单词"ball"的特殊用法

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2016-8-13 15:58

"ball"这个单词大家的第一反应基本上都是“球“,其实呢,它不仅可以用在体育中,在许多与体育毫无关系的短语中也会用到这个单词,快来体会一下英语词汇的奥妙吧~~~

Get the ball rolling
"get the ball rolling"的意思是使某事开始。
Let's get the ball rolling and learn some English idioms.
让我们开始来学习一些英语习语吧。
If you don't get the ball rolling soon, you may not finish this project on time.
如果你早点开始的话,你可能没法准时完成这个工程。
This idiom has a few variations. You can also say:
这个习语有多种表达的方式,你也可以说:
Set the ball rolling
Start the ball rolling
The ball is in someone's court
当我们说"the ball is in someone's court"的时候,意思为下一步的动作将取决于这个人。有时我们用缩写形式"the ball is in someone's court"来代替"the ball is in your court"。
I've given them all the information they need. The ball is in their court now and they need to come back to us with their ideas.
我已经将他们需要的所有信息给了他们,现在就看他们的了,他们需要将想法反馈给我们。
We've told you all you need to know about using English. Now the ball's in your court.
我们已经告诉了你关于使用英语的所有你需要的信息,现在看你的了。
To be on the ball
如果说某人"on the ball",意思就是这个人响应非常快,在某个情形当中行动非常迅速。
He's really on the ball when it comes responding to emails.
他回复电子邮件的时候动作非常快。
My manager expects the team to be on the ball when we have to answer clients.
我的经理希望团队在回答客户的问题时反应迅速。
To keep your eye on the ball
'To keep your eye on the ball' 的意思是对于某事保持警惕,特别是当你尝试达成某一目标的时候。
Keep your eye on the ball or else you may lose sight of your goal.
请保持专注!不然你会丢失你的目标。
与这个短语意思相反的一个短语是"to take your eye off the ball"意思是失去焦点,忽略你的目标。
The swimming team started performing badly after the members took their eye off the ball.
从成员们分散注意力之后游泳队的表现开始糟糕了。