今天大刘给大家分享一组和水果有关的英语习语,对于即将高考的考生朋友来说,可以起到扩展英语视野的作用,希望在英语听力或者作文中能够有场景能够用到。#英语习语分享#
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go bananas
发疯,歇斯底里
the crowd went bananas when the concert began.音乐会开始时,大家都疯狂了。
a bite at the cherry
尝试,机会
you only get a bite at the cherry in life.这一辈子你只有这一次千载难逢的机会。
a plum job
好工作,美差
she is very lucky to have got herself a plum job.她很幸运找到了一份美差。
apples and oranges
风马牛不相及,两码事
comparing beer and good chardonnay is like comparing apples and oranges – they’re two different things.比较啤酒和好的霞多丽就像比较苹果和橘子-它们是两种不同的东西。
as american as apple pie
美国特色
baseball is as american as apple pie.棒球是非常具有美国特色的。
as red as a cherry
红似樱桃,非常红
her new dress is as red as cherry and she looks incredibly attractive.她的新衣服红得像樱桃,看起来非常迷人。
bad apple
俚语,坏家伙
tom is really a bad apple.汤姆真是一个坏家伙。
cherry-pick
筛选,精选
you’re cherry-picking facts to suit your argument. there are good reasons not to go forward.你在挑选符合你论点的事实。我们有充分的理由不继续往前进展。
cool as a cucumber
镇定自若,冷静
even during the elections, david was as cool as a cucumber.即使在选举期间,戴维也非常镇定自若。
go pear-shaped
搞砸了
sarah’s surprise party went pear-shaped once she accidentally found out about it.莎拉一不小心发现了这件事,她的惊喜派对就搞砸了。
a lemon
车辆状况不好
the car he sold me is a lemon!他卖给我的这辆车车况不好!
life is a bowl of cherries
形容生活舒适,乐事
life is just a bowl of cherries these days!现在的生活非常舒适!
not give a fig
一点也不在乎,fig是无花果的意思
do whatever you want, i do not give a fig.你想做什么就做什么,我不在乎。
to be a peach
形容人非常好,贴心,易于相处
he brought me coffee. he is a peach.他给我带了咖啡,他真是太贴心了。
peaches and cream
完美无缺
our company had a bit of rocky start, but everything’s been peaches and cream for the last few months.我们公司起步有点不顺,但最近几个月一切都很顺利。
second banana
配角,候补
she was sick and tired of having to be second banna to her mother-in-law.她已经厌倦了成为婆婆的配角。
sour grapes
吃不到葡萄说葡萄酸,酸葡萄心理
her criticisms are just sour grapes.她的批评只是酸葡萄心理作怪。
speak with a plum in (one’s)

mouth
言不由衷
he spoke with such a plum in his mouth that none of us working-class sods could stand to listen to him.他这样言不由衷的说,我们这些工人阶级中没有一个人能忍受得住听他的话。
the apple never falls far from the tree
苹果落地,离树不远。一般指家庭遗传基因很强,或天赋高。
her daughter soon showed her own musical talent, proving that the apple never falls far from the tree.她的女儿很快就显示出了自己的音乐天赋,证明了遗传基因的强大。
apple of someone’s eye
掌上明珠
his new baby girl was the apple of his eye.他新出生的女儿是他的掌上明珠。
to bear fruit
生效,奏效
all the effort we put in on the software is finally beginning to bear fruit – sales for our department are up 20 percent.我们在软件上付出的努力终于开始见效了-我们部门的销售额增长了20%。
top banana
主要人物,老板
only the top banana can make a decision of that magnitude.只有大老板才能做如此重大的决定。
upset the apple cart
打乱计划,破坏计划
i always knew she’d tell secrets and upset the apple cart.我一直知道她会泄密,破坏计划的。
the cherry on the

cake
锦上添花之物
the fabulous weather on the day was the cherry on the cake.那天的天气真是太好了。
through the grapevine
小道消息,道听途说
i heard through the grapevine that ivan and amber are going out. is is true?我通过小道消息听说伊凡和安伯要出去玩,是真的吗?
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