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麵包 asked in 社會與文化語言 · 2 decades ago


small potato 跟 small beer 都是指小人物吧?


3 Answers

  • Adam
    Lv 7
    2 decades ago
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    說某人或某事無足輕重的時候,你可以說:Someone or something is small potatoes. (記得potatoes一定要寫複數的型態,不是單數)另外附帶一提的是,small potatoes是美式美語的說法,British English是用 small beer!樓上大大所說的nobody也很好,nobody之外也有一些說法可以通用:He's a nobody / a lightweight / a nonentity.He's small fry (此為不可數名詞)

    Source(s): myself
  • 2 decades ago

    nobody 小人物

    somebody 大人物/有頭有臉的人

  • 2 decades ago

    small potato指的是小事情、小人物。small beer可能是某個區域的俚語,很少聽到人用。但是如果是指名不見經傳、地位渺小、沒什麼影響力的「小人物」,英文就有一個字:nobody相反詞也很好玩,大人物的說法,就是:somebodynobody


    ] n. (名詞 noun)無足輕重的人,小人物[C]Miss Watkins was a nobody. She was a drifter. No family, no close friends.沃特金斯小姐是一個無名之輩。她四處漂泊,沒有家,也沒有知己。

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