程式扎記: [ 英語發燒句 ] Part-1

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2016年1月20日 星期三

[ 英語發燒句 ] Part-1

1. "到此為此" 
A. Do you think we should keep seeing each other?
B. We both know this relationship isn't going to work out, so let's leave it at that.


2. "放馬後炮" 
A. David says that if you had made these changes to your presentation, you would have made the sale.
B. Hit's just a Monday morning quarterback. He couldn't have made a better presentation with the information I had at that time.


3. "原來如此" 
A. I wonder why they put up a wall of plants and flowers at the art gallery.
B. They are promoting the city's flower festival.
A. Now it's clear as day.

Note. I see / I got it / No wonder / Now I get it. / That makes sense. 

4. "他有毛病嗎?" 
A. The client wants to use our product for six months before he pays for it.
B. What planet is he from? Tell him that we don't do business that way.


5. "背黑鍋" 
A. I don't think I can finish the project on time.
B. Well, you'll have to tell that to the boss. I'm going to take the heat for your failure.

Note.: 除了用 take the heat, 類似用法還有: be a scapegoat / be left holding the bag 

6. "格格不入" 
A. Do you want to go to dance club tomorrow night?
B. Not really. I don't know how to dance, so I'd just feel out of place.

Note.: not fit in / a fish out of water 




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