豬比人嘅感覺就係樣懶懶,肥嘟嘟,廣東話口語成日會話:再食就好似豬咁肥啦!或者佢真係肥過隻豬呀!所以,豬就好似永遠只有肥嘅形象,但其實係英文有好多用語都關豬事。

 

我地一齊嚟睇下豬究竟喺英文上會點用啦!

 

1. Be as happy as a pig in mud 開心死了

豬好鍾意係泥裡面玩,因為可以幫佢散熱,所以用呢句諺語就可以代表超級開心。

 

Hearing that her friend is getting married, Wendy is as happy as a pig in mud.

聽到朋友要結婚的消息,Wendy開心死了。

 

2. Buy a pig in a poke 盲目購買

 

You should really quit the bad habit of buying a pig in a poke.

你真係應該改左盲目購買的壞習慣。

 

3. Drive (one’s) pigs to market 打鼻鼾

 

I can’t get any sleep with Will driving his pigs to market every night.

我完全冇辦法同Will一齊訓,因為佢每晚都打鼻鼾。

 

4. Piggy bank 豬仔錢箱

 

I can’t believe you smashed your piggy bank just to buy your girlfriend’s gift.

我唔敢相信你竟然為左買女朋友的禮物而打爛個豬仔錢箱。

 

5. Pigs might fly 不可能發生的事

 

If I have finished it by tomorrow, pigs might fly!

如果我聽日可以做完,豬都識飛呀!(根本冇可能)

 

6. Pig out 大吃大喝

 

I pigged out on all the delicious cakes and pastries.

我大吃大喝,將全部的蛋糕包點食晒了。

 

7. Make a pig of yourself 食得太多

 

They made complete pigs of themselves at the dinner.

佢地係晚宴上大吃大喝。

 

8. Sweat like a pig 汗流浹背

 

We were all sweating like a pig after the race.

賽跑過後,我地個個都汗流浹背。

 

 

原來豬都可以同咁多字有關架!唔好再淨喺記得豬係同肥有關啦!



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