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沪江英语 2020-12-28 10:57

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Check out these idioms and phrases, which can be used when talking about school and learning.

看看这些习语和短语,它们可以用来谈论学校和学习。

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Bite off more than you can chew

好高骛远

Meaning: to take on more than you can handle

意思是:承担超出你所能承受的

Example: I bit off more than I could chew when I signed up for the extracurricular activities after school.

当我报名参加放学后的课外活动时,我报得太多了。

 

Blow off steam

发泄情绪

Meaning: to do something to get rid of stress, to do something to relax after a period of hard work

意思是:做一些事情来摆脱压力,在一段时间的努力之后做一些事情来放松。

Example: After two weeks of exams Andrew and his friends went camping for the weekend to blow off steam.

经过两周的考试,安德鲁和他的朋友们周末去野营消遣。

 

Bookworm

书呆子

Meaning: Someone who reads a lot.

意思是:一个经常阅读的人。

Example: Everyone knows she’s a real bookworm so she only got books for her birthday.

每个人都知道她是个真正的书呆子,所以她过生日时只得到了书。

 

Brainstorm

头脑风暴

Meaning: to think of new ideas

意义:思考新的想法

Example: Annie didn’t have a clue how to get started with the project so she decided to brainstorm with her group.

安妮不知道如何开始这个项目,所以她决定和她的小组一起集思广益。

 

Burn the midnight oil

熬夜

Meaning: to work or read late into the night

意思是:工作或阅读到深夜

Example: I had to burn the midnight oil to get ready for the test.

为了准备考试,我不得不熬夜。

 

By heart

熟记

Meaning: from memory

意思是:熟记于心

Example: Jane knows all the idioms by heart.

简熟记所有的成语。

 

Cut to the chase

直入主题

Meaning: get straight to the point

意思是:直奔主题

Example: Cut to the chase – what’s your idea for the project?

例句:开门见山,你对这个项目有什么想法?

 

Eager beaver

对工作极有热忱的人

Meaning: someone who is enthusiastic about school or work and works very hard

意思是:对学校或工作充满热情并努力工作的人

Example: She’s such an eager beaver. She never missed a lesson and always does her homework.

她真是个对学习充满热情的人,从不缺课,总是做作业。

 

(来源:沪江英语  编辑:yaning)

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