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抓得很紧

English translation: lost no time

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Chinese term or phrase:抓得很紧
English translation:lost no time
Entered by: Denyce Seow
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11:26 Mar 22, 2007
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Chinese term or phrase: 抓得很紧
他做牢出来后对读书时间抓得很紧。

Spent a lot of time studying???
Denyce Seow
Singapore
Local time: 22:50
lost no time (in) studying
Explanation:
lost no time (in) studying
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Julia Zou
China
Local time: 22:50
Grading comment
Thanks, everyone.
@Ozethai: Oh yes, I definitely remember "Carpe Diem" in "Dead Poet's Society". Carpe Diem!!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +8lost no time (in) studying
Julia Zou


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
lost no time (in) studying


Explanation:
lost no time (in) studying

Julia Zou
China
Local time: 22:50
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Thanks, everyone.
@Ozethai: Oh yes, I definitely remember "Carpe Diem" in "Dead Poet's Society". Carpe Diem!!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Of course!!! Why didn't I see that??? 抓紧时间... I wasn't thinking. :p


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Wenjer Leuschel
31 mins
  -> Thank you, Wenjer!

agree  xxxanastasia t
42 mins
  -> Thank you, anastasia t!

agree  Fang Sheng: or "seize the hour"?
2 hrs
  -> Thank you Fang Sheng! I think your translation is also right.

agree  Jian Zhang
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Jian Zhang!

agree  Shaunna
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Shaunna!

agree  Ozethai: Carpe Diem -- Making every minute count. But my dear Julia, my name is not Carpe, although it sounds like a good name. Carpe Diem in Latin means "Seize the day". Refer to Robin Williams in "Dead Poet's Society".
5 hrs
  -> Thank you, Carpe! OK, thank you, Ozethai! :-)

agree  Philip Tang
8 hrs
  -> Thank you, Commuease!

agree  tianhe51
12 hrs
  -> Thank you, tianhe!
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