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这10个诡异的英语习语你知道吗?

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  我们都知道,习语是很怪异的,通常与字面意义没有任何关系的。下面为大家列一张清单,包含10个最有趣的英语习语以及用法。

这10个诡异的英语习语你知道吗

  1. The lights are on but nobody’s home – used to describe a stupid person.

  灯亮着却没人在家——用于描述很愚蠢的人。

  Example: She really has no clue- the lights are on but nobody’s home!

  例子:她完全抓不着头绪——脑子笨的像头猪。

  2. When pigs fly – about something that will never happen.

  除非猪都会飞了——表示某事永远都不会发生,绝无可能。

  Example: Yea, right! You will get Taylor Swift to ask you on a date when pigs fly!

  例子:对的!等猪都会飞了你就会得到泰勒.斯威夫特的约会邀请。

  3. To have Van Gogh’s ear for music – to be tone deaf .(Van Gogh only had one ear!)

  用梵高的耳朵听音乐——音痴。(梵高只有一只耳朵!)

  Example: Xavi really shouldn’t play the piano- he has Van Gogh’s ear for music.

  例子:哈维真不该弹钢琴——他简直就是个音痴。

  4. To pig out – to eat a lot very quickly.

  狼吞虎咽——快速吃掉很多东西。

  Example: After the marathon, the runners pigged out at a dinner buffet.

  例子:马拉松跑完后,参赛者们在自助餐晚宴上狼吞虎咽。

  5. Everything but the kitchen sink – almost everything has been included.

  除了厨房里的水槽什么都有——几乎包括了所有事。

  Example: Maria was trying so hard to get the question right, she was throwing out everything but the kitchen sink!

  例子:为了证明问题是正确的,玛利亚几乎把所有的事都说了个遍。

  6. To put a sock in it – to tell someone noisy to be quiet.

  放只袜子在里面——告诉某个很吵的人保持安静。

  Example: Jane was yelling while I was studying so I told her to put a sock in it.

  例子:当我在学习时简在那边大喊大叫,于是我让她闭上嘴巴。

  7. To have a cast iron stomach – to have no problems eating or drinking anything.

  有个铁胃——吃、喝任何东西都没问题。

  Example: I think I would be sick if I ate all that food, but Joe seems to have a cast iron stomach.

  例子:我觉得如果我把所有食物都吃了,我肯定会生病,但是乔看起来就像有个铁胃一样,吃多少都没事儿。

  8. To drink like a fish – to drink heavily.

  像鱼一样能喝——海量。(喝起酒来不要命)

  Example: The group at the bar seems to being having a party and you can tell he’s the birthday boy because he is drinking like a fish!

  例子:酒吧里的这群人看起来像是在举行生日派对,很明显可以看出他是这个派对的主角,因为他一直在不停地喝。

  9. Use your loaf – use your head, think smart.

  用你的面包——动动脑子,仔细想想。

  Example: Come on Parker, use your loaf! I know you can solve this problem!

  例子:快来帕克,动动脑子!我知道你能解决的。

  10. Finger lickin’ good – extremely tasty.

  好吃到要舔手指——非常美味。

  Example: My mom makes the best steak! It’s finger lickin’ good!

  例子:我妈妈最擅长做牛排!简直好吃爆了!

  你还知道哪些有趣的诡异习语?快来与我们分享吧!

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