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美语习惯用语10:to cool your heels 等待

We agreed we'd meet at the mall at 3. But you left me cooling my heels for two whole hours.

我们约好3点在购物中心见面,可是你整整迟到了两个小时。

(to cool your heels means wait)

(to cool your heels指等待)

Don't trust Jack around your expensive glassware-he's all thumbs.

别把你昂贵的玻璃器皿交给杰克——他笨手笨脚的。

(all thumbs means clumsy)

(all thumbs指笨拙的)

It really pleased me that the boss gave me a thumbs up on my presentation.

老板对我的报告表示赞许,我真的很高兴。

(a thumbs up means approval)

(a thumbs up指赞许)

There I was in my birthday suit, when the doorbell rang.

我正一丝不挂的时候门铃响了。

(birthday suit means naked nakedness)

(birthday suit指一丝不挂的)

Jennifer's presentation was on point-concise, relevant, and accurate.

詹妮弗的报告做得很好——简明扼要,切题又准确。

(on point means well done)

(on point指做得好的)

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