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"diet" tonic water

Chinese translation: 低糖软饮料


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10:11 Jun 24, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Medical: Health Care
English term or phrase: "diet" tonic water
A better bet: A Bloody Mary. "Eight ounces of tomato juice has about 50 calories," says Bonci, "and because it's thicker, it tends to be more satisfying." Plus it contains assorted nutrients. You can also now purchase "diet" tonic water, which contains zero sugar.
Local time: 02:32
Chinese translation:低糖软饮料
Tonic 与 pop 和 soda 是同义语,指软性碳酸饮料。“diet”是低糖型。
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Xiaoping Fu
Local time: 10:32
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3 +3'健怡'奎宁水
chica nueva
4 -1低糖软饮料
Xiaoping Fu
1what diet meansWenjer Leuschel

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Tonic 与 pop 和 soda 是同义语,指软性碳酸饮料。“diet”是低糖型。

Xiaoping Fu
Local time: 10:32
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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disagree  Ozethai: Tonic water contains Quinine, a cure for Malaria. It is not the same as pop or soda. Because it is bitter, it is usually served with sugar as a drink. That sugar can be replaced by artificial sugar.
12 hrs
  -> Thank you OzeThai! I agree with your explanation. But in some areas of US, Boston for example, tonic does generally refer to soda.
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tonic water (also 又作 tonic) = gassy water with a slightly bitter taste, often added to alcoholic drinks (常加于酒中的)奎宁水 eg a gin and tonic 杜松子酒加奎宁水

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chica nueva
Local time: 07:32
Native speaker of: English
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agree  Jun Wang: The translation maybe different for Mainland China.
1 hr
  -> Thank you.

agree  isahuang: in mainland, tonic water is usually called 汤力水 in various clubs. but I am quite sure we use 健怡 for "diet".
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  -> Thank you, Tingting.

agree  Ozethai
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diet tonic water
what diet means

Diet 在这里的用法是「饮食疗养」的意思,

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Wenjer Leuschel
Local time: 02:32
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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