您现在的位置:考试大 >> 生活英语 >> 日常用语 >> 英语口语 >> 文章内容

地道口语:英文“心”意知多少

来源:新浪博客     【考试大:天下考生的良师益友】  2011年12月26日
  很多国家的语言都有大批围绕“心”而形成的俗语。汉语中有关“心”的成语和习语数不胜数,英语也不例外。下面是一些常用的短语:
  1. She was going to sell the house but had a change of heart at the last minute.
  她本来是要卖房子的,但在最后一刻,她改了主意。
  2. The anti-hunting campaigners are just a bunch of bleeding hearts who don't understand the countryside.
  那些反狩猎者只不过是一些不懂乡村生活的滥好人。
  3. Everyone in the office is especially cheerful on payday, since a heavy purse makes a light heart.
  发工资那天办公室里的每个人都很高兴,因为有钱心情才轻松!
  4. The sad condition of these refugees would move a heart of stone to sympathy.
  这些难民的悲惨处境能使一个铁石心肠动容。
  5. Yes, I'm a chicken-hearted softie. I never try anything too risky.
  对,我是很胆小,我从来不做什么太冒险的事情。
  6. Don't be so shy about talking to Edith. Faint heart never won fair lady.
  别不敢和伊迪丝说话,懦夫难得美人心。
  7. My wallet was emptier than a banker's heart.
  我的钱包空空如也。
  8. I had my heart in my mouth when I heard the national anthem.
  听到国歌我很激动。
  9. His heart was in his boots as he waited for news of the accident.
  在等待那场事故的消息的时候,他很紧张。
  10. Don't let your heart rule your head. If you lend him that money you'll never see it again.
  别感情用事,你借给他钱就有去无回了。
  11. I hope to win her heart and make her my bride.
  我希望能赢得她的芳心,娶她做新娘。
  12. What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.
  眼不见心不烦。
  13. John always has his heart on his sleeve so that everyone knows how he feels.
  约翰总把心情写在脸上,每个人都知道他是怎么想的。
  14. The way to a man's heart is through his stomach.
  要想拴住男人的心,就要先拴住他的胃。
  15. John wanted a week's vacation so he could go to the lake and fish to his heart's content.
  约翰想请一周的假,这样他就可以去湖边尽情地钓鱼了。
  16. I'd only met him once, and here he was, pouring out his heart to me.
  我只跟他见过一次面,但他已经在向我倾吐心事了。
  17. When I first saw you, my heart stood still.
  我第一次见你时,我的心都停止跳动了。
  18. I just don't have the heart to tell him the bad news.
  我实在不忍心告诉他那个坏消息。
  19. He returned with a heavy heart.
  他心情沉重地回来了。
  20. Tom looks very rough, but his heart is in the right place.
  汤姆看起来很野蛮,但却心地善良。

  相关推荐:
  
英语语气词:看老外如何哼哼哈嘿
  揭秘:听不懂英语本土人士说话的真正原因
  实用英语:你知道bug的各种意思吗
  最让人摸不着头脑的“厕所”英语表达

来源:考试大-生活英语考试

责编:xyq  评论 纠错

网友跟贴

暂无跟贴,欢迎您发表意见

 
 
跟贴共0
笔 名 :
网友评论仅供其表达个人看法,并不表明考试大同意其观点或证实其描述
考试大生活英语考试一周评论排行