高级英语句子翻译

Unit5

1. Much of human existence consists of efforts aimed at making sure that things don’t go wrong, fall apart, break down, or stop running until a decent interval has elapsed after their manufacture.

译文:

人类在很多时候都致力于确保东西不失灵、不散架、不损坏,在制造出来后的相当长一段时间内不会罢工。

2. A single visit to a museum which displays artifacts used by simple preindustrial societies is sufficient to dispel the notion that quality is dependent on technology.

译文:

只要去一次博物馆,参观一下前工业时代的简单社会所使用的器具,就足以摈弃质量取决于技术这个观点了。

3. Although many items were obtained through barter and trade, the connection between producer and consumer still remained intimate, permanent, and caring.

译文:

尽管很多物品是通过交易或买卖的途径获得的,生产者和消费者之间仍然保持着密切长久的联系,双方仍然相互体贴。

4. A man is not likely to fashion a spear for himself whose point will fall off in mid flight; nor is a woman who weaves her own basket likely to make it out of rotted straw. Similarly, if one is sewing a parka for a husband who is about to go hunting for the family with the temperature at sixty below, all stitches will be perfect.

译文:

男人不可能给自己做一支投出去就掉矛尖的长矛,女人则不可能给自己编一个烂草做的篮子。类似的,如果丈夫为了养家要在零下60度的天气下出门狩猎,给他缝制风雪大衣时,必须针针完美。

1.无法回避的严酷现实浇灭了他们对美好未来的浪漫憧憬。(dispel)

The harsh reality they could not evade dispelled all their romantic hopes for a rosy future.

2.由于不可预料的天气,我们的运动会将延期到下周举行。(postpone)

Our sports meet will be postponed to next week because of the unpredictable weather.

3.凡是来参观展览会的人,不论是谁都必须出示他/她的身份证。(no matter)

Every visitor to this exhibition must show his / her identity card no matter who he / she is.

4.旧城中心的改造计划要得到市政府的批准。(be subject to)

The renovation plan for the old city centre is subject to the approval of the municipal government.

5.一次又一次的挫折和失败并没有使他的希望破灭。(wither)

The experience of repeated setbacks and failures did not wither away his hopes.

6.电子邮件传递信息又快又便利,已经在相当大的程度上替代了传统的邮递。(replace)

E-mail is so quick and convenient in sending messages that it has already replaced traditional mail service to a large extent.

7.看到长城使他产生一种惊讶的感觉。(evoke)

The sight of the Great Wall evoked a sense of wonder in him.

8.质量控制工具的保养是会很昂贵的。(maintenance)

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