那些看起来很好吃的英文短语,快擦擦口水吧
发布日期:2016-04-27 浏览数:1386

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作为一枚吃货,哦不,作为一名学英语的吃货,如果不知道一些美食的英文表达方式,怎么对得起“资深吃货”这个称号啊!所以,我们今天要说一些美食~




好吧,开个玩笑而已...我们要说的就像标题写的那样,有些看起来很好吃的英文短语,实际上跟吃却是没多大关系哦!一起来看一看吧


1. be like chalk and cheese

风格迥异;截然不同chalk是粉笔,cheese是奶酪)

My brother and I are like chalk and cheese.

我哥哥和我完全不一样。



2. bring home the bacon

养家糊口;维持生计(bacon是培根)

I can't sit around all day - someone's got to bring home the bacon.

我不能整天都无所事事——家里总要有个养家糊口的人。




3. curry favour

阿谀奉承(curry是咖喱)

He's always trying to curry favour with the boss.

他总是想方设法拍老板马屁。



4. be in apple-pie order

干净整洁;井然有序(apple-pie是苹果派)

Their house is always in apple-pie order.

他们家总是收拾得井然有序。




5. eat crow / eat humble pie

赔礼道歉;认错(pie是馅饼)

After boasting that his company could out perform the industry's best, he's been forced to eat humble pie.

在他吹嘘他的公司可以压倒业内最好的企业后,他就不得不为此而道歉了。




6. jam tomorrow

可望不可及的东西,就像望梅止渴(jam是果酱)

As children we were always being promised jam tomorrow, if only we would be patient.

孩童时代大人总是许诺只要我们耐心点儿就会给我们好东西。




7. as cool as a cucumber

镇定,泰然自若cucumber是黄瓜)

He walked in as cool as a cucumber, as if nothing had happened.

他泰然自若地走进来,就像什么事也没发生过。




8. chew the cud

沉思(cud是咀嚼物)

He bit his lip for a moment chewing the cud before he spoke.

他咬着唇思考了片刻才开口说话。




9. sour grapes

因嫉妒而贬低某物grape是葡萄)

I don't think it's a good toy -and that's not just sour grapes because I didn't get it.

我不认为这个玩具有多好——这可不是因为吃不着葡萄说葡萄酸。


(最后三个关于豆豆的)

10. like two peas in a pod

极其相似,主要是指外表(pea是豌豆)

The twins are like two peas in a pod.

那对双胞胎长得一模一样。


11. bean counter

会计师(bean是豆类)

It looked like the project was going to be approved, but the bean counters said it wasn't cost-effective.

这个项目马上就能获得批准了,但会计师们却认为它不效益不高。


12. spill the beans

泄密(bean是豆类)

So who spilled the beans about his affair with brother

那么到底是谁把他和哥哥之间的秘密泄露出去的?

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