今日短语:一字不差 To the letter

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2015-5-19 11:05

一字不差
To the letter

【今日短语】

短语 to the letter 的意思是一字不差的严格执行或遵守规定。

【例句】

1. The soldier obeyed his commander's orders to the letter - and it cost him his life.

2. I'll give you my special cake recipe – but if you want it to turn out well, you must follow it to the letter. Don't change anything at all.

请注意: The letter of the law 这个表达的意思是法律的条文,尤其是指其字面的意义。

【例句】

1. The judge's decision was criticised by the newspapers. They said he was too strict and had stuck to the letter of the law even though the criminal was very sorry.

【今日小常识】

Braille is a system of writing where patterns of raised dots represent letters of the alphabet and punctuation marks, allowing blind people to read by feeling the raised dots. It was invented in 1821 by Louis Braille, who lost his sight when he was three years old.

Braille 盲文,是一个靠突起的点儿来代表字母和标点符号的书写方式。盲人可以靠触摸这些凸字来进行阅读。盲文是由 Louis Braille 在1821年创造的。

(via BBC英伦网)