美国口语俚语总汇三部曲之二

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美国口语俚语总汇(7)
1.ripoff 骗人的东西
What a ripoff! The new car I bought doesn‘t work!
真是个骗人货!我买的新车启动不了!
2.rock the boat 找麻烦
Don‘t rock the boat! Things are fine just the way they are.
别找麻烦了,事情这样就够好了。
3.blow it 搞砸了,弄坏了
I blew it on that last exam.
我上次考试靠砸了。
4.in hot water 有麻烦
He is in hot water with his girlfriend recently.
近段时间他跟女友的关系有点僵。
5.put one‘s foot in one‘s mouth 祸从口出
Wally is always saying such stupid thing. He has a real talent for
putting his foot in his mouth.
沃力尽说这种蠢话。他真有惹是生非的本事。
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1.flop (表演、电影等)不卖座,失败
The movie was a flop. Nobody went to see it.
这部电影卖座率奇低,没有人去看。
2.drop in/by/over 随时造访
Feel free to drop in anytime. I‘m usually home and I‘d love the
company.
欢迎随时来坐坐。我通常在家,也喜欢游人做伴。
3.drop a line 写信
Drop me a line! 给我写信!
4.duck 躲闪,突然低下头
Remind little Bobby to duck his head when he crawls under the table
so he won‘t hit his head.
提醒小波比爬到桌下时要低头才不会受伤。
5.go with the flow 随从大家的意见
Sharon is an easy-going person. She just goes with the flow.
沙伦是个随和的人。人家怎么说,她就怎么做。
美国口语俚语总汇(9)
1.act up 胡闹,出毛病
The children started to act up as soon as the teacher left the room.
老师一离开教室,孩子们就闹起来了。
2.ad lib 即兴而作,随口编
The comedian ad libbed most of his routine.
那个喜剧演员大多是即兴表演。
3.blah-blah-blah 说个不停
All she does is go "blah-blah-blah" all night.
她整夜说个不停。
4.hit it off 投缘,一见如故
They hit it off instantly and have been good friends ever since.
他们一见面就很投缘,从此成了好朋友。
5.zit 青春痘
Why is it that every time I have a hot date, I break out with a big zit
on my face?
为什么每次我有重要约会时,脸上都会冒出一个很大的青春痘呢?
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1.put someone on the spot 让某人为难
Don‘t put me on the spot like this. You know I can‘t give you
confidential information.
别这样让我为难,你知道我不能给你机密资料的。
2.racket 非法行业,挂羊头卖狗肉
The police are determined to break up the racket.
警方决定打击这个非法行业。
3.have it good 享受得很
She really has it good. Everybody caters to her every need.
她真是享受得很,大家都依着他。
4.don‘t knock it 不要太挑剔
Don;t knock it! You won‘t be able to find another job that pays so
well.
别挑剔了!你未必可以找到另外一个待遇这么好的工作!
5.pig out 狼吞虎咽
We pigged out on potato chips and cookies until our bellies ached.
我们大吃薯条和曲奇,吃到肚子撑到痛为止。
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1.down in the dumps垂头丧气
The players were down in the dumps after their team lost the
championship game.
球员输掉决赛哪一场后个个垂头丧气。
2.horse around嬉闹
We‘ve horsed around long enough. It‘s time to get to work.
我们闹够了,该去工作了。
3.pass something up放弃某事物
You can‘t pass up this job. This kind of opportunity comes only once
in a lifetime.
你不可错过这个工作。这种机会一辈子才有一次。
4.go whole hog全力以赴
She went whole hog in planning he New Year‘s Eve party.
她全心全力筹办新年晚会。
5.shoo-in长胜将军
There‘s no way he can lose. He‘s a shoo-in.
他不会输的,他是位长胜将军。
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1.get the ball rolling开始
Let‘s get the ball rolling.让我们开始吧。
2.get on the ball用心做
If you hope to keep your job, you‘d better get on the ball and meet
the deadline.
如果你还想要你的那份工作,你最好用心做,赶上最后期限!
3.lady-killer帅哥
He‘s a real lady-killer. 他是个不折不扣的帅哥。
4.lay off停止,解雇
Lay off! I don‘t need you to tell me what to do!
别再讲了!我不需要你告诉我怎么去做!
5.knock it off=cut it off停止
Knock it off! I‘m trying to get some sleep.
别吵了!我正想睡觉呢!