设为首页收藏本站--- 驰名中外的国际土木工程技术交流平台!

东南西北人

 找回密码
 注册

QQ登录

只需一步,快速开始

总共8816条微博

动态微博

本站帖子精华之精华汇总 Best of the Best英语口语、听力、翻译、考试学习经验交流与探讨1000多土木工程类行业软件、计算表格和计算工具免费下载东南西北人网站QQ精英群 QQ189615688
中国土木工程师手册(上中下)东南西北人英文资料走马观花500多专业手册、工程手册100多个专业词典大汇总
如何获取积分和金币?精彩施工和土木工程技术视频东南西北人英汉对照资料汇总各版块精彩讨论贴汇总!
查看: 272|回复: 2

既实用又时尚的英语口语

[复制链接]
鲜花(4) 鸡蛋(0)
吉米 发表于 2015-9-11 20:59:16 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式
本帖最后由 三T上人 于 2016-7-22 20:07 编辑 <br /><br />1.get the hang of 学会了某事(to succeed in learning how to do something after practising it)
例句:
I finally got the hang of this Macbook.
我最终学会了如何使用这台苹果笔记本电脑。
2.on fire 本意是着火,在口语中常用来表示一个人状态特别好,手感特别好,表现得很好,也可以用来形容一个事物非常好
例句:
Damn, that party was on fire.
我去,那派对简直太赞。
You are on fire today.
你今天状态特别好啊。
3. put your foot in your mouth 无意中说错了话而伤害了别人
例句:
I certainly put my foot in my mouth at the party last night when I asked Mister Brown to say hello to his wife for me. Somehow I’d forgotten that his wife died six months ago.
我昨晚在那个聚会上无意中说错了话。我让布朗先生替我向他的太太问好。不知怎么回事,我忘了他太太已经在半年前去世了。
4.a kick in the teeth 当你需要帮忙的时候被他人很无理很粗暴的对待、突然的挫折
例句:
The Government's decision is a real kick in the teeth for the unions.
政府的决定是对工会的重大打击.
Not being accepted by colleges is surely a kick in the teeth for an excellent student like Kate.
对像凯特这样优秀的学生来说,不被大学录取肯定是一个重大打击。
5.Chances are pretty good (that)... 很有可能...,后面表述原因,
例句:
Alone on Instagram? Chances are pretty good your pictures suck.
你的Instagram没人气?很可能是因为你的照片太挫了。
Got no boyfriend? Chances are pretty good you're ugly.
木有男友?很可能因为你太丑了。
6.pay through the nose, 花高价钱买某物( if you pay through the nose for something, you pay more than the usual price for it)
例句:
If you bring a car into the city, you have to pay through the nose for parking it.
如果你要开车去城市里就得花高价钱停车。
7.feel the pinch 赚的钱比以前少了,手头比较拮据、经济出现困难(to have problems with money because you are earning less than before)
例句:
When her husband lost his job, she really started to feel the pinch.
当他老公丢了工作以后,她真正开始感到手头拮据了。
8.weak at the knees 很强烈的情绪(惊吓、激动等)使得自己都无法站稳
例句:
The very thought of jumping off the bridge made him go weak at the knees.
想到要跳下桥他吓得腿都软了。
She felt weak at the knees every time he spoke to her.
每次他跟她讲话她都难以自已。
9.waiting in the wings: wings原本是指剧院里演员等候上台的地方,字面意思是等待上台表演,如今引申为做好准备等待机遇的到来,( to be ready to be used or employed,)
例句:
They say Bob will be fired and I'm waiting in the wings to take over.
据说鲍勃将被辞掉,我坐等接任他的职位。
10.no sweat 这个俚语意思就相当于no problem,no difficulty; do not worry,
例句:
Of course I can have your laptop repaired by noon. No sweat.
我当然可以在中午前把你的笔记本电脑修好。没问题不用担心。
11.get to the bottom of something 搞清楚某事,彻查某事,(to get an understanding of the causes of something)
例句:
There is clearly something wrong here, and I need to get to the bottom of it.
这显然有什么不对的地方,我们需要彻底搞清楚。
12.put up or shut up 要么行动要么就闭嘴,有点类似于网上流行的“You can you up, no can no bb. 你行你上啊,不行别逼逼”
例句:
You keep saying you're going to ask her out. Well, put up or shut up.
你一直说要约她去约会,那么,要么行动起来,要么就别逼逼。

SOSO.CC
鲜花(69) 鸡蛋(0)
zspkd 发表于 2015-9-14 11:05:33 | 显示全部楼层
本帖最后由 三T上人 于 2016-7-22 20:08 编辑 <br /><br />时尚!

SOSO.CC
鲜花(7) 鸡蛋(0)
zlz1999 发表于 2019-10-2 15:20:32 | 显示全部楼层
您需要登录后才可以回帖 登录 | 注册

本版积分规则

QQ|关于我们|QQ即时充值|站点统计|手机版|小黑屋|百宝箱|留言|咨询|微信订阅|QQ189615688|东南西北人

GMT+8, 2019-10-23 00:26 , Processed in 0.186378 second(s), 40 queries .

Powered by Discuz! X3.2

© 2001-2013 Comsenz Inc.

快速回复 返回顶部 返回列表