這裡是潔西用自己的故事或者是看的影集內容來介紹或解釋一些慣用語,諺語,句子等等。通常光看就可以知道,有些解釋了比較懂,有些有故事可以幫助記憶喔。中英文對照,但是其實中文有時候很難表達真正的意思,有時候點進去看文章比較容易理解。

One good deed a day! 日行一善

I’m good. 不用了

nosy 多管閒事,雞婆

Don’t judge a book by its cover. 勿以貌取人。

work shifts 輪班

Cat got your tongue? 說不出話來了?

Kick the bucket 踢桶子=死

a knock-off 仿冒品

go to hell 去死吧!

dirtbag, scumbag, douchebag 人渣,卑鄙小人,混蛋

play dumb 裝傻

pathetic 可悲的,lunatic 瘋子

meme 網路爆紅,refill 續杯

pro-life 反對墮胎,pro-choice 贊成墮胎

scrollaxing 滾屏放鬆/上網放鬆/滑手機放鬆

宅男:otaku, homebody, nerd, geek, indoorsman 閨蜜:homegirl, bestie

Let’s let sleeping dogs lie

skip class 翹課

You have to take the good with the bad. 你必須要接受生命中的好事跟壞事。

Birds of a Feather Flock Together 相同羽毛的鳥會聚在一起/物以類聚

You have to take the good with the bad. 你必須要接受生命中的好事跟壞事。

否極泰來 After a storm comes a calm.

Beauty is only skin deep 外表只是膚淺的

Don’t catching a falling knife. 不要在股市低時買股票

When the going gets tough, the tough gets going. 當情況變得困難的時候,堅強的人會更加勇敢地面對挑戰

tl;dr : Too long; didn’t read. 太長不想讀的看這裡

Just humor me. 我知道你很不想做,但是還是幫我一下,讓我開心一下

Curiosity killed the cat. 好奇心殺死貓

Barking Dogs Seldom Bite 會叫的狗很少咬人

Play It by Ear 哪邊好玩哪邊去

You can’t have your cake and eat it too 魚與熊掌不可兼得

People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. 一個人不應該批評別人,當他自己也犯同樣的錯誤時

Don’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth (不要去抱怨人家給你的東西)

Don’t Put the Cart before the Horse (不要用不對的順序做事情)

Straight From the Horse’s Mouth 從可靠來源出來的消息

“When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.” – Paul Brown 當你贏的時候,什麼都不要說。當你輸的時候,更不要說什麼。

“Nothing is black or white.” 沒有事情有絕對的對錯。

comfort food 慰藉食物

a necessary evil 必要之惡

“First with the head and then with the heart.” 先用腦再用心。

“Choose your love. Love your choice.” – Thomas S. Monson 選你所愛,愛你所選。

Heaven helps those who help themselves. 天助自助

off season/low season 淡季,peak season/high season 旺季

It’s no use crying over spilled milk. 覆水難收

All’s well that ends well. 結局是好的就是好的

You win some, you lose some. 人生有輸有贏

GG 正面跟負面的意思

Time flies when you are having fun 開心的時候時間過的超快

There are plenty of fish in the sea. 天涯何處無芳草

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink. 無法勉強別人做他們不想做的事

drama queen 喜歡大驚小怪的人

reusable shopping bag 環保袋

moron 笨蛋

addiction 成癮

the elephant in the room 不去正視現有的問題

charisma 個人魅力

head turner 美女, eye candy 養眼

as busy as a bee 像蜜蜂一樣忙

best supporting actress 最佳女配角

New Year’s Resolutions 新年新希望

better safe than sorry 與其遺憾,不如小心點

couch potato 沙發馬鈴薯

sexting 情色簡訊

My eyes are bigger than my stomach. 貪心不足蛇吞象

all thumbs 笨手笨腳

T.G.I.F 感謝上帝今天是星期五

R rated 限制級

Shame on you! 不要臉!

necessary evil 必要之惡

It never rains, but it pours. 福無雙至,禍不單行

What does kill you makes you stronger. 沒殺死你的事情會讓你更強壯

hit and run 肇事逃逸

Don’t bit off more than you can chew. 量力而為

I’m not myself today. 我今天不對勁

get up on the wrong side of bed 起床起錯邊

What a coincidence! 真巧

 

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