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雅思口语高分句型之常用谚语A系列

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  在雅思口语考试中拿高分最重要的就是要避免大众化,那避免大众化的最简单的方法就是尽可能摆脱中式思路的翻译,直接进入英文思维,那进入英文思维的捷径就是用外国人的方式说话,即多用老外的谚语。如中国人说,好酒不怕巷子深,如果外国人说成这样将给人一种感觉:这个老外的中文非常地道。我精心挑选了一些谚语,供大家参考,以达到雅思口语拿高分的目的。

  A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush:

  Having something that is certain is much better than taking a risk for more, because chances are you might lose everything.

 

  A Blessing In Disguise:

  Something good that isn't recognized at first.

 

  A Chip On Your Shoulder:

  Being upset for something that happened in the past.

 

  A Dime A Dozen:

  Anything that is common and easy to get.

 

  A Doubting Thomas:

  A skeptic who needs physical or personal evidence in order to believe something.

 

  A Drop in the Bucket:

  A very small part of something big or whole.

 

  A Fool And His Money Are Easily Parted:

  It's easy for a foolish person to lose his/her money.

 

  A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand:

  Everyone involved must unify and function together or it will not work out.

 

  A Leopard Can't Change His Spots:

  You cannot change who you are.

 

  A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned:

  By not spending money, you are saving money (little by little).

 

  A Picture Paints a Thousand Words:

  A visual presentation is far more descriptive than words.

 

  A Piece of Cake:

  A task that can be accomplished very easily.

 

  A Slap on the Wrist:

  A very mild punishment.

 

  A Taste Of Your Own Medicine:

  When you are mistreated the same way you mistreat others.

 

  A Toss-Up:

  A result that is still unclear and can go either way.

 

  Actions Speak Louder Than Words:

  It's better to actually do something than just talk about it.

 

  Add Fuel To The Fire:

  Whenever something is done to make a bad situation even worse than it is.

 

  Against The Clock:

  Rushed and short on time.

 

  All Bark And No Bite:

  When someone is threatening and/or aggressive but not willing to engage in a fight.

 

  All Greek to me:

  Meaningless and incomprehensible like someone who cannot read, speak, or understand any of the Greek language would be.

 

  All In The Same Boat:

  When everyone is facing the same challenges.

 

  An Arm And A Leg:

  Very expensive. A large amount of money.

 

  An Axe To Grind:

  To have a dispute with someone.

 

  Apple of My Eye:

  Someone who is cherished above all others.

 

  As High As A Kite:

  Anything that is high up in the sky.

 

  At The Drop Of A Hat:

  Willing to do something immediately.