英语口语 | 用a sharp tongue表达“言语尖刻”

如果形容某人有一个“尖的舌头 a sharp tongue”那意思就是这个人言语尖刻,说话毫不留情。

  • Don't worry about what the boss says, he has a sharp tongue.
  • Stephen's sharp tongue meant that nobody would ask him for advice.

值得注意的是,如果有人对你说hold your tongue那意思就是“住嘴,别说了”,说明人家不喜欢听你说得那些话。

  • I'm always upsetting people at the meeting so next time I'm going to hold my tongue.

wechat-qrcode