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American Idioms - 美國片語-Learn the ropes

Submitted by Jenny on Sat, 09/18/2010 - 11:29

Learn the ropes - to learn the basics of something 從基礎學起

例句:
You have to learn the ropes when you start a new job. 當你開始一個新工作時,你要從基礎學起。
You have to learn the ropes first before you can start working on more difficult tasks. 你要先把基礎學好,然後可以做比較困難的工作。

American Idioms - 美國片語 - Ants in your pants

Submitted by Jenny on Wed, 09/08/2010 - 11:28

Ants in your pants - can not stop moving 無法停下來, 好像有螞蟻在褲子裡

例句:
Owen has ants in his pants that he can never stay still. Owen 從來無法停下來就好像有螞蟻在他褲子裡。

A: Are you ok? You look like you have ants in your pants. 你還好嗎? 你看起來好像有螞蟻在你褲子裡。
B: Yeah, I need to go to bathroom very bad! 對呀, 我急著要上廁所

American Idioims - 美國片語 - None of your business

Submitted by Jenny on Sun, 08/29/2010 - 10:29

None of your business - nothing to do with you. Don't ask about things that do not concern you. 不要愛管閒事, 沒有你的事

例句:
Her actions are her own, it's none of your business. 她要做的是她的事,與你無關。
What John decides to do does not concern you. It's none of your business. John決定要做得是與你無關,不要愛管閒事.

American Idioims - 美國片語 - Start from scratch

Submitted by Jenny on Wed, 08/25/2010 - 17:23

Start from scratch - to start over - 重新開始

例句:
My computer broke and I lost my essay. I need to start from scratch tonight. 我的電腦壞了,所以我的文章沒了.我今晚需要重新(開始)再寫一遍。
Our manager changed his mind, we need to start from scratch on this project. 我們的經理改變了他的主意,我們這計畫要從新開始.

American Idioims - 美國片語 - Fair and Square

Submitted by Jenny on Tue, 08/17/2010 - 09:57

Fair and Square: without cheating. 很公正,公平的

例句:
He won the tournament fair and square. 他比賽贏的很公平的(沒有投機取巧或作弊)。
I beat you fair and square. 我很公正的贏了你。

American Idioims - 美國片語 - Hit the road

Submitted by Jenny on Sun, 08/15/2010 - 09:49

Hit the road - to get going or to leave 準備要離開了的意思

例句:
We should hit the road since it is getting late. 我們應該要準備離開了,因為以經晚了.
You better hit the road, otherwise you will be late. 你最好要準備離開了,要不然你會遲到了.

American Idioims - 美國片語 - Do Wonders

Submitted by Jenny on Wed, 08/11/2010 - 10:04

Do wonders: to be of great help - 這是很大的幫助的意思。
例句:

  • A good massage will do wonders for my sore back. 好的按摩對我的疼痛的背有很大的幫助。
  • This medicine did wonders for my cold. 這個藥對我的感冒有很大的幫助。

American Idioims - 美國片語

Submitted by Jenny on Mon, 08/02/2010 - 08:34

美國片語多之多,常常很多人懂得美一個字但全句子搞得霧煞煞!我們來做小小的測驗。這裡有10句片語,看你知不知道意思,下禮拜公佈答案!

  • Do Wonders
  • Hit the road
  • Fair and square
  • Start from scratch
  • None of your business
  • Ants in your pants
  • Learn the ropes
  • In the nick of time
  • At the crack of dawn
  • Out of the blue

一對一英文家教與英文團體課

Submitted by Jenny on Fri, 06/04/2010 - 20:18

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