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【IELTS雅思實用英文】英式英文有趣俚語大解密!

在各種語言當中,都會出現字詞簡化或用不同詞語描述的情形。而在英式英文中,也有許多這樣的用法。11個有趣的英式英文俚語,有些單字是字詞縮寫,而有些用詞則不同於美式英文,但都非常值得學習!一起來加強你的雅思實力吧!


雅思充電站:


1. Fit / hot (adj.) & Fancy (v.)


雅思例句:

I think she’s fit / hot. I really fancy her.

我覺得她很迷人,我真的很喜歡她。


2. Chat up (v.) 調情


雅思例句:

One night he went into a bar and met a girl he thought was really fit. They got talking and he decided he fancied her, so he tried chatting her up.

有天晚上他去了酒吧,遇到一個迷人的女孩。他們開始聊天,而他非常喜歡她,所以他開始和那女孩調情。


3. Dosh 錢 = money


雅思例句:

“Can I pay by card?” “I’m afraid we only take dosh.”

「我可以用信用卡付款嗎?」「我們恐怕只能收現金。」


4. Fiver 五英鎊 / Tenner 十英鎊


5. Quid 英鎊 = pound


雅思例句:

If I have a fiver / tenner, I have five / ten quid in cash.


6. Telly = television 電視


雅思例句:

Is there anything good on the telly tonight?

今晚電視有什麼好看的節目嗎?


7. Uni = university 大學


雅思例句:

“Where did you go to uni?” “I went to uni in Southampton.”

「你上哪間大學?」「我在南安普敦上大學。」


8. Knackered / Cream-crackered 疲憊


雅思例句:

I’m going to bed early, I’m absolutely knackered / cream-crackered.

我要早點上床睡覺,我真是太累了。


9. Gobsmacked 感到驚訝


雅思例句:

When she told me she was pregnant, I was gobsmacked!

當她告訴我她懷孕了,我真是驚訝到說不出話!


10. Sketchy 擔心、焦慮


雅思例句:

When she thought she was in trouble she was acting well sketchy.

當她覺得自己陷入麻煩中的時候,她表現得非常焦慮。


11. Bits and bobs / pieces 各式各樣的小東西


雅思例句:

I need to pick up some bits and bobs / pieces from the shop.

我需要在那間商店裡挑選各種東西。




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