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1. an early bird 早起的人
Ex: Ellen's the early bird in this house, not me.
2. as free as a bird 像鳥一樣自由
Ex: She'd been travelling alone round the Greek islands for a year - free as a bird.
3. The bird has flown. 已經逃跑了
Ex:It's no use searching any more. The bird has flown.
4. A bird in the hand (is worth two in the bush). 不要太貪心
Ex: If I were you I'd accept the money they're offering. After all, a bird in the hand...
5. a bird's eye view 鳥瞰
Ex: We had a bird's eye view of the old town from the top of the city walls.
6. a bird-brain (informal) 笨蛋 (腦像鳥一樣小)
He's just a bird-brain - he can't get anything right.
7. Birds of a feather flock together. (物以類聚)
Ex: I saw the boy who stole my bag with that gang of trouble makers last night - well, birds of a feather flock together, they say.
8. The early bird catches the worm. (早起的鳥兒有蟲吃)
Ex: If you see a job that interests you, apply as soon as possible. The early bird catches the worm.
9. eat like a bird 吃的很少
Ex: We went out for a meal, but she ate like a bird.
10. kill two birds with one stone 一石二鳥
Ex: I killed two birds with one stone and saw some old friends while I was in Leeds visiting my parents.
Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms © Cambridge University Press 1998
- 俊林Lv 61 decade ago
a bird's eye view 鳥瞰 (e.g. We had a bird's eye view of the old town from the top of the city walls.)
The bird has flown. 某人不見了(逃跑了)
A bird in the hand (is worth two in the bush). 二鳥在林不如一鳥在手(勸人勿冒險)
eat like a bird 形容人吃得很少
flip/give somebody the bird 對某人比中指
a bird-brain 笨蛋
The early bird catches the worm. 早起的鳥兒有蟲吃(想成功就要馬上行動)
an early bird 早起的人
as free as a bird 形容一個人自由自在無拘無束
A little bird told me (so). 我不告訴你是誰說的 (拒絕透露消息來源)
watch somebody/something with an eagle eye 形容很小心或很細心或緊迫盯人的態度
a night owl 夜貓族
a stool pigeon 線民
be somebody's pigeon (某件事)屬於某人負責 (e.g. Money isn't my pigeon.)
parrot-fashion 純粹模仿(例如別人做某件事 你跟著他做 可是你不知道這樣做是為了什麼 只是模仿他做而己)
be as sick as a parrot 形容一個人非常失望
2007-02-01 10:19:10 補充：
the birds and the bees 性教育Source(s): 沒有三隻小豬, http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/birds...