和work有關的10種地道表達~#四六級英語精華#

1.All in a day's work

Definition: nothing special, part of the routine
沒什麼特別的,日常工作的一部分。

Don't worry about it. It's all in a day's work.
別擔心了。這不足為奇。

2.All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

Definition: Idiom meaning that you need to have fun in order to be a happy, healthy person
意思是為了成為一個快樂、健康的人,就得玩得開心。

Go home! Remember: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
回家吧!記住:只工作不休息,聰明孩子也變傻。

3.Dirty work

Definition: Necessary, but uninteresting, or difficult work
必要的,但乏味或艱難的工作。

He did the dirty work on that project.
他乾的是這個項目里的苦活兒。

4.Get down to work

Definition: Stop relaxing, focus on important task
停止休息,將注意力集中在重要的任務上。

Sorry, I've got to get off the phone and get down to work.
抱歉,我要放下電話開始幹活了。

5.Get worked up over something

Definition: become angry or annoyed about something
對某事感到憤怒或煩惱

He got all worked up over the last exam.
他對上次考試極其不滿意。

6.Make short work of something

Definition: do something quickly
迅速做某事

I made short work of the assignment and moved on to the next job.
我迅速完成了任務,然後又開始忙下一個。

7.Work like a horse

Definition: work a lot, work very hard
辛勤地完成大量的工作

Janet works like a horse!
珍妮特辛勤地工作著。

8.Work out for the best

Definition: eventually finish well
圓滿完成

Don't worry about your problems. Everything will work out for the best.
別擔心你的問題了。一切都會圓滿結束的。

9.Work something off

Definition: lose weight
減 肥

She went to the gym to work off a few pounds.
她在健身房裡減掉了幾磅肉。

10.Throw a monkey wrench in the works

Definition: cause a disturbance in something that seems clear and understandable
對清楚明了的事進行破壞

I hate to throw a monkey wrench in the works, but don't you think we should ask Andy to help.
我討厭搞破壞,但你認為我們是否應該向安迪求助呢?

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