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10 个有趣的英语习语的用法不知道就太 low 啦! 1. The lights are on but nobody’s home – used to describe a stupid person. 灯亮着却没人在家——用于描述很愚蠢的人。 Example: She really has no clue- the lights are on but nobody’s home! 例子:她完全抓不着头绪——脑子笨的像头猪。 2. When pigs fly – about something that will never happen. 除非猪都会飞了——表示某事永远都不会发生,绝无可能。 Example: Yea, right! You will get Taylor Swift to ask you on a date when pigs fly! 例子:对的!等猪都会飞了你就会得到泰勒.斯威夫特的约会邀请。 3. To have Van Gogh’s ear for music – to be tone deaf .(Van Gogh only had one ear!) 用梵高的耳朵听音乐——音痴。 (梵高只有一只耳朵! ) Example: Xavi really shouldn’t play the piano- he has Van Gogh’s ear for music. 例子:哈维真不该弹钢琴——他简直就是个音痴。 4. To pig out – to eat a lot very quickly. 狼吞虎咽——快速吃掉很多东西。 Example: After the marathon, the runners pigged out at a dinner buffet. 例子:马拉松跑完后,参赛者们在自助餐晚宴上狼吞虎咽。 5. Everything but the kitchen sink – almost everything has been included. 除了厨房里的水槽什么都有——几乎包括了所有事。 Example: Maria was trying so hard to get the question right, she was throwing out everything but the kitchen sink! 例子:为了证明问题是正确的,玛利亚几乎把所有的事都说了个遍。 6. To put a sock in it – to tell someone noisy to be quiet. 放只袜子在里面——告诉某个很吵的人保持安静。 Example: Jane was yelling while I was studying so I told her to put a sock in it. 例子:当我在学习时简在那边大喊大叫,于是我让她闭上嘴巴。 7. To have a cast iron stomach – to have no problems eating or drinking anything. 有个铁胃——吃、喝任何东西都没问题。 Example: I think I would be sick if I ate all that food, but Joe seems to have a cast iron stomach. 例子:我觉得如果我把所有食物都吃了,我肯定会生病,但是乔看起来就像有个铁胃一样, 吃多少都没事儿。 8. To drink like a fish – to drink heavily. 像鱼一样能喝——海量。 (喝起酒来不要命) Example: The group at the bar seems to being having a party and you can tell he’s the birthday boy because he is drinking like a fish! 例子:酒吧里的这群人看起来像是在举行生日派对,很明显可以看出他是这个派对的主角, 因为他一直在不停地喝。

9. Use your loaf – use your head, think smart. 用你的面包——动动脑子,仔细想想。 Example: Come on Parker, use your loaf! I know you can solve this problem! 例子:快来帕克,动动脑子!我知道你能解决的。 10. Finger lickin’ good – extremely tasty. 好吃到要舔手指——非常美味。 Example: My mom makes the best steak! It’s finger lickin’ good! 例子:我妈妈最擅长做牛排!简直好吃爆了! 弄错了会很丢脸的英文!一定要记住,别再出糗 在国内,如下这样的神奇“汉翻英”着实随处可见。 。 。

但是以下这些英语中的习惯用语,你有必要了解一下,省得出糗哦 1.日常用语类 lover 情人(不是“爱人” ) busboy 餐馆勤杂工(不是“公汽售票员” ) busybody 爱管闲事的人(不是“大忙人” ) dry goods (美)纺织品; (英)谷物(不是“干货” ) heartman 做心脏移植手术的人(不是“有心人” ) mad doctor 精神病科医生(不是“发疯的医生” ) eleventh hour 最后时刻(不是“十一点” ) blind date (由第三者安排的)男女初次会面(并非“盲目约会”或“瞎约会” ) dead president 美钞(上印有总统头像) (并非“死了的总统” ) personal remark 人身攻击(不是“个人评论” ) sweet water 淡水(不是“糖水” ) confidence man 骗子(不是“信得过的人” )

criminal lawyer 刑事律师(不是“犯罪的律师” ) service station 加油站 rest room 厕所(不是“休息室” ) dressing room 化妆室(不是“试衣室”或“更衣室” ) sporting house 妓院(不是“体育室” ) horse sense 常识(不是“马的感觉” ) capital idea 好主意(不是“资本主义思想” ) familiar talk 庸俗的交谈(不是“熟悉的谈话” ) black tea 红茶(不是“黑茶” ) black art 妖术(不是“黑色艺术” ) black stranger 完全陌生的人(不是“陌生的黑人” ) white coal (作动力来源用的)水 white man 忠实可靠的人(不是“皮肤白的人” ) yellow book 黄皮书(法国政府报告书,以黄纸为封) (不是“黄色书籍” ) red tape 官僚习气(不是“红色带子” ) green hand 新手(不是“绿手” ) blue stocking 女学者、女才子(不是“蓝色长统袜” ) China policy 对华政策(不是“中国政策” ) Chinese dragon 麒麟(不是“中国龙” ) American beauty 红蔷薇(不是“美国美女” ) English disease 气管炎(不是“英国病” ) Indian summer 愉快宁静的晚年(不是“印度的夏日” )

Greek gift 害人的礼品(不是“希腊礼物” ) Spanish athlete 吹牛的人(不是“西班牙运动员” ) French chalk 滑石粉(不是“法国粉笔” ) 2.成语类 pull one's leg 开玩笑(不是“拉后腿” ) in one's birthday suit 赤身裸体(不是“穿着生日礼服” ) eat one's words 收回前言(不是“吃话” ) an apple of love 西红柿(不是“爱情之果” ) handwriting on the wall 不祥之兆(不是“大字报” ) bring down the house 博得全场喝彩(不是“推倒房子” ) have a fit 勃然大怒(不是“试穿” ) make one's hair stand on end 令人毛骨悚然—恐惧(不是“令人发指——气愤” ) be taken in 受骗,上当(不是“被接纳” ) think a great deal of oneself 高看或看重自己(不是“为自己想得很多” ) pull up one's socks 鼓起勇气(不是“提上袜子” ) have the heart to do (用于否定句)忍心做??不是“有心做”或“有意做” ) 3.表达方式类 Look out! 当心! (不是“向外看” ) What a shame! 多可惜!真遗憾! (不是“多可耻” ) You don't say! 是吗! (不是“你别说” ) You can say that again! 说得好! (不是“你可以再说一遍” ) I haven't slept better. 我睡得好极了。 (不是“我从未睡过好觉” )

You can't be too careful in your work. 你工作越仔细越好。 (不是“你工作不能太仔细” ) It has been 4 years since I smoked. 我戒烟4年了。 (不是“我抽烟 4 年了” ) All his friends did not turn up. 他的朋友没全到。 (不是“他的朋友全没到” ) People will be long forgetting her. 人们在很长时间内会记住她的。 (不是“人们会永远忘记 她” ) He was only too pleased to let them go. 他很乐意让他们走。 (不是“他太高兴了,不愿让他 们走” ) It can't be less interesting. 它无聊极了。 (不是“它不可能没有趣” ) 网络聊天必备 99 句流行英语,你一定要学会! ! 1.How are you doing?(你好吗?) 2.I'm doing great.(我过得很好。) 3. What's up?(出什么事了/你在忙些什么/怎么了?) 4. Nothing special.(没什么特别的。) 5. Hi. Long time no see.(嗨,好久不见了。) 6. So far so good.(到目前为止,一切都好。) 7. Things couldn't be better.(一切顺利。) 8. How about yourself?(你自己呢?) 9. Today is a great day.(今天是个好日子。) 10. Are you making progress?(有进展吗?) 11. May I have your name, please?(请问尊姓大名?) 12. I've heard so much about you.(久仰大名。) 13. I hope you're enjoying your staying here.(希望你在这里过得愉快。) 14. Let“s get together again.(改天再聚聚。)

15. That's a great idea!(好主意!) 16. Please say hello to your mother for me.(请代我向你母亲问好。) 17. I'm glad to have met you.(很高兴遇到你。) 18. Don't forget us.(别忘了我们。) 19. Keep in touch.(保持联系。) 20. I had a wonderful time here.(我在这里度过了难忘的时光。) 21. Have a nice weekend.(周末愉快。) 22. Same to you.(彼此彼此。) 23. Nice talking to you.(很高兴与你聊天。) 24. Take care of yourself.(自己当心/照顾好你自己。) 25. Thank you for everything.(谢谢你的多方关照/你为我所做的一切。) 26. Thank you all for coming.(谢谢光临。) 27. I appreciate your help.(我感谢你的帮助。) 28. You're always welcome.(别客气/不用谢) 29. Forget it.(算了吧) 30. It was my pleasure.(不用谢。) 31. I made a mistake.(我弄错了。) 32. I'm terribly sorry.(实在抱歉。) 33. I must apologize!(我必须道歉!) 34. I feel terrible.(我感觉糟透了。) 37. What do you do?(你做什么工作?) 38. How do you like your new job?(你觉得你的新工作怎样?)

39. I like it a lot.(我很喜欢。) 40. I like reading and listening to music.(我喜欢阅读和欣赏音乐。) 41. What's wrong?(怎么回事?) 42. What happened?(发生什么事了?) 43. I hope nothing is wrong.(我希望一切顺利。) 44. I know how you feel.(我知道你的感受。) 45. Sorry to hear that.(听到这个消息我很难受。) 46. Come on, you can do that.(来吧,你能做到的。) 47. Use your head.(动动脑筋。) 48. You did a great job.(你赶得很好。) 49. That's very nice of you.(你真好。) 50. I'm very proud of you.(我为你感到自豪。) 51. I like your style.(我喜欢你的风格。) 52. I love you guys.(我爱你们。) 53. How do I look?(我看起来怎么样?) 54. You look great!(你看上去棒极了!) 55. That's fantastic!(那真是棒极了!) 56. That's really something.(那真是了不起!) 57. It's a pleasure working with you.(与您合作很愉快。) 58. Congratulations on you success.(祝贺你的成功。) 59. I'd like to propose a toast.(我提议干杯!) 60. Are you married or single?(你结婚了吗?)

61. I've been dying to see you.(我非常想见到你。) 62. I'm crazy about you.(我为你疯狂/痴迷/神魂颠倒。) 63. I love you with all my heart.(我全心全意爱你!) 64. You're everything to me.(你是我的一切!) 65. You're in love!(你恋爱了!) 66. I'm tired of working all day.(整日工作使我厌烦。) 67. You work too much.(你做得太多了。) 68. Money will come and go.(钱乃身外之物。) 69. Are you crazy?(你疯了吗?) 70. Have you got it?(明白了吗?) 71. I've got it.(我懂了。) 72. I can't afford that.(我承担/买不起。) 73. I did it, I'm so happy now.(我做到了,现在我很满意。) 74. I don't care.(不关我的事/我不管。) 75. I don't think so.(我不这么想/我看不会/不行/不用。) 76. I guess so.(我想是吧。) 77. I have no other choice.(我别无选择。) 78. I will do my best!(我会尽力的!) 79. I mean it.(我是认真的。) 80. I's so scared.(我怕极了。) 81. It's hard to say.(难说。) 82. It's a long story.(说来话长/一言难尽。)

83. It's a small world.(世界真小。) 84. It's against the law!(那是违法的!) 85. It's a good opportunity!(好机会!) 86. It's dangerous!(危险!) 87. May I help you?(我能帮忙吗?) 88. No doubt about it.(毫无疑问。) 89. That's bullshit!(废话!) 90. Think it over.(仔细考虑一下。) 91. Time will tell.(时间会证明的。) 92. What a surprise!(太令人惊讶了!) 93. Whatever you say!(随便你!) 94. You are the boss!(听你的!你说了算!) 95. You have my word!(我保证!) 96. Tough job, tough day, tough world. Life is not always sweet. That's life! (艰苦的工作,艰难的日子,不幸的世界。生活并不总是甜蜜的。这就是生活!) 97. I need some sleep。(我需要睡眠。) 98. Take it easy.(别紧张。) 99. Just relax.(放松一下。)


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