Когда нас что-то реально достало, то это состояние идеально описывается идиомой cheesed off. Ближайшие ее аналоги to be fed up и to piss off.
- She's a bit cheesed off with her job.
Она реально устала от этой работы.
- She was really cheesed off at him.
Она была чертовски зла на него.
- Now, like most of us who have gotten used to a good thing, this really pisses them off.
Как и любого из нас, кто привык к хорошей жизни, это до боли сильно раздражает.
Finn явно расстроен, босс заставил его переделывать большой и скучный отчет. Li предлагает ему поесть, но он уже сыт по горло. Действительно ли он уже наелся?
(Finn comes into the office where Li is working and he looks very angry)
Li: Hi Finn. Oh, you don't look that happy today... Here, have a bit of cheese.
Finn: No thanks, Li.
Li: It's tasty! Italian cheese – my favourite.
Finn: Thank you, Li. But, I'm sorry, I'm just in a terrible mood today. Do you know I have to spend the whole weekend writing a report?
Li: Oh really…?
Finn: Well, the boss said my first draft wasn't good enough and asked me to do the whole thing again by Monday!
Li: Not much fun. Sorry, Finn. Are you sure you don't want some cheese?
Finn: No. No cheese for me, thanks. I'm… I'm really cheesed off!
Li: Cheesed off? Is that a medical problem…? You can't eat cheese?
Finn: No. In English, 'to be cheesed off' means to be really annoyed. I'm so cheesed off! You can also say 'to cheese someone off' – so, writing reports really cheeses me off.
Li: So… now I know why you're cheesed off.
Finn: Yes, 'cheesed off' is today's expression in Authentic Real English. Let's hear some examples of how it's used.
- Working with Caroline is not easy. She gets really cheesed off when people don't agree with her.
- My sister cheeses me off. She borrows all my clothes and never returns them!
Li: No need to be cheesed off, Finn. I can help you with your report.
Finn: Oh really. You're such a sweetie, Li!
Li: But you have to do what I say…
Finn: Ok… what do I have to do?
Li: First thing: have some of this cheese!
Finn: Oh, okay. Mmm… mmmm… this is quite delicious! Can I have some more?
Li: You see. I knew you would feel better after eating something. You weren't just angry – you were hungry! Feeling a bit better now?
Finn: Oh yes. Oh, lovely. Thank you. Now, let's get this done. Bye.