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Post time 2004-8-19 18:14:53 |Display all floors
When  Miss Crawley arrives there is no such thing as quarrelling heard of.There is no conflicts even in their cups!(theri 指名利场中的两个人物,Miss Crawley 是个有钱的老处女)

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Post time 2004-8-19 18:35:27 |Display all floors

FYI

没多大把握,仅提供一点思路:)
be in one's cups:to be very drunk
喝得酩酊大醉的时候。

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Post time 2004-8-19 19:06:33 |Display all floors

make sense!good job ! thank you!

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Post time 2004-8-19 20:22:06 |Display all floors

in one's cup

be in one's cup: 微醉,在酒醉的时候.
见<现代英汉综合大辞典>

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Post time 2004-8-20 07:03:23 |Display all floors

FYI

be in one's cups:to be very drunk
Source:
Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms(上海外语教育出版社)

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