[学英语] 谁是"smart alec"?你身边可能也有(双语)

来源:搜狐教育 2016-06-04 10:14:00

英语不行?什么时候学都不为晚,只要你小憩时花个几分钟~这次小编又带来了满满的干货。

1.Browniepoints

【例句】

-Carlsacrificedhisweekend,todrivehisboss'sdaughtertotheairport,toearnbrowniepoints.

-Melissatriedtogainbrowniepointsbytellingherreferenceletterwriterhowwellhedressed.

-Cammytriedtoearnbrowniepointsbytutoringherboss'ssonontheSATs.

【解释】Doinggooddeedsorearningfavorintheeyesofanother,oftenone'ssuperior.

2.Lowestcommondenominator

【例句】

-MaryteasedBrianforlikingmusicthatistargetedtothelowestcommondenominator.

-VickydraggedJordanawayfrombeingpartofthelowestcommondenominator,towatchhighcultureballetandopera.

-China'sforeignmoviequotagenerallyonlyallowsblockbustersforthelowestcommondenominator.

【解释】Themostbasic,leastsophisticatedleveloftaste,sensibility,oropinionamongagroupofpeople.

3.Smartalec

【例句】

-Morristhinksanyonewhocanidentifythecountryoforiginofwinefromasinglesniffisasmartalec.

-Thesocialcommentatorwhotweetsoneverynewtrendiskindofasmartalec.

-Jasminethoughthercolleaguewholecturedheronfashionsensewasasmartalec.

解释】Apersonwhoisarrogantontechnicalability.

积少成多,希望大家在学英语的路上越走越远~

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