a sentence--" ... who will survive and reproduce themselves"

07:07 Jan 25, 2006
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Science - Science (general) / link between humor and romance
English term or phrase: a sentence--" ... who will survive and reproduce themselves"
The context: If this theory holds true, a woman choosing a funny man as a partner is more likely to have genetically healthy children who will survive and reproduce themselves.

What exactly does " ... who will survive and reproduce themselves" mean?
maxzhy
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Summary of answers provided
5有生存机会与有生育机会
billychang
4 +1试译
Lu Zou
4who = genetically healthy children; reproduce themselves = have their own children.
English Chinese Medical Translator - Jimmy Deng
3重复,解释作用
chica nueva


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37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
a sentence--
有生存机会与有生育机会


Explanation:
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billychang
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38 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
a sentence--
who = genetically healthy children; reproduce themselves = have their own children.


Explanation:
who = genetically healthy children
reproduce themselves = have their own children.



English Chinese Medical Translator - Jimmy Deng
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
a sentence--
试译


Explanation:
f this theory holds true, a woman choosing a funny man as a partner is more likely to have genetically healthy children who will survive and reproduce themselves
如果这个理论成立的话,选择趣味横生的男人做伴侣的女人,她的子女从遗传学角度讲会更健康一些,而且子女们会生存繁衍下去。

Lu Zou
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2 days 11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
a sentence--
重复,解释作用


Explanation:
genetically healthy children = children who will survive and reproduce themselves

genetically healthy children 这就是说/就等于/即 children who will survive and reproduce themselves

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Note added at 2 days17 mins (2006-01-27 07:24:54 GMT)
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意思就是;意味着

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