大学体验英语综合教程3(第三版)课后翻译答案

大学体验英语综合教程3(第三版)课后翻译答案

UNIT1

1. 年轻人有时会抱怨无法和父母沟通。(communicate with)

Young people sometimes complain of being unable to communicate with their parents.

2. 能在中国云南的一个苗家村落住下来一直是玛丽长久以来的梦想,现在她终于梦想成真了。(to take up residence)

It has been Mary’s long cherished dream to take up residence in a Miao village in Yunnan, China. Now her dream has finally come true

3. 家养的动物习惯于依赖人,因此很难能在野外活下来。(survive)

Domestic animals are used to depending on humans, so it is difficult for them to survive in the wild.

4. 他突然有种恐惧感,觉得自己会因为经济不景气而被公司裁员。(overtake)

He was suddenly overtaken by a fear

that he would be laid off by the company because of depression.

5. 我估计公交路线上堵车了,因为我都等了30分钟也没见一辆车开过去。(figure)

I figure that there is a traffic jam on the route of the bus, for I’ve waited for 30 minutes without seeing one passing by.

1.十年前,当公司还处在生产的鼎盛时期时,我们就决定投资新技术,将公司转型为技术密集型企业。由于拥有先进技术,我们在激烈动荡的市场竞争中脱颖而出。现在我们的成本下降了百分之三十,销售业绩却上涨了三分之二,利润翻了一番。

Ten years ago, when our company was at the height of its production, we decided to invest in new technologies, so as to turn our company into a technology-intensive one. With our advanced technologies, we out-competed all our competitors

in the rough and tumble of the marketplace. Now we have reduced the cost by 30 percent, even as / while our sales have grown by two-thirds and the earnings have doubled.

2. 我们将可持续性定义为保持企业盈利,但不以环境为代价。从商业的角度看,这合理吗?事实上,在追求可持续发展目标的过程中,我们的收益已经超过了所有的投资和开支。可持续发展的推进起到了如此重要的作用,帮助我们撑过了史上最深重的经济衰退。

We define sustainability as keeping a business profitable, but not at the expense of the environment. Does this make good business sense? Actually, what we get has more than offset all the investments and expenses incurred in pursuit of the goal of sustainable development. The boost of sustainability made such a difference that it helped us survive

the deepest recession in the history.

UNIT2

1.记者敦促发言人就此次军事打击作出解释。(press for)

Reporters pressed the spokesman for an explanation of the military attack.

2. 他的竞选演讲未能使选民相信他就是参议员的合适人选。(convince)

His election speech failed to convince the voters that he was the right person for the Senate seat.

3. 尽管我承认有问题存在,但我并不认为这些问题不能解决。(while)

While I admit that there are problems, I don’t agree that they cannot be solved.

4. 他在电视上的第一次辩论给观众留下了深刻的印象。(impression)

His first debate on TV made a deep impression on his audience.

5. 一切事物都是互相联系又互相作用的。

(interact with)

All things are interrelated and interact with each other.

1. 这位年轻的埃及男孩在一些化学项目中积累了丰富的经验。这些经验帮助他在埃及大学读书时成绩名列班级前茅。在研究生学习即将结束时,他决定在化学学习方面继续深造。当面临选择去哪所大学时,他选择了宾夕法尼亚大学而放弃了加州理工学院,仅仅只是因为他当时认为“大学”比“学院”听起来更负盛名。

This young Egyptian boy had received a wealth of experience in some chemistry projects. Such experience helped him to sail to the top of his class at college in Egypt. When he was about to finish his postgraduate study, he decided to further his chemistry education. When confronted with choosing which university to go to, he chose

University of Pennsylvania over California Institute of Technology (Caltech) just because he thought “university” sounded more prestigious than “institute”.

2. 瑞典皇家科学院授予他第28届诺贝尔医学奖,以褒奖他为战胜癌症所做的开创性工作。实际上,他已经做了整整20年的研究才取得了这一了不起的突破,他也是他所在大学第一位获得诺贝尔奖殊荣的教师。如今已将诺贝尔奖收入囊中的他更加坚定地声言,将以前所未有的更大动力去继续开拓人类攻克癌症的事业。

The Royal Swedish Academy awarded him with the 28th Nobel Prize in Medicine for his groundbreaking work in fighting against cancer. It turns out that he had spent 20 years on his research before he made this wonderful breakthrough, and he is the first faculty member of his university to receive the Nobel Prize. Now with

Nobel Prize under his belt, he claimed that he had never been so much more motivated to continue to push the envelope of what human beings can possibly do about cancer.

UNIT3

1. 思想是通过语言来表达的。(by means of)

Thoughts are expressed by means of language.

2. 我今年买的新书多得难以数清。(keep count of)

I have bought so many new books this year that it’s really diffic ult for me to keep count of them.

3. 这位老太太确信,今天她儿子会回家来为她庆祝生日。(feel assured)

The old lady feels assured that her son will come back home today to celebrate her birthday.

4. 他妈妈坚持说他每月的零用钱不能超过100元。(exceed)

His mother insisted that his pocket money should not exceed 100 yuan per month.

5. 上个月我们买了一辆车,是用我的名字登记的。(register)

We bought a car last month, which was registered under my name.

UNIT4

1. 这支乐队20世纪80年代凭借那张专集一举成名。(shoot to fame)

The band shot to fame in the 1980s with that single album.

2. 冒一下险吧,你可能还是会输,但赢的机会却增加了。(take a risk)

Take a risk, and you may lose again, but you would have improved your chances to win.

3. 科学家正极力研究治愈艾滋病(AIDS) 的良方。(push ... to the limits)

Scientists are pushing themselves to the limits in their research for finding a cure for AIDS.

4. 现在我们知道了网络的意义:鼠标一点就能知晓天下大事。(point)

Now we see the point of the Internet: we can get information from all over the world just by clicking the mouse.

5. 一些人认为政府迟早会将克隆人类的研究纳入规范。(regulate; sooner or later) Some people believe the government will regulate the research of human cloning sooner or later.

1. 那时,我过度沉溺于电脑游戏的虚拟世界,几乎每分钟都是在电脑前度过的。后来我父母禁止我用电脑,敦促我做功课。“做个好学生,想想你的当务之急。”他们的话给了我当头一棒,在我脑中回响。我开始看书学习,终于考上了大

学。

At that time, I immersed myself too much in the virtual world of computer games. I spent practically every minute at my computer. Then my parents banned my computer access and pushed me toward my school work. “Be a decent student and think about your priorities.” Their words hit me like a brick, and rang inside of me. I began to work on my books and finally worked my way to college.

2. 他的描述和事实几乎完全不符。事实上就在公司倒闭之后不久,一位匿名亿万富翁设法建立了这家工厂,聘请了几位顶级科学家,开始了一模一样的项目。他们这个项目至今已经进行了两年,两个月前就该结束,但实际上却没有取得任何成果。如果没有实质性的进展,这家工厂很快就会被出售。

His story shows little resemblance to the facts. As a matter of fact, an

anonymous billionaire managed to set up the factory, hired some top scientists, and went ahead with an identical project right after the collapse of the company. Now they’ve been working on it for two years. They should have finished it two month ago. However, practically nothing has been achieved. If no improvement is made for real, soon the factory would be put up for sale.

UNIT5

1. 知道原理是一回事,但要付诸实践又是另外一回事。(it’s one thing ... it’s another ...)

It’s one thing to understand the principle, it’s another thing to put it into practice.

2. 据报道,慢跑(jogging) 可将患心脏病

的可能性减少三分之二。(less likely)

It is reported that jogging makes you three times less likely to suffer from a heart attack.

3. 根据最新调查,半数英国人不清楚欧元与英镑的比值。(have no idea / in relation to)

Almost half of the British people have no idea what the euro is worth in relation to the pound, according to the latest survey.

4. 这片土地本应建成一个供大家享用的公园,但现在却立起了几栋公寓楼。(should have done)

The area should have been made into a park for everyone to enjoy but now some apartment buildings stand there.

5. 不知道所有这些相关信息能否凑成一幅关于他的清晰图画。(add up to)

I’m wondering whether all the related information could add up to a

clear picture of him.

1. 大学生活格外愉快。校园里的年轻人们都在全力以赴地获取知识。他们除了自己的学习,对其他事情无需负责。他们应该耐心地体会

接受教育的过程,而不要急于去挣钱。他们应该知道,校园生活是在为他们走出校园去追求成功作准备。

College life is extraordinarily pleasant. Young people on campus are all gung ho to acquire knowledge. They are with no responsibility to anything but their studies. They should have patience with the process of being educated, but not be anxious to make a buck. They should understand that college life is to prepare them to get out and get success at life.

2. 在一个不断创新的世界,学位不能保证你拥有成功的事业。因此,发奋学习是人们普遍的

做法。他们对终身学习态度积极。他们有些

人回到学校,在那里他们可以利用学习资源。有些人调换工作,以丰富自己的工作阅历。甚至在退休以后他们还会投入时间进行学习。

In a world of constant innovation, a degree can’t guara ntee you a successful career. So it’s common practice for people to commit themselves to learning. They develop positive attitudes toward lifelong learning. Some of them go back to school where they can make use of learning resources. Some change jobs to acquire more work experience. Even after retiring, they will still invest time in learning.

UNIT6

1.他悲叹一声,对我们说他年轻时也曾风光一时。(breathe a sigh of; have seen a better day)

He breathed a sigh of sorrow and

told us that he had seen a better day when he was young.

2.他有极强的责任感,这就是为什么他被选中掌管这个项目。(take control of)

He has a strong sense of responsibility, and that’s why he is chosen to take control of the project.

3.不管你去哪里,不管是出差还是去玩,尽量多了解那个地方总是一个不错的主意。(be it ... or ...)

Wherever you go, be it for business or pleasure, it is always a good idea to find out as much as you can about the place.

4.我们得小心一点,同样的情景可能就要出现。(be about; repeat)

Let’s be careful. The situation may be about to repeat itself.

5.事实上,室内空气质量与儿童的健康密切相关,当然与成人的健康也有关系。(for that matter)

In fact, the air quality of a house

has a great deal to do with children’s health, and adults’ health for that matter.

UniT6

1.他悲叹一声,对我们说他年轻时也曾风光一时。(breathe a sigh of; have seen a better day)

He breathed a sigh of sorrow and told us that he had seen a better day when he was young.

2.他有极强的责任感,这就是为什么他被选中掌管这个项目。(take control of)

He has a strong sense of responsibility, and that’s why he is chosen to take control of the project.

3.不管你去哪里,不管是出差还是去玩,尽量多了解那个地方总是一个不错的主意。(be it ... or ...)

Wherever you go, be it for business or pleasure, it is always a good idea

to find out as much as you can about the place.

4.我们得小心一点,同样的情景可能就要出现。(be about; repeat)

Let’s be careful. The situation may be about to repeat itself.

5.事实上,室内空气质量与儿童的健康密切相关,当然与成人的健康也有关系。(for that matter)

In fact, the air quality of a house has a great deal to do with children’s health, and adults’ health for that matter.

1. 当我还是一个小女孩的时候,我就被中国的语言文字和历史所深深吸引,有朝一日能去中国游览一直是我的梦想。多亏了中国的改革开放政策,欢迎外国游客来到这个具有5000年历史的神秘国度。当我终于梦想成真来到了中国,我注意到的第一件事,就是这里人们的穿着主要是灰、蓝两种颜色的服装,这让我感到十分好奇。

为了能触摸到中国文化的精髓,我决定在中国多待一段时间。结果,我对中国的第一次造访竟长达三年之久。

When I was a little girl, I was so absorbed by Chinese language and history that it had always been my dream to visit China someday. Thanks to China’s opening-up and reform policy, foreign tourists are welcomed to this mysterious land of 5 000 years history. When my dream finally came true, the first thing I noticed was that people mainly wore clothes in either grey or blue, which I found intriguing. In order to reach the heart and soul of the Chinese culture, I decided to stay a bit longer. It turned out that my first visit to China lasted for as long as three years.

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