(21) 怀疑时

He’s 38.

Really? /Are you sure?

I want to break up with you.分手

Are you serious? 你是认真的吗?

I quit my job.我把工作辞了

Are you joking?你开玩笑了吧!

Do you mean it? 是真的吗?

Are you kidding?

Do you think you’ll get a raise?

I doubt it. 我怀疑./It’s doubtful!

I don’t think so.

I wouldn’t bet on it.

It’s chancy. *俚语。

It’s iffy. *非常随便的说法

What do you think?

It sounds fishy to me. 听起来很可疑。

It sounds suspicious to me.

It sounds funny to me.

Something’s fishy.

I smell a rat. *很可疑

He said she is his sister.

I won’t buy that story. 我不信他的话.

But, it’s true.

I don’t buy it.

I won’t believe that story.

She told me she likes you.

Do you think she’s serious?

你认为他是当真的吗?

I don’t take him too seriously. / I don’t take him very seriously.我不把他的话太当真.

I don’t pay much attention to what he says.

What makes you say that?

I don’t believe him.我不相信他 /I don’t trust him.

I don’t think he is telling the truth.

I think he is lying.

I won two tickets to Hawaii!

It’s too good to be true.太好了吧、难以置信(有这么好的事?)

It’s so unbelievably good that there has to be something wrong.

Nothing this good ever happens, it must be a mistake.

It can’t be! It’s too good to believe!

(22) 为难时

I don’t know what to do.

Don’t worry, I’ll help.

I’m at a loss as to what to do.

I’m unable to decide for myself.

What shall I do? /What should I do?

What am I supposed to do? 我该怎么办? *be supposed to计划做…

I don’t know. Just relax, I’ll help you.

What am I going to do?

We can’t finish our proposal in time.

We are in trouble.我们这下麻烦了

We’re in big trouble.

Do you like the new computer system?

No, it’s a hassle. 不喜欢,那很麻烦.

It’s a pain in the neck.

It’s a pain in the ass. *低俗的说法。

It’s a lot of trouble.

What should we do?

I don’t know.

It’s really a difficult problem.

这真是个难题.

It’s big problem.

I don’t know what to say.我不知道说什么才好.

I’m at a loss as to what to say.*困惑

I have a full house.我是同花顺(打牌时)

You got me. 这下可难住我了

I don’t know.

I guess you’re right.

You win. /That beats me.

He’s a nuisance. *他特招人讨厌.

You asked for it. 自作自受

You’re stepping on my foot.

Oops! I’m sorry. 哎哟! 对不起.

I made a mistake. /My mistake.

Oh, no! I missed the flight.哦,不!

You did? 真的?

Ah, man! *man表示兴奋的和吃惊

Oh, my goodness! /Oh, my gosh!

Good heavens!

We have to decide what to do.

That’s the hard part. 这正是难点.

That’s the difficult part.

I feel guilty. 我感到很内疚I was mean. 我太刻薄了,

Don’t worry about it.

It’s all my fault.

I feel bad about it.

I feel horrible.

I feel terrible.

You look puzzled. 你看来很困惑

I can’t understand this machine.

You look confused.

The idea haunts me.那个念头总是萦绕着我

I can’t get rid of the idea.

I can’t get it out of my mind.

(23) 不感兴趣时

What do you want for dinner?

I don’t care. 什么都行.

Anything’s fine.

I don’t think it’s a good idea.

Who cares? 管它呢!

So what? 那又怎么样?

So? 后来呢?

Well?

Does it matter?

Big deal.

What difference does it make?

Whatever you want. 随便你!

As you wish.

Do u think the economy will improve?

Nobody knows. 谁知道呢

Who knows? /No one knows.

Why don’t you help him?

It has nothing to do with me. 跟我没关系.

It’s not my concern.

It’s not my business.

It’s not my problem.

I couldn’t care less. 我才不在乎呢.

I’m going to report you to our boss.

Go ahead. I couldn’t care less.

I don’t give a damn.

But I’m not a good dancer.

Nobody cares. 没人注意你。

Nobody gives a damn.

Tom and Mary are fighting a lot these days. We should do something about it.

Let it be. 让它去、别管

Everyone says you’re a liar.

I don’t care what they say. 我才不在乎他们说什么呢.

I don’t care what they might say.

What they say doesn’t matter to me.

I don’t care what anyone says.

Other people’s opinions don’t matter to me.

I’m not concerned about what they may say.

Which one? Anyone will do. 哪个都行。

It doesn’t matter.

Anyone’s okay. /Anything will do.

We can do without him.没他我们也可以.

We don’t need him.

His help isn’t necessary.

I’ve got nothing special to talk about.

我没什么要说的.

That’s okay.

I have nothing particular to talk about.

I don’t have anything special to discuss.

Do you want red or white?

It doesn’t matter. 无所谓

I don’t care.

It doesn’t make any difference.

It’s all the same to me.

I don’t feel strongly about it one way or the other.

Either will do.

Either one will be fine.

She only married him for his money.

It’s the same old story. 这种事又不新鲜.

(24) 害羞时

Come on. Let’s meet new people.

But I’m shy.我不好意思.

Your mom showed me ur baby pictures.

I’m so embarrassed. 真不好意思

I’m ashamed of myself. 我为自己感到惭愧.

Don’t be so hard on yourself.

I’m embarrassed of myself.

I’m ashamed that I did that.

How shameful! 真恬不知耻!

It’s very shameful.

It’s quite a shameful story.

That’s very unfortunate.

I lied to him.

Shame on you! *真丢脸、不成体统

你真丢脸!

You should be ashamed!

(25) 吃惊时

She was late for work again.

Unbelievable! 难以置信!

Incredible! /That’s unbelievable!

I can’t believe it!

Now way! 怎么会呢!

I’m surprised! 我吃了一惊!

I’m shocked! 我很震惊!

I’m in shock!

What a shock!

I won the lottery. 我的彩票中了

That’s amazing! 太让人吃惊了!

How about that!

Wow!

Really? /Oh, really?真的?

Is that right? /Is that so? /Oh, yeah?

You’re kidding! 你在开玩笑吧!

–No, I’m not.

You’re pulling my leg! 戏弄

No kidding!

You’ve got to be kidding!

It’s midnight already.

It can’t be! /That can’t be!怎么可能!

That can’t be! /It can’t be true! /Impossible!

Let’s go to Europe this summer!

Are u serious? / Seriously?当真?/你肯定?

That’s really something! 那真的很重要.*something在口语中表示“重要的东西”

I was in a car accident.

Oh, my! 哎呀! /My God.

He failed another test.

Good grief! 天啊

Well, well. 哎呀呀!

My goodness!

Oh, dear! /Dear! Dear!

Good gracious!

Oh, brother! / Oh, boy!啊!!

You surprised me! 你吓死我了!–Boo! 啊-!

You scared me. /What a surprise!

I really do love you.

You don’t say! 怎么可能呢?

I’m going to marry you.

That’ll be the day!怎么可能!、岂有此理!

It’ll never happen! /Impossible!

I’ll believe that when I see it. 眼见为实

I’ll believe that when it happens.

A great shock. /A big shock. /That’s a shocker. 震惊

There’s a meeting today at 5∶00.

That’s news to me. 第一次听说.

That’s the first I’ve heard of it.

I never knew he was so rich.

I know, it’s mind-boggling, isn’t it? …简直让人不敢相信,是吧?

It blew me away.

Gosh! I’ve overslept again!糟了!又睡过了!

No, not again! 没有,没到点呢!

We were surprised by the news.

这条小心真让人吃惊.

Boo! “哇!”、“啊”,吓唬人。

That wasn’t funny.

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