表達感情的14個高級英語短語~#雅思託福口語精華#

Happy表達開心
1. Flying high
Meaning: very happy.
意義:非常開心
She』s flying high after the successful product launch.

2. Pumped up
Meaning: very excited about something.
意義:因為某事非常激動
He』s pumped up for his first half-marathon race this weekend.
這周末他第一次參加半程馬拉松,他非常激動。

3. Fool』s paradise
Meaning: a situation when someone is happy because they』re ignoring a problem or fail to realize its existence.
意義:表示這樣的一種處境,某人因為忽視了某個問題或者沒有意識到它的存在而非常開心。
He』s been living in fool』s paradise since he started trading stocks, expecting to make millions even though he doesn』t have investing experience.

Sad表達難過

4. Be down in the dumps
Meaning: to feel unhappy or without hope.
意義:沒有希望非常難過
I always feel down in the dumps when I go back to work after a long weekend.
周末過去,當我回去上班我就覺得很難過。

5. Be at the end of your rope (American); Be at the end of your tether (British)
Meaning: to feel very upset because you』re no longer able to deal with a difficult situation.
意義:很快就要面對一個非常困難的處境而非常沮喪
Helen is at the end of her rope after looking for a job for months without any luck.
在幾個月找工作無果之後,海倫非常難過。

6. Grief-stricken
Meaning: extremely sad.
及其難過
After his partner died in a car accident, he was left grief-stricken.

Angry表達生氣

7. Bite someone』s head off
Meaning: to respond with anger to someone.
以生氣的態度回應某人
I just asked one question to confirm his request, and my boss bit my head off.
我只是就他的要求問了一個問題,我的老闆就惱羞成怒了。

8. Black mood
Meaning: to be irritable, angry or depressed.
氣惱的,生氣的,或者失望的
She』s scared to ask for a day off as her boss is in a black mood today.
她不敢請假,因為她的老闆今天心情不好。

9. Drive up the wall
Meaning: to annoy or irritate someone.
意義:使某人生氣或者惹怒某人
His constant whining drove me up the wall, so I left.
他不斷地惹怒我,所以我離開了。

Scared表達恐懼

10. Have/get/feel butterflies in your stomach
Meaning: to feel very nervous or excited about something that you have to do, especially something important.
意義:對必須要做的事感到非常緊張或者激動,尤其是重要的事。
I』m going to have the first meeting with a big client tomorrow, and I』m feeling butterflies in my stomach.
我今天將首次會見一個大客戶,我覺得十分緊張。

11. Afraid of your own shadow
Meaning: very easily frightened.
意義:很容易感到害怕
After reading 「Dracula,」 she became afraid of her own shadow.
讀過吸血鬼后,她總是容易感到害怕。

12. Petrified of
Meaning: extremely frightened, especially so that you cannot move or decide what to do.
意義:感到非常害怕,以至於不敢動或者無法決定做什麼。
In the Harry Potter series, Ron Weasley is petrified of spiders.
在《哈利·波特》系列中,羅恩·韋斯萊十分害怕蜘蛛。

Confused表達困惑

13. Feel out of it
Meaning: to not feel in a state of one』s normal mind.
意義:不在正常的狀態,格格不入
He just woke up from a night of heavy drinking and felt so out of it.
醉酒之後醒來,他覺得很困惑。

14. Puzzle over
Meaning: to think carefully about someone or something for a long time and try to understand them.
意義:仔細地考慮某人或者某事很長一段時間試圖去理解他們。
I puzzled over the assignment for a few days before I decided to ask my professor for clarification.
在我向老師請教之前,這個問題我考慮了很久。

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