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輕信別人

English translation: be gullible

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Chinese term or phrase:輕信別人的話
English translation:be gullible
Entered by: R. A. Stegemann
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02:14 Jan 25, 2004
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Other / stereotyping
Chinese term or phrase: 輕信別人
Please consider the following sentence and my translation. Then see, if you can come up with a good word for my glossary question-word.

輕信別人的話跟輕看別人都是不好的。

The talk of those who are quick to believe and those who never go beneath the surface should be avoided.

Of course, if you do not like my translation, I am always, as you well know, open for suggestions.
R. A. Stegemann
Saudi Arabia
Local time: 15:49
easily fall for what others said
Explanation:
also be taken in
Selected response from:

isahuang
Local time: 02:49
Grading comment
Thanks Ting Ting for clearing this matter for me. I wrongly interpreted the phrase 輕信別人的話 to mean (輕信A)的話, rather than 輕信(A的話). In the end Kvasir has probably captured the English meaning of the phrase best.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +3easily fall for what others saidisahuang


  

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27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
easily fall for what others said


Explanation:
also be taken in

isahuang
Local time: 02:49
Native speaker of: Chinese
PRO pts in category: 11
Grading comment
Thanks Ting Ting for clearing this matter for me. I wrongly interpreted the phrase 輕信別人的話 to mean (輕信A)的話, rather than 輕信(A的話). In the end Kvasir has probably captured the English meaning of the phrase best.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Chinoise
58 mins

agree  Kvasir: or being gullible.
5 hrs

agree  Lu Zou
18 hrs
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