شماره 80 هفته نامه آموزش انگلیسی رايگان آنلاين
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”
e. e. cummings
E.E. Cummings was a 20th century poet and novelist known for his innovations in style and structure. He was a poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright.
Edward Estlin Cummings was born on October 14, 1894, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His father was a minister and professor, while his mother instilled in the youngster a love of language and play. Cummings went on to earn both his B.A. and his M.A. by 1916 from Harvard University, where his father taught, before going on to serve in World War I overseas as a volunteer for the ambulance corps. Cummings died on September 3, 1962.
(courage = شهامت / innovation = نوآوری / instill = القا کردن / overseas = خارج از کشور / volunteer = داوطلب)
with one voice
اگر گروهی به یک صدا نظری رو بیان کنند یا تصمیمی رو بگیرند به معنی این هست که با هم مواق هستند.
The committee decided with one voice to accept the proposal.
“The squeaky wheel gets the grease.”
یعنی افرادی که اعتراض می کنند توجه لازم و یا اونچه که می خواهند رو دریافت خواهند کرد.
If you don’t get good service at the hotel, make sure to tell the manager that you’re dissatisfied. The squeaking wheel gets the grease.
(squeaky wheel = چرخ های پر سروصدا / grease = روغن)
Jealousy has Frightening eyes. Jealousy has Grinding teeth. Jealousy has A cunning face.
Jealousy can live Without a mind, Without a heart, Without a soul, Even without God.
Jealousy Is an aggressive boxer, A repulsive dancer, A hopeless singer And a useless storyteller.
Jealousy, Before you entered Into my life, I was the world’s Richest prince. Now that you are in me And I am for you, I have become The poorest street-beggar.
Jealousy, You are my constant Nightmare-mind. You are my constant Love-absence-heart.
(jealousy = حسادت / frightening = ترسناک / cunning = حیله گر / aggressive = پرخاشگر / repulsive = زننده / hopeless = نا امید / useless = بی مصرف / richest = ثروتمندترین / poorest = فقیرترین / street-beggar = گدای خیابان)