中文入邊有句話叫本性難移,每個人天生嘅性格都唔同,就算喺一對雙胞胎,都有可能會喺兩種截然不同嘅性格。喺英文嘅世界,都有好多諺語去形容唔同嘅人架!

 

今日就學以下8個英文諺語去形容性格啦!

 

1) Pain in the neck

極級麻煩的人

 

That child is a real pain the neck. He breaks the vases at home whenever he kicks football.

嗰嗰小朋友真喺好麻煩,每次踢波都會打爛屋企啲花樽。

 

2) A people person

善解人意的人

 

Dave tries hard, but he’s just not a people person.

Dave努力嘗試,但始終都係做唔到一個善解人意嘅人。

 

3) Cold fish

冷漠的人

 

The commissioner will soon be cold fish who considers the legal side but not the moral side.

嗰嗰委員遲早會變成一個只考慮公義,而唔考慮人情世故﹑冷漠嘅人。

 

4) Lone wolf

孤僻的人

 

Rana is a lone wolf who always make others feel she is mysterious.

Rana係一個孤僻嘅人,所以其他人成日都覺得佢好神秘。

 

5) Moaning Minnie

愛發牢騷的人

 

Hey Susan, stop being a moaning Minnie, try to see the good side of everything.

喂Susan,唔好再成日發牢騷啦,嘗試去睇下事情好嗰一面。

 

6) Happy camper

對自己處境滿意的人

 

She’s just found out about the pay cut and she’s not a happy camper.

佢啱啱發現人工被減之後即刻唔再係一個對自己處境滿意嘅人。

 

7) Smart cookie

聰明的人

 

He is a smart cookie, adjusting his songs to fit his audience.

佢識得用唔同嘅歌去迎合唔同觀眾嘅口味,真喺聰明。

 

8) Wet blanket

掃興的人

 

Don’t let Joseph come on our trip, he’s only going to be a wet blanket and take the fun out of everything.

唔好比Joseph嚟呢個旅程呀,佢只會令每件事都變得唔有趣,真喺掃興。

 

你有冇覺得你同以上任何一種性格好相似呢?



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俚語 Slang
諺語 Proverbs



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