迷你对话学地道口语第1370期:幕后英雄
日期:2019-05-22 11:02

(单词翻译:单击)

第一,迷你对话

A: You know that? Joan has got the scholarship.

你知道吗?Joan获得了奖学金。

B: Really?

真的吗?

A: But I think Henry is a backroom boy. He always helps her with her study.

但是我认为Henry是幕后英雄。他总是帮她学习。

B: You'er right.

你说得对。

第二,地道表达

backroom boy

1. 解词释义

Backroom boy的意思是“幕后英雄”“默默无闻的人”,其英文释义为: scientists, researchers, etc. who do important work but do not have direct contact with the public。

2. 拓展范例

E.g. Although he is a skilled political strategist, he lacks the charm and charisma necessary to run for office himself and, therefore, is likely to stay a backroom boy for the rest of his career.

虽然他是一位成熟的政治战略家,但是他缺乏魅力和非凡的领导力去参加竞选。因此,在他余下的生涯中只能做一个默默无闻的人。

E.g. It's thanks to the back-room boys more than to the sales team that the product is such a success.

比起销售团队来说,这更归功于幕后工作人员,产品销售非常成功。

第三,视野拓展

help someone with something:帮助某人做某事

E.g. He's always pestering me to help him with his homework.

他总是泡蘑菇要我帮他做作业。

E.g. All the neighbors clubbed together to help him with his debts.

邻居们都凑钱帮他还债。

get the scholarship:获得奖学金

E.g. He is bound to get the scholarship. No other applicant is better qualified.

他一定会获得这项奖学金,申请人当中他最合格。

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