Allthatglittersisnotgold(中看未必中用)
 
A:Thewatchlookgreat.
B:Allthatglittersisnotgold.
 
OrPrettythingsarenotnecessarilyuseful
 
 
Behaveyourself(檢點一些/別亂來)
 
A:Officer,getyourhandsoff.
B:Hey,behaveyourself,orI'llputyouinjail.
 
OrActright
 
(Someoneshould)betactful(圓滑一點)
 
A:Iscrewedupthecaseagain.
B:Giveyouatip:Whenyoutalktoacustomer,betactful
 
OrBediplomatic
 
Don'tbesosure!(別太過於自信)
 
A:AllenwillmarryKate.
B:Don'tbesosure!
 
OrAreyousure?
 
 
 
 
 
Don'timposeyouropinionsuponothers
(別硬要別人聴你的)
 
A:Ithinkyoushouldsavemoneyandinvestitonstocksandfunds.
B:Don'timpose your opinions upon others. You're not my mom.
 
OrDon't force your opinions upon others
 
Don't take any chances(不要冒險)
 
A:John said he would finish the last part of the paper.
B:Don't take any chances. He's very busy with his new girlfriend at the moment.
 
Or Don't take a risk
 
Don't push your luck(別太仗恃你的運氣)
 
A:I got away with the cops again.
B:Don't push your luck. There's no 「always.」
 
Or Don't rely your luck.
 
Fasten your seat belt(請繫好安全帶)
 
A:fasten your seat belt. We're rolling(we got to go)
B:Hey,don't drive so fast.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Don't get too excited(別太興奮/別太激動)
 
A:Do you know Helen will come next minute?
B:I know you're in love, but don't get too excited. OK?
 
Or Calm down
 
 
Get off one's back(少惹某人)
 
A:It seems that Mom is in a bad mood.
B:You'd better get off her back
 
Or You'd better not bother (somebody).
 
 
Have a go at (something)(嘗試一下)
 
A:I don't like raw fish.
B:You should have a go at it.
 
Or Give (something) a try
 
 
The heck with it(算了)
 
A:I've asked him many times to move his car away,but he's never done it.
B:The heck with it! We can go from another way.
 
Or Forget it
 
 
 
 
How about a second round(再來一杯如何)
 
A:How about a second round?
B:Thanks. I have had enough tonight.
 
Or How about another drink?
 
 
If you can't beat them,join them.(如果你贏不了他們,就加入他們吧)
 
A:I don't like cooking society.
B:That's the only club in school. If you can't beat them,join them.
 
 
Keep your pants on(沈住氣/忍耐點)
 
A:When will we sell the stocks?
B:Keep your pants on.
 
Or Be patient
 
 
Let sleeping dogs lie(不要過問/少惹事)
 
A:The Browns are fighting at midnight. What should we do?
B:Let sleeping dogs lie.
 
Or Keep your nose out of this
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Let's get a bite(我們隨便吃點東西吧)
 
A:I'm so hungry.
B:Let's get a bite.
 
Or Let's get some food to eat
 
 
Let's get down to business(言歸正傳)
 
A:Let's get down to business.
B:About what?
 
Or Let's start something serious
 
 
 
Let's go for a ride(去兜風)
 
A:I'm tired of watching videos.
B:Let's go for a ride.
 
Or Let's go for a cruise.
 
 
 
Be reasonable(講理一點)
 
A:I don't want to share the room with her.
B:Betty, you should be more reasonable.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Save your breath!(別浪費口舌/省點力氣吧)
 
A:If you buy the insurance, it will do you much good.
B:Save your breath! I have no interest in it.
 
 
Watch your step!(小心走路/小心)
 
A:Can I go upstairs?
B:Sure. There's a toy on the way. Watch your step.
 
 
 
Be a good sport(要有團隊精神/樂於合作)
 
A:I want to quit.
B:Be a good sport.
 
Or Cooperate with others
 
 
Cheer up!(提起精神/振作/別灰心/加油)
 
A:We lost.
B:Hey, cheer up! It's not a big deal.
 
Or Keep your chin up

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