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雅思口說:讓你衝高分的必學口語諺語




hi 我又回來了!今天要跟大家分享31個必學的高分口語諺語,在使用的時候只用在口說上,雅思寫作強調正式性以及學術性寫作,不適合使用諺語(idioms)

什麼是idioms? 就是光看看不出來什麼意思的組詞,要有學過才會知道。idioms 在英文口說中非常常見,在美劇中也常常可以看見,因此也推薦大家特別去學idioms,學會了會很有成就感唷!

讓我們來看看今天的idioms


1.     Hit the nail on the head (一針見血):

When you said that our company needs to focus more on customer service, you really hit the nail on the head.

當你說我們公司需要更加關注客戶服務時,你真的一針見血。


2.     Cut corners (偷工減料):

The construction company was accused of cutting corners to finish the project faster.

這家建築公司被指控為了更快地完成項目而偷工減料。


3.     Beat around the bush (拐彎抹角):

Stop beating around the bush and tell me directly what you want to say.

別拐彎抹角了,直接告訴我你想說什麼。


4.     Break the ice (打破沉默):

Playing a game helped break the ice at the team meeting.

玩遊戲幫助打破了團隊會議上的沉默。


5.     Get the ball rolling (開始進行):

Let's get the ball rolling on the new marketing campaign.

讓我們開始進行新的營銷活動。


6.     Keep someone posted (隨時通知某人):

Please keep me posted on any updates regarding the project.

請隨時通知我有關項目的任何更新。


7.     Wrap one's head around (理解,領會):

It took me a while to wrap my head around the new software.

我花了一段時間才理解這個新軟件。


8.     Run out of steam (精力不足):

After working for 12 hours straight, I finally ran out of steam.

經過連續工作12個小時後,我終於精力不足了。


9.     Jump on the bandwagon (跟上潮流):

Many companies are jumping on the bandwagon of sustainable practices.

許多公司都在跟隨可持續發展實踐的潮流。


10.  Get the hang of (掌握):

It took me some time, but I finally got the hang of using the new software.

我花了一些時間,但我終於掌握了使用這個新軟件的竅門。


11.  Spill the beans (洩露秘密):

She accidentally spilled the beans about the surprise party.

她不小心洩露了有關驚喜派對的秘密。


12.  Turn a blind eye (視而不見):

The manager decided to turn a blind eye to his employee's tardiness.

經理決定對他的員工遲到視而不見。


13.  Fish for compliments (刻意討好):

Stop fishing for compliments and accept the feedback.

別刻意討好了,接受這個反饋。


14.  Give someone the benefit of the doubt (相信某人的好意):

I'll give him the benefit of the doubt and assume he didn't mean to offend anyone.

我會相信他的好意,假設他不是故意冒犯任何人的。


15.  Stick to your guns (堅持己見):

Despite opposition, she stuck to her guns and defended her position.

儘管受到反對,她堅持己見,捍衛自己的立場。


16.  Pass the buck (推卸責任):

Stop trying to pass the buck and start taking responsibility for your actions.

別再試圖推卸責任了,為自己的行為負責任吧。


17.  Throw in the towel (認輸):

After hours of negotiation, they decided to throw in the towel and accept the offer.

經過幾個小時的談判後,他們決定認輸並接受了這個報價。


18.  Steer clear of (避開):

It's best to steer clear of that area at night.

晚上最好避開那個地區。


19.  Put on the back burner (擱置,延後):

Due to budget constraints, the project has been put on the back burner.

由於預算限制,該項目已被擱置。


20.  Throw caution to the wind (放膽):

Despite the risks, she decided to throw caution to the wind and pursue her dreams.

儘管存在風險,她決定放膽地追求她的夢想。


21.  Bite the bullet (咬緊牙關):

Sometimes, you just have to bite the bullet and make the tough decision.

有時候,你必須咬緊牙關做出艱難的決定。


22.  Burn the midnight oil (開夜車):

She had to burn the midnight oil to finish her thesis on time.

她不得不開夜車才能按時完成她的論文。


23.  Couch potato (電視迷):

"Don't be such a couch potato, let's go out for a walk.

別當電視迷了,咱們出去散步吧。


24.  Face the music (面對現實):

It's time to face the music and accept the consequences of your actions.

是時候面對現實,接受你行為的後果了。

 

25.  Cut the mustard (達到標準):

He didn't cut the mustard in his new role and was let go.

他在新職位上沒有達到標準,被解雇了。


26.  Jump the gun (過早行動):

He jumped the gun by announcing the deal before it was officially confirmed.

他在交易正式確認之前就過早地宣布了這個消息。


27.  Let the cat out of the bag (洩漏秘密):

She let the cat out of the bag about the surprise party."

她洩漏了有關驚喜派對的秘密。


28.  On the ball (反應敏捷):

"You need to be on the ball if you want to succeed in this fast-paced environment.

如果你想在這個快節奏的環境中成功,你需要反應敏捷。


29.  Under the weather (身體不適):

I'm feeling a bit under the weather today, so I'll be working from home.

我今天覺得有點不舒服,所以我會在家工作。


30.  Up in the air (懸而未決):

The plans for the weekend are still up in the air.

週末的計劃仍懸而未決。


31.  be no mean feat 了不起的成就

Getting the job finished in under a week was no mean feat.

一周內就把這項任務完成了,真了不起。


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