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grumbling muttered vows

Chinese translation: 抱怨;嘀咕;誓言;誓约

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02:26 Dec 26, 2003
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: grumbling muttered vows
Edwin stomped back to his cubicle, grumbling muttered vows and King Lear invective under his breath.
panyuan
Chinese translation:抱怨;嘀咕;誓言;誓约
Explanation:
Some ideas:

grumble = complain = 抱怨
mutter = 嘀咕
to vow发誓要做(谋事),or could be oaths,curses,imprecations咒

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Note added at 5 hrs 4 mins (2003-12-26 07:30:30 GMT)
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invective (formal) = rude, forceful, attacking speech, used for blaming someone or something (正式) 猛烈抨击;痛骂

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chica nueva
Local time: 01:24
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Thank you and happy new year !
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2 +1抱怨;嘀咕;誓言;誓约
chica nueva


  

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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +1
抱怨;嘀咕;誓言;誓约


Explanation:
Some ideas:

grumble = complain = 抱怨
mutter = 嘀咕
to vow发誓要做(谋事),or could be oaths,curses,imprecations咒

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Note added at 5 hrs 4 mins (2003-12-26 07:30:30 GMT)
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invective (formal) = rude, forceful, attacking speech, used for blaming someone or something (正式) 猛烈抨击;痛骂

朗文进阶英汉双解词典

chica nueva
Local time: 01:24
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2161
Grading comment
Thank you and happy new year !

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Denyce Seow: invective - abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will. Has anyone read Shakespeare's King Lear???
43 mins
  -> Thanks Denyce. Post your answer on this if you like. I was feeling a bit tired...
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