沛沛英语MP3 第一盒[下]

发表时间:2018-07-03内容来源:VOA英语学习网

Unit 16

Don't think so little of yourself.

1、参赛前他流露出不自信。父亲说,别太小瞧自己了:

Don't think so little of yourself.

2、朋友愿出力,你却觉得一件小事不好意思求人。你说,这么点小事不麻烦他:

I can't bother you with my little affairs.

3、你说你小时候生长的地方很美。朋友问,那里有没有小溪和两岸的柳树:

Was there a little stream with willows on both sides?

4、朋友问你喜不喜欢加拿大。你说,喜欢这个国家,但很少有机会去:

I like the country, but I have little opportunity to go there.

5、你问母亲家里还有没有牛奶。母亲说,还有一点儿:

There is still a little.

6、他说这次只能借给你一百元钱。你说,那太少了:

That's too little.

7、朋友说这辆车子折了半价,你怎么都不买。你说,你没有钱:

I have little money.

8、记者问你政局的事。你说,你对政治形势知之甚少:

I know little of the political situation.

9、朋友问你Peter最近在干什么,总是见不到。你说,你很少见他:

I see very little lf him.

Unit 17

How long does it take you to get there?

1、朋友以为你上班很远。他问你,要多久才能到那里:

How long does it take you to get there?

2、路程有点儿远。你说,但是开车只需要十多分钟:

But it takes ten minutes' drive to get there.

3、客人问要等多久。你说,用电脑只需要几秒钟就可以确认他的预定票了:

It takes the computer only a few seconds to confirm the reservation.

4、投资人担心工期过长。你说,最长用不了一年就完工了:

It won't take more than a year to finish it.

5、大家都羡慕他今日的成就。你说,他花了十年才成为有名的钢琴家:

It took him ten years to become a famous pianist.

6、你到机场去送朋友,让他保重。你说,飞机要飞十多个小时的:

The flight will take you more than ten hours.

7、机器坏了,而你又急着用。就问机械师,要很久才能修好吗:

Will it take long for you to repair the machine?

8、他决定离开自己从事多年的老师职业去经商。他说,他用了很长时间才打定主意:

It took me a ling time to make up my mind.

注:

在这里take意为做某事花费了多少时间,同样有时用spend,cost也表示花费时间,它们的区别是:

take和cost表示人们为不愿意做或不得不做的事而花费时间,而spend暗含所做的事花去时间是应该的,愿意怕

It took me an hour to find you. (无奈情绪)

She spends 10 hours playing the piano. (喜欢弹琴,一练就是10小时)

如果说It took her ten hours to play the piano则意为:由于难,内容多,不得不用上10个小时

reservation n. 保留(意见)

   (美语)定票、定坐、定位

famous adj. 有名的,著名的

这个词相对意义的词为unknown不知名的

infamous 意为:声名狼藉的,臭名昭著的

Unit 18

I'm afraid I can't stay.

1、你向主人道别。说,你恐怕不能再久留了:

I'm afraid I can't stay.

2、有个坏消息,你要婉转地告诉他。你说,恐怕你给他带来一个坏消息:

I'm afraid I've got bad news for you.

3、你看了医生,医生认为你病得不轻。他说,恐怕得卧床一周:

I'm afraid you have to stay in bed for a week.

4、你与同事之间产生了分歧。有一天你主动和解,你说,恐怕有某种误会:

I'm afraid there's some sort of misunderstanding.

5、讲了半天他还是不明白。你说,恐怕他是不得要领:

I'm afraid you don't see my point.

6、与小姐共舞时候不小心踩了人家的脚。你不好意思地说,恐怕跳舞你不是内行:

I'm afraid I'm not much of a dancer.

7、你婉转地谢绝了朋友的邀请。你说,恐怕你不能同去:

I'm afraid I can't go together with you.

8、你怕朋友再继续没完没了地谈下去。就打断他说,恐怕要误火车了:

I'm afraid we'll miss the train.

注:

afraid adj.

I'm afraid 后面跟从句,或做插入语,使语气更加婉转;或回答别人问题时说I'm afraid not 或I'm afraid so

例如:Most of us are afraid to eat snake.多数人不敢吃蛇(意味相当于因害怕而不敢,不乐意做)John is afraid of losing his job. John总是提心吊胆怕丢了饭碗(担心或忧虑某事发生)

Unit 19

Take the medicine again at five.

1、医生来看望他。临走时嘱咐说,5点钟再吃一次药:

Take the medicine again at five.

2、同学在教室里踢球玻璃打破了。老师对他们说,他们要下定决心不能再这样做了:

Make up your mind not to do it again.

3、你们俩在一次活动中见过面。你说,又一次见到他很高兴:

I'm glad to meet you again.

4、哥哥临走的时候要你照看他的房子。最后说,另外,还有一件事要告诉你:

And again, I've another thing to tell you.

5、朋友吃了一份比萨饼。你说,不算多,你可以再吃那么多:

That isn't much-I could eat as much again.

6、父亲很想念弟弟。那天接到了弟弟的来信。你说,他把信从头到尾读了一遍又一遍:

He read the letter through again an again.

7、你觉得他不是学得不到家,就说:让我们再来试一次:

Let's try again.

8、儿子不知道推敲是什么意思。你说,就是把同样的问题反复地想:

Time and time again, you think about the same question.

注:

again: adv. 再次,又一次;重新;另外,还

成语有:

again and again 反复地,一再地

as much again 多一倍

now and again 不时地,间或

once again   再来一次

over and over again 一再地

time and time again 一再地,多次

注意下面两句的差别

I shall never do it again 我将永远不做它

I shall not do it again forever 我将来并不永远做它

Unit 20

The car takes a lot of oil.

1、父问这车有没有什么缺点。他回答说,这车太耗油:

The car takes a lot of oil.

2、他写东西写得不耐烦了。你说,写一本书肯定是会耗时的:

Writing a book will surely take a lot of time.

3、给他做说服工作真是太难了。你说,花费很大的力气才能说服他:

It takes a lot of convincing.

4、大家都说Elisa嫁给了那个她原本不喜欢的老板。你说,难以置信:

It takes some believing.

5、你以为主编是来向你催稿子的,可主编说,不用急:

Take you time.

6、你问空姐这飞机能容下多少旅客。她说,这飞机能容下200人:

The airplane takes two hundred people.

7、面对新发生的一切,你告慰自己,既来之,则安之:

Take things as they come.

8、你为不能得到家人的谅解面担忧。哥哥说,别把事情看得太重:

Let's not take anything too seriously.

9、这是一个原则问题,不能忽视。你说,你是认真的,不开玩笑:

I take the seriously. I'm not kidding.

注:

take v. 占用,花掉,用上了(时间,金钱)

有时译法比校活,有时不宜译出

有谚语说:It takes two to quarrel 相当于汉语的:孤掌难鸣

美国人说:I won't be taken for a ride. 的意思是:我可不上当

Taken by itself 就本身来说

You 're kidding 美语中用于关系比较亲近的朋友间,当你对所说的话不赞同,不认可时说,相当于汉语的:我才不相信!别开玩笑了。

Unit 21

We're looking forward to it too.

1、跟友人分手。他说,希望再见到你。你说,你也一样;

I'm looking forward it too.

2、在与商务伙伴的首次接洽中,你对他们说,你们盼望能与他们建立合作关系:

We're looking forward to being to cooperate with you.

3、对方认为与你们合作很有前途。他们说,希望扩大贸易关系:

I'm looking forward to the expansion of the trade relationship.

4、家人到病房探望你。你说,盼望能够回家过年:

I'm looking forward to spending the holiday at home.

5、丈夫已经在归途中了。孩子们说,盼望能尽快地见到他:

We're looking forward go seeing him as soon as possible.

6、对方在谈判中一副堂而皇之的样子。说,盼望与你公司在将来能够合作:

We look forward to the cooperation between us in the future.

7、为了晚会,准备了充足的礼物。你说,孩子们一直在盼望着这个晚会;

The children had been looking forward to the party.

8、你把请求向上司说明以后,你说,大家,正盼着早点答复:

The people are looking forward to an early reply.

注:

look forward to 盼望,期待(加名词或动名词)

expansion n. 扩大,膨胀,扩张

Unit 22

Do you mind if I call you later?

Do you mind if we don't dance?

Would you mind if I stay up late?

Do you mind if I smoke here?

Would you mind if I keep you waiting here?

Do you mind mailing the letter for me?

Do you mind if I use you bike?

Unit 23

The Jacksons are sweet people.

Tom is always sweet to all of us.

It's sweet of you.

You look so sweet in the picture.

She has a sweet voice.

How sweet the music sounds!

The fruit is sweet and tender.

I want to have a walk and smell the fragrance of flowers.

Unit 24

Your brothers look very much alike.

All the houses in this project are alike.

All these men are alike in the world.

I belive they are alike in character.

All music is alike to me.

He treats everyone alike.

The ways you walk is very much alike.

The sun shines over all alike.

Unit 25

The sooner the better.

The more the better.

The sooner he leaves here the better.

The more I think about it, the less I like it.

The less witty a man is, the less he knows what he wants.

The more you laugh; the less you eat, the better you'll be.

The more he gets, the more he wants.

The more he reads, the less he understands.

Unit 26

You don't have to worry about money.

You don't have to worry about money.

What we're worrying about is her innocence.

Why worry abort the future.

Your father is really worried.

I'm awfully worried.

Don't worry; I've got a good idea.

Don't be worried about me; I'm all right.

Will it worry you if I play the piano?

Unit 27

It's my pleasure.

It's a pleasure to work with you.

Your visit will be my pleasure.

It's my greatest pleasure in my life.

I'll do it with pleasure.

May I have the pleasure of seeing you later?

May I have the pleasure of your company for lunch?

It gave me much pleasure to hear of your success.

Unit 28

Will you join us for dinner?

I'll join you in a few minutes.

Will you join us at lunch?

I'll join you shortly.

May I join in the game?

Will you join us in a game of bridge?

Who said you could join in?

I hope you'll all join in the chorus.

Unit 29

I'm just killing time.

I'm just killing time.

Are you just killing time by coming here?

To kill time we may walk around here.

Let's play cards to kill time.

How shall we kill the rest of the time?

Is it a good way to kill time by talking?

It's a stupid way to kill time by talking.

They're just killing time.

Unit 30

World you kindly give me her address?

Would you kindly close the door?

Kindly remove those from the desk, world you?

Would you kindly stop that horrible noise?

Would you kindly write down her address?

Will you kindly help me in this difficulty?

Would you kindly help me in this difficulty?

Kindly come this way please.

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