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Aphorism

A great part to the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way .(Adams Franklin , American humorist )



我的大部分知识都是这样获得的:在寻找某个资料时意外的发现了另上的资料。
(美国幽默作家 富兰克林. A.)


    

Putting on a Brave Face

Vicki: This is Real English from BBC Learning English. I'm Vicki.
Chen Li: 大家好!我是陈鹂。
Chen Li: 在今天的纯正英语节目里,我们要学的是什么呢?Vicki?
Vicki: Today's new expression is an idiom – 'to put on a brave face'.
Chen Li: 'Put on a brave face'. 可以给大家解释一下吗?
Vicki: Well, 'put on a brave face' means to pretend that you are happy or confident when, in fact, you are not.
Chen Li: 听起来似乎很复杂啊。
Vicki: Well, would you come to work crying if you were sad? No, you would put on a brave face.
Chen Li: 那么, put on a brave face 就是说假装很高兴,或者很有信心,而实际上却并非如此。Vicki , 可以举个例子吗?
Vicki: Do you go to the dentist looking scared and nervous?
Chen Li: 希望不是这样, 我尽力看上去很轻松,很有把握。
Vicki: That's right. You put on a brave face.

A: He seems happy, even though his wife left him and he lost his job.
B: I think he's just trying to put on a brave face.

Vicki: Did you know John lost his job?
Chen Li: 是吗?他是不是很伤心呢?
Vicki: Yes. But it's not obvious. He is still laughing and smiling all the time.
Chen Li: 是吗?
Vicki: Yes. He's putting on a brave face.
Chen Li: 好样的。
Vicki: Anyway, let's recap – to 'put on a brave face.
Chen Li:这是一个成语,意思是装出一副勇敢的面孔。好了,到这里,节目时间也所剩不多了。
Vicki: Yes, we have to go. You've been listening to Real English from BBC Learning English. Join us again soon for more Real English. Bye.
Chen Li: 我们下次节目再见。

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