翻译练习3:郑人买履
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郑人买履

郑人有欲买履者,先自度其足,而置之其坐。至之市,而忘操之。已得履,谓曰:“吾忘持度。”返归取之。及返,市罢,遂不得履。

人曰:“何不试之以足?”

曰:“宁信度,无自信也。”

原文:郑人买履

译文:Buying Shoes

原文:郑人有欲买履者,

译文:himself a pair of shoes.

原文:先自度其足,而置之其坐。

译文:on his seat.

原文:至之市,而忘操之。

译文:didn’t realize that he had forgotten to bring it until he arrived at the market.

原文:已得履,谓曰:“吾忘持度。”

译文:, “Pity that I forgot to bring the ruler .”

原文:返归取之。

译文:So he went back for it.

原文:及返,市罢,遂不得履。

译文:When he returned to the market again, it had already been closed, so he failed

to get the shoes.

原文:人曰:“何不试之以足?”

译文:“Why not try them on with your own feet”, asked a passer-by.

原文:曰:“宁信度,无自信也。”

译文:“trust my feet”, he answered.