【双语阅读】Have You Smiled today? 今天你笑了吗?

2016.10.11

你知道上个周五是什么日子?World Smile Day! 你或许没有听过这个节日,但你一定知道微笑的重要性,也想把笑容带给宝贝和家人——那么不同的笑,如何用英语表达呢?

Smile 微笑

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A smile on your face shows you are pleased, amused or trying to be friendly.

面带微笑通常是开心和友好的标志。

The best thing to do when entering unknown territory is smile.

进入未知领地的最好方式便是面带微笑。

Adjectives you could use with it: a soft/charming/faint smile.

通常还可以与soft, charming, faint这几个形容词连用,表示浅笑、富有魅力的笑容和淡淡的笑容。

 

Laugh 笑出声

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When you laugh, you usually make a sound with your throat while smiling and show that you are happy or amused. However, sometimes you might also laugh when you are embarrassed.

你通常会在什么时候笑出声来呢?或许是被逗笑了?也可能是小尴尬?

He who laughs last laughs longest.

笑到最后,才笑得最好。

 

Grin 大笑

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When you grin, you smile broadly and your teeth could be seen by others. Usually it shows your great happiness.

但你开怀大笑,你会嘴角上扬,露出牙齿——只有当你真正开心,才能笑得开怀!

When was the last time you grinned?

你上次开怀大笑是什么时候?

 

 Giggle 咯咯直笑

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You must have the experience of giggling. When you see your idol or discuss with your friends about your girl/boyfriend, you cannot help laughing like a child! It might be a little bit stupid and childlike, but you feel happy or fun from your heart.

谁没有咯咯笑过呢?当你谈论你的偶像,或是男/女朋友的时候,是不是觉得情不自禁地笑逐颜开呢?孩子气的咯咯直笑,就对了!

I heard them giggle when I passed by the girls.

当我经过那些女孩的时候,我听到她们咯咯直笑。

 

Roar 笑得直打滚

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When you are suddenly surprised by a loud sound of laughing, then you actually heard a roar.

忽然听到很响的一声大笑?那就是Roar了!

His jokes set the table in a roar.

他的笑话逗得整桌人狂笑不止。

 

看了上面的五种笑,是不是也让你的脸上充满笑意呢?

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