【职场人际口语 谈理想】A real pain in the ass

令人很头疼

2019-02-22
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So Clara just left?

克莱拉走了吗

 

She was as big as a house

她肥的跟猪似的

 

Is Torkelson going to marry her?

托肯森会娶她吗

 

He’s probably just looking the other way

他或许是故意装作不知道吧

 

People do that around here all the time

这里经常有人那么干

 

I swear I found out after you did

我发誓我比你晚知道这事

 

It came from McCann

那是麦肯公司的要求

 

So did your millions of dollars

你的巨额资金也是他们给的啊

 

You know. I didn’t really get millions of dollars

我并不能得到一笔巨额资金

 

I mean, eventually

或许最终是会得到

 

But stepped out in smaller increments to stay under that top tax threshold

但我每次只会领取一点点以规避最高所得税起征点

Increment /'ɪŋkrəmənt/n. [数] 增量;增加;增额;盈余

Threshold /'θrɛʃhold/n. 入口;门槛;开始;极限;临界值

 

I might have to buy an apartment building to hold onto any of it and then I’ve got to be a landlord

我或许得买一栋公寓楼 才能留得住那些钱,然后我就成了一个房东

 

Sounds like a real pain in the ass

听上去真是件令人很头疼的事呢

 

Look. I was caught by surprise

听着 我当时也很惊讶

 

But I didn’t know your history with McCann

但我并不知道你和麦肯公司的历史过节

 

What did you do over there

你在那边干了什么事啊

 

I never fit in I’m not Irish

我一直融入不进去 我不是爱尔兰人

 

I’m not Catholic. I can read

我不是天主教徒 我识字

 

Well, it’s good you’re playing ball or you’d have no future

幸好你还会打球,否则你就没有未来了

 

In advertising maybe

或许在广告行业是没有


You have other plans

你有其他的打算吗

 

Well, I may have let it go for a while but damned if I don’t have something to write about now

我或许放弃了这个爱好一段时间,但是我现在有很多猛料可以写

 

No, this world is boring

不 广告界太无聊了

 

You should write an adventure story

你应该写冒险故事

 

I mean do you know how great you’re gonna look on a book jacket?

你知道你在书套上会有多么夺人眼球吗

 

I’ve thought about it

我考虑过

 

I’ve a hell of a lot better at it than I ever was at this

相比广告这行,我还是更擅长写作

 

Good for you

好样的

 

I’m envious

我真羡慕

 

I thought I was really changing my life when I went out to California

当年我去加利福尼亚时真以为我在改变自己的人生

 

Of course now it sort of feels like a dream

当然了 现在感觉那是一个梦

 

But at the time, it felt so real

但是在当时 感觉是那么逼真

 

Well, that’s you. I guess

我猜你是这样的吧

 

I know. Look, here I am

我知道 瞧瞧 现在我在这里

 

And you know what?

你知道吗

 

If you get tired of the writing

如果你厌倦写作了

 

I hope you know you can always use my name

你永远可以亮出我的名头

 

I have nothing but good things to say about you

我对你只有正面评价

 

I appreciate that

谢谢你的好意

 

Jesus, Fillmore Auto Parts?

天啊 菲尔摩尔汽车零部件公司

 

You trying to give me stuff we don’t even have anymore?

你想把我们已经失去的客户都塞给我吗?


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