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English to Chinese translations [PRO] Art/Literary
English term or phrase:good things can come in unlikely packages
My good friend Jan met a guy at a party who could have been Brad Pitt's twin. He obviously thought she was a Jennifer/Gwyneth clone, because he asked her out. Cut to a week later, her front door. She opened it and there stood "Brad" -- looking perfect except for his declasse footwear. Jan was immediately turned off, acted in a standoffish manner the whole evening, and there was no date two. A few months later she ran into him again, dressed from head to toe in elegant fashion. Jan was extremely turned on. However, he wanted nothing more to do with her.
The point of this anecdote is to point out what you probably already know: good things can come in unlikely packages, so rather than tearing into the box, unwrap it slowly. For example, if you're dating a wonderful man who might not look like your high school crush, I'm encouraging you to stick out a little. You could ask him to hang out, not rush things on the sex front, and then see where it goes. You might wind up never developing more than a friend vibe toward him, or one night you might be moved to plant a big one on his suddenly kissable lips. Hey, you never know.