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雅思阅读中谚语的使用技巧

发布时间:2014-07-11 15:36:05 来源:宁波朗阁培训中心 编辑:宁波朗阁小编
  雅思阅读谚语若使用不当将会成为英语学习中的一大绊脚石。由于我们和英语国家的文化背景不同,使得我们不明白这些俗语的含义,但能在汉

 

  雅思阅读谚语若使用不当将会成为英语学习中的一大绊脚石。由于我们和英语国家的文化背景不同,使得我们不明白这些俗语的含义,但能在汉语中为这些俗语找到对应的说法,相信问题就会迎刃而解。下面朗阁小编就为大家介绍一些英汉合璧的雅思阅读谚语使用技巧,帮助你的英语学习更上一层楼。

  1.After meat, mustard; after death, doctor

  雨后送伞

  Explanation: this describes a situation where assistance or comfort is given when it is too late

  Example: just as I had cancelled my application to go abroad, I had a promise of money for my fare. It was a case of fter death, the doctor

  2. After praising the wine they sell us vinegar

  挂羊头卖狗肉

  Explanation: to offer to give or sell something that is inferior to what you claim it to be

  Example: that fellow completely misled us about what he was capable of doing. After praising the wine, he sold us vinegar

  3. All is over but the shouting

  大势已去

  Explanation: finally decided or won; brought to the end; not able to be changed

  Example: after Bill’s touch down, the game is all over but shouting

  4. All lay load on the willing horse

  人善被人欺,马善被人骑

  Explanation: a willing horse is someone who is always doing things for others. Very often the implication is that others impose on him

  Examples: the trouble is you're too good-natured and people take advantage of it. all lay load on the willing horse. You will have to learn to refuse people who ask too much

  5.anger and haste hinder good counsel

  小不忍则乱大谋

  Explanation: one can not act wisely when one is angry or in a hurry

  Example: you should calm down before you decide the next move. Anger and haste hinder good counsel

  6. As poor as a church mouse

  一贫如洗

  Explanation: to be exceedingly poor, having barely to live upon

  Example: he has a large family, and is poor as a church mouse

  Note: a church is one of the few buildings that contain no food

  7. A word spoken is past recalling

  一言既出,驷马难追

  Explanation: the harm done by a careless word can not easily undo

  Example: for the rest of his life he regretted what he had said, but a word spoken is past recalling and he knew he could never repair the damage of that moment of harshness

  NOW, TRY YOUR HAND ON THE FOLLOWING:(根据解释,试试翻译下面的谚语)

  Love is blind

  beauty is a matter of individual taste and judgement. This is often used of a person whose judgement is affected by love or infatuation

  Better to die in glory than live in dishonor

  if one has the choice between living in shame and degradation and dying in glory, it is better to die

  Birds of a feather flock together

  people who are alike often become friend or are together: if you are often with certain people, you may be their friends or like them

  Blood, toil, tears and sweat

  said of a person bending oneself to a task and exerting all efforts in the performance of one duty

  Calamity is man true touchstone

  the most telling test of a man ability and worth comes when he has to face great difficulties

  Clean conscience laughs at false accusation

  a person who knows he has done no wrong is morally stronger than those who falsely accuse him are

  Cry over spilt milk

  to cry or complain about something that has already happened

  以上就是雅思阅读谚语使用技巧的相关介绍,同学们在使用得当之后将会成为雅思阅读中的一大亮点,最后祝大家都能考出好成绩。

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