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Making Sense of Grammar
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刘美君教授在2012年《英文文法有道理》一书中指出,不同语言有不同的语性,英文的特点是”重点在前“,中文的特点是”重点在后“,例如:

1)Turn right in 2 miles.

     两公里后右转

2)Please fasten your  seat belt to avoid death and injury!

     为避免伤亡,请系紧安全带!

因此,在英汉互译时,我们需要依据中英文不同的语性将重点放在不同的位置。

answered Aug 17 by Mickey (7,400 points)

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