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anticlimactically

Chinese translation: 冷不丁地

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02:39 Nov 6, 2003
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: anticlimactically
“He is here to find out which one of you two killed Maria in time to convince the ghost she shouldn’t kill me but tackle the real murderer——if any,” Gerard added somewhat anticlimactically.
panyuan
Chinese translation:冷不丁地
Explanation:
an·ti·cli·max [ àntī kl màks, àntee kl màks ] (plural an·ti·cli·max·es)

noun

1. disappointing end after big buildup: an ordinary or unsatisfying event that follows an increasingly exciting, dramatic, or unusual series of events or a period of increasing anticipation and excitement


2. literature sudden lowering of tone: an unexpected change in tone or subject matter from the high-minded, serious, or compelling to the trivial, comic, or dull


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冷不丁地


Explanation:
an·ti·cli·max [ àntī kl màks, àntee kl màks ] (plural an·ti·cli·max·es)

noun

1. disappointing end after big buildup: an ordinary or unsatisfying event that follows an increasingly exciting, dramatic, or unusual series of events or a period of increasing anticipation and excitement


2. literature sudden lowering of tone: an unexpected change in tone or subject matter from the high-minded, serious, or compelling to the trivial, comic, or dull





    Reference: http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_/anticlimactically.html
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