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【词汇】关于时间的俚语表达,什么是call it a day?

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发表于 2019-10-3 01:46:14 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式


Are you looking for something to do to kill time? Well there are plenty of idiom examples here for you to learn! If you practise them regularly, soon you’ll be able to use them on a day to day basis and improve your English!

你想找点事消磨时间吗?好吧,这里有很多俚语例子供你学习!如果你经常练习,很快你就能每天使用它们,提高你的英语水平!

1. AROUND THE CLOCK

1.日夜不断的

If something is open around the clock, it means it is open 24 hours a day.

“AROUND THE CLOCK”24小时不停歇。

The hotel’s service is great, there is always someone available to help you around the clock.

这家旅馆的服务很好,有人可以随时帮助你。

2. BEHIND THE TIMES

2.落伍

Used to describe someone who is old-fashioned and has ideas that are regarded as out-dated.

描述某人赶不上时代,某种观点已过时

It’s a shame his parents don’t understand it from his point of view, they’re really behind the times.

父母不能理解他的观点,他们确实有些落伍了,真遗憾。

3. AHEAD OF TIME

3.提前

If something happens ahead of time, it happens early, before the set time, or with time to spare.

就是说某事提前发生,在原定时间以前发生或完成。

If you make the cakes ahead of time, then you’ll be able to focus on the decorations more.

如果你提前把蛋糕做好,就能多花些时间装饰了。

4. CALL IT A DAY / NIGHT

4.到此为止

To stop doing something for a while, normally at least until the following day. This can also be used as slang to say something has been ended completely.

暂停某事,通常至少到第二天。也可以用作俚语表示某事已经完全结束。

Right guys, you’ve worked really hard. I think it’s time to call it a night, I’ll see you all again tomorrow.

伙计们,大家辛苦了。今天的工作到此为止,明天见。

Neither of us was happy in the relationship, so we decided to call it a day.

我们俩在这段关系中都不快乐,所以决定分开。

5. A MONTH OF SUNDAYS

5.很久

This is a very long period of time.

很长时间

It’s been a month of Sundays since I last. went to the theatre!

我已经太久没看过电影了!

6. DWELL ON THE PAST

6.沉溺往事

When someone thinks too much about the past.

一直沉湎于过去的回忆。

I wish you’d stop dwelling on the past, she’s never going to come back. You need to move on with your life!

希望你不要再纠结过去,她再不会回来了。但你还得继续生活!

7. AGAINST THE CLOCK

7.分秒必争

Doing something against the clock means you are rushed and have very little time to do it.

用来描述匆忙做某事。

I worked day and night against the clock to get this done on time, and you’re being so ungrateful!

为了按时完成这项任务,我夜以继日地工作,你真是太忘恩负义了!

8. CALL TIME

8.到此结束

When you call time on something, you decide it is time to end it.

用来描述决定终止某事。

I think we should call time on this project. It is draining our resources, exhausting our manpower, and isn’t making any progress.

我认为是时候结束这个项目了。它耗尽了我们的资源和人力,却没有取得任何进展。

9. AFTER THE WATERSHED

9.少儿不宜时段

In some countries, the watershed is the time limit after which, more TV programmes can be shown that include adult humour, bad language, or controversial subjects.

在一些国家,该习语表示时间限制,在这之后,许多电视节目可以播放成人幽默,不良言语,或是争议性话题。



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