Horse 英文片語?與”Horse”有關的 6 個有趣英文俚語

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英文中,有許多關於「馬」的有趣俚語,Let’s talk的英文老師特地整理出了 6 組包含”Horse”的俚語,無論是日常對話或是寫作時都非常實用喔。

1. get off your high horse

請對方不要再舉止傲慢、或認為自己高人一等。

ex. Get off your high horse , you aren’t as smart as you think you are.

2. eat like a horse 食量巨大

形容食量非常大。

ex. I eat like a horse.

3. to flog /beat a dead horse 徒勞無功

徒勞無功、努力沒有成果。

ex. He keeps going for auditions but I think he’s flogging/beating a dead horse.

4. To hold your horses

如果你做某件事的速度太快,需要冷靜下來,先停留一下或者放慢速度。

ex. She has invested a lot of money .she needs to hold her horses.

5. straight from the horse’s mouth

從消息可靠人士那邊聽來的。

ex. She is quitting her job, I heard it straight from the horse’s mouth.

6. to Back the wrong horse 看走眼

看走眼。

ex. I invested a lot of money on him and eventually realized I have backed a wrong horse.

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