Monkey suit/bathing suit/empty suit 意思是?「suit」英文單字慣用語和用法解析!

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如果你有看過追愛總動員(How I met your mother)這部膾炙人口的影集,你一定記得Barney Stinson的口頭禪:「Suit up!」

如果沒看過也沒關係,Engvid的講師James提出了和「suit」有關的詞語和慣用語,讓你不僅在看影集時能夠聽得懂主角之間的好笑對話,在日常生活中也能加以活用喔!

1. Suit yourself 隨便你

2. Birthday suit 裸體

3. Suit up

– to put on a suit 穿上西裝
– Put on clothes for action 穿上衣服,採取行動

4. Monkey suit

– tuxedo (formal clothes) 晚禮服(正式服裝)
– uniform 制服

5. bathing suit

– clothing for swimming 泳裝

6. empty suit

– a person who has done nothing to earn their position
金玉其外的商人、虛有其表的行政人員(或專業人士)、不學無術的專業人士等

7. suits

– high level management 管理高層
– government (negative) 政府(負面意思)

8. lawsuit

– to go to court because somebody feels they are owed something 訴訟(非刑事案件)

9. suit & fit

– fit: it is the right size or shape 合身
– suit: it is right for somebody or makes you look good 適合某人、與某人相稱

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