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电灯泡
Third wheel

editor  14-12-10 16:59

Language:中文 pin yin English

故事 Story
王磊:听说他们俩明天要去看电影。
亚当:我也想去看,咱们和他们一起去吧。
王磊:我可不想当电灯泡。
亚当:你又不能发光,怎么当电灯泡了?
Wang Lei: I heard that they are going to see a movie tomorrow.
Adam: I want to see a movie too. Let’s go with them.
Wang Lei: I don’t want to be the third wheel.
Adam: You can’t shine, how can you be a light bulb?
词语注释 Note
电影: (diànyǐng) n. movie
一起: (yìqǐ) n. time
电灯泡: (diàndēngpào) n. light bulb
发光: (fāguāng) v. to shine
语言点 Language Point
1. 听说
    “听说”表示说话人所说的并不是自己亲眼看到或亲耳听到的,而是从别人口中知道的。
“听说” means something that the person speaking has not seen or heard himself, and has instead received or heard this information from others.
例如(for example):
听说他父母离婚很长时间了。
 I heard his parents had divorced for a long time. 
听说下周有考试,我还没复习呢。
 I heard there will be an exam next time and I haven’t prepared for it. 

2. A和B一起
“A和B一起”表示A和B一起做某件事情。
“A和B一起” means A and B do something together.
例如(for example):
① 我们班明天和他们班一起去旅游。
What a pity! I missed yesterday’s match again.
② 我非常想和你一起去,但是今天确实太忙了。
I really want to go with you tomorrow, but I am very busy today.

3. 电灯泡
“电灯泡”有两个意思,一是指发光的灯,二是指男女谈恋爱时碍事又不知趣的第三者。
“电灯泡” has two meanings, one refers to a light and the other refers to being a third wheel.
例如 (for example):
① 这个电灯泡坏了,你去买个新的吧。
This light bulb is broken; could you go to buy a new one?
② 他们两个人一起去旅游,你可不能跟着做电灯泡。
They are going to travel together, so you better not go with them and end up the third wheel.
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