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"chain-smoking squirrels " and "wet-hacking birds "

Chinese translation: 松鼠和鸟儿

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16:51 Dec 30, 2003
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: "chain-smoking squirrels " and "wet-hacking birds "
in a row of brownstone townhouse built along a scrub of grass and a scraggly line of rumorous trees filled with chain-smoking squirrels and wet-hacking birds of indistinguishable breed.
panyuan
Chinese translation:松鼠和鸟儿
Explanation:
不停抽烟的松鼠和不停咳嗽的鸟儿

鸟儿大概是被松鼠的烟呛着了吧?:-)
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Xiaoping Fu
Canada
Local time: 08:20
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4 +2松鼠和鸟儿
Xiaoping Fu


  

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1 day 1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
松鼠和鸟儿


Explanation:
不停抽烟的松鼠和不停咳嗽的鸟儿

鸟儿大概是被松鼠的烟呛着了吧?:-)

Xiaoping Fu
Canada
Local time: 08:20
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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Grading comment
Thank you very much!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Denyce Seow: this is a weird text. mignt even be a scene in a DREAM, or simply a part of a fairty tale.... :)
15 hrs
  -> Thanks, and happy new year!

agree  chica nueva: Guess it's an unhealthy environment. Neither plants or animals are healthy. Guess narrator is evoking an industrial area with air pollution...wet(多痰)hack?? (hack = a harsh, dry cough.) Guess it is 多痰咳嗽.
2 days 8 hrs
  -> Thank you!
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