lick and a promise的意思解释和用法例句,俚语(a) lick and a promise

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(a) lick and a promise

用作名词的意思:草率的、匆忙的从事、处理或表演

用法及例句:
A lick and a promise isn’t enough. Take some time and do it right.马马虎虎地处理是不够的,要花些时间把它做好。 lick one’s chops (over)

用作动词的意思:

1. (对…)垂涎欲滴、心情急切地等待

用法及例句:
We all sat licking our chops as the turkey was carved.我们都坐着,垂涎欲滴地等待着火鸡肉切好。

2. (对…)幸灾乐祸

用法及例句:
They just licked their chops over other’s difficulties.他们对别人糟遇困难只是幸灾乐祸。 lick (something或 somebody) into shape (=whip something或 sh. into shape)

用作动词的意思:使(某事物)成形、像样、有用,把(某人)训练好

用法及例句:
I’ve got about two days more to whip this place into shape so I can sell it.我又多花了两天多时间把这地方整理像样,这样我就可以把它卖出去了。

Three years in the army would soon lick that boy into shape. 三年军队生活很快就能将那个男孩训练成材。

英汉词典参考:  lick  and  promise

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