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genki asked in 社會與文化語言 · 10 years ago

請問以下八個英文慣用語的意思

請問以下八個英文慣用語的意思

1.turned up her nose

2.get his monkey up

3.caught napping

4.stick my neck out

5.at a loss for words

6.pay through the nose

7.talks nineteen to the dozen

8.called him names

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    1、turn up (one's) nose:嗤之以鼻、瞧不起;To regard something with disdain or scorn2、get one's monkey up:(使)生氣、(使)發怒3、catch (someone) napping:發覺某人未盡職、使某人措手不及;to come upon someone who is unprepared; to surprise someone4、stick one's neck out (for someone or something):做給自己招惹麻煩的事;to take a risk5、at a loss for words:(因驚訝)不知道要說什麼;unable to think of something to say6、pay through the nose (for):付出太多而感到心痛;to pay too much for something7、talks nineteen to the dozen:精力充沛地/積極地談論、迅速地談論;【nineteen to the dozen】是 very rapidly or energetically. 8、called someone names:侮辱、辱駡、毀謗某人;to call someone by an abusive or insulting name.

    Source(s): 【The Free Dictionary 網路免費字典】http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/
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