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Change log entry 68841
Processed by: richwarm (2020-01-12 09:14:51 GMT)
Comment: << review queue entry 64861 - submitted by 'sl89' >>
【Wenlin】
s[tative].v[erb]. worthwhile
| 买新车不上算。
| It's not worthwhile buying a new car.
v[erb]. fall into a trap

【LAC】
合算;不吃亏。
| 不~
| 自己亲手做菜,挺~
| 搭公车比开车~许多。

【MoE】
1. 合算、占便宜。
| 《二十年目睹之怪现状.第八四回》:「那和尚与流痞,以为一只指头的地,卖他四十元,很是上算的。」
2. 上当,中人的计谋。
|《儒林外史.第一五回》:「他原来结交我是要借我骗胡三公子!幸得胡家时运高,不得上算。」
3. 上等的计策。
| 《隋书.卷三七.梁睿传》:「所以周无上算,汉收下策,以其倏来忽往,云屯雾散,强则骋其犯塞,弱又不可尽除故也。」
| 《文明小史.第三九回》:「还仗老父台设法,请他们移营到高家集去,实为上算。」

省了力气,而且进钱,他觉得非常的上算。
Anything that brought in cash with the least amount of effort was a good bargain.
老舍《骆驼祥子》

我给你想想看:你要是娶了她,在外面租间房,还是不上算; 房租,煤灯炭火都是钱,不够。
Here's my idea. You can't afford to marry her and rent a room outside, because rent, coal and lamp-oil all cost money and you wouldn't have enough.
老舍《骆驼祥子》

安装这些机器要花的钱相当多,但从长远来说是上算的。
It has been rather costly to install the machinery, but it should pay off in the long run.

拋下聯考枷鎖的同時,我們不免也失去了聯考的簡便性與大致的公平性,卻可以在人生的育成期就開始培養思考能力與自主性。或者我們不會再看到三級貧戶變總統,但我們可能會有更多的各種階層出身的思想家、藝術家、文學家、體育家……而或者我們根本不需要成為什麼「家」,每個人都能在自我的環境中得到安定與滿足,不管做什麼、在哪裡﹔我們也可以像宋代大儒朱熹一樣,享受「天光雲影共徘徊」的單純讀書樂。想想看,這是不是一個更上算的選擇?
Perhaps we may not, as a result, get another president from such a disadvantaged background. But perhaps we will have thinkers, artists, writers, and athletes, from all kinds of social backgrounds. Or perhaps we needn't become any particular thing; maybe each individual can find stability and satisfaction in his or her own space, no matter what they are doing and where. Perhaps, like Zhu Xi, the Song dynasty thinker whose life we also examine in this issue, we can just feel the pure joy of learning. Wouldn't that be the best choice of all?

‘犯不上,你们还是不剪上算,——等一等罢。’
'Because cutting it off is just not worth the trouble.' (Lyell)
“It's not worth it . Better not cut them off—wait a while.” (Yangs)
"It's not worth the trouble, right now. Just wait a bit. (Lovell)
鲁迅《头发的故事》
Diff:
+ 上算 上算 [shang4 suan4] /to be worthwhile/to be worth it/
By MDBG 2020
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