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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
目前,暂时

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, 。
这个词一般说来是用在女孩子的身上的。

for the time being 暂时;目前

You are just being polite. 你真会说话.

快乐起来吧!快乐才是明智的。
Be happy. It is a way of being wise.

如果有什么事情比被爱着更好的话,那就是爱着。
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.
越来越多的专家相信移民对城市的建设起到积极作用。然而,越来越多的城市居民却怀疑这种说法,他们抱怨民工给城市带来了许多严重的问题,像犯罪和卖淫。

This view is now being questioned by more and more people.
这一观点正受到越来越多人的质疑。

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.
然而,这一想法正遭受越来越多的专家的质疑,他们指出,孩子总是呆在家里,和父母在一起,是不健康的。

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.
随着改革开放政策的贯彻执行,数以万计的外国游人涌入中国。他们渴望参观这个有着5000多年灿烂文化的神秘古国。

养蜂车
mobile bee-keeper

There is noting which has not been bitter before being ripe.
没有艰苦奋斗,便没有成功。

Plagiarists are always suspicious of being stolen from.
剽窃者总是疑心文字被人盗用。

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.
我把生病当作人生一大乐趣,只要病得不太严重,并且在好转之前不被要求工作。

no resign oneself to being defeated
不甘心于失败。

No one can go on being a rebel too long without turning into an autocrat.
没有人能一直做叛逆者而不变成独裁者。

In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.
婚后男人变得懒散自私,经历着道德生命的脂肪变性。

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.
我们不满足于为我们自身、为自己的存在而拥有的人生,我们想过一种存在于别人心目中的虚构的生活,为了这个目的而极力出人头地。

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."
“宠”孩子的时候,你实际上是在说:“我知道要你有教养、为人着想和奉献都是做不到的,我也不指望你做到。”

Be sure not to tell a first falsehood, and you needn't fear being detected in any subsequent ones.
千万别说第一个谎话,这样就不用害怕在随后的谎话中被人发现。

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.)
你做得傻极了。

I was being very careful. (= I was doing something carefully.)
我是特别小心。

He is being nice to me.
他对我显得特别好。

The role of women in social life is being redefined.
妇女在社会生活中的作用正在得到重新考虑。

Food is being sent to the victims of the natural terrible event.
食品正被送往遭受严重自然灾害的灾民们。

He believes it is a sin for two people to live together without being married.
他认为未婚同居是罪孽。

I was bit by bit being brought face to face with the fact that I had very little success.
渐渐地我得面对这样一个事实:我几乎没取得什么成功。

Many fail to recognize that all these things are in danger of being refused.
许多人没有看到这一切正处于失去的危险之中。

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.
那个学生托福考了610分,可以确保在英语这一方面,被大学接收不成问题。

Because the road was being repaired, barriers were put up to prevent people from driving in that area.
因为修路而架起了栅栏,不让汽车开到那里。

Allowing for the train's being late, we should be back by half past ten.
考虑到火车晚点,我们必须十点半回来。

His illness accounted for his not being here yesterday.
他的病是他昨天缺席的原因。

She bitterly resented being treated differently from the men.
她因受到与男子不同的待遇而愤然。

He felt very resentful at being unfairly treated.
他对自己受到不公正待遇而感到忿忿不平。

Can you account for your being absent last Friday?
你能说明上周五缺席的原因吗?

Try to image being on the moon.
试想一下在月球上会是怎么个样子。

Women have grown tired of being looked down on by bosses.
妇女已经讨厌雇主瞧不起女人了。

Try to image being on the moon.
设想一下在月球上会是怎么个样子。

I understand why I imagined being robbed by a man.
我明白我为什么会想象自己遭到一个男子的抢劫。

The boys made several cynical remarks to cover up their disappointment at being left out of the play.
男孩们说了几句玩世不恭的话,以掩饰他们对被排除在剧组之外的失望情绪。

She's being hailed as one of the best promising young dancing stars today.
她被赞誉为当今最有前途的青年舞蹈明星。

The boys made several cynical remarks to cover up their disappointment at being left out of the play.
男孩子们说了几句玩世不恭的话,以掩盖他们对被排除在剧组之外的不满。

The accident resulted in the death of two people (or: ... resulted in two people being killed).
这场意外事故造成两人死亡。

I can’t imagine George being unfair to anyone.
我不能想象乔治竟然会对谁都不公正。

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.
过了相当一段时间以后,她才渐渐适应了自己作为办公室里惟一的女性的工作环境。

Being a son of a member of government doesn’t qualify him to talk about political affairs.
他虽身为政府官员的儿子,却不够资格谈论政治。

Being a single parent qualifies you for extra benefits.
作为一个单身父(母)亲,你有权获得额外的福利金。

She rejects the stereotype that women can only find their true satisfaction in being mothers.
她拒绝接受这种陈词滥调,即女人只有在做母亲时才能感到真正的满足。

He resented his father for being so strict with him.
他怨恨父亲对自己如此严格。

The young man resents being dependent on his parents.
这个年轻人不喜欢依赖自己的父母。

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.
尽管那个被指控的男子宣称自己无辜,他还是被判有罪。

If there is one thing I won't stand for, it's being treated like an office boy.
如果有什么事我不能忍受的话,那就是被人当作跑腿的使唤。

Bill must be ill; it's the only thing that accounts for his being away.
比尔一定生病了,这是惟一能解释他缺席的原因。

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.
他具有出众的品质,被认为是这个国家在世的最伟大的作家。

Tony has the distinction of being the tallest boy in the class.
托尼是班上个子最高的孩子,这是他的出众之处。

It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is like being put in prison.
没有信任的人生是无法想像的:那无异于被监禁。

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.
他不顾他们的反对,宣布有意出席会议。

The police have been criticized for being insensitive to complaints from the public.
警方因对公众的意见麻木不仁而受到批评。

The prompt action of the policemen saved the people in the house from being burned.
警察迅速行动救出了房里的人,使他们没被烧死。

All the dormitories on the campus are being fixed up.
校园里所有的学生宿舍都在修缮。

It's a shame to see so many fine old houses being made into flats.
看见这么多漂亮的老房子被改建成公寓,我觉得真是太可惜了。

Because of not being able to cope with everyday life they were tipped over the edge into breakdown.
因为不能应付日常生活,他们处于崩溃的边缘。

It's nice to see these old dark buildings being refashioned into modern ones.
很高兴看到这些又旧又黑的房子正在改建成现代化的大楼。

The old man was getting better and he could bend to fasten his shoelaces without being out of breath.
老人身体有所好转,他可以弯下腰来系鞋带,而不会喘不过气来。

You have the alternative of fighting or being taken prisoner.
你可以选择战斗或是被俘。

Tour prices are being discounted as much as 33%.
旅游价格折价了33%。

The man spent three months in jail before being released.
这个人被释放之前在监狱里呆了三个月。

Do you think she was being sincere when she said she admired me?
你认为她说羡慕我时说的是真心话吗?

She was dismissed from her post for being late often.
她常常迟到,所以被解雇了。

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.
1838年10月,我随便读了《马尔萨散人口论》,很欣赏书的到处都有的生存竞争,经过对动物和植物生存习性的长期观察,我忽然想到这种环境下,有利于生存的变化被保留了,而不利于生存变化被消除了。

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.
每个有学问的人庆幸着自己与其他人的不一般;反过来没有学问的人则正庆幸着自己说不清的与别人的相似性——对于存在,这么说吧,杰出的大众化和非凡的普通。

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.
首先,他们明白了林肯的“准备增长的必需性”理论,因为他们一点也不怀疑他们争取平等的运动还没有达到高潮,而仅仅是个开端,他们要继续在街上静坐直到他们在学校、饭店、室内和职业介绍机构得到平等对待的权力。而且,就像他们现在展示的一样,他们已经找到了不触犯法律来引起法律的改变的有效的方法。

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.
到这个世纪末,学生们被介绍对书籍要采用“拿来主义”,阅读时也要采用技巧,可能的话,对于朗读者来说是不太适合的。

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.
尽管许多字典将有些词汇定义为“过时”或者说“只作口语用”,但许多人对某些词汇的用法不解时,当他们查完字典,却往往发现许多知名作家也在作品中正式使用。

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.
除了以英语为母语的人大量地使用英语外,很多重要的科学、技术文献也是由英语写成,而且作者不仅仅是以英语为母语的人。

Earthenware has an advantage over wood in being more easily kept clean.
陶器的优点在于比木器更容易保持清洁。

What is the purpose of our being?
我们生存的目的是什么?

When did the world come into being?
世界是什么时候形成的?

This country is being drained of its best talents.
这个国家最优秀的人才在不断外流。

The Jews lived in dread of being caught.
这些犹太人生活在会遭到拘捕的恐惧之中。

His excuse for being late was that he had missed the train.
他迟到的理由是没有赶上火车。

I have a feeling that we are being followed.
我有种感觉我们正被人跟踪。

He wants to be famous---he is tired of being nobody.
他想出名,无名小卒他当腻了。

Being a parent can be hard work.
当父母可是件辛苦的事。

He felt he was being shadowed, but he couldn't see anyone behind him.
他感觉到有人在跟踪他,但他看不见身后的人。

The youth of the country are being ignored by politicians.
这个国家的青年没有受到政治家的重视。

我被蜜蜂蜇了。
I got stung by a bee.

和你在一起没意思。
I don't enjoy being with you.
We don't have any fun anymore.

他从不认输。
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。)

我喜欢独处。
I like being alone.
I enjoy having time to myself.
I'm a loner.

你的想法太不现实了。
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”。

别挑逗女孩/男孩!
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”。

我忙得要命。
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”。

真是狮子大开口。
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!)

我讨厌孤独。
I hate being alone.

我不在乎孤独。
I don't mind being alone.

我是认真的。
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。)
Seriously.
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.
很抱歉目前我们不能报盘。

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)

她很勇敢,但终因寡不敌众,被那帮人打晕过去。
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.
当她看见美洲狮时,美洲狮立刻掉头而逃,椐专家证明,美洲豹除非被逼得走投无路,是决不会伤人的。

A good tale is none the worse for being twice told.
好故事百听不厌。

A thing is bigger for being shared.
插手人一多,事态就扩大。

Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails.
口蜜腹剑。

Being on sea, sail; being on land, settle.
随遇而安。

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
怕吃败仗的就要打败仗。

Honey is sweet, but the bee stings.
蜜糖是甜的,但蜜蜂会螫人。

Life, to be worthy of a rational being, must be always in progression.
人生必须永远前进,才不愧为有理智的人。

No bees, no honey; no work, no money.
没有蜜蜂就没有蜜,没有劳动就没有钱。

Old bees yield no honey.
老蜂不酿蜜。

Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is.
贫非耻,耻贫乃耻。

There is nothing which has not been bitter before being ripe.
事情在成功前没有不艰苦的。

Use a book as a bee does flowers.
读书如蜜蜂采花,吸取其中之精华。

It is said that a new policy is being put into practice in your foreign trade.
据说你们正在实施一种新的对外贸易政策。

For the time being.
暂时;暂且;目前

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?
在宾馆工作是什么样的?
What’s it like living in London?
住在伦敦是什么样的?
What’s it like being a student?
作为一名学生的感觉是什么?
What’s it like driving in Beijing?
在北京开车的感觉是什么样的?

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
人们渴求有一种成就感,渴望有能力用自己的手、用自己的脑、用自己的意志办事。我们每个人都希望自己
能够作出有意义、并能显示出自己天赋的事来。
英国作家塞尔斯。L.R.

。.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
一天洗两次澡是真干净,一天洗一次澡也说的过去,一周洗一次只是避免对公共场合造成污染。
英国小说家伯吉斯.A.

One cannot help being old, but one can resist being aged.
H.L.Samusel.British philosopher and writer
一个人无法不变老。但是他可以抵制衰朽。
英国哲学家、作家塞缪尔。H.L.

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not.
Gerge Bernard Shaw. British dramatist
痛苦的秘密在于有闲功夫担心自己是否幸福。
英国剧作家肖伯纳.G.

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...
最正常、最完美的人就是那彻底投身于自己最擅长的活动的人,是那完全献身于周围世界的人,是和群众打成一片的人。他完全专心致志于他对世界的有利作用,以致于几乎意识不到自己与世界还存在距离……
Frences E .C. Willard. American Social activist
美国社会活动家拉德,F。E。C。

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 
做个穿着整齐的人是一种职业;追求穿着的人没有时间做别的事情。
美国报刊专栏作家布罗恩.H.

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 .
一个不懂得徼情的人永远不会懂得爱,因为只有在完全无我的时候,才有达到爱的境界。
印度出生的宗教哲学家克里希纳穆尔.J. 

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
作为一个现代的父母,我很清楚重要的不是你给了孩子们多少物质的东西,而是你倾注在他们身上的关心和爱。关心的态度不仅能帮你省下一笔可观的钱,而且甚至能使你感到一份欣慰,因为你花钱不多并且给予了胜过礼物的关怀。
美国作家诺埃尔.O.

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
在我看来,各种宗教都是出自同一座花园的美丽花朵,或者可以说都是同一颗大树的分枝。所以,各种宗教都同样真实,虽然人们凭借着同等不完善的工具为接受并且阐释它们。
印度政治家甘地.M.K.

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
Bonaparte Napoleon, French enperor
怕吃败仗的人必然要打败仗。
法国皇帝拿破仑.B.

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
痛苦的秘密在于有闲功夫担心自己是否幸福。
英国剧作家肖伯纳。G。

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
懒于思索、不愿意钻研和深入理解、自满和满足于微不足道的知识,都是智力贫乏的原因。这种贫乏通常用两个字来称呼,那就是“愚蠢”。
俄国作家高尔基M

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 
自然法即神灵法,只是用来约束每一个个体的法律,我们必须坚定地拒绝遵守。我们应该坚定地遵守忽视神灵法的规章制度,因为规章制度赋予我们和平、比较好的政府和稳定,因而对我们来说,规章制度比神灵法更好,因为如果我们采用神灵法的话,他会将我们陷入迷惑、无序和无政府状态。
美国作家马克?吐温

Art is the right hand of nature. The latter only gave us being, but the former made us men .
Friedrich Schiller, German poet 
艺术是自然的右手。自然只让我们存在,而艺术创造我们的人类。
德国诗人席勒F 

The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood. ( J. Cocteau )
对于诗人来说,最大的悲剧莫过于由于误解而受到钦佩。(科克托)

Would you stop being a backseat driver? I don't need you to teach me how to drive.
你可不可以不要再啰哩巴唆了?我不需要你教我怎么开车。

Men love to be the first to read the newspaper in the morning. Not being the first is upsetting to their psyches.
男人们总希望成为早上第一个读报的人,不能第一个读报会让他们沮丧。

@@@ 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.
做了40年旧车生意后,哈利终于洗手不干了。

bleeding heart老好人
The liberal candidate was accused by his conservation opponent of being a bleeding heart on welfare issues.
自由派候选人在福利问题上被保守派对手斥为老好人。

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.
很抱歉,现在我们还无法告诉您确切的装船日期。

This offer is subject to the goods being unsold.
该报盘以商品未售出为准。
I'm afraid the offer is unacceptable.
恐怕你方的报价不能接受。

I'm entitled to being appointed as your agent.
我有权被指定为你方代理。

We're not prepared to take the agency into consideration for the time being.
目前我们还不准备考虑代理问题。

We are not yet prepared to take the question of sole agent into consideration for the time being.
我们目前还不准备考虑有关独家代理的问题。

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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