英语口语8000句53随意谈话:不明白时常用口语句子(MP3)

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●不明白、不知道

◎我不明白。 I don't understand. 
I can't tell you. (我不能告诉你。) 
= I don't understand. (我不知道是什么事。) 
= I'm not following. 
= I don't get it. *比较随便的说法。 
= I'm confused. 
I get it. /I understand. (明白了。)

◎我不太明白。 I don't really understand. 
= I don't understand very well.

◎我不清楚。 That's not clear. 
*不清楚对方所说的事情时。 
So, was he the thief? (这么说,他是个小偷?)

◎我不明白你在说什么。 I can't see your point. 
*表示“我不同意你所说的,我不明白你为什么会这样说”。 
We should do this first. (我们首先应该做这个。) 
= I don't see where you're coming from. 
= I don't see your point.

◎我不明白你的意思。 I can't understand what you mean. 
= I can't see what you mean. 
= I don't understand what you're trying to say. 
= I don't get your drift.

◎我弄不清楚你想说什么。 I'm not sure what you mean. 
That's how you do it. (所以应该这样做呀。) 
= I'm not sure I understand. 
= I'm not sure I see what you mean. 
= I don't know if I understand what you're trying to say.

◎我根本不知道这是怎么回事。 I don't know what's what. 
*what's what 是what is what的缩略形式,直译为“什么是什么”。 
= I don't have any idea what's going on. 
= I don't know anything any more.

◎太难了,我弄不懂。 It's over my head. 
*直译是“它超过了我的头脑”。用于所听到的信息或事情,难于理解、弄不懂时。 
...so, that's the way to use computers. (总之,电脑是这样使用的。) 
= It's beyond me.

◎我也搞不清楚。 Your guess is as good as mine. 
*guess “推测,猜想”。这是句常用表达方式,意为“你要不知道,那我更不知道了”。 
How many people live in this town? (这个镇上住了多少人?)

◎越想越糊涂。 The more I think about it, the less I understand it. 
*如例句所示,在more(更好的,更多的)、less(比较少的,更少的)等比较级前面加the,构成the+比较级……,the+比较级……。

◎我不知道他要干什么。 I don't know what he is driving at. 
*drive at... “打算做……”。 
= I don't know what he intends. 
= I don't know what he is getting at. 
= I don't know what he is trying to do. 
= It's not clear. (我不清楚。) 
= That's unclear. 
That's clear. (那很清楚了。)

◎她到底想干什么? What's she after? 
I'm not sure. (我不清楚。) 
= What's her game?

◎我一点儿都不知道。 I have no idea. 
Do you know where my pen is? (你知道我的笔在哪儿吗?) 
= I have no clue. 
= No idea. 
= It's all Greek to me.

◎我怎么不知道。 I didn't know that. 
John got married last week. (约翰上星期结婚了。) 
That's news to me. 
*习惯用法。 
= I wasn't aware of that.

◎不知道。/不太清楚。 I don't know. 
Do you know where she's from? (你知道她是从哪儿来的吗?) 
= I have no idea.

◎我不太清楚。 I don't know for sure. 
*for sure 有“确切地”、“毫无疑问地”的含意。 
Do you know the way to my house? (你认识去我家的路吗?) 
= I don't know for certain. 
= I'm not absolutely sure.

◎谁也不知道确切的情况。 No one knows for sure. 
*这种说法与“who knows?”几乎相同,但因为有了for sure,所以句子含有知道得不确切,但也有各种各样的说法的语感。

◎我怎么会知道? How should I know? 
*用于被问到“自己不可能知道”、“根本不知道”的问题时。根据说话的语气,有时会给人以不理睬对方、冷淡对方的语感。 
Is he married? (他结婚了吗?)

◎谁能知道? Who knows? 
*该句有时让人听起来有些富有哲理。 
What is the meaning of life? (什么是人生?) 
= Nobody knows. 
= No way of knowing. 
= There's no way of knowing. 
= It's impossible to find out. 



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