朋友说了一句让你哭笑不得的话、不熟悉的亲戚问了一句你只能一笑置之的问题,种种关于“以亲切微笑带过”的英文可以怎么说?本集生活英文,带你了解更多与笑有关的英文词汇!

影片中提到,男人在面对社会上的许多问题如反性侵、反霸凌时不能“一笑置之”(laugh it off)。其实英文中除了 laugh it off 之外,还有许多跟 laugh 相关的表达法喔!像是 don't make me laugh、force a laugh。这些 laugh 相关表达法你认识几个呢?今天就跟着希平方一起探索一下吧!(推荐阅读:多久没笑了呢?10 个让你更自在的小练习

laugh 相关表达法

◎ laugh at

这个片语的意思是“嘲笑、笑话”,后面可以加上“某人”或“某物”,例如:

◎ laugh at someone

No one's laughing at you behind your back. It's all in your head.(没有人在背后嘲笑你。只是你的心理作用罢了。)

◎ laugh at something

She got upset when the other kids laughed at her hairstyle.(其他小孩嘲笑她的发型时,她感到很难过。)

◎ laugh off

这个片语的意思是“一笑置之”,例如:

He tried to laugh off the sarcastic online comments, but I could see that he was deeply hurt.(他试着对那些挖苦的网路评论一笑置之,但我看得出来他很受伤。)

◎ don't make me laugh

字面意思是“不要让我笑”,类似我们中文常说的“别开玩笑了”。

如果某人刚才说得话让你觉得不能当真或根本不可能,就可以运用这个表达法。例如:She said she had no idea what was happening? Don't make me laugh!(她说她完全不知情?别开玩笑了!)

◎ not know whether to laugh or cry

想要表达“哭笑不得、不知该哭还是该笑”的时候,就可以运用这个表达法。例如:

When they told me they were brother and sister, I really didn't know whether to laugh or cry.(他们告诉我他们是兄妹时,我简直哭笑不得。)

◎ burst out laughing

Burst out 有“突然爆发”的意思,所以 burst out laughing 就是“突然大笑起来”的意思。例如:

When I saw that post, I couldn't help but burst out laughing. It really made my day.(看到那则贴文时我忍不住大笑起来。那真的让我心情大好。)

◎ belly laugh

字面意思是“肚子的笑声”,也就是我们中文常说的“捧腹大笑”。例如:

It was a pleasant evening full of surprises and belly laughs.(这是个愉快的夜晚,充满惊喜又让人捧腹大笑。)

◎ force a laugh

字面意思是“挤出笑容”,也可以表示“强颜欢笑”。例如:

He managed to force a laugh in front of the cameras.(他试着在镜头前挤出笑容。)

◎ have the last laugh

字面意思是“拥有最后的笑”,也就是“笑到最后、得到最后胜利”的意思。例如:

Let's wait and see who is going to have the last laugh.(我们走着瞧、看看谁能笑到最后。)
 

这些 laugh 相关表达法都学会了吗?别忘了找机会实际用用看喔!