YR Chiu asked in 社會與文化語言 · 8 years ago

求!「馬」-英文俚語 (15)

1.straight from the horse's mouth.

2.eat like a horse.

3.work like a horse.

4.flog a dead horse.

5.Don't put the cart before the horse.

6.from the horse's mouth.

7.hold one's horses.

8.look a gift horse in the mouth.

9.Don't change horses in mid-stream.

10.Lock the stable after the horse has gone.

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    1.straight from the horse's mouth.

    來自最權威的(訊息,來源...)

    2.eat like a horse.

    食量驚人

    3.work like a horse.

    認真工作 (做牛做馬)

    4.flog a dead horse.

    無謂追殺 (已經贏了,但是繼續鞭打死馬)

    5.Don't put the cart before the horse.

    顛三倒四 (把拖車擺到馬的前方,怎麼拖?)

    6.from the horse's mouth.

    參考 1.

    7.hold one's horses.

    稍安毋躁 (類似"懸崖勒馬")

    8.look a gift horse in the mouth.

    嫌棄禮物不夠好 (風度極差)

    9.Don't change horses in mid-stream.

    不要臨時換將 (過河到一半,卻要換馬匹)

    10.Lock the stable after the horse has gone.

    多此一舉 (馬都走了,何必要把馬厩上鎖?)

    A picture for "Don't change horses im mid-stream":

    圖片參考:http://imgcld.yimg.com/8/n/AE03562214/o/2013012000...

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