品味英語

Card Set Information

Author:
walb
ID:
267516
Filename:
品味英語
Updated:
2014-03-30 02:58:16
Tags:
Prof
Folders:

Description:
English
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user walb on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. 自然反應
    knee-jerk reaction

    E.g. We must not respond to the crisis with knee-jerk reaction
  2. 長話短說
    1. the long and short of it

    Eg.The long and the sort of it is that...

    2. to cut a long story short

    Eg. To cut a long story short, the fact is that...
  3. 下款的簽署
    不可以叫自己做Mr TL Yang, 只寫TL Yang 就可以
  4. 葯到病除
    do the trick

    Eg The doctor's medicine will do the trick for the patient.
  5. 真正朋友(諺語)
    a friend in need is a friend indeed
  6. 我受夠
    I have enough (impolite)
  7. 有利有弊
    cut both ways

    e.g. the new drugs is very good for this illness.  But it tends to make you sleepy.  So it cuts both ways
  8. 粗重工夫
    donkey work

    E.g. He took all the credits but I did all the monkey work.
  9. 頭腦清醒
    level-headed (a)

    E.g. He is level-headed clerk
  10. dress code:

    1. 要穿一套衣服 (比smart causal 高一級)
    formal/lounge suit
  11. 十分好, 出乎意外地好
    out of this world (a)

    E.g. Everything about the hotel is out of this world
  12. everyday vs every day
    1. Everyday = adj

    This is an everyday happening

    2. Every day = adv

    It happens every day
  13. (ever) since = 從此以后
    1. use present perfect tense

    E.g. Paul tried and failed to capture the job when it was offered last year and has been unemployed ever since.

    E.g. The government has banned tourist from visiting that area ever since a clash broke out between government troops and the rebel forces there
  14. times VS time
    • 1. Times (adj) = 時代
    • E.g. It was the best times; it was the worst of times.  Times Square

    • 2. Time (n) = 時間
    • E.g. Time can tell
  15. 名詞有"S" 但不是複數
    • 1. headquarters
    • E.g. The police headquarters is in Wanchai

    • 2. crossroads
    • E.g. At the next crossroads turn right.
  16. 有些名詞不能數
    E.g. furniture, luggage, baggage, cattle, equipment
  17. mean 多義
    • E.g. She is mean to her little brother
    •       She is a mean tennis player (出色的)  
    •       She plays a mean game of chess (下棋高手)
    •       What do you mean?
    •       I did not mean to hurt you
    •       My parents never meant me to be a solider (没有期望)
  18. 死胡同
    blind alley (n)

    E.g. He has been trying to solve his money problem, but he is in a blind alley
  19. 由"hot"組成的文字
    • 1. hot air
    • E.g. John is talking a lot of hot air.  Don't believe it.  It is just hot air.

    • 2. Hot-headed (a)
    • E.g. He is a hot-headed person

    • 3. hot-foot (a)
    • E.g. He just arrived hot-foot from the airport

    • 4. hot bed (n)
    • E.g. This area is a hot bed of crime

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview