新闻热词:偏方

时间:2008-05-25 16:16:21 来源:英语学习网站

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所谓“偏方”即“民间流传不见于医书的药方”,报道中的“folk remedy”指的就是这个意思。“Remedy”在此表示“疗方、疗法”,如:quack remedies(江湖医生的疗方);a good remedy for cold/a good cold remedy(治疗感冒的良药);a remedy against poison(解毒药)。

此外,“偏方”也可写作“folk prescription”。

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