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Chinese English
GSM雙頻制式流動電話用戶 GSM dual band mobile phones
一條龍學校 "through-train" school
人盾 human shields
人質 hostage
人鏈 human chain
三農問題 The three rural issues (in China) [san nong - agriculture, peasants, and rural areas]
小隊 squad
中央情報局 (中情局) [美國] Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) [US]
什葉派激進領袖薩德爾 Radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr
公立學校 public-sector schools
凶殺案 homicide
分區助理指揮官 Assistant Divisional Commander
巴格達 Baghdad
手榴彈 grenades
包二奶 keep a "concubine"
卡爾巴拉 Karbala
左派/右派 Leftist/rightist
民主倒董力量 Anti-Tung Solidarity
行人專用區 Pedestrian zone
行政主導體制 Executive-led system
汽油彈 petrol bombs
私人參建居屋計劃 Private Sector Participation Scheme (PSPS)
狙擊手 sniper
阿拉伯卡塔爾半島電視台 Arabic television station Al Jazeera
阿爾蓋達領袖拉登 al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden
非教學部門職系基本職級人員調任學校計劃 Scheme of Voluntary Postings to Schools for Non-teaching Departmental Grade Officers at Basic Rank
保護伊拉克人權利聯盟 League for the Defence of Iraqis’ Rights
俘虜 captive
哈馬斯組織領袖亞辛 Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, leader of (the Palestinian militant group) Hamas
建議如非必要,別前往伊拉克 advise against all but the most essential travel to Iraq
持續進修基金 Continuing Education Fund
派遣自衛隊 To dispatch convoy
香港青年高峰會 Hong Kong Youth Summit
香港政改的啟動權 The power to initiate constitutional reform in Hong Kong
香港教區副主教

陳志明神父

Vicar-general of the Hong Kong Diocese

Father Dominic Chan Chi-ming

香港電影金像獎 Hong Kong Film Awards
倫常慘劇 family tragedy
殉職 Die in the line of duty
租者置其屋 Tenant Purchase Scheme
逃稅 Tax Dodge
停火/休戰 cease-fire, truce
停火協議 Truce
區域教育服務處 Regional Education Offices
情況危殆 In a critical condition
教育統籌局常任秘書長羅范椒芬 Permanent Secretary for Education and Manpower Fanny Law
教師借調計劃 Teacher Secondment Exercise
教統局員工交流計劃 Staff Interflow Schemes of the Education & Manpower Bureau
統一戰線 uniform battle line
被殺及遭肢解 (Be) killed and mutilated 
被蒙眼 blindfolded
設立關卡 erect obstacles 
最後通牒 ultimatum
博彩稅條例 Betting Duty Ordinance
喘息空間 breathing space
智囊團 Brain trust/think tank
塔斯曼尼亞島 Tasmania
綁架者 Abductors/kidnapper
跨職系員工調配計劃 Cross-grade Posting Scheme
電訊管理局 The Office of Telecommunications Authority (OFTA)
撤回訴訟 withdraw the suit (lawsuit). 
種族滅絕 Genocide
遜尼派抵抗戰士 Sunni insurgents
遜尼派教士 Sunni cleric 
廣播事務管理局 Broadcasting Authority
樞紐 hub
駝鳥政策 Ostrichism
燒炭自殺 Charcoal-burning suicide
錫安教會 Church of Zion
頻譜 waveband
聯軍臨時政府 Coalition Provisional Authority
還政於民 Power be restored to the people
雙氧水 Hydrogen peroxide
鐵馬 Metal barricade
驗屍 Autopsy