生动有趣的英语短语 英语谚语


生动有趣的英语短语 英语谚语



An apple of discord 争端之源,祸根

The Achilles'Heel唯一的弱点

Helen of Troy特洛伊的海伦;至爱

The Trojan House(特洛伊木马)暗藏的危险

Greeks gift阴谋害人的礼物

Swan Song 千古绝唱;绝笔

Win/Gain Laurels 赢得桂冠

Under the rose秘密地,私下地

The Augean Stable 肮脏的地方,藏污纳垢的地方

A Procrustean Bed 极其难达到的标准

Bone of the bone and fleshof the flesh

Cast pearls before swine 对牛弹琴

A wolf in sheep's clothing 披着羊皮的狼

Bell the cat自告奋勇

cry wolf 虚发警报

a tower of ivory 象牙塔



In fair weather prepare for foul. 未雨绸缪

  Knowledge is power. 知识就是力量

  Let bygones be bygone. 既往不咎

  Look before you leap. 三思而后行

  Man proposes, God disposes. 谋事在人,成事在天

  Money talks. 金钱万能

  No gains without pains. 吃得苦中苦方为人上人

  Practice makes perfect. 熟能生巧

  Silence is golden. 沉默是金

  Speak well of your friend,of your enemy say nothing. 隐恶扬善

  Take things as they come. 逆来顺受

  The ear1y bird catches the worm. 先到先得

  Time and tide wait for no man. 岁月不饶人

  To burn the candle at both ends. 自暴自弃

  To count one's chickens before they are hatched.

  To make a mountain out of a molehill. 小题大做

  Too many cooks spoil tbe broth. 人多手脚乱

  Well begun is half done. 事半功倍

  When you are in Rome, do as the Romans do. 入乡随俗

  Where there is life, there is hope. 留得青山在,不怕没材烧。


no pains,no gains.

every coin has too sides.等等

要一些有趣的英语短语 。

1. I couldn't care less.

这句话的意思是「我不在乎」,「缺乏兴趣」(lack of interest),也就是:I don't care at all. 或 I don't give a hoot. 2.No bones about it.

意思是:真实的,诚恳的(truly, sincerely or exactly),也就是 to make no bones about it.(bone 要加 s, it 是指 something)3. take it on me!

意思是:「这是我的,请用吧!」「这是免费的」(help yourself to it; it is free),这多半是指吃的东西或一些不贵重的东西。clock in 打卡 come on to 对...轻薄;吃豆腐 come easily 易如反掌 don't have a cow别大惊小怪 push around 欺骗 Don't try to push me around! 别想耍我! keep one's shirt on保持冷静 joy ride兜风 red-letter day大日子下面的网上搜的1. I couldn't care less.

这句话的意思是「我不在乎」,「缺乏兴趣」(lack of interest),也就是:I don't care at all. 或 I don't give a hoot.

2. No bones about it.

意思是:真实的,诚恳的(truly, sincerely or exactly),也就是 to make no bones about it.(bone 要加 s, it 是指 something)例如:

His wife is beautiful;no bones about it.(他的太太真是很漂亮)

3. take it on me!

意思是:「这是我的,请用吧!」「这是免费的」(help yourself to it; it is free),这多半是指吃的东西或一些不贵重的东西。例如:

Here are some candies from England; take one on me. (这是来自英国的糖果,尝一个吧!) (one = candy)

可见 take 后面的 it,是指 something,而 on 的后面通常不指别人,所以多半也只用在第一人称单数 me。

(假如夫妇在一起,也可以说:Take it on us.)

1.clock in 打卡

Don't forget to clock in,otherwise you won't get paid.


2.come on to 对...轻薄;吃豆腐

Tanya slapped Bill after he came on to her.


3.come easily 易如反掌

4.don't have a cow别大惊小怪

5.push around 欺骗

Don't try to push me around!


1.keep one's shirt on保持冷静

Keep your shirt on. He didn't mean to offend you. That's just the

way he talks.


2.cool it冷静一点

Cool it. You are making me mad.


3.joy ride兜风

Let's go for a joy ride.


5.red-letter day大日子

This is a red-letter day for Susan. She made her first sale to a very

important client.


1.go up in smoke成为泡影

Peter’s vacation plans went up in smoke when a crisis arose in the office.


2.hit the road上路

We should probably hit the road. It’s going to take us two hours to get home.


3.shape up表现良好,乖

You’d better shape up if you want to stay on.


4.scare the shit out of someone吓死某人了

Don’t sneak up behind me like that. You scared the shit out of me.


5.pull strings运用关系 (源于“拉木偶的线”)

He pulled some strings and managed to get us front row seats for the concert.


1.come again 再说一遍

Come again? I didn't quite understand what you said.


2.come clean 全盘托出,招供

The criminal decided to come clean.


3.spring for 请客

Let me spring for dinner.


4.spill the beans 泄漏秘密

Don't spill the beans. It's supposed to be a secret.


5.stick in the mud 保守的人

Cathy is such a stick in the mud. She never wants to try anything



I have to go to the john. Wait for me in the car.


2.keep in line管束

He needs to be kept in line. He's too wild.


3.jump the gun草率行事

Don't jump the gun. We have to be patient for a while.


4.jump to conclusion妄下结论 1.fishy 可疑的

His story sounds fishy. We should see if it's really true.


2.flip out 乐死了

Chris flipped out when I told him that we won the game.


3.fix someone up 撮合某人

I think Xixi and Macaulay would make a perfect couple. Let's fix them

up. (Haha,just kidding:)



4.take a shine to 有好感

He really likes you. There are very few people he takes a shine to

right away.


5.third wheel 累赘,电灯泡1.ripoff 骗人的东西

2.rock the boat 找麻烦

3.blow it 搞砸了,弄坏了

I blew it on that last exam.


4.in hot water 有麻烦

5.put one's foot in one's mouth 祸从口出

1.flop (表演、电影等)不卖座,失败

2.drop in/by/over 随时造访

3.drop a line 写信

4.duck 躲闪,突然低下头

5.go with the flow 随从大家的意见

Sharon is an easy-going person. She just goes with the flow.


1.act up 胡闹,出毛病

The children started to act up as soon as the teacher left the room.


2.ad lib 即兴而作,随口编

The comedian ad libbed most of his routine.


3.blah-blah-blah 说个不停

All she does is go "blah-blah-blah" all night.


4.hit it off 投缘,一见如故

They hit it off instantly and have been good friends ever since.


5.zit 青春痘

Why is it that every time I have a hot date, I break out with a big zit

on my face?


1.put someone on the spot 让某人为难

Don't put me on the spot like this. You know I can't give you

confidential information.


2.racket 非法行业,挂羊头卖狗肉

The police are determined to break up the racket.


3.have it good 享受得很

She really has it good. Everybody caters to her every need.


4.don't knock it 不要太挑剔

Don;t knock it! You won't be able to find another job that pays so



5.pig out 狼吞虎咽

We pigged out on potato chips and cookies until our bellies ached.


1.down in the dumps垂头丧气

The players were down in the dumps after their team lost the

championship game.


2.horse around嬉闹

We've horsed around long enough. It's time to get to work.


3.pass something up放弃某事物

You can't pass up this job. This kind of opportunity comes only once

in a lifetime.


4.go whole hog全力以赴

She went whole hog in planning he New Year's Eve party.



There's no way he can lose. He's a shoo-in.


1.get the ball rolling开始

Let's get the ball rolling.让我们开始吧。

2.get on the ball用心做

If you hope to keep your job, you'd better get on the ball and meet

the deadline.



He's a real lady-killer. 他是个不折不扣的帅哥。

4.lay off停止,解雇

Lay off! I don't need you to tell me what to do!


5.knock it off=cut it off停止

Knock it off! I'm trying to get some sleep.


1.have a passion for钟爱

I have a passion for blue dresses.


2.pep talk打气,鼓励的话

The coach gave his team a pep talk at half time, hoping to lead them to victory.


3.pick someone’s brains请教某人

I don’t understand any of this medical terminology. Do you mind if I pick your brains since you’re so knowledgeable in this area?


4.pass out醉到了

5.way back好久以前

1.hit someone with a problem让某人面对问题

2.have it bad for狂恋

3.hung over宿醉未醒

4. has-been过时的人或物

4.have a bone to pick with有账要算

1. let the cat out of the bag 泄漏秘密

2.in the market for 想买,积极物色

3.meddle in 干涉,搅和

4.screw loose脱线,神经不对头

1.hang in there忍耐一下


3.gag me with a spoon我快吐了

4.get a move on赶快

5.cook up想出

1.roll with the punches逆来顺受

2.right off the bat立刻

3.get one’s feet wet参与,开始做

4.get after盯着,责备

5.pan out成功,奏效

1.screw someone over欺负某人

2.down to the wire等到最后一刻才开始做事



5.blow the lid off揭发(丑闻)

1.round up集合

2.put someone up留宿某人

3.take care of business负责

4.take out on拿…出气

5.hot stuff大人物


2.no good很糟

3. have someone’s number清楚某人的底细,看穿某人

4. hot number新鲜、迷人的人或事务,尤物

5. off the hook逃脱,溜掉,不受罚


2.I kid you not我不骗你

3.pop one’s cork大发脾气

4.poke one’s nose into something多管闲事

5.pull a fast one欺骗

1.beats me我不知道

2.beat it走开

3.beat a dead horse白费口舌,白费力气

4.John Hancock签名

5.keep it under raps保密

1.kick around讨论;多考虑一下


3.put away大吃大喝

4.put a move on挑逗

5.put one’s ass on the line两肋插刀,不惜一切



[ 2007-4-23 10:00:00 | By: linyanyun ]

English Phrases 英语有趣短语

1、 black sheep 是害群之马(不是黑绵羊)

2 、green house 是温室(不是绿房子)

3、 black tea 是红茶(不是黑茶)

4、 car park 是停车场(不是汽车公园)

5、 sweet water 是淡水,饮用水(不是甜水)

6、 green meat 是新鲜血液(不是绿色的血)

7、 rea news 是最新消息(不是红色消息)

8、 black and blue 是遍体鳞伤(不是又黑又蓝)

9 、French windows 是落地长窗(不是法国窗子)

10、 Greek gift 是图谋害人的礼物(不是希腊的礼物)

11、 car and dog 是倾盆大雨(不是猫和狗)

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