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拉动经济增长 fuel economic growth
拉关系 try to curry favor with
垃圾融资 junk financing
垃圾债券 junk bond
拉拉队 cheering squad
拉拉队长 "cheer-leader, rooter king"
拉尼娜现象 La Nina phenomenon
拉选票 seek a vote
来电显示电话机 caller ID telephone
来料加工 process materials supplied by clients; accept customers' materials for processing
蓝筹股 blue chips
蓝牙技术 bluetooth
劳动合同制 labor contract system
老少边穷地区 "former revolutionary base areas, areas inhabited by minority nationalities, remote and border areas and poverty-stricken areas "
老生常谈,陈词滥调 cut and dried, cliché
老油条 wily old bird; old slicker
老字号 an old and famous shop or enterprise
篱笆墙 barriers/ blockage to inter-regional trading
利改税 substitution of tax payment for profit delivery
利好因素 wrinkle
理货公司 tally company
利基 niche
礼尚往来 Courtesy calls for reciprocity.
立体农业 three-dimensional agriculture
礼仪小姐 ritual girl
联产承包责任制 system of contracted responsibility linking remuneration to output; contract system with remuneration linked to output
连带责任 joint liability
联合国环境署 UNEP (United Nations Environment Program)
联合国会费 the UN membership dues (fee)
联合国开发计划署 UNDP (United Nations Development Program)
联合国粮农组织 FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation)
联合兼并 conglomeration and merger of enterprises
联合联络小组 joint liaison group
联合投标 syndicated tender
廉洁奉公,以正治国 " (of an official) clean and devoted, and govern the state with his own example of uprightness "
练摊 to be a vendor
联想集团 Legend Group
连续抽烟的人 chain smoker
廉政公署 Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC)
廉政建设 construction of a clean and honest administration
廉政、勤政、务实、高效政府 "an honest, diligent, pragmatic and efficient government "
两岸直航促进会 Association for Promotion of Cross-Straits Direct Transportation
两弹一艇 "A-bomb, H-bomb and nuclear-powered submarine"
两个对等的政治实体 two equal political entities
两个文明一起抓 place equal emphasis on material and ethical progress
粮食收购部门 (government's) grain procurement (purchasing) agencies
两手抓两手都要硬 We must address ourselves to the problem of both material and spiritual civilization(both material as well as culture and ideological progress) without any letup.
两手抓,两手都要硬 grasp both links at the same time and attach sufficient importance to both
两思(致富思源,富而思进) to think of the source of getting rich and of making progress after becoming affluence
良性循环 virtuous circle
粮油关系 grain and oil rationing registration
两院院士 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering
《聊斋志异》 Strange Tales of a Lonely Studio
劣等品 shoddy goods; substandard goods; lemon (informal)
猎头公司 head-hunting company
临时主教练 caretaker coach
零和博奕 zero-sum game; zero game
另类音乐,非正统音乐 alternative music
零配件 spare and accessory parts
领头羊 bellwether
留得青山在,不怕没柴烧 "Where there is life, there is hope."
流动人口 transient population
流动图书馆 travelling library; bookmobile
流星雨 meteor shower
留学咨询 consulting on the study abroad
六艺:礼、乐、射、御、书、数 "six classical arts: rites, music, archery, riding, writing, arithmetic"
留职停薪 retain the job but suspend the salary
龙头产品 flagship product
(行业中的)龙头老大 leading enterprise; flagship of the industry
路演 road show
乱集资、乱摊派、乱收费 "unwarranted pooling of funds, arbitrary requisition of donations and exaction of fees from enterprises "
乱收费、乱摊派、乱罚款 "arbitrary charges, fund-raising quotas and fines"
论文答辩 (thesis) oral defense
《论语》 Analects of Confucius
轮值主席 chairman on duty
裸机 bare mobile phone
绿地覆盖率 forest coverage rate
绿化 afforestation
绿色奥运,科技奥运,人文奥运 green, high-tech and people friendly Olympic Games
绿色急救通道 emergency green path
绿色食品 green food
旅行结婚 have a honeymoon trip