小小的土豆可以做成,土豆泥、炸薯条等各种美味,所以大家对potato 都很熟悉。但是,以下几种关于potato 的单词你却不一定认识,今天我们来学习一下。

01、I potato you

I potato you is between I like you and I love you,it represents the stage between a crush and love.

这个短语 是指介于like you和love you之间的一种感情,也就是:很喜欢但没到爱的程度.

例句:

Lisa is quite good-looking and warm-hearted. Many boys potato her so much.

Lisa 长的好看,并且乐于助人。许多男孩喜欢她。

02、Hot potato

Hot potato means a problem, situation, that is difficult to deal with and causes a lot of disagreement

hot potato 的意思为棘手的事情,麻烦事,类似我们中文所说的“烫手山芋”。

如果是形容人:someone like a hot potato则表示这个人很难对付

例句:

He couldn t deal with the hot potato, that s why he was fired.

他不能处理那件棘手的事情,所以他被开除了。

03、couch potato

Couch potota means a person who watches a lot of television and does not have an active life.

这个短语指老爱窝在沙发里看电视的人

与这个短语类似的,mouse Potato,就是指那些老是坐在电脑前面的人。

例句:

It is just a dream for me to turn into a couch potato after coming home from a hard day at work, I have to do all the chores!

对于我来说,一整天的工作之后,回家瘫软在沙发上看电视简直是梦想。我还得做家务!

First, my husband became a coach potato, and now my son is becoming a mouse potato.

我的丈夫先成了一个电视迷,现在我的儿子又成了一个电脑迷。