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Anonymous asked in 科學其他:科學 · 8 years ago

請問海水漲潮蛤利會有神麼反應?

我們英文課十老師問我們海水漲潮牡蠣會很興奮或開心.....請問為神麼?

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    「as happy as a clam」像蛤蠣一樣快樂;「快樂無比」的意思其實完整的片語是「as happy as a clam at hightide」,但大多數人不說後半部「at high tide漲潮時」,你覺得蛤蠣為何在漲潮時會感到快樂呢?蛤蠣棲息在海底的泥土中,人們要抓到蛤蠣時,得走到岸邊的淺海區,拖著耙,掃過泥土,感覺打到蛤蠣時,便用耙將之拉出泥濘。然而,人們只能在低潮時進行,因為漲潮時水太深,如果你是蛤蠣,漲潮時就會很開心,因為不必擔心有人會來抓你。也可用as happy as a lark(像雲雀一樣的快樂)。

    資料轉載自http://www.taiwantestcentral.com/TeaTime/AsAs.aspx

    Source(s): 台灣測驗中心
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