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Quotation from 'Vita Brevis' Attachments ... 1 2 Travel 10 11739 afri_simba 2007-3-16 22:50:08
  "Ars longa, vita brevis" is part of an aphorism by Ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, usually tru ...
i will be quite appreciating if any people could help me with the expression. Practical English 实用英语 5 4158 jeff_in_sf 2006-9-5 06:57:49
  Hi Cathy, Your message contains the text for a TV commercial promoting Australian tourism. When yo ...
"gig" what's that mean? Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 1499 gjjhello 2006-4-26 11:08:45
  :) gig (slang) n. A job, especially a booking for musicians. Cheers!
what cancer is one likely gonna get if he/she's over smoked? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Friendship, Love, Relationships 48 5333 kanyuek 2006-4-24 00:24:25
  What are the effects of cigarette smoking on cancer rates? Cigarette smoking causes about 87 percen ...
Do you think man also has menopause? ... 1 2 Free Talk 9 3981 spiritrace 2006-4-21 00:29:28
  Women may not be the only ones who suffer the effects of changing hormones. Some doctors are noticin ...
Have anyone here remember an old American movie called Attachments Friendship, Love, Relationships 3 1301 hollychou 2006-4-12 09:54:13
  :) A funny and satirical film! Being There depicts the story of a gardener named Chance/Chauncey G ...
Cancer Treatment: Helpful or Harmful? Free Talk 6 2951 matt605 2006-4-1 12:23:15
  WHAT CAUSES CANCER? Cancer occurs because of changes of the genes responsible for cell growth and r ...
Ladies, Let's vote for the CD FLR Hottest guy Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 32 Friendship, Love, Relationships 223 25110 caringhk 2007-5-8 13:30:34
  Everyone stands alone on the heart of the earth Transfixed by a sun-ray: And it is suddenly night. ...
what is the meaning of "a mile a minute" Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1676 leesinchina 2006-3-29 11:36:48
  :) Idiom "a mile a minute" = very rapidly For example: "He was talking a mile a minute about the a ...
I ATE NEARLY ONE BOX OF LAMINGTON CAKE TODAY ... 1 2 3 4 5 Friendship, Love, Relationships 34 3786 bizarre 2006-3-23 09:47:33
  :):) Ingredients : 250 gm Butter, softened 4 x Eggs 1 cup Milk. room temperature 1 tsp. Van ...
urgent; please help me!! Practical English 实用英语 6 3945 mederis 2006-3-13 03:07:59
  Everyone lit up after hearing the good news. People lit up after hearing the good news. These sente ...
do you know "green house effect"? Practical English 实用英语 4 1998 divina 2006-3-11 00:02:05
  Global warming is an increase in the average temperature of the Earth's atmosphere and oceans. The t ...
Hello! Friends, I need your opinions and advice! ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 12 4470 greentail 2006-5-17 20:08:22
  Internet Addiction Test (IAT) http://www.netaddiction.com/resources/internet_addiction_test.htm Ho ...
Anyone who can give me some information about "Gordian knot"? Practical English 实用英语 1 3365 cheers 2006-3-7 00:04:13
  The Gordian Knot is a legend associated with Alexander the Great. It is often used as a metaphor for ...
Anyone who can offer me some websites about statistics ? Practical English 实用英语 2 1834 robertcheng 2006-1-24 05:32:48
  Try this site! http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/home.ubalt.edu/ntsbarsh/Business-stat/excel/excel ...
i need help !! Practical English 实用英语 3 2338 cheers 2006-1-6 12:02:34
  In "Hollaback Girl", Gwen Stefani declares that, although she has been "around the track" a few time ...
Help me! Can you tell me in detail what "Blog" is? Thank you ! Practical English 实用英语 6 3713 leungshuren 2006-1-5 15:44:54
  A blog is a website in which journal entries are posted on a regular basis and displayed in reverse ...
Help me! Can you tell me in detail what "Blog" is? Thank you ! Practical English 实用英语 6 3713 leungshuren 2006-1-5 15:44:54
  A blog is a website in which journal entries are posted on a regular basis and displayed in reverse ...
Santa Father Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 Practical English 实用英语 27 7997 freakyqi 2005-12-21 14:41:43
 
What's the meaning of "fish for the world?" Practical English 实用英语 1 2523 cheers 2005-12-1 09:58:35
  "for the world" = "under any conditions" Example: I would not sell my house for the world (I would n ...
waiting your reply online!!! Urgently! Practical English 实用英语 2 1882 leesinchina 2005-11-25 11:45:17
 
My Last Duchess Practical English 实用英语 5 2225 leungshuren 2005-11-22 04:25:37
  Notice Neptune, though, Taming a sea-horse, thought a rarity, Which Claus of Innsbruck cast in bronz ...
can anyone help me? World Affairs 1 2760 cheers 2005-11-20 11:44:07
  http://www.alavigne.com http://www.avrilbandaids.com http://launch.yahoo.com/ar-292016-bio--Avril-La ...
What is this kind of writing technique? Practical English 实用英语 3 3649 flora_zheng 2005-11-20 13:56:37
  Those sentences are from the "I Have a Dream" speech delivered by Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1963. ...
the heel of her palm.? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 2657 hly2004 2005-11-19 13:15:05
  heel (n.) 1. The rounded posterior portion of the foot under and behind the ankle. 2. A similar a ...
"born "or "borne"? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 2523 onepastyoung 2005-11-19 14:04:48
  Thanks to the vagaries of English spelling, "bear" has two past participles: "born" and "borne". Tra ...
Looking for Analysis of "The Chimney Sweeper, The Tyger etc" ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 9 4826 flora_zheng 2005-11-19 18:20:49
  Try this site for poetry analysis http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/index.html Here's an example fro ...
what is the short for " humidity" if it has? Urgent! ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 8 5608 cheers 2005-11-1 12:31:02
 
what is the short for " humidity" if it has? Urgent! ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 8 5608 cheers 2005-11-1 12:31:02
  Electronic goods need to be kept dry during shipping. They are usually shipped along with a small pa ...
what is the short for " humidity" if it has? Urgent! ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 8 5608 cheers 2005-11-1 12:31:02
  For food items, Equilibrium Relative Humidity (ERH) = the moisture content at which a food does not ...
ask for the answer:what does "sixes" mean in the song "Don‘t Cry For Me,Argent Practical English 实用英语 5 2813 nanren888 2005-10-25 16:01:04
  Don't Cry for Me Argentina It won't be easy, you'll think it strange When I try to explain how I fe ...
give me an answer,pls Talk to China Daily 2 3073 iluv2fish 2005-10-25 07:40:14
 
what does "D.V.M" mean ? many thanks Practical English 实用英语 2 2533 dreamcatcher 2005-9-28 12:43:25
 
William Shakespeare - Sonnet 18 ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 15 3314 flora_zheng 2005-9-27 08:09:28
  Hi Flora, My answers are given below. "And every beautiful person becomes less beautiful, By chanc ...
which english song is your favorite? Practical English 实用英语 3 2673 zhying0581 2005-9-26 18:13:54
  Home, Sweet Home Written By: John H. Payne Music By: Henry R. Bishop 'Mid pleasures and palaces Th ...
HELP! it's urgent! Attachments ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 1813 iluv2fish 2005-9-26 11:27:44
  The university college will also honour the internationally renowned linguist and expert on the Engl ...
HELP! it's urgent! Attachments ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 1813 iluv2fish 2005-9-26 11:27:44
  Lord Quirk of Bloomsbury (born Charles Randolph Quirk in 1920) is a British linguist. In the early ...
求助!!! what's the mean of "roundtable"? Practical English 实用英语 3 4159 beyondlimin 2008-4-24 08:23:22
  Roundtable: a meeting of peers for discussion and exchange of views; "a roundtable on the future of ...
William Shakespeare - Sonnet 18 ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 15 3314 flora_zheng 2005-9-27 08:09:28
  Here are some answers to your questions. Why is summer called eternal? Is it related to Holy Bible? ...
how to use "vain" Practical English 实用英语 4 2295 hunter411 2005-9-25 12:01:55
  Idiom: "in vain" To no avail; without success: "All our work was in vain." Another way to word your ...
William Shakespeare - Sonnet 18 ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 15 3314 flora_zheng 2005-9-27 08:09:28
  Q1: What is the meaning of the following? "And every fair from fair sometime declines" Substitute " ...
Can anyone tell me his or her opinions about the films Trois Couleurs, especiall Free Talk 5 2364 toniwang 2005-9-17 14:06:47
  Trois Couleurs: Bleu, Blanc, Rouge (Three Colors: Blue, White, Red) Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski ...
kissing on the eyes... meaning? ... 1 2 3 Friendship, Love, Relationships 14 5570 alexae 2005-8-20 17:57:03
  To Kiss a Forehead is to Erase Worry Poem by Marina Tsvetaeva (Translated from the Russian by Il ...
What does "Wednesday 10/9" represent? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1245 geofferyadam 2005-8-7 01:29:24
  The TV program will be shown on Wednesday starting at 10 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)/ 9 p.m. Central Time ...
LET'S PLAY "CHOOCHOO TRAIN" ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 16 5981 pinkposer 2005-8-10 15:31:56
 
LET'S PLAY "CHOOCHOO TRAIN" ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 16 5981 pinkposer 2005-8-10 15:31:56
 
We know that "/" is called slash in English,but how we call "\" in English? Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1320 luoroger2000 2005-8-1 12:36:20
  Back slash Also known as a "reverse solidus", the back slash is a computer keyboard key ( \ ). The ...
LET'S PLAY "CHOOCHOO TRAIN" ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 16 5981 pinkposer 2005-8-10 15:31:56
 
What are the meanings of these phrases? Thanks. Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1164 clearwater 2005-7-30 08:45:47
  "run the gauntlet" (idiom) To expose oneself to hostile treatment or criticism. Historical To suffe ...
LET'S PLAY "CHOOCHOO TRAIN" ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 16 5981 pinkposer 2005-8-10 15:31:56
 
what is it? a Monster? Attachments Practical English 实用英语 5 1974 crimsonwolf 2005-7-29 10:12:35
  A mysterious, 41-foot-long and 19-foot-wide (12.4-meters by 5.4-meters)gelatinous mass of flesh wash ...
What is it? A monster? Attachments Free Talk 1 2553 cheers 2005-7-29 04:13:25
  A mysterious, 41-foot-long and 19-foot-wide (12.4-meters by 5.4-meters)gelatinous mass of flesh wash ...
LET'S PLAY "CHOOCHOO TRAIN" ... 1 2 3 Free Talk 16 5981 pinkposer 2005-8-10 15:31:56
 
Is it a fake diploma ad? ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 10 2983 zwgzwg 2005-7-25 11:28:56
  The Nigerian 419 scam is a 5 billion US$ worldwide scam that has run since the early 1980's. It is a ...
We're not afraid. Attachments ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 7 Free Talk 44 12049 spiritrace 2005-11-16 09:40:20
  http://www.werenotafraid.com
Does anyone know the bank of "credit national du senegal" Free Talk 6 3617 cheers 2005-7-20 13:03:15
  Advance Fee Fraud (also known as 419 fraud) Advance Fee Fraud has been around, in various forms, fo ...
Does anyone know the bank of "credit national du senegal" Free Talk 6 3617 cheers 2005-7-20 13:03:15
  Check this site re 419 scam! http://aa419.org/content/fraud.php Here's the listing for the fake ban ...
what "culture sock " means? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1450 geofferyadam 2005-7-11 09:26:54
  "Culture shock is a term used to describe the anxiety and feelings (of surprise, disorientation, con ...
is the usage right? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 11 6120 missylulu 2005-7-16 09:49:08
  Your sentence is fine. To make it perfectly clear, you could use: Could you listen to me read these ...
annual clip??? Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 1770 cheers 2005-6-30 09:38:04
  clip (n) (Informal) A pace or rate: e.g "go at a fast clip" Cheers!
请教“mind one's P's and Q's”中的“P”和“Q”? Practical English 实用英语 6 4083 henryoujun 2005-7-7 11:35:51
  "mind one's P's and Q's" (idiom) : to mind one’s manners : to behave properly http://www.worldwid ...
pictograph Practical English 实用英语 2 2124 echo72005 2005-6-30 17:56:13
  pictograph (n) (also called pictogram) 1. A picture representing a word or idea; a hieroglyph. 2. ...
help Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1518 vivian5 2005-6-27 14:34:21
  A famous German mathematician http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weierstrass Cheers!
could somebody tell me some name of foreign newspapers or magazines? Practical English 实用英语 4 2430 cheers 2005-6-25 08:48:16
  http://www.journalismnet.com/papers/canada.htm http://www.journalismnet.com/papers/uk.htm Cheers! ...
How to answer the question when you join a job interview Practical English 实用英语 4 2710 greensleeves 2005-6-24 22:15:02
  http://www.quintcareers.com/interview_question_database/interview_questions_database.html Good luck ...
puzzling and confusing Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 1807 fly_scorer 2005-6-23 18:40:22
  confusing (adj) 1: causing confusion or disorientation; "a confusing jumble of road signs"; "being h ...
Parson Brown etc? Practical English 实用英语 2 1548 flora_zheng 2005-6-21 12:35:43
  Hi Flora, Nice song ! Below are some answers to your questions. "In the meadow we can build a snow ...
How to write a descriptive essay? Practical English 实用英语 6 2602 cheers 2005-6-18 10:31:32
  http://www.rscc.cc.tn.us/owl&writingcenter/OWL/Types.html Cheers!
How to write a descriptive essay? Practical English 实用英语 6 2602 cheers 2005-6-18 10:31:32
  "The first important thing to remember about a narrative essay is that it tells a story. The author ...
How to write a descriptive essay? Practical English 实用英语 6 2602 cheers 2005-6-18 10:31:32
  "The purpose of a descriptive essay is to describe a person, place, or thing in such vivid detail th ...
Here lies one whose name was writ in water? Practical English 实用英语 6 2884 flora_zheng 2005-6-18 14:40:37
  Hi Flora, "Written in the stars" comes from the belief of astrologers that the position of the star ...
are there anyone who could help me expalin what is plato's eternality ? Practical English 实用英语 1 1509 cheers 2005-6-18 08:20:05
  Try these sites! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plato http://www2.sunysuffolk.edu/pecorip/SCCCWEB/ETE ...
Help!!!! Practical English 实用英语 4 1669 sydman1 2005-6-17 08:56:58
  "Once upon a time, it was record shops that staged high-profile midnight openings to sell the latest ...
Here lies one whose name was writ in water? Practical English 实用英语 6 2884 flora_zheng 2005-6-18 14:40:37
  "whose name was writ in water" = both fame and life are short As written on the gravestone of the ...
Help me to find our the differences of being a student and an employee,please Practical English 实用英语 3 1901 veganewmoon 2005-6-13 13:42:38
  One big difference is working with a team vs studying as an individual. Also see these sites http: ...
Simple question Practical English 实用英语 5 2419 zhuzhu_haha 2005-6-13 21:39:50
  Login to CD forum, go to the post that you want to edit, and click on the "Edit" icon in the lower r ...
what's the difference between" commence" & "begin"/ "victual" & food ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 2174 flora_zheng 2005-6-11 12:44:35
  The "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is a classic American novel, with humorous aspects as well as a ...
what's the difference between" commence" & "begin"/ "victual" & food ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 2174 flora_zheng 2005-6-11 12:44:35
 
“Pick at”??? Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 977 cheers 2005-6-10 21:54:10
  I think that "pick at" should be "pick out" in this sentence. ...they pick OUT important features i ...
what's the difference between" commence" & "begin"/ "victual" & food ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 2174 flora_zheng 2005-6-11 12:44:35
  "I bought some victuals during the weekend... and then fell into slumber..." Hi Flora, "Victual" a ...
What is 'a mile a minute'? Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1332 clearwater 2005-6-10 06:57:27
  "a mile a minute" (Idiom) Very rapidly, as in "She was talking a mile a minute about the accident." ...
what's the difference between" commence" & "begin"/ "victual" & food ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 2174 flora_zheng 2005-6-11 12:44:35
  1. "Commence" and "begin" are synonyns, but "commence" is more formal than "begin". Synonyms: begin ...
How to understand " The eagle always flew on Friday." Practical English 实用英语 5 9934 cheers 2005-6-9 06:42:26
  "The eagle always flew on Friday." metaphor (n) A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ...
How to understand " The eagle always flew on Friday." Practical English 实用英语 5 9934 cheers 2005-6-9 06:42:26
  "The eagle always flew on Friday" means that money was available to be spent on Friday. Friday was ...
what does " nail to pray " mean? Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1073 cheers 2005-5-14 22:24:27
  "hell to pay" (Idiom) : Great trouble; e.g., "If we're wrong, there'll be hell to pay. " Cheers! ...
选择题:The light go out _______itself. Practical English 实用英语 3 1713 12345678 2005-5-12 23:28:20
  The light GOES out BY itself. Idiom: "by itself" = "unassisted" Cheers!
VE-DAY is May 8, 1945. Is there a VA-DAY? World Affairs 1 3099 cheers 2005-5-9 02:35:58
  Victory over Japan Day (V-J Day) is August 15, 1945. V-J Day marked Japan's surrender to the Allied ...
asking help about an idiom,thank you Practical English 实用英语 4 2467 canada_man 2005-4-30 11:33:12
  far out (idiom, adjective) 1. Unusual or eccentric; very advanced. for example, "Painting blindfold ...
who can tell me "kabatristsy"??? Practical English 实用英语 1 1757 cheers 2005-4-30 04:02:50
  KABATRISTSY is the Bank Identifier Code (BIC) for the Koc Bank located in Istanbul, Turkey. The BIC ...
"neglect" & "negligence" Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 1732 cheers 2005-4-29 01:26:46
  neglect (verb): 1. To pay little or no attention to; fail to heed; disregard: e.g., "neglected th ...
another one: what's the meaning of "ITW Meritex"? Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 2832 looongg 2005-4-28 19:23:43
  "ITW" is a company that manufactures packaging for electronic components. "ITW Meritex" is an ITW f ...
Inc. & Co. Ltd. Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 1095 cheers 2005-4-27 03:18:14
  Inc. = Incorporated (the business has been legally incorporated) Co. Ltd. = Company Limited = limite ...
have you ever writtern comments on some works? i need your help!! Practical English 实用英语 2 2915 sunnybaby 2005-4-25 19:59:45
  http://www.allreaders.com/Topics/info_7218.asp?BSID=17351571 http://www.hat.net/pop/books.romance/go ...
Why is England called the Big Apple? Practical English 实用英语 4 2437 smallstill 2005-4-26 14:38:29
  The term "Big Apple" to describe New York seems to have originated in the 1920s but became popular t ...
what is NLP? Practical English 实用英语 2 1963 cheers 2005-4-22 02:28:56
  Citation: Van der Horst, Brian. "Edward T. Hall: A Great-Grandfather of NLP". http://www.cs.ucr.edu/ ...
what's the means of "an open-ended question" ? Practical English 实用英语 4 3173 changcheng 2005-5-8 01:56:56
  The Open-Ended Question The open-ended question seeks to explore the qualitative, in-depth aspects o ...
American Indians Practical English 实用英语 2 1477 earlybird 2005-4-14 21:43:50
  http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources http://www.nativeculturelinks.com/indians.html http://en.wikip ...
how to explain the sentence? Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1140 cheers 2005-4-13 03:16:30
  A dingo is a type of wild dog found in Australia. "I also saw the wild Australian dog - the dingo. ...
help me with english proverbs,3u Practical English 实用英语 4 1665 vivian53dj 2005-4-12 09:27:15
  http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/9260/proverbs.html#1 http://efl.htmlplanet.com/proverbs.htm ...
recorded speech or record speech? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1147 checkpoint 2005-4-10 05:39:38
  It may be clearer to use "pre-recorded" rather than "recorded". Akayev's speech was pre-recorded in ...
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