图说英语词汇 | 9个与喝相关的英语习语

喝水、喝酒、喝咖啡,喝这个动作对于每个人来说都是再寻常不过了的,比如感冒了要多喝热水,高兴了要和朋友小酌两杯,加班熬夜时点一杯星巴克慢饮。下面就让我们来学习下英语中有哪些与“喝(drinking)”相关的习语。

图说英语词汇 | 9个与喝相关的英语习语

Go Cold Turkey
Stop using an additive substance suddenly, without tapering off
突然戒毒(烟等)

  • Six years ago she went cold turkey on (= stopped completely) a three-pack-a-day smoking habit.

Amber Nectar
Beer
啤酒

  • It's been a long day at work, I'm looking for a bit of amber nectar when I finish!

Bend an Elbow
Drink alcoholic beverages at a tavern
在酒馆喝酒精饮料

  • Come bend your elbow at the bar with us tonight!

Hair of the Dog
A small amount of the alcoholic beverage that caused your hangover
解宿醉的酒

  • Wow, I feel terrible this morning. The only cure is the hair of the dog, I guess!

Hold One’s Liquor
Be able to drink a large amount without being affected
(指酒量大)可保持不醉

  • Old Jed can sure hold his liquor—and a lot of it, too.

In His Cups
Drunk
喝醉

  • He talked too freely when, as was too often the case, he was in his cups.

One for the Road
A final drink before leaving
<口>临走前的最后一杯酒(以示送行)

  • Before I went home, he persuaded me to have one for the road.

Paint the Town Red
Go out drinking and partying
狂欢作乐

  • Every time he comes to New York, he wants to paint the town red.

Wet your Whistle
Drink something
喝杯酒

  • If you're looking for Barney, he's down at the pub wetting his whistle.
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