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雅思口语之英语习语(2)

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小编摘要:雅思口语要高分,用词地道是关键。下面来让我们看一看这些英语地道的表达方式吧。

1.       Above board (光明正大的,  公开的).
His part in the affair was quite open and above board.
2.       All in all   
 (1) (总的说来)
All in all we had a good time.
(2) 最重要
He is all in all in this office.
3.       A jaundiced eye (带有偏见的眼光)
A jaundiced eye cannot evaluate matters in the light of reason.
4.       A turn-coat (不时的转变自己的政治归属)
The turn-coats are responsible for the failure of democracy in our     
country.
5.       On the alert (警惕地)
A watchman on duty should always be on the alert.
6.       After one’s own heart (合某人心愿,希望)
He is a man after my own heart.
7.       Of one’s own accord (自由地,自愿地)
He did it of his own accord.
8.       To be at loggerheads (不同意,有争执)
He is constantly at loggerheads with his wife.
9.       A past master (能手)
He is past master in the art of painting.
10.   To all intents and purposes (实际上)
To all intents and purposes, he is the chief organizer of this show.
11.   A live wire (有活力的人)
He is a man of revolutionary spirit; he is a live wire.
12.   To add insult to injury (雪上加霜)
He insulted him and added insult to injury by ridiculing his parents.
13.   All moonshine (几乎显示不出,诡计)
He talks much of his riches, but it is all moonshine.
14.   A wet blanket (一个无聊的人)
Do not invite him to this colourful function; he is a wet blanket.
15.   A willing horse (心甘情愿的帮手)
A willing horse always remains in the good books of his boss.
16.   A burning question (紧急的,重要的,亟待解决的问题)
His prices is one of the burning questions of our time.
17.   A rainy day (经济困难的时段,或者挫折的时段)
Save up something against a rainy day.
18.   A right-hand man(得力助手)
He is the right-hand man of the principal.
19.   A man of letters (学者,作家)
A man of letters is held in high esteem in the world.
20.   A broken reed (不值得信赖的人或者事情)
He is a broken reed; you cannot rely on him.
21.   A red rag to a bull (被激怒的导火索)
My remark acted like a red rag to a bull; he began to roar in anger.
22.   All at sea (迷惑)
He was all at sea in the face of this unexpected twist of fortune.
23.   At sixes and sevens (乱七八糟)
He went away in a hurry and left the house at sixes and sevens.
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