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12个让你英语口语发光的短句
发布时间:2012-4-17 21:11:00||  点击:1569次||  文章分类:口译专题||  发布人:翻译家(Fanyijia.com)


当你的英语达 到一定境界的时候,英语口语的话题就不局限于工作了,就像和你的发小一样,聊的话题从天南到海北。如果你和老外聊天,能达到这种境界,那说明你的英语口语 已经不是一般的好了。和老外侃大山,是一件很平常的事情。西岸英语的吴老师,就列举了12个能让你的英语口语发光的短句,供大家参考:

1.找到窍门get the hang of

我已经找到学习英语动词的窍门了。

I’ve now got the hang of learning English verbs.

2.占上风 gain the upper hand

比赛一开始,我们队占上风。可到最后却失利了

At the beginning of the game our team gained the upper hand. But by and by, we lost our strength.

3.有资格 be in a position.

你没有资格对他那样讲话,他是那儿的老板

You’re not in a position to talk to him like that; He’s the boss there.

4.恭维话 blarney

只有傻瓜才会相信你的花言巧语。

Only a fool will believe your blarney.

5.上圈套 rise to a bait

赵先生又上了那帮人的圈套了

Mr. Zhao again rose to the bait set by the guys.

6.头脑有点不正常 have a few buttons missing.

能说那种话的人头脑肯定有点不正常。

Anyone who says that must have a few buttons missing.

7.见机行事 play to the score

到那儿,你要见机行事,千万不要由性子来。

When you are there with them, play to the score. Never act on impulse.

8 唆使 put somebody up to

肯定有人唆使他去干那件事

There must be someone who had put him up to that.

9.心有余而力不足 The spirit is willing, but the flesh is week.

不是他不愿意帮你,而是他心有余而力不足

10.轰动全世界set the world on fire

他吹嘘果找到这个问题的答案,其成果就会轰动全世界

He boasted that if he could find the solution to the problem, the result of it would set the world on fire.

11.盲从 follow like sheep

她们根本不知道什么是时尚,只不过是在盲从而已

They actually know nothing about what fashion is. They’re only following others like sheep.

12.听其自然 let things slide

事到如今,我们也只好听其自然了

With things as such, we’ll have to let things slide.



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