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你知道吗,不同颜色在英语中代表着不同的意义,快来划重点~~

1. Black and white:

to judge everything as either one way or the other, good or bad.

非黑即白的:考虑问题的方式,非黑即白的,绝对化的。

例句:Our boss always thinks that everything is straightforward, but he doesn’t realize that this whole situation is not as black and white as he thinks!

老板想问题总是太简单。他根本意识不到情况并非向他想的那样非黑即白!

2. Put something down in black and white:

to write or have something written down on paper for confirmation or evidence

白纸黑字:在纸上写下内容,用以确认或证明

例句:I don’t understand why you don’t believe me! Look, it’s written here in black and white!

白纸黑字摆在这,你为什么就是不信我!

3. Black as night:

somewhere very dark, when it is hard to see anything

漆黑一片:漆黑一片,伸手不见五指

例句:We had another power cut last night; it was as black as night in our house. We didn’t even have any candles!

昨晚又断电了,屋里漆黑一片。我们连蜡烛都没有!

4. Black and blue:

used to describe something that is badly bruised

鼻青脸肿:皮肤被打的青一块紫一块

例句:John’s face was black and blue after the boxing match.

拳赛过后,约翰脸上青一块紫一块。

5. Black eye:

a bruise near one’s eye

乌青的眼眶:(被殴打所致的)乌青的眼眶

例句:Fred came home with a horrible black eye today, but he won’t tell us what happened!

弗雷德青着眼睛回家,却怎么也不告诉我们到底发生了什么!

6. Black out:

this means to, either darkens by putting out or dimming the lights, or to lose consciousness.

熄灭;昏厥:熄灭灯火或暂时失去知觉。

例句:We had a huge black out here last night, the whole town was out of power for about 7 hours!

昨晚我们这儿大断电,整座小镇连续七小时漆黑一片。

例句:I don’t know what happened to him, he just blacked out! Maybe he banged his head.

不知道怎么回事,他突然就失去意识了!也许是碰着头了。

7. Black as a skillet:

used to describe something that is very dirty, black with dirt

黑如煮锅:用来描述某物极脏,混着泥土

例句:My hands and clothes were as black as a skillet, and I was only halfway through cleaning your garage!

车库才打扫一半,我的衣服上、手上就全是泥土了。

8. Black market:

a term used for places where goods are illegally bought and sold for a profit.

黑市交易:非法买卖场所

例句:Jerry used to sell cigarettes from South America on the black market!

杰里曾在黑市贩卖过南美的香烟。

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