み挡

20:24 Apr 22, 2005
Chinese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Chinese term or phrase: み挡
笵簆琌ゴ秨み挡材˙
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4 +1the knot in the heart
karrol
3hard feelings ┪ ill feelings ┪ old wounds ┪ conflict
wherestip


  

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47 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
み挡
the knot in the heart


Explanation:
to put it figuratively and much vividly:
"Apologizing is just the first step to untie/open the knot in the heart."

karrol
Local time: 23:22
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  billychang: .. in untying the knot in the heart
23 mins
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35 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
み挡
hard feelings ┪ ill feelings ┪ old wounds ┪ conflict


Explanation:
IMHO, there are lots of words to use and lots of ways to saying this...

for example: an apology is the first step towards mending old wounds.

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Note added at 18 hrs 24 mins (2005-04-23 14:48:40 GMT)
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or:
an apology is the first step towards making amends.

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Note added at 19 hrs 44 mins (2005-04-23 16:08:58 GMT)
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Here\'s a few more suggestions that sticks more to the original if that\'s what you were looking for. For your consideration:

An apology is just the first step to easing one\'s own mind.
An apology is the first step in unburdening oneself.
An apology is just the first step in ironing things out.

wherestip
United States
Local time: 10:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 56
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