2008年3月6日 星期四

to circle, do one's business





請問:阿拉貢"做事在法語中意謂大便"-- 這在英文為 business
正解 do one's business 排便する. (包括小便)

rl答: 大便小解都是正經事
(aller) faire ses besoins


比較
do the business
1 INFORMAL to do what is wanted or needed in a situation:
As long as he does the business on the football field, the club is happy with him.

2 UK SLANG to have sex

business was found in the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary at the entries listed below.

busi・ness




━━ n. 事務; 業務; 職業; 実業, 営業, 商業, 商売; 会社, 店; 仕事; 用事, 用件; 議事(日程); 本分; 関与; 事件; (劇の)しぐさ (action).
be in the business of …に従事している; ((否定文で)) …するつもりはない ((doing)).
Business is business. 商売は商売 ((人情は禁物)).
come [get] to business 仕事[要件]に取りかかる.
do business 商売[取り引き]する ((with)).
do one's business 排便する.
do …'s business / do the business for … (人を)やっつける, 殺す.
get down to business 本気で仕事にかかる.
get [give …] the business 〔米俗〕 ひどい目に遭う[人をひどい目に遭わす].
go about one's business 自分のすべき事をする.
go into business 事業を起こす, 実業界に入る.
Good business! よくやった.
have a head for business 商売上手だ.
have no business to (do) (…する)権利がない.
in business 商売をして; 準備ができて; 商売繁盛で.
(It's) none of your business. あなたの知ったことじゃない, 余計なお世話だ.
like nobody's business 〔話〕 驚くほど速く[うまく].
make a great business of …を持て余す.
mean business 本気である.
Mind your own business./Keep your nose out of my business. 大きなお世話だ.
on business 用事で.
open for business 営業中で.
out of business 破産して; 廃業[失業]して.
send … about his business 追払う; 解雇する.
set up in business 商売[事業]を始める.
business activity 事業活動[活性度].
business address 勤務先の住所.
business administration 経営学.
business agent 【商業】(労働組合の)交渉委員; (業務)代理店.
business card 業務用名刺.
business class (航空機の)ビジネスクラス.
business college 〔米〕 (簿記などの)実務学校.
business ccle 景気循環.
business data processing 【コンピュータ】事務データ処理.
business end (刃物の刃など道具の)役に立つ部分.
business nglish 商業英語.
business entity 企業実体.
business entity concept 企業実体概念[論] ((企業という組織を所有者と切り離す考え方)).
business environment 事業環境.
business game (コンピュータシミュレーションを利用した)ビジネスゲーム.
business graphics 【コンピュータ】ビジネス・グラフィックス.
business hours 執務[勤務,営業]時間.
business indicator 景気指標, 景気動向指数.
business law 商事法, 企業法.
business letter 商用文.
business・like ━━ a. 事務的[実際的]な; 能率的な; 本気の.
business lunch 商談しながらの昼食.
business machine 事務機器.
business・man 実業家, 会社役員; 実務家.
business meeting 仕事上の会議[打ち合わせ].
business park 会社街.
business・person (pl. ~・people) 実業家, 経営者, ビジネスパーソン.
business plan 経営[事業]計画.
business repl card (あて名印刷済みの)商用返信はがき.
business repl mail 〔米〕 (業務用)料金受信人払い郵便.
business school 実務学校; 〔米〕 経営学大学院.
business sense ビジネスセンス.
business software 【コンピュータ】ビジネス・ソフトウェア.
business studies (経営などの)実務研修.
business suit 〔米〕 ビジネススーツ, 背広.
business trip 商用旅行, 出張.
Business Week ビジネスウィーク ((米国の3大ビジネス誌の1つ)).
business・woman 女性実業家.

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To circle 包圍
circle (SHAPE)
noun [C] a continuous curved line, the points of which are always the same distance away from a fixed central point, or the area enclosed by such a line:
Coloured paper was cut into circles, squares and triangles.
We sat in a circle.

circle Show phonetics
verb
1 [I or T] to move in a circle, often around something:包圍
The plane circled for an hour before receiving permission to land.Security staff circled the grounds of the house with guard dogs every hour.

wsj
BHP-Rio: A Regulatory Maze
EU and Japanese authorities are circling BHP's proposed Rio Tinto deal due to antitrust concerns over iron-ore prices.
故事:"全球最大的礦業企業必和必拓(BHP Billiton)週三提高了對競爭對手力拓股份有限公司(RioTinto)的敵意收購報價。正是該公司此舉引爆了礦產行業中的一系列洗牌事件﹐若這兩家巨頭實現強強聯手﹐多種大宗商品的價格很可能會隨之大幅上揚。"bb

2 [T] to draw a circle around something:
Circle the answer you think is correct.
See also encircle.

circular Show phonetics
adjective
1 shaped like a circle:
a circular flowerbed/tablecloth
See also circular.

2 describes an argument which keeps returning to the same points and is not effective

circularity Show phonetics
noun [U]
the circularity of political arguments(


from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)

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