absolute/utter/complete nonsense• The Commission's proposals on beef are absolute nonsense.• Statement E: Racism as rationalself interest I think that's absolute nonsense.• That's absolute nonsense, James.• Time-travellers? Utter nonsense, surely?• Still, he posed several questions that he said proved the plaintiffs' case was utter nonsense.
stop ... nonsense• I thought I'd put a stop to this nonsense!• The master put a stop to the nonsense the moment he walked in.• Poltoo, kindlystop this nonsenseStraightaway!• Could you pleasestop this nonsense?
➡ See also the entry for lienoun另见lie名词词条nonsense ♦︎ (taboo) bullshit ♦︎ rubbish ♦︎ (taboo) crap ♦︎ bull ♦︎ garbage ♦︎ (taboo) B.S. ♦︎ gibberishThese are all words for sth that you think is ridiculous or obviously untrue.这些词均表示胡说、胡扯、瞎说。PATTERNS AND COLLOCATIONS 句型和搭配◆nonsense / bullshit / rubbish / crap / bull / garbage / B.S. about sth◆pure nonsense / rubbish / garbage◆absolute / total nonsense / rubbish / crap / garbage◆complete / utter nonsense / rubbish / garbage◆to talk nonsense / bullshit / rubbish / crap / gibberish◆to believe that nonsense / bullshit / rubbish / crap / bull / garbage / B.S.◆a load / lot of nonsense / bullshit / rubbish / crap / bull / garbage / B.S.◆What nonsense / bullshit / rubbish / bull / garbage■nonsense [uncountable, singular] (oftendisapproving) comments, ideas or beliefs that you think are stupid or obviously not true; words that have no sensible meaning谬论；胡扯；胡言乱语；毫无意义的话◆'I heard he's resigning.' 'That's nonsense.' “我听说他要辞职。”“无稽之谈。”◆What's all this nonsense about you getting married? 有人胡扯说你要结婚，怎么回事？◆It's nonsense to say they don't care. 说他们不在意那是瞎扯。◆The idea is an economic nonsense. 这种观点是经济学上的谬论。◆a book of nonsense poems(= poems that seem not to make sense) 一本不知所云的诗集OPPsense ⇨ wisdom■bullshit ˈbʊlʃɪt [uncountable] (taboo, slang, spoken, disapproving) comments or ideas that you think are stupid or not true胡说；废话；狗屁ⓘ Bullshit is very common in spoken English, used especially to say that you think that what sb has just said is nonsense. However, it should only be used in an informal situation to sb who is your equal in age and status. If said to sb who is older or who considers themselves more important than you, it could cause very great offence. * bullshit在英语口语中很常见，尤用于表示你认为某人刚说过的话是胡扯。不过，bullshit仅限于在非正式场合与年龄、地位相仿的人交谈时使用。如果在与年长者或自认为地位更高的人说话时使用该词，可能会造成很大的冒犯◆Don't give me that bullshit(= stop talking nonsense)! 别瞎扯了！◆Don't listen to him－he's full of bullshit. 别听他的，他说的都是屁话。■rubbish [uncountable] (BrE, informal, especiallyspoken, disapproving) comments or ideas that you think are stupid or obviously not true胡说；瞎说；废话◆Rubbish! You're not fat! 瞎说！你并不胖！◆Then we were told a lot of rubbish about 'leadership' and 'bonding'. 接着有人对我们讲了一大堆有关“领导才能”和“情谊”的废话。ⓘ Rubbish is more informal than nonsense and can show a greater lack of respect. It is only used in British English. * rubbish较nonsense非正式，可表示更大程度的不敬，只用于英式英语。■crap [uncountable] (taboo, slang, spoken, disapproving) comments or ideas that you think are stupid or not true胡说；胡扯；废话ⓘ Crap should only be used in an informal situation to sb who is your equal in age and status. If said to sb who is older or who considers themselves more important than you, it could cause very great offence. * crap仅限于在非正式场合与年龄、地位相仿的人交谈时使用。如果在与年长者或自认为地位更高的人说话时使用该词，可能会造成很大的冒犯◆Let's just cut the crap(= stop talking nonsense) and get down to business. 咱们别说废话了，开始干正事吧。◆ (BrE) You're talking a load of crap. 你这是一派胡言。◆ (NAmE) What a bunch of crap. 真是废话连篇。■bull [uncountable] (especially NAmE, slang, spoken, disapproving) comments or ideas that you think are stupid or not true胡说；胡扯；废话ⓘ Bull is a less offensive way of saying bullshit. * bull是bullshit不那么冒犯的说法◆That's just bull and you know it. 那只是胡扯罢了，你知道的。■garbage [uncountable] (especially NAmE, informal, disapproving) rubbish胡说；瞎说；废话◆That's complete garbage! 那是彻头彻尾的胡说！◆Don't believe all that garbage the government tells you. 别信政府讲的那一套鬼话。■B.S. ˌbiː ˈes
(NAmE, taboo, slang) bullshit胡说；废话；狗屁◆That guy's full of B.S. 那家伙满嘴胡扯八道。■gibberish ˈdʒibərɪʃ [uncountable] words that have no meaning or are impossible to understand莫名其妙的话；胡话；令人费解的话◆He speaks gibberish all the time. He's mad. 他一直胡言乱语。他疯了。