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关于time的17个习语

  沪江英语 > 能力提升 > 英语词汇关于time的17个习语

  作者:Kenneth Beare|来源:about.com|2017年04月19日 13:23双语中文英语

 

  下面是关于time的习语和表达。每个习语或表达后面都有定义解释,以及两个例子来帮助你理解这些关于time的常见习语表达。在学习完这些表达后,你可以做做关于time的习语和表达测试,从而测试你的知识。

  1.ahead of one's time

  Definition: be more talented than others recognize

  比其他人更有才华

  He's ahead of his time. No one knows how important his discoveries are.

  他的才华远超其他人。没人知道他的发现有多么重要。

  She's always felt that she was ahead of her time, so she isn't disappointed.

  她总觉得自己比其他人更有才华,所以她并不气馁。

  2.ahead of time

  Definition: before the agreed upon time

  比约定的时间提前

  I think we'll get there ahead of time.

  我想我们会提前到达那里。

  Wow, we're ahead of time today. Let's keep it up!

  哇喔,今天我们提前到了。坚持下去吧!

  3.all in good time

  Definition: within a reasonable amount of time

  在适当的时候

  I'll get to you all in good time. Please be patient.

  我会在适当的时候去见你。请耐心点。

  Her professor kept on saying that she'd be successful, but that it would be all in good time.

  她的教授一直坚持说她会成功的,但这应该是在一个适当的时候。

  4.at a set time

  Definition: at an agreed upon time

  在规定的时间

  We'll meet at the set time.

  我们就按照规定的时间见面。

  Let's make sure that we meet at a set time.

  让我们确保在规定的时间见面吧。

  5.at all times

  Definition: always

  一直

  Make sure to keep your seat belts on at all times.

  你要确保一直系好安全带。

  Students need to pay attention at all times.

  学生们需要一直注意。

  6.at the appointed time

  Definition: at an agreed upon time

  在规定的时间

  We'll meet at the appointed time and place.

  我们就按约定的时间和地点见面。

  Did you get into the doctor's office at the appointed time?

  你是在约定的时间去见医生的吗?

  7.behind the times

  Definition: not fashionable, not up on current fashions

  过时,不符合现在潮流的

  My Dad is so behind the times!

  我爸真是太老土了!

  She dresses like it was the 70s she's behind the times!

  她一副70年代的打扮,太过时了!

  8.to bide one's time

  Definition: to wait

  等待

  I'm biding my time until he arrives.

  我一直等到他来。

  She decided to bide her time in a shop.

  她决定在商店里等着。

  9.from time to time

  Definition: occasionally

  偶尔

  I like playing golf from time to time.

  我偶尔会打打高尔夫。

  Petra speaks with Tom from time to time.

  佩特拉不时地跟汤姆说话。

  10.have the time of one's life

  Definition: have a fantastic experience

  度过愉快的经历

  My daughter had the time of her life in Disneyland.

  我女儿在迪士尼乐园玩得很开心。

  Believe me. You're going to have the time of your life.

  相信我。你会有一段愉快的经历的。

  11.keep time

  Definition: keep the beat in music

  打拍子

  Can you keep time while we practice this piece?

  你能在我们联系这一段时给我们打拍子吗?

  He kept time with his foot.

  他用脚打着拍子。

  12.live on borrowed time

  Definition: live dangerously

  朝不保夕地活着

  He's living on borrowed time if he keeps that up!

  如果他一直这样下去,就会朝不保夕。

  She felt she was living on borrowed time because she smoked.

  因为抽烟,她觉得自己的命是朝不保夕了。

  13.make time for something or someone

  Definition: create a period of time especially for a thing or person

  腾出时间,尤其是为了某事或某人

  I need to make some extra time for reading.

  我需要腾出一些时间来阅读。

  I'll make time for you on Saturday.

  周六我会专门为你腾出一些时间。

  14.out of time

  Definition: not have any more time available

  时间快用完了

  I'm afraid we're out of time for today.

  恐怕今天我们没有时间了。

  You're out of time for that competition.

  这场比赛,你已经没有时间了。

  15.pressed for time

  Definition: not have a lot of time to do something

  时间紧迫

  I'm pressed for time today. Hurry up!

  今天我时间很紧迫。动作快点!

  She couldn't see me because she was pressed for time.

  由于时间紧迫,她无法见我了。

  16.Time is money

  Definition: Expression meaning that someone's time is important

  表示某人的时间很重要的表达

  Remember that time is money, let's hurry up.

  记住,时间就是金钱,快点。

  Time is money Tim. If you want to talk, it's going to cost you.

  蒂姆,时间就是金钱。如果你想发言,就得付出成本。

  17.when the time is ripe

  Definition: when it is the proper time

  当时机合适时

  We'll get there when the time is ripe!

  时机成熟时我们就去那!

  Don't worry you'll be successful when the time is ripe.

  别担心,等到时机成熟了,你就会成功的。


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