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用英语表达有关上下班-迟到的话上-即学即职场英语口语词典

来源:慢速英语   时间:1970-01-01 08:00:00

对不起我们迟到了。

you were supposed to be here an hour ago.
(你们一个小时前就应该到这儿了。)

we’re sorry for being late.
(对不起我们迟到了。)

be supposed to ... “认为应该……”。

be late “迟到”。

i’m sorry, i’m late.
(对不起, 我迟到了。)

don’t worry about it.
(没关系。)

sorry to be late.
(对不起我迟到了。)

it happens to the best of us.
(谁都会有迟到的时候。)

we apologize for being late.
we apologize for arriving late.

apologize “道歉”。

i apologize for being tardy.

tardy “迟到的”、 “晚点的”。

i feel badly about being late.

在美国也用“i feel bad ...”, 但是正确的说法应该是“i feel badly ...”。

我刚好赶上了。

were you on time for the meeting?
(开会你准时到了吗?)

i barely made it.
(我刚好赶上了。)

on time “准时”。

barely “勉强”。这里的make指“到达”、 “赶上”。

i made it just in the nick of time.

这里的just指“正好”。in the nick of time 意思是“在关键时刻”。

i just made it.
他又迟到了。

he’s late again.
(他又迟到了。)

you should fire him.
(你应该把他给开除了。)

fire “解雇”。

he’s tardy again.

tardy “迟到的”。

he’s not on time, as usual.
(他又像往常一样没有按时到。)