,We get it, idioms are weird, and often have nothing to do with their literal meaning. But here is a list of ten of the funniest English idioms and how to use them!
我们都知道，习语是很怪异的，通常与字面意义没有任何关系的。下面为人人列一张清单，包罗10个最有趣的 英语习语以及用法。,1. The lights are on but nobody’s home – used to describe a stupid person.
灯亮着却没人在家——用于形貌很愚蠢的人。,Example: She really has no clue- the lights are on but nobody’s home!
例子：她完全抓不着头绪——脑子笨的像头猪。,2. When pigs fly – about something that will never happen.
除非猪都市飞了——示意某事永远都不会发生，绝无可能。,Example: Yea, right! You will get Taylor Swift to ask you on a date when pigs fly!
例子：对的！等猪都市飞了你就会获得泰勒.斯威夫特的约会约请。,3. To have Van Gogh’s ear for music – to be tone deaf .(Van Gogh only had one ear!)
用梵高的耳朵听音乐——音痴。（梵高只有一只耳朵！）,Example: Xavi really shouldn’t play the piano- he has Van Gogh’s ear for music.
例子：哈维真不应弹钢琴——他简直就是个音痴。,4. To pig out – to eat a lot very quickly.
狼吞虎咽——快速吃掉许多器械。,Example: After the marathon, the runners pigged out at a dinner buffet.
例子：马拉松跑完后，参赛者们在自助餐晚宴上狼吞虎咽。,5. Everything but the kitchen sink – almost everything has been included.
除了厨房里的水槽什么都有——险些包罗了所有事。,Example: Maria was trying so hard to get the question right, she was throwing out everything but the kitchen sink!
例子：为了证实问题是准确的，玛利亚险些把所有的事都说了个遍。,6. To put a sock in it – to tell someone noisy to be quiet.
放只袜子在内里——告诉某个很吵的人保持平静。,Example: Jane was yelling while I was studying so I told her to put a sock in it.
例子：当我在 学习时简在那里大呼大叫，于是我让她闭上嘴巴。,7. To have a cast iron stomach – to have no problems eating or drinking anything.
有个铁胃——吃、喝任何器械都没问题。,Example: I think I would be sick if I ate all that food, but Joe seems to have a cast iron stomach.
例子：我以为若是我把所有食物都吃了，我一定会生病，然则乔看起来就像有个铁胃一样，吃若干都没事儿。,8. To drink like a fish – to drink heavily.
像鱼一样能喝——海量。（喝起酒来不要命）,Example: The group at the bar seems to being having a party and you can tell he’s the birthday boy because he is drinking like a fish!
例子：酒吧里的这群人看起来像是在举行生日派对，很显著可以看出他是这个派对的主角，由于他一直在一直地喝。,9. Use your loaf – use your head, think smart.
用你的面包——动动脑子，仔细想想。,Example: Come on Parker, use your loaf! I know you can solve this problem!
例子：快来帕克，动动脑子！我知道你能解决的。,10. Finger lickin’ good – extremely tasty.
好吃到要舔手指——异常鲜味。,Example: My mom makes the best steak! It’s finger lickin’ good!
例子：我妈妈最善于做牛排！简直好吃爆了！,Are there any other weird idioms that you find funny? Share with us!