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雅思口语之习语(5)

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小编摘要:英语习语不仅可以使雅思口语夺得高分,更可为作文添彩。烤鸭们在平时要多积累哦。

1.       To play truant (逃学闲逛)
School boys playing truant will be punished.
2.       Root and branch (完全地)
He destroyed his enemies root and branch.
3.       Ride the high horse 自大的)
If you go on riding the high horse in this foolish manner, you will soon come to grief.
4.       Read between the lines (体会字里行间的意思,  领悟言外之意)
Read between the lines; its plain from her letter that she is unhappy.
5.       To rest one’s laurels (吃老本,不思进取).
He has grown old and he thinks it fit to rest on his laurels.
6.       To rise to the occasion (应付自如)
A man of parts always rises to the occasion and achieves his cherished goal.
7.       To ride out of a storm (在危机中生存,幸存)
His steadfastness enabled him to ride out of the storm.
8.       Rap on the knuckles (严厉的责备)
The bank clerk received a rap on the knuckles for his carelessness.
9.       Strain every nerve (尽全力)
I shall strain every nerve to solve this problem.
10.   To stand one in good stead (在关键时候证明自己是有用的)
This old coat will stand me in good stead if the weather turns cold.
11.   Spick and span (很干净整洁)
His dress is always spick and span.
12.   To steer clear of (避免)
He steered clear of this controversial point.
13.   To speak of one in high terms (高度称赞某人)
He is a bluff and he always speaks of his family in high terms.
14.   Sum and substance (主题)
What is the sum and substance of this story?
15.   To speak one’s mind (说出自己的意见)
My friend never minces any matter; he always speaks his mind openly.
16.   A sheet anchor (主要的支持)
Patience was his sheet anchor in the time of adversity.
17.   Sharp practices (商业中的投机取巧)
Sharp practices often play the devil with business.
18.   To swallow the bait/to rise to the bait (入圈套)
He is too clever to rise to your bait.
19.   To see rocks ahead (vi.  看到有触礁危险(看到前途有危险))
It seems to be an easy job, but I see rocks ahead.
20.   A short cut (捷径)
There is no short cut to knowledge.
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