日常的口语秘密你了解多少?
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不管你学习英语有多努力,听说读写分数有多高,如果不“真枪实弹”地与歪果仁沟通都是纸上谈兵,不承认就是不客观~

 

想想看,当对方说“Beg yours”时,你是否比他还困惑?当考路考的考官说pull over时,你是否会不知所措?有人邀请你叁加 Potluck Party时,你会不会空手赴宴?速食店里,店员问“ here or to go?”是否会丈二金刚摸不着头脑,莫名其妙?Give me a ring! 可不是用来求婚的。 Drop me a line. 更非要你排队站好。老美说Hi! What's up! ~I’m fine是最low的回答!

这些因一字之差完全改变用意的日常英语是否曾给你“刻骨铭心”的尴尬经历?今天,让我们来学学藏在日常应用中的小陷阱吧!

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常用语篇

Potluck Party =一种聚餐方式,主人准备场地和餐具,参加的人必须带一道菜或准备饮料。最好事先问问主人的意思。

Pull over!把车子开到旁边。

Drop me a line!写封信给我。

Give me a ring. = Call me!来个电话吧!

For here or to go?=Having here or take away? 堂食或外卖。

What's up? = What's happening? = What's new? 见面时随囗问候的话「最近在忙什麽?有什麽新鲜事吗?一般的回答是「Nothing much!」 或「Nothing new!」

Cut it out! = Knock it out!= Stop it! 少来这一套!同学之间开玩笑的话。

Don't give me a hard time! 别跟我过不去好不好!

Get yourself together! 振作点行不行!

Do you have "the" time? 现在几点钟?可别误以为人家要约你出去。

Hang in there. = Don't give up. = Keep trying. 再撑一下。

Give me a break ! 你饶了我吧!(开玩笑的话)

Blow it. = Screw up. 搞砸了。

What a big hassle. 真是个麻烦事。

What a crummy day. 多倒霉的一天。

Go for it.= 加油

You bet. = Of course. 当然;看我的!

Wishful thinking. 一厢情愿的想法。

Don't be so fussy! 别那麽挑剔好不好。

It's a long story. 说来话长。

How have you been? = How are you doing? 你过得如何?近来可好?

Take things for granted. 自以为理所当然。

Don't put on airs. 别摆架子。

Give me a lift! = Give me a ride! 送我一程吧!

Have a crush on someone. 迷恋某人。

What's the catch? 有什麽内幕?

Pain in the neck. =Pain in the ass. 讨厌的东西、人或事。

Don't get on my nerve! 别把我惹毛了!

Afat chance. =A poor chance. 机会很小。

Spacingout.=daydreaming. 做白日梦。

I am so fed up. 我受够了!

It doesn't go with your dress. 跟你的衣服不配。

By all means.=Definitely. 一定是。

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饮食篇

单词

steam 蒸 poach 水煮

boil 煮 toast 烤(面包)

grill 烤、煎 roast(duck) 烘烤、红烧、(烤鸭)

braise 油炸过用温火炖 pure 煮成浓汤

broil 烧、烤 season 加调味料

panbroil 用浅锅烧烤 seasoning 调味料

fry 炸、炒 dressing 沙拉酱

bake 烤 gravy 肉

saute' 用温火慢炒 appetizer 饭前菜、小菜

stew 炖、焖、红烧 entree 主菜

simmer 慢炖、煨 snack 点心、小点

stir fry 快炒、大火炒 marinate 腌、用卤 泡,卤

smoke 熏

常用句式

Let's get a bite. = Let's go eat. 去吃点东西吧!

I'll buy you a lunch (a drink; a dinner). = It's on me. =My treat. 我请客

Let's go dutch. 各付各的

My stomach is upset. 我的胃不舒服

I am under the weather. =I am not feeling well. 我不太舒服!

May I take a rain check? 可不可改到下次?(例如有人请你吃饭,你未能赴约,只好请他改到下一次。)

Cheese ! It tastes like cardboard. Cheese吃起来味如嚼腊!

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学习篇

This is in way over my head. 对我而言这实在太难了。

I am an exam jitter and I always get a cramp in my stomach. 我是个考试紧张大师,一考试胃就抽筋。

Keep your study (work) on track. 请按进度读书(工作)。

Did you come up with any ideas? 有没有想到什麽新的意见?

Don\'t get uptight !Take it easy. 别紧张,慢慢来!

Cheese ! It tastes like cardboard. Cheese吃起来味如嚼腊!

选课、课程

Add/Drop Course

Audit

Bulletin

College Catalog

Core Curriculum

Credit/Unit

Elective

Handout

Independent Study

Lecture

Prerequisite

Practical Training

Registration

Syllabus

Withdraw

考试、作业

Assignment

Blue Book

Cram

Dissertation

Final

Mid-term

Multiple-choice Exam

Open-book Exam

Oral Exam

Placement Test

Preliminary Test

Quiz

Research Paper

Take-home Exam

Presentation

学位、成绩

A.A./A.S

B.A./B.S.

Doctorate

Dropout

Grade Point Average

Incomplete

Major

Master's Degree

Minor

Pass/Fail Grading System

Probation

学校行政

Academic Advisor

Academic Year

Alumna/Alumus

Bursar/Treasurer

College

Community College

Dean

Department

Faculty

Foreign Student Advisor

Professor Emeritus

Quarter

Registrar

Registry

Semester

Session

Stipend

Trimester

Vocational School

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其它

I am not myself today. 我今天什麽都不对劲!

Let's get it straight. 咱们把事情弄清楚!

What's the rush! 急什麽!

Such a fruitcake! 神经病!

I'll swing by later. =I'll stop by later. 待会儿,我会来转一下。

I got the tip straight from the horse's mouth. 这个消息是千真万确的(tip指消息)!

easy as pie = very easy = piece of cake 很容易。

flunk out 被当掉。

take french leave 不告而别。

I don't get the picture. =I don't understand. 我不明白。

You should give him a piece of your mind. 你应该向他表达你的不满。

hit the road = take off = get on one's way 离开。

Now he is in the driver's seat =He is in control now.

Keep a low profile (or low key). 采取低姿态。

Kinky =bizarre =wacky =weird 古怪的。

klutz (=clutz) =idiot 白痴、笨蛋。

know one's way around 识途老马。

lion's share 大部份。

tailgate 尾随(尤其跟车跟得太近)。

take a back seat. 让步。

take a hike =leave me alone =get lost 滚开。

hit the hay =go to bed 睡觉。

Can you give me a lift? =Can you give me a ride? 载我一程好吗?

green hand 生手、没有经验的人。

moonshine = mountain dew 指私酿的烈酒(威士忌)或走私的酒。胡说八道也可用moonshine。His story is plain moonshine.

chill out =calm down =relax(来自黑人英语)

rip off =steal;I was ripped off. 我被偷了;rip off 也常被用为「剥夺」My right was ripped off. 权利被剥夺(来自黑人英语)。

我们称美国大兵为G.I. (Government Issue) or GI Joe, 德国兵或德国佬为Fritzor Kraut,称英国佬为John Bull,日本人为Jap.或Nip,犹太人为Jew都是很不礼貌的称呼。

mess around (with)瞎混;Get to work. Don't mess around.赶快工作,别瞎搅和。

snob 势利眼。

sneak in,sneak out 偷偷溜进去,溜出来。sneakers 运动鞋。

She is such a brown-noser. 她是个马屁精。

 

                   

        

 

 

 

 

 

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