英语口语 | 用to keep your head above water表达“勉强维持”

短语to keep your head above water可以用来形容某人虽然手头比较紧,但还可以勉强维持。

  • Our company isn't doing very well but we're just about keeping our head above water.
  • I'm struggling to pay the bills; I don't know if I can keep my head above water.

值得注意的是,短语to be in deep water的意思是陷入困境。

  • We're going to be in deep water if someone finds out that we broke that window.

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