Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 2 decades ago

為什麼像一條黃瓜會很冷靜?(cool as cucumber

(as) cool as cucumber..為什麼要用"小黃瓜"呢?

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  • 2 decades ago
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    cool as a cucumber = 冷靜、鎮定的意思例句:Despite the mishap Margaret was cool as a cucumber為什麼冷靜如黃瓜?字典上的講法(如下):在外面氣溫很高的時候,黃瓜心不受影響還是一片清涼。Calm and composed, self-possessed. This idiom may be based on the fact that in hot weather the inside of cucumbers remains cooler than the air.

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