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Flashcards in Modern Chinese En-Ch 2 Deck (16):
1

I'm from that weird country that elected Trump as president.

我就是来自那个能够把特朗普选上当总统的奇葩国家。

2

. . . waiting for the moment when the door opens . . . .

等候开门刹那

刹那: chà nà

3

an example of a general trend

microcosm

缩影

suō yǐng





4

Dress up as a crocodile

伪装鳄鱼

wěizhuāng

5

Invitation card

请柬

qǐng jiǎn

6

Unconcerned about social conventions

豪放

háo fàng

7

He aimed, but missed

The policeman aimed at the man

他瞄准了,却没命中了

miáozhǔn mìngzhòng

警察瞄准了那个男人

8

wherever you look

as far as the eye can see

放眼望去

fàng yǎn wàng qù

9

This bridge was built with funds pooled by the local farmers.

这座桥由当地农民集资兴建。

集资 jízī:pool money

兴建 xīngjìan:to build

10

Today I'm working a little late so as to avoid a rush in the morning.

我今天晚点下班,省得明天早上手忙脚乱。

省得:shěng de

11

Hidden danger

Potential danger

隐患

yǐn huàn

12

leave a matter unsettled

不了了之

bù liǎo liǎo zhī

13

Unbeknownst to Siegfried, Kriemhild has already been watching Siegfried for some time from her window as he exercises in the courtyard.

Siegfried在院子里训练的时候,Kriemhild已经隔着窗户观察他好久了,但Siegfried丝毫没有察觉。

察觉:chá jué:to become aware of

14

A common occurrence/sight

司空见惯

sī kōng jiàn guàn

15

These city states were vaguely unified under the Holy Roman Empire.

这些城邦在神圣罗马帝国的庇护下很模糊地统一在一起。

庇护:bì hù: shelter, protection, aegis

16

Love hardly plays any part in Beowulf or Song of Roland.

在《贝奥武夫》和《罗兰之歌》里,爱情毫无用处。