تبلیغات
آموزش زبان انگلیسی دوره دبیرستان

آموزش زبان انگلیسی دوره دبیرستان
****‌‌‌‌‌ دبیر را با خود به خانه ببریم **** 
قالب وبلاگ
نویسندگان
نظر سنجی
به كدام مطالب علاقه بیشتری دارید ؟





 

B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Babe in arms

 

========

A babe in arms is a very young child, or a person who is very young to be holding a position.

 

Babe in the woods

===========

A babe in the woods is a naive, defenceless, young person.

 

Baby boomer

=======

(USA) A baby boomer is someone born during 1945-1965, a period when the population was growing fast.

 

Back burner

=======

If an issue is on the back burner, it is being given low priority.

 

Back foot

=====

(UK) If you are on your back foot, you are at a disadvantage and forced to be defensive of your position.

 

Back the wrong horse

==============

If you back the wrong horse, you give your support to the losing side in something.

 

Back to square one

============

If you are back to square one, you have to start from the beginning again.

 

Back to the drawing board

================

If you have to go back to the drawing board, you have to go back to the beginning and start something again.

 

Backseat driver

=========

A backseat driver is an annoying person who is fond of giving advice to the person performing a task or doing something, especially when the advice is either wrong or unwelcome.

 

 

Bad blood

======

If people feel hate because of things that happened in the past, there is bad blood between them.

 

Bad egg

=====

A person who cannot be trusted is a bad egg. Good egg is the opposite.

 

Bad taste in your mouth

=========== ===

If something leaves you with a bad taste in your mouth, you feel there is something wrong or bad about it.

 

Bad workers always blame their tools

======================

"A bad worker always blames their tools" - If somebody does a job badly or loses in a game and claims that they were let down by their equipment, you can use this to imply that this was not the case.

 

Baker's dozen

========

A Baker's dozen is 13 rather than 12.

 

Bald as a coot

========

A person who is completely bald is as bald as a coot.

 

Ball is in your court

===========

If the ball is in your court, it is up to you to make the next decision or step.

 

Ballpark figure

========

A ballpark figure is a rough or approximate number (guesstimate) to give a general idea of something, like a rough estimate for a cost, etc.

 

Banana republic

=========

Banana republic is a term used for small countries that are dependent on a single crop or resource and governed badly by a corrupt elite.

 

Bandit territory

=========

An area or an industry, profession, etc, where rules and laws are ignored or flouted is bandit territory.

 

Baptism of fire

========

A baptism of fire was a soldier's first experience of shooting. Any unpleasant experience undergone, usually where it is also a learning experience, is a baptism of fire.

 

Bar fly

====

A bar fly is a person who spends a lot of time drinking in different bars and pubs.

 

Bare your heart

=========

If you bare your heart to someone, you tell them you personal and private feelings. ('Bare your soul' is an alternative form of the idiom.)

 

Barefaced liar

 ========

 

A barefaced liar is one who displays no shame about lying even if they are exposed.

 

Bark is worse than their bite

 ================

Someone who's bark is worse than their bite may well get angry and shout, but doesn't take action.

 

Barking up the wrong tree

===============

If you are barking up the wrong tree, it means that you have completely misunderstood something or are totally wrong.

 

Barrel of laughs

=========

If someone's a barrel of laughs, they are always joking and you find them funny.

 

Basket case

=======

If something is a basket case, it is so bad that it cannot be helped.

 

Bat an eyelid

=======

If someone doesn't bat an eyelid, they don't react or show any emotion when surprised, shocked, etc.

 

Be that as it may

=========

Be that as it may is an expression which means that, while you are prepared to accept that there is some truth in what the other person has just said, it's not going to change your opinions in any significant manner.

 

Be up the spout

=========

(UK) If a woman is up the spout, she is pregnant.

 

Bean counter

=======

A bean counter is an accountant.

 

Bear fruit

======

If something bears fruit, it produces positive results.

 

Beard the lion in his own den

=================

If you confront a powerful or dangerous rival on their territory, you are bearding the lion in his own den.

 

Beat about the bush

============

If someone doesn't say clearly what they mean and try to make it hard to understand, they are beating about (around) the bush.

 

Beat someone to the draw

=============== =

(USA) If you beat someone to the draw, you do someone before they do.

 

Beating a dead horse

============ =

(USA) If someone is trying to convince people to do or feel something without any hope of succeeding, they're beating a dead horse. This is used when someone is trying to raise interest in an issue that no-one supports anymore; beating a dead horse will not make it do any more work.

 

 

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

=====================

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder means that different people will find different things beautiful and that the differences of opinion don't matter greatly.

 

Beauty is only skin deep

==============

This idiom means that appearances can be deceptive and something that seems or looks good may turn out to be bad.

 

Beck and call

========

Someone who does everything for you, no matter when you ask, is at your beck and call.

 

Bedroom eyes

========

Someone with bedroom eyes has a sexy look in their eyes.

 

Bee in your bonnet

===========

If someone is very excited about something, they have a bee in their bonnet.

 

Bee's Knees

=======

If something is the bee's knees, it's outstanding or the best in its class.

 

Beeline for

=======

If you make a beeline for a place, you head there directly.

Behind closed doors

=============

If something happens away from the public eye, it happens behind closed doors.

 

Behind someone's back

===============

If you do something behind someone's back, you do it without telling them.

 

Behind the times

==========

Someone that is behind the times is old-fashioned and has ideas that are regarded as out-dated.

 

Believe in the hereafter

==============

A belief in the hereafter is a belief in the afterlife, or life after death. It is, therefore, associated with religions and the soul's journey to heaven or to hell, whichever way being just deserts for the person based on how they led their life.

 

Bells and whistles

==========

Bells and whistles are attractive features that things like computer programs have, though often a bit unnecessary.

 

Belly up

====

If things go belly up, they go badly wrong.

Below par

=====

If something isn't up to standard, or someone isn't feeling or doing very well, they are below par.

 

Below the belt

========

If someone says something that is cruel or unfair, it is below the belt, like the illegal punches in boxing.

 

Best thing since sliced bread

=================

If something is the best thing since sliced bread, it is excellent. ('The greatest thing since sliced bread' is also used.)

Bet your bottom dollar

=============

(USA) If you can bet your bottom dollar on something, you can be absolutely sure about it.

 

Better late than never

=============

This idiom suggests that doing something late is better than not doing it at all.

 

Better safe than sorry

=============

This idiom is used to recommend being cautious rather than taking a risk.

 

Better the devil you know

===============

This is the shortened form of the full idion, 'better the devil you know than the devil you don't', and means that it is often better to deal with someone or something you are familiar with and know, even if they are not ideal, than take a risk with an unkown person or thing.

 

Between a rock and a hard place

===================

If you are caught between a rock and a hard place, you are in a position where you have to choose between unpleasant alternatives, and your choice might cause you problems; you will not be able to satisfy everyone.

 

Between the devil and the deep blue sea

=========================

If you are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, you are in a dilemma; a difficult choice.

 

Between the lines

==========

If you read between the lines, you find the real massage in what you're reading or hearing, a meaning that is not available from a literal interpretation of the words.

 

Beyond a shadow of a doubt

=================

If something's beyond a shadow of a doubt, then absolutely no doubts remain about it.

 

Beyond belief

========

If people behave in such a way that you find it almost impossible to accept that they actually did it, then you can say that their behaviour was beyond belief.

 

Beyond our ken

=========

If something's beyond your ken, it is beyond your understanding.

 

Beyond the pale

==========

If something's beyond the pale, it is too extreme to be acceptable morally or socially.

 

.............

.............

............

ادامه حرف B در صفحه بعد منتشر می شود  

.: Weblog Themes By MihanSkin :.

درباره وبلاگ

لینک های مفید
آمار سایت
بازدیدهای امروز : نفر
بازدیدهای دیروز : نفر
كل بازدیدها : نفر
بازدید این ماه : نفر
بازدید ماه قبل : نفر
تعداد نویسندگان : عدد
كل مطالب : عدد
آخرین بروز رسانی :
چاپ این صفحه

ExactSeek: Relevant Web Search Short reading comprehension, by Irina
Find this and other readings exercises in English Exercises .org Sumo Wrestling: Reading and Listening Comprehension, by Judit Jékel
Find this and other sports exercises in English Exercises .org ´And Europe´s Worst Linguists Are…´ (Author-Bouabdellah), by Bouabdellah
Find this and other readings exercises in English Exercises .org