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a fact of life

  • 1 fact of life

    fact of life
    aspecto fatual da vida humana.

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  • 2 fact of life

    n
    1) (= reality) harte Tatsache

    that's just a fact of lifeso ist es nun mal im Leben

    2) pl (sexual) Aufklärung f

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  • 3 fact of life

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  • 4 fact of life

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  • 5 fact of life

    無法更改的 事實

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  • 6 fact of life

    s fet ineludible

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  • 7 a fact of life

    (好ましくない避けられぬ)生命の現実(cf. ⇒ the facts of life ); 現状.

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  • 8 a fact of life

    kenyataan yang harus dihadapi

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  • 9 it's a fact of life

    es la realidad

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  • 10 fact

    [fækt]
    сущ.
    1) обстоятельство; факт; событие; случай, явление

    accepted / established fact — установленный факт, проверенная информация

    basic / essential fact — основной, важный, существенный факт

    cold / dry facts — голые факты

    firsthand facts — сведения, информация из первых рук

    incontestable / incontrovertible / indisputable fact — неоспоримый, несомненный, бесспорный факт

    irrefutable / unquestionable fact — неопровержимый факт

    to ascertain / establish a fact — установить факт

    to check / confirm / verify a fact — проверять факт

    to collect / gather / marshal facts — собирать факты

    to distort / twist facts — искажать факты

    to embellish / embroider facts — приукрашивать факты

    to evaluate / interpret facts — оценивать факты

    Syn:
    2) действительность, реальность, явь

    Space exploitation is now a fact. — Исследования космического пространства стали сейчас реальностью.

    Syn:
    3) сущность, факт
    Syn:
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    - facts of life

    Англо-русский современный словарь > fact

  • 11 life

    life life noun (pl. lives) ›› STATE OF LIVING 生存状态 1. the ability to breathe, grow, reproduce, etc. which people, animals and plants have before they die and which objects do not have • 生命:
    »life and death
    »The body was cold and showed no signs of life.
    那躯体冰凉,显现不出有生命的迹象。
    »My father died last year—I wish I could bring him back to life.
    去年我父亲逝世了——我要是能使他起死回生该多好啊。
    »In spring the countryside bursts into life.
    乡村在春天生机盎然。
    2. [U, C] the state of being alive as a human; an individual personˈs existence • 人命;性命;人的存活:
    »The floods caused a massive loss of life (= many people were killed).
    洪水造成许多人丧生。
    »He risked his life to save his daughter from the fire.
    他冒着生命危险从火中救出他的女儿。
    »Hundreds of lives were threatened when the building collapsed.
    数百条性命在大楼垮塌时受到了威胁。
    »The operation saved her life.
    手术挽救了她的生命。
    »My grandfather lost his life (= was killed) in the war.
    我的祖父在战争中丧生。
    »Several attempts have been made on the Presidentˈs life (= several people have tried to kill him).
    已有数人试图谋杀总统。
    ›› LIVING THINGS 生物 3. [U] living things • 生物;活物:
    »plant / animal life
    植/动物
    »marine / pond life
    海洋/池塘生物
    »Is there intelligent life on other planets?
    在其他星球上存在具有智力的生命吗?
    ›› PERIOD OF TIME 时期 4. [C, U] the period between sbˈs birth and their death; a part of this period • 一生;终身;寿命;一生中的部份时间:
    »Heˈs lived here all his life.
    他在这里住了一辈子了。
    »Iˈve lived in England for most of my life.
    我大半生都住在英国。
    »to have a long / short life
    寿命长/短
    »He became very weak towards the end of his life.
    他临终时很虚弱。
    »Brenda took up tennis late in life.
    布伦达在晚年打起网球来了。
    »He will spend the rest of his life (= until he dies) in a wheelchair.
    他将在轮椅上度过他的余生。
    »Thereˈs no such thing as a job for life any longer.
    不会再有像终身职位这样的事了。
    »She is a life member of the club.
    她是这个俱乐部的终身会员。
    »in early / adult life
    幼/成年
    --› see also [u]change of life
    5. (used with an adjective 与形容词连用) a period of sbˈs life when they are in a particular situation or job • (某情景或工作的)一段生活经历:
    »She has been an accountant all her working life.
    她在整个职业生涯中一直是会计师。
    »He met a lot of interesting people during his life as a student.
    他在学生时代接触过许多有趣的人。
    »They were very happy throughout their married life.
    他们婚后生活一直很幸福。
    6. the period of time when sth exists or functions • 存在期;(某物的)寿命;有效期:
    »The International Stock Exchange started life as a London coffee shop.
    国际证券交易所起初就是伦敦的一家咖啡馆。
    »They could see that the company had a limited life (= it was going to close).
    他们意识到公司的寿命不长了。
    »In Italy the average life of a government is eleven months.
    意大利每届政府的平均寿命是十一个月。
    --› see also shelf life ›› PUNISHMENT 惩罚 7. the punishment of being sent to prison for life; life [u]imprisonment • 无期徒刑;终身监禁:
    »The judge gave him life.
    法官判他无期徒刑。
    ›› EXPERIENCE / ACTIVITIES 经历;活动 8. the experience and activities that are typical of all peopleˈs existences • 生活经历:
    »the worries of everyday life
    »He is young and has little experience of life.
    他年轻,不谙世故。
    »Commuting is a part of daily life for many people.
    乘车上下班是许多人日常生活的一部份。
    »Jill wants to travel and see life for herself.
    吉尔想出去旅行,亲身体验一下生活。
    »We bought a dishwasher to make life easier.
    为使生活轻松些我们买了一台洗碗机。
    »In Africa life can be hard.
    在非洲生活可能是艰苦的。
    »In real life (= when she met him) he wasnˈt how she had imagined him at all.
    一见面才发现他完全不是她所想像的那样。
    »Life isnˈt like in the movies, you know.
    你知道,生活不像在电影里那样。
    9. [U, C] the activities and experiences that are typical of a particular way of living • (某种方式的)生活:
    »country / city life
    乡村/城市生活
    »She enjoyed political life.
    她喜爱政治生活。
    »family / married life
    家庭/婚后生活
    »How do you find life in Japan?
    你觉得日本的生活如何?
    10. a personˈs experiences during their life; the activities that form a particular part of a personˈs life • 个人生活;个人经历;个人生活某一方面的活动:
    »He has had a good life.
    他一直过着优裕的生活。
    »a hard / an easy life
    艰难/安逸舒适的生活
    »My day-to-day life is not very exciting.
    我的日常生活很平淡。
    »a life of luxury
    »Her daily life involved meeting lots of people.
    她在日常生活中要接触很多人。
    »Many of these children have led very sheltered lives (= they have not had many different experiences).
    这些儿童中很多人都是温室里的花朵。
    »They emigrated to start a new life in Canada.
    他们移居加拿大,开始了新的生活。
    »He doesnˈt like to talk about his private life.
    他不愿谈及他的私生活。
    »She has a full social life.
    她的社交活动非常频繁。
    »articles about the love lives of the stars
    --› see also [u]sex life
    ›› ENERGY / EXCITEMENT 活力;兴奋 11. the quality of being active and exciting • 活力;生命力;生气 【SYN】 [u]vitality:
    »This is a great holiday resort that is full of life.
    这里生气勃勃,是一个绝妙的度假胜地。
    ›› IN ART 艺术 12. a living model or a real object or scene that people draw or paint • (绘画的)模特儿,实物,实景:
    »She had lessons in drawing from life.
    她学了实物写生课程。
    »a life class (= six in which art students draw a naked man or woman)
    --› see also [u]still life
    ›› STORY OF LIFE 传记 13. a story of sbˈs life • 生平事迹;传记 【SYN】 biography:
    »She wrote a life of Mozart.
    她写了一部莫扎特的传记。
    ›› IN CHILDRENˈS GAMES 儿童游戏 14. one of a set number of chances before a player is out of a game • (玩游戏者出局前几次机会中的)一次机会:
    »Heˈs lost ten lives, so heˈs only got six left.
    他失去了两次机会,所以只剩下一次了。
    【IDIOMS】 be sbˈs ˈlife • be the most important person or thing to sb • 对某人至关重要的人(或事):
    »My children are my life.
    我这几个孩子就是我的命根子。
    »Writing is his life.
    写作是他的生命。
    bring sb / sth to ˈlife • to make sb / sth more interesting or exciting • 使更有趣;使更生动:
    »The new teacher really brought French to life for us.
    新来的老师给我们把法语教得生动活泼。
    »Flowers can bring a dull room back to life.
    鲜花可使沉闷的房间恢复生气。
    come to ˈlife 1. to become more interesting, exciting or full of activity • 变得更有趣(或使人兴奋);变得活跃:
    »The match finally came to life in the second half.
    比赛在下半场终于精彩起来。
    2. to start to act or move as if alive • (彷佛活着)开始动起来:
    »In my dream all my toys came to life.
    我的玩具在梦里都活过来了。
    for dear ˈlife | for your ˈlife • as hard or as fast as possible • 尽最大努力;拚命;尽快:
    »She was holding on to the rope for dear life.
    她死命抓着那根绳子。
    »Run for your life!
    快跑啊!
    for the ˈlife of you •(informal) however hard you try • 无论怎样努力:
    »I cannot for the life of me imagine why they want to leave.
    我怎么也想像不出他们为什么要走。
    frighten / scare the ˈlife out of sb • to frighten sb very much • 把某人吓得魂不附体;使魂飞魄散 full of ˈbeans / ˈlife • having a lot of energy • 充满活力;精力充沛;生气勃勃 get a ˈlife • (informal) used to tell sb to stop being boring and to do sth more interesting • (让人别再令人厌烦,要做更有趣的事)来点儿有意思的 lay down your ˈlife (for sb / sth) •(literary) to die in order to save sb / sth • (为…)牺牲生命,献身 【SYN】 sacrifice yourself life after ˈdeath • the possibility or belief that people continue to exist in some form after they die • 死后再生 the life and ˈsoul of the party, etc. ( BrE) • the most amusing and interesting person at a party, etc. • (聚会等场合)最活跃风趣的人 life is ˈcheap • (disapproving) used to say that there is a situation in which it is not thought to be important if people somewhere die or are treated badly • 把他人生死视同儿戏;视人性命如草芥;人命不值钱 (have) a life of its ˈown (of an object 物体) • seeming to move or function by itself without a person touching or working it • (具有)自身生命力,原动力 lifeˈs too ˈshort • (informal) used to say that it is not worth wasting time doing sth that you dislike or that is not important • 人生苦短;不可枉费此生 make life ˈdifficult (for sb) • to cause problems for sb • (给某人)惹麻烦,造成困难,出难题 the ˈman / ˈwoman in your life •(informal) the man or woman that you are having a sexual or romantic relationship with • 闯进你生活中的男人/女人 not on your ˈlife • (informal) used to refuse very firmly to do sth • (断然拒绝)决不会 take sbˈs ˈlife • to kill sb • 杀死(某人);取某人的性命 take your (own) ˈlife • to kill yourself • 自杀 take your life in your ˈhands • to risk being killed • 冒生命危险;豁出性命;把脑袋掖在裤腰带上:
    »You take your life in your hands just crossing the road here.
    你在这里过马路简直是冒险玩命。
    thatˈs ˈlife • (informal) used when you are disappointed about sth but know that you must accept it • (表示失望但无可奈何)这就是生活,生活就是这样 where thereˈs ˈlife (, thereˈs ˈhope) •(saying) in a bad situation you must not give up hope because there is always a chance that it will improve • 活着(就有希望);留得青山在(,不怕没柴烧) --› more at bet v., breath, breathe, depart, dog n., end v., fact, fear n., fight v., kiss n., large adj., lease n., light n., matter n., misery, nine, risk v., save v., slice n., spring v., staff n., story, time n., true adj., variety, walk n., way n.
    * * *
    [laif]
    n. 生命, 生活, 一生, 壽命, 生命力, 傳記

    English-Chinese dictionary > life

  • 12 the tree of life

    книжн.
    дерево, древо жизни [этим. библ. Genesis II, 9]

    Birds and mammals, in fact, represent two quite distinct branches of the tree of life, which developed quite independently from reptiles. (J. Huxley, ‘The Birds’, ‘Place in Nature’, Kenk) — Птицы и млекопитающие фактически представляют собой две различные ветви дерева жизни, которые развивались совершенно независимо от рептилий.

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  • fact of life — plural facts of life n 1.) an unpleasant situation that exists and that must be accepted ▪ Mass unemployment seems to be a fact of life nowadays. ▪ Persuading others to accept the hard financial facts of life is not a very popular job. 2.) the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fact of life — fact′ of life′ n. any aspect of human existence that must be acknowledged or regarded as unalterable • facts of life Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • fact of life — 1. facts of life plural : the fundamental physiological processes and reactions involved in sex and reproduction the mistake of bringing up children in ignorance of the facts of life 2. : something that exists and must be taken into consideration …   Useful english dictionary

  • fact of life — facts of life 1) N COUNT You say that something which is not pleasant is a fact of life when there is nothing you can do to change it so you must accept it. Stress is a fact of life from time to time for all of us. 2) N PLURAL: the N If you tell… …   English dictionary

  • fact of life — 1. any aspect of human existence that must be acknowledged or regarded as unalterable: Old age is a fact of life. 2. facts of life, the facts concerning sex, reproduction, and birth: to teach children the facts of life. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • fact of life — noun 1. an event, development, situation, etc., which must be faced as an unalterable reality in life. 2. the facts of life, the details concerning sexual behaviour and reproduction, especially as explained to children …   Australian English dictionary

  • fact of life — Date: 1849 1. something that exists and must be taken into consideration 2. plural the fundamental physiological processes and behavior involved in sex and reproduction …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fact of life — noun Something that cannot be avoided …   Wiktionary

  • (a) fact of life — a fact of life phrase something that you may not like but have to accept because it is always there or always true The need to ration healthcare resources is a fact of life. Thesaurus: truthsynonym Main entry: fact * * * a ˌfact of ˈlif …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) fact of life — an unpleasant fact or situation which people accept because they cannot change it. She grew up in Northern Ireland during the 1970s when violence had become a fact of life. (not used with the) …   New idioms dictionary

  • a fact of life — ► a fact of life something that must be accepted, even if unpalatable. Main Entry: ↑fact …   English terms dictionary

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