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Post time 2008-5-7 18:12:05 |Display all floors
“英国小姐”参选议员 要让政治变“性感”
Parliament or bust for Miss Great Britain



刚看英语点津首页的双语新闻, 对该文的英语标题挺费解,尤其中间的or,

难道这位Miss Great Britain 进了Parliament,就没了bust?
保住了bust就进不了Parliament?

大家讲讲应该怎么理解这句话?

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Post time 2008-5-7 18:14:11 |Display all floors

Which life does she prefer?

a political life or a life in the entertainment cirlcle? Maybe the two can't co-exist.

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Post time 2008-5-7 18:17:50 |Display all floors

Which life does she prefer?

a political life or a life in the entertainment cirlcle? Maybe the two can't co-exist.

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Reply #3 sinfulgirl's post

Reasonable !  It seems I should develop my miserable humor sense from now on.

Thank you, sinfulgil~ ^_^

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Parliament or bust for Miss Great Britain
英国小姐:巨胸冲议会
Burning Alone

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Beauty is power.

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Burning Alone

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Medal of honor

Post time 2008-5-7 21:26:50 |Display all floors

“...... or bust” is an idiom, here used with a pun twist

Bust 的多个词义之一是破产、输掉一切。如果主角是男性,标题的意思就是尽力一搏,不留后路,选不上议员便一无所有。不过主题人物是英国小姐,所以这个双关语才令人想入非非。

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