英文真係好神奇,一個字嘅變化可以好多,而食物嘅字都可以融入喺諺語入面,例如我地成日聽嘅‘a piece of cake’同‘my cup of tea’。

 

今日就嚟學多8個同食物有關嘅諺語,你又識幾多個呢?

 

1. Have a beef with 與人意見不合

 

I have a beef with Peter.

我同Peter之間有恩怨。

 

2. Beef about 抱怨

 

He always beefs about his grumpy boss.

佢成日都抱怨佢個脾氣暴躁的上司。

 

3. Cool as a cucumber 處變不驚,泰然自若

 

The exam is in less than an hour, how come you can still be as cool as a cucumber?

個考試唔夠一個鐘就開始,點解你仲可以處變不驚?

 

4. Egg someone on 慫恿人做某件事

 

I egged my sister on so that she would grab a free lobster for me at the buffet.

食自助餐的時候,我慫恿我妹出去幫我扲龍蝦。

 

5. Spill the beans 洩漏機密

 

Don’t spill the beans to Peter, otherwise he will not be impressed!

唔好洩漏比Peter聽呀,如果唔係就冇驚喜架啦!

 

6. Bigger fish to fry 有更重要的事情要做

 

It is not worth struggling on one question. I have got bigger fish to fry.

呢一條題目唔值得我花咁多時間,我仲有更重要的事情要做。

 

7. Salad days 年少輕狂的日子

 

I miss my salad days a lot, when I could hang around with my friends in uniform.

真係掛住年少輕狂的日子,當我仲可以同朋友著住校服係街到閒逛。

 

8. Sour grapes 妒忌

 

I don’t think it is such a great job, and that’s not just sour grapes because I didn’t get it.

我唔覺得呢份係一份好工呀,我並唔係因為得唔到呢份工作而妒忌先咁講。

 

 

有冇諗過食物都可以有咁多意思呢?



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