图说英语词汇 | 9个与精神状态相关的英语习语

图说英语词汇 | 9个与精神状态相关的英语习语

Act one’s age
To be mature, not childish
别孩子气,成熟点吧,举止与年龄相称

  • He was told to stop crying and act his age.
    有人告诉他,都这么大了,不要再哭了。

Air rage
Angry behavior inside an airplane
(客机乘客的)空中暴力,空中闹事

  • Most air rage incidents involve heavy drinking.
    大多数的空中暴力事件与酗酒有关。

Blow one’s stack
To lose one’s temper and explode in anger
发怒,生气

  • My father will blow his stack when he sees what happened to the car.
    我父亲看到汽车的这副样子肯定会大发雷霆的。

Chuck a wobbly
To act in an emotional way
带着不快情绪做某事

  • John chuck a wobbly at work after the boss criticized his report.
    老板批评了约翰的报告后,他便带着情绪工作。

Fly off the handle
To become suddenly enraged
大发雷霆

  • He's extremely irritable - he flies off the handle at the slightest thing.
    他极容易发火——芝麻大的小事都能让他大发雷霆。

Draw a blank
Be unable to remember something
一片空白;毫无结果

  • He asked me for my phone number and I drew a blank - I just couldn't remember it.
    他向我要电话号码可我却没能给他——我把号码给忘了。

On the fence
Undecided between two choices
骑墙观望,犹豫不决

  • You can't sit on the fence any longer - you have to decide whose side you're on.
    你不能再骑墙观望了——你必须决定支持谁。

On the ball
Prepared, alert, competent
机灵;灵敏

  • I didn't sleep well last night and I'm not really on the ball today.
    我昨晚没有睡好,所以今天反应迟钝。

Off one’s rocker
Crazy, nuts, insane
发疯;做傻事

  • You want me to quit my job? You must be off your rocker!
    你想让我辞掉我的工作?你一定是疯了!

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