用中文说: "Guesstimation"

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用中文说: "Guesstimation"

Guesstimation

【中文】猜想、估算

    Cāixiǎng, gūsuàn

【解释】An estimate based on a mixture of guesswork and calculation

【例句】

- You'd better do more research. What I told you about how much you are going to spend on visiting San Francisco is just a guesstimation. I believe things have changed after 

so many years.

 这次去旧金山究竟要花多少钱,你最好再研究一下,我告诉你的只是估算,毕竟过去这么多年了,很多情况都已经发生了改变。

 Zhè cì qù Jiùjīnshān jiùjìng yào huā duōshǎo qián, nǐ zuì hǎo zài yánjiū yīxià, wǒ gàosù nǐ de zhǐshì gūsuàn, bìjìng guòqù zhème duōniánle, hěnduō qíngkuàng dōu yǐjīng fāshēngle gǎibiàn.

- Guesstimation is based on rule of thumb. It helps but we can't rely on it.

  大概估算是基于经验,它可以帮助我们判断,但我们不能依赖它。

 Dàgài gūsuàn shì jīyú jīngyàn, tā kěyǐ bāngzhù wǒmen pànduàn, dàn wǒmen bùnéng yīlài tā.

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