这些有趣的英语习语你知道吗?

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We get it, idioms are weird, and often have nothing to do with their literal meaning。 But here is a list of ten of the funniest English idioms and how to use them! 我们都知道,习语是很怪异的,通常与字面意义没有任何关系的。下面为大家列一

We get it, idioms are weird, and often have nothing to do with their literal meaning。 But here is a list of ten of the funniest English idioms and how to use them!

我们都知道,习语是很怪异的,通常与字面意义没有任何关系的。下面为大家列一张清单,包含10个最有趣的英语习语以及用法。

1. The lights are on but nobody’s home – used to describe a stupid person。

灯亮着却没人在家——用于描述很愚蠢的人。

Example: She really has no clue- the lights are on but nobody’s home!

例子:她完全抓不着头绪——脑子笨的像头猪。

2. When pigs fly – about something that will never happen。

除非猪都会飞了——表示某事永远都不会发生,绝无可能。

Example: Yea, right! You will get Taylor Swift to ask you on a date when pigs fly!

例子:对的!等猪都会飞了你就会得到泰勒·斯威夫特的约会邀请。

3. To have Van Gogh’s ear for music – to be tone deaf 。(Van Gogh only had one ear!)

用梵高的耳朵听音乐——音痴。(梵高只有一只耳朵!)

Example: Xavi really shouldn’t play the piano- he has Van Gogh’s ear for music。

例子:哈维真不该弹钢琴——他简直就是个音痴。

4. To pig out – to eat a lot very quickly。

狼吞虎咽——快速吃掉很多东西。

Example: After the marathon, the runners pigged out at a dinner buffet。

例子:马拉松跑完后,参赛者们在自助餐晚宴上狼吞虎咽。

5. Everything but the kitchen sink – almost everything has been included。

除了厨房里的水槽什么都有——几乎包括了所有事。

Example: Maria was trying so hard to get the question right, she was throwing out everything but the kitchen sink!

例子:为了证明问题是正确的,玛利亚几乎把所有的事都说了个遍。

6. To put a sock in it – to tell someone noisy to be quiet。

放只袜子在里面——告诉某个很吵的人保持安静。

Example: Jane was yelling while I was studying so I told her to put a sock in it。

例子:当我在学习时简在那边大喊大叫,于是我让她闭上嘴巴。

7. To have a cast iron stomach – to have no problems eating or drinking anything。

有个铁胃——吃、喝任何东西都没问题。

Example: I think I would be sick if I ate all that food, but Joe seems to have a cast iron stomach。

例子:我觉得如果我把所有食物都吃了,我肯定会生病,但是乔看起来就像有个铁胃一样,吃多少都没事儿。

8. To drink like a fish – to drink heavily。

像鱼一样能喝——海量。(喝起酒来不要命)

Example: The group at the bar seems to being having a party and you can tell he’s the birthday boy because he is drinking like a fish!

例子:酒吧里的这群人看起来像是在举行生日派对,很明显可以看出他是这个派对的主角,因为他一直在不停地喝。

9. Use your loaf – use your head, think smart。

用你的面包——动动脑子,仔细想想。

Example: Come on Parker, use your loaf! I know you can solve this problem!

例子:快来帕克,动动脑子!我知道你能解决的。

10. Finger lickin’ good – extremely tasty。

好吃到要舔手指——非常美味。

Example: My mom makes the best steak! It’s finger lickin’ good!

例子:我妈妈最擅长做牛排!简直好吃爆了!

Are there any other weird idioms that you find funny? Share with us!

你有没有其它的怪异的好玩的习语?一起分享啊!

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