图说英语词汇 | 9个与矛盾冲突(conflict)相关的英语习语

图说英语词汇 | 9个与矛盾冲突相关的英语习语

To Have a Chip on One’s Shoulder
To be combative
准备随时吵架、打架,一般指感到委屈、一有机会就爆发的人

  • Every time I try to talk to you, you've got a chip on your shoulder.

Add Fuel to The Fire
Worsen already existing tension
火上浇油

  • The discovery that the government was aware of the cover-up has really added fuel to the fire.

Add Insult to Injury
Compound a defeat with humiliation or mockery
雪上加霜;往伤口上撒盐(上一篇文章中,我们提到了一个同义词,你还记得吗?)

  • They told me I was too old for the job, and then to add insult to injury, they refused to pay my expenses!

Agree to Disagree
Accept or set aside a disagreement
保留各自意见,接受分歧的存在

  • Considering that we have been cooperating for many years, I now agree to disagree with the attached conditions.

Pick a Fight
Intentionally provoke a conflict or fight with someone
寻衅,找茬

  • He'd had too much to drink and tried to pick a fight with the bartender.

Bad Blood
Enmity or hatred that stems from something in the past
感情不和;恶感,仇恨

  • There has been bad blood between the two families for years.

(give sb a) Dirty Look
A facial manner that signifies disapproval
怒视…,瞪…一眼

  • He gave me a really dirty look.

On the Warpath
Very angry
怒不可遏;寻衅

  • If there was one thing she couldn't face in the morning it was her mother on the warpath.

Stab Someone in the Back
To betray (somebody)
背叛(某人)

  • A lot of people in this business think they have to stab each other in the back to succeed.
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