庖丁解牛 || 北外学姐翻译课06

庖丁解牛,解构“牛”之关节,并回译之,日积月累,运斤成风,达到目无全牛的境界。

好的文艺作品就应该像蓝天上的阳光、春季里的清风一样,能够启迪思想、温润心灵、陶冶人生,能够扫除颓废萎靡之风。

我的译文:
Like sunshine in the blue sky and the gentle breezes in spring, fine art works are expected to enlighten minds, comfort hearts, cultivate characters, and expunge any air of decadence.

普通参考译文:
Fine art works should be like sunshine in the blue sky and breeze in spring that will inspire minds, warm hearts, cultivate taste, and clean up undesirable work styles.

拓展:
expunge:擦去,删除;抹杀
expunge a name from a list. 从名单上除去一个名字。

be expected to:有望做某事;人们预料是……

无耻家庭
A dying man can't be expected to wean himself off booze by himself.
一个快要死掉的人总不能指望靠着自己就戒酒吧。

BBC 
Michel Temer would be expected to resign.
泰梅尔或选择辞职。

超级大国的兴衰
Fortunately you wont be expected to barf that back in detail on a test.
幸运的是大家并不用在考试中再回顾一遍这恶心的内容,

国土安全 第3季
How can the CIA be expected to protect this country
中情局连自己都保护不了

《飘》原版
There they conducted themselves as creatures of small intelligence might naturally be expected to do.
他们在那里理所当然地指望着像个小情报机构那样行事。

诉讼双雄 第4季
I'm gonna be expected to tell them that it's because they're clients of your firm.
我倒是很期待告诉他们因为他们是你律所的客户。

The Economist
Incremental improvements to motors and generators might be expected to bring demand down a bit.
发动机和发电机的逐步改进可能会让需求有所下降。

The Economist
12.And the filter itself would be expected to last indefinitely.
此外,滤水器本身还可望永久使用。

VOA
He said further rounds of work " should be expected to improve the enzyme yet further" .
道格拉斯·凯尔是曼彻斯特大学的生物科学教授。他说,接下来" 应该进一步改进这种酶" 。

The Economist
Deep recessions like the recent global contraction would normally be expected to send inflation tumbling.
人们通常认为最近全球性严重经济衰退会降低通胀率。

VOA
Neighboring countries and the international community cannot be expected to bear this burden indefinitely
邻国和国际社会不可能无限期地承担责任,

万物简史
Most contained something like two hundred times the levels of lead that would normally be expected to occur.
大多数样品里的铅含量超过正常浓度的大约200倍。

剑桥雅思听力
Well, it's a mixture. You'd be expected to write an essay each month, which counts towards your final assessment.
各种各样的作业。你每月要写一份论文,这将记入你的最终评定。

VOA 
Based on its body size, a bat like the greater mouse-eared bat would be expected to live four years.
根据体型大小,大鼠耳蝠这类蝙蝠的预期寿命为4年。

NPR
Trump's been asked if a trained deputy froze in the face of gunfire, how could teachers be expected to respond?
特朗普被问到如果一名接受过训练的副警长在面对枪击案时都会愣住,那教师要怎么应对?

NPR
I mean, you know, you've got hyperinflation pitched to be - expected to be 13,000 percent this year.
你知道,今年委内瑞拉的恶性通货膨胀率将升至13000%。

 


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