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究竟是几倍啊?A is 3 times larger than B [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2008-9-6 21:51:23 |Display all floors
Originally posted by garylv at 2008-9-6 02:01 AM
老外请我老婆去工作,说薪水 The salary will be 3 times more than that of last year.
—— 到底是译为“ 是去年 的3倍还是4倍啊?

为了搞清楚这个问题,最好请他们把这些具体薪水数字说出来。特别是如果说话的不是英语国家的人,也有可能是说得不清楚。

如果是两倍,说 twice that of last year 就足够了,何必转个大弯说 2 times more than that of last year?




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Post time 2008-9-6 22:44:17 |Display all floors
Originally posted by jl2315 at 2008-9-6 21:51

为了搞清楚这个问题,最好请他们把这些具体薪水数字说出来。特别是如果说话的不是英语国家的人,也有可能是说得不清楚。

如果是两倍,说 twice that of last year 就足够了,何必转个大弯说 2 times more th ...



老哥,日本人的英语水平,实在不敢恭维啊!我老婆那么差的英语,都被认为天才呢,哈哈

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Post time 2008-9-8 14:25:27 |Display all floors
Originally posted by jepenseatoi at 2008-9-6 17:31



牛津高阶里的例子:

This book is three times as long as the length of that one.
这本书是那本书篇幅的三倍。

This book is three times longer (more) than the length of that one.
这本书比那 ...


书上都这么写了,看来是我错了,但还是有些糊涂,希望有搞明白的一天。长见识了

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