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雅思口语之习语(6)

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小编摘要:习语是考验一个学生英语是否地道的一个重要标准,好的习语不仅可以用在口语考试中,也可以用于写作考试中。下面让我们来看一看这部分习语吧。

1.       To set one’s face against (反对,藐视)
I always set my face against such a vulgar show of wealth.
2.       To stick to one’s guns (坚守岗位)
A man of determination always sticks to his guns.
3.       To show the white feather (示弱)
The enemy showed the white feather and fled from the arena.
4.       To sit on the fence (保持中立)
He is adept in the art of sitting gracefully on the fence.
5.       Safe and sound (毫发无损)
We reached our destination safe and sound.
6.       Storm in the teacup (小题大做)
The protest of audience at the cheap joke of the speaker was only   a storm in the tea cup.
7.       Turn over a new leaf (改过自新)
He is sorry for all his misdeeds and has now decided to turn over  a new leaf.
8.       Turn tail (逃之夭夭)
On seeing a police-man, the pick-pocket turned tail.
9.       Turn a deaf ear to (拒绝接受)
He turned a deaf ear to my advice.
10.   Tooth and nail (拼命地,全力以赴)
The Hindus opposed the Pakistan Movement tooth and nail.
11.   Time and again (频繁地)
The children have been warned about the danger time and again.
12.   Take exception to (反对)
I take exception to your remarks.
13.   To show a clean pair of heels (逃走)
As soon as he saw his enemy, he showed a clean pair of heels.
14.   To take a leaf out of one’s book (吸取教训)
We must take a leaf out of our Prophet’s (peace be upon him)book to face the hardships bravely.
15.   To take with a grain of salt (adj.  不能全信(采取保留态度).)
We take most of what he says with a grain of salt.
16.   To take to one’s heels (逃跑)
After stabbing a man to death, Rashid took to his heels.
17.   Take a fancy to (喜欢,钦佩)
He took a fancy to Salma.
18.   Take by storm (迅雷之速取得胜利)
The Muslim army took the enemy by storm and won a great victory.
19.   Through thick and thin (不顾艰难险阻,  在任何情况下)
They followed their leader through thick and thin.
20.   To throw cold water upon (使。。气馁)
He threw cold water upon my plans by saying that they were impracticable.
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