1.out of the picture

【原句】You're out of the picture, kid. (S05E14)

【翻译】你出局了,孩子。

【场景】Max和男友Randy在酒吧休闲区休息,Caroline与编剧会面谈完后,接着和他们坐下聊天,并在Randy的撮合下遇见了元老Bob。Max谈及编剧会面一事进展时,Caroline支支吾吾说着,被Caroline旁边的Bob立马点破事实。

【讲解】

out of the picture ①not important to or not involved in a situation不重要;未参与。②unnecessary in a particular situation不必要,多余。

扩展the pictures = the cinema电影院,如Let's go to the pictures tonight.今晚我们去看电影吧。

【例句】

He used to be an important member of the team, but he's gradually drifted out of the picture.

他以前是队里的成员,但渐渐退出了。

The new systems cut humans out of the picture altogether.

新系统完全无需人的参与。

2.black out

【原句】... and I kind of blacked out after that. (S05E14)

【翻译】我有点两眼发黑,心也跟着变黑了。

【场景】Max听到自己被踢出剧本,Caroline连忙解释,真实是有大咖要演Caroline这个角色,并且要求是剧中唯一女主角,Caroline承认蒙蔽了双眼。

【讲解】

black out v.用墨等涂掉;熄灭灯光;眼前发黑;查禁;昏厥;对…实施灯火管制。

blackout n. [ C ] (UNCONSCIOUSNESS) = a short period when someone suddenly becomes unconscious暂时晕倒;暂时失去知觉。常用意思还有“断电;灯火管制;(新闻的)封锁;(广播的)中断”。

【例句】

He can't drive because he suffers from blackouts.

因为暂时性昏迷他无法开车。

The date on the letter had been blacked out.

信上的日期被涂掉了。

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