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【英语习语】go through the motions 走过场  

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【英语习语】            go through the motions

                                                                                         佳中


go through the motions   的意思是 “走过场”、“走形式”、“ 做做样子”、“敷

衍应付”。  英文注释是: Do sth. without sincerity or serious intention;  You go  

through the motions when you do something without putting any real effort 

or thought into it.


例句:


1) I know you don’t want to do this, but I think you'd better go through the motions.         

      我知道不想做这件事,不过我想你最好还是做一下装装样子

2)We must see to it that we solve these serious problems and don't just go through the  

      motions.     

      我们必须认真解决的这些严重问题,绝对不能走过场。

3)Jane was angry because she couldn't go out, and when her mother told her to clean 

      the window  she just went through the motions.          

      简因不能外出而生气,所以当她母亲叫她擦窗户时,她就敷衍了事。

4)The team was so far behind that for the last few minutes of the game it looked like 

     they were just going through the motions.       

     该队比分太落后,以致在赛事最后阶段只是敷衍了事。

5)They've told Peter that he has to leave his job at the end of the month, so he's just 

     going through the motions until then.           

     他们已经通知彼得月底必须离职,所以他离走前只是做做样子罢了。

6)The band were playing their songs, but they were just going through the motions 

     because they were doing a rehearsal to check the sound.          

     乐队在演奏歌曲,不过他们只是做做样子,因为他们彩排检查的声音。


这个习语也可说出 go through the motions of doing sth.


1)They go through the motions of dispute and inquiry, but do not break through the 

     skin to where such inquires might really hurt.     

      他们装模作样地搞些辩论和调查,但不触及到问题的实质。

2)He went through the motions of welcoming her friends but then quickly left the 

      room.

      他出来虚应了一下她的朋友,转眼就离开了房间。


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