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13:11 Apr 10, 2007
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / literature
English term or phrase: made a cluck
How to translate?
She made a cluck of concern as she handed over the cup, calmed as always by the easy business of being nice to someone.
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Summary of answers provided
3 +1轻轻咂一下舌Shaunna


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
how to translate/ understand?
轻轻咂一下舌


Explanation:
cluck 轻轻咋一下舌,(表示关心。。。)
意思就是说递过杯子时她轻轻咂一下舌提示(顾客?)小心,就又如通常一般因为简单地对别人友善而感到平静(安心。。。)

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Note added at 9 mins (2007-04-10 13:21:05 GMT)
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是一杯热咖啡吗?

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Note added at 27 mins (2007-04-10 13:39:04 GMT)
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因为对别人友善这样简单的小事而觉得安心。

Shaunna
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  H. J. Zhang: 嗯,这个动作不好描述,嘟一下舌头?easy business,光说“简单地”不是很好,建议提问者往“举手之劳”的意思上去想此词。“安心”比“平静”好。
33 mins
  -> 是啊,不好描述,其实是轻咂一下舌跟,和弹舌还是不一样的.John你看我note 里的建议是不是好 一点?
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Changes made by editors
Apr 18, 2007 - Changes made by Jianjun Zhang:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO
Apr 10, 2007 - Changes made by Jianjun Zhang:
Term askedHow to translate/ understand? » made a cluck


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