Coach Shane《Daily Easy English Expression》学习笔记 126-150


126 the black sheep

用法:1. I was the black sheep of the family. Because of me, my family was very embaraced. 给家里人丢脸了。 2. the person who is always alone. 孤独的人
A: I was such a black sheep when I was young.
B: People hated you?
A: Not really, they just didn't understand me.
B: You seem fine now.
A: Yeah! I think I was just mature for my age!文章源自海嶽之雲-

127 I'm going to...

用法:I'm going to不同的发音代表不同的意思。1. I'm going to prep/somewhere 发音类似 I'm goin t'. 2. I'm going to verb发音类似I'm gonna to, 再快点为 I'm'na/Ah ng na(这种发音时候带有消极意味,例如 I'm gonna go home.)
A: I'm going to go to the store.
B: I'm going to go to the store, too.
A: I'm going to buy beer.
B: I'm going to buy chocolate.文章源自海嶽之雲-

128 (to be) few and far between

用法:few and far between=>rare
A: The food here is really good.
B: Nice restaurants like this are few and far between.
A: I agree. How'd you find it?
B: Online!文章源自海嶽之雲-

129 Man it up!

用法:Man it up!=>to be a man!
A: Dad, I'm tired. Can we rest?
B: Only a little more to the top, son!
A: My legs hurt, da.
B: Man it up, son! Man it up!文章源自海嶽之雲-


用法:反义词是 relax
A: Put some sunscreen on.
B: I'll only be outside for 20 minutes.
A: Those UV rays are intense.
B: Okay~ Where is it?文章源自海嶽之雲-

131 (to be/feel) boxed in

A: Sue wants to break up with me.
B: Why? You guys look happy.
A: She says she feels boxed in.
B: You are a bit intense~~文章源自海嶽之雲-

132 Give a shout out to~

用法:give a shout out to someone=say hello to someone
A: Shane, can you give a shout out to me in your next lesson?
B: Sure, if I remember. I get so busy, I sometimes forget.
A: I'll remind you every day!
B: That might help!文章源自海嶽之雲-

133 He's slick!

用法:(to be) slick, 说某个人slick意思是那个人像蛇一样,常常惹了一堆不好的事,最终又没有什么事情。
A: How can Bill Clinton still be popular? He cheated on his wife.
B: He's slick. Nothing sticks to him.
A: He's like a snake, huh?
B: Straight from the Garden of Eden!文章源自海嶽之雲-

134 Straight from...

用法:straight from=>directly from
A: How do you like the new boss?
B: Terrible!!
A: Why?
B: He's straight from hell!文章源自海嶽之雲-

135 (to) pay it forward.

用法:pay it forward=>to pay for the next person
A: What would you like today?
B: A Caramel Macchiato. Large, please.
A: That comes to $5.15.
B: Okay... Here's $10.30. I'll pay for the next person's, too!
A: Paying it forward! Great. Next^^文章源自海嶽之雲-

136 a tar baby.

用法:a tar baby=>tar表示有点油腻,很难处理, sticky situation,Sth is a tar baby意思是Sth is difficult to deal with.
A: Do you think the West should have interfered with Saddam Hussein?
B: It was a tar baby!
A: How?
B: Saddam is gone, but the West is STILL over there. They created a problem and it's just getting worse and worse.文章源自海嶽之雲-

137 He's 40 going on 10!

A: Look at your brother! He's having a great time!
B: He's 40 going on 10!
A: Is it his first time to Disneyland?
B: No! He comes every year! He's a kid!文章源自海嶽之雲-

138 You and and you...You and I...

用法:在美国,一般是You在前。You and I 一般用作主语。You and me 一般用作宾语。
A: You and me are just the same.
B: You and I.
A: Whatever~ We both love English, but you and me both hate to study!
B: And -- you and I both like Coach Shane's lessons! And he likes you and me!!文章源自海嶽之雲-

139 If I were in your shoes...(If I were you...)

用法:if I were in your shoes=if I were you=if I could see the world from your perspetive,一般在给别人建议的时候使用。
A: Should I get the green shoes or the orange shoes?
B: If I were in your shoes, I'd get the purple shoes.
A: Purple? That's an ugly color for shoes!
B: So are green and orange!文章源自海嶽之雲-

140 Keep them coming!

用法:Keep them coming!=>Keep 的意思是Continue,意思是一直保持前文提到的某个动作或名词,如果前文的名词是不可数名词,可以改成Keep it coming!。
A: Thanks for the question. Next? Come on, keep them coming.
B: Why do you teach English for free?
A: Because a lot of people don't have enough money to study.
B: But you have to make money, too!
A: People with money can join my DDM classes. Those classes are inexpensive, but they're not free. Next question! Keep them coming^^文章源自海嶽之雲-

141 Hero vs heroine

用法:hero(male), heroine(female),但是在实际用途中一般常用hero,不区分性别。
A: Who's your favorite hero?
B: Hmm...Joan of Arc(圣女贞德).
A: She's a heroine, not a hero!
B: Same thing--she was braver than most men!文章源自海嶽之雲-

142 I'm in deep doo doo...

用法:I'm in deep doo doo.=>I'm in trouble. Doo-doo 是粪便Feces的意思。
A: So, John, did you finish?
B: Finish what?
A: The proposal. It's due in 10 minutes.
B: OH MY GOD! I didn't even start.
A: You're in deep doo doo!文章源自海嶽之雲-

143 tops

用法:tops 一般有两个意思1. the best(最好). 2. at most(最多),no more than.
A: I need to buy my new girlfriend a present.
B: Birthday?
A: Yeah. Should I get her something expensive?
B: How long have you been dating?
A: Three days.
B: Ten bucks tops. No more.文章源自海嶽之雲-

144 30-something.

用法:30-something,当你不大愿意说你的确切年龄的时候可用,不过一般表示比较靠后的年龄段 mid-30 to late-30。
A: How old is Shane?
B: I think he's 30-something.
A: No! Maybe late 20s.
B: I think mid-30s.
A: Early 30s tops!文章源自海嶽之雲-

145 To have someone over

用法:to have someone over(日期/for lunch, dinner)=> to invite someone over to my house.
A: What's up tonight?
B: I'm having my girlfriend's parents over.
A: For dinner? You can't cook!
B: KFC, buddy! They'll never know~文章源自海嶽之雲-

146 to brown bag it

用法:to brown bag it=>to bring your own lunch,美国人普遍的食物是三明治,一般用棕色的纸袋子包裹。
A: What are you eating for lunch today?
B: I've got a tun sandwich and some chips.
A: You brown bag it?
B: Yeah! Food I make tastes better and costs less.文章源自海嶽之雲-

147 head honcho

用法:head honcho=boss=decision maker
A: Where's the head honcho?
B: He's out for lunch.
A: Did you eat, yet?
B: I always brown bag it.
A: Homemade food is tops~文章源自海嶽之雲-

148 I'm all tied up!

用法:I'm all tied up!=>I'm busy!
A: Can you come to my little party on Friday?
B: I'm sorry, John. I'm tied up this weekend.
A: But you have to come!
B: John, I told you--I'm getting married on Saturday!文章源自海嶽之雲-

149 for good

用法:for good=for good and all=forever.一般碰到以下情况可以用for good, when you stop/quit/leave something(some place),或者when you are done with/finished with something。
A: So, you are leaving Korea?
B: Yes, next month.
A: But you'll be coming back, right?
B: No, I think I'll be leaving for good~文章源自海嶽之雲-

150 on and and on

用法:on and off/off and on=> to be occasional.例句有It's been raining on and off. My mom and I talk on and off. I'm working off and on. My tennis is off and on.
A: Where's your girlfriend?
B: We're taking a break.
A: You guys are on and off all the time.
B: This time... I think it's for good.文章源自海嶽之雲-

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