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Emery是美国著名的摇滚乐队,2001年成立于南卡罗来纳州的罗克希尔,他们为了寻找更好的音乐环境,转移到了华盛顿州的西雅图市。这首歌被收录在专辑The Question里,它是热门美剧《越狱》第一季中的插曲。

Artist: Emery
Title: Studying Politics
 
It’s like a pencil with erasers at both ends
pencil: 铅笔 eraser: 橡皮擦 end: 端,端点
I want it all but we’re dealing in percents
deal in: 讨论,谈及 percent: 百分比,百分率
And these activities that you have engaged in
activity: 活动 be engaged in: 忙于
This is the politics of seeing you dance with him
politics: 政治手腕,政治手法
 
We began with concluding remarks
begin with: 为起点,从着手 concluding remarks: 结束语 concluding: 结束的remark: 评论
Break up the pieces and examine the parts
break up: 打碎,粉碎 piece: 碎片 examine: 检查,仔细观察 part: 部分,零件
Your words always cut when they cliche
cut: 严重地伤人感情,得罪人 cliche: 陈词滥调
But here’s my knife because I came for the buffet
come for: 气势汹汹地走来,跑来 buffet: 搏斗,斗争
 
This is the way it goes
With you a-part of it
Nervously saying words
nervously: 焦急地
That oh so tightly fit
tightly: 紧紧地,坚固地 fit: 适合的
A mark beneath the chin
mark: 疤痕 beneath: 下面 chin: 下巴
(Uh, Uh)
I’ve caught you once again
once again: 再一次
 
It’s in the way you sell every word and phrase
in the way: 多余的,无用的 sell: 说服,劝接受 phrase: 短语,习语
And leaving me to know how much the meaning weighs
meaning: 含义,意思 weigh: 具有重要性,有影响力
Saying that but meaning this
(Uh, Uh)
Using hands for emphasis
emphasis: 强调
(Oh Ho)
(Oh Ho)
(Oh Ho)
(Oh Ho)
(Oh Ho)
(Oh Ho)
(Oh Ho)
 
If you’d like to think that you’re the best part of me
best part of: 大半的,大部分的
But I confess there is nothing left of you here
confess: 坦白,承认 nothing left: 荡然无存
(Nothing left of you here)
These parallels and silly games
parallel: 相匹敌的物(或人),对手 silly: 愚蠢的
Hide your face and say the name
hide: 隐藏
Say the name
(Say the name)
 
This is the way it goes
With you a-part of it
Nervously saying words
That oh so tightly fit
A mark beneath the chin
(Uh Uh)
And I’ve caught you once again
 
It’s in the way you sell every word and phrase
And leaving me to know how much the meaning weighs
Saying that but meaning this
(Uh Uh)
Your tears for emphasis
tear: 眼泪
 
(Ahhhh)
There’s that smile again
smile: 微笑
(There’s that smile again)
You fake it and I follow you right in
fake: 假装,佯装 follow: 跟随,追逐
What a fool I've been to fall for it each time
fool: 傻瓜,笨蛋 fall for: 信以为真 each time: 每次
This is the way it goes
With you a-part of it
Nervously saying words
That oh so tightly fit
It’s in the way you sell every word and phrase
And leaving me to know how much the meaning weighs
 
This is the way it goes
With you a-part of it
Nervously saying words
That oh so tightly fit
It’s in the way you sell every word and phrase
And leaving me to know how much the meaning weighs
(Oh Ho)
(Oh Ho)
(Oh Ho)
(Oh Ho)
(Oh Ho)
 
(You said you wouldn't tell a soul)
soul: 灵魂
Black dress and those eyes are telling white, white lies
black dress: 黑色礼服【西方人最为崇尚的传统服装】 tell lies: 说谎 white lie: 小小的谎话(不怀恶意的谎话)
White, white lies
Black dress and those eyes are telling white, white lies
White, white lies
 
词汇解析:Emily   校对:Cockeye
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deal in: 讨论,谈及
activity: 活动
be engaged in: 忙于
politics: 政治手腕,政治手法
begin with: 以…为起点,从…着手
concluding remarks: 结束语
concluding: 结束的
remark: 评论
break up: 打碎,粉碎
examine: 检查,仔细观察
cut: 严重地伤人感情,得罪人
cliche: 陈词滥调
come for: 气势汹汹地走来,跑来
buffet: 搏斗,斗争
nervously: 焦急地
tightly: 紧紧地,坚固地
mark: 疤痕
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