "ghost marriage", the killer claimed RMB20,000 f ... 1 2 Free Talk 8 4782 credozs 2005-1-28 12:04:19
  I hope the killer gets what she deserves!
helph! how to say "" ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 3294 checkpoint 2005-1-20 04:32:58
  no, according to King checkpoint, thou shalt say: President Bush said, inverted comma, I am an idio ...
helph! how to say "" ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 3294 checkpoint 2005-1-20 04:32:58
  What's your problem, kid? Are you pissed off because you lost the American revolution, or what? I ...
helph! how to say "" ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 3294 checkpoint 2005-1-20 04:32:58
  OK, and what does it say about the phrase "quotation marks"? Does it say that it means the same thi ...
helph! how to say "" ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 3294 checkpoint 2005-1-20 04:32:58
  my god, you are temico, aren't you? He could never leave anything alone. Always gets in the last w ...
the UN and the 21st Century crisis ... 1 2 Free Talk 9 6781 amyamy 2005-1-22 10:47:31
  Now those crazy Islamic extremists have kidnapped a Catholic bishop and the pope is so mad he can ha ...
helph! how to say "" ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 3294 checkpoint 2005-1-20 04:32:58
  A google search for "inverted comma": 16,400 hits. A google search for "quotation mark": 163,000 ...
China chose its first Miss Artificial Beauty ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 China Watch 43 15978 xsleeper 2005-1-18 08:10:47
  The reincarnations are endless.
pentagon planned weapons of mass debauchery: "hey there, soldier ..." China & World 3 3344 greendragon 2005-1-18 12:31:20
  The US has also secretly developed a million man army made entirely of mechanical robots, that can w ...
helph! how to say "" ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 3294 checkpoint 2005-1-20 04:32:58
  the symbol " is called a quotation mark. Something written between quotation marks is said to be wi ...
Culture Question: Beliefs about Clearing the Throat Travel 3 5138 edyersh 2005-1-18 16:35:35
  Canada, eh? I assume your question is regarding WHY people clear their throat. (whether or not the ...
ChinaDaily Clean Up this Forum Free Talk 2 3744 sweetcandy 2005-1-17 13:00:59
  You should have been here BEFORE they cleaned it up. ha ha
movie question? Practical English 实用英语 4 2392 larryzinecn 2005-1-20 19:52:16
  yes, it was my mistake to say that it was "a made up name". It's not a common surname here in the U ...
movie question? Practical English 实用英语 4 2392 larryzinecn 2005-1-20 19:52:16
  >>Is it some meaning of the word gayload focker? Gaylord is a very strange name- an old name that i ...
what do you think of a lady if she smokes Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 29 Travel 196 99062 ailsa24679 2008-11-25 14:05:24
  I think smoking sucks. Men and women. If I see a hot looking girl and then I see her smoking, I am ...
WHO WERE THE INSTIGATORS OF THE LAST WORLD WAR? JUST NAZIS, MILITARISTS AND FASC World Affairs 5 4157 greendragon 2005-1-17 11:25:23
  By asking, "who were the instigators of the last world war", I assume you mean WW II. I won't be na ...
the UN and the 21st Century crisis ... 1 2 Free Talk 9 6781 amyamy 2005-1-22 10:47:31
  Hey spiritrace... you better post some more messages, it seems your current number of posts is "666" ...
Would you oppose to be buried in a mass grave? ... 1 2 3 World Affairs 17 7943 montblanc 2005-1-22 03:02:01
  the West makes such a huge deal about dying. When you are dead, you are dead. What does it matter ...
A Question for Chemists ... Stuff on Desalination ... And Something About Global Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 39 9627 calimero 2005-12-19 03:58:38
  It sounds like you might enjoy some of the ideas at http://www.halfbakery.com/ Perhaps someone ther ...
Does anyone believe fate is predetermined? ... 1 2 3 Travel 15 8278 jy1980429 2005-2-25 23:17:41
  no, I don't believe in fate at all. We each control our "fate" by the decisions we make on a daily ...
<The Scarlet Letter> Free Talk 1 3510 xsleeper 2005-1-13 05:36:59
  In the US, one of the favorite sources for such things are "Cliff Notes". Perhaps try using Google, ...
china's chery automaker to begin u.s. imports in 2007: deal engineered by malcol China & World 4 3347 tsupasat 2005-1-6 00:45:00
  ha ha, and this quote is also interesting: "I wouldn't trust him as far as I could throw him," sai ...
CD on the analyst's couch: the virtues and dangers of blogging China & World 1 2897 xsleeper 2005-1-4 06:24:55
  Many people are paranoid that "big brother" (insert the gov't of your choice) is always looking over ...
help!how can i find the English abbreviations ? Attachments ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 9 3687 xsleeper 2004-12-29 19:56:22
  Don't worry- the vast majority of English speaking people don't use these abbreviations either. I r ...
two choices here Practical English 实用英语 2 1863 xsleeper 2004-12-29 06:46:31
  I would say: 1. a 2. a In the 2nd question, I think "posed" is a better choice because it means " ...
the Great Indonesian Earthquake- a real tragedy! ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 17 8580 karenb 2004-12-29 16:28:00
  I am sure that this huge earthquake was felt by people all over that part of the globe. It has been ...
the Great Indonesian Earthquake- a real tragedy! ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 17 8580 karenb 2004-12-29 16:28:00
  Yes, who could have known that so many would have died? I have heard over 33,000 now, and the exact ...
want a response Practical English 实用英语 2 1936 franke 2004-12-24 09:25:43
  The answers are: A & C
请教翻译capping the U.S. tech giant's gradual withdrawal from the business it he Practical English 实用英语 2 1735 xsleeper 2004-12-22 12:19:53
  "pioneer" means that they were the first to undertake the project, and they paved the way for others ...
By the end of this year,Tell me WHo is your favorite CCTV Host or Hostess for yo Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 54 17238 ivyfantasy 2006-9-12 17:33:49
  Susan Li is okay, but she is not as hot as Jacqueline, in my opinion. I also think that Kate Yingch ...
Wanna gain weigh, what to eat? ... 1 2 Travel 9 7338 caringhk 2004-12-21 16:44:53
  If you want to be stronger, you need to eat a diet that is high in protein, and also lift weights. ...
dust Free Talk 2 2794 schueler 2004-12-21 17:47:40
  Where are the ashes coming from? A nearby industry? I would be worried about my health! What is i ...
Wanna gain weigh, what to eat? ... 1 2 Travel 9 7338 caringhk 2004-12-21 16:44:53
  then eat bread. Lots of bread with butter and maybe some honey or fruit jelly on it.
Have you done any business by internet? Practical English 实用英语 4 2512 fei_ao 2004-12-20 11:14:48
  It is good to be a little susipious of buying products online. First, is the internet connection se ...
By the end of this year,Tell me WHo is your favorite CCTV Host or Hostess for yo Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 54 17238 ivyfantasy 2006-9-12 17:33:49
  Here she is! Jacqueline! (what a cutie!) Thanks, sleepye!
By the end of this year,Tell me WHo is your favorite CCTV Host or Hostess for yo Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 54 17238 ivyfantasy 2006-9-12 17:33:49
  But I can't find her picture online! Only James Wang, and I don't need to see him. lol
By the end of this year,Tell me WHo is your favorite CCTV Host or Hostess for yo Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 54 17238 ivyfantasy 2006-9-12 17:33:49
  she still makes my heart beat faster! She was a news anchor on CCTV-9. She was *very* pretty, and ...
Wanna gain weigh, what to eat? ... 1 2 Travel 9 7338 caringhk 2004-12-21 16:44:53
  sugar and starches. Anything high in carbohydrates. Soda pop, doughnuts, candy, pastries. Eat a s ...
Hizamakura... the Japanese lap pillow Attachments Free Talk 6 4733 mikeghet 2004-12-15 13:42:16
  ha ha, yes! But to me, it looks kind of perverted!
ask for help! Attachments Practical English 实用英语 5 1738 somewhere 2004-12-17 14:01:05
  I can only think of a few reasons. Imagine a beautiful painting. What benefit is the painting if n ...
What 's short for CNN. Practical English 实用英语 3 2033 xsleeper 2004-12-14 02:23:38
  ha ha, yes- I noticed that too. A slip of the tongue.
Any SOHO(small office home office) there? I am interested to know something of S ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 17 7291 docgary1956 2004-12-30 18:26:36
  I've never seen the acronym SOHO used before, so I just did not know what it stood for. When I see ...
Any SOHO(small office home office) there? I am interested to know something of S ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 17 7291 docgary1956 2004-12-30 18:26:36
  I've heard that Soho is the gay / red light district in London!
it is help to me! Practical English 实用英语 1 1649 xsleeper 2004-12-12 22:45:25
  "in a bid to" = trying to... attempting to... "in an effort to"
The U2 Band Attachments Free Talk 2 3228 xsleeper 2004-12-7 07:42:14
  Yeah, U2's Greatest Hits CD (1980-1990) is most excellent. Their Volume 2 Greatest Hits (1990-2000) ...
can u explain it for me? thanks Practical English 实用英语 2 2145 animal_eat 2004-12-7 19:14:55
  from: http://alt-usage-english.org/excerpts/fxgotohe.html This phrase, meaning "to deteriorate rapi ...
"Where is the beef?" ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 5344 xsleeper 2004-12-3 07:50:24
  Ha ha! a classic, for sure! Clara Peller, may you rest in peace! Check out her famous one liner a ...
Hope get your faithful help, very urgent! Practical English 实用英语 2 2524 xsleeper 2004-11-30 06:13:57
  try putting it in the forum, "Translation Tips". Thats what that forum is for, I think.
what is mean "in the bag"? Practical English 实用英语 5 3313 shanghaifsj 2004-11-27 16:15:38
  Neilhrd is correct. Having something "in the bag" means it is a sure thing... a done deal. In othe ...
Help Practical English 实用英语 2 1453 supertutu 2004-11-25 23:34:05
  The words fully and completely basically mean the same thing, and can generally be used interchangab ...
Moderator, where is my thread of introducing a pro-China news ?? ... 1 2 China Watch 12 5611 intelladmm 2004-11-26 06:34:54
  ...
What's ?97m Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 2393 frankly 2004-11-24 09:12:31
  ?stands for Euro. m stands for million.
Why are western media bent on criticizing China? Attachments ... 1 2 3 China Watch 17 7836 mencius 2004-12-1 23:06:53
  The member Sleepye posted a message that was from a "western" media source, and it was not negative ...
Can you tell me NBA in full Practical English 实用英语 3 1963 xsleeper 2004-11-24 05:59:03
  in lieu of the senseless fighting lately, NBA could stand for: No Brains At-all
turn against??? Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 1364 xsleeper 2004-11-24 05:51:36
  it means to become a rebel / have no loyalty toward someone or something. If the boy WAS loyal and ...
Help!!!! Practical English 实用英语 1 1458 xsleeper 2004-11-22 21:21:47
  What do you want to know, the names of the measurements? In the USA, a serving is usually measured ...
HELP: Living in the moment is what keeps us grounded Practical English 实用英语 2 2189 maxmax 2004-11-23 10:22:10
  other words could be substituted for grounded: stable, firmly established, in touch with reality
Paste Dedicated to Sleepye China Watch 3 3335 hawking 2004-11-23 19:24:10
  I feel that Sleepye is now a good friend of mine, and I am glad that I have met her here. It would ...
Can you tell me BBS in full Practical English 实用英语 6 2876 greensleeves 2004-11-23 15:57:41
  In English, a bulletin board is literally an object that hangs on a wall which papers are posted on. ...
Let's play this ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 17 6896 canadaguy 2004-11-23 10:05:25
  Write right, allright?
Let's play this ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 17 6896 canadaguy 2004-11-23 10:05:25
  The cop was beat after beating a deadbeat on his beat.
Let's play this ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 17 6896 canadaguy 2004-11-23 10:05:25
  How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
Moderator, where is my thread of introducing a pro-China news ?? ... 1 2 China Watch 12 5611 intelladmm 2004-11-26 06:34:54
  I saw your post and read it. It must have appeared after a delay. It was a good article from the N ...
An insteresting hypothesis ... 1 2 Free Talk 8 4976 tsupasat 2004-11-20 10:16:55
  I didn't know the US had 3 billion
WHICH IS TO TICK? Practical English 实用英语 4 2338 xsleeper 2004-11-19 02:51:41
 
strange email Practical English 实用英语 2 2733 xsleeper 2004-11-19 02:43:26
  It is junk mail (spam). I used to get similar email messages that were usually from African "prince ...
plug Practical English 实用英语 2 2328 monkeysky88 2004-11-18 20:21:35
  The word plug can be used in 2 main ways- as a noun or as a verb. Noun: A plug is generally some ...
Was Iris Chang murdered or did she commit suicide? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 58 Talk to China Daily 405 265087 jordan_c_fan 2015-10-29 14:32:39
  selrahc wrote: >>This reminded me that ALL American people are brainwashed by the Jews that only ...
Can you tell me BBS in full Practical English 实用英语 6 2876 greensleeves 2004-11-23 15:57:41
  Do you mean, what do the letters BBS mean? Bulletin Board System.
Since somking is no good at all ,why no governments takes any measures to ban t Practical English 实用英语 5 2616 xsleeper 2004-11-16 07:26:55
  I believe the Kingdom of Bhutan has recently banned smoking. (See http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/sout ...
Was Iris Chang murdered or did she commit suicide? Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 58 Talk to China Daily 405 265087 jordan_c_fan 2015-10-29 14:32:39
  She was a very intelligent woman, with a bright future. Regardless of how she died, we will miss he ...
Does good willing do harm? ... 1 2 3 4 Practical English 实用英语 23 5590 favela 2004-11-29 22:42:48
  I say, Good for you, lookoutside! It is so nice that you honor older ones, even though you do not k ...
would somebody please introduce slumber party in Western countries in detail? Free Talk 4 3233 karenb 2004-11-15 12:47:44
  also, as far as I know, slumber parties are for girls. Boys would be ridiculed for having "a slumb ...
Where can i find actors' lines of "Forrest Gump" Practical English 实用英语 4 1869 anthonylau 2004-11-12 17:02:53
  strange, the link works for me! I'll just email it to you, ok?
Where can i find actors' lines of "Forrest Gump" Practical English 实用英语 4 1869 anthonylau 2004-11-12 17:02:53
  try: http://angielski.host.sk/biblioteka/ForrestGump.htm
where from? Do unto others what yo would have them do unto you? ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 5357 cheers 2004-11-13 06:14:29
  some people call it "the golden rule".
if you have one million dollar ,how do you spend it to earn money? ... 1 2 Free Talk 11 6737 rosewind 2004-11-11 15:12:04
  I would work as a day trader. (buying and selling stocks on a short term basis). There are inhere ...
do you trust the insurance ??????? Free Talk 1 2669 xsleeper 2004-11-11 03:14:46
  insurance SUCKS. If I still had every dollar that I have spent on insurance in my life, I would be ...
The secret to budgeting successfully: your attitude? Practical English 实用英语 1 2260 xsleeper 2004-11-4 21:28:45
  Both are gramatically correct. Using "budgeting" makes the sentence active rather than passive, in ...
HOT TO SAY Practical English 实用英语 3 1759 nicedi2003 2004-11-6 02:12:22
  if it's on the top someone will see it.
Predict the outcome of the US Presidential election! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 18624 mikeghet 2004-11-4 17:08:41
  I was saving this joke in the event of a tie... but it is just too good to let go to waste: Once th ...
Predict the outcome of the US Presidential election! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 18624 mikeghet 2004-11-4 17:08:41
  Well, it looks to be a little closer than I had predicted. I said Bush would win 290-248 and he loo ...
Predict the outcome of the US Presidential election! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 18624 mikeghet 2004-11-4 17:08:41
  Kerry has lost the lead in Iowa! Now Bush is ahead by 5,203 votes! (90% reporting) This is a rea ...
Predict the outcome of the US Presidential election! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 18624 mikeghet 2004-11-4 17:08:41
  a couple interesting things have happened in the past few minutes. http://www.latimes.com has a fl ...
Predict the outcome of the US Presidential election! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 18624 mikeghet 2004-11-4 17:08:41
  CBS news is awarding Florida to Bush, with Ohio and New Mexico leaning towards Bush, which would giv ...
Predict the outcome of the US Presidential election! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 18624 mikeghet 2004-11-4 17:08:41
  There was one interactive map that I saw (at http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/election-test-fl,0 ...
Predict the outcome of the US Presidential election! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 18624 mikeghet 2004-11-4 17:08:41
  California is definately a big prize, as far as electoral votes is concerned. But I'm pretty sure t ...
Predict the outcome of the US Presidential election! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 18624 mikeghet 2004-11-4 17:08:41
  Looks like I guessed the popular vote pretty close! (with only 16% reporting). It's interesting- I ...
Predict the outcome of the US Presidential election! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 18624 mikeghet 2004-11-4 17:08:41
  You only have a few more hours to get your guesses in!
CHINA DAILY, WHY DID YOU DELETE "CHINESEYANG'S" ACCOUNT?!? ... 1 2 Free Talk 13 6344 hooiluangoh 2004-11-12 20:14:18
  It doesn't make sense. Many people say things worse than her and they get away with it.
Predict the outcome of the US Presidential election! ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 8 Free Talk 49 18624 mikeghet 2004-11-4 17:08:41
  An interesting prediction, He Dan! Just the opposite of what happened 4 years ago to Bush, huh?
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