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听故事学日常英语短语1 第09课 短语Part 4

in honor of

向…致敬

We lit the candle in honor of our grandmother.

我们为纪念祖母而点燃了蜡烛。

They had a party in honor of the man's retirement.

他们为这个人的退休举行了晚会。

The president gave a speech in honor of the soldiers.

总统发表了一篇向士兵们致敬的演说。

A: My parents have been married for twenty five years.

A:我父母结婚已经25年了。

B: You should have a party in honor of their anniversary.

B:你应该为他们的周年纪念日开个晚会。

in just a minute

稍等一下

In just a minute. it will be midnight.

等一下。现在是午夜。

We will be leaving in just a minute.

我们马上就要离开了。

The movie will be starting in just a minute.

电影一分钟后就要开始了。

A: Can you help me with this program?

A:你能帮我做这个项目吗?

B: I'll be there in just a minute.

B:我马上就到。

in search of

寻找

The helicopter went in search of the people missing in the mountains.

直升飞机去寻找在山里失踪的人。

We went in search of a good Italian restaurant.

我们去找一家不错的意大利餐馆。

They went to Africa in search of the white elephant.

他们到非洲去寻找那只白象。

A: It's late. Why are you here at the store?

A:这么晚了,你为什么在店里?

B: We were watching a video and we got hungry, so we're here in search of snacks.

B:我们在看一个视频,然后饿了,所以我们来这里找点吃的。

in silence

沉默地

The boy behaved badly, so his mother made him sit in silence.

这个男孩表现不好,所以他母亲让他安静地坐着。

They walked down the road in silence.

他们默默地走在路上。

The family ate in silence.

全家人默默地吃着。

A: Do you mind if I turn on the radio?

A:你介意我打开收音机吗?

B: Actually, I prefer to study in silence.

B:事实上,我更喜欢安静地学习。

in the meantime

与此同时

He had to wait for the bus. In the meantime. he read the paper.

他必须要等公交车,他边等边看报纸。

My car is in the shop. I am using my sister's in the meantime.

我的车在店里,我现在开的是我姐姐的。

I will be late for the meeting. In the meantime, discuss next month's agenda.

我开会要迟到了。同时,讨论下个月的议程。

A: I know we should go to the store, but first I have to wash these clothes.

A:我知道我们应该去商店,但我必须先洗这些衣服。

B: Okay, I'll read my book in the meantime.

B:好吧,我在这段时间读我的书。

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