【IELTS雅思實用英文】開口說道地英式英文,5個英國人常用單字

想說一口道地英式英文嗎?只要掌握這5個生活常用單字,讓你開口就很不一樣!


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想說一口道地英式英文嗎?只要掌握這5個生活常用單字,讓你開口就很不一樣!


1. peckish

= to be slightly hungry 感到有些飢餓


I’m feeling a little bit peckish, do you have any chocolate?

我現在覺得有點餓,你有巧克力嗎?



2. fortnight

A fortnight = two weeks 兩周


I’m going on holiday for a fortnight.

我要去度假兩周。


I’m taking leave from my work for a fortnight.

我要請假兩周。



3. skint

= without money 沒錢


Sorry, I can’t come to dinner with you. I’m absolutely skint.

抱歉,我不能和你一起去吃晚餐。我完全沒錢了。



4. cheeky

= doing something naughty 讓人覺得無禮或不尊重,但又有點有趣。


A: You’ve got loads of money, why can’t you give me some?

你有這麼多錢,何不分我一點?

B: Don’t be so cheeky.

別這麼厚臉皮了!



5. fancy

Fancy 有許多種不同用法。


I fancy you. = I find you attractive.

我對你有好感。


Do you fancy a beer? = Do you want to come out with me and grab a beer to drink?

你想一起喝杯啤酒嗎?


What do you fancy? = What do you like / want?

你想要/喜歡甚麼?


You look fancy! = You’re looking rich, posh, and smart.

你看起來好時髦!




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