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2017-05-27 15:51:00|  分类: 默认分类 |  标签: |举报 |字号 订阅

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面是关于词语out的英语习语和表达。每个习语或表达后面都有定义解释,以及两个例子来帮助你理解这些关于out的常见习语表达。

1.Blow something out of proportion

Definition: exaggerate the importance of an event to make it seem much more important than it actually is
夸大某事的重要性,使其看起来比实际上更加重要。

You don't need to blow your report card out of proportion. You'll do better next time.
你不需要对自己的成绩单夸大其词。下次你会做得更好的。

The boss is blowing the drop in sales out of proportion.
老板把销售量的下滑说的太严重了。

2.Break out in tears

Definition: begin crying suddenly, usually in an exaggerated matter
突然哭起来,通常有夸大的成分。

Mary broke out in tears as soon as she heard he was leaving her.
当玛丽听到他要离她而去时,她突然哭了出来。

My cousin broke out in tears when she learned that he had cancer.
当表妹知道他得了癌症时,她突然哭了出来。

3.Break out in a cold sweat

Definition: become suddenly very nervous about something
对某事突然非常紧张

I broke out in a cold sweat when I heard they were laying off workers.当
我听说他们要裁员时,我突然感到非常紧张。

The news made him break out in a cold sweat.
这个消息让他突然感到紧张不已。

4.Come in out of the rain

Definition: come inside from outside, used in a friendly manner when inviting someone into your home
从外面进来,用于以友好的方式邀请别人到家中

Hurry up and come in out of the rain. I'll make you a nice cup of tea.
快点进来吧。我给你沏杯好茶。

She told me to come in out of the rain and warm up.
她让我进来暖暖身子。

5.Come out ahead

Definition: gain an advantage after a series of events
经过一系列事件后,赢得优势地位

It was a tough year, but we came out ahead in the end.
那真是艰苦的一年,但我们最后还是熬出头了。

I think I'll come out ahead if I win this bet.
如果我赌赢了,我觉得我就可以出人头地了。

6.Come out of the closet

Definition: to state that you are homosexual - modern usage, to admit that you like something that others might find a little unusual - more general usage
表示你是同性恋——现代的用法,用来承认你喜欢别人认为有点不同寻常的东西——这种用法更加普遍

Gary came out of the closet last week. His parents took the news well.
盖里上周宣布自己是同性恋。他的父母也接受了这件事。

OK, I'll come out of the closet and admit that I love opera.
好吧,我承认我就是喜欢歌剧。

7.Down and out

Definition: to be in a bad position financially
经济上陷入危机

Ted has been down and out theselast few years.
特德这几年来日子过得很拮据。

I hope you never have to experience being down and out. It's no fun!
我希望你永远不用经历穷困潦倒的日子。这一点意思都没有!

8.Eat your heart out

Definition: an expression of jealousy at the fortune of someone else
表示嫉妒他人的成功

Hey, eat your heart out! I just won $50,000 in the lotto!
嘿,你就嫉妒我吧!我刚刚彩票中了五万美金!

He ate his heart out when he heard that Jim got the position.
当他听说吉姆得到那个职位时,心里嫉妒不已。

9.Feel out of place

Definition: not feel comfortable in a situation
感觉不太舒服

I felt a little out of place in my latest position at work.
新的职位让我感觉有点不自在。

Many students feel out of place the first few weeks of class.
许多学生一开始上课的几周都感到拘束。

10.Fork money out

Definition: spend money on something
在某事上花钱

I forked $100 out for those headphones.
我在这些耳机上花了200美元。

Jennifer doesn't want to fork out more than $1,000 for the party.
詹妮弗不想为了这个聚会花掉一千多美元。

11.Get out of the wrong side of the bed

Definition: be in a bad mood for a long time
长时间处于心情不佳的状态

I must have got out of the wrong side of the bed this morning. Nothing is going well for me today!
我一定是今天早上下错床了。所有的事都在和我作对!

Ignore Jane. She got out of the wrong side of the bed this morning.
别管简了。她今天心情不好。

12.Go in one ear and out the other

Definition: not pay attention to something that has been instructed
不注意听别人的指示

I'm afraid his name went in one ear and out the other. Can you tell me his name again?
我恐怕没有留意他的名字。你能再告诉我一遍他叫什么吗?

Unfortunately, what I say just goes in one ear and out the other.
不幸的是,我说的话他们是一个耳朵进,一个耳朵出。

13.Let the cat out of the bag

Definition: tell a surprise to someone that one should keep secret
说出了本该保密的事

Why did you tell him? You let the cat out of the bag!
为什么要告诉他?你会泄露秘密的!

Peter let the cat out of the bag a few days early.
几天前皮特就把这件事泄露了出去。

14.Like a fish out of water

Definition: to be out of place
格格不入

I felt like a fish out of water in my new position.
我感觉在自己的新职位上格格不入。

Some students feel like fish out of water for the first few days.
一些学生开始几天都会感觉不自在。

15.Make a mountain out of a molehill

Definition: make something seem much more important than it is, exaggerate the importance of something
使某事看起来比表面上更重要,夸大某事的重要性

Don't make a mountain out of a molehill. We'll get bythis month and then everything will be OK.
别夸大其词了。我们会把这个月挺过去,然后一切都会好的。

Margret made a mountain out of a molehill. Just ignore her.
玛格丽特夸大其词了。别理她。

16.Odd man out

Definition: not belong to a situation, feel strange in a situation
不合群,在某种形势下感觉不自在

I was the odd man out last night with Tim and Anna. I think they wanted to be alone.
昨晚,我是蒂姆和安娜两人的电灯泡。我觉得他们就想过二人世界。

Sometimes I feel like the odd man out no matter how hard I try to fit in.
有时候,我觉得自己不管多么努力,都只是一个局外人。
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