大学英语教程4 unit1~unit4句段翻译

大学英语教程4 unit1~unit4句段翻译

Unit one1. An artist who seeks fame is like a dog chasing his own tail who, when he captures it, does not know what else to do but to continue chasing it. (Para.1)2. The cruelty of success is that it often leads those who seek such success to participate in their own destruction. (Para.1)3. The conquest of fame is difficult at best, and many end up emotionally if not financially bankrupt. (Para.2)4. They develop a style that agents market aggressively to hasten popularity, and their ride on the express elevator to the top is a blur. (Para.3)5. After their enthusiasm has dissolved, the public simply moves on to the next flavor of the month. (Para.3)6. However, they paid for it by giving up the freedom to express themselves with other styles or forms. (Para.4)7. It takes you out of yourself: You must be what the public thinks you are, not what you really are or could be. (Para.5)8. An example, the famous Irish writer Oscar Wilde, known for his uncompromising behavior, both social and sexual, to which the public objected, paid heavily for remaining true to himself.(Para.6)9. His price for remaining true to himself was to be left alone when he needed his fans the most.(Para.6)10. I say to those who desperately seek fame and fortune: good luck. But alas, you may find that it was not what you wanted. (Para.9)11. so instead of trying so hard to achieve success, try to be happy with who you are and what you do. (Para.9)
Unit 21. He wore his mother’s old red stockings cut down for ankle socks. (Para.1)2. But only Charlie Chaplin could have created the great comic character of “the Tramp”, the little man in rags who gave his creator permanent fame. (Para.1)3. All the same, Chaplin’s comic beggar didn’t seem all that English or even working-class. (Para.3) 4. He later said he imagined the Tramp to be a college-educated gentleman who’d come down in the world. (Para.4)5. No one was certain whether Chaplin did it on purpose but this helped to bring about his huge success.( Para.4)6. He was an immensely talented man, determined to a degree unusual even in the ranks of Hollywood stars. (Para.5)7. He already had the urge to explore and extend a talent he discovered in himself as he went along. (Para.5)8. Chaplin didn’t have his jokes written into a script in advance. (Para.6)9. This physical transformation, plus the skill with which he executed it again and again, is surely the secret of Chaplin’s great comedy. (Para.6)10. Yet even this painfully-bought self-knowledge found its way into his comic creations. (Para.7)11. It’s a relief to know that life eventually gave Charlie Chaplin the stable happiness it had earlier denied him. (Para.8)
Unit 31. A welfare client is supposed to cheat. Everybody expects it. (Para.1)2. Faced with sharing a dinner of raw pet food with the cat, many people bleed the system for a few extra dollars. (Para.1)3. They tell the government that they are get

ting two hundred dollars less than their real pension. (Para.1)4. As a welfare client I’m expected to bow before the caseworker. (Para.3)5. Government cuts in welfare have resulted in hunger and suffering for a lot of people. (Para.11)6. There is no provision in the law for a gradual shift away from welfare. (Para.14)7. It’s impossible to jump off welfare and suddenly be making two thousand dollars a month. (Para.14)8. There needs to be a lawyer who can act as a champion for the rights of welfare clients. (Para.15)9. Someday people like me will thrive under a new system that will encourage them, not seek to convict them of cheating. (Para.17)10. They will be free to develop their talents without guilt or fear—or just hold a good, steady job. (Para.17)
Unit 41. A transformation is occurring that should greatly boost living standards in the developing world. (Para.1)2. Places that until recently were deaf and dumb are rapidly acquiring up-to-date telecommunications. (Para.1)3. It may take a decade for many countries to improve transportation, power supplies, and other utilities. (Para.1)4. By installing optical fiber, a parade of urban centers and industrial zones are stepping directly into the Information Age. (Para.1)5. A spider’s web of digital and wireless communication links is already reaching most of Asia and parts of Eastern Europe. (Para.1)6. All these developing regions see advanced communications as a way to leap over whole stages of economic development. (Para.2)7. Widespread access to information technologies, promises to condense the time . (Para.2)8. There’s little dispute that communications will be a key factor separating the winners from the losers. (Para.4)9. For countries that have lagged behind for so long, the temptation to move ahead in one jump is hard to resist. (Para.11)10. And despite the mistakes they'll make, they'll persist. (Para.11)

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