Do you mind if I ask you a favor?
No, not at all.
Can I ask a favor? /May I ask u a favor?
Would you give me a hand?能帮把手吗？
Would you please help me?
Would you mind giving me a hand?
Could you help me out?
I’m sorry to bother u,对不起. but can u help me?
It’s no bother. 没问题
I’ll be glad to.乐意为您效劳. /I’d be happy to. /With pleasure. /Love to.
Could I possibly use your bathroom?
If you’d like,… 如果可以的话…
If you want to,…
Could you pass the sugar, please?
Sure. Here you are. 给.
Could I have the sugar, please?
Could you hand me the sugar, please?
Could you give me the sugar, please?
Here you are. /Here you go. /Here it is.
What do you want me to do?
Please do this. 请做这个.
Please take care of this.
Would you please do this for me?
Would you drive me to the store?您能开车送我到那家店吗？
Would you drop me off at the store?下车
Would you help me find the number for the ABC Hotel?您能帮我找到ABC饭店的电话号码吗？
I don’t know how to fill out this form. 我不知道怎么填这张表.
How do I fill out this form?
Can you help me with this form?
Tell me why.告诉我为什么.
What’s the reason?
Why do you think that?
May I borrow your pen? 能借用一下你的钢笔吗？
May I use your pen?
Is it okay if I use your pen?
Do you have a pen?有笔吗？
Do you have a pen that I can borrow?
Can you lend me ten dollars? 能借给我十美元吗？
Would you give me a call?
Could you call me? /Can you ring me up? 你能给我打个电话吗？
I’d appreciate it if u could call me tonight.你今天晚上如果能给我打电话的话我将非常感激.
I’d be glad to.
Please turn it down. 请关小点声. *turn down / turn up 开大/小声音； turn off /turn on 开/关
Would you please turn it down?
All right. 好吧!
Not so loud, please.
Please lower the volume.
It’s too loud. Turn it down.
Wait here until I get back.等我回来.
Please wait here for me.
Excuse me. 劳驾…
Can I help you?
Hello, there! /Hi, there! 喂，你!
Do you have the time? 你知道几点了?
Do you have time? 你有空吗? --Sure.
Do you have a minute?
Can I ask you a favor? 我求你件事行吗?
Sure. What is it? /Sorry, I’m busy.
May I ask a favor of you? 我想打听点事.
Could you do me a favor?
Could you help me? /Can you help me?
May I ask you something? 我想打听点事
Sure. Go ahead. 当然，请说吧
May I ask you a question?
I’d like to ask you something.
I have a question.
Could you tell me something?
Do you have time to answer a question?
Could you answer a question?
I hate to bother you, but can I ask you a question?
Sorry for interrupting… 对不起.打断一下.
Oh, you’re not. 噢，没关系
I 'm sorry to interrupt you.
May I interrupt you?
Excuse me for interrupting.
Forgive me for interrupting.
Guess what? 你猜怎么着?
What? / You know what? 怎么啦?
Sorry, I mistook you for someone else.
That’s all right.对不起.我认错人了.
Sorry, I thought you were someone else.
You’re not who I thought u were. Sorry.
Oops. My mistake. 不好，我弄错了
May I use your phone?我能用一下您的电话吗？ --Go right ahead.
Just start the car!
How should I do it?我该怎么做呢？
I can’t do it.
This is the way you should do it.你该这样做.
This is how you should do it.
You should do it this way.
This is how you do it.
How’s this? 这样做怎么样?
It’ll do the trick. 这样就会顺利
It’ll be effective. /That’ll work.
This looks better.这样看上去好一些.
This is more pleasing in appearance.
I like the looks of this one better.
Let me show you how to do it.
I’ll do it my own way. 我用自己的方法做.
I’ll do it the way I want to.
You eat sushi this way.
Like this? 像这样？
You mean like this?
Like what? 像什么？ --Like chicken.
It’s easy. /It’s a cinch. /It’s a snap.
Just like that! 就这样、很简单
Can you buy guns in America?
Yes. It’s easy,很简单 just like that!
Just as if it were nothing. 简单得不能再简单了
It’s a little hard. /It’s kind of difficult.
It’s complicated. /It’s complex.
This is the first thing to do.首先应该做这个.
You should do this first.
You dropped this. 你掉了这个.
Oh, yeah. It’s mine.
I think you dropped this.我想这是你丢的吧.
I think this is yours.
Is this yours? /Did you drop this?
Isn’t this yours? 这不是你的吗？
Doesn’t this belong to you?
It’s mine. /It belongs to me. /Yes, that’s mine. 是我的.
Yes, it’s my handkerchief.
It belongs to me.
I’ve lost my wallet. 我的钱包丢了.
I’m in trouble!这下可麻烦了.
May I help?要我帮忙吗？
Sure. If you don’t mind.
Do you want any help? /Need any help? /Need a hand? /Do you need a hand? /Can I give you a hand? /Do you need some help?
Can I help you carry that?
Think twice before you decide.
How about this one?
What about this one?这个怎么样？
It’s the same price.
I want to make a suggestion.
I want to offer a suggestion.
Let’s take a short cut. *近路，捷径
Let’s go a shorter way.
Let’s play hooky! /Let’s skip school! /Let’s cut class! /Let’s ditch school!逃学(咱们逃学吧.)
Let’s call in sick. 打电话请个病假吧.
Let’s play cards! 玩扑克吧！
I have an idea.我有个主意. /I’ve got it. /I have come up with an idea. /I have a good idea.
What is it?
Tell you what. =I’ll tell you what.怎么样？
Tell you what. Why don’t you come to my house now? 这样怎么样?你现在就来我家一趟，怎么样?
Okay. /Let me think for a moment. 让我考虑一下.
I don’t know what to say.
Just think about it. 你好好想想.
You should get a haircut.你该理理你的头发了.
You should cut your hair.
You need a hair cut.
Won’t you join us? 你也一起来吧?
Why don’t u come along?我们一起去吧?
What do you suggest?你有什么建议吗？
What is your suggestion?
Wanna make a bet? 打赌? Wanna =Do you want to…
You’re on! 行啊
Do you want to bet?
Why don’t you put your money where your mouth is?
Let’s bet on it.
Want to bet?
I suggest you take a taxi.
Yes? /Can I help you?有事吗？
What can I do for you?
Sure. What is it? 可以，什么事？
Sure, what can I do?
Sure. How can I help?
Is there a problem?
What seems to be the problem?
What’s the matter?怎么了？
I don’t feel well.
Did you finish the report? --Of course. 当然！
Wanna come to my party? --Of course.
Sure. /Okay. /Certainly. /Sure thing. /For sure. /Surely.
No way. 绝对不行
Could you give me a hand?
No problem. /There’s no problem.没问题.
All right. /Sure. /Absolutely. /Certainly.
Whose idea is it? 这是谁的主意？
Would you like to try?
Yes, thank you. /No, thank you.
Would you like some more?
May I? 我可以<先……〉吗?
Go ahead.您请 /After you. 您先请…
Thank you for the report.
My pleasure. 这是我的荣幸./It’s my pleasure. /I’d be happy to. /It’s no problem.
Should we have more drinks?
Why not? 当然 /No reason not to.
Would you mind if I smoked?
No, not at all. 没关系 .
Do your homework now.
I will. / I’m going to. / I’ll do it.这就做
Get it? 明白了吗?
Got it! 明白 / Got you.
I hate to ask you for help, but…
Say no more. 不用多说了，(就交给我吧)
Be my guest. /Don’t worry about it. /I’ll take care of it. /Leave it up to me.
I like your apartment.
Make yourself at home. 就像在自己家里一样.
I’d be happy to help you.很高兴为您效劳.
That’s alright. 谢谢!不用了
I’d be more than happy to help you.
I’d like more water, please.
Certainly. 遵命 *愉快地、感到荣幸的
I think we should do it this way.
Whatever you say. 照您说的做
You’re the boss. 您是头儿，您定吧!
You’re in control.
Would you help me out?
Anything for you. /I’ll do anything for u.
It’s due tomorrow.
I’ll take care of it. 交给我吧!
I’ll handle it. /Leave it to me.
You can count on me. *指望、依靠
You can leave it up to me.
Are you coming?
Count me in. /I’m in. /I’m into it.算我一个
Count me out. 我不做 /别把我算上
I have to leave early today.
Okay. I’ll do the rest. 剩下的就交给我/I’ll finish up.
I’ll take care of the rest of it.
Is it a deal? 这样行吗?
I’ll cook if you do the dishes. Deal? -Deal.
It’s a deal. /That’s a deal! /That will do.
If you do that, you’ll get fired.
I’ll do it no matter what. *无论怎样
I’ll do it regardless of circumstances.
Nothing will stop me from doing it.
Nothing will get in my way of…
How did you do that?
It’s quite easy. /It’s pretty simple. /It’s really easy. 这相当简单.
That looks hard.
It’s nothing. /It’s a cinch. /It’s a piece of cake. 没什么、很简单
Would you like some coffee?
That would be great. 那太好了.
That would be perfect.
That would hit the spot.
That’s exactly what I want.
Would you? /Could you? 行吗?
Let’s play mah-jong. 麻将
You’re on! 好吧! /Okay. /Sounds good.
I’ll take you up on that offer.
Let’s get moving.
You’ve got a deal.
Would you like some help?
Excuse me. May I help you?
Sure. If you don’t mind.
If it’s no trouble.
If you wouldn’t mind. 如果不给您添麻烦的话.
Thank you for everything.
What would you like to drink?
Anything. 什么都行 .
We should take a trip.
Let’s do it!我们做吧！
Let’s not. 算了吧!
I want that.
Your wish is my command. 满足你的要求
Anything you say.
I wanna make all ur dreams come true.
I’m here to please you.
That will do. 可以呀
That’s good enough.
Anything’ll do. 什么都行
Anywhere’ll do. 哪儿都行
Should I make more?
That’ll be enough. 足够了./That’s enough. /That will do for now.
Can I talk to you?
Sure, what’s it about? 当然，什么事?
May I have your phone number?
Sure, it’s 1212-1212.
Your number, please?
May I have your number?
Could I have your number?
Could you work overtime tonight?
I wish I could, but… 我希望可以.但是…
I’d love to, but…
I want you to do it now.
I won’t. 我不愿意.
Do you need help?
No, thank you. /No, thanks. 不.谢谢.
Yes, thank you.
Can we go?
No, I don’t think so. 我想不行/我不这样认为./I don’t believe so.
Here you are.
I don’t want it. 我不要
I really don’t want it. 真的不要.
Where is the ABC Hotel?
I’m sorry I can’t help you.真抱歉，我不能帮助您.
I’m sorry I can’t assist you.
I’m sorry I can’t be any help.
I’m against his proposal.我反对他的建议.
Could you help me get a job?
I wish I could help you, but I can’t.
You have to help me.
I can’t do anything about it. 那事我是不上劲儿.
There is nothing I can do about it.
I can do nothing about it.
I want to work for this company.
Sorry, I can’t make that happen. 对不起，我无法满足你的愿望
Do you want to dance?
I’m not in the mood. 我没那份心情.
I don’t feel like it.
I’m afraid I’ve got urgent business now.很遗憾.我现在有件急事.
That’s a shame. 真是太遗憾了
Are you free today?
No, I have other business to take care of.我有别的事.
I’m sorry, but I’m busy just now.对不起，我现在正忙着呢.
I’m sorry, but I’m busy right now.
I’m sorry, but I’m in a hurry.对不起，我有急事.
Sorry, I don’t have time.
Not right now. 现在不行.
Are you coming?
Count me out. 我就算了吧.
Count me in. 算上我一个 .
Let’s go drinking.
I’d rather not. 如果可以的话，最好不.
You have to…
Enough. /Enough already. /That’s enough. 够了够了.
How about more salad?
No, thank you. I’ve had enough.
Why don’t we have dinner together?
Unfortunately, it’s not convenient for me today. 很遗憾，今天我不够方便
If it hadn’t rained, I would have done it.
That’s beside the point. 没说到点上.
Is it all right if I open the window?
Is it all right to smoke here? …可以吗?
No, this is a nonsmoking room.
May I come in? --Please, do. 我可以进来吗?
Is it alright to come in?
May I enter?
May I sit here?我可以坐着吗？
Is this seat taken?
Is someone sitting here?
Is this seat free?
May I play catch here? 我可以在这玩球吗？
Of course you may.
Do you mind if I smoke?
No, I don’t mind. 行，没关系
Am I allowed to take pictures here?
Yes, I think so.
Is taking pictures allowed here?
Are you permitted to take pictures here?
Do they permit taking pictures here?
Is it okay to take photographs here?
This is my favorite picture.
Let me see it. 让我看看 /Let me take a look. /Please show it to me.
May I use your phone?我可以借用一下你的电话吗？
Only if it’s not long distance. 只要不是长途就行
May I use the bathroom?我可以借用您的卫生间吗？
May I use the rest room?
May I use the washroom?
Can I park my car there? --Yes, you can.我可以把车停在那吗？
Is parking there okay?我可以看一眼吗？
Is it all right to park my car there?
Am I permitted to park my car there?
May I take a look? /May I see it?
You mean any place? / Any place?
Do you mean any place?
May I use your phone?
Go ahead. / Sure.行.
It’s up to you. /You decide.随你吧.
Sure. /No problem. /Ok /Sure 可以thing!/Why not? /I don’t see why not. /I don’t see why it is not all right. /That sounds ok
Let’s go out drinking.
I’m game! 行啊!
I’m all for it. 非常赞成
It’s five o’clock now.
if that’s all right with you.如果你不介意的话
If that’s all right for you.
Let’s leave now, if that’s all right with u.
If it’s all right with you,… *用于句首
If it’s all right with you, I’d like to go to bed now.
Yes, please do. /Go ahead. 您请吧
May I sit here?
Yes, please do. /Sure, go ahead. /No problem.
You may go home now, John.
I’m afraid not.
Is this the smoking section?
No, I’m afraid not.很遗憾，恐怕不行
I’m afraid so. *很遗憾是这样
I’d rather=I would rather最好…
May I smoke?
I’d rather you didn’t. 最好不吸
Would you mind if I went with you?
I’d rather you didn’t. 最好不要.
I’d prefer it if you didn’t.
I’d prefer you not to.
I’d rather that you not.
Would you lie for me?
Not on your life! 绝对不行!
Certainly not. /Not for any reason!
No way! /Not a chance! /Fat chance!
Not a chance in the world!
Would you loan me ￥100,000?
Over my dead body! 绝不可能!
Never! /That will never happen!
I will never let that happen!
I’d rather die first!
Are you going to the party?
Have you finished? --Not yet.
Could you help me? --Not now.
May I smoke? --Not here.
You may not eat here.你不能在这吃东西.
I’m sorry, I didn’t know.
Eating here is not allowed.
You can’t eat here.
Eating is prohibited here.
Please refrain from eating here.
Take a look! /Have a look! 看！
See for yourself.
Listen! Do you want to know a secret?
Listen up. /Listen to me. /Listen to this.
Don’t ignore me. 别不理我.
Look here! /Look at that! 看这儿/看那儿
Wow! Come, look! / Hey, look!快来看呀
Look at me!看我.
I heard something.我听见有什么声音.
It’s just my dog.
What was that noise?
I think I heard something.
Did you see Tom’s new house? It’s really nice.
I’ll go and take a look right away.
I’ll go and check it out immediately.
I’ll go give it a look right now.
It’s your turn. 该你了./轮到你了
Who won the golf tournament?
Well, as a matter of fact, I did.说实话
Actually, … /To be honest, … /To be frank, … /Frankly speaking, … /Truthfully, … /In all actuality, … 实际上…,老实说…
Don’t tell anyone. 别告诉任何人.
–I won’t. 我不会的。
Keep it under your hat. 请保密 *惯用法
I have a confession. *坦白
I have something to confess.
I need to tell you something.
I have a confession to make.
I have a secret.我有个秘密.
I’m keeping a secret.
So, what happened to my father?
I’ll fill you in. 我把一切告诉你.
I’ll tell you all about it.
I’ll explain everything.
I’ll tell you all the details.
Quit lying to me! 不要对我说谎话
All right. I’ll level with you. 好，我直说吧
I’ll tell you frankly.
I’ll be frank with you.
I’ll be open and sincere with you.
I’ll tell you the truth.
What else do you know?
That is about all I know. 我知道的就这些.
I don’t know anything else about it.
That’s all I know.
This is just between you and me.
What is it? 什么事呀?
Let’s keep our talk between us.
Let’s keep this our little secret.
It’s a secret. 这是秘密.
Let me tell you a secret. 我告诉你一个秘密.
He can’t keep a secret. 他不能保守秘密.
You’ve got a big mouth! 你的嘴不严实
I don’t have the guts to say that to my boss. *guts表示“勇气”
A little bird told me that today is your birthday. *听小道消息说、听说
Wait. Who told you? 喂!谁告诉你的?
I heard it through the grapevine. *grapevine原为“葡萄藤，此表示谣言,传闻
I just overheard it.
I didn’t say anything. 我什么都没说.
I kept my mouth shut.
I didn’t let the cat out of the bag. *表示“没有泄露秘密”的固定说法。
It was a slip of the tongue.无意中说漏了嘴.
Really? Didn’t she know about it?
I spilled the beans. 我泄露了秘密。
I stuck my foot in my mouth.
I won’t say a word. 我一个字都不说出去.
Mum’s the word. 我什么都不说
I won’t say anything.
My lips are sealed. 我的嘴很紧。
You can’t tell anyone.
I promise I won’t.
I can’t promise. *不能保证(但可以试试)
You have to come.
I’ll try but I can’t promise.
Remember to bring the report.
Will do. 一定 .
Are you sure? --I swear. 我发誓。
I’m not sure.
Trust me. 请相信我./Believe me. /I know what I’m doing. /Ucan trust me. /Trust in me.
I’m sorry I can’t help you.
You said you would.你说过你可以.
A promise is a promise! 说到就得做到.
You can’t go back on your promise now!