文章
 新概念英语
  • 下载]新概念英语美音版Mp3 全四册
  • 新概念英语第一,二,三,四册动画教程
  • 新概念英语第四册听力MP3(又一下载地址)
  • 新概念英语第三册听力MP3(又一下载地址)
  • 新概念英语第二册听力MP3(又一下载地址)
  • 新概念英语第一册听力MP3(又一下载地址)
  • 我整理的新概念英语第一册学习笔记下载
  • 新概念英语MP3版英音版
  • 新概念英语高保真MP3下载方式
  • 新概念英语全套电子书四册(有声版)
  • 新概念英语第四册MP3
  • 新概念英语第三册(MP3版)
  • 新概念英语第二册(MP3版)
  • 新概念英语第一册(MP3版)
  • 新概念英语视频第四册
  • 新概念英语视频第三册
  • 新概念英语视频第二册
  • 新概念英语视频第一册
  • 新东方新概念英语第三册Flash下载
  • 新东方新概念英语第一册FLASH
  • 新概念英语全四册课本PDF版
  • 新概念英语完美电子版教材下载
  • 新概念英语全四册录音MP3下载
  • 新东方新概念英语第四册Flash下载
  • 新概念英語mp3
  • 新概念英语的录音材料下载
  • 新概念四册美文小辑
  • 新概念英语MP3下载
  • 你的位置:知识库首页-> 新概念英语
     


    【165】有长有短的惯用语 - 英语讲义



    作者:欢乐鱼 阅读次数:8732


     
     
    有长有短的惯用语

      英语有些惯用语中含“长”或“短”这两个形容词,可以分别来学来记。

      (1) At long last:最后;终于

    Jimmy has been expecting a letter from his parents. At long last, it came.

      (2) Go a long way towards....:对……很有帮助

    The extra income will go a long way towards paying the housing loan for him.

      (3) In the long run:终于

    As long as a person works hard; he will succeed in the long run.

      (4) Too long drawn out:太冗长缓慢

    “What did you think of the professor's talk?” “Not bad, but too long drawn out.”

      (5) The long and the short of it:概括起来

    Mr Hancock has given some reasons against employing Betty, but the long and short of it is that he does not like to work with such a young lady.

      (6) Before long:不久以后

    Jason's new book will come out before long.

      (7) A short cut:捷径

    Don't go along the main road. There is a short cut to your destination.

      (8) At short notice:临时通知

    No one can expect others to do a good job at short notice.

      (9) Short with...:对……暴躁无礼

    (i) Sorry for being short with you on the phone this morning.

    (ii) Have l done anything wrong? Why are you short with me?

      (10) Short of...:缺乏,除了……之外

    (i) Is our country short of manpower?

    (ii) Don't provoke the rascal who will do anything short of murder.

      (11) Cut...short:中止……

    As something urgent cropped up, they had to cut the meeting short.

      (12) Fall short of one's expectations:令人失望

    The short-listed candidates were good but their experience fall short of our expectations.

      (13) For short:缩写体p>He is William, but we can call him Bill for short.

      (14) Have a short temper:脾气暴躁

    I have a short temper, especially when speaking to someone devoid of common sense.

      (15) In short:简言之

    The hotel accommodation was good, the food was wonderful, and the staff were friendly. In short, we had a good time.

      (16) In short supply:供应不足

    Dedicated office staff seem to be in short supply nowadays. Very few have worked until they retire.

      (17) Nothing short of...:简直就是……

    What you have just said is nothing short of a threat.

      (18) Make short work of...:迅速处理……

    Since these letters of inquiry have to go out by tomorrow, we will have to make short work of them.

      (19) Give short shrift of...:对……漠不关心

    Tony looked disappointed when the commitee gave short shrift of his proposal.

      (20) Pull... up short:使......中止正在做的事

    The sight of the intruder pulled all the shop assistants up short.


    关键字:英语讲义