图说英语词汇 | 9个与Death(死亡)相关的英语习语

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图说英语词汇 | 9个与Death(死亡)相关的英语习语

Pushing up daisies
Dead and buried
死,入土,一命呜呼

  • I'll be pushing up the daisies long before it happens.
    没等这件事发生我早就一命呜呼了。

Kick the bucket
To die
翘辫子,死

  • Old Dyson looks as if he may kick the bucket any day; I've never seen a living being look so thin.
    老戴逊好像会随时死去,我从未见过活人这样瘦的。

Over my dead body
Under no circumstances
只要我还有一口气就不能那样做;除非我死了

  • "Joe says he's going to buy a motorbike." "Over my dead body!"
    “乔说他想买辆摩托车。”“只要我还有一口气就不准他买!”

Pop one’s clogs
To die
死,死亡

  • I think I'll leave all my money to charity when I pop my clogs.
    我想我死后要把所有的钱都捐给慈善事业。

Sleep with the fishes
Dead, often by murder
被谋杀致死(黑话,通常被抛尸水中)

  • Don't worry, boss, that no-good snitch will be sleeping with the fishes before sunrise.
    老板,别担心,告密的奸人在天亮之前就会被干掉。

Set in stone
Fixed; unchangeable
确定,成定局,板上钉钉

  • These are just a few ideas - nothing is set in stone yet.
    这还只是一些想法——什么都还没定下来。

Six feet under
Dead and buried
入土,死去

  • There's no point worrying about it - we'll both be six feet under by then.
    不用为此担心——到时候我们俩都已入土了。

Whistle past the graveyard
Remain optimistic despite dangers; be clueless
在危险境地依然保持乐观,故作镇定;一无所知,一窍不通

  • He shows a confident manner, but he may just be whistling past the graveyard.
    他表现出一种自信的态度,但他可能只是故作镇定。

Your number is up
You are going to die
(某人)气数已尽,死到临头

  • When the plane started to shake, I just thought my number was up.
    飞机开始摇晃时,我真的以为我要完蛋了。

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