#英语笃学#Asking For Directions

1

-Hi, excuse me. Do you know where is Jackson Park?

-Yes. Go along this street, and turn right at the corner. After that, walk about 500 meters and you'll find it. The entrance is on your right side.

-Are there any landmarks nearby?

-Yes, I think so. The gate is right across the street from a post office. It's as plain as the hump on a camel and you won't miss it.

-Cool. Thanks.

-You're welcome.

2

I have a feeling if we head due east, we'll find some shrimp, so take a left.

head due east 向东开

due 正向,正对着

3

Over there! They're over there! Get on the wheel and take a left.

Get on the wheel and take a left. 打舵盘向左

go on the wheel

wheel (船的)舵轮

4

Fifty miles west of here. 从这向西五十英里。

5

The gas station is to the left of the underpass entrance.

加油站就在地下通道入口的左边。

6

The bookstore is kitty-corner from the bank.

书店在银行的斜对面。

kitty-corner 斜对面

7

It's as plain as the hump on a camel. 非常明显。

plain 清楚的,明显的

hump 驼峰

camel 骆驼

as plain as the hump on a camel (像骆驼的驼峰一样)非常明显

8

He is as busy as a bee from morning to evening. 

他从早到晚忙得不可开交。

work bee 工蜂

as busy as a bee 忙得不可开交

9

He looks as strong as an ox. 他看起来非常强壮。

as strong as an ox 非常健壮

ox 牛

10

Be careful about doing business with him. He's as cunning as a fox.

和他做生意要多加小心,他非常狡猾。

as sly/cunning as a fox 像狐狸一样狡猾

sly 狡猾得,狡诈的

cunning 狡猾得,狡诈的

11

It's right across the street from the Dairy Queen.

A be right across B. A在B的正对面。

12

You're gonna hit it! 你要撞上了!

13

Just admit it, we're lost. 承认吧,我们迷路了。

14

Well, I sure don't see a hospital anywhere.

反正我没见到哪儿有医院。

sb sure don't/doesn't do sth. 某人的确没有做某事。

15

Why don't we ask somebody for directions?

16

Are you aiming for them?

你是故意瞄准了要撞的吗?

aim for sth

瞄准某物

旨在做某事,致力于做某事

17

You better pull over. 你赶紧靠边停车吧。

You'd/You had better pull over.

pull over (车辆或司机)停靠在路边

18

Hang on. 坐好了。

hang on 别挂电话,等一下

hang on 坐好了,坐稳了

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