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实用口语:有关颜色的惯用表达

2017-08-02 17:00    网络

1、not worth a red cent

Worthless.

一文不值

e.g. I don't know how I'm going to tell that woman that her prized collectibles are not worth a red cent.

我不知道我要怎么告诉那位女士,她珍贵的收藏品其实一文不值。

a red cent

a cent is the smallest coin in value in American money and is worth very little.

在美国的货币里面值最小的硬币,几乎不值钱。

2、a red eye

an overnight airplane flight. a flight that leaves late at night and arrives early the next morning

夜间航班。深夜起飞,第二天清晨到达的航班。(American informal)

e.g. We took the red eye from Seattle to NewYork.

我们从西雅图乘深夜航班去纽约。

3、a red-letter day

a day that is very important or very special

非常重要或特别的一天

e.g. The day our daughter was born was a real red-letter day for us.

我们女儿出生的那一天对我们来说真的是非常特别的一天。

4、(boy,) is my face red!

An exclamation of acute embarrassment or mortification.

出于极度尴尬或屈辱的惊叫。(这里的"boy"也是感叹词啦(˶‾᷄ꈊ‾᷅˵ )!没有实际意义哦!)

e.g. I can't believe I was calling my client by the wrong name. Boy, is my face red!

我不敢相信我竟然叫错了客户的名字。真是太难堪了!

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