風大雨大太陽大,天氣各種面貌的英文,你都會了嗎?

還在用小學課本學到的英文介紹天氣?本篇教你如何更加深入的聊「天」。

WUWOW team
Oct 3 · 7 min read

天氣,是最好的破冰話題,當不知道跟別人聊什麼的時候,聊天氣往往是最安全的。
但是該怎麼描述燦爛的陽光、暴風雨的天氣以及介於這兩者中間的各種天氣樣貌?本篇將介紹與天氣相關的英文用語,讓你跟別人談論天氣更加順利。


目錄
一、1分鐘單字速速記 Vocabulary
二、如何討論天氣 Talking about the Weather
三、跟天氣有關的常用成語 Common Idioms about the Weather

一、1分鐘單字速速記 Vocabulary


二、如何討論天氣 Talking about the Weather

Talking about the weather is a common topic for breaking the ice. Since the subject is so neutral, anyone can talk about the weather without worrying about offending anyone or taboos. However, for beginner English learners, it’s hard to get past “the weather is sunny/rainy today” phrase. Our goal today is to help you elaborate more when discussing the weather.

天氣是為了打破冷場時一般會討論的話題。因為這個話題是非常中立的,任何人都可以討論天氣,不用擔心會冒犯任何人或禁忌。然而,對於初學者,很難講除了”今天是晴天/雨天”這句話以外的話語。我們今天的目標是為了幫助你們在討論天氣時描述更多。

Hot / Sunny Day 大熱天/晴天

It’s blazing / boiling hot outside!

外面天氣非常熾熱!/外面熱到快沸騰了!

It’ll be nothing but blue skies for the long weekend.

這連假一直都會是晴天。

This muggy weather is very unpleasant.

這種悶熱的天氣使人非常不舒服。

Taiwan’s summers are usually hot and humid.

台灣的夏天通常都很熱並且潮濕。

There isn’t a hint of rain.

沒有一絲一毫的雨。

Cold Day 寒冷的天

It’s been a chilly week.

過了寒冷的一周。

The weather is freezing!

天氣非常冷!

The frigid air makes the wind feel like daggers to the face.

寒冷的空氣使風像匕首刺向臉龐。

The country has been under a cold spell for a couple of weeks now.

這個國家已經受到幾周寒流的侵襲。

It’s starting to hail!

開始下冰雹了!

Rainy Day 雨天

It was a cloudy and overcast weekend.

這是一個陰天且多雲的周末。

The afternoon was very gloomy with scattered showers.

這個下午非常陰沉,雨一陣一陣的。

There was a downpour in the city last week, causing floods in people’s basements.

這城市在上周下了一場傾盆大雨,造成很多人的地下室淹水。

It’s just drizzling, no need for a raincoat.

那只是毛毛雨,不需要穿雨衣。

The heavy fog and the rain made driving very dangerous yesterday.

昨天的大霧和雨造成開車時非常危險。

Windy Day 有風的天

There’s a nice breeze today, despite the high heat.

今天雖然氣溫很高,但有陣陣涼風。

The blustery weather is making it hard to keep our potted plants from blowing over.

這個狂風暴雨的天氣很難阻止種植的盆栽被吹倒。

A gust of wind sent our notes flying.

一陣強風把筆記都給吹起來了。

You can tell a typhoon is approaching by the bellowing wind.

聽到帶著咆嘯聲的巨風看得出來颱風正在接近。

The howling sound from the strong wind sends a shiver down my spine.

那強風傳來的嚎叫聲使我的背脊發涼。


三、跟天氣有關的常用成語 Common Idioms about the Weather

To rain cats and dogs (phrs. v.)

傾盆大雨

A storm is brewing (phrs. v.)

暴風雨(指某件不好的事)即將來臨;有不祥的預感

To get wind of something (phrs. v.)

聽到、知道…某個消息

To save up for a rainy day (phrs. v.)

有備無患、未雨綢繆

To be on cloud nine (phrs. v.)

高興極了、樂不可支

To be under the weather (phrs. v.)

生病、覺得不舒服

A storm in a teacup

小題大做,大驚小怪

A rainbow chase

夸父追日;做白日夢;夢想獲得不可能得到的東西

To have one’s head in the clouds (phrs. v.)

心不在焉

Come rain or shine

風雨無阻


As you can see, talking about the weather can have fruitful results. Idioms that have to do with the weather are also very common and useful in everyday conversations. Challenge yourself and see if you can apply these to your daily life!

如你所見,討論天氣可以得到更深更有成效的結果。跟天氣有關的成語在日常中也很常見並且實用。挑戰自己並看看你是否可以把這些應用在你的日常生活當中。


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