二十笔实用成语 1

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二十笔实用成语 1

帖子 royl » 周三 12月 08, 2010 2:58 pm

二十笔实用成语 1

01. (and) not before time (too)
定义: [英国]早就该如此. (注: 跟美国的and it's about time同义)
例句: Henry is going to be punished and not before time. (亨利将要被处罚, 其实早该如此)

02. (something) as we know it
定义: 我们现在所熟悉的事或物; 现在所存在的事或物.
例句: It's the end of the world as we know it. (我们所熟悉的世界之终结)

03. (something) to come
定义: 将要来到的(某事).
例句: The best is yet to come. (最好的尚未来临)

04. ... (adjective形容词) + as hell, be
定义: 极为+形容词. (注: 加强形容词语气, 例如: You're mean as hell. 也就是: 你很恶毒, 刻薄)
例句: I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore! (我气疯了, 我忍无可忍)

05. ... (verb动词) close behind
定义: 紧贴, 些微差距或时差. (注: 请参考finish close behind及stand close behind)
例句: NBC wins Sunday night, with ABC close behind. (NBC赢得星期天晚上收视率, ABC紧跟其后)

06. ... a day
定义: 每天... (例如: 每天两次, 每次服一颗药丸, Take one pill two times a day)
例句: People who brush their teeth twice a day have a significantly lower risk of heart disease. (每天刷两次牙的人得到心脏病的危险显著地降低)

07. ... and a half
定义: 评价某人, 事或物的过高或过低的品质. (注: 如果你说这辆车是a car and a half你称赞此车很优秀)
例句: He is trouble and a half, you'd have to watch him all the time. (他麻烦得要命, 你必须不停地看好他)

08. ... and change
定义: ...及多一点.
例句: This one only costs ten bucks and change. (这件东西要花费十块多一点)

09. ... and under
定义: 年龄, 数量限于正好在...或以下.
children 12 and under are admitted free (公布价格: 十二岁及以下儿童免费入场)

10. ... does nothing for me
定义: 我并不喜欢...; 对..., 我看不上眼; ...对我没作用, ...对我没帮助.
例句: This game does nothing for me. (我不喜欢这场比赛)

11. ... doesn't do much for me
定义: 我并不喜欢...; 对..., 我看不上眼; ...对我没作用, ...对我没帮助.
例句: I don't like codeine because it doesn't do much for me. (我不喜欢服用可待因, 因为它对我没效用. 注: 可待因是一种强力镇痛剂)

12. ... even if it kills me
定义: 我心意已决, 非要做...(某事)不可.
例句: Don't worry. I will get it done even if it kills me. (别担心. 我拼了命也会做好它)

13. ... of my very own, a/an
定义: 完全属于我自己的...
例句: I am going to build a house of my very own. (我要建造一栋完全属于自己的房子)

14. ... or anything
定义: 一点也不; 或怎么的. (注: 如果前面句子是否定的话, 一定要使用or anything; 请参考I don't mean to annoy you or anything)
例句: There is no pressure or anything. (一点都没有压力)

15. ... or more
定义: ...(某个数量)或更多.
例句: Save with free shipping when you buy $50 or more. (当你买五十块钱以上货品, 你会省下运费=你会得到免费送货)

16. ... or rather ...
定义: ...(大概的描述)或更确切的是...(准确描述).
例句: I found David Wu or rather, he found me. (我找到了大卫吴或更确切地说, 他找到了我)

17. ... or someone
定义: 之类的人, 等等, 不一一而论. (注: 用于句尾, 常用于一时找不到明确的称呼, 列举或描述某事所使用的片语)
例句: I don't care if it's you or someone like you who raises the objection. (我才不在乎你或像你一样的人提出反对意见)

18. ... or something
定义: ...之类的东西, 等等, 不一一而论. (注: 用于句尾, 常用于一时找不到明确的称呼, 列举或描述某事所使用的片语)
例句: Maybe it's a flu or something. (可能是流感或此类的病)

19. ... or to be precise ...
定义: ...(大致的数量/称呼)或更确切的是...(准确数量/称呼).
例句: "She's "hot" or to be precise, a "hot girl". (她很惹火或确切地说, 一位惹火女郎)"

20. ... or/and whatever
定义: 等其他的东西, 等等, 不一一而论. (注: 用于句尾, 常用于一时找不到明确的称呼, 列举或描述某事所使用的片语)
例句: I need some blank papers, pens, and whatever. (我需要一些白纸, 笔, 等其他东西)

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