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词汇:“Break”的相关表达
发布时间:2012-3-25 14:22:00||  点击:1628次||  文章分类:翻译学习||  发布人:翻译家(Fanyijia.com)


“Break”作为英文中的一个常用词,能够与很多词语搭配形成短语,表达丰富的含义,今天我们就来学习一些吧。

1. break up 分手/解散

Four months ago , my girlfriend and I broke up.

四个月前,我和我的女朋友分手了。

The police had to employ force to break up the crowd.

警察不得不使用武力驱散人群。

2. break down 精神崩溃/毁坏

The machine must break down at this busy hour.

正忙的时候,机器偏偏又坏了。

He finally break down under the four-hour's strain.

在四小时的压力下他终于坚持不了。

3. break in 破门而入

Robbers often break in at midnight.

强盗经常在半夜破门而入。

4. break out 出皮疹/爆发

His efforts were brought to naught when the war broke out.

战争爆发,使他的一切努力付诸东流。

The baby broke out in a rash.

婴孩全身出了一片红疹。

5. break off 休息一下/暂停

Let's break off work for a few minutes.

我们把工作暂停几分钟。

6. break through 突破/穿过

The sun broke through the clouds.

太阳冲破云层出来了。

We hope to break through soon in the fight against AIDS.

我们希望在与艾滋病的斗争中很快有所突破

7. break even 不赚不赔,收支平衡

It will be a year before the firm makes a profit but at least it's breaking even.

这家公司一年以后才能赢利,现在至少已收支平衡了。

8. the break of dawn 破晓

She got up at the break of dawn.

天刚亮她便起床了。

9. break the ice 打破僵局/破冰

The host told a joke to his guest to break the ice.

主人为了打破僵局,给客人讲了个笑话。

10. break the bank 太贵

Come on! One evening at the theatre won't break the bank.

得啦! 看一晚上戏不会倾家荡产的。



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