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发表于 2016-7-9 23:19:24 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式
  美国口语俚语(26)
          1. call it quits不干了
          After being in the used car business for 40 years, Harry finally called it
quits.
          做了40年旧车生意后,哈利终于洗手不干了。
          2. chip in出钱
          We all chipped in to buy Jennifer a going-away present.
          大家都出钱买一个送别礼物给Jennifer.
          3. a chip off the old block一个模子印出来的;酷似(父母的人)
          Scott certainly is a chip off the old block. He reminds me so much of his
father when he was that age.
          斯克特酷似他爸爸。他让我想起他爸爸在他这年龄时的许多事。
          4. clean up one’s act信心革面,重新做人
          You’d better clean up your act if you want to go to a good school.
          如果你想金好学校就要洗心革面,奋发图强
          5. cliffhanger吊人胃口的东西
          TV series like Dallas usually end the season with a cliffhanger.
          象《达拉斯》这样的电视连续剧经常以吊人胃口的方式结束一个时节。
          美国口语俚语(27)
          1. bullheaded顽固,牛脾气
          Terry is so bullheaded; he won’t listen to anybody else’s opinion.
          特利这么顽固,他听不进别人的意见。
          2. bum rap责骂
          Louise got a bum rap for taking sides with Richard.
          路易斯因为偏袒理查德而受到责骂。
          1. bummer令人恶心的经历
          That show was a real bummer.
          那场表演令人倒尽胃口。
          2. burn someone up激怒某人
          It burns me up when people don’t do their job right.
          有人没把份内的事做好就令我生气。
          3. catch on to突然了解
          It took Cindy a long time to catch on to what Bill was saying.
          辛迪许久以后才突然明白比尔所说的话。
          美国口语俚语(28)
          1. drown one’s sorrows借酒消愁
          After Megan dumped Chuck, Chuck went to the bar to drown his sorrows over a
beer.
          自从梅甘甩了查克后,查克就到酒吧借酒消愁。
          2. creepy恐怖的
          That was a creepy movie. I’ll probably have nightmares tonight.
          那是一部恐怖片。今晚我也许会做恶梦。
          3. cross a bridge when/before one comes to it船到桥头自然直
          Stop worrying about your piano recital. You’ll cross that bridge when you
come to it.
          别担心你的钢琴独奏会。船到桥头自然直。
          4. cranky脾气暴躁
          Grandpa is really cranky if he doesn’t have his afternoon nap.
          祖父如果不睡午觉就会很暴躁。
          5. deal someone in让某人参加
          Deal me in. I want to play too.
          让我参加,我也要玩。
          美国口语俚语(29)
          1. big deal重要的事
          It’s no big deal. I don’t mind helping you out.
          这没什么大不了的,我不介意帮助你摆脱困境。
          2. bottom line总之,归根结底
          The bottom line is that our sales need to pick up if we’re going to make a
profit this year.
          总之,如果我们今年要盈利的话,销售量一定得增加。
          3. give someone a break让某人松口气
          The boss gave her a break and let her try again.
          老板让她松口气,让她再试一次。
          4. break a leg祝演出等成功(表面意思“摔断腿”的反话)
          I know you are going to be great in the play tonight. Break a leg!
          我知道你今天晚上的比赛会很成功。祝你顺利!
          5. go for it去做吧!
          Why not? Go for it?
          为什么不呢?大胆的去做吧!
          美国口语俚语(30)
          1. ahead of the game领先,占优势
          He got ahead of the game by finishing her work early.
          他因提早完成工作而领先他人。
          2. all right already好啦好啦,别念叨啦
          All right already, I’m coming!
          好啦好啦,别念叨啦,我来了!
          3. all-out尽力,全力以赴
          We made an all-out effort to learn English.
          我们全力以赴学英语。
          4. all hell broke loose一团糟
          When the flood hit, all hell broke loose.
          洪水一泛滥,一切乱糟糟。
          5. add insult to injury越搞越糟,越描越黑
          Her awkward attempt to explain her error merely added insult to injury.
          她笨拙地企图解释所犯的错误,结果只是越描越黑。
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