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Glossary of China Institute 4 May 2006 COMPLETE

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suntan lotion
防晒由
Poland
波兰
vodka
伏特加
business socializing
应酬
socializing
社交
"You put us in an embarrassing position!"
“你太不够意思!”
condition, state of affairs
状态
life-span, longevity
寿命
"long life"
长寿
Said by a man who realizes his spouse has been cheating
“你给我带绿帽子.”
delicate, light, tender (as in toufu)
wheel
轮子
metaphor, parable, trope
比喻
"I don't want to be a third wheel" (get in the middle of a romantic couple)
“不要当你们的电灯泡.”
legal, illegal
合法, 非法
deport, repatriate
遣送
order, ranking, sequence
顺序
gap between rich & poor
贫富差距
Turkey (the country)
土耳其
tough, hard (e.g., as in attitude toward foreigners)
强硬
amnesty, to pardon a crime
大赦
to sneak across border (usually by boat, truck, or on foot)
偷渡
life sentence, life imprisonment
无期徒刑
to sympathize, feel pity for
同情

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