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俚语(slang),非习惯用语,用以表达新鲜事物,或对旧事物赋以新的说法。最有效的俚语往往一语概括所指之物、用物之人及其社会背景。俚语已成为幽默大师及新闻记者所必需的工具,运用得当,可使语言别开生面,推陈出新。英语发展日新月异,新词不断涌现。所以,与时俱进,掌握最新流行词汇至关重要。
 
across the board全盘的;全面的
Everyone in the corporation received an across board increase in salary公司里每个人都加薪。
 
act up胡闹;出毛病
The children started to act up as soon as the teacher left the room.老师一离开教室,孩子们就闹起来了。
 
ad lib即兴而作,随口编
The comedian ad libbed most of his routine.那个喜剧演员大多是即兴表演。
 
add insut t to injury越搞越糟;越描越黑
Her awkward attempt to explain her error merely add insul t to injury.她笨拙地企图解释所犯的错误,结果只是越描越黑。
 
ahead of the game领先;占优势
Marsha got ahead of the game by finishing herwork early.玛莎因提早完成工作而领先他人。
 
alrbrain/alrhead呆子
Joyce carn’t understand anything.She’S such an airbrain.乔伊斯什么都不懂,她真是个呆子。
 
aII ears全神贯注
Whenever you tell Johnny some gossip,he’S allearS.每当你讲闲话给约翰尼听时,他总是全神贯注。
 
aII hell broke loose一团糟
When the flood hit,all hell broke loose.洪水一泛滥,一切乱糟糟。
 
all-out尽力,全力以赴
The team made an all—out effort to win the game.这支队伍全力以赴以赢得比赛。
 
all right already好啦好啦,别念叨啦
All right already,I’m coming!好啦好啦,别念叨啦,我来了!
 
all the way毫无保留地;一直
I’ll back her all the way.我会自始至终支持她的。
 
aII thumbs笨手笨脚的;笨拙的
I’m all thumbs when it comes to sewing.说起做女红,我是非常笨拙的。
 
back off缓和;软化;减轻
The city council had to back off from its criticismof the utility department.市议会必须减轻对公用事业部门的批评。
 
back out退出(交易);叫停
George backed out of the deal at the last minute.乔治在最后一刻退出交易。
 
backseat driver喜欢在后座指导人家如何开车的
人;不在其位而谋其政
Please be quiet.I can’t concentrate with so manybackseat drivers in the car.安静点,那么多人指挥,我无法专心开车。
 
back at/to square orle回到起点。白费力气
 It’s really frustrating!After so much effort.I’mback at square one.真泄气!我费了那么多力气结果是白忙一场。
 
bad太棒了(讲反话)
That outfit is bad.Where can I get one?那套衣服棒极了。哪里可以买到?
 
bad blood不和;敌意
Ever since Howard borrowed 5,000 dollars fromMike and never paid him back,there has been badblood between them.自从霍华德向迈克借了5,000美元不还之后,他们之间就有了嫌隙。
 
bad-mouth说坏话
 Paul was always bad—mouthing his superiors untilhis boss threatened to fire him.老板威胁要炒保罗鱿鱼,他才停止说上司们的坏话。
 
bad news讨厌鬼
Marcy is nothing but had news around here马西真是这一带的讨厌鬼。