英语中你没见过的新鲜词汇

发表于:2013-06-03 14:46 [只看楼主] [划词开启]
1、Good lenses, bad frames 
人不可貌相 

Describing someone who gives a bad first impression but is actually a good person. Someone who doesn't appear to be competent, yet is extremely capable at what he/she does. 
形容一个给人的第一印象极差、但本质很好的人,或者指表面看不出来,实则深藏不露的高手。 

例句:Dr. Bruce is a spaz, but he's one of the best doctors I know. You wouldn't know it by looking at him...good lenses, bad frames. 


2、Mid-day crisis 
午间危机 

When one is in a desperate need for a siesta because they become extremely tired in the afternoon and coffee isn't cutting it any longer. 
指急需午睡以补充体力的情况,这种时候通常咖啡已经不管用了。 

例句:After that wild night of drinking, I had the worst mid-day crisis ever. 


3、Clock Out With My Cock Out 
下班high去喽 

To "call it a day" at work so you can go party. 
下班之后去派对狂欢(clock out即打卡下班,也可以说punch out) 

例句:-Hey, dude, you coming to happy hour? 

-Hells yeah! It's time to clock out with my cock out! 


4、Nearsighted Date 
“近视”相亲 

As opposed to a blind date, where you have no idea what the other person looks like, a nearsighted date is one where you've seen a photo or chatted via web before meeting in person. 
与blind date(事先一无所知的相亲)相对,指在相亲前看过对方的照片或者网聊过。 


例句:That's the last nearsighted date I ever go on...her profile picture must have been 5 years, 3 hair colors and 2 kids ago. 


5、Happy Late Year 
拜个晚年 

When people are still saying Happy New Year, even though it's already a week after the new year. 
年后一个星期,拜年的时候就不是new year了,是late year。 

例句:-Happy new year!!! whats up?? 

-More like happy late year... it was new years 5 days ago. 


6、Work avalanche 
工作压死人 

When there is so much work piled on your desk, movement from under it is nearly impossible. 
桌上一堆东西要处理,想脱身而出,不可能。 

例句:Hey, pour me a drink! I worked up quite a thirst digging out from my work avalanche to get to happy hour. 

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