四六级口语考试,超native表达!

天水师范学院学生工作处2020-05-22 16:20:23

01

Crunch time 

释义:

the period of time just before a project has to be completed and everyone has to work hard

关键时刻

例句:

I'm not getting enough sleep these days. It's crunch time at work.

这段时间我一直睡不够,因为最近是工作项目中的关键时刻。


02

Let your freak flag fly

释义:

to let others see your uniqueness

脱颖而出,让别人刮目相看

例句:

My colleagues were surprised at the Christmas party - I let my freak flag fly and showed them a break dance routine.

 圣诞晚会上我跳了霹雳舞,我的同事都惊呆了,顿时对我刮目相看。



03

Get out o fhand

释义:

when you lose control of things, they get out of hand

局面失控


例句:

The party go to out of hand and the guests started to throw bottles at each other.

宾客们彼此向对方胡乱扔洒瓶,聚会场面失控了。


04

Get your head around it

释义:

to understand something

理解,明白

例句:

I just can’t get my head around the fact that Joe is leaving us.

我就是想不明白,为什么Joe离幵我们了。


05

Dig in your heels /Stick to your guns

释义:

to refuse to compromise or change your mind

坚持己见,不妥协

例句:

My parents wanted me to give up writing, but I dug in my heels / stuck to my guns and went on to become a famous writer.

我父母想让我放弃写作,但我没有妥协、坚持写作, 终于成为一个有名的作家。


06

Pound the pavement

释义:

to walk the streets looking for a job

出去找份工作

例句:

I' d been pounding the pavement for months before I found a job in a fast food restaurant.

找了好几个月工作,终于有一家快餐店要我了。



07

Pull a rabbit out of a hat

释义:

to do something unexpected that may have seemed impossible

力挽狂澜,大逆转

例句:

I thought we were going bankrupt, but my partner pulled a rabbit out of his hat and we landed a major contract.

本以为我们会破产,但我的合作伙伴力挽狂澜,我们接了个大单子。


08

Leave no stone unturned

释义:

to do everything you can to achieve your goal

竭尽全力,不遗余力

例句:

I’ll leave no stone unturned until I find out who did this.

我将竭尽全力,查出到底是谁做了这件事。

09

Get it out of your system

释义:

to do something unexpected that may have seemed impossible

把心里想了很久的事付诸实践

例句:

I wasn’t sure how she was going to react, but I had to get it out of my system, so I told her I had found another woman.

我不知道她会有什么反应,但我不想再忍了,所以我告诉她我找了另一个女人。


10

Step up your game

释义:

to start performing better

表现得更好


例句:

If you want to win this competition, you’ll have to step up your game.

如果你想赢得这场比赛,你须表现得更好。


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