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    【135】形容词+名词=名词惯用语 - 英语讲义



    作者:欢乐鱼 阅读次数:9388


     
     
    形容词+名词=名词惯用语

      来自“形容词+名词”的名词惯用语多且有用,谈了两期还不够,现在再把那些失之可惜的录下。这样一来,大家至少认识几十个这类名词惯用语,可以随时应用。

      (1) A mixed blessing:忧喜参半的事

        “Working in a big city is a mixed blessing. It is so convenient and comfortable there, but noise pollution and traffic congestion are two big headaches.”

      (2) A narrow escape:九死一生

        “The residents ran out of the burning building in time, but it was a narrow escape.”

      (3) A nasty piece of work:讨厌的家伙

        “Beware of Tom! He looks nice at first sight, but finally you will find him a nasty piece of work.”

      (4) A necessary evil:讨厌但不得不做的事

        “David is tired of administrative work, but, as the chief administrator of the department, he has to regard it as a necessary evil.”

      (5) An odd man out:难以和他人相处者

        “At school, Bob was an odd man out; he seldom mingled with his peers.”

      (6) An open book:尽人皆知的事

        “David's daily life is an open book; he is a nice person to work with.”

      (7) Plain sailing:一帆风顺

        “With the major obstacles removed, all should experience plain sailing from now on.”

      (8) A plum job:薪酬优厚的好差使

        “Teaching can be considered a plum job here, but fewer and fewer young people regard it as a good career.”

      (9) A put-up job:预先布置的勾当;骗局

        “There is much publicity on foreign investment, but it may be a put-up job.”

      (10) A safe bet:必胜的事

        “For many housewives, putting money in a good bank is a safe bet.”

      (11) Second nature:第二天性

        “Wearing a seat belt is second nature to every motorist here.”

      (12) One's sixth sense:一个人的第六感

        “When the policeman saw a parcel near a building, his sixth sense told him that it could be a time bomb.”

      (13) Small talk:不重要的闲谈

        “As is often the case with staff meeting, it started off with small talk and then got down to business.”

      (14) A snap decision:急速的决定

        “The radical change of ruling or public housing came as a snap decision from the public housing authorities.”

      (15) A soft option:比较容易或有利的选择

        “Helen considered staying with her mother a soft option because she did not have to worry about house-keeping.”

      (16) A stepping stone:踏脚石

        “A good degree from a good university serves as a stepping stone towards a person's career.”

      (17) A sure-fire method/solution:绝对可靠的方法/解决办法

        “To link good performance with better remuneration is a sure-fire method to increase productivity.”

      (18) Teething troubles:暂时的困难

        “Shortage of experienced staff and inefficient use of office equipment are teething troubles of any new company.”

      (19) A wet blanket:扫兴者

        “Don't be a wet blanket by prohibiting people from doing this or that.”

      (20) Wishful thinking:如意算盘

        “Buying a big car? No, it is only wishful thinking, since I don't have the means to do so.”


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