9個和日、夜相關的慣用語!

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講師Ceema於Let’s Talk網站上,提供了9個和日(day)、夜(night)相關的慣用語,讓你輕鬆應用,把英文說得更流利。

1.Give someone the time of the day

如果是否定的用法,就表示不願和對方對話。

例句:After that ugly fight, Michelle won’t give me the time of the day.

2.As plain as day

指某事很容易理解。

例句:My Math teacher makes difficult equation as plain as a day. I enjoy her classes.

3.Fly by night

用來形容某人或某公司不值得信任、不可靠。

例句:I bought this iron online from this fly by night online company and it stopped working within a day.

4.A night owl

指某人總是工作、熬夜到很晚。

例句:Peter’s a real night owl. He never goes to bed before 3 AM and keeps working on his video projects.

5.As different as night and day

指某兩人或事完全相反。

例句:The color shades you have shown me today are as different as night and day.

6.A one night stand

指沒有感情基礎的一夜情。

例句:Maria and John were never in a relationship, they just had a one night stand after the party.

7.Made my day

指某件讓你快樂一整天的小事。

例句:When my boss told me “ You have improved on your sales performance” He just made my day.

8.Day in and Day out

指重複、規律地做某事。

例句:Samantha is growing so fat, she just keeps eating day in and out.

9.Call it a day

表示停止當天的工作。

例句:I am really tired working on this project, I am running out of ideas, let’s call it a day .

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