Sunday, January 18, 2009

Tips for writing papers

think outside the box
これまでとは全く違った観点で考える

He succeeds because he always thinks outside the box.
かれはいつも違う観点で考えてるから成功できるよ。

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Comment:
Someone who thinks outside the box is very creative.

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pay attention to details
細かいことに注意する

She's never made a mistake since she always pays attention to the details.
いつも細かいことに注意するおかげで彼女は間違ったことがない。

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Comment:
I tend not to do this well enough.

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Slow and steady wins the race.
急がば回れ。

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Comment:
This originates from one of Aesop's fables where a turtle that moved slowly but constantly beat a rabbit who ran fast but took breaks to the finish line. Though I still think fast and steady is the best...

1 comment:

TANAKA said...

"thinks outside the box"ってかっこいいな