与时间有关的英语俚语(二)
作者:葡萄小丸子|2017年06月15日 00:30
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16. CARRY THE DAY
16.获胜

If something carries the day, it defines a win that felt like a long battle。
形容赢得一场旷日持久的胜利。

The Liverpool Football Club had carried the day well, they rejoiced as they held their prize, the League Cup, up high for all to see.
利物浦足球俱乐部大获全胜,他们拿着联赛杯的奖杯,欢呼雀跃,所有人都能看到他们高高举起的奖杯。

17. TIME FLIES
17.光阴似箭

A very common idiom that means time passes very quickly.
时光飞逝

I can’t believe it’s almost time to go home. It’s funny how time flies when you’re having fun!
不敢相信这么快就要回家了。快乐时光总是如此短暂!

18. JUST IN TIME / IN THE NICK OF TIME
18.及时、恰好

This means that you get somewhere or finish something just before it is too late. At the last possible moment.
到达某地或做某事的时间正好。在来不及前完成。

She thought her husband was going to miss the birth of their first baby, but he arrived just in the nick of time.
她原以为丈夫会错过见证老大出生的时刻,但他来的刚刚好。

19. ON TIME
19.准时

This means to not be late, arrive at the right time.
在约定的时间到达,没有迟到。

The trains here are never on time, it’s so annoying!
火车从没正点到过,真烦人!

20. SAVE TIME
20.节省时间

This means to do something the quick way, in order to allow time for other things.
为腾出时间,快速完成某事。

If we drive there instead of taking the bus, we’ll save time.
如果我们开车去不坐公交,就能挤出时间

21. OUT OF TIME
21.用尽时间

This means there is no time left to do something. The time limit or deadline has been reached.
没时间做某事。时间有限或已到截至期限。

You’re out of time now. If you haven’t answered all the questions in the test, then that is your own problem.
时间到。要是你没做完试卷,那是你自己的问题。

22. AS TIME GOES BY
22.时光流逝

This means the passing of time. As time passes or moves on.
时光飞逝。随着时间流逝或推移。

As time has gone by, I have become less interested in clubbing and partying.
随着时间流逝,我对夜总会和俱乐部的兴趣越来越少。

23. TIME IS MONEY
23.一寸光阴一寸金

This famous expression means that your time is a valuable commodity, and that you should put it to good use, otherwise you’ll lose more than you gain.
时间宝贵,应充分利用,不然会失去更多。

It’s not worth waiting to hear back from that company. Time is money, you should just start contacting other employees instead.
你不必等那家公司回信,根本不值得。时间就是金钱,你应该开始联系其他员工。

24. MAKE TIME
24.腾出时间

This means to find the time to do something that should take priority.
腾出时间先做重要的事。

You should make more time for your children. They’re growing up so fast, and you’re missing all of it.
你得给孩子多留点时间。孩子们长得很快,你正在错过他们的成长

25. TIME FOR A CHANGE
25.是时间开始改变

To stop what you are doing and start doing something different with your life
改变目前状态换种不一样的体验。

After working in the same company for 15 years, I feel like it’s time for a change.
在这家公司做了15年,是时候做出新选择了。

26. COME OF AGE
26.到达法定年龄、成年

When something develops completely and reaches maturity. Also used for when a person reaches adulthood or fulfils their potential
某事发展完善或成熟。也可用于描述某人成人或发挥出潜力。

He has come of age now, and is wise enough to take the throne and become king.
他已长大成人,机智聪慧,是时候继承王位,成为国王了。

27. CRACK OF DAWN
27.破晓

The very first moments of sunrise.
黎明

I wake up at the crack of dawn and go for a run every day.
我每天在黎明时分醒来跑步。

28. HIT THE BIG TIME
28.大获成功

This means to become successful.
即将取得成功。

After John hit the big time, he became very rich and forgot about all his old friends.
约翰取得成功以后,赚了很多钱,把老朋友们都忘了。

29. BIG TIME
29.大大地

This simply means ‘very much’ or ‘a lot’.
类似于非常多或很多。

You owe me big time because I helped you with your school project.
你欠我很多,在学校项目上我可帮你不少。

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