而家好多人中意養貓,因為貓可以小D出去散步,比較適合都市人忙碌的生活。貓咪一般比人高傲的感覺,但其實貓都會好痴人,所以近年出現左好多貓奴。

 

今日就來學下同貓有關的7個idioms啦!

 

1. Fat cat 有錢,有權勢的人

 

The businessman was described as a fat cat due to the huge bonus he got.

個商人因為得到巨額而被人叫做肥貓。

 

2. Cool cat 有型或者值得敬佩的人

 

He is such a cool cat that lots of girls have a crush on him.

佢係一個有魅力的人,所以好多女仔都暗戀佢。

 

3. Like a cat on a hot tin roof 熱鍋上的螞蟻

 

My sister has been like a cat on a hot tin roof for the whole day, waiting for the result of university entrance exam.

我家姐成日都好似熱鍋上的螞蟻,係到等緊大學入學考試的結果。

 

4. Let the cat out of the bag 唔小心講左秘密

 

I am really sorry that I did not mean to let the cat out of the bag.

對唔住,我唔係有心故意講個秘密出來。

 

5. Play cat and mouse 使用戰略或者特殊手段迎戰

 

The writer has played cat and mouse with the press for an entire month.

個作家已經將媒體玩弄左成個月。

 

6. Look like the cat that got the cream 極度滿意自己的成就

 

The student looked like the cat that got the cream after winning a prize.

個個學生係贏得獎項後表現出相當滿意自己表現的樣。

 

7. Enough to make a cat laugh 極度可笑,荒謬

 

I don’t think it is feasible. The idea is enough to make a cat laugh.

我認為呢個方法唔可行, 聽起來都知荒謬。

 

 

係咪覺得原來英文好多變呢?貓都可以有咁多Idioms!



其他對香港人較陌生的常用英語

片語 Phrasal Verbs
俚語 Slang
諺語 Proverbs



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