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Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 1 decade ago

drawing room / living room

英國人所謂的 drawing room 就是美國人說的 living room嗎

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    "drawing room"和"living room"都是指"客廳"。

    以前在家裡舉行的宴會,在用完晚餐之後,女性賓客會由餐廳退出(withdraw),然後到客廳休憩聊天,所以客廳被叫做"drawing room"(所以不是英國人就說"drawing room",美國人就說"living room")。但今日,"客廳"多半稱為"living room",稱為"drawing room"是比較老式的說法。

    Source(s): 文馨當代英漢字典
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    英國人所謂的 drawing room

    就是美國人說的 living room嗎

    沒錯

    就是啦

    都是客廳的意思

    Source(s): 自己
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