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Chuck Berry won't be singing about this baby.

Chinese translation: chuck berry won't be singing about (all) this!

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English term or phrase:Chuck Berry won't be singing about this baby.
Chinese translation:chuck berry won't be singing about (all) this!
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05:51 Jan 12, 2004
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English term or phrase: Chuck Berry won't be singing about this baby.
If Route 66, that classic trans-American road, epitomises freedom, cheap burgers and finding yourself, then Route 666 is the opposite. Oppression, evil...and over-priced Big Macs. We had willingly consented to leave the warmth and comfort of London to retrace Hilter's march across Europe, through Moscow and into the frozen killing fields of the Russian steeps. Along this 7,000km road we'd pass through the ghosts of men hung on meathooks, women raped and mutilated, and children poisned at birth. Chuck Berry won't be singing about this baby.
试译:
如果说66号路线――横跨美国的一条典型公路――处处体现了自由、便宜的汉包堡、逍遥自在,那么666号路线恰恰相反。压抑、邪恶……还有贵得要命的巨无霸汉包。我们心甘情愿地离开气候温暖、环境舒适的伦敦,顺着希特勒当年转战欧洲的路线,穿过莫斯科,进入俄罗斯大草原的冰冻死亡地带。在这条长达7000公里的路线上,我们将经历种种恐怖场面:男人被挂在肉钩上;女人被强奸、断肢;孩子一生下来被毒死。黑人歌手:查克·贝里可不会为毒死的孩子高唱挽歌(???)。
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clearwater
China
Local time: 09:41
chuck berry won't be singing about (all) this!
Explanation:
"this baby" is slang and its meaning varies according to context. It basically means "thing" but it could be anything that is being described in the sentence. It usually refers to a good thing so the author here is being sarcastic. I think it's best to translate it simply as "this" or "all this" and maybe add an exclamation mark to make your point.


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... there is at least a model number, and a country of origin). So, not much more to say about this baby. It is powered by one 9-volt battery, and has 11 transistors. It works, but its sounds real ...
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Note added at 15 mins (2004-01-12 06:06:38 GMT)
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Route 66 was made famous in a song by the same name and Chuck Berry was one of the singers who sang that song.

Route 66 LYRICS


Well if you ever plan to motor west
Just take my way that\'s the highway that\'s the best
Get your kicks on Route 66

Well it winds from Chicago to L.A.
More than 2000 miles all the way
Get your kicks on Route 66

Well goes from St. Louie down to Missouri
Oklahoma city looks oh so pretty
You\'ll see Amarillo and Gallup, New Mexico
Flagstaff, Arizona don\'t forget Winona
Kingman, Barstow, San Bernadino

Would you get hip to this kindly tip
And go take that California trip
Get your kicks on Route 66

Well goes from St. Louie down to Missouri
Oklahoma city looks oh so pretty
You\'ll see Amarillo and Gallup, New Mexico
Flagstaff, Arizona don\'t forget Winona
Kingman, Barstow, San Bernadino

Would you get hip to this kindly tip
And go take that California trip
Get your kicks on Route 66




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Note added at 22 mins (2004-01-12 06:13:55 GMT)
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if you do want to use a noun, you can use the word \"route\" (\"Chuck Berry won\'t be singing about this route\"), as \"baby\" refers to Route 666. But put the emphasis on \"this\"... \"Chuck Berry won\'t be singing about THIS route.\"
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Local time: 01:41
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Thank you, Pina!
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5 +1chuck berry won't be singing about (all) this!
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chuck berry won't be singing about this baby.
chuck berry won't be singing about (all) this!


Explanation:
"this baby" is slang and its meaning varies according to context. It basically means "thing" but it could be anything that is being described in the sentence. It usually refers to a good thing so the author here is being sarcastic. I think it's best to translate it simply as "this" or "all this" and maybe add an exclamation mark to make your point.


12" 200-Watt Powered Subwoofer - RAVE-S12 @ BestBuy.com
Shop for Holiday gifts today at BestBuy.com. Search our huge selection of electronic gifts for family and friends. No ... Music and movies will never be the same. This baby adds 200 watts of bone-shaking bass to ...
www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?Categor...t&ref=02&loc=01

Transistor Memories
... there is at least a model number, and a country of origin). So, not much more to say about this baby. It is powered by one 9-volt battery, and has 11 transistors. It works, but its sounds real ...
www.angelfire.com/music/TransistorMemories

Carbon Copy Cloner 2.2 - VersionTracker:
Carbon Copy Cloner 2.2 by Mike Bombich MacOSX ... solutions that promise more and deliver less. Can't say enough positive things about this baby. More Info Post a comment | alert admin | 1 of 1 found ...
www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/13260



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Note added at 15 mins (2004-01-12 06:06:38 GMT)
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Route 66 was made famous in a song by the same name and Chuck Berry was one of the singers who sang that song.

Route 66 LYRICS


Well if you ever plan to motor west
Just take my way that\'s the highway that\'s the best
Get your kicks on Route 66

Well it winds from Chicago to L.A.
More than 2000 miles all the way
Get your kicks on Route 66

Well goes from St. Louie down to Missouri
Oklahoma city looks oh so pretty
You\'ll see Amarillo and Gallup, New Mexico
Flagstaff, Arizona don\'t forget Winona
Kingman, Barstow, San Bernadino

Would you get hip to this kindly tip
And go take that California trip
Get your kicks on Route 66

Well goes from St. Louie down to Missouri
Oklahoma city looks oh so pretty
You\'ll see Amarillo and Gallup, New Mexico
Flagstaff, Arizona don\'t forget Winona
Kingman, Barstow, San Bernadino

Would you get hip to this kindly tip
And go take that California trip
Get your kicks on Route 66




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Note added at 22 mins (2004-01-12 06:13:55 GMT)
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OR

if you do want to use a noun, you can use the word \"route\" (\"Chuck Berry won\'t be singing about this route\"), as \"baby\" refers to Route 666. But put the emphasis on \"this\"... \"Chuck Berry won\'t be singing about THIS route.\"

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