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Published: Nov 23, 2020 05:33 PM
Chat attack

appearance anxiety/ 容貌焦虑
/ (rónɡmàojiāolǜ)

A: Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the ugliest of them all? 

镜子镜子,谁是世界上最丑的人?

(jìnɡzijìnɡzi, shéishì shìjièshànɡ zuìchǒuderén?)

B: Your question is too negative, isn't it?

你这个问题也太消极了吧?

(nǐzhèɡe wèntí yětàixiāojíleba?)

A: I am actually have a super inferiority complex. What you hear is my inner monologue. Appearance anxiety is a problem I have to face every day when I wake up.

我其实超级自卑,你听到的就是我的内心独白,容貌焦虑是我每天醒来就必须面对的问题。

(wǒqíshí chāojí zìbēi, nǐtīnɡdàode jiùshì wǒde nèixīn dúbái, rónɡmàojiāolǜ shìwǒměitiān xǐnɡlái jiùbìxū miànduìde wèntí.)

B: Recently, an online TV series has triggered a lot of discussions on Sina Weibo, and appearance anxiety is a common problem now.

最近微博里由一部网络剧引发了不少讨论,而容貌焦虑是现在普遍存在的问题。

(zuìjìn wēibólǐyóu yíbù wǎnɡluòjù yǐnfāle bùshǎo tǎolùn, érrónɡmàojiāolǜ shìxiànzài pǔbiàncúnzàide wèntí.)

A: Are you trying to find a way to enlighten me?

你是在想办法开导我吧?

(nǐshìzài xiǎnɡbànfǎ kāidǎowǒba?)

B: You have your own unique strengths and weaknesses just like everyone. Confidence is more important than beauty. It's better to strengthen your own heart than to care about the evaluation of the outside world.

你和每个人一样具有自己独特的优点和缺点。自信比漂亮重要得多。与其在意外界的眼光和评价,不如强大自己的内心。

(nǐhéměiɡèrén yíyànɡ jùyǒu zìjǐ dútède yōudiǎn héquēdiǎn. zìxìnbǐpiāoliànɡ zhònɡyàodeduō. yǔqí zàiyì wàijiède yǎnɡuānɡ hépínɡjià, bùrú qiánɡdà zìjǐde nèixīn.)

Illustration: Liu Xidan/GT


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