英语日常口语、习惯语1500句(高级)

      221. Whenever I’m down in the dumps, rather than wallow in my troubles,
I try to do things that will get my mind off them. dump 垃圾场, wallow,
猪在泥中打滚,get my mind off 不去想这些事。每当我遇到烦心的事事,我总会找些事做,不让自己想不开,不老想着这些事。


 
 222. When they play, it is history. 只要他们参赛,就会书写历史。注意例句30:My
relationship with her is already a history.a history 与history 意思很不相同。


  223. roll 的基本意思是“滚动”,在口语里常用。
  Can the Chinese team keep rolling 中国队还能保持势头吗?
  Let’s roll. 让我们开始吧!让我们继续前进吧。
  They should roll back their support of a dictatorship government. 他们应该终止对独裁政权的支持。
  Rock n Roll, 摇滚 Do you like Rock n Roll music
  I am glad that you have got the ball rolling.我很高兴你已经把事情推动运作起来了。

 
 224. Life is like a roller coaster. There are ups and downs.
“生活就像过山车,有高潮、有低潮(有时得意,有时失意)。”这是安慰人的话,一般是在对方失意的时候说的。


  225. Gratify, 我们一般知道“满足”的英文是satisfy,口语里现在常用“gratify”:That is very gratifying to me.

 
 226. Get to the point, don’t beat the bush. 有话直说好了,不要弯弯绕好不好。I got your
point, OK 我明白你的意思了,好不好?(言下之意就是不要再罗嗦了。)What is your point 你究竟想说什么?


  227. get to you: You are silly for letting this get to you. 让这事来烦你,你是有点傻。


 
 228. put your foot in your mouth 得罪 If you speak the truth, you will
often put your foot in your mouth. Put foot in 冒犯 I really put my foot
in it with Julie. I didn’t realise she was a vegetarian.


  229. I try to get myself out of the way as quickly as possible. Out of the way,退出,不碍事。参见in the way


 
 230. Thank goodness. 谢天谢地。一般人们会说,Thank God.但也有人不是信徒,他们或许会说,Thank
goodness. 也有人用My Goodness来代替My God,或者说:My gosh.我的天呀!


      231. They are going to throw a party, are you interested in going Throw a party, 举行聚会 to throw someone into prison,把某关进监狱

  The FBI threw every available agent into the case. 联邦调查局把所有的警力全都投入到了这个案子.
  
 
 232. She just had a car accident. She is treated now with intravenous
fluids and she is not out of the woods yet.
她刚遭遇车祸,她现在在接受打点滴(打吊针)治疗,还没有脱离危险。Out of the woods,
脱离危险。一个人在深林里迷了路那是很可怕的事,出了深林就是脱离了危险。

  
  233. Be cheerful, man. The cloud cover is beginning to lift. 振作一点,老兄,乌云已经开始消散了。
  
  234. He is really puffed up. 他很是得意。
  
  235. Don’t Beat Yourself up Over Every little Mishap, Cut Yourself Some Slack! 不要为了一点小时就捶胸顿足的,没什么大了不起的事。
  
 
 “Don’t beat yourself up over something that you have no control
over,,,,Others have fallen….that doesn’t mean that you will.”
不要一有什么事你办不了就垂头丧气好不好?别人因此失败了,并不意味着你也会失败。

  
  236. Down the road
过程,以后,将来, The question is how far down that road you go to allow
citizens exposure of pleasure in gambling in Macau that they may not be
able to control themselves. 也可以说,down the line。

  He will change down the road. 他日后会改变的.
  
 
 237. in addition to, He works as a security guard and attends college
in addition to raising two sons. 相当于besides,“他除了要抚养两个儿子,还要兼职做保安以及读大学。”

  
 
 238. ins and outs, 里里外外,彻底。He knows the ins and outs of how the
government function, so it is easy for him to escape the checkout by
the officials. 他对政府运作了如指掌,所以他很容易就能逃避政府的检查.

  
  239. He sounds upbeat. 看样子他很开朗。
  
  240. I am so happy you are well situated now. 你都安顿好了,真叫我高兴。I am calling to see how you are situated.
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