图说英语词汇 | 9个与Animals(动物)相关的英语习语

图说英语词汇 | 9个与Animals(动物)相关的英语习语

Different Kettle of Fish
Not comparable
截然不同;完全两回事

  • Having knowledge is one thing but being able to communicate it to others is another kettle of fish.
    拥有知识是一回事,但能够传授给别人就完全是另一回事了。

Leopard Can’t Change Its Spots
People can’t successfully disguise
江山易改,本性难移

  • Well, Anne is late for practice again. I guess a leopard can't change its spots.
    唉,安妮练习又迟到了。我想是江山易改,本性难移吧。

Gilded (Golden) Cage
In a luxurious but confining situation
金丝笼,指生活在奢侈优越的环境中却没有自由

  • She was the bird in the gilded cage, cursed by her hereditary lot.
    她是镀金笼子里的那只鸟,被她的世袭所诅咒。

Have a Cow
To get upset, angry
心慌意乱;焦躁;恼怒

  • My mother had a cow when I said I was going to buy a motorbike.
    我说我要买辆摩托车时,我母亲很是不安。

Hog Wild
Act in a completely uninhibited way
因过于兴奋热切而做得过头

  • There's no need to go hog wild just because it's Sarah's birthday - she won't want such a fuss.
    仅仅因为今天是莎拉的生日就冲动过了头,这实在是没必要,她不想小题大做。

Kangaroo Loose in the Top Paddock
微微发疯,以古怪、愚蠢或荒谬的方式行事,思考或行事

  • Tommy must have a few kangaroos loose in the top paddock if he thinks he can convince our mother to let him get a tattoo for his birthday.
    如果汤米认为他可以说服我们的母亲允许他纹身过生日,那么他一定是疯了。

Herding Cats
Difficult to coordinate
众口难调

  • The latest project that I'm managing at work involves so many different groups that it's just like herding cats.
    我现在掌管的最新项目涉及许多不同的小组,就像放牧猫一样众口难调。

Goose Is Cooked
In serious trouble, with no hope of improvement
陷入严重困境,没有任何改善的希望,完蛋了

  • If I get caught, my goose is cooked.
    如果我被抓了,那我就完蛋了。

Can of Worms
Create a new set of difficult problems
一堆麻烦事;棘手的问题;复杂而难解决的问题

  • Corruption is a serious problem, but nobody has yet been willing to open up that can of worms.
    腐败是很严重的问题,可是还没有人愿意触及这个难题。

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