1.keep down

【原句】Anyway, we'll try not to keep it down.(S06E05)

【翻译】无论如何,我们会尽量大点声的。

【场景】Max外出归来已是深夜,进门前确定了Caroline是否在睡后叫上参加聚会的同胞们进门继续玩起来。

【讲解】

keep down

①= to control the size or number of something and prevent it from increasing

压缩;控制,限制…的规模。这里根据场景比较符合词义1。

②= to be able to eat or drink something without vomiting

吃(或喝)下东西(而不吐)。

【例句】

I'm going to sleep, so will you try to keep the noise down?

我要睡觉了,你能不能不要太吵?

On the day after her operation she couldn't keep anything down.

手术的第二天,她吃什么都吐。

2.wash out

【原句】Okay, who's next? I washed it out.(S06E05)

【翻译】下一个到谁,我洗干净了。

【场景】参加聚会的人在Max和Caroline的学生宿舍间内继续玩耍,Max拿着一个类似喝酒器具的东西对着大伙喊话。

【讲解】

wash (sth) out = If a colour or dirty mark washes out, or if you wash it out, it disappears when you wash it.洗掉,洗净(颜色或污迹)。这里场景用到该词义。

扩展,wash out = If an event or sports competition is washed out, it is prevented from happening or stopped early because of heavy rain.(因雨)取消,中止(体育比赛等)。

【例句】

Do you think these stains will wash out?

你说这些污迹洗得掉吗?

The men's tennis semifinals were washed out this morning.

今天上午的男子网球半决赛因雨被迫取消。

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