有時打工一族手頭上任務一份又一份,忙到嘔泡。D工作點OT都做唔晒,個人嘅生活時間都被返工佔晒。感謝你每天都咁努力,堅持完成自己嘅工作,記得都要係忙碌過後俾自己抖下呀!今日就一起黎睇下,有d咩英文phrase可以用黎形容「好busy」!

 

1. be snowed under 被事情壓著

 

I’m afraid I have to turn down your invitation. I’m completely snowed under with quite a lot of work at this moment.

很抱歉我沒辦法接受你的邀請,我現在手邊有好幾份工作等著我完成。

 

2. juggle between 同時應付

 

As an active member of two student societies and the captain of the swimming team, she finds her college life a constant juggling act.

同時身為兩個社團的活躍會員,又是泳隊隊長,她的大學時光往往忙著應付各種事項。

 

3. be tied up 忙著

 

Sarah is tied up in a meeting now. Can I take a message for you?

Sarah 正在開會無法抽身,我幫你留言給她好嗎?

 

4. to have one’s hands full with something 忙得不可開交

 

You already have your hands full with a full-time job and an online course; think twice before you sign up for the volunteering work.

全職工作和網課已經夠你忙了,報名義工前還是先考慮清楚吧!

 

5. pull an all-nighter 夜鬼

 

I was a bit of a procrastinator in college, so I tended to pull a lot of all-nighters.

我在大學的時候有拖延症,所以我經常熬夜。

 

6. as busy as a beaver 勤奮工作的人

 

She wanted this promotion so badly that she had been as busy as a beaver for months.

她非常想獲得這次晉升機會,所以幾個月來都盡心盡力地工作。

 

7. The busiest men have the most leisure 越忙碌的人越有閒

 

People always say that the busiest men have the most leisure.

人們都說「越忙碌的人越有閒」。



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