Lawrence asked in 社會與文化語言 · 9 years ago

.....for in his cups ...???

Few have the nerve to gainsay him, for in his cups the King has a terrible and violent temper, and he is rarely sober.

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  • Ed
    Lv 6
    9 years ago
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    很少人有膽子跟他唱反調,因為國王喝醉時,脾氣可怕又暴力,而且他極少時候是不醉的。[說明:for(連接詞)因為 = because。in one's cups = drunk 喝醉了。sober = free from alcoholism, not drinking alcohol 清醒不醉的。]

    2011-11-25 05:55:10 補充:

    In his cups 或可譯成「貪杯酒醉時」,把「杯」字譯進去。

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