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2016-3-9 17:8:38

40个地道英语习语(1),你学习了吗?

如果有人对你说“You rock”,你可千万不要以为是让你“滚”的意思。“You rock”其实是一句赞叹,相当于说“You are really great”。今天我们继续为大家奉上英语人士常用的习语。

1. you rock 你真棒

Thanks for the tickets, Rob. You rock!

罗布,谢谢你提供的票。你真厉害!

2. cut sb some slack 给(某人)方便;对(某人)网开一面

- Andrew's late again.

- 安德鲁又迟到了。

- Cut him some slack - his wife's just had a baby." 

- 对他就网开一面吧——他妻子刚生小孩。”

3. come out swinging 开始相互攻击

After a day off, Hillary and Trump this morning again launched another hard week of campaigning, and they both came out swinging.

休息了一天后,希拉里和特朗普今早又开始了为期一周的艰苦竞选旅程,两人又开始互掐。

4. go up in flames 毁于一旦,受到重创

His career went up in flames when he was jailed for theft. 

他因为偷盗坐牢后事业受到了重创。

5. pull yourself together 恢复镇定;控制自己

I understand you’ve had a bad day, but pull yourself together and get on with your job, will you? 

我知道你这一天过得很糟,但你一定要振作起来,工作还得继续,不是吗?

6. crunch time 关键时刻

I’m not getting enough sleep these days. It’s crunch time at work. 

我最近睡眠不够。正赶上工作的关键时期。

7. once in a blue moon 少有地

My sister lives in Alaska, so I only see her once in a blue moon. 

我姐姐住在阿拉斯加,所以我很少去看她。

8. tar sb with the same brush 认为……是一丘之貉

Because they worked so closely in the same department, John was tarred with the same brush as Tim. 

由于在同一个部门工作,关系又非常密切,约翰被认为跟蒂姆是一路人。

9. hang in there 坚持住;挺住

Work can get tough in the middle of a term but hang on in there and it'll be OK. 

到了学期中间功课会变得很难,但坚持下去就会好的。

10. shoot from the hip 鲁莽行动(或讲话)

Miss Lee, I have to apologize for shooting from the hip and yelling at you for losing the papers. I was in a big hurry and forgot I left them right here in my drawer.

李小姐,我必须向你道歉。我由于找不到文件而对你发火太鲁莽了。当时我实在着急,忘了是我自己把文件放在这儿抽屉里的。


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