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Published: Oct 15, 2020 07:03 PM
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An American Pickle/ 美国泡菜/ (měiɡuó pàocài)  

1. It's never too late to do things completely differently.

做完全不同的事情永远不会太迟。

(zuò wánquán bùtónɡ de shìqínɡ yǒnɡyuǎn bùhuì tàichí.)  

2. This is what we're reaching for, everybody. This is the dream. This is the goal. Perfect jar of pickle.

这就是我们的目标,每个人。这就是梦想。完美的泡菜罐。

(zhè jiùshì wǒmén de mùbiāo, měiɡèrén. zhè jiùshì mènɡxiǎnɡ. wánměi de pàocài ɡuàn.)  

3. I notice nice little thing about her. She always sneeze same way. Four time. Is adorable.

我注意到她的一点小优点。她总是用同样的方式打喷嚏。四次。真可爱。

(wǒ zhùyì dào tā de yīdiǎn xiǎo yōudiǎn. tā zǒnɡshì yònɡ tónɡyànɡ de fānɡshì dǎ pēntì. sìcì. zhēn kěài.)  

4. Someday, before I die, I would like to try seltzer water. To feel the bubbles tickling my tongue.

有一天,在我死之前,我想尝试一下苏打水。感受泡沫在我舌头上发痒。

(yǒu yītiān, zài wǒsǐ zhīqián, wǒxiǎnɡ chánɡshì yīxià sūdǎ shuǐ. ɡǎnshòu pàomò zài wǒ shétóu shànɡ fāyǎnɡ.)

5. You will tell me everything of their death so I may bear witness to your grief.

你要告诉我他们的死讯,这样我就可以见证你的悲痛了。

(nǐyào ɡàosù wǒ tāmén de sǐxùn, zhèyànɡ wǒjiù kěyǐ jiànzhènɡ nǐde bēitònɡ le.)  

6.  We have so much in common. Her favorite color is black. My favorite color is black. 

我们有许多相似之处。她最爱黑色。我也最爱黑色。

(wǒmén yǒu xǔduō xiānɡsì zhīchǔ. tā zuìài hēisè. wǒyě zuìài hēisè.)  

7. Our child will be strong. Our family will prosper.  

我们的孩子会变得非常强壮。我们的家庭会非常兴旺。

(wǒmén de háizǐ huì biàndé fēichánɡ qiánɡzhuànɡ. wǒmén de jiātínɡ huì fēichánɡ xīnɡwànɡ.)  

Illustrations: Liu Xidan/GT




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