外国人说no-no,可不一定是表达不!不!

(The Perfect Pair by Mig515)

汉语博大精深,词汇丰富,比如安安静静,冷冷清清,这些叠词都很常见,但你知道吗?英文中也有朗朗上口的叠词,今天就学几个常用又好记的吧!

1、no-no? =? 禁忌

something that is thought to be unsuitable or unacceptable
(被认为不适合或不可接受的事情)

例句:
Asking a lady her age is a no-no in any situation.
在任何情况下,问女生年龄都是一件禁忌的事。

2、chop-chop? =? 快点,赶快 (感叹词)

used to tell someone to hunrry(告诉某人快点)

例句:
Chop-chop! We are going to be late!
快点!我们要迟到啦!

3、fifty-fifty? =? 对半分,一半一半

例句:
We’ll share it on a fifty-fifty basis.
我们来对半分。

4、hush-hush? =? 嘘声,秘密的

kept secret from people(对人保密)

例句:
I lost my wedding ring but keep it hush-hush I’m going to buy another one.
我把结婚戒指弄丢了,但是先保密,我赶紧再去买。

5、win-win? =? 双赢

a win-win sutuation or result is one that is good for everyone who is involved
(双赢的局面或结果对每个参与其中的人都有好处)

例句:
The agreement is a win-win for everyone.
这项协议对大家来说是双赢。

(来源:英语家园)