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2013PETS阅读:爱和自己说谎话
1. “I’m going to wake up early and get a head start on my day.”
“我明天打算早起。让一天有个好的开始。”

What You Mean: I will incorporate the sound of my alarm clock into my dreams and hit snooze 30 times before being late for work.
你的意思是:我会把闹钟的声音融合到我的梦中,被闹醒后再贪睡大概30次,直到起晚了上班迟到。

2. “I’m definitely going to the gym after work.”
“我下班后一定要去健身。”

What You Mean: OMG, literally 50 unexpected errands just came up that are all non-urgent but I absolutely should do immediately. Too bad about the gym, huh.
你的意思是:哦天呐,多出了50件必须做的事!虽然都不紧急,但我还是应该立刻处理。真糟糕没时间去健身了。

3. “I’m going to start writing down all my expenses and spending less money.”
“我会把所有的开销都记下来,节省开支。”

What You Mean: I’m going to keep track of the money I spend on rent and toilet paper and conveniently forget my reckless, expanding party budget.
你的意思是:我会把房租和买卫生纸用的钱记下来,然后轻易地忘记我在派对上挥霍的钱。

4. “Of course I’m TOTALLY over him!”
“当然,我已经完全忘记他了!”

What You Mean: If you were to wander into my bedroom at 4 a.m., you would find me on his Facebook profile…in a photo album from December 2009.
你的意思是:如果你正好凌晨4点来卧室拜访我,你会发现我在看他的脸书网个人资料……在看他2009年12月起建立的相册。

5. “OK, but this time I’m serious. I’m NEVER texting her/him again.”
“好吧,不过这一次我是认真的。我绝不会再发短信给他了。”

What You Mean: I will most certainly, definitely, assuredly text her/him again. Then I will delete the evidence. TOO BAD YOU CAN’T DELETE SHAME AND REGRET.
你的意思是:我确定一定以及肯定会发短信给他。并且我会删除发件箱里的记录。真可惜我不能把自己的羞愧和懊悔一起删除掉。

6.“OK, but seriously, it’s time to catch up on the classics. Jane Austen, here I come!”

“好吧,不过说真的,是时候读点经典文学了。简·奥斯丁,我来啦!”

What You Mean: Just realized I could sound just as smart by just watching the movies. Colin Firth, here I come!
你的意思是:我刚意识到我看原著改编的电影照样可以附庸文雅。科林·弗思,我来啦!

7. “I’m going to clean my apartment right after work today, it’s getting kinda gross.”
“我今天下班一回到家就开始打扫,我的公寓脏的有点恶心了。”

What You Mean: I’m going to push a couple of hairballs around and take out that pizza box… Then I’m going to get distracted by literally anything.
你的意思是:我会把几个头发线球摆弄一下,拿走匹萨盒子……然后我会因为各种事情分心忘记打扫的计划。

8. “I’m going to take fewer naps and do more work.”
“我要少睡觉,多做事。”

What You Mean: Zzzzzzzzz.
你的意思是:呼噜呼噜呼噜睡一觉。

9. “Just one more episode.”
“就再多看一集。”

What You Mean: At some point in the next seven hours, I will fall asleep with my laptop on my face, and I will hate myself in the morning.
在接下来的7小时中的某个时刻,我会面朝笔记本睡着,第二天早晨我会后悔不迭。

10. “I’m going to master a foreign language.”
“我要掌握一门外语。”

What You Mean: I’m going to learn how to curse and order food in a foreign language.
你的意思是:我要学习怎么用外语骂人和点餐。