2014.0703【英译中】10个小细节 平凡的我们也能改变世界

发表于:2014-07-03 21:40 [只看楼主] [划词开启]
1. Buy someone's coffee.

为别人买咖啡

It's just coffee -- no one needs coffee, so this doesn't really matter, right? But what if you knew that a $2

这仅仅只是一杯咖啡,没有人必须要喝咖啡,所以也这也不是问题是吧?但是如果你知道一杯两美元的咖啡

cup of caffeine could change someone's day, week or their whole perspective? Boom: That cup of coffee

能够改变别人的一天,一周,或者他们整个未来?哇哦,一杯咖啡

just changed the world. Welcome to the Random Acts of Kindness movement, where nice things happen

能够改变这个世界。欢迎参加好事随意做活动,好的事情发生是因为有好人去做它。

just because nice people do them. You don't have to, you don't necessarily need to, but you can -- and it

你不用必须做,你也没必要去做,但是你能够做到,这样会使人们重新相信人性。

restores people's faith in humanity. The best part? They pass it on.

你猜最好的部分是什么?他们会传递下去。

2. Smile.

微笑

... with eye contact. In a world where smart phones rule and it's not just possible, but normal, to have

用眼神交流。在一个智能手机统治的世界,整个对话没有眼神交流是不可能的,也是正常的。

entire conversations without ever looking someone in the eye, it can be heart-stopping, wonderful and

要是看着对方咧嘴笑,就会有屏息凝气、非常奇妙的感觉。

double-take-worthy to lock eyes with someone grinning. Happiness is contagious, and it only takes a

快乐是可以传染的。但它只要通过几个面部肌肉传递。

couple facial muscles to spread it.

3. Give what you can.

尽你所能付出


You clean out your closets, right? Perfect. You don't need a half a million dollar check written out to your

你整理你的衣橱,对吧?很好,你并不需要你不用非得写一张50万的支票捐给慈善机构来帮助他人(但如果你这样做,也是可以的)

charity of choice to help someone (kudos to you if you do, though!). Maybe you have a few shirts you

也许你有很多件T恤你不会再穿了,或者有一些儿童书籍可以舍弃了。

don't wear anymore or a few children's books you can bear to part with. The thing about giving a little is

当每个人付出一点点时,会慢慢变多,所以成为多的一部分吧。

that when everyone gives a little, suddenly it turns into a lot. Be a part of that lot.

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