可是，不能说我渴望成为一个专栏作家。 I can’t say I aspired to be a columnist, however.
西蒙.考尔金是一个作家和编辑，他作为专栏作家为《观察家》管理版块工作了16年，写作的主题从摇滚乐一直到银行业崩溃。 Simon Caulkin is a writer and editor who for 16 years was the Observer's management columnist, writing on subjects ranging from rock 'n' roll to the banking crisis.
如果你像我一样，曾经是专栏作家，你就能了解这是多么了不起的一件事了。 The immensity of this accomplishment is easier to appreciate if you’ve been a columnist yourself, as I have been.
在这样的地方作一个专栏作家实在让人兴奋。 Being a columnist at a place like this can be exhilarating.
可现在，一位专栏作家为了回报一大笔钱，就为一项有争议的法令说好话，这是伪装成评论界精英意见的宣传鼓噪。 Here was a columnist saying nice things about a controversial piece of legislation in return for a hefty chunk of cash. This was propaganda masquerading as an expression of critical intelligence.
另一个是主题的选择和报道的偏见；这位田纳西州的专栏作家想提高的自己的技艺，却在大肆抨击自己觉得不好的东西。 The other is the choice of topic and the slant of the reporting; the Tennessee columnist wanted to promote his own craft while slamming something he considered inferior.
其实她很漂亮，但不幸的是，临床医学家和专栏作家相处得并不好。 A very nice women, actually. Unfortunately, therapists and humor columnist do not get along very well.
她从业务版面点了一个专栏作家的有趣的引用。 She spots an interesting quote from a columnist in the business section.
《新闻日报》十分关心北爱问题的专栏作家吉米.布雷斯林写道：“你想说什么都行，就是不要说他退出。” Newsday columnist Jimmy Breslin, who cared a lot about the Irish issue, wrote, Say what you want, but do not say that he quits.
于丽雅拉蒂尼娜，一位俄专栏作家写到“这么多年以来，我第一次感到我并不为我的国家感到羞愧”。 “For the first time in many years I do not feel ashamed for my country, ” wrote Yulia Latynina, a Russian columnist.