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神曲来袭:6个和苹果相关的英语习语

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近日,一曲《小苹果》红遍大江南北,下面,就让我妈来看看几个和苹果相关的英语习语吧~
1、as American as apple pie: 具有典型的美国或美国人的特征。

例:My brother drives a Ford truck and wears blue jeans every day; he is as American as apple pie.

我哥哥每天开福特皮卡,穿蓝色牛仔,是个地道美国人。

2an apple a day keeps the doctor away: 苹果富含营养,要保持健康(不用看医生),就应该每天吃苹果这样的健康食物。

例:Whenever I get sick my mother always reminds me to take care of myself by saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”

每当我生病,妈妈都会说“每天一苹果疾病远离你”这句话来提醒我照顾好自己。

3、the apple of my eye:掌上明珠

例:My daughter is the apple of my eye; she makes me happy every day.

我爱我的女儿,她是我每天的开心果。

4、(like) comparing apples and oranges: 在讨论两个不相同的事物,但又试图把它们与相同的事物一样进行比较的时候,可以使用这种表达。

例: You can’t compare who works harder, me or you; I am a teacher and you are a fisherman, and that is like comparing apples and oranges.

我和你谁工作更努力不能拿来比较,我是老师,而你是新生,根本风马牛不相及。

5、one rotten apple spoils the whole barrel: 一个坏人可以对他身边的每个人产生坏的影响,会让周围的人做出不好的行为。

例:Jimmy is the rotten apple that spoils the barrel in my class, I wish I didn’t have to be his teacher all year.

吉米是班里的“老鼠屎”,我希望今年不用再当他的老师。
6、How about them apples? or how do you like them apples?意为‘what do you think of that?’ 当问及这个问题时,通常在自夸或炫耀。

例:I was picked to join the basketball team and you weren’t. How do you like them apples?

我被选入了篮球队而你没有,你怎么看?


来源 : 沪江英语

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