跟“eat”有关的10个地道英语口语

下面是10个跟eat“吃”相关的英语习语,快来掌握一些地道英文吧。

1、eat out = 出去吃;下馆子

We’re really hungry, but I don’t want to cook dinner. Let’s eat out.

我们真的很饿,但我不想做饭。我们还是去下馆子吧。

Should we eat out tonight?

今晚出去吃怎么样?

2、eat and run = 匆匆吃完饭然后赶往某地

I hate to eat and run, but I have to go to a meeting at 7 o’clock.

我讨厌匆匆吃完就走,但我7点钟有个会议。

Every time they come to visit, they just eat and run. It’s like they don’t want to spend any time with us!

他们每次来的时候,都是匆匆吃完就离开。就好像是根本不想和我们共处一室!

3、eat away at someone = 被某事烦扰

I’m really worried about the situation. In fact, it’s eating away at me, and I’m not getting any sleep.

我真的很担心事情的进展。事实上,我深受其扰,无法入睡。

You look worried. What’s eating at you?

你看起来忧心忡忡。什么事情让你如此烦恼?

4、eat high on the hog = 吃得非常好又奢侈

Tonight, we’re going to eat high on the hog. I hope you’ve brought a healthy appetite.

今晚,我们即将享受丰盛又奢侈的一餐了。我希望你有一个好胃口。

They’re really wealthy. They always eat high on the hog.

他们可真有钱,总是吃得十分奢侈。

5、eat humble pie = 感到屈辱;赔礼道歉

I wasn’t right about the situation and had to eat humble pie in the end.

我没有处理好事情,只能赔礼道歉。

He’s too full of himself. He needs to eat some humble pie.

他太自大了,需要受到挫折。

6. eat like a bird = 经常吃得很少

She’s very ill and I think it’s partly due to the fact that she eats like a bird.

她病得很厉害,我认为这跟她吃得太少有关。

How do you expect to ever put on weight if you eat like a bird?

你吃得这么少还怎么增肥呢?

7、eat like a horse = 经常吃得很多

Many football players are encouraged to eat like a horse, especially linemen.

许多足球运动员都提倡多吃饭,尤其是前锋。

I could eat like a horse when I was a kid. Not anymore!

我小的时候饭量很大。那种时候已经一去不回了!

8、eat one’s cake and have it too = 鱼与熊掌不可兼得

She works twelve hours a day and hates being away from home. She hasn’t learned that you can’t eat your cake and have it too.

她每天工作十二个小时,又不想离开家。她不懂得鱼与熊掌不可兼得的道理。

Of course, you can’t eat your cake and have it too. If you want to relax, you’ll have to earn less and live in a smaller home.

当然,鱼与熊掌不可兼得。如果你想休息,挣的钱自然就更少,住的房子也会更小。

9、eat one’s hat = 被某人证实自己是错误的

Andy swore that he wouldn’t make any mistakes. Of course, he had to eat his hat in the end.

安迪发誓他不会犯任何错误。当然,会有人证明他是错的。

I swear that I’ll make you eat your hat about those facts!

我发誓,我会让你知道你是错的!

10、eat one’s words = 承认错误

She made him eat his words. It was very embarrassing.

她让他承认了错误。这真是太令人尴尬了。

Have you ever had to eat your words?

你承认过错误吗?