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风俗习惯

Custom

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很有活力的

Energetic = dynamic

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有前途的

Promising = up-and-coming
e.g. Promising/up-and-coming young artists
<>has a bleak future

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保守的

Conservative

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根深蒂固的

Entrenched/ingrained

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悔恨的

Rueful

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常规,通常的做法

Norm

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做事很主动的

Proactive

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老式的(中性)

Old-fashioned

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过时的

Antiquated/outdated

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恶化

Deteriorate

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过时了的,没人用了的

Obsolete

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僵化不变的

Fossilized

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人均寿命

Life expectancy

15

史无前例的

Unprecedented/groundbreaking

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某事物不是一成不变的

Is/are not carved in stone

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不实际的

Unrealistic/impractical

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沉思,对过去发生的事情的思考

Reflection
e.g. Upon reflection, I recognized, sadly, my .....
In our search for knowledge, we also need to allow ourselves time for simple, quiet reflection

19

怀旧的

Nostalgic

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困惑的

Confused/bewildered/puzzled

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迷失了方向的

Disoriented

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心态

Mindset

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成熟

Maturity
<>immaturity

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挥之不去

Linger in one's mind

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老年人

Senior = elderly people
全称 senior citizens

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年长者

Seniority

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1-2岁的小孩

Infants

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走路摇摇晃晃的小孩,2岁左右

Toddlers

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13-19岁的孩子

Teens/teenagers

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xx岁的人

People in their early 20s/ mid 30s/ late 40s

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祖先(一般都用复数)

Ancestors

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非常保守的人,可作形容词

Reactionary

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老龄化社会

Aging/grading society

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历史悠久的(风俗习惯传统等)

Time-honored

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永恒的

Timeless
e.g. Timeless wisdom/beauty

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过去的好时光

The good old days

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分清是非

Distinguish right from wrong

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逝去

Fade

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蹒跚

Stagger

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老兵

Veteran

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记得(主动努力地去回忆)

Recall

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温情回顾

Reminisce about...
The fond memories of...

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向……致敬

Pay tribute to
e.g. I'd like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to all my readers.

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贬低

Denigrate