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雅思口语之习语(4)

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小编摘要:英语习语不仅可以用在口语考试上,笔试部分如果使用这些词语也可以为文章锦上添花。下面来让我们看一看这部分习语吧。

1.       An open question (n.  未决问题).
The future of democracy in Pakistan is still an open question.
2.       Off the hook (脱离困境)
This news was quite unexpected for him; now his is off the hook.
3.       Out and out (彻底地)
He is out and out a scoundrel.
4.       Out at elbows (经济状况差)
His business has suffered a severe set-back; now he is out at elbows.
5.       Off and on (偶尔地)
He goes to the cinema off and on.
6.       Of no account (不重要)
His objection is of no account.
7.       Pros and cons (优点和缺点)
You should carefully consider the pros and cons of this proposal.
8.       Palmy days (全盛时期)
I had many friends in my palmy days.
9.       To pay through the nose (代价高)
He picked a quarrel with his officer and he had to pay through his nose.
10.   Pick holes in (指出缺点)
Out of jealousy, he is trying to pick holes in the work done by you.
11.   To poke one’s nose (干涉其他人的事)
Don’t poke your nose in my affairs.
12.   Play fast and loose (举止不当)
Don’t play fast and loose with your friends.
13.   Point-blank (直接的)
He denied point-blank that he had ever entered the house.
14.   Play ducks and drakes with (浪费)
Don’t play ducks and drakes with our hard-earned money.
15.   To pick a bone with (责备)
You cannot pick a bone with me in this matter.
16.   To pull a long face (看上去很悲伤)
He pulled a long face on hearing the sad news of his failure.
17.   To pay off old scores (还清旧账)
He is bent upon paying off old scores.
18.   To play one’s trump card (尽最大能力利用)
A shrewd person knows how to play his trump card.
19.   Part and parcel (必不可缺的一部分)
This book is a part and parcel of my library.
20.   To play one’s card well (举止明智)
He is a man of cool nerves and he always plays his cards well.
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