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bee [ bi:] n.蜂,密蜂;忙碌的人

being [ 'bi:iŋ] n.存在;生物;生命

for the time being 暂时,眼下

such being the case 事实既然如此

for the time being 目前,暂时

for the time being

bee [bi:] n.. 蜜蜂

being ['bi:iŋ] n. 物; 生物;人

for the time being 暂时

human being

感谢款待的信 a bread and butter letter (a letter sent as thanks for being treated well as someone's guest)

近水楼台先得月 "First come, first served; A water-front pavilion gets the moonlight first--the advantage of being in a favored position."

外星人 extraterrestrial being (ET)

新新人类 New Human Being;X Generation

忧患意识 awareness of unexpected development; being prepared for unexpected development; being prepared for any eventualities

quality to be considered as being about equal to the sample 品质与样品大致相同

offer subject to goods being unsold 以商品未售出为准的报盘

drama queen 喜欢小题大作的人
A: He is not home. Where could he be so late at night? I knew it. I knew something was wrong. He must be out messing around.
A: 他不在家。这么晚了他回去哪里呢? 我早就知道了! 我早知道事情不对劲了。 他现在一定是在外面跟别人鬼混了。
B: Oh! Stop being such a drama queen, would you? You don't know what's going on. Maybe he's asleep.
B: 噢, 妳能不能不要这样小题大作呢? 妳并不知道事情是怎么回事啊? 搞不好他睡着了呢?
- "drama queen" (戏剧女王)是用来形容人对一件可能在其它人眼里看来不是很大的事反应夸张而激烈, 。

for the time being 暂时;目前

You are just being polite. 你真会说话.

Be happy. It is a way of being wise.

If there is anything better than being loved, it’s loving.

for the time being 暂时,眼下 

新新人类 New Human Being ; X Generation

3月1日已通知贵方的未获承兑的汇票, 金额1,000,000美元, 虽已到期但未获清偿。我不得不将该票寄还并附寄拒付证书一份以及我的佣金和费用的帐目一份。这笔金额共计1,013,500美元, 我已向贵方开出凭大木先生或指定付款人的即期汇票一张,请查收。
the draft for $1,000,000 which, as I advised you on the 1st March had not been accepted, having since become due and not being discharged, I have now to return it to you with a protest for non-payment, together with an account of my commission and charges, amounting to $1,013,500, for which I have drawn on you at sight, to the order of Mr. Ohki.

An increasing number of experts believe that migrants will exert positive effects on construction of city. However, this opinion is now being questioned by more and more city residents, who complain that the migrants have brought many serious problems like crime and prostitution.

This view is now being questioned by more and more people.

However, this idea is now being questioned by more and more experts, who point out that it is unhealthy for children who always stay with their parents at home.

With the opening and reform policy being carried out, thousands upon thousands of foreign visitors are crowding into our country. They are eager to see this old mysterious land with a splendid culture of more than 5,000years.

mobile bee-keeper

There is noting which has not been bitter before being ripe.

Plagiarists are always suspicious of being stolen from.

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.

no resign oneself to being defeated

No one can go on being a rebel too long without turning into an autocrat.

In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.

We do not content ourselves with the life we have in ourselves and in our own being; we desire to live an imaginary life in the mind of others, and for this purpose we endeavour to shine.

When you "spoil" a child you are practically saying, "I know you aren't capable of being civilized and considerate and contributing and I won't expect it of you."

Be sure not to tell a first falsehood, and you needn't fear being detected in any subsequent ones.

Far from (being) angry, he's very happy.
他一点都不生气, 很快乐。

Her husband is far from (being) handsome; he is somewhat ugly.
她丈夫谈不上英俊, 有点丑。

I have never been dishonest, nor do I plan to start being so now.
我从来没有不诚实过, 现在我也不打算开始破这个例。

You're being very silly. (= You're doing silly things.)

I was being very careful. (= I was doing something carefully.)

He is being nice to me.

The role of women in social life is being redefined.

Food is being sent to the victims of the natural terrible event.

He believes it is a sin for two people to live together without being married.

I was bit by bit being brought face to face with the fact that I had very little success.

Many fail to recognize that all these things are in danger of being refused.

The student's score of 610 on the TOEFL ensured that he would have no trouble being accepted by a university because of his English.

Because the road was being repaired, barriers were put up to prevent people from driving in that area.

Allowing for the train's being late, we should be back by half past ten.

His illness accounted for his not being here yesterday.

She bitterly resented being treated differently from the men.

He felt very resentful at being unfairly treated.

Can you account for your being absent last Friday?

Try to image being on the moon.

Women have grown tired of being looked down on by bosses.

Try to image being on the moon.

I understand why I imagined being robbed by a man.

The boys made several cynical remarks to cover up their disappointment at being left out of the play.

She's being hailed as one of the best promising young dancing stars today.

The boys made several cynical remarks to cover up their disappointment at being left out of the play.

The accident resulted in the death of two people (or: ... resulted in two people being killed).

I can’t imagine George being unfair to anyone.

Many girls have normal body weight, but they see themselves as being fat.
许多女孩体重正常, 但是她们自己认为胖了。

The discussion (the subject being important) was completed, and the chairman declared the meeting closed.
讨论一完(讨论的问题很重要), 主席就宣布会议结束。

It took her some time to get accustomed to being the only lady in the office.

Being a son of a member of government doesn’t qualify him to talk about political affairs.

Being a single parent qualifies you for extra benefits.

She rejects the stereotype that women can only find their true satisfaction in being mothers.

He resented his father for being so strict with him.

The young man resents being dependent on his parents.

It was a great surprise to read of this film being awarded the best film prize in this morning’s newspaper.
在今天早晨的报纸上看到那部影片获得了最佳影片奖, 真令人大为吃惊。

The charged man was judged guilty despite his protest of not being at fault.

If there is one thing I won't stand for, it's being treated like an office boy.

Bill must be ill; it's the only thing that accounts for his being away.

Women have to dress simply, to avoid being bothered by the locals.
妇女着装必须庄重一点, 以避免受到当地人的骚扰。

He has the distinction of being regarded as the country’s greatest living writer.

Tony has the distinction of being the tallest boy in the class.

It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is like being put in prison.

Another 700 jobs are being cut this year, on top of the 2,000 that were lost last year.
除了去年削减的2,000个工作外, 今年将再减少700个岗位。

He proclaimed his intention of attending the business meeting, despite their being against it.

The police have been criticized for being insensitive to complaints from the public.

The prompt action of the policemen saved the people in the house from being burned.

All the dormitories on the campus are being fixed up.

It's a shame to see so many fine old houses being made into flats.

Because of not being able to cope with everyday life they were tipped over the edge into breakdown.

It's nice to see these old dark buildings being refashioned into modern ones.

The old man was getting better and he could bend to fasten his shoelaces without being out of breath.

You have the alternative of fighting or being taken prisoner.

Tour prices are being discounted as much as 33%.

The man spent three months in jail before being released.

Do you think she was being sincere when she said she admired me?

She was dismissed from her post for being late often.

Being criticized is awful! 被人批评真是痛苦!

Being a mother is not easy. 做一个母亲是不容易的。

They were glad of the examination being over.他们为考试结束了而高兴。

Many young girls dream of being a fashion model.许多年轻女孩梦想成为时装模特儿。

There being no one to help me, I had to do it all alone.因为没有人帮助我,我不得不独立完成这项工作。

On being introduced to somebody, a British person often shakes hands.英国人被介绍给别人的时候常常和对方握握手。

In October 1838, I happened to read for amusement Malthus on Population, and being well prepared to appreciate the struggle for existence which everywhere goes on, from long continued observation of the habits of animals and plants, it at once struck me that, under these circumstances, favorable variations would tend to be preserved, and unfavourable ones to be destroyed.

Each highbrow did and does congratulate himself on being unique in his unlikeness to other men; and conversely each lowbrow now congratulate himself on being in some mystical way unique in his likeness—on being, so to say, outstandingly average and extraordinarily ordinary.

Above all , they got over Lincoln’s point that “ the necessity of being ready increase”, for they left no doubt that this was not the climax of their campaign for equality but merely the beginning, that they were going to stay in the streets until they could get equality in the schools, restaurants, houses and employment agencies of the nation, and that, as they demonstrated here today, they had found an effective way to demonstrate for changes in the laws without breaking the law themselves.

By the end of the century students were being recommended to adopt attitudes to books and to use skills in reading them which were inappropriate, if not impossible, for the oral reader.

Though most dictionary have a system of making words as obsolete, or in use only as slang, many people, more especially if their use of a particular word has been challenged, are likely to conclude, if they find it in a dictionary, that it is accepted as being used by writers of established reputation.

Besides serving the indefinite needs of its native speakers, English is a language in which some of important works in science, technology, and other fields are being produced, and not always by native speakers.

Earthenware has an advantage over wood in being more easily kept clean.

What is the purpose of our being?

When did the world come into being?

This country is being drained of its best talents.

The Jews lived in dread of being caught.

His excuse for being late was that he had missed the train.

I have a feeling that we are being followed.

He wants to be famous---he is tired of being nobody.

Being a parent can be hard work.

He felt he was being shadowed, but he couldn't see anyone behind him.

The youth of the country are being ignored by politicians.

I got stung by a bee.

I don't enjoy being with you.
We don't have any fun anymore.

That man never admits defeat.
He never admits he is wrong.
He is a sore loser.
He hates being defeated. (他讨厌失败。)
He can't handle defeat. (他是个输不起的人。)

I like being alone.
I enjoy having time to myself.
I'm a loner.

You should get your head out of the clouds. *直译是“你应该把你的脑袋从云中伸出来”,即“你的想法太不实际了,回到现实中吧”。
You should get your head out of the clouds. (你的想法太离谱了。)
Maybe you're right. I should try to be more down-to-earth. (也许你是对的。我该更现实点儿。)
You aren't being realistic.
You should be more logical. *logical “符合逻辑的”、“道理上讲得通的”。

Don't flirt with girls/boys! *flirt with “对异性半开玩笑的引诱”、“男女之间的调情”。
Don't flirt with girls! (别挑逗女孩!)
I was just being friendly. (我只是表示友好。)
Don't make eyes at her/him! (别跟她/他眉来眼去的。) *make eyes at... “向……送秋波”。

I'm so busy.
I'm so busy today. (我今天忙得要命。)
How about tomorrow? (那明天怎么样?)
I'm too busy.
I'm as busy as a bee. *短语,“像蜜蜂一样忙碌”。

That's asking too much.
I'll do it for ¥50,000. (给五万,我就干!)
That's asking too much. (真是狮子大开口。)
You're being too greedy. (你也太贪了。)
You're pushing your luck. (你还真来劲!)

I hate being alone.

I don't mind being alone.

I'm serious.
No way! (不可能!)
I'm serious. (我是认真的。)
Are you joking? (你是开玩笑吧?)
No, I'm serious. (不,我是认真的。)
I'm really serious. (我真的是认真的。)
I'm not joking. (我没开玩笑。)
I'm being honest with you. (开诚布公地跟你讲。)
I mean it! *当对方不相信你说的是真话时。
I don't mean it. (我不是这个意思。)

I am sorry that we are unable to make you an offer for the time being.

Am I being petty?
意思是:「我是气量小吗?」或「我是心胸狭窄吗?」(narrow-minded) 这是一个人做了或说了某件事情後,唯恐别人批评或指责而自加「反省」的表态。(或表示谦虚)
这里用 verb to be 的现在进行式,表示气量小或心胸窄是「暂时性」的。而 Am I petty? 又是指「经常性」的。(但是谁又愿意承认自己是经常的气量小,心胸窄呢!所以为了「自尊心」,通常不说"I am petty",只说"I am being petty." 同理:
Am I being over-reactive?(或 over sensitive?)(我是反应过火或过份敏感吗?)
Are you being in bad mood?(你情绪不好吗?)都是强调「暂时性」。否则就不必使用现在进行式 (being)

The girl was brave enough, but as being outnumbered,she was finally knocked into the middle of next week by the gang.

It immediately ran away when she saw it, and experts confirmed that a puma will not attack a human being unless it is cornered.

A good tale is none the worse for being twice told.

A thing is bigger for being shared.

Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails.

Being on sea, sail; being on land, settle.

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.

Honey is sweet, but the bee stings.

Life, to be worthy of a rational being, must be always in progression.

No bees, no honey; no work, no money.

Old bees yield no honey.

Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is.

There is nothing which has not been bitter before being ripe.

Use a book as a bee does flowers.

It is said that a new policy is being put into practice in your foreign trade.

For the time being.

A Where is the new Olympic Stadium being built?
A 新的奥林匹克露天体育场建在哪里?
B It’s north of the city centre. It’s a whole new area, especially for the Olympics.
B 在市中心的北部。那是一个新区,专为奥运会准备的。
A I’d like to go and see it. I’ve seen pictures of the new stadium – it looks fantastic.
A 我想去看看。我已经看过了这座新体育场的一些照片——看起来非常漂亮。
B It’s not just the stadium – it’s the main centre for the Olympics, with lots of other things there too.
B 它不仅是体育场——还是奥运会的主会场,那里还有很多其他的建筑设施。
A Yes, I know. The swimming centre is there.
A 是的,我知道。游泳中心在那里。
B The Olympics will be all over Beijing – north, south, east and west – but the main centre is in the north.
B 奥运会场将遍及全北京——北、南、东和西——但是主会场在北部。

A There're a lot about the Olympics in this magazine.
A 这本杂志里有很多关于奥运会的报道。
B May I have a look? Thanks. Is that a plan of the main stadium?
B 我可以看一下吗? 谢谢。有关于修建主体育馆的计划吗?
A Yes. The Olympic stadium is brand new.
A 有。奥林匹克体育馆是崭新的。
B I think a lot of the venues are new.
B 我想有很多场馆都是新的。
A Yes, but not all. Some are being upgraded, like the Workers' Stadium.
A 是的,但不是所有的场馆都是新的。有些正在翻新,比如说工人体育馆。
B They all look fantastic.
B 它们看起来都漂亮极了!

To talk about large numbers informally without being too specific, you can say: lots of /lots of. There will be lots of volunteer helpers. / There will be lots of volunteer helpers.
谈论非正式但不具体的数目,你可以说:lots of /许多。 There will be lots of volunteer helpers. /到时将有许多的志愿者。

If you think something is being done very well, you can say you are very impressed / very impressed, eg: I'm very impressed with all the preparations. / I'm very impressed with all the preparations.
如果你认为某事做得很圆满,你可以说你对它very impressed /影响非常深刻。例如I'm very impressed with all the preparations. /种种准备工作给我留下了深刻的印象。

What’s it like working in the hotel?
What’s it like living in London?
What’s it like being a student?
What’s it like driving in Beijing?

The human being longs for a sense of being accomplished, of being able to do things. with his hand, with his mind, with his will. Each of us wants to feel he of she has the ability to do something that is meaningful and that serves a tribute to our inherent abilities.
LeonardR. Saylis, British writer

。.T.Bath twice a day to be really clean. once a day to be passably clean, once a week to avoid being a public menace.
nthony Burgess. British novelist

One cannot help being old, but one can resist being aged.
H.L.Samusel.British philosopher and writer

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not.
Gerge Bernard Shaw. British dramatist

The most normal and the most perfect human being is the one who most thoroughly addresses himself to the activity of his best powers ,gives himself most thoroughly to the world around him ,flings himself out into the midst of humanity ,and is so preoccu pied by his own beneficent reaction on the world that he is practically unconscious of a sep arate existence...
Frences E .C. Willard. American Social activist

Being a well-dressed man is a career, and he who goes in for it has no time for anything else.
Heywood Broun, American columnist 

jiddu Krishnamurti, lndia-born religious philosoper
A man who does not know what passion is will never know love because love can come into being only when there is total self abandonment .

As a modern parent, I know that it's not how much you give children those counts, it's the love and attention you shower on them.A caring attitude can not only save you a small fortune, but also even make you feel good about being tight-fisted and offering more care than presents.
O,Hare Noel, American writer

For me the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments equally imperfect.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Indian statesman

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
Bonaparte Napoleon, French enperor

Initiative 10is doing the right thing without being told.
Elbert Hubbard, American writer  
主动性是指在没有人告诉你的情况下去做合适的事情。美国作家哈伯德E . 

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not .
George Bernard Shaw, British dramatist

Being reluctant to think , unwilling to study intensively and under-stand deeply and being complacent and satisfied at negligible knowledge all are the cause of poor intelligence, which can be germed as "foolish".
Maxim Gorky, Russian writer

The laws of Nature, that is to say the laws of God, plainly made every human being a law unto himself, we must steadfastly refuse to obey those laws, and we must as steadfastly stand by the conventions which ignore them , since the statutes furnish us peace, fairly good government and stability, and therefore are better for us than the laws of God, which would soon plunge us into confusion and disorder and anarchy if we should adopt them.
Mark Twain, American writer 

Art is the right hand of nature. The latter only gave us being, but the former made us men .
Friedrich Schiller, German poet 

The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood. ( J. Cocteau )

Would you stop being a backseat driver? I don't need you to teach me how to drive.

Men love to be the first to read the newspaper in the morning. Not being the first is upsetting to their psyches.

@@@ 现在, 迄今
as yet 迄今为止
at present 现在, 目前
by far 到目前为止; 最
even now 即使在现在
ever since 从那时起一直到现在
for the moment 暂时; 目前
for the time being 暂时, 眼下
not yet 尚未(到目前为止某事没有发生)
on the spot 在现场, 当场; 立即
so far 迄今为止; 到目前为止
to date 到目前为止, 迄今

@@@ 暂时
for a time & for a while 暂时; 一段
for the moment 暂时; 目前
for the time being 暂时, 眼下

@@@ 产生, 生效
arise from 由...而引起, 由...而产生
bring forth 引起, 使产生; 生(孩子)
come/spring into being & come into existence 诞生; 形成
come into effect 开始生效, 开始实行
grow out of 产生自...
have an impact/effect on 对...产生影响/作用
put in force 实施...; 使...生效
put into effect 实行; 使生效
result from 因...而产生; 是...的结果

on : 连上,固定住,(in or into a state of being connected)
act on 对…起作用
catch on 抓牢
come on 跟随
count on 依赖
draw on 带上,穿上
fasten on 纠缠,抓牢
fit on 固定
get on 接近
paste on 粘住
turn on 打开
switch on 打开
pin on 钉住
put on 穿上
try on 试穿
pull on 穿上
hang on 不挂断
build on 建立于
leave on 留住
take on 穿下
rely on 依靠
depend on 依靠

call it quits不干了
After being in the used car business for 40 years, Harry finally called it quits.

bleeding heart老好人
The liberal candidate was accused by his conservation opponent of being a bleeding heart on welfare issues.

for the time being 暂时;目前

not being oneself 不太舒服;身体病态

You are just being polite. 你真会说话.

- Jump to conclusions 仓促的下结论
Being a teacher, he shouldn't jump to conclusions that a student is not worth teaching simply because he fails one exam.

I''m sorry to tell you that we are unable to give you a definite date of shipment for the time being.

This offer is subject to the goods being unsold.
I'm afraid the offer is unacceptable.

I'm entitled to being appointed as your agent.

We're not prepared to take the agency into consideration for the time being.

We are not yet prepared to take the question of sole agent into consideration for the time being.

百废俱兴 [bǎi fèi jù xīng] /all neglected tasks are being undertaken/full scale reconstruction is under way/

兵不血刃 [bīng bù xuè rèn] /the edges of the swords not being stained with blood - win victory without firing a shot/

不打自招 [bù dǎ zì zhāo] /confess without being pressed/make a confession without duress/

产生 [chǎn shēng] /to come into being/to produce/to cause/to bring about/to generate/to yield/to engender/

畅通 [chàng tōng] /(adj) unclogged; unimpeded; free-flowing/(v)move without being impeded/

蜂 [fēng] /bee/wasp/

福利 [fú lì] /(material) welfare/well-being/

哿 [gě] /excellent/happy/well-being/

既然 [jì rán] /since/as/this being the case/

轮值 [lún zhí] /take turns being on duty/

蜜蜂 [mì fēng] /bee/honeybee/

内心 [nèi xīn] /heart/innermost being/

然则 [rán zé] /that being the case/then/in that case/

神 [shén] /God/unusual/mysterious/soul/spirit/divine essence/lively/spiritual being/

神仙 [shén xiān] /(n) a supernatural or immortal being (i.e. fairy, elf, leprechaun)/(n) anyone who is lighthearted in nature/

养儿防老 [yǎng ér fáng lǎo] /(of parents) to bring up children for the purpose of being looked after in old age/

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