Sunday, November 25, 2007

Idioms သင္ခန္းစာ (၁)


Contributor: Chaos
Translator: ဦးဦးကထိက

Idioms are phrases which we use to decorate our sentences with a combination of words. Words, themselves have their own meanings but when we combine them together, they only stand for one meaning.

Idiomatic phrases beautify English Language. It's not only simple but also easy to learn. The use of idioms is of great help to raise our level of English in everyday use.

Idioms ဆုိတာကေတာ႔ sentences ေလးေတြကုိ အလွဆင္ဖုိ႔ သုံးတဲ႔ စကားစုေလးေတြပါပဲ။ စကားလုံးေလးေတြ ကိုယ္တုိင္မွာ အဓိပၸါယ္တစ္မ်ိဳးစီ ေဆာင္ေပမယ္႔ ေပါင္းစပ္လုိက္တဲ႔အခါက်ရင္ေတာ႔ အဓိပၸါယ္တစ္ခု ထြက္လာပါတယ္. Idiom စကားစုေလးေတြဟာ အဂၤလိပ္ဘာသာစကားကို အလွဆင္တဲ႔ အလကၤာေလးေတြလုိ႔လည္း ေျပာလုိ႔ရႏုိင္ပါတယ္. Idiom ေလးေတြကုိ သင္ယူရတာ လြယ္လည္းလြယ္ပါတယ္. အင္မတန္မွလည္း ရုိးရွင္းျပီး ေပ်ာ္ရႊင္စရာလည္းေကာင္းပါတယ္. အဂၤလိပ္စာကို အဆင္႔ျမင္႔ျမင္႔ သင္ယူတတ္ေျမာက္ခ်င္သူတုိင္းအတြက္ Idiom ေလးေတြကုိ ႏုိင္ႏုိင္နင္းနင္း အသုံးျပဳတတ္ဖုိ႔ သိပ္ကုိ အေရးၾကီးပါတယ္.


A to Z

very thoroughly and completely
အစအဆုံး၊ အကုန္အစင္၊ တစ္လုံးတစ္ပါဒမွ်မက်န္ လုိ႔ အဓိပၸါယ္ရပါတယ္.

He has studied Chinese from A to Z.

A1 (inf)

of the highest quality; very good.
ထိပ္တန္း အရည္အေသြးလုိ႔ ဆုိလုိပါတယ္. A ဆုိတာက Alphabet ေတြရဲ႔ ပထမဆုံး စကားလုံးျဖစ္သလုိ 1 ဆုိတာကလည္း နံပါတ္ေတြရဲ႔ ပထမဆုံးျဖစ္ပါတယ္. ဒါကုိ တင္စားျပီး ယူထားတာပါ.

The products from this company can be said to be A1.

ABC

the simplest and most basic knowledge:
အေျခခံ လုိ႔ ဆုိလုိပါတယ္.

This book gives you the ABC of C++ Programming.

About

month, week etc about
every alternate month, week:
ရက္ျခား၊ အပတ္ျခား၊ လျခား စသည္..

I go to Yangon and Taunggyi week about(One week i go to Yangon and one
week i go to Taunggyi

Be, get (a bit) above oneself

to have to acquire too high an opinion of oneself;
to be or become very conceited:
စိတ္ၾကီး၀င္သည္. ေသြးနားထင္ေရာက္သည္ လုိ႔ ျပန္ဆုိႏုိင္ပါတယ္.

She's got a bit above herself since she became the chairperson of the company.

of one's own accord

of one's own free will:
တစ္ပါးသူ၏ တုိက္တြန္းခ်က္မပါဘဲ မိမိသေဘာအရ လုိ႔ အဓိပၸါယ္ေဆာင္ပါတယ္.

He did it of his own accord, without being forced to.

bring (smo) to account

to make sure that (a criminal etc)
pays for what he has done:
ကုိယ္လုပ္တာ ကုိယ္ခံရမယ္ ဆုိတဲ႔ သေဘာမ်ိဳးပါ.

This murderer must be brought to account.

by all accounts

in the opinion of most people
အမ်ားစုရဲ႔ သေဘာထားလုိ႔ မွတ္ယူႏိုင္ပါတယ္.

By all accounts, he's an excellent teacher.

call (someone) to account

to demand that (someone) explains what he has done and why, esp if
this was apparently wrong:
ေခၚယူသတိေပးခံရတာမ်ိဳးကုိ ဆုိလုိပါတယ္.

He was called to account for his ridiculous behavior.

1 comment:

ျမရြက္ေ၀ said...

သင္တန္းလာတက္သြားတယ္ရွင့္။ ေက်းဇူးပါ။ ထပ္လာဦးမယ္။