英语学习笔记note7

Ramona and Beezus

“芝士派”无字幕电影20181022-20181104学习笔记

denominalisation & zero derivation

denominalisation:去名词化,将名词转换为动词使用的现象

zero derivation:去零化,直接盗用名词将其作为动词

eg. Our friendship flowered while Bear was slim.我们的友情在熊还苗条时就已根深蒂固。

Have you ever housed someone in your house? 你有在你家收容过谁吗?

hair

a bad hair day
形容一天很不顺利

Hat hair/Helmet hair 戴了帽子见不得人的发型

make one’s hair stand on end

被吓的毛骨悚然:
Ghost stories made my hair stand on end.

激怒某人

pull one’s hair out 生气,发怒

a hair’s breadth breadth是“宽度”, “毫发之差”可以引申为即将来临、微乎其微的距离

let one’s hair down 把头发放下来,这就比较轻松愉快了,这个短语也可以表达“不拘礼节、无拘无束、很坦率”的意思。

Animal

rain cats and dogs 倾盆大雨,滂沱大雨

agree like cats and dogs 合不来

be on the high horse 趾高气扬

be off the high horse 放下臭架子

look a gift horse in the mouth 吹毛求疵

talk horse 吹牛

dark horse 黑马

back (bet on) the wrong horse 错误的估计

on the house

免费的,由店家负担费用

This kind of dish is on the house before 10 am everyday.

call sb over

叫某人过来

He called me over to asked a stupid question.

tinker with

修理

He tinkered with his old radio.

ballpark

大概的数字,数额浮动范围

Can you tell me a ballpark price of the house.

how come

为什么,怎么会

How come you told him this seret?
How come we never know what’s going on?

break new ground

标新立异,创新

We are breaking new ground in the fields of research.

hands down

毫无疑问,完全赞同

He is the most potential basketball star, hands down.

for one’s sake

为了某人

You should come back hone as soon as possible for you mother’s sake.

break a leg

祝你好运

A: I will perform at the school hall tonight.

B: Break a leg!

cuddle up with

拥抱,依偎

The boy cuddled up with his dog.

We cuddled uo with each other and tried to get warm.

lazy bum

懒人

Get up right now! Don’t be a lazy bum.

onwards and upwards

不断进取

We need to move onwards and upwards.

in a long run

长远看来

In a long run, it would be a good idea to save money.

do sb the honor

有幸

Will you do me the honor to come to my home tonight?

throw sth

举行

I would like to throw a party this week.

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