英语点滴:和身体部位有关的习语

标题大图:我们来学习包含不同身体部位的短语。- Unsplash: Samuel Zeller
让我们来学习包含不同身体部位的短语。

当人们说道他们想‘get something off their chest’的时候是什么意思呢?你知道‘play it by ear’的意思吗?阅读今天的英语点滴来学习一些包含不同身体部位的常用习语吧!

如果某个事物‘costs an arm and a leg’, 意思是它很昂贵。

"I bought this new surfboard on the weekend. It cost me an arm and a leg."

“周末我买了这个新的冲浪板。它非常昂贵。”

你通常对即将演出的人说‘break a leg’。
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你通常对即将演出的人说‘break a leg’。Unsplash: chuttersnap

对某人说’break a leg’的意思是祝他们的演出好运。

"My nephew is performing in his first school musical on Friday. I told him to break a leg."

“我的侄子会在周五表演他的第一部校园音乐剧。我对他说了祝他的演出好运。”

‘Get something off your chest’的意思是一吐为快,意味着你向某人表达了某个你很久以来想要表达的问题。

"There's something that I want to get off my chest, which is that I have been struggling to keep up with the rest of the English class this semester."

“有件我想一吐为快的事是,我一直在努力跟上这学期剩下的英语课。”

献上一臂之力。
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献上一臂之力。 Unsplash: Natalie Collins

如果你‘give someone a hand’,‘lend a hand’或‘offer a hand’,意思是你要为某人提供帮助。

"I am happy to give you a hand with your essay if you like."

“如果你想的话,我乐意在你的作业论文上助你一臂之力。

‘Keep an eye on’的意思是观望或照看某事。
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‘Keep an eye on’的意思是观望或照看某事。Unsplash: Luca Campioni

‘Keep an eye on’的意思是照看或留意某事。

"I'm going to the bathroom. Could you please keep an eye on my laptop?"

“我要去一下洗手间。可以请你帮我照看一下我的手提电脑吗?”

‘Play it by ear’的意思是见机行事。
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‘Play it by ear’的意思是见机行事。Unsplash: Cherry Laithang

‘Play it by ear’的意思是见机行事。

"Would you like to meet on Thursday night? I'm not sure where we should go so let's play it by ear."

“你想要在周四晚上见面吗?我还不太清楚我们要去哪里,所以我们可以到时看情况决定。”

如果某人说‘my heart sank’,意思是心一沉,感到失望或悲伤。

"My heart sank when I found out that I did not meet the criteria for graduation."

“当我发现我没能满足毕业的标准时,我的心沉了下去。”

标题大图:让我们来学习包含不同身体部位的短语。- Unsplash: Samuel Zeller

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