与make相关的英语习语及表达方式

make是做和制造的意思,我们最常见到的便是“Made in China”等等,当然这里made是make的过去式。以下是有关make的习语和表达。每个习语或表达后面,皆有定义和例句来帮助你理解这些常见的有关make的习惯用语。学习一下吧!

1、make a beeline for someone or something
to go directly to someone or something as soon as you arrive
一到达就径直朝某人或某物走去

I got to the party and made a beeline for Susan.
->我一到达派对就直接想苏珊走去。

He made a beeline for the booth as soon as he arrived.
->他一到达就径直朝公用电话亭走去。

2、make a clean sweep
to get ride of everything or everyone to start anew
让某事或某人重新开始

I’m afraid we’ll have to make a clean sweep and start over.
->恐怕我们得重新来过了。

3、make a comeback
to become successful again after having been away from the scene or society for a long time
在与场景或社会隔绝一段时间后,东山再起。

The actress made a comeback in her latest movie.
->这个女演员凭借最新的电影而东山再起。

You’ll have to make a comeback and take over the company.
->你得东山再起,接管这个公司。

4、make a face
contort your face, make a strange expression often used with ‘at someone’
做鬼脸,摆出奇怪的表情,通常后面接at someone。

She tasted the soup and made a face. It must have been awful.
->她尝了一口汤,做了个鬼脸。这汤肯定不好喝。

5、make a fool out of someone
to trick someone and make them look bad
欺骗某人,使他们难堪。

I don’t think you’ll ever make a fool out of me.
->我觉得你不会骗我。

6、make a fuss
to pay a lot of attention to someone or something
大惊小怪,小题大做

She made a fuss the last time we visited, so lets take a gift.
->上次我们去的时候她大惊小怪,所以这次要带上礼物。

I’m afraid I make a bit of a fuss over my plants in the garden.
->我在花园里发现自己的植物时,大惊小怪了一场。

7、make a go of it
to become successful, have success in business
成功,在经商方面干得出色。

It took us a few years to make a go of it, but everything’s fine now.
->我们花了几年的时间才成功,但现在一切都好了。

Bob made a go of it as an opera singer in Europe.
->鲍勃是欧洲一名出色的歌剧演唱家。

8、make a killing
to earn a lot of money
赚大钱

Peter has been making a killing as a hedge fund manager.
->皮特做了避险基金经理后,发了大财。

They made a killing in real estate and retired.
->他们做房地产发了大财后,就退休了。

9、make a living
to earn money in a profession or trade
用工作来谋生

He makes a living selling insurance to the elderly.
->他通过向老年人售卖保险为生。

Can you make a good living by teaching?
->你是以教书为生吗?

10、make a name for oneself
to become famous
成名

Jennifer made a name for herself as an actress on Broadway.
->詹妮弗是百老汇的一位有名的女演员。

One day you’ll got out into the world and make a name for yourself.
->总有一天,你会进入社会,一举成名的。

11、make a point
to make something understood to others
使别人理解某件事

I’m trying to make a point about your lack of effort.
->我想让你知道,你的努力还不够。

The presentation made the point that you need to start saving early in life.
->这个陈述告诉我们,补救要趁早。

12、make a run for it
to try to escape from a bad situation, or just from the rain or something equally unpleasant
试图逃离糟糕的情况,或者避雨,或逃离不愉快的事物。

Let’s make a run for those trees over there. They should keep us dry.
->我们逃到那些树那吧,可以使我们不被雨淋湿。