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英语点滴:关于健康和快乐的短语

2016-09-06 17:08:10

【澳洲佳】这周是澳大利亚多元文化健康周(Multicultural Health Week),那么我们就来学习一下关于健康和快乐的词汇和短语吧!比如‘clean bill of health’和‘down in the dumps’。你知道这些短语是什么意思吗?看看今天的英语点滴来学习更多。

Down in the dumps 垂头丧气

如果某人不太开心,他们可能会告诉你,他们‘down in the dumps’。

He was down in the dumps because he got into an accident yesterday.

他昨天出了个意外所以垂头丧气的。

She was down in the dumps after she lost her puppy.

她丢了小狗之后就一直垂头丧气。

Lift my spirits 打起精神

 Lifting Someones Spirits
Lifting Someones Spirits Flickr Cc Jennifer

如果某人正’down in the dumps’(垂头丧气),你可以给他们打气或者找种方法让他们’lift their spirits’(打起精神)。

lift someone’s spirits的意思就是让某人打起精神,提高某人的情绪,经常会用到一些善意的话语或手势。

My best friend lifted my spirits when she surprised me with my favourite ice cream.

我最好的朋友让我打起精神,她用我最爱吃的冰淇淋带给我惊喜。

Let’s invite him over for dinner, that will lift his spirits.

我们邀请他一起吃晚饭吧,这会让他打起精神。

Kick the habit 戒除(不好的)嗜好

Kicking The Habit
Kicking The Habit Flickr Cc Ken Hawkins

如果你正在做一些伤害健康的事情,你可能想要’kick the habit’ ( 戒除不好的嗜好)。

My friend used to smoke but he recently kicked the habit.

我朋友以前吸烟,但是他现在已戒烟了。

Are you eating too much junk food? You may want to kick the habit before it's too late.

你是不是吃了太多的垃圾食品?你可能想要在为时已晚之前戒除这个习惯。

Clean bill of health 健康证明

A Doctor Talking To A Patient
A Doctor Talking To A Patient Flickr Cc Ilmicrofono Oggiono

‘Clean bill of health’是表明某人或某物很健康的声明。

My doctor gave me a clean bill of health last month.

我的医生上个月确诊我的身体是健康的。

The river was given a clean bill of health in the latest report.

在最新报告中,那条河被认定为干净无污染。

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