第1426期:我一辈子都在推迟去做想做的事,敞开的门不会永远敞开
日期:2022-07-29 10:05

(单词翻译:单击)

I have spent my entire life putting off things that I thought there'd be time for later. Open doors don't stay open forever.


语音讲解:

今日发音练习重点:

1. forever /r/;

2. off of 的区别: /ɒf/ /əv/;

3. my entire / stay open 元音连读+/j/音。

言之有物:

1. 词链儿:spend time doing XX 花时间做XX

回顾【You don't spend decades tap dancing on hornets' nests, and not expect to be stung.】

I spent a lot of time cleaning that room.

我打扫房间花了好久。

I spent an hour at the station waiting for the train.

我在站台等火车等了一个小时。

2. 词链儿:put off XX/put XX off 推迟XX

Why did I keep putting off working on this essay? Now I'll be up all night writing it.

为什么我要一直推迟写论文?现在我得熬夜写了。

The meeting has been put off until next week so that more people can attend.

为了使更多的人可以参加,此次会议已推迟到下周。

He'd been putting it off too long.

他推迟太久了。

His vacation was already planned. He'd been putting it off too long.

他早都计划好休假了,已经一推再推了。

图片来自《禁闭岛》

put off的另一个意思:没有胃口吃XX

All this talk of blood and slaying has put me off my tea.

血腥和屠杀的话题让我没了喝茶的胃口。


图片来自《爱丽丝梦游仙境》

I hope I didn't put you off your appetite.

希望没影响你的胃口。

图片来自《V字仇杀队》

4. 词链儿:stay open

stay+adj. 保持XX的状态

Stay hungry, stay foolish.

保持饥饿,保持愚蠢。


活学活用:

请用 put off XX 随意造句

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