文/音频 · 英语君Sam 嘉宾 · Betty(美籍)
1. to return somebody or something收回,拿回(最基本的意思)
2. to cause (someone) to remember a time or event使回忆起
Eating hot pot takes me back to our vacation in Chongqing.吃火锅让我想起去重庆的旅行。
The smell of this perfume takes me back to my childhood.这个香水的味道让我回想起童年。
3. to say that you did not really mean (something that you said)收回刚才说的话
What you just said about my mom is really rude. Take it back.你刚才说我妈的话太过分了,收回你刚才所说的。
You’d better take back what you just said. Otherwise I’m breaking up with you.你最好收回刚才所说的话。否则我就跟你分手!
Betty: Something smells great. Are you baking cookies? 啥东西这么香。你在烤曲奇饼干吗?
Sam: Yep. Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. 是的,巧克力豆麦片曲奇。
Betty： Mmmm the smell of chocolate chips always takes me back to my childhood because I used to bake them all the time as a kid. 嗯~ 这个香味让我想起了童年,因为我小时候一直会做这款曲奇。
Sam: Well, I bet your cookies can’t compare to mine. Mine taste way better. 我打赌你做的没有我的好。我做的吃起来更香!
Betty: Hey! That’s rude. Take that back! 太过分了!收回你刚才说的!
Sam: Ok fine. Your cookies and my cookies are both delicious. Happy? 好吧。你做的和我做的一样好吃, 开心啦?