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成都美联英语:成功之路

2014-11-07 11:06   类别:语法   来源:   责编:Estelle


  成都美联英语:成功之路

  The Road to Success

  成功之路

  安德鲁.卡耐基

  It is well that young men should begin at the beginning and occupy the most subordinate positions. Many of the leading businessmen of Pittsburgh had a serious responsibility thrust upon them at the very threshold of their career. They were introduced to the broom, and spent the first hours of their business lives sweeping out the office.

  年轻人创业之初,应该从最底层干起,这是件好事。匹兹堡有很多商业巨头,在他们创业之初,都不情愿地肩负过“重任”。他们与扫帚相伴,以打扫办公室的方式度过了他们在商业生涯中最初的日子。

  I notice we have janitors and janitresses now in offices, and our young men unfortunately miss that salutary branch of business education. But if by chance the professional sweeper is absent any morning, the boy who has the genius of the future partner in him will not hesitate to try his hand at the broom. It does not hurt the newest comer to sweep out the office if necessary. I was one of those sweepers myself.

  我注意到我们现在办公室里都有工友,所以很可惜,年轻人就错过了商业教育中这个有益的环节。如果碰巧哪天上午,专职扫地的工友没有来,某个具有未来合伙人气质的年轻人便会毫不犹豫地试着拿起扫帚。新来的员工在必要时,扫扫地也无妨,你并不会因此而有什么损失。我自己就曾经扫过地......

  1.thrust n. 推力,刺,力推 vt.& vi. 插入,推挤,刺

  We thrust our way through the crowd.

  我们用力挤过人群。

  2.threshold n. 界限,门槛,入口,开端

  The treaty will be the threshold of lasting peace.

  这个条约将成为持久和平的开端。

  3.salutary adj. 有益的, 有用的, 有益健康的

  The accident is a salutary reminder of the danger of climbing.

  这一事故有益的一面是提醒了我们攀登活动是有许多危险的。

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