这种游戏最早的名字叫做closh，在它演变为croquet（槌球）之前，还曾叫做pall-mall（铁圈球）。 The oldest name for it is closh and the name it had prior to being croquet was pall-mall.
一个正面的影子正投射在另一个正面上，并象一块黑布似的，盖在园地上。 One of those facades cast its shadow on the other, which fell over the garden like an immense black pall.
我并不想打消你们对数据绑定的兴趣，恰恰相反，我认为它是一种了不起的应用程序。 I don't want to cast a pall on all of you who are interested in data binding -- rather, the contrary.
床的材料为实心松木，有可移动的棺材盖和底座，装饰着手工金属十字架和哥特式把手。 It’s constructed of Solid Pine with a removable top and bottom and adorned with a handmade metal cross and gothic pall bearer handles.
当牧师以祷告结束了他的悼词，一首赞美诗唱响了，抬棺人在棺材架边各就各位。 When the minister had finished his eulogy with prayer a hymn was sung and the pall-bearers took their places beside the bier.
任何组织的权力真空都可能导致激烈的争斗，使恐怖的阴云遍布西西里西部地区。 Any power vacuum in the organisation could lead to a ferocious fight that spreads a pall of terror over western Sicily.
正是这种无法收回的债款负担，不管它会滚多大，和有可能在将来几年内给经济复苏蒙上一层阴影。 It is this bad-debt overhang, however big it turns out to be, that is likely to cast a pall over the recovery for years to come.
一望无际的云幕蒙住了从天顶到地乎线的整个夜空。 An unvaried pall of cloud muffled the whole expanse of sky from zenith to horizon.
放在两个木架上，上面盖了一块盖棺布。 It stands on two trestles, under the pall.
当然了，为了玩槌球，你得有一片绿色的空间。人们曾在伦敦某条小巷上玩铁圈球，后来pall-mall就演变成这条街的名字。 Of course in order to play croquet you need a stretch of green space and the name of the game of pall-mall is what gave the alley where it was played its name.
如果我们处理不当，一种禁欲的风气将会蔓延整个经济领域，抑制消费并打击人们的希望。 If we are not careful, a puritanical pall of disapproval will spread over the economy, vetoing consumption, nixing hope.