图说英语词汇 | 9个与Body Parts(身体部位)相关的英语习语

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图说英语词汇 | 9个与Body Parts(身体部位)相关的英语习语

No-brainer
A decision that’s easy to make
不费脑筋之事;容易处理的问题

  • The decision was a complete no-brainer.
    作这个决定完全不用多想。

Put muscle behind
Exert one’s power in support of something
尽力支持,积极支持

  • The president said he would put muscle behind the campaign for reduced carbon emissions.
    总统表示,他将尽力支持减少碳排放的运动。

On the blink
Not working, intermittently not working
(机器)失灵,出毛病

  • The fuel gauge had gone on the blink.
    燃料计出毛病了。

On the nod
accepted without a formal vote or discussion
(建议未经讨论)一致通过

  • The new proposal went through on the nod.
    新提案得到一致通过。

On your toes
Alert
保持警惕

  • The standard of “better” also keeps you on your toes.
    “做到更好”的标准还能让你保持警觉。

Someone or something that keeps you on your toes forces you to continue directing all your attention and energy to what you are doing.
忙个不停,永不懈怠

  • I work with people who are half my age so that keeps me on my toes.
    我和只有我年龄一半大的人一起工作,所以一刻也不能松懈。

Pat on the back
Public recognition for an accomplishment
对…表示赞扬

  • If you do something well, give yourself a pat on the back.
    事情做得漂亮时,给自己一点表扬。

Toe the line
To follow regulations
服从;听从

  • Ministers who wouldn’t toe the party line were swiftly got rid of.
    不愿遵从该政党方针的部长立刻被免职。

Pop someone’s cherry
To break the hymen; to lose one’s virginity
破处,使某人失去童贞

  • There is nothing wrong with waiting until you’re absolutely ready before you pop your cherry.
    在你完全准备好破处之前,多等等没什么不好的。

Tear one’s hair out
Be extremely worried or frustrated
非常忧虑,焦躁不安

  • She’s been tearing her hair out over the final chapter of her novel for the last month.
    一个月来,她绞尽脑汁地构思着小说的最后一章。

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