盘点那些跟“五官”相关的地道英语短语

很多地道的英语短语,或者说英语成语中,都会包含人的“五官”这几个单词,如果能在日常对话中,学会使用这些词汇或语句,定能让语言生动有趣,文采倍增。

一、eye 眼睛

an eye for an eye 以眼还眼;报复

catch sb’s eye 引起某人注目;令人瞩目

give someone a black eye 打得鼻青脸肿

be all eyes 目不转睛地看;非常留神

see eye to eye(with) 意见一致,立场相同

see with half an eye 一目了然;一看就懂

shut one’s eye to 置之不理

have an eye for 对……有判断力

keep an eye on 照看,密切注意

in the eyes of 在……的心目中,在……看来

make eyes at sb 向某人送秋波

make sb open his eyes 使某人瞠目结舌,吃惊

二、ear 耳朵

go in at one ear and out at the other 左耳进右耳出;当耳旁风

pick up one’s ears 竖起耳朵听

up to the(one’s)ears 深陷在(债务等中)

wet behind the ears 乳臭未干

be on one’s ears 在发怒

be all ears 全神贯注地倾听

give ear to 听,倾听,注意

give one’s ears 不惜任何代价(要)

have an(no)ear for 对……听觉灵敏(不灵敏)

sleep on both ears 酣睡

turn a deaf ear to 对……根本不听,不理会

三、nose 鼻子

lead someone by the nose 控制某人,牵着某人的鼻子走

pay through the nose 付出过高的价格

turn up one’s nose(at) 瞧不起,嗤之以鼻

under someone’s(very)nose 在某人面前,当着某人的面

as plain as the nose on your face 一清二楚

bite sb’s nose off 气势汹汹地回答某人

follow one’s nose 笔直走,凭本事行事

look down one’s nose at 瞧不起

thumb one’s nose(at)? (对……)作蔑视动作

四、mouth 嘴巴

down in (at) the mouth 垂头丧气

from mouth to mouth 口口相传,广泛流传

put words in(to)someone’s mouth 教人怎么说,诬指某人说过某话

stop someone’s mouth 使某人缄默

take the words out of someone’s mouth 抢先说某人想说的话

from the horse’s mouth(消息等)直接得来的

in the mouth of 出于……之口

make a mouth 做怪脸,做苦相

open one’s mouth wide 狮子大开口(指索高价)

五、tongue 舌头

give tongue 直言无忌

hold one’s tongue 住嘴,别说了

keep a civil tongue in one’s head 有礼貌,彬彬有礼

with one’s tongue in one’s cheek 言不由衷

bite the tongue 保持缄默

have lost one’s tongue 吓得(羞怯得)说不出话来

on the tongues of men (on everyone’s tongue) 被众人谈论着

smite with the tongue 含血喷人,谴责