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You speak so many bloody languages, and you never want to talk. --E--C [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2008-2-6 13:34:38 |Display all floors
在电影THE ENGLISH PATIENT里有这么一句话:You speak so many bloody languages, and you never want to talk. --这话怎么理解呢?



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Katharine Clifton: You speak so many bloody languages, and you never want to talk.

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Post time 2008-2-6 14:11:40 |Display all floors
You speak so many bloody languages, and you never want to talk.
你讲了这么多你不该讲的狗屁
Talk in English rather than talking about English.

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Post time 2008-2-6 14:45:10 |Display all floors
Katharine Clifton: You speak so many bloody languages, and you never want to talk.

Without the context, I would have to read it at face value: You are proficient in so many languages, and yet you never want to have a conversation (or tell me what you really think).

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