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表达恐惧,只会用scared?试试这些俚语!(2)

发布者: maitian | 发布时间: 2020-11-18 12:11| 查看数: 90| 评论数: 0|

你有没有想过用一个短语来表达你害怕或恐惧?也许你甚至想用一个成语描述一个可怕的情况?来学习一些新的、有趣的表达恐惧的方式。



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11 Batten down the hatches

未雨绸缪

A hatch is a type of door, to batten down a hatch means to close and lock the door.

舱门是门的一种,用木条压住舱门意味着关上和锁上舱门。

When that storm comes tomorrow, we need to have battened down the hatches.

明天暴风雨来临时,我们得未雨绸缪。

12 Close shave

幸免于难

To have a close shave means to have come very close to having been injured or killed.

幸免于难意味着已经非常接近受伤或死亡。

That was a close shave! The car missed us by only a few inches.

那真是幸免于难!那辆车离我们只有几英寸远。

13 Dicey situation

危险境地

A dicey situation means something is unpredictable, just like the dice in a game.

骰子的情况意味着有些事情是不可预测的,就像游戏中的骰子一样。

He was in such a dicey situation at work; we didn’t know if he was going to survive.

他在工作中处于如此危险的境地;我们不知道他是否会挺过来。

14 Fraught with danger

四面楚歌

When a dangerous situation happens, and a person is in the middle of it.

当一个危险的情况发生时,一个人在其中。

Taking that road is fraught with danger, it is on the side of a cliff and landslides happen frequently.

走那条充满危险的路,它就在悬崖边,滑坡频繁发生。

15 Play with fire

玩火自焚

Everyone knows that playing with fire can burn you or cause damage to others. So to play with fire means to do something that could hurt you or another person.

每个人都知道玩火会烧到你或对他人造成伤害。所以玩火意味着做一些可能伤害你或他人的事情。

Don’t walk out onto that old bridge, you’re playing with fire because it looks like it could fall at any time.

别走到那座旧桥上,你在玩火自焚,因为它看起来随时都可能掉下来。

16 Risk life and limb

铤而走险

To risk life and limb means to do something that is dangerous, whether it is necessary or not.

冒险是指做一些危险的事情,不管是否必要。

Firefighters risk life and limb every day to save others.

消防员每天都冒着生命危险去救别人。

17 Skating on thin ice

如履薄冰

When a person does something that is dangerous or very risky.

当一个人做一些危险或非常危险的事情时。

She was skating on thin ice when she jumped from one building to the other.

她从一栋楼跳到另一栋楼时如履薄冰。

18 Take cover

寻找庇护

To take cover means to find shelter or protection from something dangerous.

隐蔽是指寻找庇护或保护免受危险物的侵害。

The people ran to take cover when they heard the sound of gunfire.

听到枪声,人们跑去躲避。

(来源:沪江英语  编辑:yaning)


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