Jun 9, 2009

Practical Sentences in Chinese and English 06092009

中英文實用句
Practical Sentences in Chinese and English
June 9, 2009

歡迎您來到飛機上,(跟我們一同)享受您的搭乘∕旅途吧。【你可以對任何新的成員,例如新學生或新同事說這句話。很幽默的。】
Welcome aboard, and enjoy the/your ride/flight (with us). [You can say this to any newcomer, for example, a new student or co-worker. It’s humorous.]
(你)可以看,不可以碰。我指的是神像。你以為是什麼?美眉∕漂亮的女生?
You can look, but you can not touch. I mean the statue(s) of the buddha(s). What are you thinking about? / What do you think it is? / What do you think I mean? Beautiful girls?
上課(永遠)不要遲到。你如果想要早點到也可以。如果你無法準時,或因為某個原因而沒辦法出席,請提早打電話給我們。
(Always) come to class on time. You are welcome to come to class early if you want. If you can not make it on time, or if you can not make it to the class for some reason, give us a call in advance/beforehand.
(上課∕上學∕上班)不要遲到。
Don’t be late for class/school/work.
不要遲(和)到早退,但是你可以早到(和)遲退。
Don’t come late and leave early, but you are welcome to come early and leave late.
如果咖啡機沒有在動,有可能是沒水了。打開左邊的蓋子看看裡面是否有水。如果沒水了,就加點水進去。
If the coffee maker is not working, it might be out of water. Open the left lid and see if there is water inside. If there is no water inside, add some.
如果咖啡機沒有在動,有可能是需要清理咖啡渣了。
If the coffee maker is not working, you might have to remove the coffee residue.
(機器、電器等等)它有在動嗎?∕它有在運作嗎?
(A machine, electric appliance, etc.) Is it working?
(機器、電器等等)它沒有在動。∕它沒有在運作。
(A machine, electric appliance, etc.) It is not working.
(機器、電器等等)它故障了。
(A machine, electric appliance, etc.) It is out of order.
我會請人來修(它)。
I will get/ask somebody to fix/repair/mend it.
我會修(它)。∕我來修(它)。
I will fix/repair/mend it.
五月和六月是台灣的梅雨季(節)。七月至九月是台灣的颱風季(節)。
May and June are Taiwan’s rainy season. / The rainy season of Taiwan starts in May and ends in June. July, August and September are Taiwan’s typhoon season. / The typhoon season of Taiwan starts in July and ends in September.
可以把音量轉小嗎?我要打電話。(我正在講電話。)
Can/Could you turn down the volume? I am going to make a phone call. (I am on the phone.)
可以把音量轉大嗎?我聽不到。
Can/Could you turn up the volume? I can not hear it.
對不起,(你)可以再說一遍嗎?
Sorry, can/could you repeat that?
你很遜。
You are wimpy/lousy.
這道菜∕食物∕飲料真難吃∕喝。這電影真爛。
The dish/food/drink is lousy. The movie is lousy.
(在傳統市場)這個一斤∕兩斤多少(錢)?這些一斤∕兩斤多少(錢)?
(In a traditional market) How much is it for one catty/two catties? How much are these for one catty/two catties?
【一斤在中國相當於五百公克或一點五磅左右。一斤在有些東南亞國家相當於六百公克左右One catty is equal to about five hundred grams or one and a half pounds in China. One catty is equal to about six hundred grams in some other Southeast Asian counties.】
(在傳統市場)這個一斤∕兩斤五十元。這些一斤∕兩斤一百元。
(In a traditional market) It is fifty dollars for one catty/two catties. These are one hundred dollars for one catty/two catties.
太貴了。可不可以算我便宜一點?
(It is/They are)too expensive. Can/Could you give/offer me a discount?
好吧!我給你打九折∕八折。
All right! I’ll give you a ten percent/twenty percent discount.
她(因為某疾病)正在住院。她這禮拜一住院的。沒有人知道她會住多久。(她會住到這星期五。)
She is (staying) in the hospital (for a certain disease). She was hospitalized this Monday. No one knows how long she is going to stay there. (She is staying there until/till this Friday.)

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