I had learned in my youth to play a little upon the spinet. 年轻时我曾学过弹几下古钢琴。
Would you expand upon the matter a little further? 请你再进一步谈谈这件事好吗?
A little crack detracts from the value of the vase. 小小的裂痕减损那个花瓶的价值。
I reckon the girl is a little bit boyish. 这想这个女孩有点男孩子气。
A terrible silence descended upon the whole hall. 一阵可怕的寂静突然笼罩着整个厅堂。
I think this was his greatness;he took human life largely as it was, and intruded himself as little upon the general scheme of things as he did upon the characters of his plays. 我想这正是他的伟大之处，他对人生秉著顺其自然的态度，他对生活之事的干涉和改动很少，正如他对戏剧人物那样。