有关含糊其辞和询问意见的回答的英语口语

时间:2020-11-21 作者:admin

为了提高大家的英语听力水平,小编今天给大家整理一些可以练习口语的英文,大家有时间可以练一练。

有关含糊其辞的回答的英语口语

也许吧。

Maybe. *虽然有可能性,但较接近于No, 概率只在40%左右,让人听上去是否定的语气。与perhaps同义。possibly更拘泥于形式,但同样含有消极的语感。probably的可能性较大,语感积极,概率在80%到90%左右,给对方以肯定的,即Yes的感觉。

Can you finish the report by Friday? (星期五之前你能写完那篇报告吗?)

Maybe. (也许吧。)

It may possibly rain, but it will probably be sunny again. (也许下雨,但可能过会儿又会晴了。)

Possibly.

Perhaps.

Probably.

不完全。

Not exactly. *“不能说完全是那样”、“不能断定就是那样”的意思。

Do you agree? (你同意吗?)

Not exactly. (不完全同意。)

Not quite.

可能是吧。

I guess so. *不能明确断定,“好像是”、“是吧”等推测的表达方式。

Don’t you think Japanese people are healthier? (你不觉得日本人更健康些吗?)

I guess so. (可能是吧!)

I suppose so.

也许是真的吧。

It might be true. *听上去是不太肯定,接近于No (不)的感觉。

Do you think it’s true? (你觉得那是真的吗?)

It might be true. (也许是真的吧。)

It’s possible.

可能会吧。

It could be. *听对方说了许多之后,自己也觉得“可能会吧”时使用。

What do you think? (你觉得怎么样?)

It could be true. (也许吧!)

That could be.

That could be true.

我不太清楚。

I’m not sure. *没把握说时,或不知道时。

Is he in the office now? (他现在在办公室吗?)

I’m not sure. (我不太清楚。)

I’m not certain.

I can’t say for sure.

但愿是这样。

I hope you’re right.

It’ll be sunny tomorrow. (明天是个好天吧。)

I hope you’re right. (但愿是这样。)

有那么点儿。

Sort of.

Is your dog big? (你的狗大吗?)

Sort of. (说大也大吧!)

Kind of.

差不多吧!

It’s something like that.

Is this it? (是这个吗?)

Yeah, it’s something like that. (嗯,差不多吧。)

That’s about it.

That’ll do.

That’s about right.

那得看情况。

It depends.

Don’t you think you can save more money in Tokyo? (你不觉得在东京能攒更多的钱吗?)

It depends. (那得看情况。) *on a case by-case basis “基于具体情况”。

That depends.

也许是,也许不是。

Maybe yes, maybe no. *虽然有话要说,但又不想让对方明白时。

Are you going to ask him? (你打算去问他吗?)

Maybe yes, maybe no. (也许问,也许不问。)

但愿如此。

Hopefully. *表达虽然无法约定,但仍渴望能够实现的心情。

Can you play tomorrow? (明天能去比赛吗?)

Hopefully. (但愿能去。)

I hope so.

不能保证。

There’s no guarantee. *带有也许不可能一切顺利的语感, 但可以感觉到成功的概率很高。

Will it make money? (能挣大钱吗?)

There’s no guarantee. (不能保证。)

I can’t guarantee it.

我想是的。

I think so. *可以用于各种场合。表达“我想是的”、“是那样”的语感。

Will it rain today? (今天会下雨吗?)

I think so. (我想会吧。)

我说不好。

I can’t say. *不愿意说出秘密或不足以提出意见时。

Do you know where they are? (你知道他们在哪儿吗?)

I can’t say. (我说不好。)

I couldn’t say.

I can’t say for certain.

I can’t say for sure.

I couldn’t say for certain.

也是也不是。

Yes and no. *无法断定是“是”还是“不是”时。

Are the people friendly? (那些人都很友善吗?)

Yes and no. (也是也不是。)

Fifty-fifty. *俚语。

喜忧参半。/一半一半。

Half and half. *表示不能断言好还是不好,无法确定的心情。同时有向对方表示事情进展得不顺利、搁浅的语感。

Is that new plan effective? (那个新计划有效果吗?)

Half and half. (嗯,难说。)

我会试试。

I’ll try. *“试试”、“努力”。

Can you find him? (你能找到他吗?)

I’ll try. (我会试试。)

I’ll do my best.

I’ll try to.

怎么说呢。

It’s difficult to say. *用于难以立刻回答时。

Is your boss nice to you? (你的老板对你好吗?)

It’s difficult to say. (怎么说呢。)

It’s hard to say.

还可以更好点。

Could be better. *考虑到对方的心情,避免给予对方否定的回答。“还有发展的余地”、“不能说是最好的”。

Is he a good salesman? (他是个很好的推销员吗?)

Could be better. (还可以更好点。)

他给我的回答很含糊。

He gave me an ambiguous answer. *ambiguous “可以有两种以上理解的,模棱两可的”。

His answer was very vague.

He wasn’t very clear.

有关保留意见的英语口语

让我想想。

Let me think about it.

So, you should buy it now. (所以,你应该现在就买。)

Let me think about it. (让我想想。)

Give me time to think it over.

请给我点儿时间考虑。

I need some time to think it over.

I need more time to think about it.

我会考虑的。

I’ll consider it. *正式的说法。表达不能马上回答时,有“请给我时间考虑”、“让我考虑考虑”的语感。

Do you like my idea? (你接受我的建议吗?)

I’ll consider it. (我会考虑的。)

我考虑考虑吧。

I’ll think about it. *比I’ll consider it.的说法更随便,比直接拒绝语气要缓和。

Will you come to my party? (你来参加我的晚会吗?)

I’ll think about it. (我考虑考虑吧。)

I’ll sleep on it. *俚语。

I’ll give it some thought.

我得琢磨琢磨。

I’ll think it over.

Will you approve the proposal? (你同意我的计划吗?)

I’ll think it over. (我得琢磨琢磨。)

请给我一个晚上的时间考虑。

Let me sleep on it.

Please give me a raise. (请给我涨工资。)

Let me sleep on it. (请给我一个晚上的时间考虑。)

我得研究研究。

I’ll see what I can do.

We need longer breaks. (我们的休假有必要再长一些。)

I’ll see what I can do. (我得研究研究。)

有关提出、询问意见的英语口语

你呢?

How about you? *回答了别人的问题后,用这句反问对方,有助于对话的顺利进行。

I like New York in June. How about you? (我喜欢6月的纽约,你呢?)

Me, too. (我也是。)

What about you?

你觉得呢?

What do you think? *用来询问“怎么样?”、“你的意见呢?”

What do you think? (你觉得呢?)

I think it’s all right. (我觉得没关系。)

What do you say?

How about it?

What do you think?

What’s your answer?

你的意见呢?

What’s your opinion?

What’s your viewpoint?

What’s your point of view?

你的建议呢?

What’s your suggestion?

What do you suggest?

还有别的吗?

What else?

Anything else?

What’s left?

Missing anything?

什么问题都可以。

Any question will do. *催促别人提问时“请提问题吧”。

Ask anything.

你有什么建议吗?

What do you recommend?

What do you think is the best?

你不这样认为吗?

Don’t you think so? *征求对方同意。

Can’t you see it?

你同意吗?

Do you agree? *比较正式的说法。

给我一个明确的答复。

Give me a definite answer. *definite “明确的”。

I want a definite answer. (我希望得到明确的答复。)

I need a definite answer. (我需要一个明确的答复。)

“是”还是“不是”?

Is it “yes” or “no”?

Yes, or no?

这可不算答复。

It doesn’t answer my question.

That’s no answer.

That’s not what I want to know. (这不是我想知道的事情。)

You didn’t answer my question. (你没有回答我的问题。)

你没有希望赢。

You don’t stand a chance. *stand a chance “有可能性”。

I’m running for mayor. (我的目标是成为市长。)

You don’t stand a chance. (你没有希望赢。)

我已经忍无可忍了。

It’s the last straw. *It’s the last straw.是句谚语,出自The last straw breaks the camel’s back. 意思是往骆驼身上放稻草,放得太多时,就是一根也会把骆驼的脊背压断。即忍耐超过了限度,就会爆发。

That’s it.

It’s the end.

It’s the limit.

I can’t take it anymore.

让我听听您的直言。

Let me hear your candid opinion. *candid “直率的,不客气的”。

Please tell me what you honestly think.

你有什么更好的主意吗?

Can you think of anything better?

Have you got a better idea?

有什么不满意的吗?

Any complaints? *complaint“不平”、“不满意”、“抱怨的原因”。

Any complaints? (有什么不满意的吗?)

No, I’m satisfied. (没有,我心满意足。)

Do you have any complaints to make?

Do you have anything to complain about?

你不满意什么?

What is your complaint?

What are your complaints?

What are you dissatisfied with?

我是个有气量的人。

I’m fairly broad-minded. *broad-minded “心胸宽阔,宽宏大量”。

这是一个难得的机会。

That kind of chance comes once in a blue moon. *once in a blue moon “稀少的,很少”。

I went out with a gorgeous girl last night.(我昨天晚上和一个非常漂亮的姑娘约会了。)

That kind of chance comes once in a blue moon. (这是一个难得的机会。)

照我的想法……

In my opinion…

What do you think? (你认为如何?)

In my opinion, we need to cut costs. (我的想法是,我们必须减少经费。)*有人用According to my opinion…, 这种表达方式是错误的。

I think…

我的意思是……

What I meant was…

Do you mean fire people? (你的意思是要裁人?)

No, what I meant was we need to use cheaper materials. (不,我的意思是必须使用更便宜的材料。)

What I wanted to say was…

我想是的。

I think so.

我想不是。

I don’t think so.

我认为这要看个人的看法。

I think it is a matter of opinion.

I think that depends on one’s opinion.

那并不重要。

It’s not important.

那是个好主意。

That’s a good idea.

那是胡说。

That’s not true.

对了/没错!

That’s right!

我可负担不起。

I can’t afford it.

值得一看。

It’s worth a look.

这不,你看……

You see… *非常随便的说法。

Why? (为什么?)

You see, we need to stay competitive. (你看,我们必须在竞争中坚持住。)

The reason is…

我可跟你说清楚。

Let’s get this straight. *“我得先把话说清楚”、 “这点我可告诉你” 这样引起对方的注意力之后,表达自己的意见才有效果。

Let’s get this straight, I’m the boss. (我得先说清楚,我是老板。)

Yes, sir. (是的,先生。)

我是不会做那种事儿的。

I would not do that.

I would not do that. (我是不会做那种事儿的。)

I believe you. (我相信你。)

I wouldn’t do that.

I wouldn’t ever do that. (我是绝对不会做那种事儿的。)

I’m not the kind of person who would do that. (我不是做那种事的人。)

还有更厉害的呢。

You ain’t seen nothing yet. *按正确的语法关系来说,应该是You haven’t seen anything yet.直译是“你还有很多没看到呢”。

A) Shibuya is very crowded. (涉谷人多得要命。)

B) You ain’t seen nothing yet. You should see Shinjuku. (你没看到更厉害的呢,你去新宿看看。)*美国朋友A来到日本。

不要画蛇添足了。

Let’s leave well enough alone. *直译是“这样就很好了,保持别动了”。表示“这种状态就很好,所以如果再修改的话就会画蛇添足”。

One more hand. (再玩一次吧。)

Let’s leave well enough alone. (这样就行了,到此为止吧!)*玩扑克游戏时。

Let’s quit while we’re ahead.

Let’s not try to improve the results. *这种表达方式不常使用。

肯定是我的幻觉。

It must be my imagination. *imagination “空想”、“想像”。

从长远来看……

In the long run,…

Tax cuts are a good idea. (减税是个好主意。)

But, in the long run, it’s not good for the country. (但从长远来看,对国家没有什么好处。)

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