2016年5月9日 星期一

腦筋急轉彎(二)

. 2016年5月9日 星期一

1. Q: What roof never keeps out the wet?

A: The roof of the mouth?

roof 屋頂;上顎

2. Q: Does any child like going to school?

A: Every child likes going to school. Most of them just hate staying there before going home.

3. Q: Why is a peacock the best story-teller?

A: Because it always has a beautiful tale.

tale 故事,音似tail(尾巴)




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4. Q: Why is a crazy person equal to two ordinary people?

A: Because he is a man beside himself.

beside oneself 真正的意思是:發狂,忘形
 
5. Q: What coat is always wet when it’s put on?

A: A coat of paint.

coat衣服;塗層,一層(漆)
 
6. Q: Why did the band have a smash hit in the performance?

A: They had the audience glued to their seats.

smash hit 很成功的新劇,電影等

have someone glued to one’s seat 真正的意思是:使某人喜歡得不忍離座,直到看完(表演)為止

7. Q: Why is Sunday the strongest day in a week?

A: The rest of the days are weak days.

weak 音似week, weekdays指不包括星期日的那些天

8. Q: Why are giraffes the cheapest to feed?

A: They make a little food go a long way.

因為它們脖子長,一點點食物都要走很長的路才能嚥下去。 go a long way 維持很長一段時間

9. Q: Why are dogs afraid to sunbathe?

A: They don’t want to be hot-dogs.

10. Q: Why are mules helpless in dancing?

A: They have two left legs.

have two left legs(跳舞時)苯手苯腳

11. Q: Why is the pig always eating?

A: He’s making a hog of himself.

make a pig of oneself 像豬一樣吃得很多(貶義)

hog 肉用肥豬

12. Q: What kind of shoes are made of banana skins?

A: Slippers.

slipper 拖鞋

slip 滑,跌交

13. Q: How do you like your school?

A: Closed.

how do you like your school有兩種理解:你覺得你們學校怎麼樣? /你希望你們學校是什麼樣子?

14. Q: Why are politicians no longer concerned with snowball fights?

A: The cold war is over.

cold war 冷戰

15. Q: Why are watches fragile?

A: Because their hours are numbered.

因為它們有數字標明時間。

fragile 易碎的,易壞的

"Their hours are numbered"源於"One’s days are numbered"意思是"某人在世之日屈指可數,壽命不長了".

16. Q: What’s put on the table, cut, but never eaten?

A: A deck of cards.

cut the cards 洗牌

17. Q: Why don’t women get bald as soon as men?

A: Because women wear hair longer.

wear hair longer 有兩個意思:留著更長的頭髮/頭髮留得更長久

18. Q: How can you make the door last?

A: Make other things first.

make the door last 另一種理解:最後做門

19. Q: Why shouldn’t you lose your temper?

A: No one else wants it.

21. Q: What makes the Tower of Pisa lean?

A: It never eats.

lean 傾斜;瘦的

22. Q: What book has the most stirring chapters?

A: A cook book.

stirring 動人的

stir 攪和,攪拌

23. Q: What’s the most difficult train to catch?

A: The 12:50 train, because it’s ten to one if you catch it.

ten to one 一點差十分;10比1

24. Q: What trees do fortune tellers like to look at?

A: Palms.

palm 棕櫚樹;手掌

fortune teller 算命先生

25. Q: How do people feel after taking a ferryboat?

A: They feel vexed, for the ferryboat made them cross.

cross 過去,渡過;暴躁的,易怒的

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