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Paraphrase

Paraphrase

When there is a different place between English and Chinese, can consider free translation. Such as the "white elephant" should be translated into "waste, big white elephant" rather than "white elephant". Paraphrase able to accurately express the original meaning, such as "do the donkey work" mean to do menial work, the reader is familiar with these translations can easily understand them. But the disadvantage is that it lays down the image of the original animals, to reduce the force of expression, such as "my old servant never left me, he was as faithful as a dog" can be translated "my old servant never leave me, he told me very loyal. "Eliminating the need for a metaphor, the reader can not understand how loyal old servant.

Cats exposed bags Let the cat out of the bag leak secret

Achilles 'heel of Achilles' heel only (fatal) weakness

Spend money like water Spend money like water big spenders

Drink plenty of water Drinks like a fish cattle drink

Rant Talk horse bragging

Huge obstacles A lion in the way stumbling block

Very high, very strong As strong as a horse strong as an ox

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