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你不得不晓得的适用精美习语

宣布工夫:2018-05-16内容泉源:VOA英语学习网

1.poker face 面无心情的人

比方:

I never know whether my boss likes my work or not -- he is a real poker face!

我历来也不晓得我的老板究竟喜不喜好我的任务。他脸上可真是一点心情都没有。

2.The shoe is on the other foot. 情势曾经完全差别

比方:

Back in school we made fun of Jones because we thought he spent too much time studying instead of having fun. Now the shoe is on the other foot -- he's made lots of money and the rest of us are just barely making enough to feed our families。

曩昔在学校里读书的时分,我们总是笑话琼斯,以为他这团体总是读书,不会玩。但是,如今状况就完全差别了。他赚了不少钱,而我们这些人的支出只够维持家计罢了。

3.to pay through the nose 低价

比方:

Life is funny. When the famous dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh was alive, nobody wanted to buy his pictures. But now rich people will pay through the nose for one, sometimes more than five million dollars。

人生真实是很风趣的。当那位著名的荷兰画家凡高还在世的时分,没有人要买他的画。但是,如今那些有钱人却情愿出低价买他的画,偶然候一张画就要五百多万美元。”

4.to keep an ear to the ground 坚持高度警惕

比方:

I try to keep an ear to the ground and what I hear these days is that most people think we spend too much money on building roads and not enough on our schools。

我总是想法留意人们的想法。近来我听说,大少数人以为我们在筑路方面费钱太多,而用在学校方面的钱却缺乏。

5.Up to one's ears 深深卷入

比方:

The mayor says he didn't know people on his staff were taking bribes. But my guess is he's up to his ears in it."

市长说他不晓得他部下的任务职员承受行贿。但是,我猜测他完满是参与这些事的。

6.Sweeten the pot 添加有利条件

比方:

Miss Smith didn't want the job until the company sweentened the pot by offering her a higher salary and the use of a company car。

施女士小姐原本不想要那份任务的。厥后,那家公司进步了给她的人为,还给她一辆公司的汽车用。如许,她才承受了谁人任务。

7.To fly off the handle 激愤

比方:

My wife spent all afternoon yesterday cooking a special dinner for our wedding anniversary. So she really flew off the handle when I came home three hours late。

为了庆贺我们完婚周年,我太太化了整个下战书经心烹饪。但是,我昨晚晚了三个小时才回家。她可真火了。

8.To bark up the wrong tree 找错门了

比方:

Hey man, if you think I was the guy who robbed that bank today, you're barking up the wrong tree! I was nowhere near the place."

喂,要是你以为我是明天抢银行的谁人人,那你就错怪我了。我基本就没上那边去。

9.Right on the beam 做的对

比方:

Your school report is right on the beam: you followed directions exactly and got all the facts down in the right order。

你的陈诉写的很对,你精确地依照要求写了,并且每个现实也都依照准确的次第写了出来。

10.To keep one's shirt on 要有耐烦,别生机

比方:

Honey, keep your shirt on, please! I'm sorry, but the boss made me work late at the office。

酷爱的,请你万万别生机。我很负疚。但是,我的老板给了我很多多少活,我不得不在办公室加班嘛。

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