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12个Method让你口语更地道的英语表达

原标题:12个Method让你口语更地道的英语表达

为啥歪果仁说的英语 ,和我们学的完全不一样呢?下面这些地道表达,学起来,用在自己的口语里!

01

I was like, "What?!"

(someone) was like...

口语中用于表达某人的一种反应,比如说的话或思想活动。

He was like, "Hold on, wait for me!"

他说,等下,等等我。

I saw it on her face – she was like "Yo, leave me out of this!"

我看见她脸上都写着呢,她一脸的“嘿,别把我扯进来!”

02

All right, so much for that one.

so much for (something)

人们放弃做一件事或努力泡汤的时候常说的话。

It's already ten thirty? So much for getting an early start!

都十点半了?得了,不用想早起的事了!

Oh no! He saw us? So much for keeping it a surprise.

哦不!他看见我们了?好吧,什么惊喜都没了。

03

We nailed it!

nailed it

圆满完成某件事,或说得完全正确。Nail本意是钉钉子。

That's so true. He's nailed it.

确实如此,他的观点一针见血。

Kill it也可以指事情完成得超乎意料地好。

Louise has been killing it!

Louise干得漂亮!

04

I knew you'd give me a hard time about it!

give…a hard time about…

跟某人过不去、嘲笑某人、难为某人。

When I was growing up, the other kids used to give me a hard time because of my weight. But I just tried to ignore them.

小时候由于我的体重,其他的孩子一直在取笑我。但是我尽量不理他们。

Come on! Why do you have to give me a hard time about that? I told you: I had to work. 拜托,干嘛老拿这事儿跟我过不去,我都说了,我要工作了。

05

I might be 90 years old, but I'm still young at heart!

might… but…

也许……但是……,可以用来委婉地否定别人的观点。

Paris might be popular, but I don’t want to live there.

巴黎可能是一个很受欢迎的地方,但是我不想住在那里。

06

I couldn't agree more.

couldn’t agree more

“不能更同意”,表示强烈同意对方的观点。强烈不同意也能说couldn't disagree more。

I think that this is a great opportunity.

I couldn’t agree more.

我觉得这是一个非常好的机会。

完全赞同。

07

Just do it already!

Just… already!

赶紧的做某事!这个短语一般都是在抱怨对方反应太慢,表现一种不耐烦的态度。

I've been hearing about this girl for weeks. Just ask her out already!

我听你念叨这个姑娘已经好几周了,求你快约她吧!

08

Strangely enough, I just bought a bike.

strangely enough, …

遇到巧合或惊讶的事时的表达,可以翻译为真巧、真稀奇。

如果你和小李同时找到了新工作,就可以说:

Strangely enough, I just got a new job as well.

真巧,我也刚找到一份新工作。

09

Yeah, it's decent.

decent

不错,挺好的。

▷-This soup isn't bad at all!

这汤味道还不错嘛!

-Yeah, it's decent.

嗯,挺好的。

10

Is it just me, or is it hot in here?

Is it just me, or…?

这是一种委婉的抱怨,一般都是在看对方是否有同样的意见。

▷Is it just me, or are these seats even more cramped than normal?

是只有我一个人这么觉得么,这个座位是不是比一般的更挤啊?

11

Did I leave my book at your place, by any chance?

by any chance

口语中常用这一表达来询问是否有某种可能。

Are you by any chance free tonight?

你今晚有没有空呀?

12

The last thing I want is to hurt you.

The last thing I want is…

我最不愿意做的事情就是……

The last thing I want is to cause an argument on your birthday, but this is a serious problem.

我很不想在你的生日争吵,但这是一个很严重的问题。返回搜狐,查看更多

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