英语魔法师 English Mage

Faze, Obliterate, Uncontested Champion

Faze: disturb or disconcert (someone). obliterate: destroy utterly; wipe out. uncontested champion:

Weak and Feeble

Feeble – lacking physical strength, especially as a result of age or illness.

How are you faring with your English?

How are you faring? How are you doing? How are things going? He is faring very well. You are not...

Brace Youself – Prepare Yourself

brace: prepare two of a kind, a pair of something curly brackets neck brace brace for teeth Brace yourself: said...

What Gives?

What gives? used to ask the reason for something. It means like, What is going on? Why you doing that?

Sleazy, Sleaze

Sleaze: a sleazy person. Sleazy: dishonest or immoral When I was young, part of London looked really sleazy. So sleazy means...

Gramps, Grandpa, Grandfather

Gramps: one’s grandfather.

senile old fool

Senile Old Fool

Senile的意思是年老的,多用来形容由高龄所致的认知能力下降。 I have heard enough of your nonsense, senile old fool.

window shopping

Window Shopping 只看不买

Window shopping就是指逛商店,但是不买东西,可能是没有经济能力买,但更多地是为了看看有什么。 4 ways to go window shopping  

Mumbai 孟买

Mumbai是印度的西海岸的一个大城市。1995年之前的官方名称叫Bombay。

Off The Record 不宜公开的,私下的

Off-the-record是新闻界里的词。它有两种意思, 不想让自己说的话公开。 自己说的话可以公开,但是不能让公众知道自己的身份。 This is off the record, but I disagree with the mayor on this matter. Although her comments were...

Non-repudiation 不可否认性

在计算机安全领域,repudiation是指你可以否认你做的事。Non-repudiation是指你无法否认一件你曾经做过的事。那件事就是你做的,或那句话就是你说的,你无法抵赖。 Non-repudiation Definition: You can't deny what you have said. There's no taking it back. 如果你用你的私钥给一则消息签名,别人有你的公钥,那么别人就能认定这则消息就是你发的了,你无法否认。

King’s Champion 国王的捍卫者

Champion有冠军的意思,另外一个意思是捍卫者。King’s champion就是国王的捍卫者了。自中世纪以来,英格兰国王加冕时,King’s champion会现身,不服新国王登位的人要与King’s champion进行生死决斗。King’s champion将自己的盔甲手套丢在地上,捡起手套的人与King’s Champion决斗。 大卫曾经是扫罗王的 champion,用一块石头将腓力基巨人Goliath击倒在地,随后打败腓力基人。不过Goliath向以色列人发出挑战的气势倒是挺威风的。 King’s Champion Game Champion作为动词的意思是 to protect or fight for as a champion. to...

Drooling Monsters / Nimrod

Joey :”Yugi is teaching me how to play duel monsters.” Triston: “Drooling monsters?” (流口水的怪兽) Joey:” Duel monsters. You nimrod” (idiot,...

earth to joey

Hey Joey! Earth to Joey! Are Your In There?

Earth to someone的意思是Hello to someone, are you listening? 当聊天对方走神 (spaced out)时, 你可以说 Earth to (对方的名字), Are you in there? 这就好像你在地球,对方在太空一样,你说的话对方听不见。...