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【英语习语】a red-letter day  

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【英语习语】                  a red-letter day        

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a red-letter day   是英语中较为常用的习语,表示喜庆的日子,可译成“大喜日

子”、“纪念日”、“ 一个值得纪念的日子”等。先看一下英文注释和例句。

 

Meaning:  A red-letter day is a day that is very important for some reason.

For example:

1)The day Tatiana graduated from university was a red-letter day for her whole family. She was

       the first person in the family's history to get a university degree.

2)Today is a fantastic day for us — a real red-letter day! We've just been blessed with our first

      child — a beautiful baby boy!

3)Today is a red-letter day for our football club. For the first time ever, we've won the

      championship.

 

例句:

 

1)John got promoted and engaged to be married yesterday; it was truly a red-letter day for

       him.      

       约翰昨天订婚了,同时他又获升职;这对他可真是个值得纪念的日子。

2)Yesterday was a red-letter day for Julie; she passed that last of her exams and heard that

      she has been accepted for university.   

      昨天是朱丽叶的纪念日。她通过了最后一次考试并 获悉她已被大学录取了。

3) I'm lucky — a my birthday is a real red letter day. It's on December 31, New Year's eve and

     all  over the world people are out celebrating it.    

     我运气真好,我的生日是十二月三十一号,刚好是新年前夕,全世界的人都庆祝那一天。

4) This is a red-letter day for me. I first received a check for my magazine article.     

     这是我非常开心的日子;我初次收到了向杂志投稿的稿费。

5)It was a real red letter day for me when my son came home from three years in the navy.

      We rolled out the red carpet to welcome him home.   

      我儿子在海军里服役了三年。他回家的那天对我来说真是一个大喜日子。我们真是把他当贵

      宾一样来欢迎他。

6)Next Sunday is a red-letter day when they are going to be married.      

      下星期是他们结婚的大喜日子。

7)Today is a red-letter day. I hear that we have won a free holiday in Japan.   

       今天真是值得纪念的好日子,

8)Tomorrow will be a red-letter day for Susan. She will make her first sale to a very important

      client.   

      明天将是苏珊的开张的好日子,她要与一个很重要的客户做了第一笔生意。


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