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112 flab; ripped
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(Ambience sound in a busy gym)
LH: 哇！Larry! 你怎么满头大汗的？你在做什么啊？
LL: I've been out running. I'm trying to burn all this flab on my stomach!
LL: That's right! Flab means fat, especially loose fat that hangs off the body.
LL: Sure, I might be thinner, but I still have more flab than I need. I want to look good when I visit the beach next spring.
LL: It's never that easy. A lot of westerners are like me, they grow flab very easily. If I don't exercise, the flab won't go away.
LL: Well, no, of course not. For instance, my friend Pete eats like a pig, but there isn't an ounce of flab on his body. It's amazing.
LL: Really? Maybe you'd better join me next time I go running. You don't want that flab to get worse, do you?
LH: 对了！Larry, 你怎么突然间决定要开始运动了呢？噢！该不是.......有新女朋友了？
LL: Pfft... I wish! It's just that last month when I was in Florida, I saw a lot of ripped guys on the beach there. I felt like a real loser after seeing them.
LH: 你上个月到佛罗里达去玩，看到海滩上好多ripped guys。什么是ripped guys? 这些人让你觉得自己很失败，那是为什么呀？
LL: If someone is ripped, it means that they are very strong, and have lots of muscle definition. You can see their muscles clearly.
LL: That's right. Sprinters usually are pretty ripped - too much flab would slow them down.
LL: Oh, I don't know. I don't really care if I'm ripped or not. I just want to lose some flab so that I can go to the beach without being laughed at.
LL: Really? So you're saying women don't really care if a guy is strong and ripped?
- 111 go off on sb.; what's the deal (08/6/15 19:54:24)
- 110 tick sb. off; get lost (08/6/15 19:54:24)
- 109 come clean; no sweat (08/6/15 19:54:24)
- 108 go easy; go cold turkey (08/6/15 19:54:24)
- 107 whatchamacallit; mooch (08/6/15 19:54:24)
- 106 racket; that does it! (08/6/15 19:54:24)
- 105 push one's luck; crackpot (08/6/15 19:54:24)
- 104 out of whack; goofy (08/6/15 19:54:24)
- 103 clunker; don't sweat it (08/6/15 19:54:24)
- 102 hook sb. up; buzz off (08/6/15 19:54:24)