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ps:英文分享将按照有顺序的数字排序方便大家记忆。




21. You got screwed

这句话的意思是,你受骗了。


比如,当你的好朋友说有人跟她借了几万块钱没还,但是他却消失不见了。

这时候你就可以说,You got screwed.


22.catch on

means understand, know sth; get popular.


举例:I should have caught on when she showed face like that.

(当我看到她那副嘴脸的时候我就该了解了)


23.steer clear of you

definition: avoind sth/sb that seems unpleasant


举例:they wanted their children to steer clear of the drugs.

(他们希望他们的孩子们可以远离毒品)


24.keep fixating on sth.

意为:持续不断地围绕某件事情打转


举例:当某人不断地重复某个话题时让你感到不爽,你就可以说:“Can you stop keep fixating on that topic?”


25.Dear diary moment

Definition: this refers to an extraordinary circumstances.


比如说,当某人有幸能够和一个足球队长约会的话,她就会想要把date的经历写进日记本里来作为一种美好的回忆,这种日记通常是一种自己的私密日记。所以在写日记时,她们会称它为dear diary,有种和日记说话的意思,而有些人写着这个日记仿佛就像是写给自己的一位关系亲密的朋友。


26.get it together

Definition: make a decision or take a positive action in your life.

(作出一些积极的决定或是在人生选择上有了一个很积极的行动)


举例:Alison has really got it together since I saw her last time, she has started a new job and lost so much weight.

(Alison真的做出了一个很大的改变,上次我看到她的时候她已经有了一份新工作并且还减肥了)


27.get ahead of oneself

Definition: act or plan prematurely or overconfidently or to do something to early.

(太早做某事,没有经过精心的准备)


举例:That last game suggests that we have been getting ahead of ourselves in praising the team’s progress.

(上场比赛表明了我们太早称赞这支队伍的胜利了)


28.take credit for

它有两个意思,

第一个是allow people to believe that one has done something praiseworthy, whether or not one has actually done it.其中还带有抢军功的意思。


举例:I really cannot take credit for this entire success./Toby took credit for everything which was done by Alex.(托比把埃里克斯做的事都归功于自己啦)


第二个意思有帮忙了某人然后感情中带有炫耀的色彩

举例:I take credit for him.(我可帮了他大忙呢!)


29.upbeat

Definition: full of hope; happiness and good feeling.

有时候不妨替换一下单词positive或是excited 这些已经用腻了的词汇吧!


30.live off sb.

Definition: depend on sb. to live.


举例:You cannot live off your parents for the whole life.

(你不能一辈子都依靠你的父母生活)


31.Are you through with sth?

这句话的意思同等于“Have you finished with that?”

(你已经结束了吗?)

through在这里相当于finish的意思


32.put something in perspective

perspective = the art of drawing solid objects on a flat surface so as to give the right impression of their height, width, depth and position  in relation to each other.


它在英文中是一种透视法,即考量物体之间彼此对应的关系。

于是引申为:To clarify, appraise, or assess the true value, importance, or significance of something.


举例:You don’t think it’s a big deal? ok, let me put the perspective for you…(我现在把它的重要性告诉你)


33.fit into

Definition: be accepted by the people in the group or be a part of a group.(被一个团体或群组的人接纳或是变成这个团体的一员)


举例:Can I fit into this whole thing?

(我可以加入这件事吗?)


34.take some of the heat off sb.

Definition: to relieve the stress on sb.

(缓解一些某人的压力)


举例:If you could say to her about this whole thing, it will definitely take some off the heat of me.

(如果你能告诉她这件事的话,一定会缓解我的一些压力)


35.play very well

基本的意思就是比如你做什么事做的很好,you play it so well.


引申为两个小孩之间相处很好,they are playing quite well,但如果是形容两个成年人之间相处的不好也可以说they are not playing well.这里面就包含有他们处事不够成熟的内涵。


36.be trapped in

Definition: to be in a bad situation from which you cannot escape.

(在一个比较糟糕的不能逃脱的情况)


举例:She was trapped in the role of wife and mother.


37.step back

Definition: to temporarily stop being involved in an activity in order to think about it in a new way.

(暂时跳出原来的圈子,用一个新的角度来看问题)


举例:Let’s just step back from the problem and think about what we could do.


38.hold up

Definition: to remain strong or successful

(保持强壮或是稳在一个可用的状态)


举例:I hope the repairs hold up until we can get to a garage.


当hold up后面加上somebody时有delay someone的意思(耽误某人)


举例:Sorry to hold you up-my train was late.


39.miss out

Definition: to fail to use an opportunity to enjoy or get an advantage from something.

(错失享乐或获利的机会)


举例:Do not miss out on the fantastic bargains in our summer sale.

(别错过我们夏季特卖中极好的便宜货)


40.lay the ground work

Definition: to create a foundation

(在一件事发生之前做必要的准备)


举例:We are busy laying the ground work for another campaign.


41.what’s messing you up?

means the general same as “what’s the problem”. 

mess up本身有把事情搞砸的意思。


42.loath&loathe

这两个单词看上去拼写几乎一样,但意思完全不同。loath是形容词,意思是不情愿的,reluctant;而loathe是动词,means to be disgusted with.


举例:He is loath to get out of bed on cold mornings.

(他很讨厌在寒冷的早上起床)

I loathe you!(我鄙视你!)


43.吓人的三种表达

第一个spooky,这个通常用在形容类似像halloween万圣节时候点南瓜灯那种吓人,或者是形容恐怖片很intense的那种吓人;


第二个:scary,指的是某件事真的让人很害怕,

I am so afraid something.


第三个:creepy,更有一种觉得某件事很变态很恶心的感觉。

feel disgusting or perverted.


44.What is it about me?

means what quality of mine to cause a person to think of that way.

也就是指不理解自己身上什么特质会导致另一个人这么想自己。


举例:

B:A is so unbearable

A(to C):What is it about me that would cause B to think that?


(B:A真令人难以忍受 

A问C,我有什么特点让他这样想我?)


45.be vague about

等于be not clear about,对某件事模糊、不清楚的意思


举例:I was worried about you were gonna be vague about this.

(我还担心你们看不出来呢!)



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