Author: luxgum

收破烂儿的人? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2004-11-5 18:33:21 |Display all floors

"Bag lady", a very precise defination in this case, means “大袋佬”in Cantones

捡破烂的人指那在垃圾堆里翻找有用东西的人,故译为a bag lady.

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Well done, buddy.

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Post time 2004-11-5 21:34:40 |Display all floors

JFYR: rag-and-bone-man

rag-and-bone-man = a man who goes around the streets buying and collecting old clothes and other things that people no longer want

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Post time 2004-11-5 22:04:07 |Display all floors

Possibly no 100% exact equivalent ...

vagrant
street-person
bag-man (a coined one)
scavenger
...

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Post time 2004-11-6 04:13:38 |Display all floors

well, all well said but I raise a question regarding picking up or collecting ru

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Post time 2004-11-6 10:15:52 |Display all floors

a bag lady

i am a little confused about : a bag lady

why it is not "a bag boy/man/guy" instead of "lady", if we can think like that it is a signal for discrimination??

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Post time 2004-11-6 10:19:34 |Display all floors

buddy, you said it.

so it's really good for you didn't study japanese.

you know in japanese, the "chinese character" for "husband" is "主人", unbelievable!!!!!!!!!!

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Post time 2004-11-6 11:03:49 |Display all floors

hi! melly, You are right

i have learned japanese several months ago, you are totally right...

What the hell the wrong with Japanese?? ( "The Hell" can be listened from time to time in "Friends", it is used like above mentioned?)

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