英语口语 | 用a big fish in a small pond表达“小地方的大人物”

短语a big fish in a small pond的直译是“一个小池塘里的大鱼”,实际表达的意思是一个小公司或小地方的大人物。

  • Paul is a manager of a small company; he likes to be a big fish in a small pond.
  • Jane might think she has power but she's just a big fish in a small pond.

值得注意的是,我们用短语a cold fish来形容那些不友好、态度冷冰冰的人。

  • Julie's a cold fish; she never speaks to anyone in the office.

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