Anonymous asked in 社會及文化語言 · 1 decade ago

以下proverbs and idioms既意思+例句\\\ (10分)

如題... 我想知以下proverbs and idioms既意思+例句... [IN ENG,PLZ`]

1. Lost your touch

2. Piece of cake/cakewalk

3. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

4. Beat around the bush

5. Don't cry over spilt milk

另外求其搵5個proverbs or idioms... 又係要意思+例句\\\\\\ [ in eng also`]


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  • 1 decade ago
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    be in/out of touch

    Definition::If you are in touch/out of touch with a subject, activity or situation, your knowledge about it is recent/not recent:


    A. He's not really in touch with what young people are interested in.

    B. I didn't look at a newspaper all the time I was on holiday, so I'm completely out of touch.

    2.piece of cake (INFORMAL)

    Definition::Something which is very easy to do:

    EXAMPLE::The exam was a piece of cake.

    3.Hell hath no fury (like a woman scorned).

    Definition::something that you say which means a woman will make someone suffer if they treat her badly

    EXAMPLE::Don't be so sure she'll forgive you. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.

    4.beat about/around the bush

    Definition::to avoid talking about a difficult or embarrassing subject because you are worried about upsetting the person you are talking to


    A.Don't beat around the bush. Just tell me where my brother is. [usually negative]

    B.There is no point in beating about the bush. I'm leaving you.

    5.Don't cry over spilt milk<<我搵唔到..LI個我覺得意思差唔多

    It's no good/use crying over spilt milk., There's no point crying over spilt milk.

    Definition::something that you say which means you should not get upset about something bad that has happened that you cannot change

    EXAMPLE::Sometimes I regret not taking that job in London. Oh well, there's no point crying over spilt milk.


    1.take the bad with the good

    Definition::to accept the unpleasant parts of a situation as well as the pleasant parts

    EXAMPLE::Bringing up children certainly has its problems, but you learn to take the bad with the good

    2.No news is good news.

    Definition::something that you say when you have not spoken to someone or heard any information about them and you are hoping that this is because nothing bad has happened to them

    EXAMPLE::I haven't heard from Johnny for over a week now but I suppose no news is good news.

    3.It never rains but it pours.

    Definition::something that you say which means that when one bad thing happens, a lot of other bad things also happen, making the situation even worse

    EXMAPLE::First of all it was the car breaking down, then the fire in the kitchen and now Mike's accident. It never rains but it pours!

    4.have a chip on your shoulder

    Definition::to blame other people for something bad which has happened to you and to continue to be angry about it so that it affects the way you behave

    EXAMPLE::Even though he went to university, he's always had a chip on his shoulder about his poor upbringing. [often + about]

    5.not put a foot wrong(British & Australian)

    Definition::to not make any mistakes

    EXAMPLE::Angie has always been good at her job, she never puts a foot wrong.

    can't put a foot wrong(British & Australian)

    Definition::if someone can't put a foot wrong, people like them so much that they think everything they do is perfect

    EXAMPLE::As far as Charles is concerned, she can't put a foot wrong.

    2007-03-18 00:11:12 補充:

    比多幾個你簡1.All's fair in love and war.Definition::something that you say which means behaviour that is unpleasant or not fair is acceptable during an argument or competition EXAMPLE::We weren't cheating, we were just playing to win. Anyway, all's fair in love and war.

    2007-03-18 00:11:58 補充:

    2.sweet nothingsDefinition::romantic things that people who are in love say to each other EXAMPLE::He kept leaning across the table, whispering sweet nothings in her ear.

  • 1 decade ago

    哈哈 CAR呢

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    2.Piece of cake/cakewalk 小菜一碟 (即是比喻為無難度)

    it' a piece of cake. 這個太容易了 (簡直小菜一碟)

    3. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned 地獄的烈火抵不上受到愚弄的女人的怒火

    4. Beat around the bush 迴避著某些問題

    5. Don't cry over spilt milk 覆水難收 (打返牛奶,哭也沒用)'s a dog-eat-dog world 這是個互相競爭的世界

    7.a dog's life 非人生活


    比個網你 好實用

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