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不简单,英语中的蔬菜可不只是一个单词

发布时间:2020-10-17 07:07:36 阅读数:

在以前,太阳abc教过小朋友们不少和蔬菜有关的单词,但是你以为蔬菜就只代表蔬菜吗?

如果你真这么想,那就太天真了,有些短语中出现的蔬菜单词可没那么简单。

下面小牛就给小朋友们带来一些和蔬菜有关的短语,一起来见证一下它们的大变化吧!

不简单,英语中的蔬菜可不只是一个单词
1.To be “full of beans” is to talk nonsense, and to “not know beans” is to be ignorant or uninformed.“full of beans”指所讲内容毫无意义,“not know beans”表示无知或缺乏常识。2.To be “not worth a hill of beans” is to be worthless.毫无价值,微不足道。3.To “spill the beans” is to tell a secret.泄露秘密。4.To “dangle a carrot” before someone is to encourage them with an incentive.在某人面前吊一个胡萝卜是指刺激,鼓励某人,吊某人胃口。5.The carrot in “carrot and stick” is an incentive or reward. (The stick is the punishment.)在大棒与胡萝卜(软硬兼施)中,carrot指奖励刺激,stick是惩罚措施。6.A “carrot top” is a red-haired person.红头发的人。7.Someone “as cool as a cucumber” is very self-possessed under pressure.在压力下仍然保持自我,泰然自若。(冷静沉着;镇静勇敢)8.To “pass an olive branch” is to make peaceful or reconciliatory overtures.抛橄榄枝,指倾向和平或和解的提议。9.A “pea-brained” person is stupid.愚蠢的人。(头脑简单如豌豆)10.Fog or something else very dense can be described as being “as thick as pea soup.”雾或其它很浓密的东西可以描述为as thick as pea soup,像豌豆汤一样浓。11.To be “like two peas in a pod” is to be very close with or similar to someone.长得很像或走的很近。12.To be “in a pickle” is to experience complication.处境困难或尴尬。13.A “couch potato” is someone who spends an excessive amount of time seated watching television or playing video games.指花大量时间坐着看电视或玩电玩。14.A “hot potato” is a controversial or difficult issue, but to “drop (someone or something) like a hot potato” is to abandon the person or thing.难题,棘手的问题,drop (someone or something) like a hot potato指放弃像个烫手山芋的人或事。15.Something that is “small potatoes” is insignificant.不重要的事。16.“Salad days” refers to the youthful period of one’s life.青葱岁月。
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