Coach Shane《Daily Easy English Expression》学习笔记 251-275


251 go with the flow

用法:go with the flow=go with the river/don't do something strange, to agree that you will do the thing that most people want to do
A: Why are you wearing a tie?
B: I always do.
A: It's dress-down Friday. Go with the flow~
B: To be honest, I don't have any casual clothes~~文章源自海嶽之雲-

252 to foot the bill

用法:to foot the bill=to pay for something,特别是某些特别贵又不想埋单的。
A: You're having your birthday party at a steakhouse? Who's gonna foot the bill?
B: You are!
A: What?
B: Come on! You're rich. Please^^文章源自海嶽之雲-

253 I'm finna

用法:I'm finna go/read/eat=>I'm fixing to/going to/getting ready to go/read/eat,不是非常正式的表达。
A: I'm finna go to the store.
B: Great. Get me some cheese.
A: You cooking?
B: I'm finna make some hammers!文章源自海嶽之雲-

254 Stoop so low as to (1)

解释:stoop 是弯腰的意思,stoop low有卑微屈从的意思。
用法:经常简单表达为to stoop low=>to bend your back/to bow, to be overly humble.
A: You're going somewhere.
B: The boss'.
A: What for?
B: I told him I'd wash his car.
A: You stoop SO low.
B: At least I've got a job~~文章源自海嶽之雲-

255 Stoop so low as to (2)

用法:道德上的卑劣, a person with no moral, to go down to a low moral level
A: Why's John so mad at you?
B: Because I went to dinner with Glenda.
A: His girlfriend? I can't believe you'd stoop so low.
B: She's pretty~~文章源自海嶽之雲-

256 to make ends meet

解释:量入为出, 使...收支相抵, 靠微薄收入为生
用法:to have only just enough money to buy the things you need
A: Are you collecting cans?
B: Bottles, too.
A: What for?
B: Trying to make ends meet.文章源自海嶽之雲-

257 spick and span

用法:spick and span也是美国一个清洁剂的品牌。
A: Wow! Look at your room.
B: Pretty clean, huh?
A: Spick and span!
B: The floors were the toughest.文章源自海嶽之雲-

258 out of my league

用法:反义词是in my league
A: Why aren't you taking Coach Shane's DDM class?
B: It's out of my league.
A: Are you nuts? If you can understand his explanations, it's YOUR level!
B: Really? Maybe I should try then~文章源自海嶽之雲-

259 to do a disservice to someone

用法:to do something that gives other people a bad opinion of someone or something
A: You're giving your kid juice boxes?
B: Juice is good for you.
A: You're doing your kid a disservice. Give him real fruit instead.
B: But this is all he likes~~文章源自海嶽之雲-

260 The apple doesn't fall far from the tree

用法:一般强调不好的方面,used to say that children are usually similar to their parents, especially in a bad way
A: Bill Gates supports population reduction.
B: His dad headed Planned Parent hood.
A: Wow~ They don't like humans.
B: The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.文章源自海嶽之雲-

261 easy on the eyes

用法:sth is easy on the eyes=>如果某个东西对眼睛好,那一定是看起来很好的,令人愉悦的,穿着打扮等。也可以形容人的外貌养眼。
A: So?
B: You're wearing that shirt for the interview?
A: Too much?
B: Something easier on the eyes, please.文章源自海嶽之雲-

262 He's in out. He's on off.

A: Is Dr. Ron on today?
B: He's out.
A: Dr. Vinn is in.
B: Dr. Gaugh?
A: He's off.文章源自海嶽之雲-

263 Verb + away, Verb + on

用法:study away, cook on, cook away, cook on=>to continue to cook, cook away=>to continue to cook a lot,可以中断。
A: You look sick.
B: I partied away the night last nigh.
A: I can smell~~
B: There's another party tonight~
A: Party on~~文章源自海嶽之雲-

264 That figures.

A: Were you at John's? He's a troublemaker.
B: Yes, mom. I won't go again.
A: What's the matter?
B: John broke his promise.
A: That figures.
B: He promised to let me win at Nintendo~~文章源自海嶽之雲-

265 What for?

用法:What for?=Why?
A: Can you buy some carrots at the store?
B: What for?
A: I'm gonna make a carrot cake.
B: What for?
A: Mom's birthday!文章源自海嶽之雲-

266 to be bound to do something

解释:bound是一定的,必定的意思。be bound to do something=surely to do something,一定会发生**事。
A: I study English every day, but I'm not improving.
B: That happens. Have you tried DDM?
A: What for? There's lots of free classes.
B: But DDM is truly great. You're bound to learn something in every class.文章源自海嶽之雲-

267 to hit on someone

解释:献殷勤,搭讪。hit on这里是Flirting(搭讪)的意思。
A: Were you hitting on her?
B: The vegetable lady?
A: No. The fruit lady.
B: I said her melons looked nice. What? ~OW~文章源自海嶽之雲-

268 hit it off

用法:hit it off(with somebody),可以在后面加和某人, If two people hit it off, they like each other as soon as they meet.
A: You and Dean hit it off.
B: Yeah. He's a great guy. We're gonna go fishing.
A: He's gay.
B: Huh? don't think he thinks I was hitting on him, do you?文章源自海嶽之雲-

269 to throw in the towel

A: How's your English going?
B: I threw in the towel~
A: Already?
B: It's too hard. And boring~文章源自海嶽之雲-

270 stay on my tail

A: Are you gonna be able to follow me?
B: No problem. Don't drive too fast, though.
A: Okay. Stay on my tail, okay?
B: Got it!文章源自海嶽之雲-

271 binding, bound to Noun.

用法:a binding contract/agreement, bound to a contract/an agreement意思是tied to,捆绑的,所以是有压力的。
A: I hate this internet company.
B: Switch.
A: I can't. I signed a binding contract.
B: For how long?
A: I'm bound to it for 3 years.文章源自海嶽之雲-

272 bawling one's eyes out

A: What was wrong earlier?
B: Nothing.
A: You were bawling your eyes out.
B: I got a paper cut.文章源自海嶽之雲-

273 going through a rough patch

用法:to be going through a rough patch, a rough patch=>a very difficult period of time。patch来源于美国人的房子,后面有一小块地是可以用来耕种的,patch就是小块土地的意思,有平整的土地,也有不好耕种的土地,所以用rough patch来形容生活中艰难的一段时期。
A: Hey, Shane. I haven't seen you in a while.
B: I'm going through a rough patch.
A: At work?
B: No, at home. Lots of problems.文章源自海嶽之雲-

274 a slacker

A: Tim makes me mad.
B: He doesn't do much work, does he?
A: He's SUCH a slacker!
B: Why does the boss keep him?文章源自海嶽之雲-

275 slacking off

用法:to slack off=>to not do your work, do something else, to be lazy for a short period. 特地放松一小段时间
A: Playing a game?
B: Oh...yeah~!
A: I've never seen you slacking off.
B: We all do sometimes! I needed a break^^文章源自海嶽之雲-

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