WORK 衍伸出的超实用片语大集合

2020/06 09 09:41

WORK 衍伸出的超实用片语大集合

那天,是週六(11/29)市长选举夜,柯 P 表示:「今晚请带着平安喜乐的心情好好睡一觉,明天太阳升起的时候,我们开始工作!」

但今天不谈政治,只是既然提到了「台湾人总是在工作」的习性,就为大家彙整了与「WORK」相关的用语,快来搞清楚这些超常用的片语吧!

Overworked 过度工作的

例句:One of your colleagues is overworked, stressed, seemingly unproductive, and making your team look bad.

(你有一个同事,她总是工作过度、充满压力,还特别没有效率,搞得你们团队看上去很糟。)

Dirty work 苦劳、没人愿意做的工作

例句:Communications, data handling, and all other dirty work are performed by the frameworks behind the scenes.

(框架在幕后执行了通信、资料处理及所有其他棘手的工作。)

Get worked up 激动、生气

例句:I get worked up very easily, but I tried to act cheerful instead of allowing myself to get agitated, wring my hands, etc.

(我很容易激动,但是,我会努力作出愉快行为,而不是让自己发火、握紧拳头等等。)

Work out 运动、解决

例句:Work out what you need to do first, and go for it.(首先确定你需要做什幺,然后就行动。)
例句:Do you like to do some work out?(你想不想去作运动啊?)

Work on 继续工作、从事

例句:It is something we all need to work on.(这是我们所有人都需要努力的一点。)

Work up an appetite 引起食慾

例句:Exercise will make you work up an appetite. (运动会引起你的食欲。)

Workaholic 工作狂

例句:While he appreciates his family more than ever, he is the same workaholic with the same drive that got him this far.(儘管他比以前更珍惜家人,但他还是以前那个工作狂,过去驱使他取得成功的动力依然还在。)

Work someone in 额外安排

例句:Please work this old woman in between other appointments.(请把这位老妇人安排在其他预约病人中间。)

Work something out 想出法子

例句:I’ll work something out.(我会想想别的办法。)

out of work 失业

例句:The government is paying out more money than ever before to people out of work.(政府将对失业人员付出比以往更多的钱。)

get off work/duty 下班(=be off)

例句:When they get off work, they are reluctant to hang out with their friends. Communication on the Internet makes them feel more comfortable and easy.

(下班后,他们更愿意待在办公司网上聊天,因为这会使他们感觉更舒服自在些。)

work overtime 加班(也有加班费的意思呢!)

举例:Just make sure you have trusted friends and relatives who can assist you when you need towork overtime or travel for your job.

(要确定的是,你有可以信赖的朋友和亲人,在你加班工作或出差的时候帮助你。)

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作者:Sylvia Chu(Photo Source:ishane, CC Licensed)