◎ 我回来了。I'm home.
Welcome back. (你回来了。)
= Welcome back!
◎今天过得愉快吗? Did you have a good time?
◎今天怎么样? How did it go today?
= How was your day?
◎我可以出去玩儿会儿吗? Can I go out to play?
After you finish your homework. (写完作业再去吧。)
◎我饿了。 I'm hungry.
We have some snacks. (吃点儿点心吧。)
◎点心在哪儿? Where are the snacks?
They're in the cupboard. (在碗橱里。)
◎我去补习学校了啊。 I'm going to cram school now.
Call when you finish. (下课后来个电话。)
◎能给我点儿零花钱吗? May I have my allowance?
What do you want to buy? (你要买什么呀?)
◎真累啊! I'm tired.
= I'm exhausted. (我精疲力尽了)
= I'm pooped. (*俚语)
◎晚饭你想吃什么? What would you like for dinner?
= What do you want for dinner? (晚饭吃什么?)
How about steak? (吃牛排怎么样?)
◎你能帮我准备餐具吗? Would you help me set the table?
I'd be happy to. (乐意之至。)
*set the table 是将刀、叉和杯子在桌子上摆好，准备吃饭的意思。
◎晚饭做什么好呢? What should I make for dinner?
= What should I cook for dinner?
= What should I fix for dinner?
◎还是家好哇。 It's good to be home.
= There's no place like home.
= It feels so good to be home.
你能不能赶紧去趟商店? Would you run to the store?
In just a minute. (稍等一下。)
◎洗澡水烧好了。 The bath is ready.
It's been a long day. (今天真累呀!)
◎我要冲个澡。I'm taking a shower.
◎晚饭做好了吗? Is dinner ready?
Not yet. (还没呢。)
Is it time for dinner yet? (该吃晚饭了吧?)
◎妈妈，今天晚饭吃什么? Mom, what's for dinner tonight?
= Mom, what did you fix for dinner?
◎晚饭吃什么? What's for dinner?
Salisbury steak. (吃汉堡肉饼。)
◎今天吃咖哩饭。Today, we're having curry.
= We're having curry today.
◎还要多久才能做好呀? How soon can you get it ready?
= When will it be ready?
= How soon will it be done?
In about five more minutes. (再有5分钟吧。)
Shall we begin? (可以吃了吗?)
◎请先吃吧。Please go ahead.
= Please help yourself.
◎这把刀真快呀! This knife cuts well, doesn't it?
It sure does. (真挺快的。)
◎水开啦! The water is boiling!
◎开饭啦! Come and get it!
It's time for dinner! (该吃晚饭啦!)
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner is ready! (早饭/午饭/晚饭好了啊!)
◎该吃饭啦! It's time to eat.
◎这就来啦! I'm coming.
I'll be right there. (我马上就去。)
I'm on my way. 我马上就去
◎手洗干净了吗? Did you wash your hands well?
◎别弄洒了。 Don't spill it!
Don't tip it over.
◎把碗里的菜吃光。Eat all of your vegetables.
= Finish your vegetables.
= Finish up your vegetables.
◎把饭吃光。Finish up your plate.
I'm trying to. (这不吃着呢嘛。)
◎我不喜欢吃芦笋。 I don't like asparagus.
Don't be picky. (不许挑食。)
◎谢谢您的款待。It was very delicious. Thank you.
It was a wonderful dinner. (谢谢您丰盛的晚餐。)
◎能帮我收拾盘子吗? Would you clear the table?
Would you put the dishes away?
◎把盘子洗了。 Do the dishes!
= Wash the dishes!
I will. (就去洗。)
It's not my turn. (今天不该我洗。)
◎我擦盘子。 I'll dry the dishes.
◎你干什么呢? What are you doing?
*口语中一般发成“What're you doing?”
◎我看电视呢。I'm watching TV.
◎有什么好看的节目吗? Are there any good programs on TV?
No, not today. (没有，今天没什么好看的。)
◎野茂上电视了。 Nomo is on TV.
What's on Channel 8?
◎能不能帮我换个台? Would you change the channel?
= Would you switch the channel?
= Would you change the station?
◎我还想看电视。 I want to watch more TV.
You've watched enough for tonight. (今晚你看得够多的了。)
◎铺床吧。 Let's spread out the futon.
Let's get the futon out. (把被子拿出来吧。)
= Why don't you take a nap? (你干嘛不睡午觉?)
= I'm drowsy.
◎作业做了吗? Did you do your homework?
I am. (好好学着呢。)
◎快点睡觉。 Hurry up and go to sleep.
◎游戏玩够了吧。Enough with your video games.
I can't quit now. (正好玩着呢。)
◎一定要刷牙噢。Make sure you brush your teeth.
I will. (一定刷。)
◎明天的东西都准备好了吗? Are you ready for tomorrow?
No, not yet. (没有，还没准备好呢。)
◎我去洗个澡。I'm going to take a bath.
Make sure you wash up well. (好好洗洗啊。)
◎该睡觉了。Time to go to sleep.
Just a minute. (再等一下。)
◎电视还开着呢。You left the TV on.
Sorry about that. (对不起，我忘了关。)
You forgot to turn the TV off. (你忘了关电视啦。)
◎别把你的东西都摊在这儿。Don't leave your stuff here.
I won't. (知道了。)
◎把闹钟定在8点了。I set the alarm clock for 8:00.
I set it for 8:00.
◎明天7点叫醒我。Wake me up at seven tomorrow.
Sure thing. (知道了。)
Good night. (晚安。)
= Have pleasant dreams.
Don't let the bedbugs bite. (晚安。)