Blue (bluedelirium) wrote in linguaphiles,

chinese speech questions

Hello! I'm doing a spot of translation and I was wondering if some Chinese readers in this community would mind helping me out on one point.

This is the sentence in question:


The first part is pretty straightforward, but though I've heard the last expression I don't really know how to parse it here, and the middle part is just kind of escaping me completely-- something about thirty years ago?

Any help on this would be greatly appreciated! :)

  • Interpretation of the Legend

    (inscriptions on the Kushan Kingdom coins / надписи на монетах Кушанского царства)

  • Spanish query

    I would be most grateful if anyone could help me out with a Spanish idiom, an expression appearing in a discussion of torture from the late 18th…

  • A very strange Etruscan inscription

    Chiusi is a small town in Italy (province of Siena, Tuscany). And once it was one of the most powerful centers of the Etruscan League of 12 cities.…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded