俚语:身体部位的绝佳用处!

发表于:2014-06-26 14:30 [只看楼主] [划词开启]

Get in someone's hair

注:bother someone

例:

Their snobbishness gets in my hair.

他们的势利让我心烦。


Shoot off one's mouth

注:express one's opinions loudly

例:

Jim doesn't play tennis very much, but he's always shooting off his mouth about how good he is.

吉姆网球玩得不是很好,但是他总是大声说他的技术有多好。


Jump down someone's throat

become angry with someone

例:

Wait and let me finish before you jump down my throat.

稍等,在你生我气之前先让我完成。


Pay through the nose

注:pay too high a price

例:

Catherine is paying through the nose for fun and relaxation in her vacation.

凯瑟琳在假期中为了娱乐和放松花费了太多钱。


Pull someone's leg

注:fool someone

例:

Come on, you're pulling my leg.

得了吧,你在开我玩笑。


Play it by ear

注:improvise as one goes along

例:

A: What are you doing tonight?

B: Oh, I don't know...I'll just play it by ear.

A:你今天晚上干什么?

B:哦,我不知道……到时候再说。


Stick one's neck out

注:take a risk

例:

Why should I stick my neck out? They didn't pay me for my service.

为什么我应该冒险?他们没有为我的服务付费。


All thumbs

注:clumsy

例:

The visitor almost knocked over a vase and seemed to be all thumbs.

这个客人几乎碰倒了一个花瓶,看起来笨手笨脚的。



Shake a leg

hurry

例:

You'd better shake a leg or we'll miss the first act.

你最好快点,否则我们就要错过第一幕了。


Not have a leg to stand on

注:to have no good defense for one's opinions or actions.

例:

Without evidence, the prosecutor doesn't have a leg to stand on.

没有证据,检察官就没有有效的控诉。

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