与法律和规则(laws and rules)相关的英语习语

take the law into your own hands
不通过法律自行惩罚,私自治罪

  • One day, after years of violent abuse from her husband, she took the law into her own hands.
    在经受了多年虐待之后,她终于有一天私自报复了她的丈夫。

be a law unto yourself
自行其是,我行我素

  • Charlie, of course, never fills in the record forms but then he's a law unto himself.
    查利当然从不填写登记表,他总是自行其是。
  • Some of the landowners were a law unto themselves. There was nobody to check their excesses and they exploited the people.
    某些土地所有者目无法纪。他们横行霸道,鱼肉乡民。

lay down the law
立规矩;发号施令

  • She can't just come into this office and start laying down the law.
    她不能一进办公室的门就开始发号施令。

bend the law/rules
变通,通融;放松规定

  • Can't you bend the rules a little? I was only a few minutes late.
    你就不能稍微变通一下吗?我只不过迟到了几分钟而已。

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