VIP Class Notes (Nemo)[W]

Writing

What are the most common complexes among Chinese people?
I think people in China, they have superiority complex about their economies. Some people like to boast about their status and economies,l. When people meet for the first time, they usually talk about their status or trip experiences what they had. Or show off their luxuries. I think that is superiority complex, also is inferiority complex. They usually show off something what they want.(心里缺什么就炫耀什么)

What are the most common complexes among Chinese people?
I think that people in China they have superiority complex when it comes to their economies fortune/their own pockets. Some people like to boast about their status and money. When people meet for the first time, they usually talk about their status or previous trip experiences what they had. Or show off their luxuries. I think that the superiority complex is also in a way a sign of the inferiority. They usually show off something that/what they want.(心里缺什么就炫耀什么)People usually want something  that they don’t have and thus they’re ready to pretend in order to show them in a better light.

Vocabulary

the quality of service is really good-服务质量真不错

interfere (v):to involve yourself in a situation when your involvement is not wanted or is not helpful   干涉,干预
E.g. : It’s their problem and I’m not going to interfere.
那是他们的问题,我不想干预。
E.g. : I’d never interfere between (us with) a husband and wife.
我从不会干涉两夫妻间的事。
E.g. : Interfering in other people’s relationships is always a mistake.
干涉他人谈恋爱从来都是不对的。

interfere with sth (v):to prevent something from working effectively or from developing successfully妨碍,干扰
E.g. : Even a low level of noise interferes with my concentration.
甚至很低的噪声也会分散我的注意力。

proverb-谚语,a short sentence, etc., usually known by many people, stating something commonly experienced or giving advice
谚语
E.g. : The appetite, says the proverb, grows with eating.
俗话说,吃得越多,胃口越大。

in a way 在某一点上

improvisation (n):the act of making or doing something with whatever is available at the time
临时凑合的事物
E.g. : I’m afraid we don’t have all the necessary equipment, so a little improvisation might be required.
恐怕我们的必需设备不全,所以我们可能需要把东西临时凑合一下。

improvise (v):to invent or make something, such as a speech or a device, at the time when it is needed without already having planned it
临时做;即兴做
E.g. : I hadn’t prepared a speech so I suddenly had to improvise.
我没有准备演讲,所以突然之间我只得即兴讲几句。
E.g. : We improvised a mattress from a pile of blankets.
为了能有地方睡觉,我们临时用一摞毯子作床垫。

fall into the/sb’s trap-to make a mistake or get into a difficult situation by doing something or by trusting someone
落入陷阱
E.g.: Don’t fall into the trap of thinking you can learn a foreign language without doing any work.
不要以为什么都不做就能学会一门外语。
We fell right into the enemy’s trap.
我们正中敌人的圈套。