二十笔实用成语 12

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二十笔实用成语 12

帖子 royl » 周五 12月 24, 2010 1:22 am

二十笔实用成语 12

01. acquired taste, an
定义: 后天的喜好, 培养出的喜好. (注: 有些人或物刚开始不令人喜欢但经历多次后才慢慢会接受)
例句: Durian is an acquired taste. Those who love it really love it, but others can't stand the smell. (榴梿是一个后天培养出的喜好. 喜爱它的人喜爱得不得了, 但是有些人却不能容忍它的气味)

02. acquit oneself, to
定义: 在压力下表现满意.
例句: Somehow, he must acquit himself honorably, as all this would undoubtedly be reported back to school. (由于某种原因, 他行为表现必须审慎得体, 因为这些行为都会必然被报回学校)

03. acres of
定义: 大量的.
例句: In the acres of books devoted to the life of John Paul, for example, this is the first time his self-flagellation has ever been mentioned. (在大量的有关于约翰保罗书籍文献里, 举个例子, 他的自我鞭挞还是首此被人提到的)

04. across from
定义: 在某人或某物的对面.
例句: I'm staying at a little hotel just across from the Libyan Embassy. (我现在暂住在一个小旅馆, 就在利比亚大使馆的对面)

05. across the board
定义: (副词) 全面地, 全盘地, 没有例外地.
例句: We've been forced to cut spending across the board. (我们被强迫全面性地删减开支)

06. across the ditch
定义: [纽澳俚语]塔斯曼海的另一方: 澳洲或纽西兰. (注: 塔斯曼海乃分隔澳洲及纽西兰之水域; 海的另一方乃指澳洲或纽西兰端看你身处哪一方.)
例句: New Zealand nationals can travel, live, and work in Australia visa-free, making a hop across the ditch to enjoy some warm weather during the cold winter months. (纽西兰国民可以不需要签证到澳大利亚旅游, 生活,及工作, 越过了塔斯曼海在寒冬月份里可以享受温暖的气候)

07. across the pond
定义: [英国俚语]大西洋的另一端. (注: 有可能指美国或欧洲, 看你站在哪一端)
例句: It's good to know that our cousins across the Pond are on our side, no matter what the tabloids might say. (不管小报纸怎么说, 很高兴知道我们的在大西洋彼岸的表兄弟站在我们这一边)

08. across the way
定义: 街道的对面.
例句: There's a petrol station just across the way. (街道对面有一家加油站)

09. across-the-board
定义: (形容词) 全面的, 全盘的, 没有例外的.
例句: The announcement cancels a planned 1.4% across the board pay hike for federal workers in 2011. (这个宣布删除了一项已计划好将在2011年给联邦员工百分之一点四的全面加薪)

10. act accordingly, to
定义: 照此去做, 比照办理.
例句: The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly. (当你怯懦的时候你能做到最勇敢的事就是鼓起勇气并付诸行动)

11. act as if/though ..., to
定义: 表现得好像..., 装得像...
例句: But the shutter acts as if the flash is not functioning, and adjusts for a long exposure. (但是相机快门表现出好像闪光灯坏掉了一样, 所以调整为长曝光)

12. act dumb, to
定义: 装聋作哑, 装傻, 装无辜, 装不知情.
例句: So, the reason for acting dumb is that it diffuses the competitive spirit of the other side. (所以, 装傻的原因是它使对方的竞争心情松懈下来)

13. act for someone, to
定义: 代表某人(出庭或接洽业务).
例句: Don't worry. I am acting for the owner. I am his real estate agent. (别担心. 我代表屋主. 我是他的房地产经纪人)

14. act funny, to
定义: 行为表现怪异.
例句: My cichlids are all acting weird; most of them have just been hiding under a rock for the last 48 hours and only come out to eat. (我养的丽鱼都表现怪异; 它们大多数都躲在石头底下,一躲就是四十八个钟头, 只有喂食的时候才跑出来)

15. act like ..., to
定义: 表现得好像..., 装得像...
例句: If there's something wrong in the aftermath of the situation, don't act like nothing's wrong, talk to them about it. (假如在这个状况之后出现了不对劲的问题, 别装着若无其事的样子, 你要跟他们说明这个问题)

16. act of faith, an
定义: 显示或测试一个人的虔诚或忠贞信念的行为.
例句: Rock climbing with a new, inexperienced partner was a real act of faith. (攀岩运动时带着一个新进, 没经验的伙伴真是一个显示个人忠诚行为的测试)

17. act of God, an
定义: [法律术语]天灾或意外的灾难. (注: 因无法预防只好归咎于老天的行为)
例句: Act of God is a legal term for events outside of human control, such as sudden floods or other natural disasters, for which no one can be held responsible. (天灾或神的行为是一个法律术语使用在人力不可控制的事故, 例如突发的洪水或其他的天然灾害等没有人可以承担责任的灾变)

18. act of war, an
定义: 挑衅的战争行为.
例句: A military attack on another nation's military is an act of war. (以武力攻击另一国家的军队就是一个挑衅的战争行为)

19. act on advice, to
定义: 听从某人劝告行事.
例句: It is wise to act on advice from people that have gone before you. (遵循有经验的前人劝告行事是睿智的)

20. act on behalf of someone, to
定义: 代替或代表某人去做某事.
例句: When should the government act on behalf of society, even if it means interfering with private enterprise? (政府在哪个时候应该代表社会, 即使这意味着干扰私营企业?)

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