Translation of English Idioms From the Perspective of Cultural Context



The English language is particularly noted for its wealth of idioms—those ways of expressions peculiar to the dialect of a language that frequently disobey logical and grammatical rules. Idioms are the most precious part of the culture heritage, they not only carry the information they want to express, but also the special language pleasant impression. A good idiom, often gives rise to endless association of ideas, let the readers think deeply in the sprit it contains. Sometimes some English idioms are similar to Chinese idioms, and then it is easy to translate it into Chinese. But most of the time, they are quite different from Chinese idioms, there is no corresponding terms exist, and then we should take some means into consideration.


Idioms; Culture; Translation; Means

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