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听故事学日常英语短语2 第07课 短语Part 2

in short

总之

He's cute,funny,rich,and single. In short, he's perfect!

他可爱、有趣、富有、单身。简言之,他是完美的!

In short, I believe everyone should vote against the new tax.

简而言之,我认为每个人都应该投票反对新税。

In short, I don't want to work here any more.

简而言之,我不想再在这里工作了。

A: What did you think of the movie?

A:你觉得电影怎么样?

B: Well, in short, it was the worst movie I've seen this year.

B:好吧,简而言之,这是我今年以来看过的最烂的电影。

of one's own accord

自愿地

He washed the dishes of his own accord.

他自己洗盘子。

My brother decided to clean the house of his own accord.

我哥哥决定自己打扫房子。

Her parents were going to tell her to get a job, but she got one of her own accord.

她的父母打算叫她找个工作,但她自己却找到了。

A: Did you put the cat outside?

A:你把猫放在外面了吗?

B: No, he opened the door and went out of his own accord .

B:没有,它是自己开门出去的。

once and for all

一劳永逸地

He decided to take care of his nose-hair problem once and for all.

他决定彻底解决他的鼻毛问题。

I am going to get rid of those cockroaches once and for all!

我要把那些蟑螂一劳永逸地除掉!

He decided to stop smoking once and for all.

他决定彻底戒烟。

A: Where are you going with that hammer?

A:你拿着那把锤子要去哪儿?

B: I am going to make that car alarm stop once and for all!

B:我要让汽车报警器永远闭嘴!

give rise to

引起

Your new hair style might give rise to some problems.

你的新发型可能会引起一些问题。

The meeting gave rise to some new plans for the future of the company.

会议提出了公司未来的一些新计划。

The heavy rain gave rise to an increase in the number of mosquitoes.

大雨增加了蚊子的数量。

A: I don't think we should leave the dog and cat alone together.

A:我认为我们不应该把猫和狗单独留在一起。

B: You're right. It could give rise to problems.

B:你说得对,这可能会出问题的。

resign oneself to

顺从

He resigned himself to working at the amusement park because he needed the money.

因为需要钱,他只好在游乐园工作。

She resigned herself to working in her father's company.

她顺从地在她父亲的公司工作。

You don't have to resign yourself to the same kind of life your parents had.

你不必屈从于你父母所过的那种生活。

A: Aren't you upset about your test score?

A:你不为你的考试分数而烦恼吗?

B: No. I just resigned myself to being a poor student!

B:不。我只是甘心做一个差生!

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