图说英语词汇 | 9个与Skill(技能)相关的英语习语

图说英语词汇 | 9个与Skill(技能)相关的英语习语

Amateur hour
A display of incompetence
表现得业余、不专业

  • Come on, it's amateur hour from top to bottom.
    得了,从头到尾都太业余了。

As far as I can throw
Only slightly
几乎没有,根本不

  • Don’t lend her money. I trust her about as far as I can throw her.
    不要借钱给她。我根本不相信她。

Bag of tricks
A set of methods or resources
各种手法,花样繁多

  • No matter what the situation, we could always count on her bag of tricks.
    不管在什么情况下,我们肯定她会有办法的。
  • On-line thieves have developed a variety of crafty methods to try to deceive you. Beware of their bag of tricks!
    网上窃贼想出了各种狡猾的办法来骗人,要警惕他们的各种手法。

Find one’s voice
Become more confident in expressing oneself
愿意开口

  • Witnesses often find their voices when they hear a reward has been offered.
    听到有悬赏时目击证人往往就愿意开口了。

Drop the ball
Fail to fulfill one’s responsibilities
(尤指由于愚蠢或粗心)犯错误、掉链子

  • For God's sake don't drop the ball on this - we're relying on you.
    千万不要搞砸了,我们就靠你了!

Lose one’s touch
Suffer a decline in one’s skill at doing something
技艺大不如前,做某事的能力下降

  • It's good to see their goalkeeper's not losing his touch.
    好在他们的守门员状态很好。

Not cut out for
Not naturally skillful enough to do something well
天生就不适合……

  • I'm not cut out for an office job.
    我根本就不是坐办公室的料。

Sharp as a tack
Mentally agile
(北美)极其机智的,极其狡猾的

  • Because the new salesman was as sharp as a tack, he was quickly promoted.
    由于新业务员聪明机灵,他马上升官了。

Green as grass
Lacking training, naïve
少不更事,缺乏历练

  • Those who are as green as grass can't be leaders of groups.
    那些缺乏经验的人是不能当任小组领导工作的。

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