图说英语词汇 | 9个与技术相关的英语习语

图说英语词汇 | 9个与技术相关的英语习语

Have a Screw Loose
Be slightly unbalanced or crazy
有点古怪,精神不太正常,有点疯疯癫癫

  • That guy on the corner must have a screw loose or something, because he's been standing out there yelling obscenities at passersby all morning.

By Hook or by Crook
By some possibly dishonest means
不择手段,想方设法

  • I decided I was going to get that job by hook or by crook.

Chop Chop
Quickly, without delay
刷刷刷地

  • This is a major client, so I need the report done right now, chop chop!

Grease Monkey
A mechanic, especially an auto mechanic
指汽车(或飞机)修理工,含侮慢或幽默意

  • My parents were of course concerned when I decided to drop out of high school and become a grease monkey, but I love my job!

Grease the Wheels
Do something to make an operation run smoothly
使顺利进行

  • More investment is needed to grease the wheels of reform.

Hold the Phone
Wait a moment
等等

  • Whoa, hold the phone—Jack and Jamie are dating now?

Nuts and Bolts
Everyday detail of something
具体细节,基本要点

  • We came up with a lot of big ideas, but no one addressed the nuts and bolts of how to implement them.

Pull the Plug On
Terminate (something)
突然中断,停止

  • The new president pulled the plug on several of his predecessor's programs as soon as he took office.

Run into a Buzz Saw
Encounter severe and unexpected problems
遭遇严重和意想不到的问题

  • The bill ran into a buzz saw of opposition from labor groups after it was introduced, and it finally died in committee.
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