关于猫的谚语有哪些

2017-12-10 14:39 谚语大全 手机版

a cat nap 打个盹儿

let the cat out of the bag 放出袋中猫(泄密,说漏嘴)

more than one way to skin a cat 剥猫皮各有巧妙不同(另有办法)

rain cats and dogs 天上下猫,天上下狗(倾盆大雨)

All cats are(或look)black(或gray)in the dark.或者We are in the same boat.也就是说:大家彼此彼此(We are all equal或We are in the same situation。就像「五十步笑百步」或「乌鸦笑猪黑」。

一言既出,驷马难追:有人译成:One word lets slip and four horses will fail to catch it. 或 A statement that once let loose cannot be caught by four galloping horses.

A cat has nine lives.

猫有九条命。(英国迷信, 指猫的生命力强)

A cat in gloves catches no mice. (=Muffled cats catch no mice.)

[谚]带手套的猫捉不到耗子; 四肢不勤, 一事无成; 怕沾污手指的人做不出什么事。

A cat may look at a king.

[谚]猫也可以看国王(指小人物也应有些权利)

agree like cats and dogs

[口]像猫和狗一样合不来, 完全合不来

All cats are grey in the dark. (=At night all cats are grey; when candles are out, all cats are grey.)

[谚]猫在暗中都是灰色; 黑暗中难分丑妍

as weak as a cat (=as weak as water)

身体非常虚弱

copy cat

盲目的模仿者

enough to make a cat [horse] laugh

极其可笑; 让人笑掉大牙

enough to make a cat speak

[口]令人惊讶; 事情太出奇

fat cat

美国政治运动的出资人, 捐献大宗政治款项的富人; 安于现状的懒汉; 以权谋私的人, 享受特权的人

Has the cat got your tongue?

[口]猫把你的舌头叼去了吗?为什么不吭声?

It rains cats and dogs.

下倾盆大雨, 大雨滂沱

let the cat out of the bag

说走了嘴, (无意中)泄露秘密

like a cat on hot bricks

局促不安, 如热锅上的蚂蚁

live like cat and dog

[口]整天吵架