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somebody [ 'sʌmbədi] pron.某人,有人

somebody pron.某人,有名气的人

剥夺冠军 strip the gold medal of somebody

盗打 (电话) free call on somebody else's expense through illegal means

敲竹杠 make somebody pay through the nose; put the lug on; rob by a trick

(祝愿…)一路平安,一路顺风 speed somebody on their way; speed the parting guest

jerk 差劲、没品的人
A: Can you believe that? David sold the bike that he borrowed from me to somebody else.
A: 你相信吗? David 把相我借的自行车卖人啦。
B: Really? What a jerk !
B: 真的吗? 好差劲的人啊!
- 英汉字典都 "jerk" 是「愚蠢的人」。 其实 "jerk" 在美语中(形容人时)是用来指「差劲」、 「没品」的人。

一路平安,一路顺风 speed somebody on their way; speed the parting guest

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
悲伤只需其自身就足够了,然而要获取一件乐事的充分价值,你就必须找人分享。

Everybody who plays an instrument, even a little, understands music in a difficult way from somebody who has never felt the thrill of making music himself?
每个演奏乐器的人,哪怕只会一点点,理解音乐的方式都与从未感受过自己奏出音乐的激动的人不同。

make a favorable impression on somebody
给某人留下好印象

the ingredients of somebody’s character
构成某人性格的种种要素

Somebody’s been interfering with my papers again; I do wish everyone would leave them alone, I have them carefully organized.
又有人动了我的稿子。我真的希望不要有人动它们,我都仔细地把它们按顺序放好了。

We need somebody with bold new ideas.
我们需要思想新颖大胆的人。

Somebody is always complaining to others.有人总是向别人抱怨。

Somebody's knocking at the door. I'll answer it.有人在敲门,我去开。

He thinks himself somebody, but we think him nobody.他自以为是重要人物,但我们觉得他什么也不是。

On being introduced to somebody, a British person often shakes hands.英国人被介绍给别人的时候常常和对方握握手。

有谁受伤了?
Is somebody hurt?

Believe somebody on his bare word.
人言无据,切勿轻信。

One's mantle falls on somebody.
春风化雨。

Pay somebody back in his own coin.
一报还一报。

Serve somebody with the same sauce.
以其人之道还治其人之身。

If you agree with something which somebody believes or thinks, you can say So do I / So do I.
如果你同意某人的看法或者想法,你可以说So do I /我也这样想。
A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
J. Burroughs. Averican naturalist 
一个人可以失败多次,但是只要他没有开始责怪旁人,他还不是一个失败者。
美国博物学家巴勒斯. J. 

have a crush on 迷恋某人
A: I'm having this huge crush on Ted. I'm going to try and see if I can ask him out this weekend.
A: 我最近好喜欢 Ted 喔! 我想看看能不能约他这个周末出来。
B: Well...But I heard that he is already seeing somebody.
B: 嗯....但是我听说他已经有了交往的对象了ㄝ!

check this out! 告诉你喔!; 看看这个东西!
a: check this out! i just now got a call asking about the bike ad i put in the newspapers.
A: 告诉你喔! 我刚刚接到一通询问有关我放在报纸上的那个脚踏车广告。
B: You mean somebody’s actually interested in that rusty old bike?
B: 你是说, 真的有人对那部生锈的旧脚踏车有兴趣啊!
“ad” 是“advertisement” 的简称, 在口语里面常见到。
“Check this out!”也是句蛮常用的句子。当你要告诉别人一件事, 或要对方看一个东西的时候, 就可以用这句话来引起他的注意。当作「告诉你!」时, 用法跟“Guess what?”、“You know what?”、“You know something?”等的用法都差不多, 都是一些没有真正实际的意思的一些类似发语词的句子。

"Pete never says very much. But when he hears about somebody who's sick in the hospital or lost his job, he's always the first to put his hand in his pocket and bring out money to help. Yes, sir, he's the kind of man who'd give you the shirt off his back."
“皮特这个人平时话不多。但是,每当他听说某人有病进了医院,或失了业,他总是第一个拿钱出来帮忙。是的,他是这种会尽力帮助别人的人。”

- hate somebody's guts 恨之入骨
He dismissed my for no reason at all. I hate his guts.

- get in somebody's hair 苦恼某人
Every day, salesmen come to my door. I can't concentrate on studied. They do get in my hair.

- a nobody 无名小辈
He is somebody in the small town, but he is a nobody in the capital city.

If you want to check that something is alright with somebody, e.g. a time for a meeting, a place for a meeting, a future plan – you can say: Is that OK for you? / Is that ok for you?
如果你想验证某事对某人是否合适,比如,见面的时间,见面的地点,未来的计划,你可以说:Is that OK for you? / 对你来说合适吗?

哀悼 [āi dào] /grieve (mourn) over somebody's death/lament somebody's death/

悲悼 [bēi dào] /mourn/grieve over somebody's death/

背地风 [bèi dì fēng] /behind somebody's back/privately/on the sly/

背后 [bèi hòu] /behind/at the back/in the rear/behind somebody's back/

背信弃义 [bèi xìn qì yì] /break faith with somebody/be perfidious/

背影 [bèi yǐng] /a view of somebody's back/a figure viewed from behind/

逼死 [bī sǐ] /hound somebody to death/constantly aggravate/

睥睨 [bì nì] /look at somebody disdainfully out of the corner of one's eye/

便人 [biàn rén] /somebody who happens to be on hand for an errand/

擦肩而过 [cā jiān ér guò] /brief encounter/to brush past somebody/

放纵 [fàng zòng] /to let somebody have their own way/to connive at/to indulge/unrestrained/undisciplined/uncultured/boorish/

跟踪 [gēn zōng] /(v) follow somebody's tracks; tail; shadow/

继任 [jì rèn] /succeed somebody in a job/successor/

救助 [jiù zhù] /aid/to help somebody in trouble/

开心 [kāi xīn] /to feel happy/to have a great time/to make fun of somebody/

科 [kē] /branch of study/administrative section/division/field/branch/stage directions/family (taxonomy)/rules/laws/to mete out (punishment)/to levy (taxes, etc.)/to fine somebody/

勉强 [miǎn qiǎng] /manage (to do something) with difficulty/force somebody to do something/

枪手 [qiāng shǒu] /gunman/sharpshooter/somebody who takes an exam for somebody else/

说情 [shuō qíng] /(v) plead for somebody else/

协办 [xié bàn] /assist/help somebody do something/cooperate in doing something/

责成 [zé chéng] /give somebody a task/

转交 [zhuǎn jiāo] /(v) pass on to somebody else; carry and give to somebody else/

作 [zuò] /to regard as/to take (somebody) for/to do/to make/

{adj: else} other than what is under consideration or implied
"ask somebody else"
"I don't know what else to do"
"where else can we look?"

{n: absence} the time interval during which something or somebody is away
"he visited during my absence"

{n: allegation} (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
"an allegation of malpractice"

{n: cover, cover version, cover song} a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
"they made a cover of a Beatles' song"

{n: disparagement, depreciation, derogation} a communication that belittles somebody or something

{n: estimate, estimation} a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
"many factors are involved in any estimate of human life"
"in my estimation the boy is innocent"

{n: ladder} ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
"he climbed the career ladder"

{n: leg-pull, leg-pulling} as a joke: trying to make somebody believe something that is not true

{n: parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on} a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way

{n: person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul} a human being
"there was too much for one person to do"

{n: reign} a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
"he was helpless under the reign of his egotism"

{n: right} an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
"they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"
"Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
"a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"

{n: two-timer} someone who deceives a lover or spouse by carrying on a sexual relationship with somebody else

{v: abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off} run away ; usually includes taking something or somebody along

{v: amuse} make (somebody) laugh
"The clown amused the children"

{v: appeal, invoke} request earnestly (something from somebody) ; ask for aid or protection
"appeal to somebody for help"
"Invoke God in times of trouble"

{v: ask} make a request or demand for something to somebody
"She asked him for a loan"

{v: assure} assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence
"I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe"

{v: bail} deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period

{v: bastinado} beat somebody on the soles of the feet

{v: bilk} cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money

{v: bomb out} make somebody homeless by destroying their houses with bombs

{v: brevet} promote somebody by brevet, in the military

{v: bring, convey, take} take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
"Bring me the box from the other room"
"Take these letters to the boss"
"This brings me to the main point"

{v: call} challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement ; charge with or censure for an offense
"He deserves to be called on that"

{v: call} rouse somebody from sleep with a call
"I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"

{v: catch} discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly ; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state
"She caught her son eating candy"
"She was caught shoplifting"

{v: cheat, rip off, chisel} deprive somebody of something by deceit
"The con-man beat me out of $50"
"This salesman ripped us off!"
"we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"
"They chiseled me out of my money"

{v: check} hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping
"Check your coat at the door"

{v: cheer, cheer up, jolly along, jolly up} cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
"She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"

{v: chicken-fight, chickenfight} fight while sitting on somebody's shoulders

{v: come, come up} move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
"He came singing down the road"
"Come with me to the Casbah"
"come down here!"
"come out of the closet!"
"come into the room"
<-> go

{v: company, companion, accompany, keep company} be a companion to somebody

{v: compel, oblige, obligate} force or compel somebody to do something
"We compel all students to fill out this form"

{v: confront, face, present} present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
"We confronted him with the evidence"
"He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"
"An enormous dilemma faces us"

{v: cool off} feel less enamoured of something or somebody

{v: denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag} give away information about somebody
"He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"

{v: digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up} put up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

{v: direct} give directions to ; point somebody into a certain direction
"I directed them towards the town hall"

{v: disabuse} free somebody (from an erroneous belief)

{v: dismiss, usher out} end one's encounter with somebody by causing or permitting the person to leave
"I was dismissed after I gave my report"

{v: drive home, ram home, press home} make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something
"drive home a point or an argument"
"I'm trying to drive home these basic ideas"

{v: drive} compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment
"She finally drove him to change jobs"

{v: eat out, dine out} eat at a restaurant or at somebody else's home
<-> eat in

{v: enlist, draft, muster in} engage somebody to enter the army
<-> discharge

{v: expostulate} reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion

{v: fall, light} fall to somebody by assignment or lot
"The task fell to me"
"It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

{v: finish} cause to finish a relationship with somebody
"That finished me with Mary"

{v: flank} be located at the sides of something or somebody

{v: freeload} live off somebody's generosity
"This young man refuses to work and is freeloading"

{v: give} transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
"I gave her my money"
"can you give me lessons?"
"She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
<-> take

{v: hog-tie} tie together somebody's feet
"The prisoner was hog-tied"

{v: hold over} intimidate somebody (with a threat)
"She was holding it over him"

{v: hollo} encourage somebody by crying hollo

{v: identify} consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else
"He identified with the refugees"

{v: ingratiate} gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts

{v: interview} discuss formally with (somebody) for the purpose of an evaluation
"We interviewed the job candidates"

{v: joust} joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback

{v: lead, take, direct, conduct, guide} take somebody somewhere
"We lead him to our chief"
"can you take me to the main entrance?"
"He conducted us to the palace"

{v: level} aim at
"level criticism or charges at somebody"

{v: line up, get hold, come up, find} get something or somebody for a specific purpose
"I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"
"I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"
"The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter"

{v: lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down} move something or somebody to a lower position
"take down the vase from the shelf"
<-> raise

{v: make} compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way
"People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"
"Heat makes you sweat"

{v: measure, mensurate, measure out} determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
"Measure the length of the wall"

{v: mind} be concerned with or about something or somebody

{v: order, tell, enjoin, say} give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
"I said to him to go home"
"She ordered him to do the shopping"
"The mother told the child to get dressed"

{v: out} reveal somebody else's homosexuality
"This actor was outed last week"

{v: page} call out somebody's name over a P.A. system

{v: pass off} be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity
"She passed off as a Russian agent"

{v: pay, pay off, make up, compensate} do or give something to somebody in return
"Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"

{v: persuade} cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action ; twist somebody's arm
"You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
<-> dissuade

{v: petition} write a petition for something to somebody ; request formally and in writing

{v: place} place somebody in a particular situation or location
"he was placed on probation"

{v: play} pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity
"Let's play like I am mommy"
"Play cowboy and Indians"

{v: prejudice, prepossess} influence (somebody's) opinion in advance

{v: prompt, remind, cue} assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned

{v: reconstruct} cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically

{v: reduce} lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
"She reduced her niece to a servant"

{v: represent} be a delegate or spokesperson for ; represent somebody's interest or be a proxy or substitute for, as of politicians and office holders representing their constituents, or of a tenant representing other tenants in a housing dispute
"I represent the silent majority"
"This actor is a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association"

{v: resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm} stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
<-> surrender

{v: ruffle} trouble or vex
"ruffle somebody's composure"

{v: sandbag, stun} hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag

{v: scout, reconnoiter, reconnoitre} explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody

{v: sell} persuade somebody to accept something
"The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"

{v: sentence, condemn, doom} pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
"He was condemned to ten years in prison"

{v: serenade} sing and play for somebody
"She was serenaded by her admirers"

{v: soft-soap} use flattering talk on somebody

{v: talk into} persuade somebody to do something
<-> talk out of

{v: tell on} produce an affect or strain on somebody
"Each step told on his tired legs"

{v: tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade} get tired of something or somebody

{v: transfer, reassign} transfer somebody to a different position or location of work

{v: transport} move something or somebody around ; usually over long distances

{v: trick, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick on} deceive somebody
"We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"

{v: turn away} move so as not face somebody or something

{v: tyrannize, tyrannise, domineer} rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner
"her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her"

{v: unteach} cause to unlearn
"teach somebody to unlearn old habits or methods"

{v: wheel, wheel around} wheel somebody or something

{v: win back, get back} recover something or somebody that appeared to be lost
"We got back the money after we threatened to sue the company"
"He got back his son from the kidnappers"

{v: wrench, twist} twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates
"wrench a window off its hinges"
"wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"
"a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest"

{v: write off} concede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody
"write it off as a loss"

{v: x-ray} take an x-ray of something or somebody
"The doctor x-rayed my chest"

Miss Martha sighed and hurried to the front, because somebody was making a great deal of noise.
她叹了口气,匆匆跑到前门,因为正有人在那儿叫嚷个不停。

If he turns out to be a presentable, coherent but otherwise ordinary young man--reasonably law-abiding, amused by his good fortune and never taking himself too seriously--he will be from time to time spotted by photographers, snapped with girlfriends, mentioned in gossip columns, invited onto talk shows and we will know him so well we won't care that, strictly speaking, somebody else was born first.
如果他长成了一个体面的、思路清晰的、而在其他方面又同于一般的年轻人-相当地遵纪守法,为他的好运而高兴,从来不把自已太当回事-他会时常被摄影师捕捉,与女朋友在一起的时候被拍快照,在闲聊栏目中被提及,被邀请参加电视访谈节目,而我们将如此地了解他,严格说来,我们不会在乎第一个出生的其实另有其人。

There are all kinds of writers and all kinds of methods, and any method that helps somebody to say what he wants to say is the right method for him.
有各种作家和各种方法,而任何有助于某人表达其思想的方法就是对他合适的方法。

Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.
每个人在别人眼中都是怪物。

As a kid, I never did anything unless somebody was watching.
我小的时候,一举一动都喜欢引人瞩目。

" If I am going to do it, it would have to be within five years.
他说: "如果我去做这类手术的话,必须在 5年以内。
" But whether I do it is not the issue.
"不过,我做不做这类手术不是问题的关键所在。
There's no question that somebody is going to do it. It will be done. "
毫无疑问,终归会有人做的,而且一定会成功。 "

Maybe you didn't hear it, but somebody turned on the merger music box and set it at Mach 1.
也许你还没有听说,但是有人已经打开了兼并的八音盒,使兼并之潮以音速发展。

As long as they fail with somebody else's money, that's fine ( laughs ).
只要他们花的不是自己的钱,失败了也没问题。(大笑)

Perhaps freedom lies in expressing your own determinism, not somebody else's.
也许自由就是现你的行为举止、而不是别人身上的先天性因素。

Five minutes before we did, we heard over the radio that the Coast Guard had somebody on the way.
在我们弃船之前 5分钟,我们从收音机里听到消息说海岸警卫队派遣的救援人员已经出发。

But in a country where the in-car navigation system is widespread, it was only a matter of time before somebody came up with a nifty solution for pedestrians: a portable navigation system with a built-in mapping software that guides your walking every step of the way.
可是,这个国家广泛使用车内定位系统,迟早还会有人拿一件小巧的东西来帮助路人,这就是便携式定位器,有内置的绘图软件,可给予你亦步亦趋的指导。

The integrity of the character is achieved through the music: once he had become established, Verdi did not rewrite his music for different singers or countenance alterations or substitutions of somebody else's arias in one of his operas, as every eighteenth-century composer had done.
人物性格的完整性是通过音乐来取得的:一旦威尔地确立了其稳固的地位,他并没有象十八世纪每一个作曲家所做的那样,为不同和歌唱家重新谱写音乐,或同意作出更改,或在其任何一部歌剧中代诸以他人的咏叹调。

"I don't view relations as one where there is a scorecard that says, if we all fight terror together, then somebody owes somebody something," he said. "This is a world in which co-operation is essential. And mutual cooperation is really essential between Pakistan and the United States."
布什说:“我不认为我们的关系中有这样一种规定,就是说如果我们一起打击恐怖主义,那么某个人就欠某个人什么东西。合作在这个世界上非常重要。对于巴基斯坦和美国来说,相互合作至关重要。”


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