趣味英语的收集资料
个旧一中 高二(
  1)班 课题题目:趣味英语的收集 指导老师:高雪娥 课题组长:后瑶 课题组成员:后瑶、谭璐、张婧怡、马艳碧
一、趣味英语俚语
hold the key to my heart 掌管我心灵的钥匙 hold your horses 勒住你的马(慢来) in one's back pocket 在某人裤子后口袋里(是某人的囊中之物) in the dark 在黑暗中(茫然,什么也不知道) it's Greek to me 希腊文(天书) in the middle of nowhere 周围什么也没有(前不见村,后不着店) joined at the hip 连体婴(死党,从不分开的两个人) jump the gun 枪未响先偷跑(抢先) just what the doctor ordered 正是大夫说的(对症下药) kill two birds with one stone 一箭双雕,一举两得 kiss up to 讨好 kitty corner 小猫的角落(斜对角) knuckle sandwich 指节骨三明治(饱以老拳) landslide 山崩(压倒性的胜利) let sleeping dogs lie 别惊动睡着的狗(别无事生非,过去的事不要再提) let the cat out of the bag 放出袋中猫(泄密,说漏嘴) like looking for a needle in a haystack 如同在稻草堆里找一根针(大海捞针) like pulling hen's teeth 跟拔母鸡的牙一样(艰苦不堪) like shooting fish in a barrel 桶里射鱼(瓮中捉鳖) like stealing candy from a baby 娃娃手里骗糖(易事) Monday morning quarterback 星期一早晨的四分卫(马后炮) monkey on one's back 背上的猴子(难以摆脱的负担) music to my ears 爱听的话 ail in the coffin 棺材钉子(致使的一击,决定成败的最重要因素) not dealing with a full deck 脑子里少几张牌(头脑不正常) off the deep end 暴跳如雷 on a good note 尽欢而散 on a roll 做得很顺,势如破竹 on cloud nine 九霄云
on my nerves 惹我心烦 on the same page 在同一页上(进度相同) on the tip of my tongue 话到舌尖,呼之欲出 once in a blue moon 出蓝月亮的时候(稀罕,少见) one of a kind 独一无二 pieces come together 拼图游戏凑成图案(诸事顺利,达成完美结果) play it by ear 不用看谱(随机应变) pop the question 提出大问题(求婚) put up the white flag 竖白旗(投降,放弃) rain cats and dogs 天上下猫,天上下狗(倾盆大雨) read someone like a book 对这个人一目了然 red handed 趁着手上的血还没洗净时候抓住,在犯罪现场被逮 shoot for the stars sick and tired 射星星(立志要高) six one way, half a dozen the other 一边六个,一边半打(半斤八两) skate on thin ice 在薄冰上滑冰(如履薄冰,身历险境) skeleton in one's closet 壁橱里的骷髅(不可告人的事) stop and smell the roses 停下来闻玫瑰(享受生活) straight from the horse's mouth 听马说的(根据最可靠的消息来源) take one for the team 为了全队挨一下(为了集体利益,牺牲个人利益) throw in the towel 扔毛巾(认输,放弃) tie the knot 打结(结婚) toe the line 循规蹈矩,沿着线走 too many cooks in the kitchen 厨房里厨子太多(筑室道谋,三个和尚没水渴) two left feet 有两左脚(笨手笨脚) when hell freezes over 地狱结冰(绝不可能的事) weed out 除去杂草(淘汰) well rounded 全能,全才 not lift a finger 连手指都不动一动(袖手旁观) wound up 上足发条(紧张,兴奋)
二、动物类谚语和习语
The best fish swim near bottom.好鱼居深渊 To kill two birds with one stone.一石二鸟 To ride the tiger.骑虎难下 To shed crocodile tears.掉鳄鱼眼泪 Dog doesn't eat dog.虎毒不食子 If the shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game.鹬蚌相争,渔翁得利 Love me, love my dog.爱屋及乌 A lion in the way.拦路虎 A rat in a hole.瓮中之鳖 Like a cat on hot bricks.像热锅上的蚂蚁 When the cat is away, the mice will play.山中无老虎,猴子称大王 To lock the stable door after the horse is stolen.亡羊补牢
Birds of a feather flock together.物以类聚,人以群分 It's an ill bird that fouls its own nest.家丑不可外扬 To beard the lion in his den.太岁头上动土 The best fish smell when they are three days old.久住招人嫌 Fish begins to stink at the head.上梁不正下梁歪 Fight dog, fight bear.不获全胜不收兵 The cat shuts its eyes when stealing cream.掩耳盗铃 The leopard can't change its sports.本性难移 May as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.一不做二不休 To put the cart before the horse.本末倒置 He who has a mind to beat his dog will easily find a stick.欲加之罪,何患无辞 Never offer to teach fish tow swim.切莫班门弄斧 To help a lame dog over a stile.雪中送炭 A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.双鸟在林,不如一鸟在手 One swallow doesn't make a summer.一燕不成夏 Never swap horse while crossing the stream.渡到河中别换马
三、趣味英语短语
Give me a ring. = Call me!来个电话吧! For here or to go?堂食或外卖。 Don’t give me a hard time! 别跟我过不去好不好! Get yourself together! 振作点行不行! Hang in there. = Don‘t give up. = Keep trying. 再撑一下。 Give me a break! 你饶了我吧!(开玩笑的话) It‘s a long story. 唉!说来话长。 How have you been? = How are you doing? 你过得如何?近来可好? Take things for granted. 自以为理所当然。 Don‘t put on airs. 别摆架子。 Don‘t be so fussy! 别那么挑剔好不好! What's the rush! 急什么! Such a fruitcake! 神经病! None of your business! 没你事! Come to the point! 有话直说! Don't give me that! 少来这套!
Don't let me down! 别让我失望! It’s no big deal! 没什么大不了的! So far, so good! 还过得去! You have my word! 我保证!
四、趣味单词
其一,有些单词 正看、反看都有意思,越看越有意思。 bin(贮藏器) nib(笔尖) deer(鹿) reed(芦苇) doom(注定) mood(心情) evil(罪恶) live(生活) gnat(小烦扰) tang(强烈的味道) gulp(吞)plug(插座) gut(内容,实质) tug(猛拉,苦干) keel(船的龙骨)leek(韭葱) loop(环) pool(水池) meet(肉) teem(充满,涌现) nod(点头) don(大学教师) pan(平底锅) nap(小睡) pets(宠物) step pots(壶)stop rail(铁轨) liar(说谎者) ram(公羊) mar(弄糟) raw(生的) war(战争) sloop(小型护航舰)pools smart(机灵的) trams(电车) tap(水龙头) pat(轻拍) ten(十) net(网) tops(顶) spot(点)
其二,不少单词似是而非,千万不要望文生义,而误入陷阱。 firefly 是“萤火虫”,而不是一种“苍蝇”。 Prairie dog 是“草原鼠”,而不是一种“狗”。 India ink 是“墨汁”,来自中国,而不是“印度”。 Silk worm 是“蚕”,而不是“蠕虫”。 Peanut 是“花生”,而不是“豆类”。 English horn 是“法国双簧管”,它既不是一种“号”,也不来自英国。 Guinea pig 是“天竺鼠”,而不是一种“猪”。 Shooting star 是“陨石”,而不是什么“星”。 Funny bone 是“麻骨”,指神经,而不是一种“骨”。 Writing brush 是“毛笔”,而不是一种“刷子”。 Dutch act 是“自杀”,而不是“荷兰人的行动”。 Dutch door 是“杂志中的散页广告”,而不是一种“荷兰门”。 Dutch uncle 是“唠唠叨叨的人”,而不是一种“荷兰大叔”。 Dutch wife 是“竹、藤睡具”,而不是一种“荷兰老婆”。
五、趣味英语名言
A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams. 房子是由墙和梁构造而成;家是由爱和梦构造而成。
Architecture is the art of how to waste space. 建筑学是浪费空间的艺术。(Philip Johnson (1906 - 20
  05),美国著名建筑学家)
Architecture is one part science, one part craft and two parts art. 建筑学的四分之一是科学,四分之一是技术,还有一半是艺术。
I call architecture frozen music. 我称建筑为凝结的音乐。(Goethe,歌德)
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moo nlight. 一本好书应该年轻时读一遍,成年后读一遍,老年时再读一遍,正如一栋好的建筑,要在晨 光中,在中午,和月光里欣赏。(Robertson Davies,加拿大作家)
The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid. 楼房越高,地基越要打得深。(Thomas Kempis,古罗马僧侣作家)
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us. 我们决定我们建筑的形状,而后它们影响我们。 (Winston Churchill,丘吉尔)
六、趣味英语小故事

  1. The Perfect Son. A: I have the perfect son. (我有一个很完美的儿子. ) B: Does he smoke? (他抽烟吗?) A: No, he doesn't. (不抽.) B: Does he drink whiskey? (他喝威士忌酒吗?) A: No, he doesn't. (不喝.) B: Does he ever come home late? (他会不会很晚回家?) A: No, he doesn't. (不会.) B: I guess you really do have the perfect son. How old is he? (我想你确实有一个 完美儿子. 那他多大了?) A: He will be six months old next Wednesday.(下个星期三就满 6 个月了)
  2. I'm Trying to Stop It
"Boy, why have you got cotton-wool in your ear? Is it infected?" (“孩子,你为 什么用棉花塞住耳朵?它感染了吗?” ) "No, sir, but you said yesterday that everything you told me went in one ear and out the other , so I am trying to stop it." (“没有,老师。可是你昨天说你告诉我 的知识都是一个耳朵里进, 一个耳朵里出,所以我要把它堵在里面”)
  3. Sorry “I'm sorry ,Madam ,but I shall have to charge you twenty dollars for pulling your boy's tooth .” (“对不起,夫人,为您孩子拔牙我要收取 20 美元。”) “Twenty d ollars! Why ,I understand you to say that you charged only four dollars for such work!”(“20 美元!为什么?不是说好只要 4 美元。”) “Yes ,but this youngster yelled so terribly that he scared four other patients out of the office .”( “是的,但是你的孩子大喊大叫,把另外四个病人吓跑了。”)
  4. Second language
A mother mouse was out for a stroll with her babies when she spotted a cat crouched behind a bush. She watched the cat, and the cat watched the mice. (一只母老鼠带 着孩子出来散步,突然她看见一只猫正在灌木丛中虎视耽耽。 ) Mother mouse barked fiercely, "Woof, woof, woof!" The cat was so terrified that it ran for it's life. (母老鼠向着猫叫道:“汪,汪,汪”,猫听了非常害怕,拼命跑走了。 ) Mother mouse turned to her babies and said, "Now, do you understand the value of a second language?" (母老鼠回过头洋洋自得的对孩子说:“现在你知道外语的重要性了 吧。 )
七、英语绕口令

  1. A big black bear sat on a big black bug.
  2. A big black bug bit a big black bear and made the big black bear bleed blood.
  3. A big black bug bit a big black dog on his big black nose!
  4. A loyal warrior will rarely worry why we rule.
  5. A noise annoys an oyster, but a noisy noise annoys an oyster more!
  6. Ann and Andy's anniversary is in April.
  7. Bake big batches of bitter brown bread.
  8. Big black bugs bleed blue black blood but baby black bugs bleed blue blood.
  9. Black background, brown background.
  10. Blake's black bike's back brake bracket block broke.
  11. Blue glue gun, green glue gun.
  12. Caution: Wide Right Turns
  13. Each Easter Eddie eats eighty Easter eggs.
  14. Elizabeth has eleven elves in her elm tree.
  15. Elizabeth's birthday is on the third Thursday of this month.
  16. Fresh fried fish, Fish fresh fried, Fried fish fresh, Fish fried fresh.
  17. Freshly fried fresh flesh
  18. Green glass globes glow greenly.
  19. He threw three balls.
  20. He threw three free throws.
  21. Here's an easy game to play. Here's an easy thing to say:
  22. How many cookies could a good cook cook If a good cook could cook cookies? A good cook could cook as much cookies as a good cook who could cook cookies.
  23. How may saws could a see-saw saw if a see-saw could saw saws?
  24. How much oil boil can a gum boil boil if a gum boil can boil oil?
  25. I thought a thought. But the thought I thought wasn't the thought I thought I thought. If the thought I thought I thought had been the thought I thought, I wouldn't have thought so much.
  26. I wish I were what I was when I wished I were what I am.
  27. I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won't wish the wish you wish to wish.

  28. I wish you were a fish in my dish
  29. If two witches would watch two watches, which witch would watch which watch?
  30. If you notice this notice, you will notice that this notice is not worth noticing.
  31. It's not the cough that carries you off, it's the coffin they carry you off in!
  32. Little red lorry
  33. Miss Smith's fish-sauce shop seldom sells shellfish
 

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