Chinese translation: 后者

01:01 Oct 13, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Systems, Networks
English term or phrase: expect
Companies planning to take the plunge can expect to reap rewards soon. More than two-thirds of IP telephony experienced organisations expect to see ROI within four years, with 15% aiming to achieve returns within the first year and a majority in the second and third.
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Chinese translation:后者
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Lu Zou
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Lu Zou
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agree  josephinechu49: 还是这些公司期望很快获得回报
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agree  Mark Xiang
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agree  Chinoise
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neutral  faiths: 正确的翻译:这些公司可以期望会很快获得回报。因为这是文章作者的主观判断。
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预料 = expect, predict, anticipate eg 和我们的预料相反 contrary to our expectations 今年的收成比人们预料的要好得多. This year's harvest was much better than expected (or anticipated)

expect = to believe that something will happen 预计;预料 eg I expect she'll do well. 我预料她会做得好. We fully expected it to be a complete disaster.我们完全预料到这会搞的一塌糊涂.

expect = to think or believe something will happen, or someone will arrive eg The financial performance of the business is fully expected (= almost certain) to improve.

can expect to reap rewards soon => 可以预料到
expect to see ROI within four years => 比较油把握 (= are fairly confident)

(Once again, it is taken from questionnaire wording)

Note added at 3 hrs 42 mins (2004-10-13 04:44:43 GMT)


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