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《坐牢家爸爸给女儿的八十封信》

Sex-kitten 性感尤物

Moneymad 小财迷

You cannot eat your cake and have it. 两者不可兼得

To gaze at plums to quench one's thirst, to sketch a cake to satisfy one's hunger 望梅止渴,画饼充饥

Open sesame 芝麻开门

Top banana 顶头香蕉=leader

He is witty to the fingernails 机智都跑到指甲里头去了

Thumb-sucker喜欢吮大拇指

Thumb one's nose做鬼脸

He has a remarkable talent for twisting people around his little finger. 玩弄别人于股掌之上

Tweedledum and Tweedledee半斤八两

Uncle Sam汤姆叔叔,美国人代表

The Bear俄罗斯人

John Bull约翰牛

bull哄抬物价,w股票,买空

bear抛卖,物价、股票下跌,卖空

Count one's chickens before they are hatched(蛋没孵出前先算多少鸡),不稳健555555555

苍蝇housefly, fly

蜻蜓dragonfly

To strain at a gnat and swallow a camel吞一只骆驼,表示只看到小事,大事反而看不到

tortoise慢动作的人

Do not kill the goose that lays the golden eggs. 别砍摇钱树

To kill the hen to get eggs杀鸡取卵

Cook his goose他完蛋了

As silly as a goose

Graceful as a swan

He is quite a goose他是一个笨蛋

Unable to say "bo" to a goose胆小

Wild goose野鹅,大雁

Swan

Wild swan鸿鹄

Wild-goose chase 白费劲

Swan song 绝唱

Every Jack has his Jill人各有偶

Jack of all trades and master of none样样通样样松、many样样精

Genus name属名

gourmet顾而媚,讲究吃的人,a connoisseur in eating and drinking,善于判别饮食美恶之人

An epicure美食者

Caesarian operation 剖腹产,因为罗马将军凯撒出生时生不出来而得名

Veni, vidi, vici (I came, I saw, I conquered)

July是从凯撒的名字Julius来的

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