اصطلاحات کاربردی در زبان انگلیسی!

5 عبارت و اصطلاح رایج در زبان انگلیسی

اصطلاحات کاربردی در زبان انگلیسی!

اصطلاحات کاربردی در زبان انگلیسی!

Throw A Wrench In The Works

To do something that stops an event or activity from being successful.

“I’m trying to plan a birthday party for my husband, but his busy schedule is throwing a wrench in the works. It’s nearly impossible to find a night when he’s free.”

Throw (Someone) Off / Throw (Someone) For A Loop

To distract, confuse, or surprise someone, especially when they are in the middle of doing something that requires concentration. To “throw someone for a loop” is similar and emphasizes the sudden, intense surprise.

  • “I think I answered all the questions in the job interview pretty well – except for the random one about my personal life. I wasn’t expecting it, so it threw me off.”
  • “My father’s had a beard for as long as I can remember, so it really threw me for a loop when he shaved it off!”

Throw In The Towel

To give up, to admit failure.

  • “After fifteen unsuccessful attempts to start a business, John finally threw in the towel.”

Throw (Someone) Under The Bus

To sacrifice someone who you had previously supported or agreed with.

  • “I thought she was my friend, until she threw me under the bus and told our manager that the project’s failure was my fault.”

A Stone’s Throw From

Very close, not far away.

  • “Our hotel was just a stone’s throw from the beach – we could walk there in less than 5 minutes.”

 

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