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M1-11习语谚语典故委婉语汇总

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M1-11习语谚语典故委婉语汇总

序号

英文

中文释义

 

A

 

1

a  wet blanket

扫兴的人或事

2

a  piece of cake

小菜一碟

3

all  ears

洗耳恭听

4

as  strong as a horse

力大如牛,很强壮

5

as  poor as a church mouse

一贫如洗

6

as  busy as a bee

忙得团团转

7

as  cool as a cucumber

非常冷静

8

As  white as a sheet

脸色苍白

9

As  sly as a fox

狡若城狐

10

As  tall as a tree

很高

11

As  sharp as a spear

聪明,思路敏捷

12

As  hungry as a lion

极其渴望得到

13

As  quickly as a deer

很快

14

A  walking dictionary

活字典,活的百科全书

15

As  brave as a lion

勇猛

16

As  black as coal

墨黑,极黑

17

As  clear as day

一清二楚的

18

As  mad as a wet hen

非常生气

19

As  good as gold

表现很好的;完美无缺

20

As  sick as a dog

病得厉害

21

As  light as a feather

很轻盈

22

As  dry as a bone

干极了

23

As  easy as pie/ ABC

非常容易

24

As  plain as day

非常清楚

25

An  arm and a leg

大价钱,巨额花费

26

A  square meal

一顿美餐

27

A  pack of lies

一派胡言;鬼话连篇

28

As  happy as Larry

非常高兴

29

A  confidential source

线人

30

An  incident between sb

争执,打斗

31

A  correctional facility

监狱

32

A  sacred cow

神圣之物

33

Achilles’  heel

致命弱点

34

A  Herculean task

极为艰巨的工作

35

A  good Samaritan

乐善好施之人

 

B

 

1

be  at a loss for words

难以言表

2

Be  tickled pink

乐不可支

3

Be  green with envy

妒忌

4

By  and by

不久

5

Be  a weed

懦弱

6

Black  is white and white is black

黑白颠倒

7

Be  one’s rock

后盾,支持者

8

Burn  the midnight oil

开夜车,挑灯夜战

9

Be  up and about

起来走动

10

Be  at odds with sb

有矛盾,合不来

11

Be  economical with the truth

隐瞒真相

12

Body  count

死亡人数统计

13

Between  jobs

失业

14

Be  over the moon

非常快乐,狂喜

15

Bible

有权威的书

 

C

 

1

Cast-ironed  nerves

坚定的意志

2

Child’s  play

容易干的事

3

Capital  punishment

死刑

4

Color  the truth

粉饰事实,歪曲事实

5

Catch-22

进退维谷的局面;无法摆脱的困境

 

D

 

1

Don’t  count your chickens until they are hatched.

别过早打如意算盘

2

Do  one’s homework about

做准备

3

Dark  horse

黑马(出人意外得胜)

4

Daniel  in the lion’s den

大难不死;艰巨的任务

5

David  and Goliath

强弱悬殊;以弱战强

 

E

 

1

Eat  like a bird

吃得极少

 

F

 

1

Feel  blue

感到心情低落

2

Feet  of clay

致命弱点

3

Friendly  fire

误杀,误伤(战争中由己方/友军造成的死伤)

4

Full-figure  man

比较胖的人

 

G

 

1

Great  minds think alive, but fools seldom differ.

英雄所见略同

2

Golden  years

晚年

3

give  sb the cold shoulder

冷落某人

 

H

 

1

have  green fingers

有园艺技能

2

 History repeats itself.

历史总在重演

3

honesty  is the best policy

诚实为上策

4

Have  butterflies in one’s stomach

心慌,紧张

5

Hold  firm

坚持

6

Have  special needs

有学习障碍

7

Hearing-impaired

聋的

8

Helen  of Troy

红颜祸水;害人精

 

I

 

1

In  the red

负债

2

In  the black

盈利

3

In  the same boat

处于同样境地

 

J

 

1

 Job seeker

求职者

2

Job  flexibility

弹性工作,不稳定的工作

3

Jonah

带来不幸

4

Judas

叛徒

5

Jekyll  and Hyde

双重人格

 

K

 

1

Kill  the fatted calf

设宴款待

 

L

 

1

Leading  light

重要人物,中流砥柱

2

 Lose heart

丧失勇气;心灰意冷

3

 Late uncle

去世的叔叔

 

M

 

1

Make  hay while the sun shines.

抓住时机

2

Mother  Teresa

对人非常好而仁慈的人

3

Mickey  Mouse course

轻而易举.

 

N

 

1

no  way

不可能

2

out  of the question

不可能

3

not  in a million years

不可能

4

Not  all there

某人的行为表现很奇怪,或者是很傻

5

Negative  profit

亏损

 

O

 

1

one’s  cup of tea

喜爱的人或事物

2

One  man’s meat is another man’s poison

对某人有利的对另外的人未必有利

3

Off  the top of one’s head

不假思索

4

On  paper

理论上

5

On  one’s last legs

垂死;日暮途穷

 

P

 

1

pull  one’s leg

开玩笑

2

Play  it safe

谨慎行事

3

Pass  away

去世

4

Person  of interest

疑犯

5

People  of color

有色人种

6

Pandora’s  box

灾难之源

7

Physically  challenged

残疾的;有生理缺陷的

 

R

 

1

Rain  cats and dogs

滂沱大雨

2

Rome  wasn’t built in a day.

冰冻三尺,非一日之寒

3

Run  like a wind

跑得很快

4

Robin  Hood

绿林好汉

 

S

 

1

Shangri-la

世外桃源

2

sleep  like a log

熟睡

3

See  the handwriting on the wall

看见不祥之兆

4

Sink  or swim

不论成败、孤注一掷

5

Shop  around

货比三家再买;逐店比较后选购

6

 Sanitary worker

清洁工

7

Senior  citizen

老年人

8

Scrooge

吝啬鬼,守财奴

9

Stone  Age

石器时代;过时

 

T

 

1

the  top dog

首领;老大;魁首

2

The  apple of one’s eye

掌上明珠

3

The  early bird catches the worm

捷足者先登

4

teach  a man to fish

授人以渔

5

The  best fish

最好的人

6

There  is no question

毫无疑问

7

The  man in the street

普通人

 

V

 

1

Visually  challenged

盲的,眼瞎的

 

W

 

1

Wash  one’s hands

上洗手间

2

Waterloo  

惨败

 

Y

 

1

 You reap what you sow

种瓜得瓜种豆得豆

 

 

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